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| Model # 941700070
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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 SW Full Details
Small to medium saltwater 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 in saltwater specific models.
If you're looking for something different, we recommend the Wireless series trolling motor for fishermen who need a value-priced motor that can be controlled wirelessly. The Wireless series motors are available in 45, 55 and 75 lb thrust levels.
Saltwater and Freshwater
Shaft lengths of 45", 48" and 54" are available for Xi5 55 motors. 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)
The Xi5 includes eight 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.
Motor Voltage and Batteries:
Power Lead Length:
Pedal Cord Length:
What Is Included:
- Xi5 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, 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:
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 941700060 - 11"H x 19"W x 64"L WT: 55.00lbs Model 941700070 - 11"H x 18"W x 70"L WT: 48.50lbs Model 941700080 - 11"H x 18"W x 70"L WT: 49.90lbs
Xi5 55 SW Reviews
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Carolina Skiff J16
TrollingMotor.net was top shelf from start to finish. My order was processed, shipped and delivered to my door on less than 72hrs. Additionally, once received I had a few questions on batteries and their technical staff was very responsive and extremely helpful providing several possible solutions. Thus far customer service has been off the charts.
Sea Hunt 17'
Love the product can focus on fishing instead of running trolling motor. Trolling Motors.net delivered the product in a timely manner,
16' Key Largo center console
Everything went as planned and the motor is totally awsome no need to throw an anchor anymore in most instances. I am able to concentrate on fishing which is putting more fish in the freezer. I would reccomend this vendor and product.
17' Center Console
The motorguide Xi5 has been fantastic so far. Shopping experience was as expected, fast and easy. Thanks!
Triumph 17" Bay Boat
Very good quality and dependable trolling motor. I did a ton of research prior to making this purchase. The motor works flawlessly. I am always using the anchor and heading lock features of this trolling motor. It leaves more time for me to fish rather than have to tend to the trolling motor. The shopping experience on TrollingMotors.net was easy as well. No tax was a plus and the shipping was fast! I am very please with this purchase overall.
The trolling motor works great on the kayak and it was easy to install. I really like being able to control the direction and speed with the remote. The shopping experience was great and the trolling motor arrived on time. I would not hesitate to buy from TrollingMotors.net again. Great experience.
TrollingMotors.net is prompt in delivery ( we had our order in one day), Thank you, Mr. Chrisman for answering our question promptly as well. Would we recommend their services again. Absolutely! You will be treated like you are the only customer with undivided attention. Couldn't ask for more.