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Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-)
(w/ 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.)

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Brief Summary

For fans of the retro look, Avalon introduces the Ambassador 27. She has the roominess to bring entertaining to new levels with a four seat bar, a refreshment center with electrically activated glass and bottle holders, storage everywhere and ultra-plush seating. We tested her with an Evinrude E-TEC 250 H.O. and reached a top speed of 42.9 mph and a best cruise range of 118 miles. Let’s take a look at our full review video and see just how a stylish entertaining platform comes together.

Key Features

  • Raised platform 4" with mood lights
  • Full gauge panel featuring black sterling tachometer, voltmeter and fuel gauge
  • Electric hidden entertainment bar with wine racks, wine glasses, stainless cup holders that raises and lowers at the touch of a button
  • Plush Deco designer furnishings
  • Reserve battery system with Start Now protection
  • Two 12 volt power points – helm and bow
  • Garmin full color GPS with built-in inland maps, Fishfinder, water temp, depth gauge, speedometer
  • SST docking lights built into front walls in heavy duty reinforced chrome housing
  • Plush 28 oz. Islands designer carpet
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 27'
    8.23 m
    Beam 8' 6''
    2.59 m
    Dry Weight 4,400 lbs.
    1,995 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft N/A
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom N/A
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 50 gal.
    189 L
    Water Capacity none
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)

    Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

    Engine Options

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.
    Opt. Power 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O.
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    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 3.0 sec.
    0 to 30 8.4 sec.
    Ratio 1.85 : 1
    Props 15 3/4 x 15'' Rebel
    Load 2 persons, 3/4 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
    Climate 68 deg.; 75% humidity; wind: 15-20 mph; seas; light chop

    Captain's Report

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) is 42.9 mph (69 kph), burning 25.45 gallons per hour (gph) or 96.33 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Avalon Ambassador 27 (2013-) is 17.8 mph (28.6 kph), and the boat gets 2.63 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.12 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 118 miles (189.9 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC H.O..

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    GPS/Chart Standard


    CD Stereo Standard
    Washdown: Raw Water Optional


    Refrigerator Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Tower: Watersports Optional
    Wet bar Standard


    Bimini Top Standard
    Camper Back Optional


    Hull Warranty
    5 year

    Deck Warranty
    5 year
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