4 stroke 9.8hp outboard engine
tohatsu 4 stroke outboard engine
4 stroke 9.8hp outboard engine
tohatsu 4 stroke outboard engine

MFS9.8B 9.8hp 4-stroke outboard

Models available:

  • MFS9.8BS
  • MFS9.8BL
  • MFS9.8BUL
  • MFS9.8BEFS


  • Newly-designed top and bottom cowls based on Tohatsu Design Philosophy for Marine Products.
  • 3-way storage positions without worrying about oil spill.
  • Light and compact!
  • Front mounted shift lever, an industry first in its class!
  • Greatly reduced vibration for smooth and stable running at all speeds.
  • Greatly reduced induction noise for a quieter ride.
  • Ultra-low emission, EU and CARB 3-Star rating approved.

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Unmatched in its class, the Tohatsu 9.8 hp 4-stroke has set the standard in portable outboard power! This lightweight motor weighs in at barely over the 80 lb mark and has undeniable characteristics of a true marine champion.

Our 9.8hp outboard is skinny on fuel and big on power while never compromising performance or reliability. It has a ton of features that are usually only found on larger, more expensive outboards. We pack a lot of punch for the buck in this truly unique outboard! In the 10 hp/9.9 hp category, Tohatsu has once again proven itself the leader of the pack with this 9.8 hp 4-stroke.

9.8hp Power Tilt Models Now Available! Tohatsu’s 9.8 hp has a new option. Power Tilt! That’s right, our award winning 9.8hp engines have an added feature that sets it miles apart from the competition. You can’t beat the power and reliability of Tohatsu’s 9.8hp and now with the new power tilt option, why would you try anything else?

  • • Recoil starter with larger reel making manual starting fast and easy
  • • Shallow water drive
  • • Newly Designed font and back carrying handles for easier transportation
  • • Adjustable steering friction for reducing steering effort
  • • Digital CD ignition system for easier starting, quicker throttle response and smoother trolling
  • • New longer tiller handle (110mm extension)
  • • 6 trim positions
  • • 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 (standard on external fuel tank models only)
  • • Aluminum propeller
  • • 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

Key Features:

Tohatsu outboard motors

Front Shift

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

Tohatsu outboard motors

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.

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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.

7 Years limited warranty

7 Years Warranty Cover Includes: (Pleasure Use Only). 1st 3 years covers parts and labour. Please see full details here.

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