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Piper Saratoga II HP - PA-32R-301

Performance Specifications


Manufacturer: Lycoming
Model: IO-540-K1G5
Horsepower: 300 hp
Number of Cylinders: 6


Manufacturer: Hartzell
Number of Blades: 3
Type: Constant Speed


Standard Empty/Equipped Weight (*b,c): 2399 lbs/1088 kgs
Standard Useful Load (*a): 1216 lbs/552 kgs
Gross Weight: 3600 lbs/1633 kgs

Wing Area

Wing Area: 178.3 square feet/16.56 square meters


Wing Span: 36.2 feet/11.0 meters
Length: 27.9 feet/8.5 meters
Height: 8.5 feet/2.6 meters
Cabin Length: 124.25 inches/315.6 centimeters
Cabin Width: 48.75 inches/123.8 centimeters
Cabin Height: 42.0 inches/106.7 centimeters

Headroom (seat to ceiling):
Front Seats: 38 inches/96.5 centimeters
Middle Seats: 35.75 inches/90.8 centimeters Rear Seats: 34.5 inches/87.0 centimeters

Fuel Capacity

Usable Fuel: 102 gallons/386 litres

Oil Capacity

Oil Capacity:12 quarts/11.4 litres


Forward Compartment: 7 cubic feet/.2 cubic meters
Aft Compartment: 17.3 cubic feet/.49 cubic meters

Forward Compartment: 100 lbs/45.4 kgs
Aft Compartment: 100 lbs/45.4 kgs

Maximum Speed

TAS at gross Weight: 170 kts/315 kmh

Cruising Speeds

Normal Cruise Speed: 163 kts/302 kmh

Cruise Range

Cruise range includes 45-minute fuel reserve at
cruise power plus allowance for fuel used during
taxi, take-off, climb at MCP, cruise plus descent.

NORMAL Cruise Power: 740 nm/1371 km

Stall Speed

Flaps Down Full 40 degrees: IAS 60 kts/IAS 111 kmh

Service Ceiling

Service Ceiling: 15,588 feet/4752 meters

Take-Off Distance

Ground Roll: 1200 feet/366 meters
Total over 50-foot obstacle: 1800 feet/549 meters

Landing Distance

Ground Roll: 640 feet/195 meters
Total over 50-foot obstacle: 1520 feet/463 meters


*a. Standard Useful load is ramp weight minus standard equipped weight.
*b. The standard empty weight and standard equipped weight are the same.
*c. Standard aircraft per marketing.

Contact the Author: Bruce J. Elig CFII/MEI/ATP