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Premium performance and superior fuel efficiency

The BF175 uses Honda's big 3.6 litre V6 to offer a powerful, reliable engine that is smooth and economical. It features BLAST™ (Boosted low speed torque) for rapid acceleration, ECOmo Lean Burn Control® for exceptional fuel economy at cruise and NMEA which enables all engine and fuel data to be viewed on a GPS screen. Of course, like all Honda outboards, you can rest assured that it's kind to the environment.

Peace of mind

World's largest engine manufacturer


Honda exclusive technology

Engineered for life

More time on the water

Unmatched performance

Superior power

Dual Stage Induction

The BF175 features Dual Stage Induction. The result is a simple, compact design that improves overall operation. The competition’s exhaust track goes through the middle of the oil pan, pre-heating the oil. Honda’s dual exhaust headers wrap around the outside of the oil pan, which not only reduces heat build-up, but also increases engine efficiency and performance. The BF175 features a unique 2-Pass Cooling System, which maintains an even temperature on all cylinders. This results in increased cooling efficiency and long-term durability.

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

Honda’s renowned Programmed Fuel Injection is controlled by an advanced Engine Control Unit (ECU). Engine sensors precisely control the supply of fuel to the engine, providing easy starting, instantaneous throttle response and superior fuel economy. (BF40– BF250)

Boosted Low Speed Torque (BLAST)

Honda’s revolutionary BLAST™ technology provides strong hole shot performance, getting the hull on the plane quicker. This air/fuel ratio and ignition-timing technology boosts engine torque at low RPM under rapid acceleration conditions. It’s NMEA compatible, meaning all engine data including speed, fuel consumption, cruising distance, etc can be displayed on the GPS screen

Dry Weight 285kg
Height (mm) 1916mm
Length (mm) 948mm
Width (mm) 660mm
Rated Power 175 HP (128.7kW) @ 5500 RPM
Engine Type 4-stroke SOHC
Starting System Electric
Exhaust Through prop
Gear Ratio 2.00:1 (24/12)
Displacement 3,583cc
Cylinders V6
Valves 24
Bore & Stroke (mm) 89 x 96
Full Throttle Range (rpm) 5,000-6000
Cooling System Water cooled (Thermostatically controlled)
Carburation Fuel Injection
Ignition System Micro-computer programmed