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Scout Boats 280 Vintage
(w/ 1 x 300-hp Cummins MerCruiser 4.2 ES)

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Scout Boats 280 Vintage
Scout Boats 280 Vintage
Scout introduces the Vintage 280, which not only incorporates impressive features and classic styling, but also the added value of diesel power.

Key Features

  • Cummins MerCruiser diesel engine
  • Large cockpit with functional layout
  • Thick bolster pads
  • Two large fishboxes
  • Livewell and bait prep station
  • Raised helm station
  • V-shaped lounge converts into double berth
  • Mini-galley


Scout Boats 280 Vintage Specifications
Length Overall 28' 6'' Dry Weight 8,550 lbs.
Beam 9' 5'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft ~ Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 140 gal.
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity ~
Deadrise/Transom ~ Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom ~ Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance ~ Trailer Weight N/A
Total Package 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

Scout Boats 280 Vintage Engine options
Std. Power 1x 300-hp Cummins MerCruiser 4.2 ES
Tested Power 1 x 300-hp Cummins MerCruiser 4.2 ES
Opt. Power

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Scout Boats 280 Vintage Captain's Report is archived.

Scout Boats 280 Vintage Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Scout Boats 280 Vintage is 42.0 mph (67.6 kph), burning 15.2 gallons per hour (gph) or 57.53 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Scout Boats 280 Vintage is 29.8 mph (48 kph), and the boat gets 3.87 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.65 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 488 miles (785.36 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 1 x 300-hp Cummins MerCruiser 4.2 ES.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Scout Boats 280 Vintage Standard and Optional Equipment
Air Cond./Heat Optional
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
Power Steering Standard
Shore Power Standard
Washdown: Fresh Water Standard
Washdown: Raw Water Standard
Water Heater Optional
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Exterior Features
Ice Chest Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Boats More Than 30 Feet
Bow Thruster Standard

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Scout Boats 280 Vintage Warranty

Scout Boats 280 Vintage 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.

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Test numbers for this model are archived.