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What is a MerCruiser sterndrive?

What is a MerCruiser sterndrive?

MerCruiser Sterndrive or Inboard-Outboard Engines (IOs) A MerCruiser sterndrive is essentially a car or truck style engine mounted inside the boat, lower in the hull. The engine is then connected through the transom, or back of the boat, to an outdrive unit that hangs down below the boat’s bottom.

How much is a MerCruiser sterndrive?

Mercury MerCruiser A new replacement Alpha One Gen II drive retails for $5,825, while a Bravo Three retails for $9,114. These prices are for complete (upper and lower) drive assemblies, but do not include shipping or installation costs.

Is a MerCruiser an inboard?

Mercurys brand, MerCruiser, offers four different inboard gas engines with max RPMs ranging from 4400 to 5400. Horsepower can be as low as 300 or as high as 425. Displacement is 6.2 or 8.2, depending on the motor.

What type of engine is a MerCruiser?

Mercury MerCruiser: Inboards

HP / kW 300 / 224
Maximum RPM (WOT) 5000-5400
Engine type V8, 2-valve/cylinder pushrod
Displacement (L) 6.2
Bore and stroke 4.0 x 3.75″ / 101.6 x 95.25 mm

How much does a new inboard motor cost?

If you run an inboard, expect to pay somewhere between $1,000 – $1,500. Most sailboats can do with a small 5 – 10 horsepower outboard engine without problems. These engines are easy to maintain and cheap to run. And they’re cheaper to replace.

Is Mercury and MerCruiser the same?

Mercury Marine is a marine engine division of Brunswick Corporation. It also produces the MerCruiser line of sterndrives and inboard motors.

How much does a new MerCruiser cost?

MERCRUISER PRICE LIST: 2022 Program Model Year

6.2L 300 Inboard DTS w/ECT 300-hp $16,845
6.2L 350 Inboard DTS 350-hp $16,779
6.2L 350 Inboard DTS w/ECT 350-hp $18,595
8.2 HORIZON DTS w/ECT 375-hp $21,859