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Sun Joe SPX4600 Spec Review

The Sun Joe SPX4600 is an electric pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 3000 PSI and flow of 1.3 GPM. (Read full specs)

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  • $220.99 - March 2, 2021
  • $209.99 - September 9, 2020
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Since: September 9, 2020
  • Highest Price: $220.99 - March 2, 2021
  • Lowest Price: $209.99 - September 9, 2020

Description

YOUR DIRTY JOBS JUST GOT DONE. Fight back against dirt + debris with SPX4600 14.5-Amp Electric Pressure from SUN JOE® — the latest eco-friendly, electric grime fighter. Blast up to 3000 PSI of pressure and up to 1.3 GPM with SPX4600 to quickly wash away dirt and debris. (source: Sun Joe (opens in a new tab))

Zoom on the Sun Joe SPX4600

The Sun Joe SPX4600, a heavy duty 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
  • intense cleaning of hard, unpainted 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 Sun Joe SPX4600 in use

The Sun Joe SPX4600

With a 14.5 amp motor, its axial pump delivers a pressure of 3000 PSI (roughly 50 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 1.3 GPM, resulting in the Sun Joe SPX4600's cleaning power of 3900 Cleaning Units.

As it is an electric pressure washer, the motor of the SPX4600 gets easily started by a simple ON/OFF switch. The unit is ready-to-use with peace of mind, thanks to the included 35 ft GFCI cord.

Design & Handling

Thanks to its hand truck design and approximate dimensions of D23.5 x W18.5 x H35.4 in, the Sun Joe SPX4600 offers great mobility. The robust and sturdy metal frame offers longevity to the assembly. The foam-padded fixed handle adds to the SPX4600 convenience of transport, while offering a comfortable grip.

The unit can be very easily carried around, as it weighs just 36.6 lbs. To further improve its transportability and ease of use, the unit also features a set of two 9.4" wheels.

Main Features

The Sun Joe SPX4600 in use

The Sun Joe SPX4600

The Sun Joe SPX4600'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 device has a dial which allows you to manually select the detergent dilution ratio. The detergent will be added automatically to the water when a soap nozzle is attached.
  • Pressure hose: The included 20 ft ⌀1/4" high-pressure hose can be neatly stored on the unit when idle thanks to a set of convenient hooks.
  • Spray gun and wand: A side hook enables you to easily store the included classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand.
  • Nozzles: The 5 nozzles included with the device, and the respective surfaces which they’re the most suitable for, are shown in the following table.
 


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

The specs of the Sun Joe SPX4600

The Sun Joe SPX4600

  • Total Stop System (TSS): This feature automatically shuts off the pressure washer when the trigger is not engaged, to prolong the pump's lifespan.
  • Onboard storage: Stay prepared for any job with Sun Joe SPX4600's handy storage area, which allows you to neatly store any nozzles and accessories which you may need for the job.
  • Safety: Safety of operation is enhanced by 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 Sun Joe SPX4600 comes with wand, spray gun, nozzle cleaner, power cord and pressure hose.

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The Sun Joe SPX4600's performance versus other pressure washers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the Sun Joe SPX4600 compare to similarly priced pressure washers.

  • Able to deliver a maximum pressure of 3000 PSI, the Sun Joe SPX4600 is one of the electric products that can produce the highest water pressure, in the $195 to $255 price range.
  • In comparison to other devices in the above-mentioned price range, this washer and its 1.3 GPM (gallons per minute), has one of the lower GPM values. In case you are looking for a device which can most efficiently rinse away debris in the current price range, the Realm BY02-BIMK has the highest GPM of 1.75.
  • The SPX4600, which reaches up to 3900 Cleaning Units (PSI x GPM) is one of the more efficient, in comparison to its similarly priced counterparts. In case you are looking for the highest overall cleaning power, in this price range, one of the current champions is the Realm BY02-BIMK and its 4550 Cleaning Units.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other electric washers between 3500 and 4000 Cleaning Units, the Sun Joe SPX4600 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
  • Detergent dilution mechanism
  • Onboard storage
  • High PSI for the price
  • High CU for the price
WEAKNESSES:
  • No additional pressure control
  • Low GPM for the price

Do you own the Sun Joe SPX4600 and agree (or disagree) with these strengths and weaknesses?

Let us know and write your own review.

Features and Specifications

General
FuelElectric
HandlingHand Truck
WaterCold (104°F max.)
PSI (max/rated)3000/2300
GPM (max/rated)1.3/1.1
Cleaning Units3900
Motor14.5 amp
PumpAxial
Features
FrameMetal
Soap injectionYes
Soap tank1 gal
Soap dilutionWheel
Nozzles0°, 15°, 25°, 40°, Soap
Quick connect nozzlesYes
Onboard storageYes
Hose20 ft, ⌀1/4
Hose storageHooks
Misc
Dimensions
(D x W x H)
Approx. 23.5 x 18.5 x 35.4 in
Weight36.6 lbs
Pressure controlNo
Wheels2 wheels, ⌀9.4"
Included accessoriesNozzle cleaner, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, 35 ft GFCI power cord, 5 nozzles
SecurityTrigger lock
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.

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About Sun Joe

Sun Joe is the brand that the parent Snow Joe Company uses to market its line of summertime outdoor power equipment. Founded in 1994 in Edison, NJ, Snow Joe + Sun Joe has consistently supplied do-it-yourselfers with quality corded electric and battery-powered tools for home and gardening needs. The company strives to be ecologically friendly and prides itself on innovation and low-cost solutions. Their range of products includes snow throwers, lawn mowers, pressure washers, and trimmers. The design team is located in Carlstadt, NJ, while the manufacturing facilities are located in China, India, Taiwan, Japan, as well as in the USA.

Warranty Information

The Sun Joe SPX4600 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 Sun Joe pressure washers, please consult Sun Joe's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-866-SNOWJOE (866-766-9563).

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