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

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Brief Summary



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
  • Specifications

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

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard)
    Opt. Power 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard)

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    700 2.3 2.0 0.5 4.6 4.0 99 86 55
    1000 3.9 3.3 0.7 5.9 5.2 128 111 60
    1500 5.6 4.8 1.1 5.3 4.6 114 99 65
    2000 6.7 5.8 1.9 3.6 3.1 78 68 69
    2500 8.0 7.0 2.9 2.8 2.4 60 52 72
    3000 16.7 14.5 2.9 5.8 5.1 126 110 78
    3500 23.7 20.6 3.8 6.2 5.4 135 117 79
    4000 28.1 24.4 5.2 5.4 4.7 117 101 79
    4500 32.3 28.1 6.6 4.9 4.3 107 93 81
    5000 36.2 31.4 8.5 4.3 3.7 92 80 82
    5500 39.8 34.6 10.3 3.9 3.4 84 73 84
    5850 42.6 37.0 11.0 3.8 3.3 83 72 87
    RPMNMKMKPHLPHKPLdBA
    700 86 159 3.70 1.89 1.96 55
    1000 111 206 6.30 2.65 2.52 60
    1500 99 183 9.00 4.16 2.25 65
    2000 68 126 10.80 7.19 1.53 69
    2500 52 97 12.90 10.98 1.17 72
    3000 110 203 26.90 10.98 2.48 78
    3500 117 217 38.10 14.38 2.65 79
    4000 101 188 45.20 19.68 2.29 79
    4500 93 172 52.00 24.98 2.10 81
    5000 80 148 58.30 32.18 1.81 82
    5500 73 135 64.10 38.99 1.65 84
    5850 72 134 68.60 41.64 1.63 87

    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 N/A
    0 to 30 N/A
    Ratio 2.00 : 1.00
    Props Solas New Saturn 13 1/4 X 15 X 3 Stainless Steel
    Load 2 persons, 3/4 fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate 78 deg.; 50% humid.; wind: 10 MPH; seas; calm

    Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Line Drawing

    smokercraft172ultima-floor.jpg

    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).

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    Fishfinder Optional Navman (w/Smart Craft)

    Systems

    CD Stereo Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Swim Platform Optional

    Canvas

    Full Canvas Optional

    Warranty

    Certifications
    NMMA Certification Yes
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