2009 Sea-Doo Musclecraft RXT iS 255


200 Miles
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Short's Marine
Stock #
Musclecraft RXT iS 255


Dealer Insights

Standard Features

• Bright yellow
• 255 hp supercharged intercooled Rotax® 4-TEC® engine.


255 horses. 3 seats. Plus iControl. Calling it the best is an understatement.

The RXT iS 255 is almost too good to be true. An outrageously powerful 255 hp engine, breathtaking style and revolutionary iControl technology. And keeping it to yourself just isn't fair – that's why we gave it three seats.

  • Length: 139" / 353 cm
  • Width: 48" / 122cm
  • Height: .43.9" / 111.4 cm
  • Weight (dry): 948 lbs / 430 kg
  • Rider capacity: 3
  • Fuel capacity: 18.6 US gal / 70 L
  • Storage capacity:16.4 US gal / 62 L
Engine Specifications
  • Type: 255 hp supercharged intercooled Rotax 4-TEC engine
  • Intake system: Supercharged with intercooler
  • Bore x stroke: 100 mm x 63.4 mm
  • Displacement: 1,494 cc
  • Compression ratio: 10.6:1
  • Cooling: Closed-loop cooling system
  • Fuel type: Premium unleaded recommended
Drive Unit Specifications
  • Propulsion system: Sea-Doo® Direct Drive
  • Jet pump: Aluminum axial flow, single stage, large hub
  • Transmission: Electronic: iBR direct drive
  • Impeller: Stainless steel
  • Ignition: Digital inductive
  • Starter: Electric
  • Battery: 12 V
Hull and Components
  • Type: Deep-V, S3 Hull composite
  • Color: Bright Yellow
  • iControl: The “Brain'' that integrates and controls all systems to create the best possible ride.
  • iS (Intelligent Suspension): Allows the hull to move independently of the upperdeck, isolating rider and passenger from the impact of rough water. Adjustable manual or automatic mode.
  • S3 Hull: Lightweight material, ribbed and stepped. Creates a low-pressure zone to reduce drag for nimble handling and rail-tight cornering.
  • Deep-V design: Ensures a smooth and comfortable ride in a variety of conditions, and greater maneuverability.
  • Hinged seat: Provides easy access to the engine compartment while remaining attached to the watercraft.
  • High performance electric: Provides pre-set positions for quick settings
  • Variable Trim System (VTS™) : when adjusting boat trim, maximizes acceleration and high-speed stability.
  • Bow and stern eyes: Designed for towing or securing the craft to a trailer or dock.
  • Carpeted footwells and deck pads: Offer extra comfort, non-skid surface and great looks.
  • Reboarding platform with rear storage: Easy access to battery, fuses and storage.
  • Fold-down reboarding step: Grooved fold-down for easy reboarding.
  • Removable, watertigh storage bin: Provides dry storage for luggage and necessities with easy access.
  • Tilt steering: Alters the steering and information center angle for maximum ease and comfort.
  • Interactive Multifunction Digital Information Center: Reports 27 key operating functions: Suspension Setting: Auto mode, Suspension Setting: Manual mode, Suspension base mode ON_OFF, F-N-R indicator, No-Wake mode, Cruise Control, Fuel Level, Low Fuel Level, Low Oil Level, Low Voltage, Tachometer, Overheat, Hour Meter, Maintenance Info, GPS Speedometer, Compass, VTS, VTS Preset, Lake Temperature, Check Engine, Low Oil Pressure, Sensor Check, Hi Voltage, Key (battery protection), Key (wrong key), L-Key / R-Key, P codes.
  • Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.™): Industry's first digitally encoded theft-deterrent system.
  • Foam flotation: Ride with security and peace of mind. Meets or exceeds USCG standards.
  • Off-Throttle Assisted Steering (O.T.A.S.): Provides the operator with additional steering effect in off-throttle situations for greater maneuverability.
  • Sponsons
  • Bumpers
  • Splash deflector
  • Adjustable mirrors
  • New comfort hand grips
  • Finger throttle
  • Floating safety lanyard
  • Seat strap
  • Grab handles for passenger
  • Ski tow eye
  • Extended range fuel tank (18.6 US gal)
  • Quick latch fuel filler design
  • Dual drain plugs
  • External exhaust cooling flush attachment
  • Operator's guide, Instructional video and booklet
  • Supercharged intercooled 1,494 cc four-stroke, Rotax SOHC with four valves per cylinder: 255 hp supercharged intercooled Rotax 4-TEC engine provides reliable ultra-high performance in fresh or salt water, increased torque at low RPM, optimized power at all RPM levels and throttle positions.
  • Multi-port fuel injection: Better control of exhaust emission and power at all RPM ranges to reduce emissions and reduce fuel consumption.
  • iTC (Intelligent Throttle Control): Operates electronically, with no cable. This means the throttle works progressively. Cruise control mode and slow speed mode.
  • Sea-Doo® New Learning Key: The new programmable L-Key allows you to set and reset the limit engine RPM as you want it.
  • D-Sea-BeI™ System: Sound reduction system for a quieter ride.
  • Water cooled exhaust pipe: Regulates exhaust temperature.
  • Closed-loop cooling system: Ensures the proper operating temperature at all speeds and improves corrosion durability.
  • Water/air separator: Provides maximum airflow to engine and reduces water intrusion.
  • Watertight digital ignition: Provides optimal energy for a consistent spark, ensuring maximum performance.
  • RPM limiter: Protects engine from over-revving.
  • Warning device: Warns operator of engine and exhaust overheating, engine management and system failure.
  • Handlebar-mounted start/stop button: Engine starts and stops with single, user-friendly control button.
  • Tip Over Protection System (T.O.P.S.™): Protects engine in case of turn over.
Propulsion System
  • iBR (Intelligent Brake & Reverse): The world's first on-water braking system for a PWC. Gives riders the ability to bring their PWC to a controlled stop, on their terms. Reverse, start in neutral.
  • Sea-Doo Direct Drive propulsion system: Delivers optimum performance with the Rotax engine.
  • Replaceable urethane wear ring: Provides long impeller life, less maintenance and maximum thrust.
  • Dual automatic vacuum siphon pumps: Continuously removes water entering the engine compartment.
  • Large diameter drive shaft with crowned spline design: Maintains engine and pump alignment at all operating speeds.
  • Stainless steel impeller: Delivers improved acceleration, higher top impeller speed and less cavitation.
  • Aluminum stator vanes: Handle the high-performance engine without erosion.
  • Depth finder
  • Removable dry bag for front storage
  • New glove box organizer
  • Safety kit
  • Speed tieTM
  • Sand bag (anchor)
  • Cover
  • BRP limited warranty covers the watercraft for one year.



Engine Type
255 hp Rotax 4-TEC engine
1494 cc
Bore and Stroke
100 x 63.4 mm
Closed-Loop Cooling System
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Multi-Port Fuel Injection
Digital Inductive


Dry Weight
948 lbs. (430 kg)
Fuel Capacity
18.6 gal (70 l)
43.9 in. (111.4 cm)
139 in. (353 cm)
48 in. (122 cm)
Rider Capacity
Storage Capacity
16.4 gal (62 l)

Drive Unit

Stainless Steel
Aluminum Axial Flow, Single Stage
Direct Drive, Forward/Neutral/Reverse


Adjustable Mirrors
Hull Type
Deep-V, Composit
Bright Yellow
BRP 1 Year Limited Warranty