Manufacturer Performance Comparison

Boat Information
Boat Manufacturer  Stingray  Bryant  Cobalt  Sea Ray  Glastron
Boat Model  235LR  220  220S  230 SLX  GT229
Length / ft in  23'11"  22'0"  22'10"  23'0"  22'0"
Hull Type  Bowrider  Mono  Mono  Runabout  Bowrider
Fuel Cap/gals  56  42    50  40
Weight / lbs  4105  3880  4450  4100  4592
Power Type  SD  SD  SD  SD  SD
Test Source  Mercury  Boating  Boating  Boating  Volvo Penta
Test Date  10/2014  10/2010  03/2014  06/2012  07/2013
Engine Information
Engine Make  MerCruiser  MerCruiser  Volvo  MerCruiser  Volvo
Drive Type  Alpha  Alpha  Duo Prop  Bravo 3  SX
Engine Model  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI  Four-Cycle MPI
Horse Power  250  260  270  260  270
Drive Ratio  1.62  1.62  1.95  2.2  1.6
Motor Displacement  4.5L  5.0L  5.0L  5.0L  5.0L
Prop Pitch  19  19    24  17
Performance
Top Speed @ WOT  50.1  46.2  48  49  44
MPG @ WOT  2.6  2.4  2.5  2.2  2.3
RPM @ WOT  5150  4590  5000  5000  4900
GPH @ WOT  19.5  19.2  19.0  21.8  19.0
MPG @ 30 MPH  4.0  3.7  4.3  3.4  2.9
GPH @ 30 MPH  7.4  8.2  7.0  8.8  10.5
Range/ Miles @ 30 MPH  226.2  153.7    169.5  114.8
Run time/hrs @ 30 MPH  7.5Hrs  5.1Hrs    5.7Hrs  3.8Hrs
MPH@2000  8.0  11.8  11.3  8.1  8.1
MPG@2000  2.4  2.4  3.2  1.8  2.0
GPH@2000  3.3  5.0  3.5  4.5  4.0
MPH@2500    21.8  20.1  18.7  8.7
MPG@2500    4.0  4.4  3.5  1.4
GPH@2500    5.5  4.6  5.4  6.1
MPH@3000  27.0  29.2  27.1  26.5  12.1
MPG@3000  4.4  3.7  5.4  3.7  1.3
GPH@3000  6.2  7.9  5.0  7.1  9.0
MPH@3500  32.3  34.5  34.3  31.8  28.4
MPG@3500  3.8  3.5  4.0  3.2  2.9
GPH@3500  8.5  10.0  8.5  9.9  9.7
MPH@4000  36.9  40.2  41.0  37.2  33.9
MPG@4000  3.1  2.8  3.7  2.9  2.7
GPH@4000  11.9  14.2  11.1  12.9  12.7
MPH@4500  42.7    45.2  42.6  38.3
MPG@4500  2.6    2.8  2.4  2.3
GPH@4500  16.7    16.0  17.6  17.0
MPH@5000  47.4    48.0  49.0  44.0
MPG@5000  2.5    2.5  2.2  2.3
GPH@5000  19.2    19.0  21.8  19.0