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DF300AP FEATURES


The DF300AP is Suzuki’s high-performing, award-winning outboard.


Start system Electric start
Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection Standard
Variable valve timing Standard
Two-stage gear reduction system Standard
Offset driveshaft Standard
Over-rev. limiter Standard
Low oil pressure caution Standard
Speedometer pickup on gear case Standard
Suzuki anti-corrosion system Standard
Suzuki Lean Burn Control System Standard
Selective rotation Standard
Suzuki precision control Standard

SIMILAR OUTBOARDS

DF250AP

DF350A

DF300AP SPECS



Shaft length X: 635mm (25") | XX: 762mm (30")
Starting system Electric
Weight X: 290kg | XX: 299kg
Engine type DOHC 24-valve
Fuel delivery system Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection
No. of cylinders V6 (55-degree)
Piston displacement 4,028cm3
Bore x Stroke 98mm x 89mm
Maximum output 220.7kW
Full throttle operating range 5,700–6,300rpm
Steering Remote
Oil pan capacity 8.0 litres
Ignition system Fully-transistorised
Alternator 12V 54A
Engine mounting Shear mount
Trim method Power trim & tilt
Gear ratio 2.08:1
Gear shift F-N-R
Exhaust Through prop hub exhaust
Propeller selection (pitch) 17"–27.5" (s/s)
Fuel minimum 95 (RON) octane
Warranty 5 years for recreational use

DF300AP PERFORMANCE TESTS



DF300AP tested on BTB 12 M Landing Craft

Test Conditions

Date: 3/08/2013
Location: Hervey Bay, QLD
Conditions: 1.0-1.5 M Swell
Temperature: 24_C
Crew: 5

Test Boat: BTB 12 M Landing Craft

Length: 12.0 M
Beam: 4.0 M
Dry Weight: 7500 KG
Max Horsepower: 900
Fuel Capacity: 1000 L
Weight as tested: 9500 KG

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 34.1 KM/H (18 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 408 KM
Maximum Speed: 34 Knots
0-40km/h: Not recorded

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF300AP

Horsepower:300
Cylinder:V6
Weight:274 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 15 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 5.4 4 0.74
1000 7.6 6.6 0.87
1500 8.7 14.3 1.64
2000 13.3 19.6 1.47
2500 16.3 31.2 1.91
3000 19.3 42.8 2.22
3500 24.8 59.8 2.41
4000 34.1 79.4 2.33
4500 40.7 97 2.38
5000 48.3 105.4 2.18
5500 53.3 147.4 2.76
6000 57.8 198.6 3.44

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF300AP tested on Powercat 3000

Test Conditions

Date: 29/10/2013
Location: Bribie Passage, QLD
Conditions: Good - Calm 10-15 KN Winds
Temperature: 28_C
Crew: 3

Test Boat: Powercat 3000

Length: 10.0 M
Beam: 2.8 M
Dry Weight: 2000 KG (Est)
Max Horsepower: 600
Fuel Capacity: 600 L
Weight as tested: 2800 KG

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 49.4 KM/H (26 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 483 KM
Maximum Speed: 92 KM/H (49.7 Knots)
0-40km/h: Not recorded

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF300AP

Horsepower:300
Cylinder:V6
Weight:279 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 20 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 6.5 3.9 0.6
1000 8.8 7.5 0.86
1500 13 15.3 1.18
2000 17 23.8 1.4
2500 28.3 36.3 1.28
3000 39.3 45.8 1.17
3500 49.4 58.5 1.18
4000 58.3 78.1 1.34
4500 64.2 103.3 1.61
5000 73.5 120.4 1.64
5500 80.2 150.4 1.88
6000 89.8 202 2.25

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF300AP tested on Signature 675F

Test Conditions

Date: 27/11/2013
Location: Brisbane River, QLD
Conditions: Light Chop
Temperature: 30_C
Crew: 3

Test Boat: Signature 675F

Length: 6.89 M
Beam: 2.50 M
Dry Weight: 1700 KG (est)
Max Horsepower: 300
Fuel Capacity: 280 L
Weight as tested: 2300 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 42.4 KM/H (22.7 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 443 KM
Maximum Speed: 77 KM/H
0-40km/h: Not recorded

Outboard: Suzuki DF300AP

Horsepower:300
Cylinder:V6
Weight:274 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 18.5 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 4.9 1.9 0.4
1000 7.6 3.95 0.55
1500 11 7.35 0.7
2000 13 11 0.85
2500 15.5 17.3 1.15
3000 29.8 22.2 0.7
3500 42.4 28 0.6
4000 51.8 36 0.7
4500 58.3 52 0.8
5000 64.5 64 0.9
5500 70.6 88 1.2
6000 75 98 1.3

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF300AP tested on Silvertiger 10 M Flybridge Catamaran

Test Conditions

Date: 15/07/2013
Location: Waitemata Harbour, NZ
Conditions: 10-15 KN Winds, Slight Chop
Temperature: 13_C
Crew: 3

Test Boat: Silvertiger 10 M Flybridge Catamaran

Length: 10 M
Beam: 4.5 M
Dry Weight: 4800 KG
Max Horsepower: N/A
Fuel Capacity: 700 L
Weight as tested: 6000 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 31.2 KM/H
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 369 KM
Maximum Speed: 75 KM/H
0-40km/h: N/A

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF300AP

Horsepower:300
Cylinder:V6
Weight:279 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 17 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 5.4 6.2 1.15
1000 7.3 7.25 0.99
1500 10.4 14.15 1.36
2000 13.5 19.05 1.41
2500 15.6 32.1 2.05
3000 21.4 46.05 2.15
3500 31.2 57.4 1.84
4000 39.4 78.35 1.99
4500 49 101.95 2.08
5000 56.7 127.9 2.26
5500 62.6 167 2.67
6000 71.3 200 2.8

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF300AP tested on Spearfish 8.2 M

Test Conditions

Date: 23/09/2013
Location: Mandurah Estuary, WA
Conditions: .5 - 1.5 M Wind Chop, 40-50 KPH Winds
Temperature: 17_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Spearfish 8.2 M

Length: 8.2 M
Beam: 2.5 M
Dry Weight: 2800 KG
Max Horsepower: 600
Fuel Capacity: 500 L
Weight as tested: 3500 KG

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 44 KM/H
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 432 KM
Maximum Speed: 93 KPH
0-40km/h: 2.5 SEC

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF300AP

Horsepower:300
Cylinder:V6
Weight:274 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 21.5 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 6.5 4.2 0.65
1000 9.7 8.4 0.87
1500 13 16.25 1.25
2000 21 23 1.1
2500 31.5 33.25 1.06
3000 44 48.5 1.1
3500 53 61.5 1.16
4000 62.5 87.5 1.4
4500 70 110 1.57
5000 78 130 1.67
5500 84.5 138.5 1.64
6000 91.5 193.5 2.11

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF300AP tested on Yamba Welding Naiad 10 M Commercial

Test Conditions

Date: 26/07/2012
Location: Yamba, NSW
Conditions: Calm
Temperature:
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Yamba Welding Naiad 10 M Commercial

Length: 10.0 M
Beam: 2.9 M
Dry Weight:
Max Horsepower: 700
Fuel Capacity: 1000 L
Weight as tested: 4400 KG (Est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 43.5 KM/H (23.3 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 950 KM
Maximum Speed: 84.5 KM/H (45.3 Knots)
0-40km/h:

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF300AP

Horsepower:300
Cylinder:V6
Weight:279 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 20 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 9.3 6.7 0.72
1000 13.4 8.5 0.63
1500 15.7 15.2 0.97
2000 22.8 21.1 0.92
2500 33.3 33.6 1.01
3000 43.5 43.7 1
3500 54.9 67.4 1.23
4000 60.9 89 1.46
4500 68.5 96.5 1.41
5000 74.5 112 1.5
5500 82.9 158.5 1.91
6000 84.5 209.5 2.48

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison