Online Poll Results

Power: How Much is Too Much

Published in the July 2011 Issue Published online: Jul 15, 2011 Ask The Expert
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There is no doubt the pontoon and deck boat industry has seen a major increase in horsepower over the past few years. The need for speed seems to be in our blood, or is it? Turns out, only around 10 percent of those who voted truly believe a 225hp engine is ideal for their uses, while the majority prefer the 90hp to 150hp range. Do you agree?

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July Poll Question: With more emphasis being placed on high-performance pontoon boats, is there such thing as too much power? What is the ideal horsepower range for your boat?


 40hp to 60hp is perfect. 13.79%


 90hp and below works for me. 17.24%


 90hp to 150hp is plenty for my needs. 51.72%


 I feel 200hp and below is ideal. 6.90%


 225hp is the future and I'm onboard! 10.34%

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