Model # 5941

Internet #202851444

Generac 6,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator
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Generac

6,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator

  • Generac OHV engine delivers a long life of reliable power
  • Low oil shutdown safeguards engine from damage
  • Steel fuel tank and hardened steel cradle provides durability
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Product Overview

  • Generac OHV engine delivers a long life of reliable power
  • Low oil shutdown safeguards engine from damage
  • Steel fuel tank and hardened steel cradle provides durability
Get power when and where you need it, no matter where you go. Generac's rugged, dependable portable generators are designed to deliver power wherever you are. The GP6500E electric start portable generator is an affordable solution for many different applications. This unit is ideal for tailgating, camping, power tool use and emergency home backup power. This generator offers four 5-20R 120-Volt outlets and one L14-30R Twist-Lock 120/240-Volt outlet with covers for protection from weather, tampering and debris.
  • Generac's 389cc OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life
  • Low oil shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage
  • Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals
  • Electric start model for easy operation
  • Large-capacity steel fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provides durability and extended run times
  • Covered outlets provides added protection from the environment and rugged working conditions
  • Hardened 1 1/4 in. steel tube cradle for added durability and strength
  • Fold-down, locking handle for sturdy portability and compact storage
  • Heavy duty, never-flat wheels for reliable portability
  • Circuit breakers help provide overload protection
  • Plug-in battery charger jack keeps battery charged and ready to go
  • Includes engine oil and quick-start guide



Product Overview

Get power when and where you need it, no matter where you go. Generac's rugged, dependable portable generators are designed to deliver power wherever you are. The GP6500E electric start portable generator is an affordable solution for many different applications. This unit is ideal for tailgating, camping, power tool use and emergency home backup power. This generator offers four 5-20R 120-Volt outlets and one L14-30R Twist-Lock 120/240-Volt outlet with covers for protection from weather, tampering and debris.

  • Generac's 389cc OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life
  • Low oil shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage
  • Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals
  • Electric start model for easy operation
  • Large-capacity steel fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provides durability and extended run times
  • Covered outlets provides added protection from the environment and rugged working conditions
  • Hardened 1 1/4 in. steel tube cradle for added durability and strength
  • Fold-down, locking handle for sturdy portability and compact storage
  • Heavy duty, never-flat wheels for reliable portability
  • Circuit breakers help provide overload protection
  • Plug-in battery charger jack keeps battery charged and ready to go
  • Includes engine oil and quick-start guide



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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
27.25
Product Height (in.)
25.0
Product Length (in.)
27.25
Product Width (in.)
26.8

Details

Built-in inverter
No
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Engine Displacement (cc)
389
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Features
Automatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,GFCI Outlet(s),Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,Osha Required GFCI Outlets
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
7.2
Fuel type
Gasoline
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
.67
Horsepower (hp)
0 hp
Included
Wheel Kit
Muffler
Yes
Number of circuits/outlets
5
Operational Volume (dB)
0.0
Osha Required GFCI Outlets
Yes
Product Weight (lb.)
186lb
Returnable
30-Day
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank)
10
Running Wattage
6500
Starting Wattage
8125
Voltage (volts)
120/240

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
EPA Approved
Manufacturer Warranty
2-year

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
27.25
Product Height (in.)
25.0
Product Length (in.)
27.25
Product Width (in.)
26.8

Details

Built-in inverter
No
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Engine Displacement (cc)
389
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Features
Automatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,GFCI Outlet(s),Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,Osha Required GFCI Outlets
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
7.2
Fuel type
Gasoline
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
.67
Horsepower (hp)
0 hp
Included
Wheel Kit
Muffler
Yes
Number of circuits/outlets
5
Operational Volume (dB)
0.0
Osha Required GFCI Outlets
Yes
Product Weight (lb.)
186lb
Returnable
30-Day
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank)
10
Running Wattage
6500
Starting Wattage
8125
Voltage (volts)
120/240

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
EPA Approved
Manufacturer Warranty
2-year

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Questions & Answers

Does the GP6500E come with a battery in the box with the generator

Asked by: pgen
Yes, it does
Answered by: Mike
Date published: 2017-02-19

Does the GP 6500E come with a battery and battery cable to charge the battery, if not where do I purchase one

Asked by: pgen
Comes with all you need for battery starting. My particular battery failed in a disappointingly short time. Don't let my experience deter you tho, all in all, I'm happy and shopping for a new battery now.
Answered by: LetmeHandleIt
Date published: 2017-02-19

How does this unit compare in pricing with other makes with the electric start and power cord provided.

Asked by: bernsai
I compared Coleman, Briggs & Stratton and Honda and I found out the Generac had the best price for what you were getting compared to the other compeditors
Answered by: TomtheGeneral
Date published: 2017-02-19

Does it also have a pull start

Asked by: BSR11
yes and it started with one pull after setting 4 months.
Answered by: LetmeHandleIt
Date published: 2017-09-06
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Customer Reviews

6,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 322.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Purchased the gp6500e in case of power outages from hurricane Irma. Works exactly how you would expect. Instructions could be better but common sense goes a long way. The single quart of oil brings the unit just past the low mark on level ground, good thing I had backup oil on hand. Battery came with enough charge to start it right out of the box. Has been running constantly with no hiccups. 9/10 Would buy again!
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Instructions for assembly were not clear We just got our GP6500 put together today, and found the directions for assembly difficult to interpret. There was a card that showed the parts and pictograms of how to assemble, but they were not clear enough. The manual was. It much help either. We managed to figure it out, having put together many other types of products, but I think that it might be a challenge for others. We haven't even used the product yet, as we have not lost power since purchasing, but wanted to tell the company that their assembly instructions were terrible!
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice unit Bought this generator for use as a power backup when power is lost for myself , other family members or friends . Received unit in a VERY timely matter , after installing wheel kit ( a must have ) , adding oil and gas the generator started right up , runs quite and smooth . Love the electric start and the twist Lock power cord that came with this unit , as of yet have not had to use it but pretty sure it will perform as needed , I would recommend this Generac GP6500E generator to anyone and it's a good value .
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Met all my initial expectations. Easy setup and easy startup. It's kinda scary purchasing something you hope you never have to use, but for this generator ... that's the case! I expect good results sometime in the future; and I base my expectation on the homework I did on Generac Products. I think the best way to assure its reliability if I do not use it for 5-10 years, may be to simply store it as purchased ... but I have decided to run it 30 minutes every month instead. I'd like very much to give you all another review every 5 years !!
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 100% WORTHLESS!!!!!! It's a piece of junk. I bought it brand new. It started without any problems... 100% WORTHLESS!!!!!! It's a piece of junk. I bought it brand new. It started without any problems. 6 months later when the power went out, it would NOT start!! I paid almost a $1,000 dollars for IT, and it doesn't even work when I need it. I WILL NEVER BUY ANOTHER GENERAC PRODUCT EVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I now have to pay someone to come to my home to fix it. COMPLETE JUNK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This generator was easy to assemble. It comes with everything... This generator was easy to assemble. It comes with everything you need to get it up and running. This is a heavy unit but after you get the wheels on it it's easy to move around. I have not field tested it yet but it does start easy if you follow the directions. So far I am very happy with it.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Power Have not had to actually use this generator yet, did test it out to make sure it works . Happy with the design , price and fast delivery . Hope I don't have to ever use it but for emergency but I'm ready and I plan to use for camping in remote areas .
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product so Far Cranked this for the 1st time yesterday and didn't even need to be choked. Assembly was quick but could have been a little clearer in the instructions and more oil. It is running well now and have not have any issues.
Date published: 2017-09-08
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