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Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-)
(w/ 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O. )

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For fans of the retro look, Avalon introduces the Ambassador 27. She has the roominess to bring entertaining to new levels with a four seat bar, a refreshment center with electrically activated glass and bottle holders, storage everywhere and ultra-plush seating. We tested her with an Evinrude E-TEC 250 H.O. and reached a top speed of 42.9 mph and a best cruise range of 118 miles. Let’s take a look at our full review video and see just how a stylish entertaining platform comes together.

Key Features

  • Raised platform 4" with mood lights
  • Full gauge panel featuring black sterling tachometer, voltmeter and fuel gauge
  • Electric hidden entertainment bar with wine racks, wine glasses, stainless cup holders that raises and lowers at the touch of a button
  • Plush Deco designer furnishings
  • Reserve battery system with Start Now protection
  • Two 12 volt power points – helm and bow
  • Garmin full color GPS with built-in inland maps, Fishfinder, water temp, depth gauge, speedometer
  • SST docking lights built into front walls in heavy duty reinforced chrome housing
  • Plush 28 oz. Islands designer carpet

Specifications

Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) Specifications
Length Overall 27'
8.23 m
Dry Weight 4,400 lbs.
1,995 lbs.
Beam 8' 6''
2.59 m
Tested Weight N/A
Draft N/A Fuel Cap 50 gal.
189 L
Deadrise/Transom N/A Water Cap none
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

Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-)Engine options
Std. Power Not Available
Tested Power 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.
Opt. Power 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.

Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) Photo Gallery

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Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) is 42.9 mph (69 kph), burning 25.45 gallons per hour (gph) or 96.33 liters per hour (lph).

  • Best cruise for the Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) is 17.8 mph (28.6 kph), and the boat gets 2.63 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.12 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 118 miles (189.9 kilometers).

  • Tested power is 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O..
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

Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
GPS/Chart Standard
Systems
CD Stereo Standard
Washdown: Raw Water Optional
Galley
Refrigerator Standard
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Tower: Watersports Optional
Wet bar Standard
Canvas
Bimini Top Standard
Camper Back Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) Warranty

Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) 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.
Hull Warranty
Years 5 year
Deck Warranty
Years 5 year

Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) Price

Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) Price
Pricing Range $58,039.00
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: 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.
  Range  
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM   KM    KPH    LPH    KPL   dBA
1000 4.8 4.2 0.6 8.7 7.6 393 342 632 7.70 2.08 3.71 64
1500 7.0 6.0 1.4 5.0 4.3 223 194 359 11.30 5.30 2.11 63
2000 9.5 8.2 2.6 3.6 3.2 164 142 264 15.30 9.84 1.54 69
2500 12.7 11.0 5.3 2.4 2.1 107 93 172 20.40 20.06 1.02 72
3000 17.8 15.4 6.8 2.6 2.3 118 103 190 28.60 25.55 1.12 74
3500 21.4 18.6 8.4 2.6 2.2 115 100 185 34.40 31.80 1.08 74
4000 24.8 21.6 10.5 2.4 2.1 106 92 171 39.90 39.75 1.00 78
4500 28.6 24.9 13.1 2.2 1.9 98 85 158 46.00 49.59 0.93 83
5000 33.4 29.0 17.4 1.9 1.6 86 75 138 53.80 65.87 0.82 63
5500 38.7 33.7 23.5 1.7 1.4 74 64 119 62.30 88.96 0.70 86
5750 42.9 37.3 25.5 1.7 1.5 76 66 122 69.00 96.34 0.72 88

All fuel consumption numbers are the total 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: 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.
Time To Plane 3.0 sec.
0 to 30 8.4 sec.
Test Power 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.
Transmission N/A
Ratio 1.85 : 1
Props 15 3/4 x 15'' Rebel
Load 2 persons, 3/4 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
Climate 68 deg.; 75% humidity; wind: 15-20 mph; seas; light chop


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