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2023 Centurion Fi23 Review

Known for their high performance boats, Centurion has once again really hit the mark with the 2023 Fi23. This boat has a fresh, new, sleek design, an updated interior, and a remade running surface.

This boat is definitely not for the weak and is designed for one purpose and one purpose only – performance. The design engineers were focused on making sure that this boat delivers when it comes to wake, surf, and ride. You can expect any avid, and even newcomer, water sports fan to absolutely love this boat.

Centurion is not just a boat; it is the brand that boats should be made of. The manufacturer works hard to deliver in the areas of performance and style to meet the needs of their deal customer. From superior handling to premium power on the water, you are sure to never be disappointed, especially when it comes to the new 2023 Fi23.

Let’s take a deeper look at what this boat really has to offer you!

Interior and Accessories

The interior of the Fi23 is sure to get you excited with a single glance. Boaters will enjoy the look and feel of the Corvette-styled steering wheel, which allows for maximum comfort and grip while out on the water. In addition to the steering wheel, the boat comes equipped with a PANO side-by-side HD touch vision dash system. This system includes two 12 inch by 4 inch screens that allow you to control your boat with the touch of a button.

With seating for 14 people, you can take your family or group of friends out on the water to party like there is no tomorrow. The customizable seating also makes this boat a dream come true as it is equipped with a sliding rear bench and optional flip-up lean back seats. The sleek and low profile design allows all passengers and the captain to look at the water without any obstructions making for a nice and enjoyable ride.

An optional power tower is available and with the single push of a button, you can instantly raise or lower it. This is an ideal feature for anyone who regularly crosses under bridges or wants to store their boat in their garage.

Jamming out to tunes is not difficult either as the Fi23 packs a real sound punch with the installed WetSounds and Roswell Stereo system.

Here are some other notable accessories and features on the Fi23:

  • Rearview camera
  • Water sports options
  • Power driver’s seat
  • Quick launch feature
  • Docking lights

Engine

As we mentioned, high performance is what Centurion focuses on when it comes to their boats. The Fi23 is designed to provide you with the maximum amount of ride, surf, and wake to meet all your needs.

The standard engine equipped on the Fi23 is the GM Marine Freshwater Cooled L96 6.0L. The manufacturer does offer upgraded versions of the engine to include saltwater options for those who do not boat in freshwater.

Pros

  • Available in 37 gel coat colors
  • Customizable seating
  • Comfortable and spacious interior
  • Creates unbeatable wakes and waves

Cons

  • Bow thruster could be more powerful

Pricing and Specifications

The 2023 Centurion Fi23 has a base MSRP price of $149,688. The actual cost of the boat can vary significantly based on different factors such as upgrades, location, dealer fees, and the like. The manufacturer does offer a number of different additional upgrades that can be added to any Fi23 boat package. The cost of these upgrades ranges from a couple of hundred dollars up to thousands of dollars.

The best way to determine the price of the Fi23 you want is to contact your local dealer to get a price quote.

To determine if the Fi23 will meet your needs, check out some of its specifications below:

  • Length: 23’
  • Beam: 102”
  • Weight: 5,300 pounds
  • Weight on a trailer: 6,900 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 89 gallons
  • Seating: 14 people
  • Standard torque: 409 feet per pound
  • Max torque: 500 feet per pound

Warranty

Centurion offers a warranty on their boats which means a 2023 Centurion Fi23 will come with a warranty. Centurion provides their customers with a lifetime warranty on both the hull and deck of the boat. In addition to the lifetime warranty, Centurion also provides a five-year warranty that covers parts, workmanship, hardware, and materials. Also included is the audio system, electronics system, flooring, upholstery, instrumentation, and gel coat.

Final Thoughts

The Centurion Fi23 is an excellent boat in its class and notably performs at some of the highest levels making it an ideal choice for any wake sports individual. The boat itself offers many specific wake boat benefits including a smoother rough water ride, long pushy surf wave, hefty seating capacity, and 5,250 pounds of ballast.

Boaters will find that the Fi23 is easy to maneuver out on the water, even when towing on the back of it. The touchscreen dash makes it easy to put the boat into gear and ride the waves.

From the interior to the exterior, the Fi23 is a great choice for anyone who wants to partake in water sports out on the water. Centurion also offers a hefty warranty on the boat, so you will know your investment is protected.

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