Manufacturer Performance Comparison

Boat Information
Boat Manufacturer  Stingray  Tahoe  Starcraft  Regal  Chaparral
Boat Model  198LX  Q5 SF  Limited 1918  1900 ES  H20 19 Sport
Length / ft in  19'8"  19'5"  19'9"  19'10"  19'4"
Hull Type  Bowrider  Mono  Runabout  Runabout  Bowrider
Fuel Cap/gals  34  19  30  35  30
Weight / lbs  2795  3235  1725  3100  2540
Power Type  SD  SD  SD  SD  SD
Test Source  Mercury  Boattest.com  Boating  Boating  Boating
Test Date  02/2013  11/2011  01/2014  05/2014  01/2012
Engine Information
Engine Make  MerCruiser  MerCruiser  MerCruiser  Volvo  MerCruiser
Drive Type    Alpha  Alpha  SX  Alpha
Engine Model  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI Cat  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI
Horse Power  220  220  220  225  220
Drive Ratio  1.62  1.62  1.62  1.85  1.62
Motor Displacement  4.3L  4.3L  4.3L  5.7L  4.3L
Prop Pitch  21  21  19  21  20
Performance
Top Speed @ WOT  59  52.7  49.93  49.8  51.2
MPG @ WOT  3.5  3.3  2.8  2.7  2.7
RPM @ WOT  4950  4800  4500  5000  4900
GPH @ WOT  17.0  16.2  17.9  18.6  18.8
MPG @ 30 MPH  5.3  4.6  4.9  4.3  5.2
GPH @ 30 MPH  5.7  6.5  6.1  7.0  5.8
Range/ Miles @ 30 MPH  179.2  87.4  147.6  149.1  156.0
Run time/hrs @ 30 MPH  6.0Hrs  2.9Hrs  4.9Hrs  5.0Hrs  5.2Hrs
MPH@2000  8.8  10.8  21.5  8.1  10.7
MPG@2000  2.1  2.7  5.2  2.0  2.6
GPH@2000  4.1  4.0  4.1  4.1  4.1
MPH@2500  25.9  24.9  28.8  20.1  25.7
MPG@2500  5.6  5.2  5.1  4.0  5.5
GPH@2500  4.6  4.8  5.7  5.0  4.7
MPH@3000  32.7  31.2  36.2  27.8  32.0
MPG@3000  5.0  4.7  4.3  4.3  5.1
GPH@3000  6.5  6.7  8.5  6.4  6.3
MPH@3500  40.3  37.2  40.3  34.0  37.9
MPG@3500  4.9  4.4  3.6  4.1  4.6
GPH@3500  8.3  8.4  11.1  8.3  8.3
MPH@4000  47.2  43.1  46.3  39.2  43.3
MPG@4000  4.3  4.0  3.0  3.3  3.9
GPH@4000  11.0  10.7  15.4  11.8  11.2
MPH@4500  54.0  48.5  49.4  44.2  48.2
MPG@4500  4.0  3.6  2.8  2.7  3.2
GPH@4500  13.4  13.6  17.9  16.5  15.0
MPH@5000  59.0      49.8  
MPG@5000  3.5      2.7  
GPH@5000  17.0      18.6