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    Briggs & Stratton 040445 Generator

    This model is no longer available or might have limited distribution.

    040445

    This Briggs and Stratton generator is Natural gas or propane-powered and is rated for NG 7200 LPG 8000 watts. It has:

    • electric start
    • fuel shutoff
    • low-oil shutoff

    It requires professional installation. Includes a transfer switch.

    Description

    This Briggs and Stratton generator is Natural gas or propane-powered and is rated for NG 7200 LPG 8000 watts. It has:

    • electric start
    • fuel shutoff
    • low-oil shutoff

    It requires professional installation. Includes a transfer switch.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Power delivery

    Power delivery

    How much wattage models delivered and how well they handled surges in power demand over various loads.

     /  5
    Power quality

    Power quality

    A generator's ability to deliver power smoothly, with consistent voltage.

     /  5
    Noise

    Noise

    Measured at 23 and 50 feet from the generator. We recommend hearing protection for standing close by the unit while it's running.

     /  5
    Ease of use

    Ease of use

    Includes starting, transport (for portables), and helpful features such as fuel shutoff.

     /  5

    About

    The Briggs & Stratton 040445 is part of the Generators test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Home Standby Generators models like the 040445 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Power delivery How much wattage models delivered and how well they handled surges in power demand over various loads.

    Power quality A generator's ability to deliver power smoothly, with consistent voltage.

    Noise Measured at 23 and 50 feet from the generator. We recommend hearing protection for standing close by the unit while it's running.

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