Outboard Motors - 4 Stroke

One noticeable difference between 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines is weight of a similar horse powered engines. 4-strokes tend to be heavier than a 2-stroke engine of comparable horse power. 2-Stroke engines uses a gas and oil mixture, while a 4-stroke burns gasoline. A 4-stroke engine is more like a car engine including an oil filter and generally has lower torque than 2-strokes.

4-Stroke Benefits

  • Low emissions – Meets all state standards, including California
  • Strong top end and good acceleration
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Quiet operation
  • Engine management systems
  • Electronic ignition systems
  • The oil is added to the engine rather than the fuel allowing for clean and efficient fuel consumption