# How fast is a 6 horsepower motor?

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Mercury 2015 6 HP max speed = 16,25 MPH – 26 Km/h -14,4 knots.

## How fast does a 6 hp outboard motor go?

At WOT the two-stroke averaged an impressive 16.7kts and 6000rpm, while the four-stroke could just maintain a clean plane of 11.5kts and 5000rpm. Under identical test conditions a four-stroke Mercury 6 cruised at 11.5kts and 5000rpm, but ran out to 15.3kts and 5700rpm at WOT.

## How fast is a 5 horsepower motor?

A 5 hp motor on a 2000 lb vehicle will barely move if gear ratio is low enough. That same motor will move a light weight load at more than 30 mph if the gearing is high enough. If the gearing isn’t correct, the engine will either stall out or overheat. You need to consider torque along with horsepower.

## How fast does a 10 hp motor go?

As a practical matter , you can get from fifty to maybe eighty mph with a ten hp engine on a light weight motorcycle if you tuck in and have a good fairing . This means a racing style bike at the hight end. May be twenty five to thirty five mph in a light weight automobile with low aero drag on a level road.

## How fast does a 4HP outboard go?

semi v-hull with a 1971 johnson 4hp and it def just pushes the boat at a steady pace. I would say at its peak your boat will travel at approx 6-10mph. It’s a good motor for short trips.

## How fast will a 9.9 hp outboard go?

Assuming this is a light 14′ utility boat and a standard 9.9, Mercury would recommend a 8.5 to 9.5 pitch prop for the OP’s application and predicts a top speed around 20 mph.

## What size boat motor can you use without a Licence?

That might seem inconsistent with the regulations, but there’s an explanation: boat licenses aren’t necessary to drive boats with less than 4.5kW, which amounts to roughly 6 horsepower. So if you’re only planning on buying a small dinghy with an electric motor, or small outboard, you may not need a license.

## How fast does a 3hp motor go?

To give you a simple reference, a 3 hp electric outboard can push a 12 ft boat with 150 kg (331 lbs) load at a max speed of 9 km/h (5.6 mph). That’s to say the 3 hp outboard motor can provide more than sufficient propulsion for a 10 ft tender or work as an auxiliary power for a daysailer of up to 1.5 tonnes (3307 lbs).

## How fast can a 2.5 hp outboard go?

Here are our results. Tohatsu 2.5 Two-Stroke (\$630; www.tohatsu.com) power: 2.5 hp weight: 26 pounds top speed: 5.4 mph noise at full throttle: 84 dB-A.

## How many pounds of thrust does a 5 hp outboard motor have?

A 5 hp probably has somewhere near or over 200 pounds of thrust.

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## How fast is 13 hp in mph?

This is a utility vehicle not a racer so top speed is about 15 mph. The fuel tank was relocated to a lower position so the seat could close. A vacuum powered fuel pump was added and works great.

## Why is there a 9.9 HP motors?

Because boats under 10 HP do not require registration. Around here, here being Japan, you need a motorcycle license to drive a motorcycle with an engine 50cc and bigger, but for up to 49cc you just need a car driver’s license.

## How much HP does a 14ft boat need?

12 foot – 10 – 15 hp motor. 14 foot -15 hp motor. 16 foot – 15 – 20 hp motor. 18 foot – 18 – 20 hp motor.

## How fast will a 5 hp outboard go?

limit of 6 knots. 5 is about the maximum rated power for the boat.

## How big of a motor can I put on a 12 foot aluminum boat?

Lieutenant. Re: What size motor for 12 ft V-hull Aluminum boat? 9.9, definitely. For trolling motors you can guess at about 1hp for every 25- 35 “pounds of thrust.”