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Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013)
(w/ 1 x 150-hp Mercury OptiMax SX)

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Z-7 (2012-2013)
Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) Test Video

At 18'8" (5.68 m) the Z-7 is a scaled down version of Nitro’s premium bass boat, the Z-9, and designed to meet the needs of bass anglers who don’t need the size or the higher price tag a bigger boat brings to the table. The Z-7 is 25'' shorter and carries two inches less beam than the larger Z. The major compromises most anglers might note between the two Nitros end there. In fact, the Z with the lucky “7” designation is both more frugal with fuel and more nimble on the water than her larger kin. Take a look at our test and you'll see what an affordable bass boat can give you.

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Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) is 59.4 mph (95.6 kph), burning 13.40 gallons per hour (gph) or 50.72 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) is 31.4 mph (50.5 kph), and the boat gets 5.98 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.54 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 221 miles (355.67 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 1 x 150-hp Mercury OptiMax SX.
  • Time to plane for the Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) is 3.8 sec. seconds.
  • Time from 0 to 30 of the Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) is 8.8 sec. seconds.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
Fishfinder Optional
GPS/Chart Optional
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
Trailer Standard
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) Warranty

Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) 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.
Hull Warranty
Years Limited Lifetime
Transferable Yes
Link http://nitro.com/about/warranty.cfm

Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) Price

Nitro Z-7 (2012-2013) Price
Pricing Range $26,995.00
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.

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