Minn Kota Terrova 55

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Starting at: $849.95

Quick Overview

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If you're serious about catching fish, Terrova offers an array of tools to help make the most of your time on the water. All Terrova models are compatible with Minn Kota's Autopilot, CoPilot and iPilot technology, which let you to spend less time worrying about boat control and more time casting. The unique stow/deploy lever allows for one-handed motor deployment. A standard electric pedal offers hands-free motor control for fast and effortless maneuvering. Combined with Minn Kota's host of other features such as Digital Maximizer and their patented Weedless Prop, Terrova will help you catch more fish than ever before.

Minn Kota Terrova

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  • Optional i-Pilot Remote
  • Optional i-Pilot Remote
  • Optional i-Pilot LInk Remote
  • i-Pilot Link Remote
  • Terrova Foot Pedal
  • Terrova Release
  • Terrova Mount
  • Terrova Stow and Deploy
  • Minn Kota Terrova with Foot Pedal
  • Minn Kota Terrova with optional i-Pilot
  • Optional i-Pilot LInk Motor head
  • Digital Maximizer
  • Weedless Wedge
  • Composite Shaft
  • Minn Kota Terrova
  • Push to Test Battery

Additional Information

Recommended for: Small to medium freshwater v-hull, bass, pontoon and general fishing boats up to 17.5'. The 55 lbs thrust motor is recommended for boats weighing up to 2,750lbs. For more help picking the right thrust level - or to learn how much your boat weighs - please refer to our thrust guide.
How It's Unique: The Terrova series is a step-up from the Powerdrive V2 line of motors. While both models are compatible with AutoPilot/CoPilot/i-Pilot/i-Pilot Link accessories, only the Terrova line offers the ability to use a foot pedal AND a wireless CoPilot or i-Pilot controller simultaneously. Additionally, Terrova includes a unique mount that features an easy-to-use lever for one-hand stowing of the trolling motor and offers thrust options of 55, 80 and 112 lbs. For a better understanding of foot pedal compatibility, please see our Foot Pedal Compatibility Chart. For a comparison between the Terrova and PowerDrive V2 motors please our Comparison Guide.

We recommend the PowerDrive V2 trolling motor for fishermen who are looking for a value-priced motor that is compatible with AutoPilot/CoPilot/i-Pilot/i-Pilot Link accessories and don't need to simultaneously control the motor with a foot pedal. PowerDrive v2 is available in 45, 50, 55 and 70 lb thrust levels.
Water Type: Freshwater Only
Shaft Length(s): Shaft lengths of 45" and 54" are available for Terrova 55 motors. For help selecting a shaft length, please see our shaft guide.
Motor Features: Variable Speed Motor, Electric Foot Pedal, Digital Maximizer, Built-In Battery Gauge, Weedless Wedge Prop, Composite Shaft. (Learn about these features)
Available Upgrades:

Additional Information

Mounting Details: This motor is bolted directly to the bow of the boat using the included mounting hardware, and requires drilling into the boat for installation. Ideally, it's best to have access to the underside of the mounting platform in order to secure and fasten the bolting hardware. However, if accessing the underside is impossible you can use no access bolts to secure the motor from the top. For more information see our compatibility and mounting guides.
Mount Dimensions: 13.94" length x 8.52" width
Bolting Pattern: Download Bolting Pattern
Wiring Details: Terrova 55 can be wired directly to the batteries, and can also be used in conjunction with a plug and receptacle for a cleaner, more professional installation that's easy to remove. To protect your motor from damage, a circuit breaker is also recommended but is not required for installation.
Motor Voltage and Batteries: Terrova 55 is a 12 volt motor and requires (1) 12-volt marine battery. For more information, see our articles on battery selection or battery wiring diagrams.
Power Lead Length: 5 Feet
Pedal Cord Length: 18 Feet
What Is Included:
  • Terrova V2 55 trolling motor
  • Foot pedal and/or remote (depending on model selected)
  • Power leads
  • Mounting hardware
  • Owners manual
What Else Is Required: 1 Marine Battery, Battery Charger, Circuit Breaker (Recommended)

Additional Information

Amperage Draw: 50 amps at maximum speed
Motor Run Time: Important Note: As you likely won't be running your trolling motor perpetually, the actual amount of on-the-water time a motor should allow will be substantially longer than times listed. Actual motor run time can vary depending on conditions (winds, waves, etc) and the type of battery used. Listed below are run-time estimates assuming a 100 amp hour rated battery. To learn more, please see our article on calculating motor run time.

  • 20+ Hours: At slow, trolling speeds that draw 5 amps or less
  • 4 Hours: Approx. run time with throttle 50% open
  • 2 Hours: Approx. run time with the motor at full throttle
Stow and Deploy Method: Terrova's Deploy-Assist lever makes it easy to deploy the motor by squeezing a lever, raising the shaft and deploying it into the water. When not in use, the shaft and head can be quickly removed from the water and laid on the deck for storage.
Motor Steering Method: The motor is steered via the included foot pedal which can control motor speed and direction. If the CoPilot or i-Pilot accessories are purchased, Terrova can also be controlled via wireless remote control. Note: If a CoPilot or i-Pilot wireless remote is installed, the foot pedal will function. The Terrova is the only Minn Kota motor that offers the ability to use a foot pedal AND a wireless CoPilot or i-Pilot controller simultaneously.
Shaft Adjustment: An adjustable depth collar makes it easy to set how deep the shaft and propeller sit in the water.
Motor Speed: All Terrova motors have a variable speed motor. Learn more about fixed vs. variable speed motors.

Additional Information

Owners Manual: Download Here
Warranty Period: Two Years
Warranty Details: The motor's composite shaft caries a lifetime guarantee. If it's ever broken - regardless of the circumstances - Minn Kota will replace it at no charge. The rest of the motor caries a two year warranty backed up by hundreds of local Minn Kota service centers across the country. View Details Here
Box Dimensions: Box dimensions and weight vary by motor:

Model 1358800 - 10"H x 19"W x 71"L WT: 54.0lbs
Model 1358801 - 10"H x 19"W x 71"L WT: 54.0lbs
Model 1358853 - 10"H x 19"W x 70"L WT: 55.9lbs
Model 1358854 - 10"H x 20"W x 72"L WT: 55.0lbs
Model 1358855 - 10"H x 20"W x 72"L WT: 55.0lbs

Motor Overview

Customer Reviews

16' Tuffy Walleye rampage

Review by Joe
Overall Rating
Man, I love this motor! I received it quicker than expected I ordered all recommended items and was a bit intimidated when they arrived Followed the instructions, but went through with some parts issues Clayton worked well with me through phone and email and everything works fine. My first trip out, i set the anchor between lily pads in a cove and started casting. Watching boats near, drifting off position, I never did. Everything else works well, but I doooo love that anchor! (Posted on October 13, 2015)
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16' BlueFin

Review by Steve Hall
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I purchased the Minn Kota Terrova 55 for my aluminum fishing boat that I use on Grand Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan and I have been very happy. I use it for spot fishing and was a little worried about getting the 55, but it has been more than powerful enough to work and hold the boat steady and move me right along a contour. I purchased a 27 group battery that is dedicated for the motor and it would take me a full long day of fishing to exhaust it - pretty efficient. The battery monitor that is built in is also a very nice addition. The ordering process was also very easy - I ended up calling in a speaking with a man on the phone who helped me put my package together. It was delivered very quickly and in perfect shape - no worries with any of the ordering or shipping. (Posted on June 9, 2015)
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24' Pontoon decked out for fishing in comfort

Review by Kevin
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Love my new Terrova 55 so far, the season has just started up here in Michigan. The buying experience from Trollingmotor.net has been an exceptional experience. I ordered my motor and moments after realized I did not order the I-pilot to go with it. I emailed a message to Trollingmotors.net and received a phone call directly addressing my concern and insuring I was not going to need to pay freight twice, a call within the hour ! After getting my motor I had wonderful follow-up from Trollingmotors.net to insure I was happy with my purchase. I since have mounted the motor and used it and am extremely happy with it's performance. I replaced a 13 year old power drive that served me well for all those years, I expect my Terrova to last just as long. A couple of other things, I received a small gift in the mail for being a customer which wasn't expected at all but a welcome surprise. Also at my office I was filing out the rebate form but realized I did not have my receipt to complete the information. I emailed Trollingmotors.net and within the hour had a copy of my receipt emailed to me. Great company, great service and representation, I encourage anyone to do business with Trollingmotors.net. I say Clayton, job well done and I am a believer. Thank you for the great service and communications, a welcome change to todays world of anything but ! (Posted on April 22, 2015)
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Not sure which model to choose? Learn more about proper shaft length or motor features.
Model Shaft Features Control Motor Volts Price
1358801 54'' Standard Foot Pedal Variable 12V
In Stock
1358854 45'' i-Pilot and US2 Sonar i-Pilot Remote and Pedal Variable 12V
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1358853 54'' i-Pilot and US2 Sonar i-Pilot Remote and Pedal Variable 12V
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1358855 54'' i-Pilot Link and US2 Sonar i-Pilot Link Remote and Pedal Variable 12V
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