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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

SIMILAR OUTBOARDS

DF150

DF115A

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
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)
Fuel minimum 91 (RON) octane
Warranty 5 years for recreational use

DF140A PERFORMANCE TESTS



DF140A tested on Bluefin Stormcat 5.35m

Test Conditions

Date: 17/10/2012
Location: Logan River, QLD
Conditions: Good, 5-10kn winds
Temperature: 27deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Bluefin Stormcat 5.35m

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

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 39.65km/h (24.5mph)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 299km
Maximum Speed: 85km/h (52.8mph)
0-40km/h: N/A

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In line 4
Weight:186kg
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: 25deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Leisure Cat 7000 Gamefisher

Length: 7.0m
Beam: 2.5m
Dry Weight: 2100kg
Max Horsepower: 450
Fuel Capacity: 520L
Weight as tested: 2,400kg (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 39.1km/h (21 knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 659km
Maximum Speed: 7km/h
0-40km/h: 6.5sec

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In line 4
Weight:184kg
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 Haines Signature 543RF

Test Conditions

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

Test Boat: Haines Signature 543RF

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

Conclusion

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

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In line 4
Weight:179kg
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 Haines Signature 575RF

Test Conditions

Date: 13/02/2013
Location: Brisbane River, QLD
Conditions: Calm, strong tide
Temperature: 27deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Haines Signature 575RF

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

Conclusion

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

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140HP
Cylinder:In line 4
Weight:179kg
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: 22deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Stabicraft 1850 Supercab

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

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 32.3km/h (20m/h)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 326km
Maximum Speed: 66km/h
0-40km/h: 5.7sec

Outboard: Suzuki DF140ATX

Horsepower:140HP
Cylinder:In line 4
Weight:184kg
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 5.8m Cuddy Cabin

Test Conditions

Date: 14/04/2014
Location: Pine River, QLD
Conditions: Calm, bottom of tide
Temperature: 27deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Australian Master Marine 5.8m Cuddy Cabin

Length: 5.8m
Beam: 2.25m
Dry Weight:
Max Horsepower: 150
Fuel Capacity: 200L
Weight as tested: 1,500kg (est)

Conclusion

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

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140HP
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: 28deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Formosa 520 Bow Rider

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

Conclusion

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

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:In line 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 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: 20deg
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: 31.5km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 447km
Maximum Speed: 69km/h
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: 32.5km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: n/a
Maximum Speed: 63.05km/h
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

DF140A tested on Seafarer Vogue 5.5

Test Conditions

Date: 28/09/2017
Location: Noosa, QLD
Conditions: Flat
Temperature: 28deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Seafarer Vogue 5.5

Length: 5.50m
Beam:
Dry Weight: 800kg
Max Horsepower: 175hp
Fuel Capacity: 130L
Weight as tested:

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 47.5km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 331km
Maximum Speed: 68.5km/h
0-40km/h: n/a

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:4
Weight:184kg
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:3 x 14 x 19

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
600 5 1 0.2
1000 6.5 1.7 0.26
1500 9 2.85 0.32
2000 11 4.45 0.4
2500 12 7.05 0.59
3000 14.5 10.3 0.71
3500 27.5 12.7 0.46
4000 39 14.95 0.38
4500 47.5 17.7 0.37
5000 54.5 24.75 0.45
5500 59 33.5 0.57
6000 65 37 0.57
6250 68.5 44.5 0.65

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Haines Signature 543SF

Test Conditions

Date: 5/10/2017
Location: Brisbane, QLD
Conditions: Flat
Temperature: 27deg
Crew: 3

Test Boat: Haines Signature 543SF

Length: 5.43m
Beam:
Dry Weight: 880kg
Max Horsepower: 150hp
Fuel Capacity: 180L
Weight as tested:

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 37.0km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 381km
Maximum Speed: 65.0km/h
0-40km/h: n/a

Outboard: Suzuki DF140A

Horsepower:140HP
Cylinder:4
Weight:184kg
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:3 x 13 7/8 x 21

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
600 4.3 0.7 0.16
1000 6.25 1.2 0.19
1500 9.55 2.5 0.26
2000 11.2 3.05 0.28
2500 7.75 5.2 0.97
3000 15.7 8.35 0.53
3500 28 9.2 0.33
4000 38.4 11.6 0.3
4500 46.25 14.1 0.3
5000 52.05 21.4 0.41
5500 58 29.15 0.5
6000 62 33 0.53
6250 62 33 0.53

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Tournament 2250 Bluewater

Test Conditions

Date: 8/02/2018
Location: Brisbane River, QLD
Conditions: Flat
Temperature: 32 deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Tournament 2250 Bluewater

Length: 7.03m
Beam: 2.5m
Dry Weight: 1350kg
Max Horsepower: 250HP
Fuel Capacity: 280L
Weight as tested:

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 41.5km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 365km
Maximum Speed: 80.2km/h
0-40km/h: n/a

Outboard: Suzuki DF140ATX x 2

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:4
Weight:184kg
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:3 x 13 7/8" x 21"

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
600 3.5 1.9 0.65
1000 6 3 0.51
1500 9.5 5.5 0.6
2000 12.5 9.45 0.77
2500 14 13.9 1
3000 21 20.15 0.97
3500 34 20.35 0.6
4000 43 26.65 0.62
4500 49.5 35.35 0.72
5000 56.5 40.05 0.71
5500 66.5 49.85 0.75
6000 72.5 64.25 0.89
6250 78.5 82.3 1.05

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF140A tested on Haines Signature 545F

Test Conditions

Date: 23/03/2018
Location: Brisbane River
Conditions: <5, Calm
Temperature: 28 deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Haines Signature 545F

Length: 5.57M
Beam: 2.13m
Dry Weight: N/A
Max Horsepower: 140HP
Fuel Capacity: 100L
Weight as tested:

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 40km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 243km
Maximum Speed: 67.4km/h
0-40km/h: n/a

Outboard: Suzuki DF140ATX

Horsepower:140
Cylinder:4
Weight:184
Gear Ratio:2.59:1
Propeller:3 x 14" x 19"

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
600 4 1 0.37
1000 6.7 1.85 0.31
1500 8.75 2.75 0.33
2000 11.3 4.65 0.43
2500 13 7.15 0.56
3000 17.9 9.7 0.55
3500 30.85 12.05 0.39
4000 39.6 15.6 0.4
4500 46.4 18.85 0.41
5000 51.1 24.65 0.48
5500 58.25 31.65 0.54
6000 63 40 0.64
6300 67.4 47.15 0.7

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison