Zaloudek's Marine Honda Engines - Portables 5HP - Perfectly portable

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Performance and Efficiency

  • 4-Stroke Design
  • Large Displacement Engine - Water-cooled, single cylinder design for better low- to mid-range power.
  • Twist Grip Throttle - Allows for precise throttle control. A unique throttle tensioner minimizes driver fatigue.
  • Digital CD Ignition - Maintenance free, high-energy output for quick and easy starts.
  • Shallow Water Drive - An innovative shallow water drive feature lets you tilt the motor up, allowing you to easily operate in shallow areas. Shallow water drive greatly reduces the risk of engine damage.
  • F-N-R Gearshift - The BF5 features full forward, neutral, and reverse shifting, with neutral in-start protection.
Zaloudek's Marine Honda Engines 5HP Portable 

Reliability and Durability

  • Low Oil Warning System - A Low Oil Warning System and rev limiter protect the engine from severe damage if the oil reaches a low level
  • Full swivel bracket design - The full swivel bracket design reduces tiller handle vibration, increasing the engine's durability
  • 4-Front Corrosion Protection
  • Positive Lubrication - A crankshaft-driven, automotive-style trochoid oil pump ensures long-term durability of critical engine components.
  • Ultra low 3 star CARB emissions
  • True 5 Warranty


Convenience and Ease of Use

  • Lightweight, compact design - The BF5's lightweight, compact design makes it perfect for small tenders and canoes. Weighing in at only 60 pounds, the BF5 is easy to transport.
  • Front mount carrying handle - Provides superior portability and ease of installation.
  • Fold-down tiller handle - The tiller handle’s compact design allows for easy transportation and storage.
  • Neutral Start Only - The BF5 incorporates a safety lockout system, which allows the engine to be started in neutral gear only.
  • Optional 3 amp charging system - An optional, dealer installed, 3 amp charging system provides power to accessories.
  • Available in  both 15-inch and 20-inch shaft models
Zaloudek's Marine Honda Engines Portables 5HP



Type 4-Stroke OHV, 1 Cylinder/2 Valves
Displacement 127 cc (7.8 cubic inches)
Bore & Stroke 60 mm x 45 mm (2.4 x 1.8 inches)
Full Throttle RPM Range 4,500-5,500 RPM
Rated Power 5 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Cooling System Water Cooled
Fuel Delivery 1 Carburetor
Ignition System Digital CDI
Starting System Recoil
Exhaust Under Water, Above Propeller
Lubrication Wet Sump
Trim Range 5-Stage: 5°, -9°, -13°, -17°, -21°
Tilt Range 70°


Gear Ratio 2.08:1
Gear Shift F-N-R


Alternator Optional 3-Amp (38 watt)
Propeller 3-Blade Aluminum
Diameter x Pitch 7 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches
Oil Pressure Alert Standard
Rev-Limiter Standard


Overall Width 340 mm/13.4 inches

Dry Weight

S-Type 27 kg/60 lbs.
L-Type 27.5 kg/61 lbs.

Transom Height

S Type 381 mm/15 inches
L Type 508 mm/20 inches