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DF 70

Brief Summary

Suzuki’s DF 60 and DF 70 are the first outboard engines in the industry to come equipped with a Multi-Point Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection System. This is good news for the environment (each engine is EPA year 2006 certified) and great news for you if you want a powerful and compact 4-stroke.

According to Suzuki factory tests, the DF 70 consumes 75-percent less fuel at idle than their DT65C 2-stroke, and at operating conditions, 20-percent less. Suzuki based these outboard engines on their successful 1298cc 4-cylinder automotive engine and even incorporated a similar SOHC cylinder head.

Of course the marine version is built to withstand corrosion, and in addition to the corrosive-resistant paint, many internal parts have been either treated with alumite or made out of aluminum die-cast to help resist nature’s forces. A three-stage baffle chamber is incorporated into the exhaust system to help reduce noise at idle.

Key Features

  • Check engine, oil pressure, rev-limiter, overheat warning indicators
  • Emergency stop switch
  • Power trim-and-tilt
  • Protection from starting in-gear
  • Speedometer pickup on gearcase
  • Dual water intakes
  • Stainless steel water pump housing
  • Anti-corrosion system
  • Throttle tension adjuster


Type of Engine 4-Stroke
Number of Cylinders 4
Horse Power 70
Configuration In-line
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injected
Shaft Length Options 20 in
Shift Throttle Control
Displacement 79.20cu in
Steering Control Power Assist
Recommended Fuel
Alternator Output 12v 300W
CARB Rating 3-Star
Engine Monitoring System

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