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2018 Monterey 278SS


Sophistication, performance & endless possibilities. Taking your friends and family out for the weekend on the 278SS will quickly become a habit once you've experience all the amenities packing into this model. The 278SS is a streamlined beauty that performs like a bullet on the water. This beauty will turn heads around the dock, and feels like that favorite, comfortable chair that you adore. An optional radar arch will add to the sleek look of the 278SS. Ample storage and seating help set this bowrider apart from the competition.


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Base price $87,648 (USD)
Monthly payments $578/month
Boat type / Category
Boat type Bowrider
Category Water Sports, Day Trips, Overnight Trips
Assembly N/A
Warranty 10 years
Dimensions / Weight
Length overall 8.1 m (26′7″)
Beam 2.6 m (8′6″)
Bridge clearance 2.5 m (8′2″)
Height on trailer N/A
Draft up 0.64 m (2′1″)
Draft down 1.02 m (3′4″)
Dry weight 2,495 kg (5,501 lbs)
Hull deadrise 20°
Cabin headroom N/A
Fuel tank 302 l (80 gal)
Water tank 57 l (15 gal)
Waste tank N/A
Holding tank 42 l (11 gal)
Passenger capacity 12
Sleeping capacity N/A
Max hp 350 hp
Base engine MerCruiser 6.2 300
Drive / Propulsion Bravo three
Engine type V8
Displacement 6.2 litres
Power 300 hp @ 5,400 rpm
Induction Atmospheric
Fuel requirement Regular
Other engines
  • N/A
  • Volvo Penta V8-300 300hp - DP Duoprop
  • Volvo Penta V8-350-CE 350hp - DP Duoprop
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