Chaparral's SSi Series is the most award-winning line of family boats on the water today. The SSi tradition is rich, the quality unmatched. Styling, innovation and performance set SSi apart.
SSi sport boats capitalize on the added storage space, ride control and seating comfort only possible from Chaparral's patented Wide Tech design. Distinct style lines start at the bow and can carry through to the sun lounge and swim platform. On the dash, multi-function digital gauges and quality Power On rocker switches are standard.
In the cockpit, SSi is the only line that features both full width cockpit seating and a transom walk-thru and have U-shaped seating. Recessed moulded fiberglass side panels are fashionable and free of dated carpet or wood accents. The side panels also feature full length padded armrests, stainless grab handles and convenient drink holders.
Refreshingly innovative, the Chaparral 196 SSi with Wide Tech design is the right boat at the right time. The mission statement was to create the most fuel efficient, low maintenance, spacious and feature rich family bowrider sports boat under 20 feet while at the same time keeping the price down and the value up.
This boat with a Premium package which gives us stainless steel pull-up cleats and docking lights sitting on a custom Eagle trailer with alloy wheels swing tongue and brakes the wakeboard tower features an integrated bimini top as well as board racks. Moving into the cockpit of the chaparral 196 we've got lots of great things to show for 2013 with all digital gauges at the helm as opposed to analogue your toggle switches are lighted and have a dimmer switch as part of our convenience package. Stereo remote at the throttle and a line-of-sight compass moving over to the port side we've got a glove box with you both USB and auxiliary input inside both of our Captain’s chairs have flip up bolsters we've got more stainless steel speaker covers your arm rests are molded into the gunnels with grab handles and cup holders and moving back to our sport seating bench seat we have a removable cushion which is part of your transom walk through on the starboard side on the port side we've got a cooler underneath the Sun Deck moving to the stern of the chaparral 196 we've got a very large swim deck which I'm standing on here got a huge storage underneath the transom walkthrough as well as dual fuel fills on either side of the boat they go to the same tank but you can fill from either side stainless steel pull up cleats a very long telescoping ladder a stainless steel prop is standard with a Mercruiser 5.0L V8 270 HP engine and as part of the convenience package we also have a transom trim switch as well as a stereo remote and much more. This is a Fantastic Family boat, Cruise, fish ski and wakeboard in Style. This boat would be perfect for anyone looking to raft / wakeboard on the river!
2013 CHAPARRAL 196 SSI WIDE TECH 73.4 HOURS Mercruiser 5.0L V8 270 HP
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