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Kärcher G2700R - Spec Breakdown

The Kärcher G2700R is a gas-powered pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 2700 PSI and flow of 2.4 GPM. (Read full specs)

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Kärcher G2700R 2700PSI Gas Pressure Washer
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Price history for the Kärcher G2700R
Latest updates:
  • $280.31 - June 12, 2022
  • $281.10 - June 5, 2022
  • $269.99 - May 15, 2022
  • $299.00 - February 20, 2022
  • $280.31 - January 11, 2022
  • $299.00 - January 9, 2022
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Since: January 9, 2022
  • Highest Price: $299.00 - January 9, 2022
  • Lowest Price: $269.99 - May 15, 2022

Features and Specifications

General
FuelGas-Powered
HandlingHand Truck
WaterCold (122°F max.)
PSI2700
GPM2.4
Cleaning Units6480
Engine196 cc Kärcher KPS 4-stroke OHV
PumpAxial Cam
Pump materialAluminum
Other model numbers1.107-383.0
Features
FrameWelded steel
Soap injectionVia siphon hose
Soap dilutionNo
Nozzles15°, 25°, 40°, Soap
Quick connect nozzlesYes
Onboard storageYes
Hose25 ft, ⌀1/4
Hose storageStraps
Misc
Dimensions
(D x W x H)
Approx. 20 x 16 x 52 in
Weight60 lbs
Wheels2 wheels, ⌀12", never flat
Included accessoriesZinc-coated wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, soap hose, 4 nozzles
SecurityTrigger lock
EmissionsCARB
Warranty3 years
UPC886622028581

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Description

The G2700R portable gas pressure washer delivers 2700 PSI of TruPressure®, ensuring you get the highest level of cleaning power. It is powered by a performance driven Karcher KPS 196 cc engine with auto choke for easy starting – just pull the trigger and clean. Equipped with oversized 12" wheels, onboard accessory storage, four spray nozzles and easy-access hose connections, this pressure washer was designed with the homeowner in mind. (source: Kärcher (opens in a new tab))

Zoom on the Kärcher G2700R

In a nutshell, the Kärcher G2700R is a medium duty pressure washer, which not only offers an all-around versatile cleaning experience, but that also allows:

  • intense cleaning of tough, paintless surfaces
  • cleaning of painted and fragile surfaces
  • applying detergent and cleaning solutions

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

Power

The Kärcher G2700R's aluminum axial cam pump, powered by a 196 cc engine, can provide a pressure of up to 2700 PSI (approximately 45 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 2.4 GPM (CETA-certified values). The Kärcher G2700R thus has a cleaning power of 6480 Cleaning Units.

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

Gasoline storage is facilitated by a fuel tank with a maximum capacity of 0.4 gallon.

Design & Handling

Thanks to its hand truck design and approximate dimensions of D20 x W16 x H52 in, the Kärcher G2700R offers great mobility. The strong welded steel frame assures assembly longevity. The handle adds to the G2700R convenience of transport.

Most users can maneuver this model easily, as it weighs just 60 lbs. Its 196 cc Kärcher KPS engine and welded steel frame account for a good chunk of that weight. But, as the G2700R does have a set of two 12" never-flat wheels, it can be easily maneuvered and manipulated.

Main Features

Along with the Kärcher G2700R itself, the package also includes a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 4 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, which are discussed in further detail below.

  • Soap injection: While the device doesn't feature a soap tank, detergent supply is ensured by a siphon hose. As the Kärcher G2700R doesn’t include a soap dilution mechanism, the user must provide a correctly diluted detergent before proceeding to use it. Whenever a soap nozzle is connected, the detergent is automatically added to the water.
  • Pressure hose: The 25 ft ⌀1/4" high-pressure hose, which is included with the device, can be stored neatly on the unit itself when idle, using a set of easy-to-use straps.
  • Spray gun and wand: A side hook allows for an easy storage of the included classic ergonomic spray gun and its zinc-coated wand.
  • Nozzles: The following table illustrates the 4 included nozzles, along with the surfaces which they are the most suitable for.
 

15°

25°

40°

Soap
Concrete, brick, masonrySuitableSuitableSuitableSuitable
Siding, gutters, houseUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableSuitable
Fencing, deck, patioUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableSuitable
Lawn equipment, boat, RVUse 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

  • Onboard storage: The Kärcher G2700R features a handy storage area, which allows you to neatly store nozzles and accessories and be always prepared by having everything needed at hand.
  • Safety: Safety of operation is enhanced by a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation).
  • Accessories: On top of an owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and the usual documentation to get you swiftly started, the Kärcher G2700R also comes with pressure hose, spray gun, wand and soap hose.
  • Emissions: The Kärcher G2700R is CARB-compliant. Therefore, its sale and purchase are permitted in all of the 50 states, including California.

The Kärcher G2700R's performance versus other pressure washers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the Kärcher G2700R compare to similarly priced pressure washers.

  • The Karcher G2700R, with a maximum pressure output of 2700 PSI, has an average pressure output, when considering gas-powered units in $240 to $300 price range. As for the device with the most powerful water stream, in this price range, one of the top products is the Simpson CM61083 with 3400 PSI.
  • The water flow of this washer, which reaches up to 2.4 GPM (gallons per minute) is one of the higher values found in the above-mentioned price range. In case you are looking for a device which can most efficiently rinse away debris in the current price range, the Powerhorse 89897 has the highest GPM of 2.6.
  • As the G2700R has a total of 6480 Cleaning Units (PSI X GPM), it finds itself in the average cleaning efficiency range for similarly priced gas-powered units. 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 Simpson CM61083 and its 8500 Cleaning Units.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas-powered washers between 6000 and 6500 Cleaning Units, the Karcher G2700R 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
  • Good range of nozzles included
  • Onboard storage
  • CARB-compliant
  • High GPM for the price
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent PSI for the price
  • Decent CU for the price
WEAKNESSES:
  • No soap tank
  • No detergent dilution mechanism

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About Kärcher

Founded in 1935 by Alfred Kärcher, this family-owned business is headquartered in Winnenden, Germany. Credited with developing Europe's first hot water high-pressure washer in 1950, the company continues to pride itself on ingenuity and innovative thinking for new solutions in the cleaning industry. Kärcher also insists on being a socially- and ecologically-sustainable company. The popularity of the brand can be seen by the fact that the name Kärcher has in some European countries become a colloquial term used synonymously with pressure washers.

Warranty Information

The Kärcher G2700R is covered under a warranty for up to 3 years. This warranty may be limited and may not cover all parts of the unit.
For more information about the warranty of Kärcher pressure washers, please consult Kärcher's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-537-4129.

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