Cruisers Yachts  - 540 Sports Coupe (2014-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 3 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 IPS600
Time To Plane 5.4 sec.
0 to 30 10.9 sec.
Test Power 3 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 IPS600
Transmission N/A
Ratio N/A
Props N/A
Load 2 persons, 2/3 fuel, no water, minimal gear
Climate Climate 85 deg.; 56% humidity; wind: 5-10 mph; seas; light chop

Specifications
Length Overall 52' 3''
15.9 m
Beam 15' 6''
4.7 m
Draft 44''
1.1 m
Dry Weight 42,000 lbs.
19,051 kg
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 500 gal.
1,893 L
Water Capacity 150 gal.
568 L
Bridge Clearance 13' 1''
4.0 m
Deadrise/Transom N/A
Max Headroom 6' 6''
2.0 m
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: 3 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 IPS600
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
600 4.5 3.9 1.2 3.9 3.4 1761 1531 65
1000 7.7 6.7 2.5 3.1 2.7 1405 1222 68
1250 9.3 8.0 5.3 1.8 1.5 785 683 73
1500 10.8 9.3 9.0 1.2 1.0 541 470 71
1750 11.8 10.3 13.0 0.9 0.8 408 355 72
2000 13.7 11.9 20.5 0.7 0.6 301 262 75
2250 19.4 16.8 24.0 0.8 0.7 363 315 75
2500 23.1 20.0 28.5 0.8 0.7 364 316 76
2750 27.6 24.0 34.5 0.8 0.7 359 312 78
3000 31.5 27.4 41.0 0.8 0.7 346 301 78
3250 34.8 30.3 52.5 0.7 0.6 298 256 79
3450 38.0 33.0 63.0 0.6 0.5 271 236 81
3621 41.4 36.0 65.0 0.6 0.6 287 249 82

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.