Best Pressure Washer.
New Update: November 2020
From washing cars, to removing graffiti from the sidewalk, a pressure washer is a versatile tool for homeowners.
Today’s models are super affordable and offer a variety of functions.
increased PSI, efficient GPM, lightweight design, auto-shutoff safety
With so many options available, here is my list of the best pressure washer models available.
Prices range between, $119 – $649.
The Best Pressure Washer Reviews
The Sun Joe SPX3000 is an affordable, top rated pressure washer.
As an electric pressure washer it’s a high capacity model for homeowners ~ it offers strong pressure with consistent water delivery.
PSI: 2,030 (pounds per sq. in.)
GPM: 1.74 (gallons per min)
Sun Joe SPX3000 includes dual detergent tanks which make it easy to fill with soap.
IMO it’s the best electric pressure washer for home use ~ washing cars, wood decks, vinyl, driveways, etc.
For added power it includes five quick-connect nozzles.
Lots of positive buyer reviews w/ affordable price.
The Simpson Megashot is the best pressure washer with gas engine.
Fairly expensive, but it comes with a Honda GC190 engine that shoots water at a rate of 2.5 gallons per min.
Power: 3,200 PSI
Capacity: 2.50 GPM
The Megashot 3200 model is designed w/ a welded steel frame. As a heavy-duty model it’s surprisingly lightweight – weighs only 55 pounds!
Buyers also love its user-friendly controls. As a versatile pressure washer, the Simpson Megashot includes five attachable nozzles for any type of job.
It’s also super easy to start ~ it’s one of the few that include push-start ignition!
Expensive, but the best pressure washer for versatility.
The Generac SpeedWash pressure washer is available in multiple PSI options.
One of the most popular online, it comes equipped w/ a 196cc engine for heavy-duty usage (if needed).
Power: 2900 – 3300 PSI
Capacity: 2.70 GPM
Includes 4 quick-change nozzle tips for added power. Buyers love the turbo nozzle ~ great for removing dirt or grime from cement, driveways, or equipment.
Generac SpeedWash “Soap Blaster” is effective for penetrating tough stains on hard surfaces.
Super user-friendly, the PowerDial makes it easy to adjust pressure settings.
Lots of positive buyer reviews, but a little expensive.
The PowerBoss is a powerful washer with 3100 PSI and 2.4 GPM.
Equipped w/ 25 ft. pressure hose, detergent tank + high-pressure nozzles.
Offered in three sizes:
2800 PSI: 2.30 GPM
3100 PSI: 2.80 GPM
3300 PSI: 2.70 GPM
Super versatile model that can be used for light or heavy duty use. It comes with a 1-gallon detergent tank — buyers say it’s super easy to add soaps or detergents.
Buyers say it is one of the best pressure washer models on the market, but the downside is that it is often sold out.
Easy set up for a heavy-duty pressure washer ~ set up takes only 10-20 mins!
Expensive, but has lots of happy buyer reviews.
The Sun Joe SPX3501 comes with powerful 13 AMP motor that delivers a 2300 PSI stream.
It’s one of the best electric pressure washers for versatility — powerful enough for hard surfaces or washing your car.
Power: 2300 PSI
Capacity: 1.48 GPM
Includes five quick-connect nozzles for various jobs:
pavement, washing the car, removing paint
Also comes w/ 1-gal detergent tank — you can add soap or cleaning oils.
It is a very affordable washer w/ lots of positive buyer reviews.
Simpson Powershot 3300 pressure washer is equipped with the Honda GX200 engine.
Designed with welded steel frame, it is a heavy duty gas pressure washer — perfect for commercial use or residential.
Power: 3300 PSI
Output: 2.5 GPM
For a commercial-size gas pressure washer, it’s fairly versatile.
Simpson PS3228-S includes five quick connect nozzle tips and ergonomic spray gun — along with a 25 ft. abrasion resistant hose, it provides a lot of reach for most jobs.
Easy push-start ignition makes it one of the best pressure washer units for homeowners.
Buyers say it’s great for removing paint or cleaning hard surfaces such as sidewalks and parking lots.
Also ideal for:
steel equipment, fences, concrete, graffiti, or washing cement/brick walls
The DeWalt gas pressure washer is equipped w/ Honda GX390 OHV engine.
It is a high-powered washer making it very versatile — wash your car or remove paint from the sidewalk!
Pressures: 3200 – 4200 PSI
Gallons Per Min: 4.0 GPM
Buyers say it’s excellent for cleaning hard surfaces:
driveways, sidewalks, steel components
Comes w/ quick connect nozzles additionally help clean your surfaces faster + maneuver this machine through tight spaces.
DeWalt is not as popular as others on my list.
However it has received good reviews and has a better price point compared to the Simpson gas pressure washer (MegaShot and Powershot models).
The Karcher K2000 is very similar to the Sun Joe SPX3000 (although slightly more expensive).
As an electric pressure washer it includes dual detergent tanks — very easy to adding soap or sanitizer.
Pressure: 2000 PSI
Gallons Per Min: 1.3 GPM
Karcher K2000 is great for washing cars — simple to add soap and easy to clean the tanks.
Buyers also love the on/off foot switch. You’re able to easily turn the electric pressure washer on or off by stepping on the foot pedal (other models usually have a switch on the body)
Good choice if you’re looking for an affordable electric pressure washer to do basic jobs around the house.
The Annovi Reverberi (AR) is the ideal for washing vehicles.
It comes w/ a universal motor and pump which delivers a more powerful stream.
Power: 2000 PSI
Capacity: 1.4 GPM (gallons per min)
Buyers love that it’s very easy to set up straight out-of-the-box.
Not as powerful as others on my list — however, it’s perfect for basic household jobs: wood decks, home sidings, mowers, vehicles, and patio furniture.
Annovi Reverberi is one of the top selling electric pressure washers online.
It is affordable w/ lots of positive reviews.
#10.) PowRyte Elite 3500 PSI
The PowRyte Elite includes 26 ft. hose and four quick-connect spray tips for various jobs.
Offered in two sizes:
3000 PSI: 1.80 GPM
3500PSI: 1.90 GPM
Most popular appears to be the 3500 PSI because it’s relatively the same price.
Both models include a built-in detergent tank — easily add soaps or oils.
Ideal for multiple scenarios:
washing car, boat, wood decks, home siding, outdoor furniture
Not the strongest, but very affordable + strong buyer reviews.
Notable 1 – Generac Gas Pressure Washer Kit
The Generac gas powered washer comes in multiple sizes, 3,100 to 4,200 PSI.
Most popular comes w/ 302cc engine and 3.6 GPM output.
Buyers say it is good for cleaning hard surfaces:
sidewalks, driveways, machinery, hard steel appliances
Power pressure washer weighs 129 pounds and is designed with ergonomic tires for mobility (very portable washer!)
The Generac pressure washers are expensive, but lots of positive buyer reviews.
Notable 2 – Powerstroke Gas Pressure Washer
The PowerStroke comes w/ 150cc engine (smaller than others).
Buyers like the moderate 2200 PSI and 2.5 GPM output — it is smaller power makes it a safer washer for basic jobs.
Also very lightweight, only 32 pounds + includes wheels for mobility.
There are multiple nozzles for household jobs:
washing cars, cleaning steel components, washing driveways
PowerStroke is a very affordable model.
Notable 3 – Briggs Pressure Washer Reviews
The Briggs & Stratton Gas Washer is equipped w/ 190cc engine.
Fairly powerful, it delivers 2.5 GPM with strength of 3,100 PSI.
What’s unique is the 1-button push start — no need to worry about choking, priming or pulling a cord.
Very durable, it’s made of an all-steel base.
- Engine: 190cc OHV
- Power: 3,100 PSI
- Flow: 2.5 GPM
- Washer sizes: 5
- 2200 PSI (1.9 gpm) ; 2800 PSI (2.1 gpm)
- 3100 PSI (2.5 gpm) ; 3100 QuietSense