Generac 17,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Electric Start Portable Generator-5735 - The Home Depot
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Model # 5735

Internet # 100662531

17,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Electric Start Portable Generator

Generac 17,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Electric Start Portable Generator

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$2,699.00 / each


Model # 5735

Internet # 100662531

From home use to camping, construction and outdoor events, the Generac GP 17,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Electric Start Portable Generator provides dependable power and great portability. This generator runs for up to 10 hours with a 16 Gal. tank and will shutdown automatically if oil levels get low to help protect the engine. The idle control of this generator increases fuel efficiency and the included wheel kit and lifting eye make transportation easy.

  • 16 Gal. fuel tank runs the generator for up to 10 hours at a half load
  • 992cc engine runs on gasoline to provide dependable power
  • Circuit breaker helps protect the generator and connected appliances from damage
  • Muffler provides quiet operation
  • Fuel gauge shows you when the generator needs refueling
  • Automatic shut-off when oil levels are low to help prevent engine damage
  • Never-flat wheel kit and lifting eye make transporting the generator easy
  • Electric start provides push-button power up (battery included)
  • Idle control for added fuel efficiency
  • 26,250-Watt peak and 17,500-Watt running power provides reliable power to run construction equipment or emergency backup electricity
  • Click on the “more info” tab to download the specifications pdf to view the Wattage requirement guide
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Assembled Depth (in.) 
48.5 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
38.5 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
30.75 in 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Length (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
Auto idle control 
Automatic Voltage Regulation 
Built-in inverter 
CA (CARB) Compliant 
Not CARB Compliant 
Continuous Wattage 
Engine Displacement (cc) 
Engine Make 
OEM Branded 
Fuel Gauge 
Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 
Fuel type 
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour) 
Horsepower (hp) 
0 hp 
Low oil shutdown 
Number of circuits/outlets 
Operational volume (dB) 
Osha Required GFCI Outlets 
Peak Wattage 
Product Weight (lb.) 
390 lb 
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank) 
Voltage (volts) 
Wheel Kit Included 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
EPA Approved 
Manufacturer Warranty 


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 91 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 17,500-Watt Portable Generator, enough Juice for all we do. We operate a mobile gourmet kitchen. Our power needs are great since we use a lot electric appliances to include display cases, refrigerators, freezers, fryers and of course air conditioning since we live in Texas. This power house meets our needs without missing a beat. March 31, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Both tires don't hold air. Oil bottle opened during shipping and was over everything. Had to buy locking nuts to mount handle. Looks like a "tickle When I opened the parts package there was oil over everything. Pumped up a flat tire and now both are flat. Had to purchase locking nuts to install the handle. It appears to work well, but your detail and instruction booklet leaves much to be desired. This replaces a 15-year-old 15KW unit, so am confident that it will perform well. Along with a spare air filter there was what appeared to be a "tickler" cable/plug, but no place on the generator to plug it in (when & if needed to restore the magnetic generator load). April 16, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This thing is a beast! Generator was all I had hoped for. Had my electrician out to help me with wiring my house. When power goes out I can plug directly in the main and this thing runs everything with the exception of my electric heaters. Love it! April 3, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very useful product I am happy to have purchased this product. I am satisfied with the price, appearance and quality of this very useful equipment.. March 24, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by No more worry This is one of the best investments I made for my South Florida home. Used it only once since I bought it, but boy it was a pleasure to have all the my power I needed. It started right up. March 11, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent layout and presentation of features I love my new Generac generator. It is exactly what I wanted and my wife bought it for me for Christmas. Great features and great performance. I considered other products, but none had all that I was looking for except the 17500E. So I wasn't going to settle for almost .... bought the best and got everything I wanted !! December 28, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by A lot of power for the money The portability of this generator makes it nice to store. It has the power to run my entire home in the event of a power outage. I did convert it to propane and am very happy with the results. December 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Stand By Generator I purchased this unit about 5 years ago when it came complete with the transfer switch, all cords and wired panel box. Installed it and it now runs my entire house when we have power outages, which is getting more and more frequent. The generator doesn't even 'grunt' when the the stove, microwave, dryer are in use. Great product. December 30, 2012
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