Diesel D2.8L D-Tronic

The D2.8L D-Tronic “diesel” gives you the clean, quiet, gas-like performance of D-Tronic technology in a compact four-cylinder package. And when it comes to fuel efficiency, this the package  is hard to beat. It is the perfect choice for owners of small pleasure crafts looking for an alternative to gas.

Boating Benefits

  • A direct-injected electronic fuel system that analyzes throttle position, turbo-boost pressure, speed, injection timing and fuel temperature for optimum performance in all boating conditions.
  • A microprocessor electronic control unit linked to eight sensors that constantly monitors all operating conditions.
  • An advanced closed-cooling system and ceramic-coated exhaust components for durability and corrosion resistance.
  • Turbocharged and intercooled for quick response and superior performance.
  • Audio alarm protection for engine and drive unit.
  • Hydraulic lifters and constant-tension head bolts for durability and less required maintenance.
  • Virtually smoke-free performance that meets all current emissions standards (SAV1).
  • Exclusive Mercury MerCruiser® service dealer network.

Approximate speed specifications for 24′ SkipJack (speeds will vary depending on weight distribution and accessories).

2.8 165 Merc. Diesel/ Bravo 120 Merc Diesel/ Alpha 1
  • 3800 rpm  26-29 mph
  • 3600 rpm  22-25 mph
  • 3400 rpm  20-22 mph
  • 3200 rpm  18-20 mph
  • 2400 rpm  10-12 mph
  • 2200 rpm  07-10 mph
  • 4400 rpm 22-24 mph
  • 4200 rpm 19-20 mph
  • 4000 rpm 16-19 mph
  • 3800 rpm 14-16 mph
  • 3000 rpm 10-12 mph
  • 2700 rpm 06-08 mph

Wide open throttle

Cruise

Trolling Speed

D2.8L D-Tronic Specifications
Crankshaft HP: 165 (123 kW)
Propshaft HP (Pleasure): 150 (111 kW)
Propshaft HP (Light Commercial): 160 (120 kW)
Displacement (Liter/CID): 2.8/169
Cylinders: Inline-4
Bore & Stroke (in/mm): 3.70 x 3.94/94 x 100
Compression Ratio: 16.5:1
Fuel System: Direct Injected
Full Throttle RPM Range: 3600-3800
Alternator: 65/917
Length (in/cm): 41/104
Width (in/cm): 30/77
Height (in/cm): 21/54
Weight (lbs/kg) – Bravo One: 1075/488
Weight (lbs/kg) – Bravo Two: 1087/498
Weight (lbs/kg) – Bravo Three: 1096/498
Transmission Ratios
Gear Ratio – Bravo One (primary/optional/high altitude): 1.5/-/-
Gear Ratio – Bravo Two (primary/optional/high altitude): 2.2/2.0/-
Gear Ratio – Bravo Three (primary/optional/high altude): 2.2/2.43/2.43
Standard Features
After cooler Audio warning system Closed-cooling Remote oil filter Turbocharger Waste gate Vacuum pump system (kit) Water/Fuel separator 5″ risers (kit)