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Brief Summary

The Tracker 175 TXW features an all-welded 17’10” Revolution hull. This is a complete package featuring a fishfinder, livewell, trolling motor, and trailer; all standard. Nine different factory engine packages are sure to meet the needs of both weekend and tournament fisherman.

Key Features

  • All-Welded Revolution Hull
  • All-Welded Two-Piece Hull Construction
  • Power Trac Offset Transom
  • Marine Tech Pressure Treated Floors and Decks
  • Fiberglass Reinforced Console
  • Full-Lenth Longitudinal Stringer System
  • Molded Drop-In Aft Storage Boxes
  • Color-Coordinate Drive-On Trailer
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 17' 10''
    Beam 89''
    Dry Weight 943 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft N/A
    - 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 21 gal.
    Water Capacity N/A
    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 1 x 25-hp Mercury EL FourStroke
    Tested Power 1 x 75-hp Mercury OptiMax
    Opt. Power 1 x 50-hp Mercury ELPTO TwoStroke
    1 x 9.9-hp Mercury EL FourStroke
    1 x 25-hp Mercury ELPT FourStroke EFI
    1 x 40-hp Mercury ELPT FourStroke EFI
    1 x 75-hp Mercury OptiMax

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    750 2.4 2.1 0.5 4.9 4.2 92 80 60
    1000 3.8 3.3 1.2 3.1 2.7 59 51 61
    1500 5.6 4.9 1.8 3.1 2.7 59 51 69
    2000 6.3 5.5 2.7 2.3 2.0 44 38 75
    2500 10.1 8.7 4.1 2.5 2.1 46 40 77
    3000 19.7 17.1 4.9 4.0 3.5 76 66 79
    3500 25.8 22.4 5.0 5.2 4.5 97 85 83
    4000 31.9 27.7 6.6 4.8 4.2 91 79 84
    4500 35.5 30.8 8.2 4.3 3.8 82 71 85
    5000 40.2 34.9 8.6 4.7 4.1 88 77 85
    5200 41.8 36.3 9.9 4.2 3.7 80 69 85
    RPMNMKMKPHLPHKPLdBA
    750 80 148 3.90 1.89 2.06 60
    1000 51 95 6.10 4.54 1.33 61
    1500 51 95 9.00 6.81 1.32 69
    2000 38 71 10.10 10.22 0.99 75
    2500 40 74 16.30 15.52 1.04 77
    3000 66 122 31.70 18.55 1.71 79
    3500 85 156 41.50 18.93 2.19 83
    4000 79 146 51.30 24.98 2.05 84
    4500 71 132 57.10 31.04 1.84 85
    5000 77 142 64.70 32.55 1.99 85
    5200 69 129 67.30 37.48 1.79 85

    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 3.6 sec.
    0 to 30 8.1 sec.
    Ratio 2.33 : 1
    Props
    Load 2 persons, 1/2 fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate Temp: 88 deg., humid: 42%, wind: 7 knots, seas: light chop

    Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW Line Drawing

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    Captain's Report

    A Complete Package from Stem to SternBy Captain John B. WenzTracker knows bass boats. 1978 saw the introduction of the first Bass Tracker, a complete fishing package sold for a nationally advertised price. Today, the boat builders that make up the Tracker Marine Group combine to produce one of the world’s most popular boat families on the market. Fiberglass or aluminum, salt or fresh water, if you’re looking for a fishing boat under 35 feet, chances are that there’s a boat in this family to fit your needs. They also build popular runabouts, houseboats, and pontoons as well.Since bass boats gave founder Johnny Morris his start, it’s logical that this is an area of focus for this company. The staff at Tracker includes some serious fishermen, and these guys design boats for themselves and their friends. These Tracker boat, motor, and trailer packages are complete from their introduction, and improvements are made along the way. The Pro Team 175 TXW is one such package. Introduced a few years back, the 175 has proven a popular choice for serious fishermen, and it’s been updated recently making it even better.It’s All in the DetailsThe Tracker 175 TXW has been lengthened by five inches, making it 17’ 8” long. The beam dimension has also been increased by six inches to 89 inches, and the resulting 60” wide bottom is sure to provide additional stability for a party of up to four fishermen. This is an all-welded aluminum boat, featuring the trademarked “Revolution” hull with the “Smooth Ride Guarantee.” The all-aluminum set-back transom and longitudinal stringer system provide a strong and reliable boat that will provide quality fishing for years to come. The fishing platforms are raised, and there is a fold-down chair, of course, both fore and aft. Each one is surrounded by a bunch of storage compartments, making maximum use of all the boat’s interior space. Under the expansive foredeck you’ll find a 7 foot rod locker in the center with another dry locker to port and a nested 25-quart cooler to starboard. The rod lockers are carpet lined and fitted with locks, so your expensive gear will be safe and comfy. Speaking of carpeting, the deck is finished in marine grade, sun and stain resistant cut-pile stuff, but you can opt out of the carpeting, if you prefer. You’ll find tackle tray storage bins, complete with tackle trays under the aft platform. An additional storage compartment is found flanking the opposite side of the fishing chair.Another item that you can’t do without is a livewell. The 175 has got one, built right in under the aft deck. It’s divided, aerated, and it has a pump-out feature so you won’t have to rush back to the scales, whether you’re keeping or releasing your catch. When it’s time to head out to your favorite spot, the full-beam, three-across seating offers a comfortable ride for you and your crew. A convenient storage compartment is located underneath the center seat and the back folds down as a step for aft deck access. They also fitted a couple of beverage holders so a cold drink is right alongside you. The sturdy fiberglass console is fitted with a curved, tinted plexiglass windscreen. A full array of flush-mounted, automotive-type analog engine instruments surrounds a stylish wheel. Toggle switches are mounted on either side of the wheel, right at the pilot’s fingertips and, to make things complete, a Lowrance X37 sonar unit with surface temperature readout is standard equipment. Once you’ve found the fish you’ll need help sneaking up on ‘em. The guys at Tracker have thought of that, too. They’ve included a bow-mounted MotorGuide 12-volt trolling motor. It features foot control and 46 pounds of thrust. It’s got a dedicated plug-in on the bow, and a battery and an on-board charger are included as part of the deal. Stowable navigation lights, a 500 gph bilge pump and a battery monitor round out the electrical equipment list.Power Options from MercuryFactory power options include nine different outboard rigs, all from Mercury. Our test boat was equipped with the direct-injected 75 horsepower OptiMax. This looked like a good match, hung on the transom of the Pro Team 175 TXW, and our test results seem to agree. Compact and lightweight, the 75 OptiMax features outstanding power to weight ratio to complement her hydrodynamic efficiency. And the 75 OptiMax delivers increased performance and better fuel economy with every drop of gasoline due to the direct fuel injection. Mercury’s got a lot of experience in salt water, so they’ve done a fine job in providing for corrosion resistance. The rugged gearcase includes stainless steel and corrosion-resistant components designed to provide durability in punishing saltwater service. OptiMax engines are controlled by the innovative Motorola Propulsion Control Module (PCM) and, like the rest of the Mercury family, feature electronic innovations like SmartCraft and Engine Guardian. Our TestThe OptiMax 75 put us up on plane in a respectable 3.6 seconds and we reached 30 miles an hour in 8.1 seconds. Propped with a 12 ¾ x 21 inch aluminum wheel, our top speed was 41.8 mph at 5200 rpm. Our best fuel economy was calculated to be at 3500 rpm where we clocked 25.8 miles an hour resulting in a range of 97 miles. I wouldn’t expect to travel that far from a launch ramp, but it’s nice to know you won’t need to find a gas dock halfway through the day. Just like the entire Tracker line-up, this boat is a complete package, ready to hit the lake. All you need is the fishing gear, some bait, a cooler full of lunch and refreshments, and a couple of your buddies and you’re on your way.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW is 41.8 mph (67.3 kph), burning 9.9 gallons per hour (gph) or 37.47 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW is 25.8 mph (41.5 kph), and the boat gets 5.15 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.19 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 97 miles (156.11 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 75-hp Mercury OptiMax.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    Fishfinder Standard

    Systems

    Shore Power Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard

    Warranty

    Deck Warranty
    Limited Lifetime Warranty
    Certifications
    NMMA Certification Yes
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