Best Backpack Leaf Blower 2020.
Backpack leaf blowers, whether residential or commercial use are the perfect option for clearing large areas.
Newest models include top features such as increased torque, lightweight feel, and lower emissions (more eco-friendly).
Leaf blowers offer high air volume up to 800 CFM and blowing speeds, 175 – 250 MPH.
Models on my is cost from, $199 to $599.
- Husqvarna Backpack Leaf Blower
- Poulan PR48BT Backpack Blower
- Powerworks Backpack Blower Reviews
- Makita Backpack Leaf Blowers
- Echo PB-755ST Blower Reviews
- Husqvarna 130BT Blower Reviews
The Best Backpack Leaf Blowers
The Husqvarna backpack blower 350BT is the best backpack leaf blower under $400.
As a versatile model it can be used for commercial or residential use ~ it offers good air speed and velocity for heavy-duty use.
Max Air Volume: 495 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 180 MPH
New X-Torq engine drastically reduces harmful exhaust emission and offers 20% better fuel efficiency.
Husqvarna backpack leaf blower weighs 22.5 pounds – powerful for its weight and compact, making it easy to stow away.
Buyers say it is easy to carry, especially with the integrated harness and new hip belt.
Good price and powerful option!
The Poulan PR48BT blows right through wet or heavy leaves.
It comes with a powerful 48cc 2-stroke engine – great for large piles in fall!
Max Air Volume: 475 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 200 MPH
Features include cruise control, easy speed throttle, and back/shoulder adjustable harness.
You can even use it for removing clumps of grass, clearing mulch, or blasting sand off hard surfaces.
Lots of positive buyer reviews — many say they were shocked how much wind speed the Poulan backpack leaf blower generates.
Downside is the expensive price tag.
The Powerworks is one of the best backpack blower models for homeowners.
It features long battery life up to 27-minutes and weighs only 14 pounds!
Max Air Volume: 540 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 140 MPH
Buyers love that anyone can use it. Since it is not gas-fueled, the Powerworks 60v is the best backpack blower for safety.
For easy-use, the Powerworks backpack blower features an electric battery start – simply attach the battery, push the start button and it is ready to go!
The cruise control is good for maintaining speed and battery efficiency.
While it is not as heavy duty as the Husqvarna backpack blower models, the Powerworks 60v is good for 1-3 acre yards.
Newer model, but good buyer reviews online!
The Makita backpack leaf blower is a true commercial leaf blower
Extremely powerful, it is equipped w/ an automatic engine decompression, making it very easy to start.
Max Air Volume: 706 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 206 MPH
Makita backpack leaf blower is powered by a 75.6cc (3.8 HP) engine.
Other features include anti-vibration mount + muffler which keeps the noise below 76 dBA.
Downside is the expensive price tag.
The Echo backpack leaf blower PB-755ST generates the strongest wind speed on my list.
It comes with 63.3cc 2-stroke engine.
Max Air Volume: 756 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 234 MPH
Weights 30 pounds, but buyers say it is very comfortable to carry.
Vented padding on the backrest and shoulder straps make it the best backpack blower for summer.
Buyers say the Echo backpack blower engine starts on the first pull.
Expensive, but it also the highest ratings from buyers.
The 130BT is the best Husqvarna leaf blower for homeowners.
FYI: Husqvarna 350BT (listed above) is more powerful and mostly a commercial backpack blower.
Good homeowner model, the 130 is relatively lightweight weighing only 22.5 pounds.
Similar to other Husqvarna backpack blowers, it is designed with X-Torq Engine — fuel efficient and low emissions.
Max Air Volume: 360 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 145 MPH
Buyers love its long battery power — runs for 2-3 hours continuously (on a single charge).
Looking at reviews, the Husqvarna blower is the best backpack leaf blower for professional landscapers.
Medium price and solid performance.
** I will add #7-10 to best backpack blower reviews soon!