2016 Tohatsu MFS20DEFTL-R

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Want something you can trust?? Try a Tohatsu Outboard!! Lightest, Most Dependable 4Stroke Outboard out there. Worlds largest outboard manufacturer, 5 Yr Warranty. 20Hp, Power trim, Electric Start, 20" shaft, Only 122lbs


Powerful, yet lightweight, the 20 hp is a great choice for many boaters. You can expect this model to deliver the same level of performance that our other engines deliver. Plus with the low maintenance, fuel efficiency and durability of this 20hp why wouldy ou look anywhere else? Try the new 20 hp for the ultimate boating experience because you don’t deserve anything less!

Power Tilt is available on many models. The 20 hp Power Tilt is ideal for inflatable, small fishing and pontoon boats. The uniquely designed engine improves functionality and convenience with its light and compact power tilt and transom bracket. Now you can tilt your motor out of the water with just a push of a button. Simplify your boating experience with a power tilt model.

4-Stroke Benefits
  • Sleek design
  • Light and compact!
  • Designed with proven technology
  • Advanced cross-flow induction for smooth operation
  • Available in a wide variety of models
  • Canister style oil filter for easy replacement
  • Larger capacity oil reservoir for optimum lubrication
  • Tuned intake system for crisp takeoffs
  • 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 approved
  • 5 Year limited warranty
High Performance and Easy Operation
  • Digital CD ignition for easier engine starting, quicker throttle response and smoother trolling
  • Recoil starter with larger reel making manual starting fast and easy
  • Large alternator and rectifier for superior battery charging (Certain models)
  • Front mounted shift lever for easier operation
  • Remote control model available
  • Shallow water drive (Certain models)
  • 6 trim positions (Certain models)
  • Adjustable steering friction for reducing steering effort (Certain models)
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 includes fuel fittings and fuel line with fuel gauge on the cap
  • Aluminum propeller
Warning & Protection
  • Low oil pressure warning (visual and audible) (Remote control models)
  • Safety lanyard (an essential protection feature standard on all Tohatsu outboards)
  • Start-in-gear protection for safer engine starting
  • Over-rev. limiter
  • Simple Steering Friction Lever: The steering friction lever, located at the front of the motor, allows the steering friction to be adjusted for both steady running at high speed and easier maneuvering while trolling. (Tiller models only.)
  • Front shift: The shift lever is located on the front of the motor for easier operation.
  • Air-silencer 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.
  • Model: MFS20DEFTL
  • Shaft Length: 20 in.
  • Engine (No. of Cylinder): 2
  • Output: 20 hp (14.7 kW)
  • Displacement: 351 cc (21.41 cu.in.)
  • Bore x Stroke: 61 x 60 mm (2.4 x 2.36 in.)
  • Starting: Electric & Manual
  • Control Type: Tiller Handle
  • Gear Shift: Forward - Neutral - Reverse
  • Gear Ratio: 2.15:1
  • Propeller Selection Range: 6 in. - 10 in.
  • Transom Height: 15 in., 20 in.
  • Fuel: Unleaded Gasoline (87 Octane)
  • Oil Type: NMMA Certified FC-W® 4-stroke oil; SAE 10W-30/40 (SF, SG, SH, SJ)
  • Oil Capacity: 1 qt. (1000 mL)
  • Fuel Tank: 3.1 US gal. (12 L) Separate Fuel Tank
  • Weight: 114.4 lb. (52 kg)
  • Alternator Output: Optional: 12V, 145W, 12A (Standard on Electric Start Models)
  • Max. RPM Range: 5,400 - 6,100
  • Digital CD Ignition System: Standard
  • Start In Gear Protection: Standard
  • Thermostat Controlled Cooling System: Standard
  • Through-The-Prop Exhaust: Standard
  • Shallow Water Drive: Standard
  • Oil Pressure Warning: Standard
  • Power Tilt: Standard
Weight specification is based on the lightest version. Specifications and descriptions are subject to change without notice. FC-W® is a registered trademark of the National Marine Manufacturers Assoc. (NMMA)



Engine Type
2 Cylinder
Bore x Stroke
61 x 60 mm (2.4 x 2.36 in.)
351 cc (21.41 cu.in.)
Electric & Manual


Shaft Length
20 in.
114.4 lb. (52 kg)


Propshaft Horsepower
20 hp (14.7 kw)
Full Throttle Operating Range
5,400 - 6,100 rpm
Gear Ratio / Shift
2.15:1 / F-N-R
12V, 145W, 12A

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