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Old 25 September 2018, 14:50   #1
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Lightweight 20HP

Hi

I was planning to buy a Suzuki 20HP on the basis of good reviews and it only weighs 44KG.

The new Tohatsu/Mercury/Mariner weighs 43Kg. Does anyone have views on which is the better engine?

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Old 25 September 2018, 14:58   #2
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Tohatsue make the merc and mariner at low HP so relatively same engine I would go with any fwiw
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Old 25 September 2018, 15:03   #3
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Sorry, just to clarify, my question was whether the new Tohatsu/Mercury/Mariner is a better engine than the established and well regarded Suzuki.

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Old 25 September 2018, 15:08   #4
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They are all held in hi regard Peter I like the Suzukis we run merc at work and are spot on, we also ran tohatsu again bullet proof I would say buy any
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Have a look at the specs and features of them both as there may be something that makes you prefer one in particular. For example gearchange method/position.. tiller adjustment... tilt mechanism etc. See what deals you can get on them. Consider proximity of dealership to supply and then service or carry out warranty work.

Beyond that in the 20hp and under class broadly speaking all the major brands have proved reliable over decades.
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Thanks, all.

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