5 HP

BF5

Quiet, dependable, lightweight.

Which is exactly what you want in a portable outboard. The BF5 is incredibly lightweight and compact. It’s easy to transport and ideal for small tenders, and jon boats.

And with features designed to make your boat ride smooth, quiet, and Honda dependable, you’ll be ready to enjoy a day on the water for years to come.

Reliable, efficient 4-stroke design

Reliable, efficient 4-stroke design

World-renowned Honda quality combines proven reliability and superior fuel efficiency, with no oil mixing.

Lightweight and Compact

Lightweight and Compact

The BF5's lightweight, compact design makes it perfect for small tenders, sailboats, jon boats, and inflatables. Weighing in at only 60 pounds, this motor is easy to transport.

Easy to Start and Stop

Easy to Start and Stop

You'll be impressed with how easy it is to start the BF5. The decompression mechanism opens the exhaust valve during the starting process. This reduces the amount of force needed to start the motor. Starting is easy, every time. The one-push stop switch makes it just as easy to shut off the motor. Pressing the stop button once safely shuts off the motor without it re-starting.

Large capacity internal fuel tank for best in class run time

Large capacity internal fuel tank for best in class run time

The 1.5 L internal fuel tank provides enough fuel for over 40 minutes of wide open throttle operation. Need more run time? The BF5 offers an external fuel tank connection.

Quiet and Smooth - Low vibration for a comfortable ride

Quiet and Smooth - Low vibration for a comfortable ride

Honda's exclusive design optimizes the isolation mounts to minimize the transfer of vibration to both the tiller handle and the transom. The custom rubber mounts absorb vibration, resulting in a motor with among the lowest handle vibration in its class.

6 Amp Charging System Available

6 Amp Charging System Available

An optional 6 amp charging system helps keep accessories and electronics charged.

Easy to carry and install

Easy to carry and install

Enlarged carrying handles provides superior portability and ease of installation. The BF5 is also designed to make be easy to carry, either front and back or on each side.

Convenient Fold-Down Tiller Handle

Convenient Fold-Down Tiller Handle

The tiller handle’s compact design allows for easy transportation and storage.

Quietest in it's class

Quietest in it's class

The BF5 lead its class in noise reduction from low to high speed.

Large Displacement Engine for more power

Large Displacement Engine for more power

Water-cooled, single cylinder design for better low- to mid-range power.

Twist grip throttle - more comfortable to use

Twist grip throttle - more comfortable to use

Allows for precise throttle control. A unique throttle tensioner minimizes driver fatigue.

True 5 Warranty - unmatched peace of mind

True 5 Warranty - unmatched peace of mind

Honda's True 5 Warranty is the best in the business. This transferable, non-declining warranty is the same on the first day as it is on the last.

4-Front Corrosion Protection System - Fights the elements

4-Front Corrosion Protection System - Fights the elements

A patented, "Double Sealed" multi-layered paint process. Sacrificial anodes and stainless steel technology, along with waterproof connectors, all enhance corrosion protection.

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Double alerts protect your engine

Double alerts protect your engine

A Low Oil Alert combined with an RPM reduction feature protect the engine from severe damage if the oil reaches a low pressure.

Shallow Water Drive

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

F-N-R Gearshift

The BF5 features full forward, neutral, and reverse shifting. A safety lockout system allows the engine to be started in neutral gear only.

Positive Lubrication - better durability

Positive Lubrication - better durability

A crankshaft-driven, automotive-style trochoid oil pump ensures long-term durability of critical engine components.

Ultra Low 3 Star CARB Emissions

Ultra Low 3 Star CARB Emissions

Environmentally conscious technology. All Honda Marine engines exceed the highest CARB 3-Star rating to meet the rigorous California Air Resource Board's standards.

Available in both 15 and 20 inch shaft models

Available in both 15 and 20 inch shaft models

Engine

Type4-Stroke OHV, 1 Cylinder/2 Valves
Displacement127 cc (7.8 cubic inches)
Bore & Stroke60 mm x 45 mm (2.4 x 1.8 inches)
Full Throttle RPM Range4,500-5,500 RPM
Rated Power5 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Cooling SystemWater Cooled
Fuel Delivery1 Carburetor
Internal Fuel Tank Capacity1.5L (.39 gal.)
Ignition SystemDigital CDI
Starting SystemRecoil
ExhaustUnder Water, Above Propeller
LubricationWet Sump
Trim Range5-Stage 5°-9°-13°-17°-21°
Tilt Range70°

Drive

Gear Ratio2.08:1
Gear ShiftF-N-R
Alternator3-Amp; Opt. 6-Amp
Propeller3-Blade Aluminum
Diameter x Pitch7⅞ x 7½ inches
Available Optional Propellers3.000
Oil Pressure AlertStandard
Low Oil Pressure RPM ReductionStandard
Rev-LimiterStandard
External Fuel Tank ConnectorStandard
Decompression MechanismStandard
One-Touch Stop ButtonStandard

Dimensions

Overall Width347 mm/13.66 in.

Transom Height

S Type434 mm/15 in.
L Type561 mm/20 in.

Dry Weight

S-Type27 kg/60 lb.
L-Type27.5 kg/60.6 lb.
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