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2023 Axopar 45 XC Review

The introduction of the 2023 Axopar 45 XC is a game changer. This cross-cabin boat has been designed with its predecessors the largely well-known and popular 22, 25, 28, and 37.

So what sets the 45 apart? It is a seriously ramped-up version of the others and Axopar really hit a home run with this one.

The power that this puppy packs is enough to make you scream in excitement as you take off and plane the water. Acceleration is smooth, handling is nothing short of a dream, and the included amenities will keep you and your passengers as happy as can be.

There were many boat owners ramped up for the release of the 2023 Axopar 45 XC and now that it is here, it has not disappointed. The innovation packed into this boat is stellar and will take your breath away the moment you step foot on board.

Axopar calls themselves the “Adventure Company” and they have stated that with them, you can live your adventure. They have created their boats to ensure that you can expand your horizons and you can explore wherever you want without the typical restrictions you may find with other boats. You are sure to make lifetime memories out on the water in your 2023 Axopar 45 XC.

The designers and builders at Axopar do not just create boats made for adventure; they are adventurers themselves and they let this fuel them. Axopar is known for changing the way that boating is perceived with their boats introducing versatility, elongated hull lines, and angular, sharp features.

Axopar, since 2014, has quickly risen to become one of Europe’s top ten powerboat producers. This is a huge feat and one that Axopar is proud of. Of course, they did not get here making subpar boats, so you can expect the 2023 Axopar 45 XC to really be a sight to behold.

As one of the top builders of boats, you will find that your new 2023 Axopar 45 XC is packed with prominent features and allows you to make your dreams come true.

If you want a boat that is built to last and one that will change your entire perception of boating, choose the 2023 Axopar 45 XC.

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In the review below, we will take a closer look at the 2023 Axopar 45 XC. We will discuss the interior, accessories, pricing, and warranty to give you a better idea as to whether this boat may be the right choice for you.

Interior and Accessories

When looking at the 2023 Axopar 45 XC, you will be blown away by just how many features it has to offer you. It is truly a versatile vessel that offers multifunctionality at every turn. You will find that seats fold, drawers slide, and things move around flawlessly giving you the ultimate experience to customize your vessel.

One of the standout features of the 45 XC is the dual sliding doors. These doors are oversized to ensure you can easily transition from one area to the next. You can choose to open up the ship and allow a nice breeze through or you can completely enclose the pilothouse for privacy. There is no right or wrong way to do it.

The boat also features a moveable wet bar, which is perfect for those days and nights of entertainment. The wet bar is a featured centerpiece within the pilothouse and is extremely functional. It is located on a leaning post that allows you to adjust it and move it to a position you find suitable for your entertainment needs.

Within the pilothouse is a table that you can rotate, fold, and slide so that you can use it to its maximum. When you need extra space, simply store the table away and pull it out when you want to use it.

A unique feature of the 2023 Axopar 45 XC is the bulwark doors. These doors allow you to extend your seating space without sacrificing walking space. The seating is crafted to be as safe as possible too, so you do not have to give up anything for the sake of seating arrangements.

Equipped at the helm are dual electric sunroofs that you can easily control with the click of a button. You can open one, both, and neither. The captain’s area is truly equipped with everything you need to be in control of your boat. The console area has an audio system and a touchscreen that not only shows you how the boat is performing but allows you to make adjustments with a simple touch of the screen. The steering wheel is comfortable and positioned perfectly for you to feel comfortable. Captains can enjoy an entire panoramic view with the large windshield.

Oftentimes, cabins on other boats feel cramped or as though they are lacking something. With the 2023 Axopar 45 XC, you do not have to worry about this as the front cabin features gullwing doors. These doors open up and allow light and natural air to flow in thus transforming your front cabin into an airy area.

Included in the front lounge area is an enclosed head and shower. This head offers standing-height headroom, which can be difficult to find on other boats. Inside is a shower and washroom combined for your convenience. In addition to the head is a wardrobe that is tucked into the front cabin space. You can safely store your personal belongings here.

Seating is plentiful and you will find a U-shaped sofa located on the aft deck. The seating features both cupholders and storage compartments that are easy to access. There is the option to use an infill cushion and transform the U-shaped sofa into a sun pad. Additional seating can be found throughout the boat.

If you plan to take weekend trips, you do have the option to add an aft cabin, which is large in size and can sleep two adults comfortably inside. There is a head included in this cabin as well.

Aft Deck Alternatives

When choosing your 2023 Axopar 45 XC, you will have the option to choose an aft setup for your boat. By offering alternatives to the aft deck area, you can truly customize your boat.

Open Deck

The open deck is what comes standard with the 2023 Axopar 45 XC. If you do not choose an alternative deck, you will receive the standard one.

Aft Sofa

Should you be looking for more seating accommodation, you can choose to have an aft sofa installed here. With the additional seating, you will not have as open of a deck, but you do not sacrifice too much space for the sake of seats.

U-Sofa

If seating is something you want more of, opting for a U-sofa is an excellent option as you can fill in the open deck with a U-shaped sofa and a table creating an entertainment zone for your passengers.

Aft Cabin

As we mentioned above, you can choose to have an additional cabin added to the open deck space. The cabin is large in size and can comfortably sleep two adults. A head is included within the aft cabin.

Additional Features

The 2023 Axopar 45 XC does offer additional features and options that can be added, should you choose.

Engine

The 2023 Axopar 45 XC comes standard with triple Mercury V8 300 Verado engines. These engines are extremely powerful to thrust you across the water. While they do pack a powerful punch in performance, they are quiet and offer minimal vibration, so that you and your passengers can enjoy a nice ride. The engines allow you to reach an optimum cruise speed between 19 to 35 knots in no time. The cruising speed range is optimum for fuel consumption.

Axopar did use an infusion lamination method when they constructed the hull and stringer systems, which has created a boat that is light on the water and thus saves you when it comes to fuel consumption.

It is possible to choose an alternative engine option of twin Yamaha engines that equal 900 horsepower.

Handling on the 2023 Axopar 45 XC is supreme and nothing short of perfect. You will find that you can easily and quickly maneuver the boat in the water without having to feel unsafe about it. The boat does come equipped with an Intelligent Steering Module that allows you to control the trim tabs, bow thruster, and audio. All of these features can be accessed right from the touchscreen housed at the console. Since all of these features are on a touchscreen, you do not have to worry about a bunch of different buttons getting in your way as you try to steer.

Pros

  • Primary cabin and secondary cabin as an option
  • Fold-down bulwark doors
  • Multiple aft deck options available
  • Gullwing doors
  • Standing height shower and head

Pricing and Specifications

Axopar offers limited pricing information on its website. The website does state that the 2023 Axopar 45 XC has a base MSRP of 424,900 Euros. This equates to around $457,000 US dollars.

The price of the 2023 Axopar 45 XC does not include the cost to have it shipped, should you not be located near where there is an authorized dealer. This means that you may have to pay a destination and shipping charge to have the boat delivered to a location in the United States.

While the base MSRP is listed above, this is a reminder that the actual cost of your 2023 Axopar 45 XC will depend on additional factors. Axopar does offer upgrades and optional features and packages to choose from, which will increase the cost of your boat.

For accurate pricing information, it is best to work closely with an authorized dealer.

2023 Axopar 45 XC Specifications

  • Length: 45 feet 7 inches
  • Beam: 13 feet 6 inches
  • Weight (without engines): 15,433 pounds
  • Passengers: 12 to 16
  • Fuel Capacity: 368 gallons
  • Max Horsepower: 900

Warranty

There is no warranty information readily available or listed on Axopar’s website. While the website does not mention anything about a warranty specifically, it is suggested that Axopar does provide a warranty for the boats that it manufactures including the 2023 Axopar 45 XC.

To learn more about Axopar’s warranty, it is best to speak with an authorized dealer. They will be able to review the warranty with you in-depth and discuss what is and is not covered.

Final Thoughts

The 2023 Axopar 45 XC is an amazing boat that has really captivated its fan base and other boaters from all over. There is a bunch packed into this boat that really makes it a great vessel to take out on the water.

With the 45 XC, you can turn a day adventure into a weekend overnighter quickly and easily with the included cabin. With the option to add an additional cabin, you can really get ready for offshore weekends.

Axopar manufactures wonderful boats and the 45 XC is no different. While there is not much information about the offered warranty, the boat is well worth a look at. Speed, performance, and handling are all above expectations.

If you are looking for a new boat and you are ready to take a step outside of your comfort zone and step into luxury, check out the 2023 Axopar 45 XC.

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