MFS 40

Introducing the all new, lightest weight in its class, 40hp four stroke. Outfitted with a sleek new four stroke design, the MFS40 is the newest edition to the Tohatsu lineup of motors. Starting at just 209 pounds, you will not find a lighter weight motor in its class. This outboard is equipped with proven technology, including electronic fuel injection and digital CD ignition, which provides quick throttle response, excellent fuel economy, and very smooth rides on the water. The MFS40 also has a high output 21 amp alternator for superior battery charging. The adjustable steering friction and trim tab reduces your amount of steering effort, making for an easier and more enjoyable boating experience. Convenience is also covered with the 40hp four stroke's built-in freshwater flushing system, making routine flushing quick and easy. The all new 40hp four stroke not only offers a more powerful ride while using less fuel, but is among the lightest on the water in its class. With proven reliability and performance, the MFS40 is every boater's versatile choice for work, play or even once-in-a-lifetime memory making!

Benefits Include:

  • All new sleek design
  • Outstanding fuel economy
  • Lightest weight in its class, starting at just 209 lbs.
  • Available in 15" & 20" shaft lengths
  • Ultra-low 3 star CARB emission approved
  • 5 Year limited warranty

High Performance and Easy Operation

  • Electronic fuel injection
  • Digital CD ignition system for quicker starts
  • High output 21 amp alternator
  • New and improved gear case with lower gear ratio for increased low end torque
  • Adjustable steering friction and trim tab for reducing steering effort
  • Power trim & tilt

Fundamentals for User Convenience and Reliability:

  • Through the prop exhaust for a quieter ride
  • Built-in freshwater flushing system for easy routine flushing
  • Variable idling speed control from 650 to 950 rpm's
  • A camshaft-driven trochoid oil pump ensures long-term durability of critical engine components
  • Stainless steel water pump housing liner for outstanding durability

Warning & Protection:

  • Low oil pressure warning (visual and audible)
  • Overheat warning (visual and audible)
  • Battery voltage warning (visual only)
  • Start-in-gear protection for safer engine starting
  • Safety lanyard (an essential protection feature standard on all Tohatsu outboards)
  • Over-rev. limiter

Technical Specifications

Engine (No. of Cylinder): 3 Cylinder
Output: 40 hp (29.4 kw)
Displacement: 866 cc (52.84 cu.in.)
Bore x Stroke: 70 x 75 mm (2.75 x 2.95 in)
Starting: Electric
Control Type: Remote or Tiller
Gear Shift: Forward - Neutral - Reverse
Gear Ratio: 2.08:1
Ignition System: MicroComputer Programmed
Transom Height: 15", 20"
Fuel: Unleaded Gasoline (87 Octane) or higher
Oil Type: NMMA Certified FC-W 4-stroke oil**
Oil Capacity: 0.63 gal. (2.4 L) w/filter
Weight: 209 lbs. (95 kg)
Alternator Output: 12V, 252W, 21A
Max. RPM Range: 5,000 - 6,000
Electronic Fuel Injection: Standard
Digital CD Ignition System: Standard
Start In Gear Protection: Standard
Thermostat Controlled Cooling System: Standard
Through-The-Prop Exhaust: Standard
Overheat Buzzer: Standard
Oil Pressure Warning: Standard
Power Trim and Tilt: Standard