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Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-)
(w/ 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC)

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23 X-Plode SHP (2014-)
Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) Test Video

Manitou’s 23 X-Plode blurs the line between a sporty-handling pontoon boat with a luxury platform suitable for entertaining the most discriminating guests. She makes use of Manitou’s proprietary SHP performance package, and that’s where her agile handling comes from. Inside, high-end furniture with ultra-soft Diamonte Marine vinyl defines the boat still further.

Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) Captain's Report is archived.

Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) is 47.3 mph (76.1 kph), burning 25.80 gallons per hour (gph) or 97.65 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) is 23.3 mph (37.5 kph), and the boat gets 2.66 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.13 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 105 miles (168.98 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
Fishfinder Standard
GPS/Chart Standard
Battery Charger/Converter Optional
CD Stereo Standard AM/FM Radio only
Head: Portable Optional
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Bimini Top Standard

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) Warranty

Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.
Deck Warranty
Years Limited lifetime
Transferable Yes
Accessories Warranty
Years 5 years

Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) Price

Manitou 23 X-Plode SHP (2014-) Price
Pricing Range $72,000.00
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.

Test numbers for this model are archived.