2012 Mercury MerCruiser Sterndrive 3.0 TKS

MerCruiser Sterndrive 3.0 TKS

One of the most popular sterndrives on the planet, thanks to outstanding reliability and serviceability

- The ideal propulsion choice for runabouts up to 19 feet, but also versatile enough to be a great fit for pontoons and houseboats
- Excellent choice for people looking to cruise in comfort, and for active families who need the power to pull kids tubing and skiing
- Incredible ease of ownership: durable, low-maintenance, widely available parts
- Backed by MerCruiser's extensive global network, with dealers thoroughly trained on 3.0L model - meaning expert service is never too far away

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Specifications

Engine Specs
  • Displacement Liter/CID : 181 CID / 3 L
  • Cylinder/Configuration : 4 (in-line)
  • Bore & Stroke (in/mm) : 4.00 x 3.60in / 101 x 91mm
  • Compression Ratio : 9:3:1
  • Cooling System : Thermostatically controlled
  • Full Throttle RPM Range : 4400-4800
  • Ignition System : Crank fired high voltage switch with knock control
  • Accessory Drive System : Serpentine belt
  • Engine Guardian System : Knock control, Low drive lubricant, Low oil pressure, Low sea water pressure, Low voltage, Over-rev
  • Alternator Amp : 65 amp / 917 watt
  • Recommended Oil : Mercury MerCruiser Full-Synthetic Engine Oil, 20W-40, NMMC FC-W rated
  • Fuel Delivery System : 2V carb with turn-key start and electric fuel pump
  • Water Drain System : Single point manual drain (Alpha)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH) in : 29in x 26in x 21in
  • Dimensions (LxWxH) mm : 730mm x 660mm x 533mm
  • Exhaust System : Electro-deposition paint coated iron manifold with dry joint elbow
  • Weight (lbs/kg) : 1040lbs / 455kg
  • Boat Types : Fish, Pontoon, Sportboat (sterndrive)
  • Recommended Fuel : 87% octane / up to 10% ethanol
Specs
  • HP/Kw @ Prop : 135 / 99.3