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100HP–350HP

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High performance engines with high end features and outstanding fuel efficiency, that pack a punch.

40HP–100HP

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Versatile engines that mix performance and power with all the latest features and technology.

2.5HP–30HP

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Compact, yet powerful. These outboards are lightweight, portable and easy to use.

2-stroke

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Excellent acceleration and more economical and user-friendly operation, all in a compact design.

DF40A FEATURES


The award-winning DF40A delivers superior fuel efficiency and high performance in a compact design.

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*Offer only available for new selected MY17 Suzuki Marine outboards sold from 1 December 2017 to 31 January 2018 and settled by 14 February 2018. Credit provided by BOQ Credit Pty Limited ABN 92 080 151 266 (BOQC) (Australian Credit Licence Number 393331). BOQC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Queensland Limited ABN 32 009 656 740 (BOQ). BOQ does not guarantee or otherwise support the obligations or performance of BOQC or the products it offers. BOQC’s standard credit assessment criteria apply. Fees and charges are payable.

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Start system Electric start
Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection Standard
Suzuki Lean Burn Control System Standard
Large capacity 19A alternator Standard
12-valve DOHC (dual overhead cam) design Standard
Maintenance-free timing chain Standard
Tiller handle Standard
Lean Burn
Timing chain
Troll Mode
Quiet operation
Tilt limit system

SIMILAR OUTBOARDS

DF50A

DF40A SPECS



Shaft length L: 508mm (20")
Starting system Electric easy start system
Weight L: 104kg
Engine type DOHC 12-valve
Fuel delivery system Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection
No. of cylinders In-line 3
Displacement 941cm3
Bore x Stroke 72.5mm x 76.0mm
Maximum output 29.4kW
Full throttle operating range 5,000–6,000rpm
Steering Remote | Tiller
Oil pan capacity 2.7 litres
Ignition system Fully-transistorised
Alternator 12V 19A
Engine mounting Shear mount
Trim method Power trim & tilt
Gear ratio 2.27:1
Gear shift F-N-R
Exhaust Through prop hub exhaust
Propeller selection (pitch) 9"–11"
Fuel tank capacity 25L (Optional)
Warranty 5 years for recreational use

DF40A PERFORMANCE TESTS



DF40A tested on Alumacraft 16ft

Test Conditions

Date: 20/01/2011
Location: Brisbane River
Conditions: Calm, Light Breeze
Temperature: 27deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Alumacraft 16ft

Length: 4.9m
Beam: 1.9m
Dry Weight: 350 KG
Max Horsepower: 50
Fuel Capacity: 75L
Weight as tested: 406 KG (Est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 31.2KM/H
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 333 KM
Maximum Speed: 51 KM/H
0-40km/h: 6.4sec

Outboard: Suzuki DF40A

Horsepower:40
Cylinder:In Line 3
Weight:104 KG
Gear Ratio:2.27:1
Propeller:Suzuki 11.75 x 12 3 Blade SST

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 2.9 0.4 0.13
1000 3.7 0.4 0.1
1500 6.6 0.8 0.11
2000 8.5 1.5 0.18
2500 10.3 2.6 0.26
3000 11.3 3.8 0.34
3500 15.8 4.9 0.31
4000 24.1 5.3 0.22
4500 31.2 6.4 0.21
5000 36.2 8.3 0.23
5500 39.3 11.4 0.29
5850 44.3 12.9 0.29

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison