**The dry weight of Mercury outboard motors starts at 41 pounds and climbs up to 1260 pounds. To be more precise, the dry weights within each category are as follows:**

**Portable (2.5-20 HP): 41-124 pounds****Midrange (25-115 HP): 132-455 pounds****High-performance (150-600 HP): 475-1260 pounds**

If you want to find out more about the average weight of Mercury outboards, this post is for you.

We at PowerSportsGuide have compiled all you need to know under one roof!

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## How Much Do Mercury Outboard Motors Weigh?

**How Much Do 2.5-3.5 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**The lightest Mercury outboard motors are the portable Mercury F2.5 and F3.5 with a dry weight of 41 pounds.**

These models share the same 85cc, 4-stroke, carbureted, single-cylinder engine rated at 2.5 or 3.5 HP.

**How Much Do 4-6 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**You can expect the dry weight of the 4-6 HP Mercury outboards to be 55-58 pounds.**

These motors utilize a 4-stroke, 123cc, OHV, carbureted, single-cylinder engine rated at 4-6 HP.

**How Much Do 8-9.9 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**8 HP Mercury outboards only weigh 84-93 pounds, while their unrestricted brothers, the F9.9 (9.9 HP) series weigh 89-103 pounds.**

The power source of these motors is a 4-stroke, 208cc, SOHC, carbureted, 2-cylinder engine available with both a manual and an electric start.

**How Much Do 15-20 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**The heaviest portable Mercury outboards, the 15-20 HP family weigh anywhere from 103-124 pounds.**

These motors are powered by a 4-stroke, 333cc, EFI, twin engine.

**How Much Do 25-30 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**The lightest midrange Mercury outboards are the 25-30 HP models with a dry weight of 132-172 pounds.**

These motors are designed with a 500cc, EFI, inline-3 engine.

**How Much Do 40 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**The dry weight of 40 HP Mercury outboards averages between 204 and 260 pounds.**

These models are marketed with both a 747cc inline-3 and a 995cc inline-4 engine.

**How Much Do 50-60 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

50-60 HP Mercury motors share the same 4-stroke, 995cc, inline-4 engine so **their dry weight averages between 247 and 260 pounds.**

**How Much Do 75-115 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**The dry weight of 75-115 HP Mercury outboards averages between 359 and 364 pounds.**

Each model in this breed utilizes the same 4-stroke, 2065cc, SOHC, inline-4 engine.

**How Much Does a 150 HP Mercury Outboard Weigh?**

**The lightest high-performance Mercury outboards, the 150 HP series only weigh 455 pounds.**

These motors feature a 4-stroke, 2999cc, SOHC, EFI, inline-4 engine, which is considered the most powerful inline-4 Mercury outboard engine available.

**How Much Do 175 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**The lightest V6 Mercury outboard series, the 175 HP line only weighs 475 pounds.**

These motors enjoy a de-tuned version of the 4-stroke, 3452cc, SOHC, V6 engine.

**How Much Do 200-225 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**You can expect the dry weight of 200-225 HP Mercury outboards to be 475-527 pounds.**

These motors are available with both 3452cc V6, and 4572cc V8 power sources.

**How Much Do 250-300 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**250 and 300 HP Mercury outboards share the same 4572cc, V8 engine, so their dry weight falls into the same ballpark of 511-600 pounds.**

**How Much Do 350-400 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**The dry weight of 350 and 400 HP Mercury Verados is uniformly 695 pounds**.

Both of these motors are powered by the 5719cc, V10 engine option.

**How Much Do 500-600 HP Mercury Outboards Weigh?**

**You can find the heaviest Mercury outboards in the 500-600 HP class with a dry weight of 1260 pounds.**

These motors, namely the Sea Pro 500 and the Verado 600share the same 7554cc V12 engine and lower unit.

## How Much Does a Mercury Jet Outboard Weigh?

**The dry weight of Mercury jet outboards averages between 186 and 378 pounds.**

To be more precise, the five available models and their dry weights in this class are as follows:

**Mercury JET25**: 186 ponds**Mercury JET35:**267 pounds**Mercury JET40:**267 pounds**Mercury JET65:**378 pounds**Mercury JET80:**378 pounds

## Mercury Outboard Weight Chart

For your convenience, we’ve compiled the most popular prop-powered models into one **Mercury Outboard Weight Chart:**

HP | Weight |

2.5 HP | 41 lbs. |

3.5 HP | 41 lbs. |

4 HP | 55 lbs. |

5 HP | 55-58 lbs. |

6 HP | 57-58 lbs. |

8 HP | 84-93 lbs. |

9.9 HP | 89-103 lbs. |

15 HP | 103-114 lbs. |

20 HP | 103-124 lbs. |

25 HP | 132-172 lbs. |

30 HP | 145-172 lbs. |

40 HP | 205-260 lbs. |

50 HP | 247-260 lbs. |

60 HP | 247-260 lbs. |

75 HP | 359 lbs. |

90 HP | 359 lbs. |

115 HP | 359-364 lbs. |

150 HP | 455 lbs. |

175 HP | 475 lbs. |

200 HP | 475-511 lbs. |

225 HP | 475-527 lbs. |

250 HP | 511-600 lbs. |

300 HP | 511-600 lbs. |

350 HP | 695 lbs. |

400 HP | 695 lbs. |

500 HP | 1260 lbs. |

600 HP | 1260 lbs. |

*Disclaimer: This chart is for informational purposes only! For more information, please check the owner’s manuals.*

## Takeaway – FAQs About Mercury Outboard Weights

As a takeaway, we’ve answered the most common questions on the topic.

**How Much Do Mercury Outboard Motors Weigh?**

**A Mercury outboard motor can weigh anywhere from 41 to 1260 pounds.**

The dry weight of portable Mercury outboards varies between 29 and 124 pounds, while their high-performance brothers weigh 475-1260 pounds.

Between these two extremes, you can find midrange Mercury outboards with a dry weight of 132-455 pounds.

**How Much Does the Lightest Mercury Outboard Weigh?**

**The lightest Mercury outboard motor right now is the portable F2.5.**

This motor utilizes an 85cc, 2.5 HP, single-cylinder engine and only weighs 41 pounds.

**Which Mercury Outboard is the Heaviest?**

**The heaviest Mercury outboard motors are the Sea Pro 500 and the Verado 600 series with a whopping dry weight of 1260 pounds.**

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