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Ryobi RY80942 - 3300 PSI 2.3 GPM Gas Pressure Washer With Honda Engine

The Ryobi RY80942 is a gas-powered pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 3300 PSI and flow of 2.3 GPM. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

FuelGas-Powered
HandlingHand Truck
WaterCold (104°F max.)
PSI3300
GPM2.3
Cleaning Units7590
Engine187cc Honda GCV190 OHV 4-stroke
PumpAxial Cam
Pump materialAluminum
FrameMetal
Soap injectionYes
Soap tankYes
Soap dilution20:1
Nozzles5-in-1
Quick connect nozzlesYes
Onboard storageYes
Hose50 ft
Hose storageStraps
Dimensions
(D x W x H)
Approx. 24 x 17.5 x 39 in
Weight68 lbs
Pressure controlNo
Wheels2 wheels, ⌀12"
Included accessoriesOil, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, 5-in-1 nozzle
SecurityTrigger lock and thermal relief valve
EmissionsCARB, EPA
Warranty3 years
UPC046396024138

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Description

The RYOBI 3300 PSI Pressure Washer is engineered to handle even your toughest jobs. With a powerful HONDA™ 187 cc gasoline engine, this RYOBI Pressure Washer delivers 3300 PSI of force for quick cleaning of driveways, decks, windows and other areas around the house. (source: Ryobi (opens in a new tab))

Zoom on the Ryobi RY80942

In summary, the Ryobi RY80942 is a heavy duty, commercial pressure washer, that offers an all-around versatile cleaning experience, and also:

  • pinpoint spot cleaning of hard, unpainted surfaces, accessing high areas, and successfully removing stubborn stains
  • soft cleaning of delicate surfaces, and gentle cleaning for larger areas with low pressure
  • utilizing cleaning solutions, and rinsing surfaces clean

Its power characteristics and design, its main features and all its additional features are presented ahead.

Power

The Ryobi RY80942 in use

The Ryobi RY80942

Its aluminum axial cam pump, which utilizes a 187cc engine, may deliver a pressure of up to 3300 PSI (almost 55 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 2.3 GPM. Corresponding to these values is a cleaning power of 7590 Cleaning Units.

To start the Honda GCV190 engine of this gas-powered washer, users employ the familiar pull-start technique.

Fuel for the pressure washer is housed in a tank capable of holding up to 0.25 gallon of gasoline..

Design & Handling

The Ryobi RY80942's mobility is greatly enhanced by its hand truck design. The robust metal frame guarantees longevity of the assembly, providing stability and protection for internal components, even under demanding working conditions. The folding handle enhances its mobility, while allowing for a convenient storage.

Weighing 68 lbs, this unit offers a manageable weight that allows for easy handling by most individuals. This weight is largely influenced by the presence of the 187cc Honda GCV190 engine and a robust metal frame. However, with its two 12" wheels, the RY80942 remains highly maneuverable.

Main Features

The Ryobi RY80942 in use

The Ryobi RY80942

Along with the Ryobi RY80942 itself, the package also includes a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, a 5-in-1 nozzle and a detergent injection feature, which are discussed in further detail below.

  • Soap injection: The pressure washer comes equipped with a dedicated tank to store detergent. Utilizing an automatic soap dilution mechanism, the Ryobi RY80942 accurately mixes detergent to the defined ratio of 20:1, enhancing cleaning efficiency. Detergent is automatically added to the water when "soap" is selected on the 5-in-1 nozzle.
  • Pressure hose: With a set of easy-to-use straps, the unit provides a convenient way to store the included 50 ft high-pressure hose when not in use, keeping it organized and readily accessible.
  • Spray gun and wand: Both the classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand may be conveniently stored in a side hook.
  • Nozzle: a 5-in-1 nozzle is included.

    Ryobi's 5-in-1 nozzle Ryobi's 5-in-1 nozzle offers five spray pattern settings (0°, 25°, 40°, short-range soap, long-range soap). Selection of a specific spray pattern is made by simply rotating the spray selector to the desired setting.

Other Features

Some of the accessories of the Ryobi RY80942

Some of the included accessories

  • Onboard storage: With the Ryobi RY80942'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) 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 Ryobi RY80942 comes with spray gun, wand, pressure hose and oil.

Product Videos

The Ryobi RY80942's performance versus other pressure washers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the Ryobi RY80942 compare to similarly priced pressure washers.

  • With a maximum pressure of 3300 PSI, the Ryobi RY80942 is among the gas-powered options offering above-average water pressure, in the $300 to $400 price bracket. For those prioritizing maximum water stream power, consider the Westinghouse WPX3400, boasting 3400 PSI, as a standout performer in this price range.
  • Compared to other products in the price range noted above, this washer, boasting 2.3 GPM, sits on the lower side of potential water flow. If rinsing away debris most efficiently is your priority, one of the devices with the highest GPM in this price range is the Lifan LFQ3370, which can reach up to 3 GPM.
  • The 7590 Cleaning Units (PSI X GPM), of the RY80942 result in an average cleaning efficiency, compared to similarly priced gas-powered units. If the highest overall cleaning power is your top priority, the Lifan LFQ3370, which can reach up to 9900 Cleaning Units, is one of the most efficient of the devices in the current price range.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other gas-powered washers between 7500 and 8000 Cleaning Units, the Ryobi RY80942 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
  • Honda engine
  • Automatic detergent dilution
  • Onboard storage
  • Several security features
  • High PSI for the price
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent CU for the price
WEAKNESSES:
  • No additional pressure control
  • Low GPM for the price

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About Ryobi

Ryobi Seisakusho Co. (now simply Ryobi) is a Japanese company founded in 1943, with power tool manufacturing beginning in 1968. In January 2018, the power tools division was sold to the Kyocera Corporation, though still retaining the Ryobi brand name. It continues to be a popular brand of cordless battery-powered, corded electric, and gas-powered outdoor equipment. One of its 12 international manufacturing facilities is in Shelbyville, Indiana USA. In the US and Canada, Ryobi tools and outdoor power equipment are distributed primarily through Home Depot stores.

Warranty Information

The Ryobi RY80942 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 Ryobi pressure washers, please consult Ryobi's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-525-2579.

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