Review Of The Champion Power Equipment 46533 4,000 Watt Gas Powered Generator

Champion Power Equipment 46533

When looking for a 4000W gas powered generator, the Champion Power Equipment 46533 should be one of the considerations. It has the exact same specs as the 46515 model, but it meets California emissions standards. Let us have a look at the main features of the 4-stroke gas generator so that you can determine whether it is worth the money.

Wattage Rating
Powered by a 196cc Champion single cylinder, 4-stroke OHV engine, this portable gas generator delivers 3500 watts of continuous power. The the peak power rating is 4000 watts. Generators in this capacity range have enough power to run refrigerator, sump pump, and several lighs all at the same time. A great choice if you are looking for an emergency backup power source for little cost.

The 4,000 Watt generator uses regular unleaded gasoline with a minimum octane rating of 85. Equipped with a 3.8 gal. (14.4 L) capacity fuel tank, the CARB compliant generator can provide 12 hours of power at half load. Full load fuel consumption is 1.5 gallons/hour.
Customers have been pleased with the fuel efficiency of this gen.

This unit has three different outlets: 1- 120V Outlet (5-20R), 1 – 120V Twistlock (L5-30R), and 1 – RV Receptacle (TT-30R). Push-to-reset circuit breakers protect the generator and connected appliances against electrical overload. The output voltage of the generator is displayed by a voltmeter.

other Features
For safe operation, the 6.5 hp engine is equipped with an automatic cut out. It will stop when the oil level in the crankcase falls below a critical threshold. Oil capacity is 0.63 qt (0.6 L). SAE 10W-30 oil is recommended. The engine is mounted in 1 in. diameter tubular steel frame for protection and durability. At 110 lb, the Champion 46533 weighs is fairly easy to transport.

The Champion Power Equipment 46533 has received very good reviews from its customers at The product currently has a strong 4.6/5 star rating. Mobility kit is not included in the package. Features such as wireless electric start are not provided. However, for the majority of reviewers it is a good product for the price.

This unit is rated at 68 db at 23 ft. It is not super quiet, but not too loud either. When it comes to gas consumption, the customers have found the generator to be very efficient. The reviewers have also found it to be very easy to start. It starts on first pull almost every time. It is a CARB-compliant generator and this means that the generator produces cleaner air than Non-CARB combustion systems.

All in all, many reviewers have found that the 4kw Champion generator is a great value for the price. Much lighter, fuel efficient and quieter generators are available on the market but for under $400, you should give this Champion a try.

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