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Champion 100179 Generator
100179

This Champion generator is Natural gas or propane-powered and is rated for NG 11000 LPG 12500 watts. It has:

  • electric start
  • fuel shutoff
  • low-oil shutoff

It requires professional installation. Includes a transfer switch.

Description

This Champion generator is Natural gas or propane-powered and is rated for NG 11000 LPG 12500 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 Champion 100179 is part of the Generators test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Home Standby Generators models like the 100179 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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