Manufacturer Performance Comparison

Boat Information
Boat Manufacturer  Stingray  Chaparral  Cobalt  Glastron  Sea Ray
Boat Model  225 LR  224 Sunesta  220S  GT229  230 SLX
Length / ft in  22'11"  22'4"  22'10"  22'0"  23'0"
Hull Type  Bowrider  Mono  Mono  Bowrider  Bowrider
Fuel Cap/gals  56  49    40  50
Weight / lbs  3364  4550  4450  4592  4595
Power Type  SD  SD  SD  SD  SD
Test Source  Mercury  Boattest.com  Boating  Volvo Penta  Boattest.com
Test Date  08/2013  01/2013  03/2014  07/2013  05/2014
Engine Information
Engine Make  MerCruiser  MerCruiser  Volvo  Volvo  MerCruiser
Drive Type  Alpha  Alpha  Duo Prop  SX  Alpha
Engine Model  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI Cat  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI
Horse Power  260  260  270  270  260
Drive Ratio  1.62  1.62  1.95  1.6  2.2
Motor Displacement  5.0L  5.0L  5.0L  5.0L  5.0L
Prop Pitch  21  17    17  24
Performance
Top Speed @ WOT  55  46.9  48  44  45.2
MPG @ WOT  2.5  2.0  2.5  2.3  2.4
RPM @ WOT  5150  5120  5000  4900  5100
GPH @ WOT  22.2  23.2  19.0  19.0  19.0
MPG @ 30 MPH  4.4  3.5  4.3  2.9  3.6
GPH @ 30 MPH  6.8  8.6  7.0  10.5  8.3
Range/ Miles @ 30 MPH  246.4  171.5    114.8  180.0
Run time/hrs @ 30 MPH  8.2Hrs  5.7Hrs    3.8Hrs  6.0Hrs
MPH@2000  9.2  8.2  11.3  8.1  9.5
MPG@2000  4.2  2.5  3.2  2.0  2.4
GPH@2000  2.2  3.3  3.5  4.0  4.0
MPH@2500    10.0  20.1  8.7  16.0
MPG@2500    1.8  4.4  1.4  3.2
GPH@2500    5.6  4.6  6.1  5.0
MPH@3000  29.8  23.4  27.1  12.1  23.9
MPG@3000  6.8  3.8  5.4  1.3  3.9
GPH@3000  4.4  6.1  5.0  9.0  6.2
MPH@3500  36.3  29.0  34.3  28.4  29.8
MPG@3500  9.3  3.4  4.0  2.9  3.6
GPH@3500  3.9  8.5  8.5  9.7  8.3
MPH@4000  41.5  35.5  41.0  33.9  34.7
MPG@4000  13.0  3.1  3.7  2.7  3.3
GPH@4000  3.2  11.6  11.1  12.7  10.5
MPH@4500  46.7  40.7  45.2  38.3  39.7
MPG@4500  17.3  2.6  2.8  2.3  2.9
GPH@4500  2.7  15.8  16.0  17.0  13.9
MPH@5000  52.1    48.0  44.0  44.6
MPG@5000  21.7    2.5  2.3  2.4
GPH@5000  2.4    19.0  19.0  18.5
MPH@5500  55.0        
MPG@5500  22.0        
GPH@5500  2.5