WE ARE PROUD TO BE INDEPENDENT AND IN NO WAY ASSOCIATED WITH MANUFACTURERS. TO STAY UNBIASED, WE DO NOT ACCEPT FREE PRODUCTS. WE EARN FROM ADVERTISING FEES PAID BY RETAILERS ON QUALIFYING PURCHASES.

Kärcher K5 Premium Smart Control vs K5 Power Control - The Differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Kärcher K5 Power Control and the Kärcher K5 Premium Smart Control.

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:

Kärcher K5 Power ControlKärcher K5 Premium Smart Control
Kärcher K5 Power ControlKärcher K5 Premium Smart Control
  • Lighter
  • Power Control gun
  • Smart Control gun
  • Hose reel
  • Bluetooth connectivity
Show all offers
Show all offers
As the K5 Power Control and the K5 Premium Smart Control are both Kärcher pressure washers, they benefit from the same level of quality and attention to detail.

Power Comparison

  • Fuel: Both units are electric pressure washers.
  • Engine & Pump: The Kärcher K5 Power Control and the Kärcher K5 Premium Smart Control both use an axial-type pump to put water under pressure. In either case, the pump is powered by a 13-amp Induction motor.

The following charts are provided to show you at a glance how the main specs of the Karcher K5 Power Control compare to the Karcher K5 Premium Smart Control.

  • Pressure: As the Kärcher K5 Power Control and the Kärcher K5 Premium Smart Control share the same maximum attainable pressure of 2000 PSI, they should both allow you to blast off dirt with the same force.
  • Water Flow: These 2 units offer the same maximum water flow. Each of them should be able to deliver a maximum of 1.55 GPM (gallons per minute) and to offer the same rinsing power.
  • Cleaning Power: Sharing an identical cleaning power of 2244 Cleaning Units, both devices offer the same overall cleaning efficiency.

Design Comparison

  • Design: With their compact design, both units are constructed with a strong focus on portability in mind.
  • Weight: With an approximate weight of 29.9 lbs, the K5 Power Control is slightly less heavy than the K5 Premium Smart Control (which weighs around 31.7 lbs).
  • Maneuverability: Both products benefit from a set of wheels, which greatly contributes to their maneuverability. Both offer a telescopic handle, which improves your grip when you wish to move them.

Feature Comparison

  • Soap Addition: Both washers allow for the addition of chemical detergent solutions to the water. Whether you choose the K5 Power Control or the K5 Premium Smart Control, you'll be able to store your cleaning chemicals in the unit's onboard soap tank.
  • Trigger Gun & Wand: The 2 units do not come with the same type of trigger gun. The Kärcher K5 Power Control uses a Power Control gun, while the Kärcher K5 Premium Smart Control features a Smart Control gun. Moreover, they use different types of wands, as the former comes with a VPS wand, while the latter uses a 3-in-1 Multi-jet one.
  • Nozzles: Neither of these 2 pressure washers come with nozzles. This is due to the fact that their aforementioned wands remove the need for any.
  • Storage: The K5 Power Control and K5 Premium Smart Control both offer onboard storage that allows you to neatly keep the accessories you need at hand. The K5 Power Control features a set of hooks to neatly store its pressure hose. However, the K5 Premium Smart Control pushes the convenience further by offering a hose reel.
  • Accessories: In addition to the standard set of included accessories, both units also come with a garden hose adapter. However, the Kärcher K5 Power Control also includes a dirt blaster.

TL;DR

Kärcher K5 Power ControlKärcher K5 Premium Smart Control
Kärcher K5 Power ControlKärcher K5 Premium Smart Control
  • Lighter
  • Power Control gun
  • Smart Control gun
  • Hose reel
  • Bluetooth connectivity
Show all offers
Show all offers
We would love to know your opinion

Comment this comparison

Pressure Washer Database
Logo
Compare items
  • Total (0)
Compare

You can compare as many pressure washers as you wish. However, for the best results, we recommend you to compare only 2 products at a time.

0