2016 Monterey 196MS


Lighthouse Harbor Marina
Stock #
SKU 1592
Length Overall
19' 6"
7' 8"


Dealer Insights

Monterey 196 MS
Mercruiser 4.3L V6 190HP
Karavan Tandem Axle Bunk


This brand new 2016 Monterey 196 MS is powered by a 4.3 L Merc Alpha 190 horsepower engine and has a Titanium Grey hull with an Arctic Ice bottom and Montura graphics. Pull-up cleats, black urethane grab handles with SS inserts, and bow rails are included in the stainless steel package on this beautiful 196 MS. Also featuring a full stand up bimini top with embroidered boot, bow and cockpit covers, and a convenience package, this boat is a must see! The new arena cockpit seating configuration is also displayed in this boat for maximum seating options. Please contact us for more information or stop by our lakefront showroom today to see everything this 2016 196 MS and Lighthouse Harbor Marina has to offer you and your family!


The 196 Montura Series-Bringing you Comfort and Excitement

Show off the uncompromising and elegent style of your 196MS Sport Boat. Standard features include multiple cup holders, a swim ladder for easy boarding access, plenty of bow area seating and storage throughout.

The 196MS is a powerful and chic performance machine, sure to make those around you envious!

  • Adventure Awaits You: Our Montura Series is loaded with abundent standard features such as a sundeck, stainless steel ski tow, telescoping & recessed swim ladder, swim platform, 25 qt. carry on cooler, MP3 adapter, and Jensen AM/FM/USB stereo with Bluetooth & iPod interface & speakers. Add in the optional wakeboard tower and you have everything you need to enjoy your days out on the water!
  • Getting you where you need to be..: A trailer package comes standard with our Montura MS Series. It includes: adjustable winch stand, 13" or 15" bias tires, 4 bunk system, 1200 lb. tongue jack, disc brakes, fully grounded lighting system, LED lights , spring axle with sure lube hubs and swing tongue. Or go for the optional trailer package upgrade to our aluminum or galvanized Trailer Packages! *Trailer Package available for USA and Canada only.
  • Designed With The Driver In Mind: Keeping our captains in mind, we've designed our Montura series especially for you. Standard features include instrumentation with fog resistant gauges and low glare night lighting, power assisted and tilt steering and lighted weatherproof switches. We also offer an optional convenience package which includes compass, depthsounder with shallow water alarm & transom tilt switch.
  • Beam: 7 ft. 8 in. (2.3m)
  • Bridge Clearance W/Tower: 7 ft. 9 in. (2.41m)
  • Deadrise: 19 deg.
  • Draft - Stern Drive Down: 35 in. (88.9cm)
  • Draft - Stern Drive Up: 22 in. (55.8cm)
  • Dry Weight: 3100 lb. (1406 kg)
  • Fuel Capacity: 32 gal. (121.1 L)
  • LOA W/Swim Platform: 19 ft. 6 in. (5.9m)
  • Max Persons W/ Gear Weight: 1675 lb. (760 kg)
  • Max Persons Weight: 1500 lb. (680 kg)
  • Max Power: 225 hp (168 kW)
  • Mooring Cover: Optional
  • Bimini Top w/Embroidered Boot: Optional
  • Bow & Cockpit Cover: Optional
  • Bimini Top For Wakeboard Tower: Optional
  • Cooler, 25 Qt. Carry-On
  • Dash Glove Box, Port Side
  • Drink Holders (5)
  • Grab Handles, Black Urethane w/Stainless Steel Inserts
  • Stereo, Jensen AM/FM/USB W/Bluetooth & iPod Interface & 4 Speakers
  • Storage, In-Floor Ski W/Hatch Cover & Dry Deck
  • Storage, Side Panel
  • Cockpit Carpet, Snap-In: Optional
  • Woven Cockpit Flooring: Optional
  • Stereo Remotes (Helm & Stern): Optional
  • Swim Platform Inlay (SeaDek): Optional
Electrical System
  • Battery Switch, Single, On/Off
  • Battery Tray
  • Weatherproof Electrical System W/Individual Circuit Protection
Engine Compartment
  • Automatic Bilge Pump
  • Fire Port
  • Forced Air Ventilation W/Concealed Vents
  • Gelcoated Bilge & Engine Compartment
Fuel System
  • Double Clamped Fuel Lines
  • Instrumentation W/Fog Resistant Gauges & Low Glare Night Lighting
  • MP3 Adapter
  • Outlet 12V
  • Steering Wheel, Black W/Silver Insert
  • Steering, Power Assisted
  • Steering, Tilt
  • Switches, Lighted Weatherproof
  • Compass: Optional
  • Depthsounder w/Shallow Water Alarm: Optional
  • Transom Tilt Switch: Optional
Hull & Deck
  • Air Assist Chine
  • Barrier Coat, Vinylester
  • Bow & Stern Eyes, Stainless Steel, W/SS Backing Plate
  • Cleats, Stainless Steel (6)
  • Colored Hull Stripe
  • Drain Plug, Brass Garboard
  • Horn, Electric, Flush Mount
  • Lifetime Limited Hull Warranty
  • Lights, Navigation, LED
  • NMMA Certified
  • Rub Rail, Heavy Duty W/Stainless Steel Insert
  • Ski Tow, Stainless Steel
  • Storage, Anchor Under Forward Bow Cushion
  • Swim Ladder, Telescoping & Recessed, Stern W/Fiberglass Hatch
  • Swim Platform, Integral
  • Thru Hulls, Stainless Steel, Above Waterline
  • Transhield Shipping Cover
  • Walk-Thru at Transom
  • Windshield, Onyx, Curved Tempered W/Walk-Thru
Hull/Deck Exterior
  • Colored Hull Bottom (Other Than Arctic Ice): Optional
  • Extreme Graphics: Optional
  • Montura Graphics: Optional
  • Removable Ski Tow Pylon: Optional
  • Wakeboard Tower, Black, Hinged To Fold Down: Optional
  • Wakeboard Tower, White, Hinged To Fold Down: Optional
  • Wakeboard Racks (Requires Wakeboard Tower Option): Optional
  • Stainless Steel Package (Includes Pull-Up Cleats & Bow Rails): Optional
  • Sundeck W/Bucket Seat, Swivel W/Slider, & Flip-Up Bolster (Port & Starboard)
  • Seat Cushions W/Storage Compartments, Bow
  • Bench Seat & Storage
  • Removable Aft Seat Cushion w/Backrest: Optional
  • Portside Forward/Aft Facing Lounger: Optional
  • Battery Charger W/Deck Plug (Domestic Only): Optional
  • Fire Extinguishing System (Domestic Only): Optional
Trailer Package Upgrade-Domestic Only
  • Trailer Package Upgrade-Galvanized; Trailer, Galvanized Tandem Axle, on Welded Tube Frame (Includes: Adjustable Winch Stand, 13" Bias Tires, 4 Bunk System, 1200 lb. Tongue Jack, Disc Brakes (2), Fully Grounded Lighting System, LED Lights, Spring Axle with Sure Lube Hubs, Swing Tongue): Optional
  • Trailer Package Upgrade-Aluminum: Trailer, Aluminum I Beam (Includes: Adjustable Winch Stand, 15" Bias Tires, 4 Bunk System, 1200 lb. Tongue Jack, Disc Brakes, Fully Grounded Lighting System, LED Lights, Stainless Steel Frame Fasteners, Swing Tongue, Torsion Axle with Sure Lube Hubs): Optional
  • Delete Standard Trailer: Optional
Trailer Package-Domestic Only
  • Trailer Package: Trailer, Tandem Axle, Black Powder Coated, on Welded Tube Frame (Includes: Adjustable Winch Stand, 13" Bias Tires, 4 Bunk System, 1200 lb. Tongue Jack, Disc Brakes (2), Fully Grounded Lighting System, LED Lights, Spring Axle with Sure Lube Hubs, Swing Tongue)
Lifetime MVP Warranty: We stand behind every boat we build with the best warranty in the industry - Monterey's MVP - the Most Valuable Protection plan. MVP is a shield that protects the most important elements of your boat. MVP begins with a Lifetime Limited Warranty on your hull and deck, transferable for up to 10 years. No one else can offer protection this strong!



Max HP
225 hp (168 kW)


Length Overall
19 ft. 6 in. (5.9m)
7 ft. 8 in. (2.3m)
Stern Drive Down: 35 in. (88.9cm); Stern Drive Up: 22 in. (55.8cm)
Dry Weight
3100 lb. (1406 kg)
Max Person Capacity
1500 lb. (680 kg)
Fuel Capacity
32 gal. (121.1 L)
Max Carry Load
1675 lb. (760 kg)

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