2018 Ranger RT 178

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In Stock
Clark Marine Sales, LLC
Primary Color
Metallic silver
Stock #
Not Applicable
RT 178
Length Overall
17' 8"
7' 8"
Fuel Type
Engine Type
Outboard 4 Stroke
Engine Make
Engine Model
60 ELPT 4-stroke
Engine Year
# of Engines
Hull Type
Trailer Type
Bunk Trailer
# of Axles



New 2018 Ranger RT 178 with Mercury 60 4-stroke. These boats are extremely well designed and built with many fisherman friendly features and tons of storage space. They ride and fish GREAT! They are very stable when fishing. Please check out a Ranger aluminum boat before you purchase any other brand.

Standard features on a 2018 Ranger RT 178 include: a bilge pump, a 12 volt accessory outlet, no feedback steering, flush mounted remote throttle control, 6 gauge trolling motor wiring, all aluminum floors and decks, divided livewell (rear deck) with timer, custom fiberglass console with flush mounted depthfinder, tachometer, speedometer, fuel gauge, trim gauge and easy touch switching, lockable rod storage, bow trim and navigation light switches, recessed trolling motor foot pedal, rod bungee straps, removable cooler, upright and level flotation, foam filled one piece construction, aluminum transom with pultruded fiberglass reinforcement, integrated drink holders, 4 tie cleats, built in horn assembly, custom fitted marine upholstery - driver / passenger bucket seating with center fold down and two matching fishing seats, metallic urethane paint with custom Ranger graphics, painted gunnel and hull side with natural aluminum bottom, oversized tackle organizer storage boxes and passenger grab handles. The boat is N.M.M.A. certified.

Options on this boat include a center coin box between the driver and passenger seats (a new option for 2018), a Lowrance Hook 7 color GPS / down imaging unit, MinnKota Maxxum 70, 24 volt variable speed trolling motor, auto bilge pump, 6 x 3 bank on-board battery charger, aluminum wheels on the trailer and a spare tire with matching aluminum wheel.

Color: Silver metallic.

Following is a link to an informative video that we created on a new, Ranger RT 178 -

The color and options on the

boat in this video are different than the 2018, silver metallic, RT

178 that we have in stock. However, the boats will have the same

layout, construction and standard features.)

The custom built Ranger Trail trailer comes standard with Road Armor, a swing jack, a swing away tongue, leaf spring axle, 13" directional painted wheels, integrated load guides and waterproof lights. The trailer is also N.M.M.A. certified. The garage length on the trailer with the tongue swung away is approximately 20'10". The width with the boat on the trailer is approximately 95".

The boat comes with a cranking battery, two trolling motor batteries, an aluminum prop, trailer tie downs and a motor toter (motor support device). A depthfinder and/or trolling motor upgrade or exchange is available.

Clark Marine Sales is proud to partner with high school and college fishing team members. We offer a high school and college fishing team retail purchase rebate on any new Ranger boat. To be eligible for the program the student angler must be on a college or high school fishing team and fish a sanctioned college or high school series. (To be eligible for the retail purchase rebate the buyer must be the legal guardian, parent or grandparent of the student angler.) This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Clark Marine Sales incentive or rebate offer.

Why should you buy your next boat from Clark Marine Sales? We have been in business since 1980 and our goal is to offer you a wonderful experience from start to finish plus great service for years to come. Our location is convenient and easy to find, 2 minutes off I-65, at exit # 61, Peytonsville Road, in Franklin, TN (about 20 minutes south of Nashville).

We have been a Ranger boats dealer since 2011. Starting in 2011 and in every year since we have been awarded a Ranger “Top 100” dealer. We keep a great selection of new Ranger fiberglass and aluminum boats in stock.

We were awarded the Triton Boats Dealer of the Year (the largest dealer in the country), for 2014, and we were near the top of the list in 2015, 2016 and 2017!

We are also very proud that Mercury has awarded us their Dealer Congress Award and a Service CSI Award for outstanding customer service and satisfaction. Our current Mercury C.S.I. score is 99%, which we think speaks volumes.

Many of our customers have purchased numerous boats from us and we are very honored and appreciative that they have entrusted us with their repeat business.

We have a state-of-the-art, five-acre marine complex with a paved parking lot and camera security. We are fortunate to have very low employee turnover - the average tenure of each of our staff members is almost 14 years. As a result, all of our employees are knowledgeable and experienced and each one knows that our success depends on how well we take care of you, our customer. Complete customer satisfaction is our goal!

Please take a minute to visit our website at clarkmarine dot com. There you can learn more about us, see actual photos of our new and used inventory (not just representative photos), get directions to us and we encourage you to read some of the mail that our customers have sent to us (click here). Our customers say it much better than we can!

Do you need financing for your new or “new to you” boat? Just complete a secure credit application here and we will take it from there.

Do you have a boat you need to trade? That’s no problem, we gladly take trade-in boats. Please fill out our trade-in evaluation form here and we will be glad to give you an estimate for your boat.

Do you have a boat you would like to sell? We have a consignment program that makes the sales process super easy for you. Please click here for details.

We keep a great selection of marine parts and accessories in stock. We also have a full service, on-site rigging shop – please contact us to discuss how we can rig your boat just the way you want it!

We offer new fishing and pleasure boats from: Ranger (fiberglass and aluminum), Triton (fiberglass and aluminum) and SeaArk plus Ranger and Veranda pontoons. We carry and service Mercury and Yamaha outboard engines. Whether it’s a deck boat, high performance bass boat, crappie boat, aluminum boat, fishing boat, pleasure or fishing pontoon, triple log pontoon, utility boat, jon boat or hunting boat, we have the boat to meet your needs. We have delivered boats to as far away as Vermont and have had customers come from as far away as California to purchase their boat from us. We can arrange delivery to you! (Please call or e-mail for delivery charges). We are well worth the trip whether you are traveling from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Alabama, Kentucky, Arkansas, Mississippi, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, the Florida panhandle, Chattanooga, Nashville, Knoxville, Clarksville, Jackson or Memphis, Tennessee.

Please follow us on Twitter (@Clark_Marine) and Facebook (Clark Marine Sales).

We buy clean, used boats (2008 and newer)!

Thank you for your interest! Please contact us if you have any questions or if we can be of assistance in any way. We look forward to serving you!


  • Hull Length: 17 ft. 8 in.
  • Beam: 92 in.
  • Overall Beam w/Rubrail: 93 1/2 in.
  • Max Horsepower: 75
  • Engine Shaft Length: 20 in.
  • Side Depth: 21 in.
  • Hull Thickness: .100 in.
  • Bottom Width: 64 in.
  • Fuel Capcity: 21 gal.
  • Approximate Boat Weight: 1075 lb.
  • Total Persons: 4

Rod Box Lengths

  • Port: 8 ft.


  • Trailer GVWR: SM2720 lb.
  • Approx. Length on Trailer w/Motor Down***: 22 ft. 8 in.
  • Approx. Length on Trailer w/Swing Away Tongue Open***: 20 ft. 10 in.
  • Width on Trailer: 95 in.



Max HP


92 in.
Dry Weight
1075 lb.
Max Person Capacity
Fuel Capacity
21 gal.