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Greenworks 2600602 Snow Blower

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Width

Width

The snow shovel's clearing width, or swath, in inches.

 /  5
Removal speed

Removal speed

How quickly models could remove snow without laboring; We push power snow shovels as quickly as possible before the machine labors in snow up to 3" deep.

 /  5
Plow pile removal

Plow pile removal

How quickly the snow shovel can remove a simulated pile of snow left approximately 6" tall.

 /  5
Throwing distance

Throwing distance

How far a model disperses snow away from the shovel. Measured distances ranged from roughly 10 feet to potentially more than 30 feet.

 /  5
Surface cleaning

Surface cleaning

Denotes how much snow the machines left on our blacktop surface after clearing. The best in our tests leave a thin dusting; the worst leave a relatively thick coating.

 /  5
Handling

Handling

Denotes ease of keeping the machines straight and on track while clearing as well as maneuvering them.

 /  5
Noise

Noise

Sound pressure measured in dBA at the operator's ear. We measure it to determine the need to use hearing protection during operation. For a rating of less then "good," we strongly advise you use hearing protection.

 /  5
Controls

Controls

Includes handle height and comfort, engine controls and speed selection if available.

 /  5

About

The Greenworks 2600602 is part of the Snow Blowers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Power Snow Shovels models like the 2600602 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Width The snow shovel's clearing width, or swath, in inches.

Removal speed How quickly models could remove snow without laboring; We push power snow shovels as quickly as possible before the machine labors in snow up to 3" deep.

Plow pile removal How quickly the snow shovel can remove a simulated pile of snow left approximately 6" tall.

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