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Greenworks 3000 PSI Electric Pressure Washer Review

Electric pressure washers are gaining more capability, making them more popular than ever. The Greenworks 3000 PSI electric pressure washer is one of the strongest options available without moving to a gas engine.

Greenworks 3000 PSI Electric Pressure Washer Performance

There are two main ratings you need to know about any pressure washer: PSI and GPM. Greenworks can reach 3000 PSI with this model and up to 2.0 GPM, depending on which nozzle you’re using. Considering a decent electric model is around 2000 PSI/2.0 GPM, this is clearly a big step up. One of the ways Greenworks gets such high performance is its use of a brushless motor.

Brushless motors require electronic controls and that adds some possibilities. For the Greenworks 3000 PSI electric pressure washer, one of them is intelligent sensors that adjust the power and flow based on which nozzle you have on the wand.

However, not all ratings are the same. Some brands play games with where or how they take measurements, resulting in PSI Max and GPM Max that don’t accurately represent the working ratings. Greenworks has its ratings certified by the PWMA so there’s a high degree of confidence that the ratings on the box are what you’ll actually experience when you’re cleaning.

What you end up with is an electric pressure washer that really does clean with the power of entry-level gas models. And of course, there are no gas engine hassles, noise, or emissions to deal with.

Greenworks 3000 PSI Electric Pressure Washer Design Notes

Upright Storage

Greenworks 3000 PSI Electric Pressure Washer Review

Storing your pressure washer doesn’t have to take up a ton of space, especially when there are no gas engine fluids to worry about. Greenworks makes its design simple—just tilt it forward until it rests upright on the front bar. You don’t even have to fold the handle.

Generous Detergent Tank

1-Gallon Detergent Tank

Nearly all electric pressure washers have a detergent tank, but Greenworks’ 1-gallon tank is more generous than most. If you’re like us and buy Simple Green by the gallon, you can just fill the tank and recycle the bottle without having to store it.

Additional Highlights

Greenworks 3000 PSI Electric Pressure Washer Profile
  • Push-button starting
  • 10-inch never flat tires
  • 35-foot power cord with in-line GFCI
  • 25-foot kink-resistant hose
  • Axial cam pump with thermal relief valve
  • Includes 15°, 25°, 40°, soap, and turbo nozzles with onboard storage

Greenworks 3000 PSI Electric Pressure Washer Price

As one of the highest-performing electric pressure washers available, it’s no surprise that the Greenworks 5110502VT is also at the high end of the price scale. The retail price runs $449.00 and that comes with a 3-year warranty on the tool and a 10-year warranty on the brushless motor.

The Bottom Line

If you want to get into gas pressure washer performance without leaving the convenience of an electric unit behind, the Greenworks 3000 PSI electric pressure washer is a great way to accomplish that. Its combination of PWMA-certified performance and conveniently thought-out design make it an easy recommendation for homeowners.


  • Motor: Brushless
  • Max Water Pressure: 3000 PSI (with 1.1 GPM)
  • Max Water Flow: 2.0 GPM (with 100 PSI)
  • Hose: 25 feet
  • Cord: 35 feet with GFCI
  • Wheels: 10 inches