How Much Does a Pressure Washer Weigh?

Published by: | Updated: July 1, 2023
JCS Refresh How Much Does A Pressure Washer Weigh

Looking for an efficient way to erase years of grime and organic matter? Pressure washers might be your best bet. 

However, various models should be considered, depending on the size of your project.

Before we get too far, let’s discuss the average size and weight of an average pressure washer and answer, how much do pressure washers weigh?

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Quick answer

There are two main types of pressure washers: gas and electric. 

  • Electric pressure washers are considerably lighter, weighing between 15-60 lbs.
  • Gas pressure washers are larger and can weigh anywhere from 60-300+ lbs.

Frequently asked questions

We gathered various questions to help clear up any final thoughts.

How much does a 4000 PSI pressure washer weigh?

Depending on the specific model, a 4000 PSI pressure washer, gas or electric, typically weighs well over 200 lbs.

How much does a 3500 PSI pressure washer weigh?

Your average 3500 PSI pressure washer will usually weigh around 100-200 lbs. (gas-powered). However, electric models can be as light as 45 lbs.

How much does a commercial pressure washer weigh?

Like other pressure washers, the machine’s weight depends on the chosen model, but commercial models most likely weigh over 120 lbs.

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How much do electric pressure washers weigh?

Electric pressure washers typically weigh between 15-80+ lbs., depending on the model (these fall under light-duty to medium-duty jobs). 

However, some electric models are beasts and can weigh upwards of 300 lbs.

How much do gas pressure washers weigh?

Gas pressure washers weigh 60-300+ lbs. and generally come mounted to a frame with built-in wheels for more accessible transportation.


Ultimately many things will determine the weight of a pressure washer; its type, model, and PSI vs. GPM capability, to name a few. 

We hope this article answered your main question about how much a pressure washer weighs and maybe even provided additional information.

Thanks for reading!