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Tohatsu 4 HP Short Shaft

Tohatsu 4 HP Short Shaft


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When you have a small boat that needs small power, look to Tohatsu’s 4 hp 4-stroke. It provides reliable horsepower while also providing cleaner emissions for you and the environment.

Small in size, this 4 hp has an internal fuel tank built into the motor and a front located fuel tank cap for hassle-free outings on the water. And it includes a built-in external fuel tank connector so you can hook up an external fuel tank for longer outings. Let this Tohatsu 4 hp provide you with the perfect compact, fuel-efficient power you need!

Tohatsu 4-Stroke Benefits:

  • Light and compact!
  • Front mounted shift lever, an industry first in its class!
  • Designed with proven technology
  • Greatly reduced vibration for smooth and stable running at all speeds
  • Greatly reduced induction noise for a quieter ride
  • Ultra-low emission, EPA and CARB 3-Star rating approved
  • 5 Year limited warranty

Easy Operation and Handling:

  • Digital CD ignition for easier engine starting, quicker throttle response and smoother trolling
  • Recoil starter with larger reel making manual starting fast and easy
  • Shallow water drive
  • 6 trim positions
  • Adjustable steering friction for reducing steering effort
  • New longer tiller handle (110mm extension)
  • Newly designed holding grip and larger carrying handle

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
  • 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

Model / MFS4

Engine (No. of Cylinder)



4 hp (2.9 kw)


123 cc (7.5

Bore x Stroke

59 x 45 mm (2.32 x 1.77 in)



Control Type

Tiller Handle

Gear Shift

Forward - Neutral - Reverse

Gear Ratio


Propeller Selection Range

6" - 9"

Transom Height

15", 20"


Unleaded Gasoline (87 Octane)

Oil Type

NMMA Certified FC-W® 4-stroke oil**
SAE 10W-30/40 (SF, SG, SH, SJ)

Oil Capacity

15 fl. oz. (450 mL)

Fuel Tank

0.29 US Gal. (1.1 Lit) Integral Tank
(4hp includes an External Fuel Tank Connector installed on engine to allow user to use an optional external fuel tank)


57 lbs. (26 kg)

Alternator Output

Optional: 12V, 60W, 5A

Max. RPM Range

4,500 - 5,500

Digital CD Ignition System

Standard Features

Start In Gear Protection

Standard Features

Thermostat Controlled Cooling System

Standard Features

Through-The-Prop Exhaust

Standard Features

Shallow Water Drive

Standard Features

Oil Pressure Warning

Standard Features