2012 Mercury OptiMax Pro XS 250 HP

OptiMax Pro XS 250 HP

In a class all its own.

For people who demand speed and acceleration from their outboards, the OptiMax Pro XS is the only choice. Mercury engineers leveraged the Mercury Racing heritage to develop this family of high-performance Direct Injected outboards. The result is an outboard family that blows away the competition when it comes to power, durability, performance and fuel efficiency.

Nothing on the water today is faster or more proven than the OptiMax Pro XS. And we're proud to introduce the newest addition to this family, the 150hp OptiMax Pro XS. In head-to-head tests, the 150 Pro XS outran the competition by almost 5 MPH while delivering 15% better fuel economy! The 150 Pro XS is a perfect fit for those anglers looking to increase the performance of their 18-foot fishing boats.

With remarkable acceleration and awesome performance, the Optimax Pro XS lineup has created a class of its own. Nothing else is faster or more proven than the OptiMax Pro XS.

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Specifications

Engine Specs
  • Displacement (CID/cc) : 185 / 3032
  • Cylinder/Configuration : V-6 (60 degree vee)
  • Bore & Stroke (in/mm) : 3.63 x 3.00in / 92 x 76mm
  • Fuel System : 2-stage Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)
  • Full Throttle RPM Range : 5500-6000
  • Ignition System : PCM Digital Inductive
  • Starting : Electric (turn-key)
  • Alternator Amp : 60 amp / 756 watt
  • Gear Shift : F-N-R
  • Steering : Big Tiller Compatible, Remote
  • Trim System : Power Trim
  • Recommended Oil : Mercury OptiMax/DFI Outboard Oil
  • Fuel Injection System : Naturally aspirated
  • CARB Star Rating : 3
  • Remote Fuel Tank : optional
  • Exhaust System : Though prop
  • Compatible with Smartcraft Digital Technology : Yes
  • Dry Weight * Lightest model available : 505lbs / 229kg
  • Engine Protection Operator Warning System : SmartCraft Engine Guardian
  • Gearcase Ratio : 1.75:1
  • Recommended Fuel : 87 octane/up to 10% ethanol
Specs
  • HP/Kw @ Prop : 250 / 184
  • Cooling System : Water-cooled with thermostat & pressure-controlled
  • Shaft Length : 20 in (508 mm) / 25 in (635mm)
  • Shallow Water Trim Range : 20 degrees