DF60A

Engineered to deliver fuel-efficient operation in a compact and light weight design, the DF60A utilizes many of the advancements that Suzuki has pioneered over the last decade. This three-cylinder engine with a four valve DOHC design is combined with Suzuki’s Lean Burn Control System to deliver high-tech performance with efficient operation and top level fuel economy. New DF60A models also sport the optional Suzuki Troll Mode System.

Recommended Transom Height (inches) L: 20
Starting System Electric
Weight LBS L: 229
Engine Type DOHC 12-Valve
Fuel Delivery System Multi Point Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
No. Of Cylinders 3
Piston Displacement inches (cc) 57.4 (941)
Bore X Stroke Inches (mm) 2.85 x 2.99 (72.5 x 76)
Maximum Output HP 60
Operating Range (RPM) 5300 – 6300
Steering Remote (Tiller Kit Optional)
Choke N/A
Oil Pan Capacity quarts (liter) 2.9 (2.7)
Ignition System Solid State Direct Ignition
Alternator 12V 19A
Trim Position Power Trim and Tilt
Gear Ratio 2.27:1
Standard Propeller Optional See Dealer
Propeller Selection 9 – 17
  • Multi Point Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Suzuki Lean burn Control System
  • Suzuki Troll Mode System
  • Direct Ignition
  • Suzuki Easy Start System
  • Over-Rev. Limiter
  • Low Oil Pressure Caution
  • Fully Transistorized Ignition
  • Timing Chain
  • Fresh Water Flushing System
  • Power Trim and Tilt
  • Tilt Limit
  • Suzuki Anti-Corrosion System

Advantages

Model Name: DF60A Honda 60 Mercury 60 Yamaha 60
Manufacturer: Suzuki Honda Mercury Yamaha
Horsepower: 60 (1) 60 (2) 60 Power Thrust (1) 60, (2) 60 Big Foot (1) 60 (2) 60 High Thrust
Shaft Length (Inches): L (20) L 20 X 25 L (20) L (20)
Weight (Lbs): L (229) (1) L 239 X 251 (2) L 256 X 270 247 (1) 247, (2) 267
Cylinders: In Line 3 In-line 3 In-line 4 In-line 4
Valves Per Cylinder: DOHC 4 Valves Per Cyl. SOHC 4 Valves Per Cyl. SOHC 2 Valves Per Cyl. SOHC 2 Valves Per Cyl.
Valve Train Drive: Self adjusting oil bathed timing chain Unknown Unknown Unknown
Displacement: 57.4 cu. in. (941 cc) 60.9 cu. in. (998cc) 60.8 cu. in. (995 cc) 60.8 cu. in. (996 cc)
Bore and Stroke (Inches/mm): 2.85 x 2.99 in. (72.5 x 76 mm) 2.87X 3.13in. (37X 79.5mm) 2.56 x 2.95 in. (65 x 75 mm) 2.56 x 2.96 in. (65 x 75 mm)
Operating Range (RPM): 5300-6300 5000-6000 5500-6000 5000-6000
Induction System: Multi Point Sequential EFI with Lean Burn Control Programmed EFI with Lean Burn Control EFI EFI
Starting System: Suzuki Easy Start System Electric Electric Electric
Lubrication: Wet sump Wet sump Wet sump Wet sump
Oil Tank Capacity: 2.9 qt. (2.7 lit.) 2.9 qt. (2.7 lit.) Unknown 2.6 qt. (2.5 lit.)
Ignition: Solid State Direct Ignition Micro Computer Controled Digital Inductive CDI Micro Computer
Alternator: 12V 19A (1) 22A (2) 27A 18 A 17 A
Trim Type: Power Trim and Tilt Power Trim and Tilt Power Trim and Tilt Power Trim and Tilt
Gear Ratio: 2.27:1 (1) 2.07:1 (2) 2.33:1 (1) 1.83:1 (2) 2.33:1 (1) 1.85:1/13:24 (2) 2.33:1/12:28
CARB Emissions Rating: 3-Star Ultra-Low 3-Star Ultra-Low 3-Star Ultra-Low 3-Star Ultra-Low
Standard Propeller (Blades x Dia. x Pitches (Ins.)): Optional – See Dealer Optional – See Dealer Unknown Unknown
Range of Avail. Optional Propeller Pitches: 9 – 17 9 – 21 (1) 8-19, (2) 9-15 (1) 8-19, (2) 9-15
Steering: Remote (1) Remote/Tiller (2) Tiller Unknown Unknown

DF60A Advantages

Over Honda
  • Zero Maintenance Self Adjusting Timing Chain vs. Inspect and Replace Timing Belt
  • 229 lbs. vs. 239 lbs. – Lighter Weight
  • 2.27:1 vs. 2.07:1 Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration
  • Suzuki Easy Start System for customer convenience
  • Suzuki Trim Limit System for customer convenience
Over Mercury
  • Suzuki Lean Burn Control System – Improved fuel economy
  • Zero Maintenance Self Adjusting Timing Chain vs. Inspect and Replace Timing Belt
  • DOHC 4 valves per cylinder vs. SOHC 2 valves per cylinder
  • 229 lbs. vs. 247 lbs. – Lighter Weight
  • 2.27:1 vs. 1.83:1 Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration
  • Suzuki Easy Start System for customer convenience
  • Suzuki Trim Limit System for customer convenience
Over Yamaha
  • Suzuki Lean Burn Control System – Improved fuel economy
  • Zero Maintenance Self Adjusting Timing Chain vs. Inspect and Replace Timing Belt
  • DOHC 4 valves per cylinder vs. SOHC 2 valves per cylinder
  • 229 lbs. vs. 247 lbs. – Lighter Weight
  • 2.27:1 vs. 2.00:1 Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration
  • Suzuki Easy Start System for customer convenience
  • Suzuki Trim Limit System for customer convenience