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The totally new 325 is the queen of the Bayliner fleet, and she may just be the best value in her class.

Key Features

  • Hand-Laid Fiberglass
  • SRS™ Hull Design
  • Transferable Limited 5-Year Structural Hull Warranty
  • Trim Tab Controls
  • Transom Door
  • Entertainment Center: with Sink, Faucet & Storage Cabinet
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Windlass
  • AM/FM Stereo & CD Controller
  • Aft Double Berth

Specifications

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Specifications
Length Overall 35'0'' Dry Weight 11,319 lbs.
Beam 11'6'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 3'5'' Fuel Cap 175 gal.
Deadrise/Transom 18 deg. Water Cap 31 gal.
Max Headroom 6'3'' Bridge Clearance 10' 6''
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Engine options
Std. Power 2 x 250-hp MerCruiser 5.7L
Tested Power 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser MX 6.2 MPI
Opt. Power Up to 2 x 375-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG
2 x 300-hp MerCruiser ES-300 diesels

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Line Drawing

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Photo Gallery

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Plenty of room up forward for relaxing.

Right from the docks, you’ll see that this cruiser is a big boat, with an overall length of 35 feet and a healthy beam of 11 feet, 6 inches. A high freeboard encompasses the vessel and provides reassu

Good looking express criuser.

The totally new 325 is the queen of the Bayliner fleet, and she may just be the best value in her class.

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Good room to entertain friends and family.

The massive space includes an L-shaped settee to starboard which doubles as a dining spot or can be converted to a sun lounge. On the port side there is an aft facing chase lounge that provides seatin

Feel in command behind the wheel.

At the helm is a full gamut of analog gauges and rocker switches that are well organized by priority to help minimize the work load on the skipper.

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Good overnighter

Bayliner used large windows just above the bond line of the hull to supply lots of natural light and fresh air when you want it. There are also a few port holes which deliver additional ambiance to th

Complete galley with all the necessities.

Just aft of the galley is a spacious head compartment. Here you will find a vanity with sink as well as an electric flush toilet which double as the shower seat.

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Captain's Report

Tested By Capt. Ron Svoboda

Few boats elicit a reaction from the seasoned BoatTest crew like the all new 325 cruiser did at its unveiling. The totally new 325 is the queen of the Bayliner fleet, and she may just be the best value in her class.

Functional Layout

The cockpit is an entertainer’s paradise. The massive space includes an L-shaped settee to starboard which doubles as a dining spot or can be converted to a sun lounge. On the port side there is an aft facing chase lounge that provides seating for up to four people. Just aft is a wet bar which supplies a sink, refrigerator and storage cabinet. The entire cockpit can be canvassed for those cold or rainy days, therefore extending your pleasure potential.

At the Controls

At the helm is a full gamut of analog gauges and rocker switches that are well organized by priority to help minimize the work load on the skipper. There is also a spot on the dash to mount a multi-function navigation display. All of this is very user-friendly.

My only complaint about the helm is that I would prefer to have seen a larger Danforth compass on this size boat. On the other hand, the dash supplies molded steps which are a great help when transitioning to the foredeck to work the anchor or to enjoy the large sun pads fixed to the bow. Another great feature of the helm station is the captain’s twin command seat. The double-wide seat offers a flip-up cushion for the pilot, but more impressively, the entire seat can be swiveled 90 degrees so that the skipper can join the conversation in the cockpit.

Transom Features

Right from the docks, you’ll see that this cruiser is a big boat, with an overall length of 35 feet and a healthy beam of 11 feet, 6 inches. A high freeboard encompasses the vessel and provides reassurance when the water gets very rough. In most cases the boat will be boarded from the transom area which offers a very wide and deep swim platform that is cleanly molded into the cruisers shapely lines. The spacious platform allows easy access to the port side transom door as well as the jumbo stern locker which conceals all of the mooring fenders and the shore hook up for power and cable. The locker’s door is notched to feed the cables through, but since the locker door has two latches, you’ll find that you need both hands to open it.

Going Below

Making your way below deck is through a large sliding acrylic door. As you step down through the companion way you’re welcomed by the unusual airiness of the cabin. Bayliner used large windows just above the bond line of the hull to supply lots of natural light and fresh air when you want it. There are also a few port holes which deliver additional ambiance to the cabin.

Taking center stage is a long sofa that meanders along the port side and curves around the forepeak to give ample dining space, or it can be converted into a roomy berth for overnights.

The starboard side of the cabin features a full galley, complete with all the necessities like a sink, two-burner cooktop, microwave oven and refrigerator /freezer combo. There is also adequate storage in the cabinets and drawers below the solid surface countertop.

Just aft of the galley is a spacious head compartment. Here you will find a vanity with sink as well as an electric flush toilet which double as the shower seat.

Completing the cabin is an aft berth with a privacy door. This aft cabin includes a wide bed and several storage areas along the port side gunwale.

Performance

In total the 325 is undeniably a lot of boat for the money. The fuel-injected MerCruiser sterndrives get this 11,000 pound vessel up and running quickly, and when paired to twin Bravo Three drives they help her handle the turns very well. Out on the test track she topped out at 47.4 mph turning 5300 rp and delivered a good cruise speed of 28.5 mph at 3500 rpm giving us a range of 210 miles on a full tank of fuel.

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) is 47.4 MPH (76.3 KPH), burning 48.6 gallons per hour (GPH) or 183.95 liters per hour (LPH).

  • Best cruise for the Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) is 28.5 MPH (45.9 KPH), and the boat gets 1.34 miles per gallon (MPG) or 0.57 kilometers per liter (KPL), giving the boat a cruising range of 210 miles (337.96 kilometers).

  • Tested power is 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser MX 6.2 MPI.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
VHF Radio Optional
Systems
Air Cond./Heat Optional
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
Power Steering Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trim Tabs Standard
TV/DVD Standard
Water Heater Standard
Windlass Standard
Galley
Coffeemaker Standard
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard
Exterior Features
Arch: Electronics Standard
Carpet: Cockpit Optional
Ice Chest Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Door Standard
Wet bar Standard
Canvas
Bimini Top Standard
Camper Back Optional
Cockpit Cover Optional
Full Canvas Optional
Boats More Than 30 Feet
Generator Optional 5-kW gas, 4-kW diesel

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Warranty

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to insure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.
Hull Warranty
Years Limited 5-Year
Transferable Yes
Extendable Yes
Deck Warranty
Years Limited 5-Year
Transferable Yes
Engine Warranty
Years None
Powertrain Warranty
Years None
Gelcoat Warranty
Years Limited 5-Year
Blistering Warranty
Years Limited 5-Year
Accessories Warranty
Years Limited 1-Year Parts & Components
Certifications
NMMA Certification Yes
Other Certification USCG Certified

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Price

Bayliner 325 Cruiser (2005-2009) (Not in Production) Price
Pricing Range $130,325.00
Price as Tested $144,329.00
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Test Results   (Printer Friendly Page)

Test Power: 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser MX 6.2 MPI
  Range  
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM   KM    KPH    LPH    KPL   dBA
650 4.2 3.7 2.2 1.91 1.66 301 261 484 6.76 8.3 0.81 63
1000 6.4 5.6 3.3 1.94 1.69 35 266 56 10.3 12.5 0.82 73
1500 8.6 7.4 5.5 1.55 1.35 245 213 394 13.84 20.8 0.66 67
2000 10.2 8.9 9.5 1.07 0.93 169 147 272 16.42 36 0.45 70
2500 15.0 13.0 14.5 1.04 0.91 165 143 266 24.14 54.9 0.44 75
3000 23.2 20.1 17.8 1.30 1.13 205 178 330 37.34 67.4 0.55 77
3500 28.5 24.9 21.9 1.34 1.16 210 183 338 45.87 82.9 0.57 79
4000 35.6 30.9 27.2 1.31 1.14 206 179 332 57.29 103 0.56 80
4500 41.3 25.9 36.8 1.12 0.98 177 154 285 66.47 139.3 0.48 86
5000 45.7 39.7 45.0 1.01 0.88 160 139 257 73.55 170.3 0.43 87
5300 47.4 41.2 48.6 0.97 0.85 153 133 246 76.28 184 0.41 91

All fuel consumption numbers is the total are for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation.

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

Test Conditions

Test Power: 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser MX 6.2 MPI
Time To Plane 5.8 sec.
0 to 30 8.4 sec.
Test Power 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser MX 6.2 MPI
Transmission Bravo Three
Ratio 1.84:1
Props 15 1/2 x 22 3-bld stainless
Load 2 pers., 3/4 fuel, no water, min. gear
Climate 50 deg., 60% humid., wind: calm, seas: flat