Outboard Motors Basics

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How reliable are outboards?

It depends on who you ask. Read through the many forums on this subject and you’ll find everyone has an opinion on what makes for a reliable outboard based on different sets of criteria.

How much do outboard motors cost?

Outboard motors can range from $110 to nearly $90,000 depending on power, make, model, and other factors.

How long do outboards last?

As you might suspect, this is not a simple question to answer. There is no one correct answer to this question due to the many variables that may affect how long an outboard motor will last.