Formula  - 270 Bowrider (2014-)

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Test Conditions

Test Power: 1 x 380-hp MerCruiser 8.2 MAG BIII
Time To Plane 3.4 sec.
0 to 30 8.6 sec.
Test Power 1 x 380-hp MerCruiser 8.2 MAG BIII
Transmission B III
Ratio N/A
Props 15.5 X 24P LH SS 4 BL Front 14 X 24P RH SS 3 BL Rear
Load 2 persons, 9/20 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
Climate 48 deg., 74 humid.; wind: 5-10 mph; seas: calm

Specifications
Length Overall 27' 0''
8.23 m
Beam 8' 6''
2.59 m
Draft 40''
1.02 m
Draft Up
Draft Down
Air Draft
Dry Weight 6,200 lbs.
2,812 kg
Tested Weight
Fuel Capacity 100 gal.
379 L
Water Capacity 14 gal.
53 L
Bridge Clearance 8' 7''
2.62 m (w/ tower)
Deadrise/Transom 22-deg.
Max Headroom Open
Length on Trailer
Height on Trailer
Trailer Weight
Total Package Weight (Trailer,Boat & Engine)
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 380-hp MerCruiser 8.2 MAG BIII
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range   dBA
600 3.9 3.3 1.4 2.8 2.4 248 215 70
1000 5.8 5.0 2.2 2.6 2.3 237 206 77
1500 7.9 6.8 4.1 1.9 1.7 174 152 75
2000 8.7 7.5 6.9 1.3 1.1 114 99 84
2500 15.3 13.3 8.9 1.7 1.5 155 135 83
3000 25.8 22.4 10.6 2.4 2.1 220 191 88
3500 33.2 28.9 14.3 2.3 2.0 209 182 87
4000 39.2 34.1 19.9 2.0 1.7 177 154 88
4500 43.9 38.2 25.9 1.7 1.5 153 133 95
5000 52.1 45.3 32.3 1.6 1.4 145 126 92

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. 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.