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For serious fisherman, and serious Motorguide fans, we are excited to offer the new Xi5 wireless trolling motor. The Xi5 represents a big step in the right direction for Motorguide and points to their renewed focus on technological innovation and design. The Xi5 offers a host of new features including sophisticated steering transmission, well-lit status indicators, fully protected electronics, a low-profile mount, and a composite shaft. It's engineered to be reliable and long-lasting.
The new Xi5 includes wireless capability "right out of the box", enabling you to precisely control your motor from anywhere on the boat. A wireless foot pedal is standard with freshwater models and a hand-held remote is standard with saltwater models. The new Xi5 also runs smooth and extremely quiet. Order it with Pinpoint GPS, MotorGuide's answer to Minn Kota's i-Pilot, and experience the benefits of virtual anchoring, route recording and autopilot/cruise control.
See below for additional product details.
Xi5 55 FW Full Details
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 weights - please refer to our thrust guide.
How It's Unique:
The Xi5 series is a step-up from the MotorGuide Wireless line of motors. While both models can be controlled wirelessly, only the Xi5 line offers the ability to use a GPS to control and position your boat. Additionally, the Xi5 is available with thrust options of 55, 80 and 105 lbs and saltwater specific models.
Xi5 55 FW motors are available in shaft lengths of 45", 48" and 54". For help selecting a shaft length, please see our shaft guide.
Fully Protected Electronics, Variable Speed Motor, Electric Foot Pedal, LED Indicator Lights, Two-Blade Prop, Composite Shaft, Low Profile Mount. (Learn about these features)
Pinpoint GPS: Advanced GPS-powered boat control (More on Pinpoint GPS)
Sonar: Built-in transducer (More on Sonar)
The Xi5 includes 8 different mounting options enabling reverse mounting compatibility with older MotorGuide installations as well as competitive models. 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.
The Xi5 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:
The Xi5 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:
Pedal Cord Length:
Wireless Pedal and/or GPS wireless remote (depending on model selected)
What Is Included:
- Xi5 55 FW trolling motor
- Wireless foot pedal and/or remote (depending on model selected)
- Power leads
- Mounting hardware
- Owners manual
What Else Is Required:
1 Marine Battery, Battery Charger, 50/60 amp Circuit Breaker (Recommended)
52 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
- 4.8 Hours: Approx. run time with throttle 50% open
- 2.4 Hours: Approx. run time with the motor at full throttle
Stow and Deploy Method:
The Xi5'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 wireless foot pedal which controls motor speed and direction. If the Motorguide GPS wireless remote is purchased, you can control the motor with the handheld unit.
An adjustable depth collar makes it easy to set how deep the shaft and propeller sit in the water.
All MotorGuide Xi5 motors have a variable speed motor. Learn more about fixed vs. variable speed motors.
MotorGuide motors carry a 2 year warranty against manufacture defects and is supported by hundreds of local MotorGuide service centers across the country.
Box dimensions and weight vary by motor: Model 940800170 - 10"H x 14"W x 62"L WT: 64.00lbs Model 940800180 - 11"H x 19"W x 70"L WT: 55.00lbs Model 940800190 - 11"H x 18"W x 63"L WT: 51.00lbs Model 940800200 - 11"H x 18"W x 70"L WT: 53.00lbs Model 940800210 - 11"H x 18"W x 64"L WT: 52.30lbs Model 940800220 - 11"H x 18"W x 70"L WT: 53.50lbs