MFS8

MFS8

PORTABLE

Our first priority when developing these 8 hp engines was to make them lightweight and compact without compromising reliability or the quality performance associated with the Tohatsu brand name.

We have maintained the durable standard features that Tohatsu owners appreciate while making fuel-efficient 4-strokes that are easy to transport.

These 8hp outboards are compact 2-cylinder, SOHC engines that have been manufactured to comply with all US EPA & CARB 3-star rating emission regulations.

Tohatsu 8 hp 4-Stroke Benefits

  • Light and compact!
  • Designed with proven technology
  • Available in a wide variety of models
  • Greatly reduced vibration for smooth and stable running at all speeds
  • Greatly reduced induction noise for a quieter ride
  • Trim tab reduces steering effort, functioning also as the sacrificial anode that protects the engine from electrolysis
  • Ultra Low emission, EPA and CARB 3-Star rating approved
  • 5 Year limited warranty

Easy Operation and Handling

  • Digital CD ignition for easier engine starting, quicker throttle response and smoother trolling
  • Recoil starter with larger reel making manual starting fast and easy
  • Shallow water drive
  • 6 trim positions*
  • Adjustable steering friction for reducing steering effort*

Fundamentals for User Convenience and Reliability

  • Through-the-prop exhaust for a quieter ride
  • Thermostatically controlled cooling system for consistent engine temperature
  • Stainless steel water pump housing liner for outstanding durability
  • High grade marine aluminum alloy that provides the ultimate protection against corrosion
  • Zinc coating on internal water passages for superior corrosion resistance
  • 3.1 Gallon (12 liter) fuel tank with fuel gauge
  • Aluminum propeller

Protection

  • Low oil pressure indicator
  • Safety lanyard (an essential protection feature standard on all Tohatsu outboards)
  • Start-in-gear protection for safer engine starting
  • Over-rev. limiter
* certain models

FEATURES

Front Shift

The shift lever is located on the front of the motor for easier operation.

Air-Intake System

Our air-intake system has a large volume air silencer to ensure engine starting and to suppress air-intake noise during engine operation.

Wide Anti-Cavitation Plate with Trim Tab

The wide anti-cavitation plate effectively restrains the propeller from cavitating. The large trim tab helps to achieve effortless steering at high speeds while also providing corrosion protection.

SPECIFICATIONS

Engine (No. of Cylinder)2
Output8 hp (5.9 kw)
Displacement209 cc (12.8 cu.in.)
Bore x Stroke55 x 44 mm (2.17 x 1.73 in)
StartingElectric or Manual
Control TypeRemote Control or Tiller Handle
Gear ShiftForward – Neutral – Reverse
Gear Ratio2.08:1
Propeller Selection Range6.5″ – 9.5″
Transom Height15″, 20″
FuelUnleaded Gasoline (87 Octane)
Oil TypeNMMA Certified FC-W® 4-stroke oil** SAE 10W-30/40 (SF, SG, SH, SJ)
Oil Capacity27 fl. oz. (800 mL)
Fuel Tank3.1 US Gal. (12 Lit) Separate Fuel Tank
Weight*81.5 lbs. (37 kg)
Alternator OutputOptional: 12V, 80W, 6A (Standard on Electric Start Models)
Max. RPM Range5,000 – 6,000
Digital CD Ignition SystemStandard
Start In Gear ProtectionStandard
Thermostat Controlled Cooling SystemStandard
Through-The-Prop ExhaustStandard
Oil Pressure WarningStandard
Shallow Water DriveStandard
* Weight specification is based on the lightest version.
** FC-W® is a registered trademark of the National Marine Manufacturers Assoc. (NMMA)
Specifications and descriptions are subject to change without notice.
ModelMSRPShaft LengthCylindersElectric StartTiller Handle12V Charging
System
Remote Fuel TankPropeller
MFS8BS$2,256152 S SS
MFS8BL$2,284202 S SS
MFS8BEFL$2,577202SSSSS
S:Standard
  • MSRP is the “Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price” (US$). Actual retail price may vary. Please contact your local dealer for actual retail price.
  • Specifications subject to change without notice. Additional models and/or configurations may be available. Contact your local dealer for details.