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Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-)
(w/ 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.)

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Brief Summary

For fans of the retro look, Avalon introduces the Ambassador 27. She has the roominess to bring entertaining to new levels with a four seat bar, a refreshment center with electrically activated glass and bottle holders, storage everywhere and ultra-plush seating. We tested her with an Evinrude E-TEC 250 H.O. and reached a top speed of 42.9 mph and a best cruise range of 118 miles. Let’s take a look at our full review video and see just how a stylish entertaining platform comes together.

Key Features

  • Raised platform 4" with mood lights
  • Full gauge panel featuring black sterling tachometer, voltmeter and fuel gauge
  • Electric hidden entertainment bar with wine racks, wine glasses, stainless cup holders that raises and lowers at the touch of a button
  • Plush Deco designer furnishings
  • Reserve battery system with Start Now protection
  • Two 12 volt power points – helm and bow
  • Garmin full color GPS with built-in inland maps, Fishfinder, water temp, depth gauge, speedometer
  • SST docking lights built into front walls in heavy duty reinforced chrome housing
  • Plush 28 oz. Islands designer carpet
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 27'
    8.23 m
    Beam 8' 6''
    2.59 m
    Dry Weight 4,400 lbs.
    1,995 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft N/A
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom N/A
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 50 gal.
    189 L
    Water Capacity none
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)
    N/A

    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.

    Engine Options

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.
    Opt. Power 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    1000 4.8 4.2 0.6 8.7 7.6 393 342 64
    1500 7.0 6.0 1.4 5.0 4.3 223 194 63
    2000 9.5 8.2 2.6 3.6 3.2 164 142 69
    2500 12.7 11.0 5.3 2.4 2.1 107 93 72
    3000 17.8 15.4 6.8 2.6 2.3 118 103 74
    3500 21.4 18.6 8.4 2.6 2.2 115 100 74
    4000 24.8 21.6 10.5 2.4 2.1 106 92 78
    4500 28.6 24.9 13.1 2.2 1.9 98 85 83
    5000 33.4 29.0 17.4 1.9 1.6 86 75 63
    5500 38.7 33.7 23.5 1.7 1.4 74 64 86
    5750 42.9 37.3 25.5 1.7 1.5 76 66 88
    RPMNMKMKPHLPHKPLdBA
    1000 342 632 7.70 2.08 3.71 64
    1500 194 359 11.30 5.30 2.11 63
    2000 142 264 15.30 9.84 1.54 69
    2500 93 172 20.40 20.06 1.02 72
    3000 103 190 28.60 25.55 1.12 74
    3500 100 185 34.40 31.80 1.08 74
    4000 92 171 39.90 39.75 1.00 78
    4500 85 158 46.00 49.59 0.93 83
    5000 75 138 53.80 65.87 0.82 63
    5500 64 119 62.30 88.96 0.70 86
    5750 66 122 69.00 96.34 0.72 88

    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. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.

    Performance Chart

    Performance Chart

    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 3.0 sec.
    0 to 30 8.4 sec.
    Ratio 1.85 : 1
    Props 15 3/4 x 15'' Rebel
    Load 2 persons, 3/4 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
    Climate 68 deg.; 75% humidity; wind: 15-20 mph; seas; light chop

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) is 42.9 mph (69 kph), burning 25.45 gallons per hour (gph) or 96.33 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) is 17.8 mph (28.6 kph), and the boat gets 2.63 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.12 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 118 miles (189.9 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O..

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    GPS/Chart Standard

    Systems

    CD Stereo Standard
    Washdown: Raw Water Optional

    Galley

    Refrigerator Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Tower: Watersports Optional
    Wet bar Standard

    Canvas

    Bimini Top Standard
    Camper Back Optional

    Warranty

    Hull Warranty
    Transferable
    5 year


    Deck Warranty
    5 year

    Price

    Pricing Range: $58,039.00

    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.