Top 10 Best Power Washers of 2016 – Reviews

A good power washer makes cleaning jobs around the house so much easier. It can help you clean anything from cars and motorcycles to fences or gutters with relative ease. You can also use power washers to clean patios, decking and wheelie bins, or even garden furniture, getting them to look as if they were new. A simple internet search is enough to show you just what these amazing power washers are capable of, yet there are so many of them to choose from.

It is extremely important to know just what use you would have for such a device were you to buy one, as each comes equipped with a particular set of functions and capabilities. To make things easier, we put together a list of the ten best power washers on the market right now to help you through.


10Karcher K 2.300 1600PSI 1.25GPM Electric Pressure Washer

amazon buttonThe K 2.300 is perfect for small cleaning jobs around the house. While some power washers are fairly large, the K 2.300 is compact, flexible, and robust. This makes it easier to transport and maneuver, a mobility that comes in handy when dealing with spots that are hard to reach. This power washer is firmly encased in hard non-breakable plastic which protects the pump unit and the drive train against any form of external damage and a variety of extremely useful features.

9AR Blue Clean AR390SS Cold Water Electric Pressure Washer

amazon buttonEquipped with a powerful electric motor capable of generating 2000 PSI, this power washer will provide you with about 40 times more water pressure than an average garden hose. Furthermore, if you attach the Turbo Nozzle it comes with, you can actually increase the output pressure up to 50 percent. It also comes with a detergent tank that facilitates the use of soap during cleaning, while its swivel garden hose adapter allows you to perform low-pressure cleaning jobs.

8Karcher K 3.540 X-Series Electric Pressure Washer

amazon buttonThe K 3.540 from Karcher combines water-cooled technology with a very powerful induction motor to deliver superior performance and an overall longer life. It comes equipped with a DirtBlaster spray wand, a quick-connect water inlet and outlet, integrated accessory storage, a Vario power Spray (VPS) wand, a quick-connect trigger gun with child safety lock, and a 25-foot high-pressure hose for greater mobility.

7AR Blue Clean AR112 1,600 PSI 1.58 GPM Electric Hand Carry Pressure Washer

amazon buttonIt may seem a bit small in size, but the AR Blue Clean AR112 is one of the highest quality high-pressure power washers out there. This particular washer uses a 3 axial-piston wobble plate pump, a long-lasting induction motor, gun-wand assembly with a fully adjustable spray head, and a series of other useful features like a detergent tank, a water filter, a high-pressure hose, and a detergent injector kit.

6Generac 6602 OneWash 4-In-1 Gas Powered Residential Pressure Washer

amazon buttonThis power washer is equipped with the Generac 212cc OHV engine, which is the largest, most powerful engine in its class. To make better use of this powerful engine, the Generac 6602 uses a high-end PowerDial Variable-Pressure Control unit that easily adjusts the intensity of the spray to clean a multitude of surfaces with just a single easy-to-use control feature. It also features a consolidated control panel, meaning that all its controls are located in a single location for convenience.

5Simpson PS3228-S PowerShot Gas Pressure Washer

amazon buttonBuilt with a welded steel frame, a steel engine plate, and a steel axle with pneumatic tires, the Simpson PS3228-S provides strength and maneuverability of the highest standards. It is equipped with a pro-style steel spray wand with 5 stainless steel quick connect nozzle tips for greater maneuverability and comfort, while its powerful AAA industrial triplex plunger pump with ceramic coated pistons with PowerBoost technology delivers an impressive 3200 PSI.

4Karcher K 5.540 X-Series 2000PSI 1.4GPM Electric Pressure Washer

amazon buttonKarcher K 5.540 has a patented water-cooled motor built to last up to 5 times more than usual power washer motors. It also comes with a Vario Power Wand that allows you to quickly switch between detergent cleaning to high-pressure spraying at any time. We should also point out that it comes with an onboard detergent tank that makes soap-based cleaning much easier. You simply fill the detergent tank, attach the VPS spray wand, select the appropriate pressure settings, and proceed with the cleaning.

3Simpson MSH3125-S MegaShot Gas Engine Pressure Washer

amazon buttonEquipped with a premium Honda OHC engine built to provide optimum performance in the harshest of environments, you will have no problems starting this particular gas-powered power washer in bad weather. As for the actual washing, it uses an OEM Technologies axial cam pump with PowerBoost to deliver 3100 PSI of pure pressure. This is facilitated by its pro-style steel spray wand with 5 quick connect nozzle tips.

2Sun Joe SPX3000 2030 PSI 1.76 GPM Electric Pressure Washer

amazon buttonThe Pressure Joe SPX3000 is designed to accomplish a variety of cleaning tasks from homes, cars, and trucks to boats, driveways, decks, and lawn equipment. This power washer benefits from a powerful 1800-watt 14.5 amp motor that generates up to 2030 PSI with a 1.76 GPM water flow. You can also switch between different detergent easily via a detergent selection dial while its 34-inch extension spray wand allows you to reach areas you normally wouldn’t.

1AR Blue Clean AR383 1,900 PSI 1.5 GPM 14 Amp Electric Pressure Washer

amazon buttonThe AR Blue Clean AR383 is a powerful cold water electric pressure washer like no other. It comes equipped with a rotary nozzle and TSS standard, a fully adjustable spray head, a detergent tank, a water filter, a detergent injector kit, a high-pressure hose, and much more. It also features an automatic safety valve with low pressure by-pass for low-pressure cleaning. Although constructed of copper, aluminum, and plastic, this particular power washer is surprisingly sturdy and strong. All things considered, you aren’t likely to find a better power washer in this price range.