The A-iPower APW3200K is a gas-powered pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 3200 PSI and flow of 2.4 GPM. (Read full specs)
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The A-iPower APW3200K is a heavy duty, commercial pressure washer, that provides its users with an all-around versatile cleaning experience, and enables:
- spot cleaning of hard, unpainted surfaces and high-reach cleaning
- cleaning of painted and fragile surfaces
- application of detergent and cleaning solutions
Powered by a 173 cc engine, its aluminum axial cam pump can deliver a pressure of 3200 PSI (around 53 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 2.4 GPM (values claimed by the manufacturer). Combined, these values mean that the A-iPower APW3200K has a cleaning power of 7680 Cleaning Units.
This gas-powered pressure washer’s Kohler XT775 engine is started by a traditional pull-start mechanism.
Gasoline storage is facilitated by a fuel tank with a maximum capacity of 0.37 gallon.
Design & Handling
Thanks to its hand truck design and approximate dimensions of D22 x W18.1 x H36 in, the A-iPower APW3200K offers great mobility. The strong steel tubing frame assures assembly longevity. The rubber-padded fixed handle adds to the APW3200K 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 173 cc Kohler XT775 engine and steel tubing frame all add up to a substantial part of that weight. But, as the APW3200K does have a set of two 12" never-flat wheels, it can be easily maneuvered and manipulated.
The A-iPower APW3200K's package includes a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 4 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, with a more detailed description below.
- Soap injection: A safe detergent storage is facilitated by a removable tank. When a soap nozzle is connected, the detergent will be added automatically to the water.
- Pressure hose: The 25 ft high-pressure hose, which is included with the device, can be stored neatly on the unit itself when idle, using 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 4 included nozzles, and the respective surfaces they’re appropriate for, are listed in the table below.
|Concrete, brick, masonry||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable||Suitable|
|Siding, gutters, house||Not recommended||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable|
|Fencing, deck, patio||Not recommended||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable|
|Lawn equipment, boat, RV||Not recommended||Use with caution||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: With the A-iPower APW3200K's handy storage area, you’ll always have all the necessary nozzles and accessories at hand and thus, you’ll be fully prepared for any job.
- Safety: Safety of operation is enhanced by a low oil protection, a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation) and a thermal relief valve (which helps to prevent internal pump damage).
- Accessories: The A-iPower APW3200K comes with an owner's manual and some basic documentation to get you quickly started. On top of that, you also get funnel, oil, pressure hose, spray gun, wand and nozzle cleaner.
- Emissions: The A-iPower APW3200K is EPA-approved and CARB-compliant. And so, this pressure washer is available for sale and purchase in any of the 50 states, including California.
The A-iPower APW3200K'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 APW3200K compare to similarly priced pressure washers.
- Able to deliver a maximum pressure of 3200 PSI, the A-iPower APW3200K is one of the gas-powered products that can produce the highest water pressure, in the $250 to $300 price range.
- Considering its water flow, this washer, with a GPM (gallons per minute) of 2.4 is in the average compared to other devices in its price range. If being able to rinse away debris as efficiently as possible is your priority, one of the products with the highest GPM in this price range is the Powerhorse 89897, with 2.6 GPM.
- The APW3200K, which reaches up to 7680 Cleaning Units (PSI x GPM) is one of the more efficient, in comparison to its similarly priced counterparts. When it comes to the highest overall cleaning power in the current price range, one of the products at the very top currently is the Powerhorse 89897 and its 8320 Cleaning Units.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas-powered washers between 7500 and 8000 Cleaning Units, the A-iPower APW3200K 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.
Features and Specifications
|Engine||173 cc Kohler XT775 4-stroke OHV|
|Nozzles||0°, 25°, 40°, Soap|
|Quick connect nozzles||Yes|
(D x W x H)
|Approx. 22 x 18.1 x 36 in|
|Wheels||2 wheels, ⌀12", never flat|
|Included accessories||Oil, funnel, nozzle cleaner, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, 4 nozzles|
|Security||Low oil, trigger lock and thermal relief valve|
Unlike many websites, we did our best to research each of the specs above. That being said, we are not immune to making the occasional mistake or omission. Should you notice any missing or incorrect values, don't hesitate to suggest improvements so we can address the issue.
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 APW3200K 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.