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Doral 190 Sunquest
(w/ 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gasoline sterndrive)

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Brief Summary

If you are looking for a step up from entry level in a boat with elegance, function and performance, the 190 Sun Quest should be a boat to consider. This model replaces the 186 of last year. Most of the significant changes are in the liner and hull where you don’t see them. Weight has been reduced which should also improve top end performance.

Key Features

  • Hand Lay-Up Construction
  • Flotation Foam System
  • Two Tone Gel Coat
  • 316 Stainless Steel
  • Tilt steering
  • Adjustable Swivel Bucket Seats
  • Full Instrumentation with Deluxe Gauges
  • Integrated Swim Platform
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 22' 0'' w/platform
    Beam 7' 3''
    Dry Weight 2,250 lbs
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 2' 9'' drive down
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 18 degrees
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 27 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 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gasoline sterndrive
    Opt. Power Not Available

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    650 3.9 3.3 0.7 5.9 5.2 144 125 68
    1000 5.7 5.0 1.4 4.1 3.5 99 86 72
    1500 7.7 6.7 2.6 3.0 2.6 73 64 79
    2000 20.9 18.2 3.5 6.0 5.2 145 126 75
    2500 30.4 26.4 5.1 6.0 5.2 146 127 84
    3000 36.5 31.7 6.6 5.5 4.8 134 117 88
    3500 40.3 35.0 8.1 5.0 4.3 121 105 89
    4000 46.5 40.4 10.7 4.4 3.8 106 92 93
    4500 49.2 42.7 14.6 3.4 2.9 82 71 94
    4700 53.3 46.3 18.0 3.0 2.6 72 63 95
    650 125 232 6.30 2.65 2.52 68
    1000 86 159 9.20 5.30 1.73 72
    1500 64 117 12.40 9.84 1.28 79
    2000 126 233 33.60 13.25 2.54 75
    2500 127 235 48.90 19.31 2.56 84
    3000 117 216 58.70 24.98 2.35 88
    3500 105 195 64.90 30.66 2.11 89
    4000 92 171 74.80 40.50 1.86 93
    4500 71 132 79.20 55.27 1.43 94
    4700 63 116 85.80 68.14 1.26 95

    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 3.4 sec.
    0 to 30 6.6 sec.
    Ratio 1.60:1
    Props 14 1/4 x 23 3-bld
    Load 2 persons, full fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate 70 deg., 70% humid, wind: 10K, seas: 1 foot

    Captain's Report

    Tested By Capt. Bob SmithI went up to the Georgian Bay in Midland, Ontario to test Doral’s latest releases. New owners took over the company about three years ago and are setting their focus on delivering some of the highest quality boats in the business. In three short years it seems they have taken good aim and are well on their way to meeting that goal.This year’s 190 Sun Quest replaces the 186 of last year and does not have many visible differences. Most of the significant changes are in the liner and hull where you don’t see them. Weight has been reduced which should also improve top end performance. She has 18 degrees of dead rise.There is 316 stainless steel is used throughout her construction including grab handles, gunwale moldings and cleats. Up front she has a non skid deck for boarding across the bow. Bow seating wraps around from helm to companion fronts with removable seat cushions with storage below. Cockpit seating is two bucket seats with swivel and slide adjustments and side panels that create an armrest. The companion pod has a smoked plastic cover over the glove box which houses the stereo with CD player. A cup holder is on top just above this and to the port corner. The helm has heavy duty power steering, Faria instrumentation and our test boat had the deluxe wood steering wheel. Both foot wells had angled foot rests for more comfortable cruising. Rather than the dull straight bench across the back, the 190 has a sculpted bench with has storage under it. A long center floor hatch cover is over the floor storage for wake boards and long skis. The stern sun pad lifts up to expose the power plant. Watch out for screw heads from the mounting of the sun pad from underneath! The manufacturer said they had not noticed that and would make changes to the attachment so you want pierce your knees when kneeling on this pad. There is room on both sides of the power plant to store items like the life jacket bag on the starboard side and a bottle of water over on the port. The integrated swim platform offers a center low tow point and room to sit on the stern with the engine off and cool your heels.When I drove the 190, she handled well in the marina and on the water. Tight turns resulted in little loss of power or cavitation and she rose onto plane smoothly. The trim indicator on my test boat was not functioning but she trimmed out nicely. I had some tendency for chine walk, but trimming it back a little solved that problem quickly. We had a hole shot of about 3.4 seconds with a 0-30mph run of 6.6 seconds. At 3000rpms, she was running about 36.5mph and burning 6.6gph. She topped out at 4700 rpms and 53.3mph and a fuel burn of about 18 gph. Sound levels ranged from 68dBa at idle to 95dBa at top speed.This year’s 190 Sun Quest is 18’6” long, 22’ with the swim platform. She is 7’3” in the beam making it easy to manage on the road and in the garage. With the drive up she draws 17” and with the drive down she draws 33”. With A 4.3L engine, she weighs in at 2250lbs. She can carry 27 gallons of fuel for a rather full day of fun on the water.If you are looking for a step up from entry level in a boat with elegance, function and performance, the 190 Sun Quest delivers that and much more.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Doral 190 Sunquest is 53.3 mph (85.8 kph), burning 18.0 gallons per hour (gph) or 68.13 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Doral 190 Sunquest is 30.4 mph (48.9 kph), and the boat gets 6.01 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.56 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 146 miles (234.96 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gasoline sterndrive.

    Standard and Optional Features


    CD Stereo Standard Clarion
    Power Steering Standard

    Exterior Features

    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Swim Ladder Standard
    Swim Platform Standard


    Bimini Top Optional
    Cockpit Cover Optional
    Full Canvas Optional


    Hull Warranty
    10 year
    Deck Warranty
    10 year
    Blistering Warranty
    2 year
    NMMA Certification Other Certification Yes CE (Export only)
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