Sea Ray  - 500 Sundancer (2012-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 2 x 525-hp Cummins QSC8.3
Time To Plane 9.7 sec.
0 to 30 18.0 sec.
Test Power 2 x 525-hp Cummins QSC8.3
Transmission Zeus
Ratio 1.79 : 1
Props Z13 / Z13
Load 2 persons, 5/9 fuel, full water, minimal gear
Climate 76 deg.; 49% humidity; wind: 0-10 mph; seas; 0-3

Specifications
Length Overall 51' 0''
15.5 m
Beam 14' 8''
4.47 m
Draft 49''
124 cm
Dry Weight 40,291 lbs.
18,275 kg
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 400 gal.
1,514 L
Water Capacity 110 gal.
416 L
Bridge Clearance N/A
Deadrise/Transom 19 deg.
Max Headroom N/A
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Test Results

Test Power: 2 x 525-hp Cummins QSC8.3
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
600 6.0 5.2 1.3 4.62 4.01 1662 1445 75
1000 9.0 7.8 4.0 2.25 1.96 810 704 75
1500 11.1 9.6 12.9 0.86 0.74 308 268 77
1800 12.2 10.6 24.4 0.50 0.43 180 157 76
2000 16.1 14.0 28.7 0.56 0.49 201 175 79
2200 21.9 19.0 33.0 0.66 0.58 239 208 80
2400 25.9 22.5 36.3 0.71 0.62 257 223 81
2600 30.1 26.1 41.2 0.73 0.63 263 228 81
2800 34.3 29.8 47.6 0.72 0.63 259 225 81
3030 39.1 34.0 59.9 0.65 0.57 235 204 81

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.