2019 Mercury Verado® Six-Cylinder 400 HP - 30 in. Shaft

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Verado® Six-Cylinder 400 HP - 30 in. Shaft



Verado – smooth, quiet and powerful

Mercury Verado® is the pinnacle of superior outboard design and performance. Created to power the largest boats for the boldest adventures, Verado delivers advanced engineering and refined operation to boat owners who don’t compromise; every feature is designed to deliver the ultimate on-water experience, greatest confidence and supreme comfort.

  • All-new 400hp Verado outboard engine: Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine, the company’s highest horsepower Verado branded outboard engine in its portfolio. Since the launch of the 350hp Verado and the Mercury Racing 400R four years ago, consumers have been requesting a higher horsepower Verado engine, and today, boaters around the world will have the opportunity to repower thanks to this extension of Mercury’s L6SC Verado platform.
  • The inherently balanced in-line six-cylinder engine and our Advanced Mid Section (AMS) with perimeter mounts virtually eliminate vibration in the boat. Perfect for sneaking up on fish or cruising on luxury pontoons.
  • HP / kW: 400 / 298
  • Engine type: Inline 6
  • MidSection: Advanced MidSection (AMS)
  • Displacement (CID/CC): 158.5 CID
  • Displacement (L): 2.6L
  • Cylinder Configuration: Inline 6 with Dual Overhead Cam [DOHC] and 24-valves
  • Full throttle RPM: 6200-6800
  • Air induction: Supercharged with charge air cooling and electronic boost pressure control
  • Fuel induction system: Sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection (EFI)
  • Alternator amp / Watt: 70 amp / 882 watt (Belt-Driven)
  • Recommended fuel: Unleaded Regular 89 Octane Minimum (R+M)/2 or 93 RON Unleaded 91 Octane or 95 RON for premium performance in all conditions 10% Ethanol Maximum
  • Recommended oil: Mercury FourStroke 25W40 Marine Oil
  • Engine protection operator warning system: SmartCraft Engine Guardian
  • Compatible with SmartCraft digital technology: Yes
  • Starting: Electric Start with SmartStart Protection
  • Controls: Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS)
  • Steering: Electro-hydraulic power steering; Joystick Piloting for Outboards
  • Shaft length: 30" / 762 mm
  • Gearcase ratio: 1.75:1
  • Dry weight: 668 lbs / 303 kg
  • CARB star rating: 2
  • Bore and stroke: 3.23 in x 3.23 in / 82 mm x 82 mm
  • Ignition: SmartCraft Digital Inductive
  • Cooling system: Water-cooled with thermostat & pressure-controlled
  • Gear shift: F-N-R
  • Gearcase options: 5.44"
  • Trim system: SmartCraft programmable trim and tilt
  • Exhaust system: Through prop
  • Counter Rotation: Available
  • Color: Cold Fusion White, Pearl Fusion White, Phantom Black, Warm Fusion White
  • Lubrication system: Integrated wet sump
  • Oil Capacity: 8.5 Quarts / 8.0 Liters
  • Maximum Trim Range: 20° (-6° to 14°)
  • Maximum Tilt Range: 73° (-6° to 67°)
Dry weight based on lightest model available. *Not all color options and models available in all regions.



Engine Type
Inline 6
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in. x 3.23 in. (82 mm x 82 mm)
2.6 L
Electric Start with SmartStart Protection


Shaft Length
30 in. (762 mm)
668 lb. (303 kg)


Trim Method
SmartCraft programmable trim and tilt
Propshaft Horsepower
400 hp (298 kW)
Full Throttle Operating Range
6200-6800 rpm
Gear Ratio / Shift
1.75:1 / F-N-R
Fuel Induction
Sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection (EFI)
70 amp / 882 watt (Belt-Driven)
Water-cooled with thermostat & pressure-controlled
Electro-hydraulic power steering; Joystick Piloting for Outboards

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