# You asked: How fast will a 3 horsepower motor go?

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To give you a simple reference, a 3 hp electric outboard can push a 12 ft boat with 150 kg (331 lbs) load at a max speed of 9 km/h (5.6 mph). That’s to say the 3 hp outboard motor can provide more than sufficient propulsion for a 10 ft tender or work as an auxiliary power for a daysailer of up to 1.5 tonnes (3307 lbs).

## How powerful is a 3HP motor?

Maximum power would usually be achieved, depending on the design of the motor, somewhere between 1700 rpm and 1770 rpm.

## How fast will a 2 hp outboard go?

Honda BF2 Four-Stroke (\$920; www.honda-marine.com) power: 2 hp weight: 29 pounds top speed: 5.3 mph noise at full throttle: 95 dB-A. The Honda BF2 employs a centrifugal clutch, which allows the engine to idle without moving the boat and automatically engages the prop as the RPM rises.

## What is a 3HP outboard good for?

The 3HP outboards are widely used for recreational fishing. They usually drive a 3 to 5 meters RIB or aluminum-alloy fishing. The quiet nature of our electric Spirit 1.0 means it won’t disturb the fish.

## How much electricity does a 3 HP motor use?

3HP is equivalent to 2.24kW. If you run the motor in full load for 24 hours then total kWh will be 2.24*24= 53.76 kWh. So if full load condition the motor will consume 53.76 unit of electricity.

## What is the difference between 2hp and 3HP motor?

The three horsepower has 50% more power.

## How fast will a 3hp outboard go?

To give you a simple reference, a 3 hp electric outboard can push a 12 ft boat with 150 kg (331 lbs) load at a max speed of 9 km/h (5.6 mph). That’s to say the 3 hp outboard motor can provide more than sufficient propulsion for a 10 ft tender or work as an auxiliary power for a daysailer of up to 1.5 tonnes (3307 lbs).

## How fast is a 2.3 Honda outboard?

The Honda 2.3HP BF2. 3DKLCH features more power over it’s predecessor, plus a 12% larger internal gas tank allows for about an hour more of operation on the water in full throttle!

2018 Honda 2.3 Hp BF2.3DHLCH Outboard Motor.

MODEL BF2.3DHLCH
FUEL TANK External
CYLINDER(S) 1
DISPLACEMENT 57.2 cc (3.49 cubic in)
BORE AND STROKE 45 x 36 mm (1.8 x 1.4 inches)

## How fast can a 2hp electric motor go?

About 500 km/h if you drop it from high enough.

## How much thrust does a 3hp outboard have?

A 3 hp outboard will blow a 50 pound thrust electric motor out of the water – I have both and can make that statement. I can hold the boat with the 3 hp running so it isn’t pushing a tremendous amount. A 5 hp probably has somewhere near or over 200 pounds of thrust.

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## How much does a 4hp outboard weight?

Dry Weight: 57 lbs. Tank Type: Integral fuel tank (0.3 gal.)

## How many pounds of thrust does a 2.5 hp outboard motor have?

In between were the Suzuki 2.5hp at 83lbs of thrust, the Yamaha 2.5hp at 78lbs of thrust and the Parsun 2.6hp at 70 lbs of thrust.”

## How fast can a 5 horsepower engine go?

A medium weight kart (150lb or so) with a user of 120lb or so going on grass would want a 5hp motor to reach 20mph (approx.) A buggy that weighs 400lb with a 150lb rider for rough terrain would probably want something more than 20hp for 40mph or so. although, How fast can a 7 HP go kart Go?

## How fast will a 15hp outboard go?

2 guys and gear takes it down to about 20 to 22 mph.

## How fast does a Honda 5HP outboard go?

Had conditions been better, it is possible the Honda would have reached the 5-knot goal, however in our test it managed an average top speed of 4.9 knots. Acceleration was second best on test (behind the Yamaha), reaching its top speed of just under 5 knots in 5.29 seconds.