The A-iPower APW2700C is a gas-powered pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 2700 PSI and flow of 2.3 GPM. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|Engine||196cc 6 HP Senci 4-stroke OHV|
|Soap injection||Via siphon hose|
|Nozzles||0°, 25°, Soap|
|Quick connect nozzles||Yes|
(D x W x H)
|Approx. 19.4 x 16.7 x 36 in|
|Wheels||2 wheels, ⌀8", never flat|
|Included accessories||Oil, funnel, tool kit, nozzle cleaner, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, soap hose, 3 nozzles|
|Security||Low oil, trigger lock and thermal relief valve|
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Zoom on the A-iPower APW2700C
In summary, the A-iPower APW2700C is a medium duty pressure washer, that offers an all-around versatile cleaning experience, and also:
- spot cleaning of hard, unpainted surfaces and high-reach cleaning
- applying detergent and cleaning solutions
The following sections will present you in detail its power characteristics and design, its main features and all the additional features it has to offer.
Using a 196 cc (6 hp) engine, its aluminum axial cam pump delivers a pressure of up to 2700 PSI (roughly 45 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 2.3 GPM (values claimed by the manufacturer). Together, the values result in a cleaning power of 6210 Cleaning Units.
The Senci engine of this gas-powered pressure washer relies on an old-school pull-start mechanism to get started.
Gasoline is stored in a fuel tank with a maximum capacity of 0.95 gallon.
Design & Handling
The A-iPower APW2700C offers superb mobility, with a hand truck design and approximate dimensions of D19.4 x W16.7 x H36 in. Its sturdy steel tubing frame provides longevity to the assembly. The rubber-padded fixed handle adds to the APW2700C convenience of transport, while offering a comfortable grip.
The majority of users will be able to maneuver this unit easily, it only weighs 57 lbs. Its 196 cc Senci engine and steel tubing frame account for a good chunk of that weight. Since the APW2700C has a set of two 8" never-flat wheels, it is still easily maneuvered and manipulated.
The A-iPower APW2700C comes with a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 3 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, which are detailed below.
- Soap injection: While the device doesn't feature a soap tank, detergent supply is ensured by a siphon hose. The detergent will be added automatically to the water when a soap nozzle is attached.
- Pressure hose: A neat storage for the included 25 ft high-pressure hose is facilitated by a set of convenient hooks.
- Spray gun and wand: Both the classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand may be conveniently stored in a side hook.
- Nozzles: The 3 included nozzles, and the respective surfaces they’re appropriate for, are listed in the table below.
|Concrete, brick, masonry||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable|
|Siding, gutters, house||Not recommended||Use with caution||Suitable|
|Fencing, deck, patio||Not recommended||Use with caution||Suitable|
|Lawn equipment, boat, RV||Not recommended||Use with caution||Suitable|
Note: The shape of the nozzles above is for illustration purposes only and may differ.
Red cross: Not recommended. Green check: Suitable. Orange check: Use with caution.
- Onboard storage: Stay prepared for any job with A-iPower APW2700C's handy storage area, which allows you to neatly store any nozzles and accessories which you may need for the job.
- Safety: Safety of operation is enhanced by a thermal relief valve (which helps to prevent internal pump damage), a low oil protection and a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation).
- Accessories: The A-iPower APW2700C comes with an owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and some basic documentation to get you quickly started. On top of that, you also get soap hose, wand, pressure hose, oil, tool kit, spray gun, funnel and nozzle cleaner.
- Emissions: The A-iPower APW2700C is EPA-approved and CARB-compliant. Thus, selling and purchasing this pressure washer is allowed in each of the 50 states, including California.
The A-iPower APW2700C's performance versus other pressure washers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the A-iPower APW2700C compare to similarly priced pressure washers.
- The A-iPower APW2700C, which can achieve a PSI of up to 2700, falls behind the other gas-powered pressure washers in the $195 to $255 price range. As for the device with the most powerful water stream, in this price range, one of the top products is the Westinghouse WPX3200 with 3200 PSI.
- The achievable water flow of this washer, which reaches 2.3 GPM (gallons per minute) can be described as low, compared to other devices in its price range. If you’re after the highest rinsing efficiency, one of the units with the highest water flow in the current price range is the Westinghouse WPX3200, that can deliver up to 2.5 GPM.
- The APW2700C has 6210 Cleaning Units (PSI X GPM), which can be considered low in comparison to other gas-powered devices of this price. If you consider the highest overall cleaning power as a really important factor, the Westinghouse WPX3200 and its 8000 Cleaning Units has one of the highest cleaning efficiency of all the similarly priced units.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas-powered washers between 6000 and 6500 Cleaning Units, the A-iPower APW2700C is on the cheap side of the price range.
It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget pressure washer.
The bottom line
- Onboard storage
- Several security features
- Could include more nozzles
- No soap tank
- Low PSI for the price
- Low GPM for the price
- Low CU for the price
A-iPower, which stands for American Innovation, is a subsidiary of SENCI Electric Mechanical Co. Ltd. Headquartered in Ontario, California, they have an engineering office in Charlotte, NC, and technical and distribution center in Milwaukee, WI. For almost 30 years, A-iPower has been dedicated to providing excellent customer service and product solutions for a wide range of consumer and commercial power generation equipment. They offer portable generators, pressure washers, gasoline engines, and water pumps for the professional trade and homeowners.
The A-iPower APW2700C is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may be limited and may not cover all parts of the unit.
For more information about the warranty of A-iPower pressure washers, please contact the A-iPower Customer Support: 1-855-888-3598.