Top 5 Portable Generators of 2018

Based on consumer and professional reviews

Pulsar 2000iS

Pulsar PG2000iS 2000W Peak 1600W Rated Portable Gas-Powered Inverter Generator


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Pulsar 2000iS Pulsar 2000iS digital, inverter generator. Ideal for outdoor power and entertainment with just 59 dB of noise!
2000W peak, 1600W rated

Features a stable since wave to use with sensitive electronic equipment

Sleek impact resistant design

80cc OHV engine

Runs 8 hours at 1/2 load

Operating noise ~59 decibels

2-AC 120V 13A outlets, 1-12V DC 8A outlet, 1-5V DC USA outlet

Circuit breakers

Low oil indicator with low oil shutdown

Fuel tank size: 1.18GAL./4.5L

Includes 12V charging cable, spark plug wrench, 10W30 oil bottle(350ml), and funnel

Win the battle against pet hair

Sweeps corners and along walls

Honda EU2200i

Honda EU2200i 2200W 120-Volt Portable Inverter Generator with Companion and Parallel Cables


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Honda EU2200i Honda Power Equipment sets a new standard in portable power with the introduction of an all-new EU2200i inverter generator.
Engine - GXR120

Displacement - 121cc

Compression Ratio - 8.5:1

Engine Speed - 4000 rpm – 4500 rpm (with Eco Throttle® switch off)

Colling System - Forced Air

AC Output - 120V / 2200W max. (18.3A); 120 / 1800W rated (15A)

Receptacles - 20A 120V Duplex

DC Output - 12V, 100W (8.3A)

Starting System - Recoil

Fuel Tank Capacity (gal/L) - 0.95 US gal/3.6 L

Engine Oil Capacity (oz. / L) - 14 oz. /0.44 L

Run Time per Tankful - 3.2 hours @ rated load; 8.1 hours @ ¼ load

Dimensions (L x W x H - in./mm) - 20 inches x 11.4 inches x 16.7 inches / 509 mm x 290 mm x 425 mm

Noise Level - 62 dB @ rated load and 53 dB @ ¼ load

Dry Mass (lbs. / kg) - 46.5 lbs. / 21.1 kg

Wet Weight (lbs. / kg) - 53.6 lbs. / 24.04 kg

Oil Alert® - Yes

Ignition System - Full transistor

Eco Throttle® - Yes

Residential Warranty - 3 Years

Commercial Warranty - 3 Years


Champion 3100-Watt RV Ready Portable Inverter Generator with Wireless Remote Start


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Champion 3100 The Champion Power Equipment 100204 3100-Watt Portable Inverter Generator is the perfect combination of versatility and convenience whether you need power for your home, RV or project
Dual Fuel - Operate your 3100-watt portable generator right out of the box on either gasoline or propane.

The unit holds 0.6-quarts of oil (included) and has a low oil shut-off sensor

3-Position Ignition Switch - Battery included along with Champion’s Smart Charger.

Ultra-Quiet Operation - 58 dBA.

Clean Power - RV Ready with a 120V 30A RV, plus two 120V 20A household outlets with clean electricity.

WEN 56200i

WEN 56200i Super Quiet 2000-Watt Portable Inverter Generator, CARB Compliant


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WEN 56200i The WEN 2,000 Watt Inverter Generator produces clean energy free of voltage spikes and drops without making all of the noise of a regular generator
Engine - 4-stroke OHV single cylinder with forced air cooling system

Displacement - 79.7 cc

Rated Amperage - 13.3 A

Run Time at Half Load - 6 Hours

Running Wattage - 1600 W

Surge Wattage - 2000 W

Fuel Tank Capacity - 1 Gallon

Shipping Dimensions L x W x H (inches) - 22-1/4 x 12 x 19-1/4

Shipping Weight (lbs) - 54.4

DuroMax XP12000EH

DuroMax XP12000EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator


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DuroMax XP12000EH Offering power and versatility, the XP12000EH is the dual fuel generator you've been missing.
Dual Fuel Technology allows Generator to be run on Propane or Gas.

Heavy duty frame with four point fully isolated motor mounts for smooth quiet operation.

Full power panel with oil warning light, volt meter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Run Time Propane - Up to 8 Hours at 1/2-Load on 40 lb. Tank

Quiet Muffler reduces engine noise.

Full EPA and CARB Compliance allows for operation in all 50 States

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