Bayliner  - 185 BR (2014-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 1 x 135-hp MerCruiser 3.0L
Time To Plane 3.8 sec.
0 to 30 8.6 sec.
Test Power 1 x 135-hp MerCruiser 3.0L
Transmission N/A
Ratio N/A
Props 14.25 x 21 x 3 RH-AL
Load 2 person, full fuel, no water, 25 lbs of gear
Climate 80 deg.; 70% humid.; wind: 0 mph; seas; calm

Specifications
Length Overall 18' 0''
5.49 m
Beam 7' 7''
2.31 m
Draft 3' 1''
.94 m
Dry Weight 2,285 lbs.
1,036 kg w/ eng
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 28 gal.
106 L
Water Capacity none
Bridge Clearance N/A
Deadrise/Transom 19 deg.
Max Headroom open
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Test Results

Test Power: 1 x 135-hp MerCruiser 3.0L
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
700 3.2 2.8 0.5 6.40 5.57 161 140 64
1000 4.2 3.6 0.4 11.69 10.17 295 256 67
1500 6.3 5.4 1.1 5.68 4.94 143 125 71
2000 7.7 6.7 2.7 2.91 2.53 73 64 77
2500 14.9 12.9 4.2 3.58 3.11 90 78 83
3000 22.0 19.1 4.7 4.67 4.06 118 102 84
3500 27.5 23.9 5.8 4.78 4.16 121 105 84
4000 32.5 28.2 7.1 4.60 4.00 116 101 89
4500 38.3 33.3 9.1 4.23 3.68 107 93 94
5000 40.4 35.1 10.5 3.84 3.34 97 84 98

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

Speeds measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter on gas inboards, sterndrives, and outboards, TechMate electronic scan tool on gas EFI inboards, Caterpillar digital fuel-flow meter on diesel engines, or permanently installed fuel-monitoring equipment. 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.