Verado 300

ENGINE DETAILS

The smooth, refined power of a 4.6-liter V-8 powerhead delivers exhilarating acceleration and top speed to run offshore with confidence, with generous displacement and robust design that provide uncompromising durability and reliability. The Mercury exclusive Advanced MidSection (AMS) and under-cowl noise management features set the standard for smooth, quiet marine propulsion

SPECIFICATIONS - 300

HP / kW
  • 300 / 224
Engine type
  • V-8
MidSection
  • Advanced MidSection (AMS)
Displacement (CID/CC)
  • 279 CID
Displacement (L)
  • 4.6L
Cylinder Configuration
  • V-8 [64 degree] with Dual Overhead Cam [DOHC] and 32-valves
Full throttle RPM
  • 5200-6000
Air induction
  • Performance-Tuned Long-Runner Intake Manifold
Fuel induction system
  • Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) Computer Controlled with Advanced Range Optimization
Alternator amp / Watt
  • 115-amp (1449 Watt) with Idle Charge
Recommended fuel
  • Unleaded Regular 87 Octane Minimum (R+M/2) or 90 RON 10% Ethanol Maximum
Recommended oil
  • NMMA Certified FCW SAE 10W-30
Engine protection operator warning system
  • SmartCraft Engine Guardian
Compatible with SmartCraft digital technology
  • Yes
Starting
  • Electric Start with SmartStart Protection
Controls
  • Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS)
Steering
  • Electro-hydraulic power steering
  • Joystick Piloting for Outboards
Shaft length
  • 20" / 508 mm
  • 25" / 635 mm
  • 30" / 762 mm
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.75:1 or 1.85:1
Dry weight *Lightest model available
  • 600 lbs / 272 kgs
CARB star rating
  • 3
Bore and stroke
  • 3.6 in x 3.4 in / 92 mm x 86 mm
Ignition
  • SmartCraft PCM 112 Digital Inductive
Cooling system
  • Water-cooled with thermostat
Gear shift
  • F-N-R
Gearcase options
  • 5.44"
Trim system
  • Power trim and tilt
Exhaust system
  • Through prop
Counter Rotation
  • Available
Color
  • Cold Fusion White
  • Pearl Fusion White
  • Phantom Black
  • Warm Fusion White
Lubrication system
  • Integrated wet sump
Oil Capacity
  • 7.0 Quarts / 6.6 Liters
Maximum Trim Range
  • 20° (-6° to 14°)
Maximum Tilt Range
  • 73° (-6° to 67°)