Mercury 50 HP Four Stroke 50ELPT Outboard Motor

Mercury 50 HP Four Stroke 50ELPT Outboard Motor

Mercury 50 HP 4-Stroke 50ELPT Command Thrust 20 Inch Shaft Length Outboard Motor


The Mercury 50ELPT Command Thrust FourStoke outboards compact, single-overhead-cam design and long piston stroke give the Mercury 40 - 60hp FourStroke outboards more low-end torque for excellent acceleration, even when pushing a heavy load. The high-displacement, long-stroke, four-cylinder, single-overhead cam design provides optimum power and a smooth ride with the Command Thrust models. The Mercury Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) delivers reliable turnkey starts, improved fuel efficiency, instant throttle response and protection against low-quality-fuel problems. Another great feature on the 50ELPT Command Thrust FourStroke outboard is the 18-amp high-output alternator that keeps your batteries charged and fishing electronics humming.


The increased thrust on Mercury's 50ELPT Command Thrust model is delivered by a gearcase with a 2.33:1 gear ratio with 44% larger gears. The desmodromic shifting on the gearcase is ultra-smooth as well. With a gearcase that sits deeper in the water, a bigger prop with 20% more blade surface, and lower gear ratio provide unmatched thrust, maneuverability, and boat lift.


Mercury's optional center-mounted "Big Tiller" tiller handle, which is compatabe with the 50ELHPT and 50ELHPT Command Thrust FourStrokes, offers some great features and optimal control. The longer tiller grip incorporates a conveniently placed power trim switch, a shift lever that is close at hand, and an optional digital troll control that adjusts engine speed as low as 700 rpm in 10-rpm increments.

General Information
ALTERNATOR AMP 18 amp / 226 watt
BORE AND STROKE (IN / MM) 2.56 x 2.95in
COMPATIBLE WITH SMARTCRAFT DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY Yes
COOLING SYSTEM Water-cooled with thermostat
CYLINDER CONFIGURATION 4 (in-line)
DISPLACEMENT (L / CID) 60.8 / 995
ENGINE PROTECTION OPERATOR WARNING SYSTEM SmartCraft Engine Guardian
EXHAUST SYSTEM Though prop
FUEL ETHANOL TOLERANCE 87 octane/up to 10% ethanol
FUEL INDUCTION SYSTEM 2 valves per cylinder, single overhead cam (SOHC)
FUEL SYSTEM Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
FULL THROTTLE RPM 5500-6000
GEARCASE OPTIONS BigFoot
GEARCASE RATIO 2.33
HP/KW @ PROP 50 / 37
IGNITION ECM Digital Inductive
MODEL Four Stroke
RECOMMENDED OIL Mercury 4-Stroke Outboard Oil
REMOTE FUEL TANK OPTIONAL Yes
SERIES Four Stroke
SHALLOW WATER TRIM RANGE (DEGREES) 20
STARTING Electric (turn-key)
STEERING Remote
TRIM SYSTEM Power
MODEL NUMBER 50ELPT-Command Thrust
HORSEPOWER 50
GEAR SHIFT F-N-R
SHAFT LENGTH 25in
DRY WEIGHT * Lightest model available 260lbs

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  • Brand: Mercury
  • Product Code: 50ELPT
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $6,633.00
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