Mercury MerCruiser
5.7 TKS (250-hp)
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Mercury Joystick Piloting for Outboards

Christopher Hughes reviews the Mercury Joystick Piloting System for Outboard Engines.

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Mercury MerCruiser 5.7 TKS  (250-hp) Mercury MerCruiser 5.7 TKS (250-hp)
Mercury MerCruiser's exclusive Turn Key Starting system is standard on all carbureted engines. This patented feature eliminates the hassle of starting a cold engine. Simply turn the key. No choke, no pumping or priming required. This means that the entire Mercury MerCruiser gas line-up features Turn Key Starting. No other engine manufacturer can match that.

Key Features

  • Compatible Drives: Alpha, Bravo One, Bravo Two, Bravo Three
  • Proven GM cast iron block V8 power for years of reliable operation
  • Dual Plane intake manifold for improved fuel atomization means more power & torque
  • Water-separating fuel filter helps protect fuel system and engine against damage
  • Easy Oil Drain system is cleaner and makes periodic service simple and less work
  • Color-coded service points makes checking fluid levels simple and straightforward
  • Engine-mounted drive lube monitor for easy lube check or add from inside the boat
  • Industry-exclusive 3-year limited corrosion failure warranty
  • No tools required to drain water from engine with blue drain plugs

Mercury MerCruiser 5.7 TKS (250-hp) (Inboard) Specifications
Horsepower 250-hp
Warranty 3 Years
Displacement (cu/cc) 350.00 cu / 5,735.47 cc
Number of Cylinders 8 Cylinders
Configuration V8
Cooling System Raw Water
Weight (lbs/kg) 946.00 lbs / 429.10 kg
Charging System 65 A
Length/width/height 32 in / 30 in / 22 in
Full Throttle RPM 4800


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