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Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Generator reviews. We review different types of Generators. Our Generator reviews will help you decide what Generator is best for you.

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Generator Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsGenerac GP5500 5939 Reviews
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Generac GP5500 5939
Type: Portable generators
Summary: This Generac portable generator is gasoline-powered and is rated for 5,500 watts. It has:
• fuel shutoff
• low-oil shutoff
• 5 power outlets
 
 
The Generac GP5500 5939 Generator has the following features: Claimed output (watts), Fuel type, Weight (lbs.), Fuel shutoff, Low-oil shutoff, Fuel gauge, Hour meter, Wheels, Fuel capacity and No. of power outlets.
ratingsGenerac 6237 Reviews
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Generac 6237
Type: Small stationary generators
Summary: This Generac small stationary generator is natural gas- or propane-powered and is rated for 7,000 (natural gas) and 8,000 (propane) watts. It has:
• electric start
• fuel shutoff
• low-oil shutoff
 
 
The Generac 6237 Generator has the following features: Claimed output (watts), Fuel type, Fuel shutoff, Low-oil shutoff, Electric start, Hour meter, Low-oil shutoff has indicator light and Fuel capacity.
ratingsPredator 68529 Reviews
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Predator 68529
Type: Portable generators
Summary: This Predator Portable generator is gasoline-powered and is rated for 5500 watts. It has:
• fuel shutoff
• low-oil shutoff
• 5 power outlets
 
 
The Predator 68529 Generator has the following features: Claimed output (watts), Fuel type, Weight (lbs.), Fuel shutoff, Low-oil shutoff, Fuel gauge, Low-oil shutoff has indicator light, Wheels, Fuel capacity and No. of power outlets.
ratingsGenerac LP5500 Reviews
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Generac LP5500
Type: Portable generators
Summary: This Generac portable generator is propane-powered and is rated for 5,500 watts. It has:
• fuel shutoff
• low-oil shutoff
• 5 power outlets
 
 
The Generac LP5500 Generator has the following features: Claimed output (watts), Fuel type, Weight (lbs.), Fuel shutoff, Low-oil shutoff, Hour meter, Wheels, Fuel capacity and No. of power outlets.
ratingsPowerStroke PS906025 Reviews
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PowerStroke PS906025
Type: Portable generators
Summary: This PowerStroke portable generator is gasoline-powered and is rated for 6,000 watts. It has:
• fuel shutoff
• low-oil shutoff
• 5 power outlets
 
 
The PowerStroke PS906025 Generator has the following features: Claimed output (watts), Fuel type, Weight (lbs.), Fuel shutoff, Low-oil shutoff, Hour meter, Wheels, Fuel capacity and No. of power outlets.