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Tracker Pro Team 170 TX
(w/ 1 x 50-hp Mercury Outboard)


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Brief Summary

Tracker rolled out the 30th Anniversary Edition of their popular 170 TX for 2008. Now it sports a full width center seat with fold-down with integrated cup holder. Paint schemes are the new Tracker Black or Millennium Red with graphics. The console is a one-piece fully molded console with new instrument panels and switches.

Key Features

  • Non-Skid Bow Mat
  • Super Strap Rod Tie-Downs
  • Easy Fill Fuel Tank System
  • All Welded Two-Piece Hull Construction
  • Lowrance X37 Fish Finder
  • 2 Fold Down Fishing Seats with Composite Frames
  • 21 Gallon Aft Aerated Divided Livewell
  • Color-Coordinated Drive-On Trailer
  • Helm and Buddy Seats with Storage Below
  • Lockable Center Rod Storage with Organizer
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 16' 4''
    Beam 81''
    Dry Weight 764 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 18 gal.
    Water Capacity N/A
    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 1 x 25-hp Mercury EL Four Stroke EFI
    Tested Power 1 x 50-hp Mercury Outboard
    Opt. Power 1 x 50-hp Mercury ELPTO TwoStroke
    1 x 9.9-hp Mercury EL FourStroke
    1 x 25-hp Mercury EL FourStroke
    1 x 40-hp Mercury ELPT FourStroke EFI
    1 x 50-hp Mercury ELPT FourStroke EFI

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    700 2.4 2.1 0.3 8.1 7.0 131 114 61
    1000 3.5 3.0 0.3 10.4 9.1 169 147 64
    1500 4.9 4.2 0.4 13.5 11.7 219 190 69
    2000 6.3 5.5 1.1 5.9 5.1 95 83 72
    2500 7.0 6.1 1.7 4.2 3.6 68 59 74
    3000 12.0 10.4 2.2 5.5 4.8 89 78 85
    3500 19.9 17.3 2.0 9.9 8.6 161 140 88
    4000 24.0 20.9 3.0 8.0 6.9 129 113 84
    4500 27.6 24.0 3.7 7.5 6.5 121 106 91
    5000 30.9 26.9 4.3 7.2 6.3 117 102 100
    700 114 211 3.90 1.14 3.44 61
    1000 147 272 5.60 1.14 4.43 64
    1500 190 352 7.90 1.51 5.74 69
    2000 83 153 10.10 4.16 2.49 72
    2500 59 109 11.30 6.44 1.78 74
    3000 78 143 19.30 8.33 2.35 85
    3500 140 259 32.00 7.57 4.22 88
    4000 113 208 38.60 11.36 3.40 84
    4500 106 195 44.40 14.01 3.19 91
    5000 102 188 49.70 16.28 3.07 100

    All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.

    Performance Chart

    Performance Chart

    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 3.7 sec.
    0 to 30 9.6 sec.
    Load 2 person, 7/8 fuel, no water, minimal gear
    Climate 70 degrees, 91% humidity, 0 wind, 0 seas

    Tracker Pro Team 170 TX Line Drawing


    Captain's Report

    Tracker Pro Team 170 TX Anniversary EditionBy Capt. Rob SmithTracker’s 30th Anniversary Edition of the Pro Team 170 is an all welded Revolution hull is designed for a smooth ride and fishability. They brought back some of the Heritage graphics combining some of the old colors with the new colors of Tracker. The full length longitudinal stringer system and all aluminum stern mean you should be able to count on this boat to serve you well for decades.MeasurementsThis model measures out at 16’4” length overall with a beam width of 81”. Her all aluminum hull weighs about 807 lbs. and is capable of handling up to a 50-hp outboard on her stern. Fuel capacity is 18 gallons and she has room for up to 4 persons, seating for three and a maximum weight capacity of 860lbs people and gear. Part of the package is a custom factory matched trailer with GalvaShield protection, EZ lube hubs and swing-away tongue with retractable safety cables.ForedeckStarting up front, the preferred casting deck has a 12V 46 lb. thrust MotorGuide trolling motor with fixed position foot control in the center next to the casting chair location. There is a step pad on the bow, so hopping on board from the trailer or as your buddy edges up to the dock is safer. There is lots of storage in the bow with matching port and starboard boxes. The center box is designed to store rods up to 7’ long held in place with bungee cords and locked up for security.In the Driver’s SeatThe helm station has been reworked a bit with new switches and instrument panels in a one-piece fully molded console. The instruments are set in an aluminum looking panel spicing up the looks. The low profile windshield is removable so you can fit in the garage easier. The steering wheel is a fixed position three spoke wheel. To the right is a standard Lowrance X 37 fishfinder with surface temperature monitor to help you spot the perfect place for the prize fish.Three-Across SeatingThe new seating arrangement has three-across seating. I thought it was really cool thinking when I lifted up the seats for storage, but folded the center seat down to have an armrest with twin drink holders for my morning coffee or afternoon cold drink.Aft DeckEven though I prefer to fish from the bow, the fisherman in back has a great spot as well. First is the dividable livewell in the center. You have room to set up a casting chair in the center. This boat is built with the Easy Fill fuel system for simple fueling. Across the aft edge is an access lid to reach the batteries, fuel tank and connections.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Tracker Pro Team 170 TX is 30.9 mph (49.7 kph), burning 4.3 gallons per hour (gph) or 16.28 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Tracker Pro Team 170 TX is 19.9 mph (32 kph), and the boat gets 9.93 miles per gallon (mpg) or 4.22 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 161 miles (259.1 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 50-hp Mercury Outboard.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    Fishfinder Standard


    Battery Charger/Converter Standard
    Shore Power Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard


    Deck Warranty
    Limited Lifetime Warranty
    NMMA Certification Yes
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