Is the Evinrude ETEC reliable?
Not great, but very, very good. For the most part, the engine has always started reliably, and runs like a clock. Over the last 10 years, we’ve only had two problems that can be attributed to manufacturing or design issues: One fuel injector failed under warranty.
How many hours are Evinrude ETEC good for?
I read elsewhere on your web site Evinrude E-TEC engines can run up to 50 hours without needing to add oil to the reservoir.
Are Etecs good motors?
In short, at the time of writing, E-Tecs are the cleanest outboards on the planet. Cheaper to maintain: On average, maintenance costs for an Evinrude outboard engine are up to 50% less than maintenance costs for a four-stroke outboard over the first three years of ownership. My E-Tec saves me thousands.
How fast is a 150 Evinrude?
Top speed was nearly identical, with the ETEC claiming 48.3 mph to the Yamaha’s 47.7 mph. Clean.
Are ETEC engines good?
Can you still get parts for Evinrude ETEC?
Yes, we will continue to supply customers service parts as needed and honor our manufacturer limited warranty coverage and extended service contracts.
Are Evinrude Etecs still being made?
BRP announced today it will discontinue production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines and will re-orientate its marine business by focusing on the growth of its boat brands with new technology and innovative marine products.
What went wrong with Evinrude?
Evinrude wasn’t in the 300 HP + space and that hurt them. They didn’t have the same dealer network that Mercury or Yamaha did and didn’t own as many transoms, making it tough out of the gate. On the surface, the mistakes I think they made are that they had too many engines overlapping.
How much does an Evinrude E-TEC 150 cost?
As of June 2013, the longshaft Evinrude E-TEC 150 carried a price of $19,670, with a spare Raker prop around $1000. Thanks BRP Australia, Bankstown, NSW (02 9794 6600, www.brp.com) for supplying the engine for this test.
How powerful is the E-TEC 150 outboard motor?
But it does have tonnes of torque delivered right where you need it. The least powerful of a trio of 60° V6 DFI outboards, and the smallest V6 in the E-Tec range, the 150 is also the only DFI 150 to score an three-star OEDA exhaust emissions rating. The 2589cc loopcharged 150 develops 150.1hp at 5000rpm with a WOT range of 4750-5750rpm.
Would you buy a 2013 E-TEC 150?
My 2013 E-Tec 150 has been perfect. I love it’s low end torque. This past weekend I was pulling up slalom skiers while having four people in my 1850 Ranger. That said I don’t know that I would buy it today given the news about Evinrude. I wish I had a crystal ball regarding how well they will keep up the parts supply.
Is the Yamaha Evinrude ETEC 200 Ho any good?
I had owned several Yamahas before my current Evinrude Etec 200 HO. I never thought I’d ever say this, but I like my Evinrude more than any Yamaha I’ve owned (carb, efi, HPDI, 4-stroke). It’s nearly as quiet as the bigger Yamaha 4-strokes I’ve owned, better on gas and oil than the HPDI, and better on gas than the 4-stroke.