Outboard Motors Basics


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.