Nitro  - Z-9 (2014-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 1 x 250-hp Mercury OptiMax Pro XS
Time To Plane 2.6 sec.
0 to 30 7.5 sec.
Test Power 1 x 250-hp Mercury OptiMax Pro XS
Transmission N/A
Ratio N/A
Props 14 5/8 x 25 Tempest
Load 2 persons, 11/25 fuel, no water, 50 lbs of gear
Climate 82 deg., 68 humid.; wind: 5-10 mph; seas: light chop

Specifications
Length Overall 20' 9''
6.32 m
Beam 96''
2.44 m
Draft 16''
0.41 m
Dry Weight 2,100 lbs.
952.54 kg
Tested Weight 3,205 lbs.
1,453 kg
Fuel Capacity 68 gal.
257.41 L
Water Capacity N/A
Bridge Clearance N/A
Deadrise/Transom 16-deg.
Max Headroom Open
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

Test Power: 1 x 250-hp Mercury OptiMax Pro XS
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
675 3.7 3.2 0.4 10.4 9.1 638 555 70
1000 5.6 4.8 0.8 6.9 6.0 425 369 80
1500 7.3 6.3 1.9 3.9 3.4 240 209 89
2000 8.6 7.4 3.3 2.6 2.3 159 138 85
2500 25.9 22.5 4.4 5.9 5.1 360 313 95
3000 30.1 26.2 5.0 6.1 5.3 372 324 90
3500 37.2 32.3 7.0 5.3 4.6 325 283 88
4000 43.0 37.3 8.8 4.9 4.3 300 261 92
4500 51.2 44.5 13.1 3.9 3.4 240 209 93
5000 59.1 51.3 15.1 3.9 3.4 240 209 98
5500 67.3 58.5 21.6 3.1 2.7 191 166 101
5800 70.0 60.9 22.9 3.1 2.7 187 163 99

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.