Manufacturer Performance Comparison

Boat Information
Boat Manufacturer  Stingray  Starcraft  Splendor  Nautic Star  Hurricane
Boat Model  234LR  22 SCX OB  239 Sunstar  243 DC  2400 OB
Length / ft in  23'8"  22'10"  23'9"  24'3"  24'0"
Hull Type  Bowrider  Mono  Mono  Deck  Deck
Fuel Cap/gals  57  50  54  66  77
Weight / lbs  4107  4185  3890  3373  3735
Power Type  OB  OB  OB  OB  OB
Test Source  Yamaha  Boating  Boating Buyers Guide  Boating  Boating
Test Date  10/2011  05/2011  01/2014  01/2014  04/2010
Engine Information
Engine Make  Yamaha  Mercury  Suzuki  Yamaha  Yamaha
Drive Type  OB      OB  OB
Engine Model  Four-Cycle EFI  Verado  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle EFI  Four-Cycle EFI
Horse Power  250  250  225  250  250
Drive Ratio  2  1.85  2.29  2  2
Motor Displacement  3.3L  2.6L  3.6L  3.3L  4.2L
Prop Pitch  21  19  18  20  19
Performance
Top Speed @ WOT  56.7  51.5  42.9  45.9  48.9
MPG @ WOT  2.5  1.9  2.3  2.2  2.2
RPM @ WOT  5900  5900  5800  6000  6200
GPH @ WOT  22.9  27.5  18.7  21.3  22.4
MPG @ 30 MPH  4.4  2.8  2.7  4.3  3.8
GPH @ 30 MPH  6.8  10.7  11.1  7.0  7.9
Range/ Miles @ 30 MPH  253.1  140.0  145.8  283.1  292.6
Run time/hrs @ 30 MPH  8.4Hrs  4.7Hrs  4.9Hrs  9.4Hrs  9.8Hrs
MPH@2000  7.8  8.0  8.0  8.2  8.2
MPG@2000  2.4  2.3  3.0  2.7  2.9
GPH@2000  3.2  3.5  2.7  3.0  2.8
MPH@2500  14.3  9.5  9.8  16.3  11.4
MPG@2500  3.3  1.7  2.3  4.1  2.8
GPH@2500  4.3  5.5  4.3  4.0  4.1
MPH@3000  24.7  22.0  18.0  23.3  16.3
MPG@3000  4.7  3.2  3.2  4.7  3.0
GPH@3000  5.3  6.9  5.6  5.0  5.4
MPH@3500  31.2  25.8  24.8  29.1  26.4
MPG@3500  4.4  3.1  3.4  4.4  3.9
GPH@3500  7.1  8.3  7.3  6.6  6.7
MPH@4000  36.9  30.0  30.0  33.9  31.7
MPG@4000  4.0  2.8  3.3  3.8  3.7
GPH@4000  9.3  10.8  9.2  9.0  8.5
MPH@4500  42.7  35.1  31.6  38.8  35.7
MPG@4500  3.4  2.2  2.7  3.3  3.1
GPH@4500  12.6  16.3  11.8  11.8  11.5
MPH@5000  47.5  39.7  36.5  42.4  40.1
MPG@5000  3.0  1.6  2.5  2.9  2.8
GPH@5000  16.1  24.2  14.6  14.7  14.5
MPH@5500  52.9  45.0  39.6  47.3  44.1
MPG@5500  2.6  1.7  2.3  2.6  2.5
GPH@5500  20.7  26.1  17.4  18.5  17.6
MPH@6000  56.8      51.6  47.6
MPG@6000  2.5      2.4  2.2
GPH@6000  22.9      21.3  21.5