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Champion 100778 Spec Breakdown

The Champion 100778 is a gas-powered pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 2800 PSI and flow of 2.1 GPM. (Read full specs)

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Champion 100778 2800PSI Gas Pressure Washer
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Latest updates:
  • $332.27 - October 22, 2022
  • $385.14 - October 20, 2022
  • $332.27 - October 16, 2022
  • $385.14 - October 15, 2022
  • $332.27 - October 2, 2022
  • $385.14 - October 2, 2022
  • $332.27 - September 22, 2022
  • $385.14 - September 22, 2022
Data source: walmart.com
Since: June 9, 2022
  • Highest Price: $536.21 - June 16, 2022
  • Lowest Price: $332.27 - August 23, 2022

Features and Specifications

General
FuelGas-Powered
HandlingWheelbarrow
WaterCold (104°F max.)
PSI2800
GPM2.1
Cleaning Units5880
Engine196 cc Champion OHV 4-stroke
PumpAnnovi Reverberi Axial Cam
Features
FrameSteel
Soap injectionYes
Soap tank1 gal
Soap dilution12:1
Nozzles0°, 15°, 25°, 40°, Soap
Quick connect nozzlesYes
Onboard storageYes
Hose25 ft, ⌀5/8
Hose storageStraps
Misc
Dimensions
(L x W x H)
Approx. 41.5 x 19.5 x 27.1 in
Weight67.2 lbs
Wheels2 wheels, ⌀12", solid
Included accessoriesOil, funnel, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, soap hose, 5 nozzles
SecurityLow oil, trigger lock and thermal relief valve
EmissionsEPA
Warranty2 years
UPC817198022710

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Description

Champion’s 2800-PSI gas pressure washer with 2.1 GPM features five nozzles, a detergent tank, 12-inch wheels, a 25-foot high-pressure hose, comfort grip gun and an AR axial cam pump for consistent cleaning. (source: Champion (opens in a new tab))

Zoom on the Champion 100778

The Champion 100778 is a medium to heavy duty pressure washer, that provides its users with an all-around versatile cleaning experience, and enables:

  • spot cleaning of hard, unpainted surfaces or high reach areas
  • intense cleaning of tough, paintless surfaces
  • cleaning of painted and frail surfaces
  • use of detergent and cleaning solutions

Ahead are presented its power characteristics and design, its main features and any other additional features.

Power

The Champion 100778 in use

The Champion 100778

The Champion 100778's axial cam pump, powered by a 196 cc engine, can provide a pressure of up to 2800 PSI (approximately 47 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 2.1 GPM (values claimed by the manufacturer). The Champion 100778 thus has a cleaning power of 5880 Cleaning Units.

The Champion engine of this gas-powered pressure washer gets started by a classic pull-start mechanism.

The fuel is stored in a tank, which can hold up to 0.9 gallon of gasoline.

Design & Handling

The wheelbarrow design of the Champion 100778 grants mobility and stability to the unit. Its sturdy steel frame provides longevity to the assembly. The reversible handle offers further versatility, as its different positions make the unit less bulky when stored.

Weighing 67.2 lbs, the unit is easy to maneuver by most people. Its 196 cc Champion engine and steel frame all add up to a substantial part of that weight. The 100778 can still be easily manipulated and maneuvered, thanks to its two 12" solid wheels.

Main Features

The Champion 100778's package includes a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 5 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, with a more detailed description below.

  • Soap injection: Detergent is stored in a 1 gal tank. The Champion 100778 has an automatic soap dilution mechanism, which dilutes the detergent using a 12:1 ratio. The detergent will be added automatically to the water when a soap nozzle is attached.
  • Pressure hose: Using a set of easy-to-use straps, the included 25 ft ⌀5/8" high-pressure hose can be easily stored on the unit when it is not running.
  • Spray gun and wand: A side hook allows for an easy storage of the included classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand.
  • Nozzles: The table below shows you the 5 included nozzles, as well as the surfaces they're the most appropriate for.
 


15°

25°

40°

Soap
Concrete, brick, masonryUse with cautionSuitableSuitableSuitableSuitable
Siding, gutters, houseNot recommendedUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableSuitable
Fencing, deck, patioNot recommendedUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableSuitable
Lawn equipment, boat, RVNot recommendedUse with cautionUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitable

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.

Other Features

Some of the accessories of the Champion 100778

Some of the included accessories

  • Onboard storage: With the Champion 100778'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 thermal relief valve (which helps to prevent internal pump damage), a low oil protection and a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation).
  • Accessories: Besides the usual owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and documentation to get you promptly started, the Champion 100778 comes with funnel, wand, spray gun, soap hose, oil and pressure hose.
  • Emissions: The Champion 100778 is NOT CARB-compliant and so you cannot buy it nor sell it in California.

Product Video

The Champion 100778's performance versus other pressure washers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the Champion 100778 compare to similarly priced pressure washers.

  • The Champion 100778 and its 2800 PSI, ranks amongst gas-powered pressure washers with a comparably low pressure output, considering the units that cost between $300 and $400. In case you are looking for a device with the highest possible power of its water stream, one of the top achievers in this price range is the Ryobi RY803423H with a PSI of 3400.
  • The achievable water flow of this washer, which reaches 2.1 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 Predator 3200, that can deliver up to 2.8 GPM.
  • The 100778 has 5880 Cleaning Units (PSI X GPM), which can be considered low in comparison to other gas-powered devices of this price. 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 Predator 3200 and its 8960 Cleaning Units.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas-powered washers between 5200 and 6300 Cleaning Units, the Champion 100778 is on the average side of the price range.

Therefore, this pressure washer nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of cleaning power.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • Designed to be stable
  • Good range of nozzles included
  • Automatic detergent dilution
  • Onboard storage
  • Several security features
WEAKNESSES:
  • Not CARB-compliant
  • Low PSI for the price
  • Low GPM for the price
  • Low CU for the price

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About Champion Power Equipment

Champion Power Equipment is a US-based power equipment manufacturer founded in 2003. Even though Champion is best known for their portable generators, the company has an extensive portfolio of products, including logging and lawn equipment, and pumps and pressure washers. Their products are listed as engineered in the US, in Sussex, WI. However, the company does not provide information on the origin of their components. Champion has two major distribution centers in Northern America. Their US distribution center is located in Jackson, TN and Canadian in Burlington, Ontario.

Warranty Information

The Champion 100778 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 Champion pressure washers, please contact the Champion Customer Support: 1-877-338-0999.

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