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Pro XS 175 - 300hp

A New Era in Performance

Mercury Pro XS® outboards are engineered for those boaters who demand ultimate performance – anglers competing on the highly competitive tournament trails and powerboaters who simply crave speed and acceleration. Exclusive components and tuning extract every ounce of performance from each Pro XS model so you can take it to the limit.

Engine Specifications by Horsepower

Horsepower 300 250 225 200 175
Engine type V8 V8 V8 V8 V6
Displacement (CID/CC) 279 CID 279 CID 279 CID 279 CID 209
Displacement (L) 4.6L 4.6L 4.6L 4.6L 3.4
Cylinder Configuration V-8 [64 degree] with Dual Overhead Cam [DOHC] and 32-valves V-8 [64 degree] with Dual Overhead Cam [DOHC] and 32-valves V-8 [64 degree] with Dual Overhead Cam [DOHC] and 32-valves V-8 [64 degree] with Dual Overhead Cam [DOHC] and 32-valves V-6 [64 degree] with Dual Overhead Cam [DOHC] and 24-valves
Full throttle RPM 5600-6200 5600-6200 5600-6200 5600-6200 5400-6000
Alternator amp / Watt 85-amp (1071 Watt) with Idle Charge 85-amp (1071 Watt) with Idle Charge 85-amp (1071 Watt) with Idle Charge 85-amp (1071 Watt) with Idle Charge 85-amp (1071 Watt) with Idle Charge
Starting Electric Start with SmartStart Protection Electric Start with SmartStart Protection Electric Start with SmartStart Protection Electric Start with SmartStart Protection Electric Start with SmartStart Protection
Steering Hydraulic (standard)
Power (optional)
Big Tiller (optional)
Hydraulic (standard)
Power (optional)
Big Tiller (optional)
Hydraulic (standard)
Power (optional)
Big Tiller (optional)
Hydraulic (standard)
Power (optional)
Big Tiller (optional)
Hydraulic (standard)
Power (optional)
Shaft length 20" / 508 mm
25" / 635 mm
20" / 508 mm
25" / 635 mm
20" / 508 mm
25" / 635 mm
20" / 508 mm
25" / 635 mm
20" / 508 mm
25" / 635 mm
Gearcase ratio 1.75:1 1.75:1 1.75:1 1.75:1 (TorqueMaster or 5.44"); 1.85:1 (4.8") 1.85:1
Dry weight *Lightest model available 505 lbs / 229 kgs 505 lbs / 229 kgs 505 lbs / 229 kgs 505 lbs / 229 kgs 470 lbs / 213 kgs
Trim system Power trim and tilt Power trim and tilt Power trim and tilt Power trim and tilt Power trim and tilt

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