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Smoker Craft 172 Ultima
(w/ 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard))

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Smoker Craft 172 Ultima
Smoker Craft 172 Ultima

Test Power -- 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke outboard

Best Cruise -- 23.7 mph @ 3500 rpm

WOT -- 42.6 mph @ 5850 rpm

With reinforcements for downriggers, large livewells, lighted rod storage and a large 40 gallon fuel tank the serious angler will be right at home. And thanks to features like snap-in carpet and a unique fold-up walk-in bow design the Ultima can go from hard core fishing to tubing with the kids in no time at all.

Key Features

  • Hydra-Lift Rolled V-Hull
  • 5-Keels
  • Treated Floor with Lifetime Warranty
  • 5 Year Carpet Warranty
  • Vinyl Floor Covering
  • Rear fold down seats
  • Port and Starboard Rod Storage (lighted)
  • Console, Bow, Stern and In Floor Storage


Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Specifications
Length Overall 17' 2'' Dry Weight 1260 lbs.
Beam 91'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 36'' Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 24 gal.
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity none
Deadrise/Transom N/A Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom open Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance N/A 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

Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Engine options
Std. Power Not Available
Tested Power 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard)
Opt. Power 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard)

Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Line Drawing


Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Photo Gallery

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Easy Transformation

The 172 easily transforms from a family bowrider to a no-compromise fishing machine with casting platforms at the bow and stern.

Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Smoker Craft 172 Ultima is 42.6 mph (68.6 kph), burning 11.0 gallons per hour (gph) or 41.64 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Smoker Craft 172 Ultima is 23.7 mph (38.1 kph), and the boat gets 6.24 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.65 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 135 miles (217.26 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard).
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
Fishfinder Optional Navman (w/Smart Craft)
Stereo Standard
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Swim Platform Optional
Full Canvas Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Warranty

Smoker Craft 172 Ultima 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.
NMMA Certification Yes

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