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Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production)
(w/ 1 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO )

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Baja’s smaller version of its popular Outlaw series. The Baja 25 is great on fuel and provides tremendous speed and comfort. The cockpit and helm designs are very similar to the larger Outlaws.

Key Features

    All of the performance and tradition of the Outlaw series is here starting with the non-stepped V-bottom design. Powered by a single engine, this 25 footer gives the thrill of large offshore boat. Drop bottom bolster seats are standard. The small plexiglass windshield keeps the wind out of your eyes as you fly across the waves. Also included is a high-performance sound system. A classic look and a surprisingly large cabin make it attractive to all boat enthusiasts. Contact: Baja Marine Corporation, P.O. Box 151, Bucyrus, OH 44820-0151, www.bajamarine.com.
    Baja Hotline: 1-877-321- BAJA

Specifications

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Specifications
Length Overall 25' 0'' Dry Weight 4,750 lbs.
Beam 8' 2'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 3' 2'' Fuel Cap 96 gal.
Deadrise/Transom 24 deg. Water Cap N/A
Max Headroom open Bridge Clearance N/A
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

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production)Engine options
Std. Power 1 x 375-hp MerCruiser 496 Magnum
Tested Power 1 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO
Opt. Power 1 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Line Drawing

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Photo Gallery

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Speed, Comfort, and Fun

The new 2003 Baja 25 Outlaw provides all three, as well as an affordable entry into the performance boat market.

High and Dry

The high freeboard will help keep you and your friends dry when blasting through the water. Comfortable drop down bolster seats are standard on this boat, and really help keep you supported when the w

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Race Inspired Design

The cockpit and helm designs are carried over from the larger Outlaws. This includes the Gaffrig gauges and the zero-effort controls.

No Wasted Space

The Outlaw 25 makes good use of what little space it has. A flush mounted stereo and glove compartment are easily accessible.

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Options Abound

From the optional tubular swim platform, to a killer paint job, the Baja Custom Shop allows you to customize your speed machine with almost an endless choice of upgrades to make your boat as individua

A Solid Ride

As with all the Bajas, a traditional, non-stepped V-bottom design is used, giving the 25 a sure-footed ride and nimble handling when carving turns and soaking up the bumps. The hull also felt very sol

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Captain's Report

When It Comes To The Outlaw Series Don't Let Size Fool You

New for 2003 is a revised entry to the affordable performance boat market. Providing speed, comfort and gobs of fun is Baja’s 25 Outlaw. This single engine go-fast machine gives you all the thrill of a big offshore boat at a fraction of the cost. The looks and appeal of Baja’s bigger Outlaw series of boats is carried right down to this little brother.

Everything on this boat shouts performance, from the classic lines of the flat deck and transom to the optional, tubular aluminum swim platform. A racing inspired bow rail runs down the centerline of the bow and is flanked by large Bomar hatches that provide light and ventilation into the cabin below. A small, but helpful, clear Plexiglas dash fairing deflects some of the wind during those wide-open speed runs.

The cockpit and helm designs are also carried over from the larger Outlaws. This includes the “big number” Gaffrig gauges, and the zero-effort controls. The trim and tab switches are in easy reach of the controls, especially the thumb activated trim switch built into the throttle lever. Comfortable drop bottom bolster seats are standard on this boat, and really help keep you supported when the water gets rough. The high freeboard will help keep you and your friends dry when blasting through the water. Our test boat came equipped with the optional racing inspired aft bench seat with polished “hang on” handles for added security for your speed loving guests. Unfortunately this upgrade will soak up what little space you have in the 25’s cockpit, but once you try it you'll have to have it!

Access to the cabin is through a sliding Plexiglas door, and what you’ll find below deck will surprise you. Two couches flank a small V-berth and there is decent headroom in the cabin, even for us tall folks. Below the V-berth cushion, is a large stowage area that also houses a porta-potti, should you need to take care of business. The cabin décor is minimal but comfortable, and should be easy to keep clean.

As with all the Baja’s, a traditional, non-stepped V-bottom design is used. This setup gives the 25 a sure-footed ride and nimble handling when carving turns and soaking up the bumps. While blasting around on the 25 Outlaw, the hull also felt very solid, with no squeaks or annoying rattles. She popped out of the hole and got on plane quickly.

Our test boat came equipped with the optional, single MerCruiser 496 HO Mag. and was coupled to a Bravo one drive turning a 15-½ in., three-blade stainless steel prop. We recorded a respectable top speed of 65 miles per hour and found acceleration and throttle response to be good for a 5,000-pound boat. I did feel that she could handle a bit more horsepower on the top end. Good thing Baja offers you several engine and drive packages for this boat, so don’t let your wallet slow you down.

Fuel economy is good with the 425-horse power, 496 HO Mag. We found optimal cruise speed to be around 3500 rpm. This gave us around 41 mph while consuming a gallon of gas every two and a half miles. At this speed, you can go over 230 miles before refueling the 25 Outlaw's 95-gallon fuel tank.

Once you’ve decided on which boat and what engine package you want, the next step is deciding on the graphics scheme. Baja offers a variety of wild ways to personalize your Outlaw including the Baja Custom Shop. The custom shop allows you to customize your speed machine with an almost endless choice of upgrades to make your boat as individual as you are. So grab your checkbook and go have some fun!

By Capt. Ron Svoboda

Test Captain



Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) is 65.6 mph (105.6 kph), burning 31.7 gallons per hour (gph) or 119.98 liters per hour (lph).

  • Best cruise for the Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) is 41.1 mph (66.1 kph), and the boat gets 2.69 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.14 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 230 miles (370.15 kilometers).

  • Tested power is 1 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

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Standard and Optional Equipment

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Standard and Optional Equipment
Systems
CD Stereo Optional Clarion Performance Stereo
Head: Portable Standard
Power Steering Standard
Trim Tabs Optional
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Platform Optional
Transom Shower Optional
Canvas
Bimini Top Optional
Cockpit Cover Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Warranty

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure 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.
Certifications
NMMA Certification Yes

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Price

Baja 25 Outlaw (Not in Production) Price
Pricing Range $66,769.00
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.

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