Volvo Penta

Fuel Economy

Engine HP Idle 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 4000 4500 4800 WOT
Volvo Penta 3.0 GL – 181 cid 135 hp 0.55 0.95 1.85 3.2 4.1 5.3 6.9 8.7 11.8 11.8 GPH
Volvo Penta 4.3 GL – 262 cid 190 hp 0.65 1.2 2.2 3.7 4.6 6.1 7.5 9.5 13 17.3 17.3 GPH
Volvo Penta 4.3 GXi – 262 cid V6-225 0.69 1.3 2.4 3.8 5 6.75 7.5 10.3 14.5 18.1 18.1 GPH
Volvo Penta 5.0 Gi – 305 cid V8-225 0.77 1.27 2.4 3.8 5 6.7 7.5 10.3 14.7 18.2 18.2 GPH
Volvo Penta 5.0 GXi – 305 cid V8-270 0.82 1.3 2.5 4.1 5.8 7.5 10.4 13.7 17.8 21.4 21.4 GPH
Volvo Penta 5.7 Gi – 350 cid V8-300 0.95 1.85 3.7 7 8.2 10.2 13.6 17.4 20.2 22.7 22.7 GPH
Volvo Penta 5.7 GXi – 350 cid V8-320 1 1.85 3.8 7.3 8.5 10.2 13.9 17.8 20.6 23.6 23.6 GPH
Volvo Penta 6.0 – 364 cid V8-380 0.82 1.3 2.3 3.8 6.1 7.5 9.9 12.7 15.4 18.7 30.6 GPH
Volvo Penta 8.1 Gi – 496 cid 375 hp 1.08 2 3.4 6.7 10.3 11.5 14.7 18 24.7 31.1 31.1 GPH
Volvo Penta 8.1 GXi – 496 cid 420 hp 1.15 2.1 3.7 7 8.9 11.2 14.9 18.2 26.3 34 34.0 GPH

*These figures don’t take drag of the boat, sea conditions, propeller pitch/size, or efficiency losses through transmissions and bearings into account.

WOT = Wide Open Throttle

December 2, 2018