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.

PowerStroke PS80555E - Spec Breakdown

The PowerStroke PS80555E is a gas-powered pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 3200 PSI and flow of 2.5 GPM. (Read full specs)

-No User ReviewsWrite a review
CompareShortlistShortlistedRemoved from shortlist 1
PowerStroke PS80555E 3200PSI Gas Pressure WasherPowerStroke PS80555E 3200PSI Gas Pressure Washer

Features and Specifications

General
FuelGas-Powered
HandlingHand Truck
WaterCold (104°F max.)
PSI3200
GPM2.5
Cleaning Units8000
Engine196 cc OHV 4-stroke
PumpAxial Cam
Features
FrameSteel tubing
Soap injectionYes
Soap tank1 gal
Soap dilution20:1
Nozzles0°, 25°, 40°, Soap
Quick connect nozzlesYes
Onboard storageYes
Hose25 ft
Hose storageStraps
Misc
Dimensions
(D x W x H)
Approx. 20.3 x 17.3 x 37.5 in
Weight56 lbs
Wheels2 wheels, ⌀12", never flat
Included accessoriesOil, funnel, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, battery charger, 4 nozzles
SecurityTrigger lock and thermal relief valve
EmissionsCARB
Warranty2 years

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.

×

This form does not send us any personal data (not even your IP address)

Description

Zoom on the PowerStroke PS80555E

The PowerStroke PS80555E, a heavy duty, commercial pressure washer, gives its user an all-around versatile cleaning experience, topped off by the following features:

  • spot cleaning of hard, unpainted surfaces or high reach areas
  • cleaning of painted or delicate surfaces
  • 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.

Power

The PowerStroke PS80555E in use

The PowerStroke PS80555E

With a 196 cc engine, its axial cam pump delivers a pressure of 3200 PSI (roughly 53 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 2.5 GPM (values as per PW101-2010), resulting in the PowerStroke PS80555E's cleaning power of 8000 Cleaning Units.

The engine of this gas-powered pressure washer provides convenience and reliability, as it offers a dual starting mechanism: you can either choose the practical electric start, or the traditional pull-start mechanism. A battery, which is included in the package, is required for the electric start.

The fuel is stored in a tank, which can hold up to 0.26 gallon of gasoline.

Design & Handling

The PowerStroke PS80555E offers superb mobility, with a hand truck design and approximate dimensions of D20.3 x W17.3 x H37.5 in. Its sturdy steel tubing frame provides longevity to the assembly. The foam-padded fixed handle adds to the PS80555E convenience of transport, while offering a comfortable grip.

Weighing 56 lbs, the unit is easy to maneuver by most people. Its 196 cc engine and steel tubing frame all add up to a substantial part of that weight. Since the PS80555E has a set of two 12" never-flat wheels, it is still easily maneuvered and manipulated.

Main Features

The PowerStroke PS80555E comes with a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 4 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, which are detailed below.

  • Soap injection: Detergent is stored in a 1 gal tank. The PowerStroke PS80555E features an automatic soap dilution mechanism, that will dilute your detergent with a 20:1 ratio. If a soap nozzle is attached, the device will proceed to add the detergent to the water automatically.
  • 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 easy-to-use straps.
  • Spray gun and wand: Both the classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand may be conveniently stored in a side hook.
  • Nozzles: The table below shows you the 4 included nozzles, as well as the surfaces they're the most appropriate for.
 


25°

40°

Soap
Concrete, brick, masonryUse with cautionSuitableSuitableSuitable
Siding, gutters, houseNot recommendedUse with cautionSuitableSuitable
Fencing, deck, patioNot recommendedUse with cautionSuitableSuitable
Lawn equipment, boat, RVNot recommendedUse 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 PowerStroke PS80555E 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) and a thermal relief valve (which helps to prevent internal pump damage).
  • Accessories: On top of an owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and the usual documentation to get you swiftly started, the PowerStroke PS80555E also comes with spray gun, funnel, wand, pressure hose, battery charger and oil.
  • Emissions: The PowerStroke PS80555E is CARB-compliant, which means that it’s purchase and sale is legal in any of the 50 states, including California.

The PowerStroke PS80555E's performance versus other pressure washers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the PowerStroke PS80555E compare to similarly priced pressure washers.

Note: Even though we couldn’t list its price on this page, our research indicates that some retailers sell this unit around $350.

  • The PowerStroke PS80555E, reaching a PSI of up to 3200, is one of the more powerful gas-powered units in $275-400 price range. If your priority is the highest possible power of the water stream, in this price range, we suggest checking out the Westinghouse WPX3400, which reaches up to 3400 PSI.
  • In its respective price range, the water flow of this washer, 2.5 GPM (gallons per minute), ranks as average. In case you are looking for a device which can most efficiently rinse away debris in the current price range, the Predator 3100 has the highest GPM of 2.8.
  • Boasting with 8000 Cleaning Units (PSI x GPM), the PS80555E is one of the more efficient devices in its respective price range. If you consider the highest overall cleaning power as a really important factor, the Predator 3200 and its 8960 Cleaning Units has one of the highest cleaning efficiency of all the similarly priced units.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas-powered washers between 8000 and 8500 Cleaning Units, the PowerStroke PS80555E 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

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Electric start
  • Good range of nozzles included
  • Automatic detergent dilution
  • Onboard storage
  • Several security features
  • CARB-compliant
  • High PSI for the price
  • High CU for the price
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent GPM for the price
WEAKNESSES:
  • The PowerStroke PS80555E doesn't have any notably low specs.

Do you own the PowerStroke PS80555E and agree (or disagree) with these strengths and weaknesses?

Let us know and write your own review.

About PowerStroke

PowerStroke is a brand name of outdoor power equipment owned by the parent company, Techtronic Industries Company Limited, (TTi) founded in 1985 and based in Hong Kong, with subsidiary offices in Anderson, South Carolina. TTi designs, manufactures, and markets many different brands of power tools worldwide. The PowerStroke line of tools includes pressure washers, generators, corded electric/battery powered drills, sanders, and heat guns.

Warranty Information

The PowerStroke PS80555E 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 PowerStroke pressure washers, please consult PowerStroke's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-877-617-3501.

We would love to know your opinion

Leave a review

Your total score

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