Are 4 stroke outboards heavier than 2-stroke?

Four-stroke outboards use an engine very similar to an automobile’s. Because of these intake and exhaust valves (the valve train), a four-stroke outboard is usually heavier than a two-stroke outboard of the same horsepower.

How much does a 4hp motor weigh?

Weight & Size The Johnson 4-horsepower, four-stroke outboard engine weighs approximately 55 pounds, with a displacement of 8.4 cubic inches or 138 cubic centimeters. The transom height, which is the boat transom height required to support the engine, is 15 inches.

Are 4 stroke outboards better than 2-stroke?

The fuel efficiency of a 4-stroke motor can be 50% better than that of a 2-stroke motor with the same HP. As for environmental concerns, 4 stroke outboards produce far less harmful emissions, which can be as much as 90% cleaner than those from a similar sized 2-stroke motor.

How much does a 5HP outboard weight?

Weight: 61 Lbs (Weight estimated based on lightest version + options) RPM Range: 4500-5500.

How long will a 2-stroke outboard last?

A typical two-stroke or four-stroke outboard engine should provide 1,500 hours of run time. Based on the average use of 200 hours per year, this will last 7-8 years. However, changing your oil every 50 hours of operation and regularly flushing the engine can see your outboard engine last 10 to 20 years.

Will 2 stroke outboards be banned?

Two-stroke engines are not “banned” for use on all waterways in California, nor is there any plan to do so. Carbureted and electronic-injection two-stroke engines are considered high-emission engines.

Which outboard engine is best?

Best Outboard Engines

  • Suzuki DF25. Above: Hour upon hour of testing has proven the reliability and easy starting of the DF25.
  • Yamaha F25. You’ve gotta love where an engine like the Yamaha F25 can take you.
  • Mercury 75/90/115.
  • Torqeedo Deep Blue.
  • Suzuki DF90.
  • Yamaha V-Max SHO 115.
  • Evinrude ETEC G2.
  • Yamaha F250.

How long can a 2 stroke engine last?

A current garden variety 600 twin engine in the popular trail/sport category can deliver up to 12,000 miles (19,000 kms) of reasonable use. Reasonable use includes using good quality injector oil, regular servicing of the exhaust valves and annnual clutch maintenance.