DF115

The Suzuki DF115 is perfect for all kinds of freshwater boats, inshore boats and even offshore fishing boats. Bottom line, you won’t find more power, more advanced technology or a more compact package anywhere.

Recommended Transom Height (inches) L: 20 X: 25
Starting System Electric
Weight LBS L: 416 X: 427
Engine Type DOHC 16-Valve
Fuel Delivery System Multi Point Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
No. Of Cylinders 4
Piston Displacement inches (cc) 118.9 (1950)
Bore X Stroke Inches (mm) 3.30 x 3.50 (84 x 88)
Maximum Output HP 115
Operating Range (RPM) 5000-6000
Steering Remote (Tiller Kit Optional)
Choke N/A
Oil Pan Capacity quarts (liter) 5.8 (5.5)
Ignition System Solid State Electronic Ignition
Alternator 12V 40A
Trim Position Power Trim and Tilt
Gear Ratio 2.59:1
Standard Propeller Optional See Dealer
Propeller Selection 15 – 26
  • Multi Point Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Two-Stage Gear Reduction System
  • Offset Driveshaft
  • Over-Rev. Limiter
  • Low Oil Pressure Caution
  • Fully Transistorized Ignition
  • Timing Chain
  • Fresh Water Flushing System
  • Power Trim and Tilt
  • Tilt Limit
  • Speedometer Pickup of Gear Case
  • Suzuki Anti-Corrosion System

Advantages

Model Name: DF115 Honda 115 Mercury 115 Yamaha 115
Manufacturer: Suzuki Honda Mercury Yamaha
Horsepower: 115 115 115 115
Shaft Length (Inches): L (20), X (25) L (20), X (25) L (20), X (25) L (20), X (25)
Weight (Lbs): L (416), X (427) L (496), X (505) L (399) L (401), X (412)
Cylinders: In-line 4 In-line 4 In-line 4 In-line 4
Valves Per Cylinder: DOHC 4 Valves Per Cyl. SOHC 4 Valves Per Cyl. DOHC 4 Valves Per Cyl. DOHC 4 Valves Per Cyl.
Valve Train Drive: Self adjusting oil bathed timing chain Belt Belt Belt
Displacement: 118.9 cu. in. (1950 cc) 137 cu. in. (2254 cc) 105.7 cu. in. (1732 cc) 106.2 cu. in. (1741 cc)
Bore and Stroke (Inches/mm): 3.30 x 3.46 in. (84 x 88 mm) 3.38 x 3.81 in. (86 x 97 mm) 3.23 x 3.23 in. (82×82 mm) 3.11 x 3.49 in. (79 x 88.8 mm)
Operating Range (RPM): 5000-6000 5000 – 6000 5800 – 6400 5000 – 6000
Induction System: Sequential EFI EFI EFI EFI
Starting System: Electric w/ Suzuki EFI Electric Electric Electric
Lubrication: Wet sump Wet sump Wet sump Wet sump
Oil Tank Capacity: 5.8 qt. (5.5 lit.) 6.9 qt. (6.5 lit) Unknown 4.5 qt. (4.3 lit.)
Ignition: Solid State Electronic MicroComputer Digital Inductive TCI Micro Computer
Alternator: 12V 40A 40 A 50 A 25 A
Trim Type: Power Trim and Tilt Power Tim and Tilt Power Trim and Tilt Power Trim and Tilt
Gear Ratio: 2.59:1 2.00:1 2.07:1 2.15:1/13:28
CARB Emissions Rating: 3-Star Ultra-Low 3-Star Ultra Low 3-Star Ultra Low 2-Star Very Low
Standard Propeller (Blades x Dia. x Pitches (Ins.)): Optional – See Dealer Unknown 9-26 pitch Unknown
Counter Rotation: Available Not Available Not Available Available
Range of Avail. Optional Propeller Pitches: 15-28 Unknown Unknown Unknown
Steering: Remote (Tiller Kit optional) Unknown Unknown Unknown

DF115 Advantages

Over Honda
  • Lighter weight: 416 lbs. vs. 496 lbs.
  • Lower gear ratio: 2.59:1 vs. 2.00:1
  • Within ABYC standards vs. not
  • Self-adjusting oil-bathed timing chain vs. belt. No belt maintenance or adjustment necessary.
  • Offset driveshaft = better balance
  • Counter rotation avaiable vs. None
Over Mercury
  • Larger displacement: 1950cc (118.9 c.i.) vs. 1732cc (105.7 c.i.). No replacement for displacement.
  • Self-adjusting oil-bathed timing chain vs. belt. No belt maintenance or adjustment necessary.
  • Offset Drive shaft = Better balance
  • Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration
  • 2.59:1 vs. 2.07:1
  • Counter rotation avaiable vs. None
Over Yamaha
  • Larger displacement: 1950cc (118.9 c.i.) vs. 1741cc (106.2 c.i.) No replacement for displacement.
  • Self-adjusting oil-bathed timing chain vs. belt. No belt maintenance or adjustment necessary.
  • Offset driveshaft = better balance
  • Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration
  • 2.59:1 vs. 2.15:1
  • 40 A charging vs. 25 A
  • Within ABYC standards vs. not within.