The award-winning DF40A delivers superior fuel efficiency and high performance in a compact design.

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*Credit provided by BOQ Credit Pty Limited ABN 92 080 151 266 (BOQC) (Australian Credit Licence Number 393331) trading as Suzuki Marine Finance. BOQC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Queensland Limited ABN 32 009 656 740 (BOQ). BOQ does not guarantee or otherwise support the obligations or performance of BOQC or the products it offers. BOQC’s standard credit assessment criteria apply and fees and charges are payable. The interest rate is 3.99%pa and applicable on a 36 month term secured consumer loan agreement for Platinum Plus, Platinum and Gold graded customers. The comparison rate of 3.99%pa and is calculated on a loan amount of $10,000 for a term of 36 months. These rates are for secured loans only.

WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the examples given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate. This offer is subject to approved applicants who finance new MY16, MY17, MY18, MY19: DF40ATL, DF40ATHL, DF50ATL, DF50ATHL, DF60ATL, DF60ATX Indent, DF60ATHL DF60AVTL, DF70ATL, DF70ATX, DF80ATL, DF80ATX, DF90ATL, DF90ATX, DF100BTL, DF100BTX, DF100ATL, DF100ATX, DF115ATL, DF115ATX, DF115AZX models during 14 January 2019 to 28 February 2019. Full terms and conditions available at authorised, participating Suzuki Marine Dealers.

Start system Electric start
Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection Standard
Suzuki Lean Burn Control System Standard
Large capacity 19A alternator Standard
12-valve DOHC (dual overhead cam) design Standard
Maintenance-free timing chain Standard
Tiller handle Standard




Shaft length L: 508mm (20")
Starting system Electric easy start system
Weight L: 104kg
Engine type DOHC 12-valve
Fuel delivery system Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection
No. of cylinders In-line 3
Displacement 941cm3
Bore x Stroke 72.5mm x 76.0mm
Maximum output 29.4kW
Full throttle operating range 5,000–6,000rpm
Steering Remote | Tiller
Oil pan capacity 2.7 litres
Ignition system Fully-transistorised
Alternator 12V 19A
Engine mounting Shear mount
Trim method Power trim & tilt
Gear ratio 2.27:1
Gear shift F-N-R
Exhaust Through prop hub exhaust
Propeller selection (pitch) 9"–11"
Fuel tank capacity 25L (Optional)
Fuel minimum 91 (RON) octane
Warranty 5 years for recreational use


DF40A tested on Alumacraft 16ft

Test Conditions

Date: 20/01/2011
Location: Brisbane River
Conditions: Calm, light breeze
Temperature: 27deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Alumacraft 16ft

Length: 4.9m
Beam: 1.9m
Dry Weight: 350kg
Max Horsepower: 50HP
Fuel Capacity: 75L
Weight as tested: 406kg (est)


Optimal Cruise Speed: 31.2km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 333km
Maximum Speed: 51km/h
0-40km/h: 6.4sec

Outboard: Suzuki DF40A

Cylinder:In line 3
Gear Ratio:2.27:1
Propeller:Suzuki 11.75 x 12 3 blade stainless steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

700 2.9 0.4 0.13
1000 3.7 0.4 0.1
1500 6.6 0.8 0.11
2000 8.5 1.5 0.18
2500 10.3 2.6 0.26
3000 11.3 3.8 0.34
3500 15.8 4.9 0.31
4000 24.1 5.3 0.22
4500 31.2 6.4 0.21
5000 36.2 8.3 0.23
5500 39.3 11.4 0.29
5850 44.3 12.9 0.29

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison