CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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Generac GP17500E

Reasons to buy Generac GP17500E:

  • button icon Inbuilt with an automatic idle control system
  • button icon Uses a powerful Generac's OHVI engine
  • button icon Starts 26250 watts at and runs at 17500 watts
  • button icon Very large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity
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Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has 6250 starting watts and 5000 running watts which makes it a powerful machine.
  • button icon It is good for emergency power backup.
  • button icon Has covered outlets.
  • button icon It has reliable power.
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, effortless to move from one place to another for emergency power supply

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

No

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Takes up to 10 hours after a 1/2 fuel load

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

No

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Non CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is designed with Cold Start Technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Hassle free starting method – electric start using the on/off switch that is placed on the engine without any complicated steps

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

A large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity – delivers fuel for extended running

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Multi-purpose generator that can be used both indoors and outdoors to deliver emergency power.

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tool at the same time

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Heavy duty - delivers enough energy to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can provide power for large appliances and small electronics

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Framed for durability – features a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle that provides strength and is long lasting

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Recoil start method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Outlets include - 120/240V 30-Amp (L14-30R) and 50-Amp (14-50R) plus receptacles

Yes

(One)- 120/240V 30A locking outlet and (four)- 120V 20A GFCI outlets

Portable

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

It is a portable device which makes it easy to be transported

Weight

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Moves using a 12 inch pneumatic wheel type. Can climb raised surfaces

Yes

NA

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

An integrated lifting eye handle – attached to the frame for easy lifting and movement

Yes

Has foldaway handles and never flat tires which enables you to move your power to where you need it with ease

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1 year warranty for commercial engine and 2 years for consumer engine

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Power cords, cold weather kits, covers and amp tents, inlet boxes and wheel kits

Yes

Oil funnel, wheel kit

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Built with a low oil alert system. Alerts you when oil is reaching minimum in the 16 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Shuts down on its own to prevent engine damage on low oil

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Has a powerful engine speed of 3600 RPM - Features a panel mounted hour meter that makes it simple to keep tract of run time and maintenance intervals - Multipurpose generator that is built for job sites, camps among others and home backup power supply - Uses a large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt fuel gauge - Electric starting method with a simple button push and 12 VDC 36665-CCA battery included - It is a portable generator with a 12 inch pneumatic wheels and integrated lifting eye handle for transportation - Has a full pressure lubrication ability with an automatic low oil shutdown to prevent engine damage - It is RV ready through multiple outlets and automatic idle control system - Heavy duty enough to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances - Framed for durability using a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle

Yes

• Has champion Support Which Includes a 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It is designed with a Volt Guard built-in surge protector which prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • It runs up to 9 hours at 50 percent load when tank is full.

Cons

Generac GP17500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Not built with a voltmeter - It is Non CARB complaint - This engine doesn’t have dual fuel ability - Cannot be solar charged - Uses only one type of fuel source which is gasoline - Cold start technology is not included - Very heavy to lift in areas where wheels cannot maneuver on like stairs

Yes

• It is noisy during operations. • It does not have an oil in box.

Overall Winner

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