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Crestliner CMV 1850 (Not in Production)
(w/ 1 x 140-hp Johnson 4-stroke)

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Brief Summary

The CMV 1850 is a solid, responsive, and stable fish fighting rig. One of the most notable features on this model is the deck, which is now higher and gives you added casting space. There is also more room to store extra tackle in the boxes up front.

This model has been replaced with the CX 17.

Key Features

  • Lifetime + 3 year Protection Plan
  • All aluminum construction
  • Baked Armor-Guard paint process
  • Composite rot-free transom
  • Casting platform with storage compartments
  • Concept DX fishing chairs
  • Dry storage compartment
  • Lockable rod storage
  • Non-glare dash
  • SL3 helm with windscreen and custom dash panel
  • Trolling motor panel with 12/24 volt outlet & trim switch
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 18'1''
    Beam 95''
    Dry Weight 1,300 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 Boat
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 41 gal.
    Water Capacity none
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total 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.

    Engine Options

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power 1 x 140-hp Johnson 4-stroke
    Opt. Power Not Available

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    600 3.0 2.6 0.3 9.8 8.6 363 316 63
    1000 5.1 4.4 0.7 7.9 6.8 290 252 72
    1500 7.2 6.3 1.7 4.4 3.8 161 140 75
    2000 9.2 8.0 3.2 2.9 2.5 108 94 79
    2500 20.5 17.8 3.7 5.6 4.9 207 180 81
    3000 26.2 22.8 4.9 5.4 4.7 197 172 86
    3500 33.0 28.7 7.1 4.7 4.0 172 149 86
    4000 37.4 32.5 9.1 4.1 3.6 151 132 87
    4500 44.1 38.3 13.2 3.4 2.9 124 108 89
    5000 49.6 43.1 15.8 3.2 2.7 116 101 90
    5400 52.0 45.2 19.5 2.7 2.3 99 86 93
    600 316 584 4.80 1.14 4.18 63
    1000 252 467 8.20 2.65 3.34 72
    1500 140 259 11.60 6.44 1.85 75
    2000 94 174 14.80 12.11 1.24 79
    2500 180 333 33.00 14.01 2.39 81
    3000 172 317 42.20 18.55 2.27 86
    3500 149 277 53.10 26.88 1.98 86
    4000 132 243 60.20 34.45 1.74 87
    4500 108 200 71.00 49.97 1.42 89
    5000 101 187 79.80 59.81 1.34 90
    5400 86 159 83.70 73.82 1.14 93

    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 2.8 sec
    0 to 30 4.0 sec
    Ratio N/A
    Props 22 SS 3 Blade
    Load 2 persons, 7/8 fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate Temp: 60 deg., 62% humid, Wind: calm, Seas: smooth

    Crestliner CMV 1850 (Not in Production) Line Drawing


    Captain's Report

    Crestliner Serves Up a Fisherman’s DelightTested by Capt. Bob Smith Crestliner spoke to many of their customers and to their professional fishing team to make some changes for this year’s version. One of the most notable is the deck on this model, which is now higher and gives you added casting area, and also more room to stuff extra tackle in the boxes up front. The gear boxes along the port side up front now allow you to line up several Plano type boxes, where you can quickly recognize the one you need and not lose precious time digging for lures. ForwardThe peak offers a removable navigation light with a task light built into the back for seeing at night without killing your vision. The trolling motor can be mounted along the port side at the bow with the outlet and main engine trim switch in the break of the peak up front to starboard. More storage boxes are to the starboard side of the forward casting deck. Down the center is a spot for a casting chair between the two smaller boxes and a cavernous center rod locker with a lower battery safe for the trolling motor under it. Cockpit FeaturesThe cockpit area is kept to the minimum to make sure you have the added space you’ll need on the casting decks. The seating is made up of three seats, with the center back folding down to become a step instead of walking on the cushions. Just behind the center seat in the forward part of the stern casting deck is a 26-gallon aerated livewell. Storage boxes bracket this livewell so you can keep some of the tackle back here while fishing. A long locker allows access to critical components in the stern mechanical well. You can put one of the casting chairs or a butt chair back here when casting as well. The broad Extruded Gunnel System gives you plenty of room to add rod holders, install trolling rigging, or just a good edge for using when boarding from the side.SpecsCrestliner’s CMV 1850 measures 18’1” overall with a maximum beam width of 95” all the way to the transom. She has a maximum hull depth of 33” with a maximum cockpit depth of 21”. The CMV 1850 weighs in at 1,300 lbs. and carries up to 41 gallons of fuel. She can also handle up to a 150-hp outboard on the transom.PerformanceThe CMV 1850 was a smooth driving machine responding well at speed and throughout the test run. On our test we achieved a top speed of 52 mph turning 5400 rpm, which burned about 19.5 gph. At 2500 rpm we found she ran most economically at 20.5 mph, burning 3.6 gph. The 1850 was also quick to get on plane, producing a hole shot of only 2.8 seconds, and was zipping along passing 30 mph in just over six seconds. Sound levels were pretty typical of bass boats starting at 81 dBa at 2500 rpm and topping 93 dBa at top speed.Crestliner spent a lot of time and research on the needs of their customers to ultimately deliver a solid, responsive, and stable fish fighting rig. This care shows through with the quality and features this boat has to offer, and finally the performance she delivers.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Crestliner CMV 1850 (Not in Production) is 52.0 mph (83.7 kph), burning 19.5 gallons per hour (gph) or 73.81 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Crestliner CMV 1850 (Not in Production) is 20.5 mph (33 kph), and the boat gets 5.62 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.39 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 207 miles (333.13 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 140-hp Johnson 4-stroke.

    Standard and Optional Features


    Battery Charger/Converter Optional
    CD Stereo Optional Clarion
    Shore Power Optional EZ-Loader outlet as well

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard Trolling motor


    NMMA Certification Yes
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