Ranger Boats  - 185 VS

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Test Condition

Test Power: 1 x 150-hp Mercury XR-6
Time To Plane 2.6 sec.
0 to 30 5.6 sec.
Test Power 1 x 150-hp Mercury XR-6
Transmission Mercury
Ratio 1.87:1
Props 14 1/2 x 23
Load Load: 2 persons, Fuel: 3/4 full, Water: none, Gear: minimal
Climate Temp: 65 deg., Humid: 65%, Wind: 5 knots, Seas: light chop

Specifications
Length Overall 18' 5''
Beam 7' 8''
Draft 17 ''
Dry Weight 1,530 lbs.
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 40 gal.
Water Capacity none
Bridge Clearance N/A
Deadrise/Transom N/A
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 150-hp Mercury XR-6
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
1000 3.7 3.2 1.3 2.8 2.4 101 88 64
1500 6.7 5.8 3.4 2.0 1.7 71 62 71
2000 8.5 7.4 5.5 1.6 1.3 56 48 77
2500 19.6 17.0 6.1 3.2 2.8 115 100 70
3000 29.0 25.2 7.1 4.1 3.6 147 128 80
3500 36.5 31.7 7.9 4.7 4.0 167 146 86
4000 40.2 34.9 8.8 4.6 4.0 165 144 87
4500 47.7 41.5 11.0 4.6 4.0 165 144 96
5000 53.4 46.4 14.4 3.7 3.2 133 116 92
5400 59.2 51.5 18.1 3.3 2.9 118 103 94

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.