2010 Sea-Doo Sport Boats CHALLENGER 180 SE


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Team Vincent Motorsports
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Trim Color
Stock #
Sea-Doo Sport Boats
Length Overall
17' 7"


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All this fun shouldn't fit in such a small package. Thanks to its meticulous use of space and the ingenuity of a powerful yet compact Rotax 4-TEC engine, the Sea-Doo 180 Challenger SE offers the expansive feel of a 20-footer inside an 18-foot shell that's small enough to fit in most garages. It has a wealth of creature comforts for up to 8 passengers, ample storage space and other standard features that you might expect to pay extra for. And more than enough excitement, courtesy of a hull designed for superior handling and a class-leading 255-hp engine that achieves better acceleration than comparable stern drives. The perfect boat for the perfect day of relaxing, tubing or swimming with the whole family. At the core of every Sea-Doo sport boat is the innovative Direct Drive Jet Propulsion System. Unlike conventional stern drives, it generates a concentrated, powerful stream of water that not only propels the boat but steers it too. Direct drive delivers an on-water experience that will leave you feeling both in control and breathless. The jet propulsion system has minimal bow rise and faster planing for increased visibility of what is ahead. Its prop-free design creates a safer swimming environment with no exposed sharp edges. And it minimizes draft so you can ride in shallower waters. Plus, our exclusive Closed-Loop Cooling System helps protect your engine from salt, gunk and corrosion, allowing you to ride in both fresh and saltwater environments. The Legendary Rotax 4-TEC Engine: 255-hp supercharged, intercooled Rotax 4-TEC engine (CARB 3-Star certified) Bow Filler Cushion: Creates a convenient lounge area, ideal for sunbathing. Rear Walk-through: Provides easy access on and off boat. Digital Information Center: 18-function digital info center includes water temperature, hour meter and compass. Tonneau and Cockpit Covers: Protect your boat against the elements. Bimini Top: Offers sun protection when eating, lounging or relaxing. AM/FM/CD Stereo: Satellite-ready AM/FM/CD stereo with MP3 port and 4 speakers. Provides quality sound entertainment. Snap-in Carpet: Provides more comfort and effortless cleanup. Optional Custom Trailer: A premium trailer is available for most of the sport boat lineup. The Sea-Doo Direct Drive Jet Propulsion System is like nothing else on the water. That's because the Rotax engine that powers it was conceived specifically for marine use and not adapted from the automotive world. Combined with direct drive technology, it provides more concentrated power, faster planing, less draft, less maintenance and more peace of mind. It's the best you can get, and it's on every Sea-Doo sport boat - the smartest buy in boats. NUMBER ONE FOR SO MANY REASONS Sea-Doo sport boats are one of the best selling boats on the planet. And why wouldn't they be? Sea-Doo sport boats offer more features, more horsepower, more safety and more peace of mind than any other boat out there. Simply put, Sea-Doo sport boats are the smartest buy in boats. That peace of mind and increased safety come from the Sea-Doo Direct Drive Jet Propulsion system. It operates without exposed props, increasing safety for swimmers and decreasing maintenance costs for owners. And it gets your Sea-Doo sport boat on plane faster than a stern drive boat, providing a clear, safer view for the driver. Plus, the shallow draft gets you to more places without worries. Sea-Doo sport boats also save you money in so many ways. You'll pay one-third less to upgrade your engine on a Sea-Doo sport boat than you would for an upgrade on a competitor's boat. And as you've come to expect from Sea-Doo sport boats, more of the features you pay extra for on other boats come standard. Add in plenty of space to play and more space than ever to stow your gear, and your boating experience will be driven to a whole new level. DIRECT POWER for Maximum Responsiveness: While conventional props disperse water in a wide pattern, generating less forward motion, the Direct Drive Jet Propulsion system concentrates it into a powerful stream. This both propels and steers the boat. The result is unmatched responsiveness, both when accelerating and maneuvering. You truly feel connected to your water experience. Less Draft for More Freedom: A stern drive boat makes it difficult for you to explore shallow areas. You don't want to cause costly damage to the props or the outdrive. But with a Sea-Doo sport boat's concealed impeller, you've got a compact, 12-inch draft to work with. Faster Planing for Increased Visibility and More Tow Fun: Thanks to the Direct Drive Jet Propulsion System, a Sea-Doo sport boat pops quickly on plane, with less of the cumbersome bow rise of some stern drive models. Greater Safety: A Direct Drive Jet Propulsion system operates with an internal impeller, not external propellers. No external propellers means no sharp edges while swimming, skiing or wakeboarding. When it comes to your family's safety, why take chances? More Horsepower: Nothing packs as much power into as compact a package as the proven, trusted, electronically fuel injected, supercharged, intercooled (SCIC) Rotax 4-TEC engine platform. Smaller than traditional stern drives, it frees up space for other uses, like storage. It also frees you from corrosion worries, even when operating in saltwater, thanks to the Closed-Loop Cooling System (CLCS). The Industry's Only Closed-Loop Cooling System: A trademark feature of the Rotax engine is the Closed-Loop Cooling System (CLCS). Fuel Efficiency: Comparable horsepower and comparable fuel consumption than a stern drive but more torque, better acceleration and much more fun. Smartest Buy: Sea-Doo sport boats put stern drives to shame. With comparable horsepower and fuel consumption, they are quicker to plane, accelerate faster and offer sports car-like handling - giving you more performance, more HP per dollar, more safety and a lot more fun for less money. Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.): Prevent unauthorized use with this feature. D-SEA-BEL Sound Reduction System reduces sound levels, making Sea-Doo sport boats some of the quietest on the water.

    • Length: 17 ft. 7 in. (5.36 m)
    • Beam: 8 ft. 2 in. (2.49 m)
    • Draft: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
    • Dry weight: No Tower: 1913 lbs. (868 kg)
    • Dry weight: With Tower: 1948 lbs. (884 kg)
    • Storage capacity: 23 cu. ft. (.65 cu m)
    • Seating capacity: 8
    • Weight capacity: 1383 lbs. (627 kg)
    • Fuel capacity: 32 gal. (121 l)
    Dimensions (on Trailer)
    • Length: 20 ft. 4 in. (6.2 m); tongue folded - 19 ft. 3 in. (5.86 m)
    • Width: 8 ft. 2 in. (2.49 m)
    • Height: No Tower: 6 ft. 1 in. (1.85 m)
    • Height: Tower Down: 6 ft. 7 in. (2 m):
    • Height: Tower up: 8 ft. 5 in. (2.57 m)
    • Gross weight: 2843 lbs. (1290 kg)
    • Model: Fuel injected, Rotax 1503 4-TEC
    • Displacement: 1,494 cc
    • Horsepower: 255 hp SCIC
    • Cylinders/engine: 3
    • Max RPM/engine: 8,000 rpm
    • Octane: Minimum: 87
    • Octane: Recommended 430 hp 91
    • Emission level: CARB 3-Star
    • Cooling system: Closed-Loop Cooling System
    • Generator: 30 amp (380 W)
    • Battery: 12 V
    Hull & Deck
    • Material: Composite FRP
    • Vinylester barrier layer: Std
    • Full fiberglass stringer: Std
    • Graphics: Std
    • Deadrise: 21 deg.
    • Color: Riviera Blue, Scarlet Red
    • Jet pump type: Axial flow: Single stage
    • Jet pump type: Pump diameter: 6 1/4 in. (15.63 cm)
    • Impeller Material: Stainless steel
    • Impeller Outside diameter: 159mm ± .07
    • Reverse system: Std
    Hull & Deck Features
    • Cleats – stainless steel pull-up (6)
    • Cup holders – stainless steel (8)
    • Rub rail (black)
    • Grab handles (10)
    • Non-skid decking
    • Navigation lights
    • Courtesy lights (3)
    • Tow eyes – stainless steel bow & stern
    • Ski eye – stern
    • Walk-through – stern
    • Reboarding ladder – stern (2-step)
    • Battery switch – stern storage
    • Engine access
    • Engine blower
    • Auto bilge pump
    Storage Features
    • In-floor, lockable
    • Under seat
    • Glovebox, lockable
    • Dual access – stern
    Helm Features
    • Steering – custom
    • Horn
    • Separated shift & throttle lever
    • Fuse box
    • Security system D.E.S.S. magnetic lanyard key
    Instrumentation Features
    • Depth finder
    • Compass
    • Fuel level
    • Tachometer
    • Speedometer
    • Hour meter
    • Maintenance info
    • Water temperature
    • Low fuel level
    • Low oil level
    • Low oil pressure
    • Low voltage
    • Overheat
    • Hi voltage
    • Check engine
    • Sensor check
    • Battery protection
    • Key (Wrong Key)
    Cockpit Features
    • Carpet – snap-in
    • Dash finish – Vinyl covered Gray
    • Outlet – 12 volt accessory (1)
    • Cooler – removable
    Seating Features
    • Driver Seat Track & swivel
    • Passenger Seat Track & swivel
    Stereo & Sound
    • Stereo system – satellite-ready
    • Speakers – bow (2)
    • Speakers – cockpit (2)
    • MP3 port
    • Stereo remote – helm
    Canvas & Miscellaneous
    • Cockpit cover
    • Tonneau cover
    • Bimini top
    • Bow filler cushion
    • Windshield – fixed
    • Warranty (1 yr)
    • NMMA
    • CMMA
    • Single axle
    • Swing-away tongue
    • Wakeboard tower
    • Mooring cover
    • Custom trailer with disc brakes
    • Galvanized trailer
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Anchor
    • Warranty – B.E.S.T. (3 years)



    Engine Type
    Fuel injected, Rotax 1503 4-TEC
    Engine Horsepower
    255 hp SCIC
    1,494 cc


    Length Overall
    17 ft. 7 in. (5.36 m)
    8 ft. 2 in. (2.49 m)
    12 in. (30.5 cm)
    Dry Weight
    No Tower: 1913 lbs. (868 kg); With Tower: 1948 lbs. (884 kg)
    Max Person Capacity
    Fuel Capacity
    32 gal. (121 l)
    Impeller / Prop
    Jet pump type: Axial flow: Single stage
    Max Carry Load
    1383 lbs. (627 kg)