Sea Ray  - 540 Sundancer (2014-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 2 x 715-hp Cummins MerCruiser QSM11
Time To Plane 11.3 sec.
0 to 30 20.3 sec.
Test Power 2 x 715-hp Cummins MerCruiser QSM11
Transmission Zeus
Ratio 1.34 : 1
Props M4 and M4
Load 3 persons, 3/4 fuel, 1/3 water, minimal gear
Climate 82 deg.; 66% humidity; wind: 0-3 mph; seas; calm

Specifications
Length Overall 54' 9''
16.70 m
Beam 15' 3''
4.65 m
Draft 50''
127 cm
Dry Weight 50,000 lbs.
22,679 kg
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 600 gal.
2,271 L
Water Capacity 150 gal.
568 L
Bridge Clearance N/A
Deadrise/Transom 21 deg.
Max Headroom N/A
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Test Results

Test Power: 2 x 715-hp Cummins MerCruiser QSM11
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
600 7.0 6.1 2.6 2.7 2.3 1454 1264
1000 9.7 8.4 9.1 1.1 0.9 579 503
1300 10.6 9.2 20.8 0.5 0.4 275 239
1500 11.7 10.2 29.2 0.4 0.4 216 188
1800 23.1 20.0 37.8 0.6 0.5 329 286
2000 27.5 23.9 48.7 0.6 0.5 304 265
2300 33.9 29.4 63.9 0.5 0.5 286 249
2500 37.7 32.7 77.0 0.5 0.4 264 230

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.