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Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT 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 SPX4003-ULT.

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 SPX4003-ULT
Sun Joe SPX3000Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT
  • Higher GPM
  • More mobile by design
  • Lighter
  • Dual soap tank system
  • Onboard storage
  • Higher PSI
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Given their common origin from Sun Joe, the SPX3000 and SPX4003-ULT should exhibit similar levels 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: Both the Sun Joe SPX3000 and the Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT utilize axial-type pumps, which are recognized for their lightweight design and straightforward operation. In either case, the pump is powered by a 14.5-amp motor.

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 SPX4003-ULT.

  • Pressure: The Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT exerts a slightly higher force with its maximum reachable pressure of 2200 PSI, offering superior dirt and grime removal compared to the 2030 PSI of the Sun Joe SPX3000.
  • Water Flow: The SPX3000, at low pressure, provides a higher water output than the SPX4003-ULT. With a capacity of up to 1.76 GPM (gallons per minute) compared to the SPX4003-ULT's maximum flow of 1.6 GPM, it should allow for swift rinsing with greater effectiveness.
  • Cleaning Power: The marginal disparity in Cleaning Units between the Sun Joe SPX3000 and the SPX4003-ULT (1798 and 1815 CU, respectively) suggests that both devices provide virtually indistinguishable overall cleaning performance.

Design Comparison

  • Design: For those prioritizing portability, mobility, and easy storage, the Sun Joe SPX3000's compact design presents a compelling choice. Yet, the Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT's hand truck design provides enhanced stability and ergonomic handling, proving advantageous for specialized tasks.
  • Design: For those prioritizing portability, mobility, and easy storage, the Sun Joe SPX3000's compact design presents a compelling choice. Yet, the Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT's hand truck design provides enhanced stability and ergonomic handling, proving advantageous for specialized tasks.
  • Weight: Weighing 23.4 lbs, the SPX3000 is distinctly lighter than the 31 lbs of the SPX4003-ULT, giving users added convenience and ease of use.
  • Maneuverability: Both items come with wheels, greatly improving their ease of movement. With handles—a standard handle for the SPX3000 and a foam-padded handle for the SPX4003-ULT—both products are equipped to assist in maneuvering.

Feature Comparison

  • Soap Addition: Both washers provide the option to include chemical detergent solutions in the water, enhancing their cleaning effectiveness. For that, the SPX3000 has an advantage over the SPX4003-ULT. The latter offers a single soap tank, whereas the former benefits from a dual soap tank system that lets you easily store and use 2 different cleaning solutions.
  • Trigger Gun & Wand: While both units are equipped with a fairly standard ergonomic trigger gun, they vary in wand configuration: the Sun Joe SPX3000 is paired with a a classic wand, whereas the Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT comes with a an adjustable one.
  • Nozzles: The SPX4003-ULT doesn't come with any nozzles (its aforementioned wand removes the need for any), but the SPX3000 is supplied with five (0°, 15°, 25°, 40°, and a soap nozzle).
  • Reach: Each product comes equipped with a 20 ft high-pressure hose, ensuring comparable freedom of movement around the unit right out of the box. The Sun Joe SPX3000 and the Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT, each equipped with a 35 ft power cord, share an equal range from an electrical outlet.
  • Storage: In contrast to the SPX3000, which offers convenient onboard storage to keep your accessories at hand, the SPX4003-ULT does not have such a feature. Both washers come equipped with a set of hooks, ensuring tidy storage for their high-pressure hoses.
  • Accessories: Included in their standard accessory set, both units feature . Yet, the Sun Joe SPX3000 goes a step further with a garden hose adapter, and the Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT includes utility brush and wheel brush.

TL;DR

Sun Joe SPX3000Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT
Sun Joe SPX3000Sun Joe SPX4003-ULT
  • Higher GPM
  • More mobile by design
  • Lighter
  • Dual soap tank system
  • Onboard storage
  • Higher PSI
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