Best Quiet Power Generators 2017

Quiet Power Generators Looking to buy a quiet power generator? This site has everything you'll need to know to make the best purchase for your particular needs. For a general introduction and some background information the "generators vs inverters" page is a great place to start. Otherwise scroll down to view our top picks of 2017!

Briggs & Stratton 30545 P3000 Quiet Portable Generator

 

Briggs and Stratton Quiet Portable Generator

If you’re searching for portable, clean, quiet power you’ve found it. The Briggs and Stratton 30545 is a quiet portable generator that delivers 2600 running watts with 3000 starting watts at a quiet 58db at ¼ load. The unit places portability in high regard. There are two built in never-go-flat tires and a telescoping handle which enables you to pull the inverter behind you with minimal effort. This unit is also quite light weighing in at 89lbs. When lifting is necessary there are built in dual handles which allow you to share the load and avoid unnecessary strain. The unit also boasts an LCD screen which allows you to easily monitor running time and fuel consumption- both of which are quite impressive relative to similar models. The P3000 is able to run for 10 hours at a ¼ load and utilizes inverter technology to run at variable speeds in relation to load requirements thus maximizing fuel economy.

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Champion 75537i Quiet Portable Generator w/ Wireless Remote Startup

 

Champion 75537i Quiet Portable Generator

Champion offers great products at aggressive prices. This unit is no exception. These quiet portable generators are built with 3100 starting watts and 2800 running watts. It operates at 58dB at rated load making it ideal for RVs, cabins, food trucks and anywhere else noise is a concern. The built in wheels and collapsible luggage style handle makes transportation easy and dual mounted handles allow you to share the load when lifting is necessary. This quiet portable generator can also be started 3 ways; manually via the recoil cord, electronically with a push start button and remotely from a wireless remote that can operate from up to 80ft away.

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WEN 56310i 3100W Inverter Generator

 

WEN 56310i Quiet Power Generator

This quiet power generator is a great alternative to the bigger brands such as Honda and Yamaha. It comes complete with a 120v 30amp locking RV outlet making it ideal for campers and RVs and only emits 57dB at ¼ load. The 212cc 4 stroke OHV engine has an output of 3100 starting watts and 2800 running watts allowing for a wide range of applications. The collapsible handle and build in wheels make transportation easy and with a net weight of only 81.4lbs this unit is built with mobility in mind. The runtime is 7.5h at ½ load and it comes complete with a 2yr limited warrantee.

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Honda EU2000i Quiet Power Generator

 

Honda Eu2000i Quiet Power Generator

Any review of quiet power generators wouldn’t be complete without a Honda. With the highest rating of overall customer satisfaction these inverters have become the standard when it comes to quiet portable power. With 2000 surge watts and 1600 running watts the applications of this unit are vast and with a decibel rating of 53-59dBs (¼ load vs full load) they are perfect for RVing, camping and tailgating. The Honda GX100 engine has a run time of 8.1 hours at ¼ load and comes with a 3 year limited warrantee.

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WEN 56200i Quiet Portable Generator

 

WEN 56200i Quiet Portable Generator

As far as value is concerned it is hard to beat this quiet portable generator. It is portable (only 48lbs), powerful (the 79.7cc 4stroke OHV engine delivers 2000 starting watts and 1600 running watts) and best of all, quiet (51dBs at ¼ load- this is 2 dBs quieter than a Honda!) This inverter is ideal for camping, RVing, fishing, tailgating and anywhere else noise is a concern. It has a runtime of 6 hours at half load and can be paralleled with another inverter to double its output.

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Westinghouse WH2400i Explorer Series Inverter Generator

 

Westinghouse 2400i Quiet Power Generator

This quiet power generator is just that- quiet. Emitting only 59dB AT FULL LOAD this unit is perfect for camping, tailgating and anywhere else where noise is a concern. With 2400 starting watts and 2100 running watts this little 43lb inverter can handle a wide range of appliances and can be taken anywhere. Its 79cc 4 stroke engine has a running time of 11h under ¼ load and is able to parallel with other inverters to double the wattage output.

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