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DF140A FEATURES


Suzuki’s most versatile, high-performance outboard, which satisfies a variety of boating needs from leisure to commercial use.


Start system Electric start
Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection 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
Lean Burn
Offset driveshaft
Timing chain
Troll Mode
Two-stage gear reduction
Quiet operation
Tilt limit system

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DF140A SPECS



Shaft length L: 508mm (20") | X: 635mm (25")
Starting system Electric
Weight L: 179kg | X: 184kg
Engine type DOHC 16-valve
Fuel delivery system Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection
No. of cylinders In-line 4
Piston displacement 2,044cm3
Bore x Stroke 86mm x 88mm
Maximum output 103.0kW
Full throttle operating range 5,600–6,200rpm
Steering Remote
Oil pan capacity 5.5 litres
Ignition system Fully-transistorised
Alternator 12V 40A
Engine mounting Shear mount
Trim method Power trim & tilt
Gear ratio 2.59:1
Gear shift F-N-R
Exhaust Through prop hub exhaust
Propeller selection (pitch) 15"–23" (Alloy) 15"–25" (s/s)
Warranty 5 years for recreational use

DF140A PERFORMANCE TESTS



DF140A tested on Bluefin Stormcat 5.35 M

Test Conditions

Date: 17/10/2012
Location: Logan River, QLD
Conditions: Good 5-10 KN Winds
Temperature: 27_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Bluefin Stormcat 5.35 M

Length: 5.35 M
Beam: 2.2 M
Dry Weight: 680 KG
Max Horsepower: 150
Fuel Capacity: 110 L
Weight as tested: 750 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 39.65 KM/H (24.5 MPH)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 299 KM
Maximum Speed: 85 KM/H (52.8 MPH)
0-40km/h: Not recorded

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In Line 4
Weight:186 KG
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:Suzuki 14.25 x 23 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 3.55 1.1 0.4
1000 6.05 1.7 0.3
1500 8.7 3.1 0.4
2000 10.55 5.9 0.6
2500 15.35 9.2 0.65
3000 31.05 11.4 0.35
3500 39.65 14.2 0.35
4000 48.1 19.4 0.4
4500 55.95 24.75 0.4
5000 63.7 28.5 0.45
5500 70.6 33.5 0.5
6000 82.05 47.7 0.5

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Leisure Cat 7000 Gamefisher

Test Conditions

Date: 3/10/2013
Location: Cockburn Sound, WA
Conditions: Calm
Temperature: 25_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Leisure Cat 7000 Gamefisher

Length: 7.0 M
Beam: 2.5 M
Dry Weight: 2100 KG
Max Horsepower: 450
Fuel Capacity: 520 L
Weight as tested: 2400 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 39.1 KM/H (21 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 659 KM
Maximum Speed: 71 KM/H
0-40km/h: 6.5 SEC

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In Line 4
Weight:184 KG
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:Suzuki 14.25 x 22 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 5.8 2.05 0.3
1000 7.7 3.3 0.4
1500 9.9 5.6 0.6
2000 13.1 9.5 0.75
2500 15.7 14.15 0.9
3000 23.7 19.1 0.8
3500 31.5 23.85 0.75
4000 39.1 30.55 0.75
4500 46.8 40.05 0.85
5000 53.5 54.5 1
5500 61.5 65.9 1.1
6000 71 89.5 1.3

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Signature 543RF

Test Conditions

Date: 5/11/2012
Location: Brisbane River, QLD
Conditions: Calm
Temperature: 28_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Signature 543RF

Length: 5.53 M
Beam: 2.13 M
Dry Weight: 1200 KG (est)
Max Horsepower: 140
Fuel Capacity: 100 L
Weight as tested: 1400 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 38.2 KM/H
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 271 KM
Maximum Speed: 70.9 KM/H
0-40km/h: 5.65 SEC

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In Line 4
Weight:179 KG
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:Suzuki 14 x 20 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 4.7 1.1 0.25
1000 6.4 1.55 0.25
1500 8.9 2.65 0.3
2000 10.9 4.55 0.45
2500 12.1 7.05 0.5
3000 16.7 9.95 0.6
3500 30.2 12.4 0.45
4000 38.2 14.8 0.35
4500 45.4 19.05 0.45
5000 51.5 24 0.45
5500 57.2 31 0.5
6000 63.1 37.4 0.6
6400 68.8 47.3 0.7

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Signature 575RF

Test Conditions

Date: 13/02/2013
Location: Brisbane River, QLD
Conditions: Calm, Strong Tide
Temperature: 27_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Signature 575RF

Length: 5.7 M
Beam: 2.38 M
Dry Weight: 1200 KG (Est)
Max Horsepower: 175
Fuel Capacity: 220 L
Weight as tested: 1600 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 41.6 KM/H
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 350 KM
Maximum Speed: 58.9 KM/H
0-40km/h: Not recorded

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In Line 4
Weight:179 KG
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:Suzuki 14 x 18 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 4.5 1 0.33
1000 5.9 1.6 0.3
1500 8.3 2.65 0.35
2000 10.4 4.35 0.45
2500 11.9 6.3 0.55
3000 13.6 9.95 0.8
3500 17.9 13.9 0.8
4000 27 16.35 0.6
4500 35.4 19.7 0.6
5000 41.6 23.25 0.55
5500 48 30.2 0.65
6000 52 36 0.65
6400 56.3 39.6 0.65

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Stabicraft 1850 Supercab

Test Conditions

Date: 16/10/2013
Location: Mandurah, WA
Conditions: Calm Water, Gusty Winds
Temperature: 22_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Stabicraft 1850 Supercab

Length: 5.6 M
Beam: 2.4 M
Dry Weight: 600 KG
Max Horsepower: 140
Fuel Capacity: 120 L
Weight as tested: 1050 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 32.3 KM/H (20 MPH)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 326 KM
Maximum Speed: 66 KPH
0-40km/h: 5.7 SEC

Outboard: Suzuki DF140ATX

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In Line 4
Weight:184 KG
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:3 x 14.25 x 20P Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 4.6 1 0.2
1000 6.9 1.65 0.2
1500 9.5 2.8 0.3
2000 13.7 4.8 0.35
2500 15.3 6.85 0.45
3000 21.3 9.7 0.45
3500 32.3 12.4 0.35
4000 38.5 15.75 0.4
4500 43.2 19.2 0.45
5000 48.7 27.1 0.55
5500 53.7 33.25 0.6
6000 59.4 43.55 0.75
6400 64.1 47.65 0.7

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Australian Master Marine 5.8 M Cuddy Cabin

Test Conditions

Date: 14/04/2014
Location: Pine River, QLD
Conditions: Calm, Bottom of Tide
Temperature: 27_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Australian Master Marine 5.8 M Cuddy Cabin

Length: 5.8 M
Beam: 2.25 M
Dry Weight:
Max Horsepower: 150
Fuel Capacity: 200 L
Weight as tested: 1500 KG (Est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 38.1 KM/H (20.4 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 475 KM
Maximum Speed: 65.1 KM/H (35 Knots)
0-40km/h:

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In Line 4
Weight:186KG
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:Suzuki 14 x 19 3 Blade Alloy

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
650 4.15 1 0.25
1000 6.95 1.6 0.2
1500 9.8 2.8 0.3
2000 11.4 5.25 0.45
2500 13.45 7.1 0.55
3000 18.1 10.55 0.6
3500 30.2 13.25 0.4
4000 38.05 16.3 0.4
4500 44.8 21.7 0.5
5000 50.25 25.9 0.5
5500 55.35 31.5 0.55
6000 60.9 43.4 0.7
6300 64.45 45.3 0.7

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Formosa 520 Bow Rider

Test Conditions

Date: 12/02/2010
Location: Logan River, QLD
Conditions: Calm
Temperature: 28_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Formosa 520 Bow Rider

Length: 5.35 M
Beam: 2.4 M
Dry Weight:
Max Horsepower: 140
Fuel Capacity: 115 L
Weight as tested: 800 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 33.4 KM/H (17.9 Knots
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 273 KM
Maximum Speed: 74.3 KM/H (39.8 Knots)
0-40km/h:

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In Line 4
Weight:184 KG
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:Suzuki 14 x 19 3 Blade Alloy

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 4.1 1.1 0.3
1000 6.3 1.8 0.4
1500 8.8 3.1 0.4
2000 11.2 5.8 0.6
2500 15 9.2 0.6
3000 25.3 11.7 0.5
3500 33.4 14.5 0.4
4000 41.3 19.6 0.5
4500 50.2 24.9 0.5
5000 56.3 28.5 0.5
5500 62.8 32.7 0.5
6000 68.9 41.2 0.6
6300 73.4 46.6 0.6

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Buccaneer Billfisher 565

Test Conditions

Date: 19/01/2017
Location: Tauranga NZ
Conditions: 25kn
Temperature: 20
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Buccaneer Billfisher 565

Length: 5.65m
Beam: n/a
Dry Weight: 1400kg
Max Horsepower: n/a
Fuel Capacity: 165L
Weight as tested: n/a

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 31.5
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 447km
Maximum Speed: 69
0-40km/h: n/a

Outboard: Suzuki DF140ATX

Horsepower:140HP
Cylinder:4
Weight:184kg
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:Suzuki 14" x 19" 3 Blade Alloy

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 6.45 1.25 0.2
1000 8.15 1.75 0.22
1500 10.5 2.8 0.27
2000 12.6 4.7 0.38
2500 14.1 6.8 0.49
3000 17.85 10 0.56
3500 31.5 11.15 0.35
4000 41.5 15.25 0.37
4500 48.5 19.2 0.4
5000 54.5 27 0.5
5500 61 34 0.56
6000 65.25 40 0.61
6000 69 43.8 0.63

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Kingfisher 510

Test Conditions

Date: 19/01/2017
Location: Tauranga NZ
Conditions: 25kn
Temperature: 20
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Kingfisher 510

Length: 5.1m
Beam: n/a
Dry Weight: 1100kg
Max Horsepower: n/a
Fuel Capacity: TOTE
Weight as tested: n/a

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 32.5
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: N/A
Maximum Speed: 63.05
0-40km/h: n/a

Outboard: Suzuki DF140ATX

Horsepower:140HP
Cylinder:4
Weight:184kg
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:Suzuki 14" x 19" 3 Blade Alloy

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 5.25 0.95 0.24
1000 7.15 1.65 0.25
1500 9.5 2.5 0.27
2000 11 4.35 0.41
2500 13 6.5 0.52
3000 16.5 8.9 0.56
3500 32.5 11 0.34
4000 39 14.5 0.37
4500 44.5 18.5 0.42
5000 51.5 28.5 0.52
5500 57.5 30.5 0.53
6000 61 41 0.67
6000 63.05 44.25 0.7

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison