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Westinghouse WPX2700 Spec Review

The Westinghouse WPX2700 is a gas-powered pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 2700 PSI and flow of 2.3 GPM. (Read full specs)

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Westinghouse WPX2700 2700PSI Gas Pressure Washer
Westinghouse WPX2700 2700PSI Gas Pressure Washer
Westinghouse WPX2700 2700PSI Gas Pressure Washer
Westinghouse WPX2700 2700PSI Gas Pressure Washer
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  • $252.41 - November 24, 2020
  • $251.01 - November 15, 2020
  • $245.42 - November 10, 2020
  • $255.37 - November 5, 2020
  • $258.52 - November 4, 2020
  • $262.55 - October 29, 2020
  • $264.67 - October 25, 2020
  • $262.42 - October 15, 2020
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Since: June 8, 2020
  • Highest Price: $270.07 - September 28, 2020
  • Lowest Price: $216.67 - August 4, 2020

Description

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The Westinghouse WPX2700 is a medium duty pressure washer, that provides its users with an all-around versatile cleaning experience, and enables:

  • spot cleaning of hard, paint-free surfaces and out-of-reach areas
  • 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 Westinghouse WPX2700 in use

The Westinghouse WPX2700

With a powerful 212 cc engine, its aluminum axial cam pump delivers a pressure of 2700 PSI (roughly 45 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 2.3 GPM (values claimed by the manufacturer), resulting in the Westinghouse WPX2700's cleaning power of 6210 Cleaning Units.

This gas-powered pressure washer’s Westinghouse engine is started by a traditional pull-start mechanism.

A fuel tank with a maximum capacity of 0.9 gallon is used to store gasoline.

Design & Handling

Thanks to its hand truck design and approximate dimensions of L21 x W19.5 x H39 in, the Westinghouse WPX2700 offers great mobility. The robust and sturdy steel tubing frame offers longevity to the assembly. The foam-padded fixed handle adds to the WPX2700 convenience of transport, while offering a comfortable grip.

The device can be maneuvered with ease by most, since it only weighs 63 lbs. Its 212 cc Westinghouse engine and steel tubing frame account for a good chunk of that weight. The WPX2700 can still be easily manipulated and maneuvered, thanks to its two 12" never-flat wheels.

Main Features

The Westinghouse WPX2700 in use

The Westinghouse WPX2700

Along with the Westinghouse WPX2700 itself, the package also includes a spray gun, a pressure hose, 4 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, which are discussed in further detail below.

  • Soap injection: Detergent storage is ensured by a 0.5 gal tank. It must be noted that the Westinghouse WPX2700 doesn’t come with a soap dilution mechanism. Therefore, you must always make sure that your detergent is correctly diluted. The detergent is automatically added to the water when a soap nozzle is connected.
  • Pressure hose: A neat storage for the included 25 ft ⌀5/16" high-pressure hose (2700 PSI rating) is facilitated by a set of convenient hooks.
  • Spray gun: A side hook allows for an easy storage of the included ergonomic EnduraGrasp spray gun.
  • Nozzles: The following table illustrates the 4 included nozzles, along with the surfaces which they are the most suitable 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

Some of the accessories of the Westinghouse WPX2700

Some of the included accessories

  • Onboard storage: Stay prepared for any job with Westinghouse WPX2700'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 thermal relief valve (which helps to prevent internal pump damage) and a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation).
  • Accessories: Included with the Westinghouse WPX2700 are also the owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and some basic documentation to get you promptly started, along with several accessories, such as oil, spray gun, funnel, nozzle cleaner, pressure hose and tool kit.
  • Emissions: The Westinghouse WPX2700 is EPA-approved and CARB-compliant. This means that this pressure washer can be bought and sold in each of the 50 states, including California.

The Westinghouse WPX2700's performance versus other pressure washers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the Westinghouse WPX2700 compare to similarly priced pressure washers.

  • The Westinghouse WPX2700 with its 2700 PSI achieves a lower pressure value, compared to other gas-powered pressure washers in the $250-300 price range. If you're going after the highest possible power of the water stream, one of the best in this price range is the Powerhorse 89897 that can reach up to 3200 PSI.
  • In the aforementioned price range, this washer, with 2.3 GPM (gallons per minute), is placed on the lower end of the GPM scale. If you’re after the highest rinsing efficiency, one of the units with the highest water flow in the current price range is the Powerhorse 89897, that can deliver up to 2.6 GPM.
  • The WPX2700 ranks as below average in terms of Cleaning Units, compared to gas-powered devices in its price range, reaching only a value of 6210 CU (PSI x GPM). 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 Powerhorse 89897 and its 8320 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 Westinghouse WPX2700 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
  • Several security features
  • CARB-compliant
WEAKNESSES:
  • No electric start
  • No detergent dilution mechanism
  • Low PSI for the price
  • Low GPM for the price
  • Low CU for the price

Do you own the Westinghouse WPX2700 and agree (or disagree) with these strengths and weaknesses?

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Features and Specifications

General
FuelGas-Powered
HandlingHand Truck
WaterCold (104°F max.)
PSI2700
GPM2.3
Cleaning Units6210
Engine212 cc Westinghouse OHV horizontal shaft
PumpLX Axial Cam
Pump materialAluminum
Features
FrameSteel tubing
Soap injectionYes
Soap tank0.5 gal
Soap dilutionNo
Nozzles0°, 25°, 40°, Soap
Quick connect nozzlesYes
Onboard storageYes
Hose25 ft, ⌀5/16
Hose storageHooks
Misc
Dimensions
(L x W x H)
Approx. 21 x 19.5 x 39 in
Weight63 lbs
Wheels2 wheels, ⌀12", never flat
Included accessoriesOil, funnel, tool kit, nozzle cleaner, EnduraGrasp spray gun, high pressure hose, 4 nozzles
SecurityTrigger lock and thermal relief valve
EmissionsCARB, EPA
Warranty3 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.

About Westinghouse

Since its founding in 1886 by George Westinghouse, the Westinghouse brand has become synonymous with electric power. With a wide-ranging product line supporting heavy industry, municipal power grids, and home appliances, the company has maintained innovation as one of its core values. Westinghouse has several partnerships and controlling stakes in media enterprises and manufacturing conglomerates worldwide, including Viacom and Electrolux. Products for the homeowner and contractor marketed under the Westinghouse brand are produced in facilities worldwide, and include outdoor power equipment such as pressure washers and portable generators.

Warranty Information

The Westinghouse WPX2700 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 Westinghouse pressure washers, please consult Westinghouse's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-855-944-3571.

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