Stinger 178

Meet the aluminum bass boat heavyweight champ: the Stinger 178. Designed with best-in-class features, it delivers more fish-fighting deck space, more fishing features, impressive horsepower and more. The Stinger 178 features a super-wide 94" beam to provide 75 square feet of fish-fighting space. A top-rated 90 horsepower Mercury outboard gets you to the fish fast and can handle higher speeds, greater stresses, and bigger fishing action than the competitors. A premium fiberglass console with metal flake finish includes a huge storage space for gear and lure trays. Angler centric seats are more usable and comfortable than ever for longer days on the water. Complete with lockable rod storage, two livewells, a Lowrance fishfinder and a MotorGuide trolling motor, this is the serious tournament-style bass boat designed to knock out the competition.

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* All prices are in US Dollars and do not include dealer freight, prep, tariffs, fees, taxes and registration. Prices listed are intended only as a guideline and are subject to change. Dealer sets the final purchase price. Exact product configuration may vary, optional features may be shown. All colors are simulated. Starting at price refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. A more expensive model may be shown. To get full pricing details, see your local dealer.

 

AFFORDABLE MONTHLY PAYMENTS
Starting At

$20,160

Monthly Payments Starting As Low As

$201.99

Base Price, $500 down, 12% APR @ 6.5% for 12 years

Maximum Capacity
4 People
Outboard HP Range
50 - 90
Overall Length
17'8"
Blue Flame Metallic Black Metallic Red Bright White Metallic Silver

Stinger 178 Specifications

178 Closed
Closed Storage
178 Open
Open Storage
Overall Length 17'8" 5.38 m
Package Length 252" 640.08 cm
Beam 94" 238.76 cm
Package Width 96" 243.84 cm
Approx. Basic Hull Weight 1199 lbs. 543.86 kg
Bottom Width 64" 162.56 cm
Cockpit Depth 23" 58.42 cm
Deadrise 10 deg
Fuel Capacity 19 gallons 71.92 l
Hull Gauge .100" 2.54 mm
Length 17'8" 5.38 m
Max HP Capacity 90 HP 67.11 kw
Max Person Capacity 4 3
Max Person Weight 579 lbs. 262.63 kg
Max Weight Capacity 1202 lbs. 545.22 kg
Maximum HP Capacity 90 67.11 kw
Prop Minimum Horsepower 50 37.28 kw
Side Depth 24" 60.96 cm
Transom Height 21" 53.34 cm

Stinger 178 Features

Included Features

Cleats
  • Mooring Cleats - black nylon (4)
Console
  • Switch panel w/tip lit toggle switches
  • Convenient storage in fiberglass console
  • Metal flake fiberglass console w/ windscreen
  • Tach, speed, fuel & trim gauge w/ chrome gauge bezels & provision for up to 7" in-dash depth finder
  • USB port
  • Black soft grip wheel w/ chrome accent
Drink Holders
  • Cup holders (4)
Driver and Passenger Seats
  • 2 Piece cockpit seats
Fishfinder / Locator
  • Lowrance Hook - 3x FishFinder
Fishing Seats
  • 2 fold down fishing seats
Flooring
  • 16 oz. marine carpet
Forward Aerated Livewell
  • Bow aerated livewell w/divider (24 gallon)
Fuel
  • Built in fuel tank (19 gallon)
Grab Handles
  • Passenger grab handle
Rear Aerated Livewell
  • Stern aerated livewell w/divider (24 gallon)
  • Recirculating Aft Livewell
Rod locker(s)
  • Tackle Box Bungee Holders
  • Locking Side Rod locker with rod tubes (1) 7' (4) 8'
Storage Accessories
  • Rod bungee holder
Storage Compartments
  • Stern battery storage
  • Under seat storage
  • Bow Trim Switch with Tool Holder
  • Aft deck storage boxes (port and stbd)
  • Bow storage compartment (2)
  • Step box with storage compartment
Trolling Motor
  • Recessed trolling motor foot pedal
  • MotorGuide® X3 45FW FB (45"/45#/12V) Trolling Motor

Electrical

Accessory Wiring /Trolling Motor Plug
  • 12V accessory wiring to bow
Bilge Pump
  • Bilge pump (500 GPH) & aerator pump (800 GPH)
Lighting (Nav)
  • Bow & Stern Navigation Lights

Construction

Bow & Stern Eyes
  • Stainless steel bow & stern eyes
Decks & Floor
  • Bow fishing deck
  • Stern fishing deck
  • Bow deck non-skid mat step
Gunnels
  • Extruded gunnels w/rub rail insert
Hull Bottom
  • Chine extrusions
  • Rounded, formed in keels (4)
  • Heavy duty extruded one piece keel
  • Extruded Ribs
NMMA Certified
  • Yes
Transom
  • (1)Transducer Bracket-Welded On
Welded or Riveted
  • All welded; All aluminum
Limited Warranty

Lowe Boats is respected for taking its warranty obligations to you very seriously. We are also well known for highly dependable and trouble-free products. However should a warranty issue occur, our goal is to make your warranty experience as hassle-free as possible and get you back on the water as quickly as possible.

Lowe will repair or replace any structural defect in material or workmanship in the hull seams reported during original purchaser's ownership.

Lowe will repair or replace a defect in any other part of the hull reported within (10) years of the date of delivery to the original purchaser, following a pro rated schedule.

Your Lowe dealer can provide complete warranty information for all accessories & components not manufactured by Lowe for (3) year.

Lowe boat warranties are transferable through your local Lowe dealer adding to the resale value of your boat. The warranty period begins on the original owner’s new boat purchase date. If the boat is sold during its warranty period, the standard component warranty coverage and prorated 10 year warranty coverage will carry over to the new owner once the warranty is transferred through an authorized Lowe dealer. Limitations and restrictions apply. See your local Lowe dealer for details.

See your Lowe dealer or contact the Lowe Customer Service Department for a complete copy of the Lowe Boats Lifetime limited product warranty. Transferability applies to 2016 and newer fishing boats.

Stinger 178 Options

Canvas

Rachet Cover-Charcoal-Dealer Installed

Ratchet Cover-Charcoal-for 24V Trolling Motor-Dealer Installed

Colors

Blue Flame

Metallic Black

Metallic Red

Bright White

Metallic Silver

Engine Prerig

Engine Installation-Cable Steering

Engines

Mercury® 50ELPT FourStroke

Mercury® 60ELPT FourStroke

Mercury® 75 ELPT FourStroke

Mercury® 90ELPT FourStroke

Mercury® JET 65 ELPT FourStroke (Requires Transom Riser)

Mercury® JET 80 ELPT FourStroke (Requires Transom Riser)

Fishing

Lowrance Hook 5X In-Dash Exchange

Delete Standard Fishfinder-Lowrance Hook 3X

Lowrance Hook 5 Fishfinder w/GPS In-Dash) - Factory Installed

Lowrance Hook 7 Fishfinder Console Mount-Exch

Delete Std Trolling Motor-FW45,X3,45"SHFT,12V

MotorGuide® X5 FB Digital (45"/70#/24V) Trolling Motor & 6 ga Harness - Exchange

Minn Kota™ Edge 45 (45"/45#/12V) Trolling Motor - Factory Installed

Minn Kota™ Edge 70 (45"/70#/24V) Trolling Motor & 6 ga Harness - Factory Installed

MotorGuide® X3 FW (45"/70#/24V) Trolling Motor w/6 ga Harness - Factory Installed

6 ga Trolling Motor Harness Upgrade

Automatic Bilge Pump

Lowrance HDS-7 Gen2 Fishfinder (In Dash) - Factory Installed

Furniture & Flooring

Pedestal Fishing Seat Assembly (1 each) - Gray/Red

Pedestal Fishing Seat Assembly (1 each) - Gray/Blue

Deluxe Centric Pedestal Seat (2 each) Gray/Blue-Upgrade

Deluxe Centric Pedestal Seat (3 each) Gray/Blue-Upgrade

Deluxe Centric Pedestal Seats (2 each) Gray/Red-Upgrade

Deluxe Centric (3 each) Pedestal Seats Gray/Red-Upgrade

Center Seat-Gray (removes 2 cupholders)

Pro Pole Fishing Seat (1 each) - Gray

Miscellaneous

Recessed Trolling Motor Plate Filler-Dealer Installed

Transducer Bracket - Welded On (1 each)

LED Interior Lighting

Drop In Storage Kit (2 ea Bow, 1 ea Stern)

3-Bank Battery Charger-Factory Installed

2-Bank Battery Charger-Factory Installed

Packages

*When selecting the Kirkland Pro Package, the standard trailer price of $1730/RETAIL $1419 DEALER must be deducted from the boat, motor and trailer package price.

Kirkland Pro Package A (MotorGuide FW70-X3-45"-24V w/6 gauge harness, 2200-74-AL-BLK Trailer & Automatic Bilge Pump)

Kirkland Pro Package B (MotorGuide FW70-X3-45"-24V w/6 gauge harness, 2200DB-74-AL-BLK Trailer & Automatic Bilge Pump)

Kirkland Pro Package C (MotorGuide FW70-X5-45"-24V w/6 gauge harness, 2200-74-AL-BLK Trailer & Automatic Bilge Pump)

Kirkland Pro Package D (MotorGuide FW70-X5-45"-24V w/6 gauge harness, 2200DB-74-AL-BLK Trailer & Automatic Bilge Pump)

Steering

Tilt Steering

Stereo & Sound

Jensen 2-channel Bluetooth Amp & (2) Speakers

Trailers

LB-2200-74-SF-ST-S-BLK

LB-2200-74-ST-S-VB-GLV

LB-2200-74-SF-ST-S-AL-BLK

LB-2200DB-74-SF-ST-S-BLK

LB-2200DB-74-SF-ST-S-AL-BLK

Ratchet tie downs (1 pair)

Spare Tire - Chrome

Spare Tire - Galvanized

Spare Tire - Mag

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