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Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX vs SPX3000 - The Differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Sun Joe SPX3000 and the Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX.

But before checking out explanations regarding their power, design, and features here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 pressure washers:

Sun Joe SPX3000Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX
Sun Joe SPX3000Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX
  • Higher GPM
  • Lighter
  • Less expensive
  • Induction motor
  • Higher PSI
  • Higher Cleaning Units
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As members of the Sun Joe family of pressure washers, the SPX3000 and SPX3000-MAX should adhere to the same standard of quality and attention to detail.

Power Comparison

  • Fuel: Both units are corded electric pressure washers, ensuring uninterrupted power for extended cleaning tasks without the hassle of refueling or recharging.
  • Engine & Pump: The Sun Joe SPX3000 and the Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX both feature axial-type pumps, known for their lightweight construction and simplicity. Both units utilize a 14.5-amp motor to drive the pump. Nevertheless, the Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX features an induction motor, celebrated for its energy efficiency, quiet operation, and longevity, setting it apart from the universal motor used in the Sun Joe SPX3000.

The following charts are provided to show you at a glance how the main specs of the Sun Joe SPX3000 compare to the Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX.

  • Pressure: The Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX exerts a much higher force with its maximum reachable pressure of 2800 PSI, offering superior dirt and grime removal compared to the 2030 PSI of the Sun Joe SPX3000.
  • Water Flow: When running at low pressure, the SPX3000 generates a much higher water output than the SPX3000-MAX. With a capacity of up to 1.76 GPM (gallons per minute) compared to the SPX3000-MAX's maximum flow of 1.3 GPM, it should allow for dirt and debris removal with significantly greater effectiveness.
  • Cleaning Power: The SPX3000-MAX's overall cleaning efficiency is substantially greater with its 2420 C.U. than that of the Sun Joe SPX3000, which has 1798 C.U.

Design Comparison

  • Design: Prioritizing portability, both units are constructed with a compact form factor, allowing users to easily transport them for cleaning tasks.
  • Design: Prioritizing portability, both units are constructed with a compact form factor, allowing users to easily transport them for cleaning tasks.
  • Weight: Weighing 23.4 lbs, the SPX3000 is far lighter than the 37.5 lbs of the SPX3000-MAX, providing users with enhanced portability, easier transportation, and greater convenience.
  • Maneuverability: Each product is equipped with wheels, significantly enhancing their maneuverability. Featuring a handle, both products aim to improve your grip, providing enhanced comfort and control during maneuvering or transportation.

Feature Comparison

  • Soap Addition: Both washers offer the flexibility to incorporate chemical detergent solutions into the water, enhancing their cleaning capabilities. Whether you choose the SPX3000 or the SPX3000-MAX, you'll be able to make good use of each unit's dual soap tank system, which allows you to readily store and use 2 different cleaning solutions.
  • Trigger Gun & Wand: Each unit comes standard with a fairly standard ergonomic trigger gun and a classic wand.
  • Nozzles: Upon unboxing, you'll find that both the SPX3000-MAX and the SPX3000 come equipped with a set of 5 nozzles. Both products offer the exact same selection of nozzles: 0°, 15°, 25°, 40°, and a soap nozzle.
  • Reach: The inclusion of a 20 ft high-pressure hose in both units means that neither offers an advantage in movement around the unit initially. Their 35 ft power cords ensure that both units can be placed at the same distance from an electrical outlet.
  • Storage: The SPX3000 and SPX3000-MAX both offer onboard storage that allows you to neatly keep the nozzles and accessories you need at hand. Both washers provide a set of hooks, simplifying the process of storing their high-pressure hoses when not in use.
  • Accessories: Included in the package with their standard accessories, both units also feature a garden hose adapter.

TL;DR

Sun Joe SPX3000Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX
Sun Joe SPX3000Sun Joe SPX3000-MAX
  • Higher GPM
  • Lighter
  • Less expensive
  • Induction motor
  • Higher PSI
  • Higher Cleaning Units
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