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3,100-PSI 2.5-GPM 212cc Gas Pressure Washer with Idle Down
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  • Model RY80544
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3,100-PSI 2.5-GPM 212cc Gas Pressure Washer with Idle Down

$37900 /each
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Model # RY80533

Internet #205092848

Ryobi 2800-PSI 2.3-GPM 179 cc Gas Pressure Washer with Idle Down

Discontinued Ryobi

2800-PSI 2.3-GPM 179 cc Gas Pressure Washer with Idle Down

  • Powerful 179 cc Gasoline Engine
  • Idle-Down: Saves Fuel, Reduces Noise and Wear on the Pump
  • On-Board Soap Tank for Hassle-Free Cleaning
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Product Overview

The Ryobi 2800-PSI Pressure Washer is engineered to handle even your toughest jobs. With a powerful 179 cc gasoline engine, this Ryobi Pressure Washer delivers 2800-PSI of force for quick cleaning of driveways, decks, windows and other areas around the house. Featuring a durable and compact roll-cage frame design this pressure washer is designed for easy transport. The engine is equipped with Idle Down Technology which decreases fuel consumption, reduces noise and increases the overall life of the engine and pump. The On-Board Detergent Tank offers hassle-free cleaning by eliminating the need to drag a bucket and hose behind you. For added convenience, the Ryobi 2800-PSI Pressure Washer is equipped with on-board accessory storage. The Ryobi 2800-PSI Gas Pressure Washer is backed with the Ryobi 3 Year limited warranty and is guaranteed to deliver results for years to come.

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  • Idle Down technology for fuel savings, reduced noise and longer engine life
  • Sturdy aluminum pump for longer life
  • On-board detergent tank for hassle-free cleaning
  • On-board accessory storage for user convenience
  • 12 in. durable wheels for easy transport
  • Engineered and assembled in south carolina
  • Ryobi 3 year limited warranty
  • 30 Day guarantee
  • Choose the best nozzle that fits your pressure washer needs:

    Pressure Washer Nozzle Selection Guide

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Name 2800-PSI 2.3-GPM 179 cc Gas Pressure Washer with Idle Down 3,100 psi 2.5 GPM Axial Cam Pump Gas Pressure Washer 3,100-PSI 2.5-GPM 212cc Gas Pressure Washer with Idle Down 3,100-PSI 2.5-GPM 212cc Gas Pressure Washer with 15 in. Surface Cleaner
Brand Ryobi Pulsar Ryobi Ryobi
Ratings (57) (1) (135) (113)
Commercial No No No No
Maximum Pressure (PSI) 2800.000 3100.000 3100.000 3100.000
GPM 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.5
Included Detergent tank,Wheels Detergent tank,Wheels Detergent tank,Wheels Detergent tank,Wheels
Features Quick connect tips Chemical/detergent injection,Quick connect tips Quick connect tips Quick connect tips
Pressure Washer Power Type Gas Gas Gas Gas
Refurbished No No No No
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Assembled Depth (in.)
21 in
Assembled Height (in.)
35 in
Assembled Width (in.)
19 in
Hose Diameter (In.)
Hose length (in.)
Wheel Diameter (in.)


Assembly Required
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Connection Type
M22 Universal Threaded Twist On Hose & Trigger Handle
Engine Displacement (cc)
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Engine Type
4 Cycle OHV
Quick connect tips
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
Hose Material
Detergent tank,Wheels
Maximum Pressure (PSI)
Nozzle Type
Number of tips included
Pressure Washer Power Type
Product Weight (lb.)
Pump Brand
Pump Type
Start Type
Recoil Start
Translucent fuel tank
Water capability

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Consumer Warranty

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Customer Questions & Answers

Is this model available in any stores near me?

Want it by tomorrow!!!
Asked by: Lisa
Thank you for asking, Lisa. Please check with Home Depot or for availability with this pressure washer. I hope this helps and we appreciate your interest in Ryobi! -Keri
Answered by: RYOBIOutdoors
Date published: 2017-07-21

engine speed?/water pressure?

is possible to adjust speed of engine? is it possible to adjust pressure of water? is it possible to do both engine and or water pressure? How?
Asked by: gster
Thank you for asking, Gster. The engine speed can not be adjusted. The water pressure can be adjusted depending on which pressure nozzle you have installed on the machine. I hope this helps and we appreciate your interest in Ryobi! -Keri
Answered by: RYOBIOutdoors
Date published: 2017-08-01

how is the pressure controlled on this unit?

you obviously can't wash a car with 2800lbs of pressure or a wood deck. is there a pressure control valve?\ Thank you
Asked by: Frank2
Thank you for asking, Frank2. This pressure washer is equipped with different pressure nozzles. The pressure is controlled by how close or far away the tip of the spray wand is to the surface in which you are washing as well as which nozzle is installed on this unit. I hope this helps and we appreciate your interest in Ryobi! -Keri
Answered by: RYOBIOutdoors
Date published: 2017-07-21

Does this model have the Honda engine?

Asked by: Kevin
Thank you for asking, Kevin. This pressure washer comes equipped with a powerful 179 cc OHC engine that produces 2800 PSI and 2.3 GPM. The engine idle speed is automatically reduced when the trigger is released. This feature increases fuel efficiency, reduces the noise level, and decreases wear and tear over the life of the pressure washer. I hope this helps and we appreciate your interest in Ryobi! -Keri
Answered by: RYOBIOutdoors
Date published: 2017-07-21
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Customer Reviews

2800-PSI 2.3-GPM 179 cc Gas Pressure Washer with Idle Down is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 57.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Reviewed this back on April 26, 2015 and gave 5 stars. HD was supposedly sending out a new air cl... Reviewed this back on April 26, 2015 and gave 5 stars. HD was supposedly sending out a new air cleaner assy. which was broken upon delivery and unfortunately I never received it. Only after waiting a month, I finally called a csr and was informed that the part was not available and to return it to HD for a refund. I was already past the 30 day return window, and truth be told, I really love the unit. Even with the darn air cleaner all taped down. Now, the last couple of times I used the washer, the idle-down feature is not working. When I let off of the trigger, it just stalls. Not fun cranking the unit several times to complete a job. I hope this is covered under the 3 year warranty and I really hope it doesn't take a month or longer for repairs. Would really like to get that and the air cleaner fixed!
Date published: 2017-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy To Use This is a great residential pressure washer. It has some good features, and it’s a huge upgrade over electric models. Out of the box, this pressure washer is easy to assemble and the oil and funnel are included, so you can be up and running in 10 minutes or so. Initially, this unit was a little hard to start. The first time I used it, it took several attempts to get it running. However, after that, it’s fired on the first or second pull each time. The instruction manual is very thorough and Ryobi did a great job of putting instructions on the pressure washer itself, so everything is labeled and explained – no guess work. This unit has four interchangeable heads, giving you options on the width/pressure of the spray. While an adjustable head on the wand would probably be more convenient, the heads are very easy to swap out, and there is onboard storage for them, so you don’t have to worry about them getting lost. The 25-degree head worked wonderfully for power washing my deck. It easily removed dirt and mildew, and it did so in about a third of the time it used to take me with my old electric model. I also used this pressure washer to wash my SUV, and it made it surprisingly simple. The blue head allows for a nice spray of soap and still has enough pressure behind it to blast off some of the loose dirt and bugs. You’ll still have to scrub to remove them all, but it's a good start. Once you’ve scrubbed the car down, you simply switch to the white, 40-degree head and rinse off. The whole process from setting the pressure washer up to packing it away took about 15 minutes, and the hose is long enough I never had to move it. As for storage, the large wheels make transporting this pressure washer convenient, and having the bungee cord to secure the hose when not in use is a nice touch. This pressure washer is a little more noisy than I’d expected, but it’s not so bad it’s a turn-off. I feel like it’s about as loud as a newer push mower. Overall, this is a great option for the average homeowner. While it’s more of an investment than electric models, it also provides much more power and in turn, will save you A LOT of time in the long run. If you really only have one use for a pressure washer, like cleaning a single deck every year or two, it’s probably overkill. However, if you find yourself pressure washing driveways, vinyl siding, decks, cars, etc., you definitely won’t regret going with this model.
Date published: 2014-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a Winner While I've never owned a pressure washer I have to say that Ryobi seems to have nailed it with this one. The unit comes almost fully assembled. You attach the handle, hose, and sprayer, then add gas and the oil (which is included along with a paper funnel). Some of the things I really like about this pressure washer are: - Everything stores neatly on the washer making it easy to store - It is a breeze to use with clear directions right on the unit - You just pour the detergent in the tank and it dilutes to a 20:1 ratio - The padded handle and big wheels make it easy to move around - The idle down keeps you from having to turn it off to talk to someone and it saves gas I used the pressure washer to clean a section of my wood fence which is 4 years old and was never treated. I used a detergent from HD (ZEP deck and fence). I sprayed it down first with the soap nozzle then switched to the broadest spray nozzle. The photos show the before and after. Honestly I think it would have looked even better but I took it easy in fear of splintering the wood (that section took about 15 minutes). The only possible issue with this sprayer is the exposed wiring connected to the engine switch. If the wires were to snag something they could come off putting the unit out of commission. I also thought that the soap tank should be clear but honestly you know when you are out when the soap bubbles stops coming out. The day after I received this pressure washer I had a contractor at my home doing some work. He saw this washer sitting in my garage. He said that he also does pressure washing. After looking over this Ryobi washer he said that it looked like a good solid washer.
Date published: 2014-07-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent choice for home owners This unit was available only on line and I received it in about a week as promised. There was minimal assembly that was easy with clear instructions. The engine started on a few pulls and idled smoothly. In the next week I used the pressure washer for a total of about 3 hours. The engine and pump worked flawlessly and the idle down feature is really nice. The engine is about average for noise. My only complaint is the hose is made of a stiff plastic and is a nuisance to keep untangled. This pressure washer is a real value for the price and should last for many seasons. The hose can be upgraded for $30-$50.
Date published: 2015-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to assemble It's a little heavy in the box @ 74 lbs. but I managed the initial handling from car to garage (single woman). I assembled it with no problem with easy-to-follow instructions and few parts to deal with. The pull cord was not a problem as I feared and the unit moved around the deck with ease. Unlike my previous power washer which was very top heavy, this washer didn't tip or pull and the results were better than before. I love it!
Date published: 2014-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top-notch machine! As a recent first time home owner, this is the first pressure washer I’ve personally owned, and I am thrilled with this machine! I spent many days as a teenager using my father’s Honda pressure washer, and I have to say this Ryobi blows his Honda out of the water (pun intended). Assembly: Easy! Snap on the handle, attach the hose, pour in the included oil, and you’re ready to go. It’s really that simple. Using the pressure washer: The engine started on the 2nd ever pull of the cord. It took about 10 seconds to warm up then I was in business. It ran strong from start to finish. I love that the engine slows to an idle when not actively spraying - it saves gas and reduces unnecessary noise. The 4 included nozzles are high quality and plenty for the average homeowner. It has a reservoir for soap, but I haven’t tested it out yet…I just wanted to make sure I mentioned it’s there and seems easy to use. I usually try to find at least one thing a company could improve upon when writing a product review, but I really have nothing to complain about. Even the company itself impressed me - the shipping company damaged the first unit that was sent to me and Ryobi was eager to help. They immediately sent a replacement and included a return shipping label to send the first one back, no questions asked. I highly recommend this product!
Date published: 2014-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good strong/powerfull P Washer Starts easily, nice feature that it powers/idles down while not using the pressure side. Very strong pressure, bought it to take 1" thick calcium deposits off of the tile, below the decorative rock, in my pool, it took a little while, but then the calcium had formed over several years, and I had a bunch of it that had formed. Gas tank holds enough gas for several hours of use....I think due to the fact that the engine will idle, when not under demand. Probably put 20 hours on it since the first of is running great....although they say to check the oil.... mine has not used a drop. Happy with the product
Date published: 2015-09-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Machine Good Price Quality Built Ryobi has attained its goal by making a good, quality, sturdy homeowner machine. Its almost ready to go out of the box, Just attach the handle & hose, and fill the oil & gas and your set to go. (MAKE SURE YOU FILL THE OIL) the oil is in the box with the machine. The machine started on the 2nd pull. It sunds kinda funny when you first start it as it revs up and then idles down right away. So when your not washing the engine goes into a slow speed idle, saving you gas and reducing emissions. the machine also comes with 4 nozzles,,,, 1 for applying soap plus an onboard detergant tank and 3 for powerwashing. I put in the green nozzle which is like the medium strength and started washing. As you can see from the pictures below the machine cleaned my concrete patio extremely well. A word of caution though, Be careful on wood surfaces as if you hold any of the nozzles too close it WILL tear the wood up. Overall this is a great machine for any homeowner and light commercial user. It is quality built and should last a long time as long as proper maintenance is performed such as changing the oil,cleaning any filters and lubricating the pump.
Date published: 2014-07-04
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