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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.

DF50A FEATURES


Compact design that packs a punch – a versatile and award-winning mid range outboard that combines power, performance, reliability and fuel efficiency.

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

SIMILAR OUTBOARDS

DF60A

DF40A

DF50A SPECS



Maximum output 36.8kW
Full throttle operating range 5,300–6,3000rpm
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
Shaft length L: 508mm (20")
Gear ratio 2.27:1
Starting system Electric
Gear shift F-N-R
Weight L: 104kg
Exhaust Through prop hub exhaust
Engine type DOHC 12-valve
Propeller selection (pitch) 9"–17"
Fuel delivery system Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection
Fuel tank capacity 25L (Optional)
No. of cylinders In-line 3
Warranty 5 years for recreational use
Displacement 941cm3
Fuel minimum 91 (RON) octane
Bore x Stroke 72.5mm x 76mm

DF50A PERFORMANCE TESTS



DF50A tested on Alumacraft 16ft

Test Conditions

Date: 27/12/2010
Location: Broadwater
Conditions: Calm, light breeze
Temperature: 29deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Alumacraft 16ft

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

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 31.2km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 309km
Maximum Speed: 51km/h
0-40km/h: 6.4 sec

Outboard: Suzuki DF50A

Horsepower:50HP
Cylinder:In line 4
Weight:102kg
Gear Ratio:2.27:1
Propeller:Suzuki 11.17 x 12 3 blade SST

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 2.9 0.4 0.1
1000 3.7 0.4 0.08
1500 6.6 0.8 0.16
2000 8.5 1.5 0.21
2500 10.3 2.6 0.25
3000 11.3 3.8 0.36
3500 15.8 4.9 0.35
4000 24.1 5.3 0.23
4500 31.2 6.4 0.23
5000 36.2 8.3 0.28
5500 39.3 11.4 0.3
5850 44.3 12.9 0.32

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF50A tested on Bluefin Rouge Deluxe 4.2m

Test Conditions

Date: 18/04/2013
Location: Brisbane River, QLD
Conditions: Calm/minimal tide
Temperature: 28deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Bluefin Rouge Deluxe 4.2m

Length: 4.2m
Beam: 1.85m
Dry Weight: Not recorded
Max Horsepower: 50HP
Fuel Capacity: 25L (tote tank)
Weight as tested: 500kg (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 35.5km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 115km
Maximum Speed: 54.7km/h
0-40km/h: Not recorded

Outboard: Suzuki DF50ATHL

Horsepower:50HP
Cylinder:In line 3
Weight:106kg
Gear Ratio:2.27:1
Propeller:Suzuki 11.5 x 13 3 blade alloy

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 4.25 0.45 0.1
1000 5.1 0.6 0.1
1500 7.2 1.15 0.2
2000 8.65 1.7 0.25
2500 10.2 2.9 0.3
3000 12.3 3.95 0.3
3500 24.05 4.4 0.2
4000 29.25 5.6 0.2
4500 35.5 6.85 0.2
5000 41 9.4 0.2
5500 47 13.5 0.25
6000 51.1 15.45 0.3
6200 53.15 16.3 0.3

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison