Featuring a compact, wheeled frame for easy transport, the Generac 17,500-Watt Portable Gas-Powered Generator with Electric Start provides a reliable power supply wherever you need it. A Generac OHVI (overhead valve industrial) engine delivers performance and power, while a sturdy steel-tube cradle protects the generator's exterior. For safe and comfortable use, the circuit-breaker outlets prevent power overloads, and the low-tone muffler makes for ultra quiet operation. .caption font-family: Verdana, Helvetica neue, Arial, serif; font-size: 10px; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; ul.indent list-style: inside disc; text-indent: 20px; img.withlink border:1px black solid; a.nodecoration text-decoration: none
Portable gas-powered generators deliver power when you need it, where you need it--from outdoor parties to construction sites. View larger.
Circuit breaker protected outlets guard against circuit overload for reliable performance. View larger.
The hardened steel-tube cradle, convenient handles, and wheel kit ensure durability and portability. View larger.
Generac's OHVI® engine is designed specifically for generators, and it lasts three to four times longer than competitive engines. View full diagram.
Determine your requirements for a portable generator: click here to view wattage charts. (Note for California residents: This model is not CARB-compliant (units sold to California must be CARB-compliant) or CSA-certified.) A Durable Power Supply Wherever You Need It
The Generac 17,500-Watt Generator with Electric Start is an ideal portable generator to have at home, on the job site, or wherever you need power. Its compact frame--48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches (LxWxH)--is fitted with lifting eye handles and pneumatic, all-terrain wheels for easy portability. And with its hardened steel-tube cradle, this rugged generator holds up well for frequent travel, allowing you to look forward to years of operation. Plus, this model features an electric ignition for fast, easy start-up. Thanks to its versatile design, this generator adds comfort and possibility to any situation. Use it to keep your family safe through unexpected blackouts or make construction jobs faster and easier. A Low-Maintenance, High-Performance OHVI Engine
Designed specifically for generators, the Generac 17,500-Watt Generator with Electric Start's heavy-duty 992-cc OHVI (overhead valve industrial) engine boasts a host of features. An exclusive X-Torq governor maximizes the engine's performance to keep it running without stalls. And so engine components continue moving smoothly, a pressurized lubrication system sends oil directly to critical areas. Thanks to this full-pressure lubrication system, the engine can employ an automotive-grade, spin-on oil filter that sifts out dirt and other unwanted substances. The oil filter works alongside a dual-element air filter. Together, the two keep engine performance at a maximum and maintenance at a minimum. Plus, this generator's sturdy, 16-gallon resin tank ensures a full 10 hours of operation at a 50-percent load, letting you relax for hours of use. The automatic-idle control reduces fuel usage and noise, while the tank's built-in fuel gauge lets you monitor fuel levels at a glance. Generac even provides you with your first supply of oil. Plenty of Wattage to Run a Full Range of Appliances
The most heavy-duty of Generac's GP model generators, the Generac 17,500-Watt Generator with Electric Start supplies 17,500 output watts and 26,250 maximum watts (for start-up of devices). It has an A/C voltage of 120/240 and a frequency of 60 hertz. For unexpected blackouts, this is enough wattage to run home appliances such as security systems, computers, and electric stoves, as well as air conditioning systems and sump pumps. (A manual transfer switch is required to connect to air conditioning systems.) For construction and landscaping applications, it's enough to support large devices such as lawn mowers, belt sanders, and table saws. And for camping and outdoor events, it can run portable stereos, outdoor lights, and electric grills. (Note: All appliances should be checked for actual wattage ratings.) Safe, Quiet Operation with Overload-Protected Outlets
If security and quiet operation are important to you in a generator, then the Generac 17,500-Watt Generator with Electric Start is an ideal choice. Its outlets (two 120-volt, two 120-volt GFCI, one 120-volt 30 Amp twist lock, one 120/240-volt 50 Amp, and one 12 VDC battery charger) are circuit-breaker protected, guarding against power overloads and allowing the generator to smoothly send power to your appliances. And the low-tone muffler means the generator runs at a comfortable noise level that easily blends into the background. This generator is backed by a two-year limited warranty. What's in the Box
Generac 5735 GP Series GP17500E 17,500-Watt 992-cc OHVI Portable Gas-Powered Generator with Electric Start (Non-CARB Compliant), 12VDC 365-CCA battery, first oil supply, wheel kit, maintenance kit, and manual.
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Compare the Generac GP Series Portable Generators Model # GP1800 GP3250 GP5000 GP5500 GP6500 GP7000 GP7000E GP8000 GP8000E GP15000E GP17500E Running/starting watts 1800/2050 3250/3750 5000/6250 5500/6875 6500/8000 7000/8750 7000/8750 8000/10000 8000/10000 15000/22500 17500/26250 Fuel tank size (gallons) 4.0 4.0 6.6 6.6 6.6 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 16.0 16.0 Approx. run time @ 50% (hours) 14.5 12.5 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 10 10 Electric start (battery included)
Yes Yes Yes Dimensions (L x W x H - inches) 23.5 x 17 x 17.5 25 x 21 x 19.5 33.5 x 26.5 x 27.5 33.5 x 26.5 x 27.5 33.5 x 26.5 x 27.5 33.5 x 26.5 x 27.5 33.5 x 26.5 x 27.5 33.5 x 26.5 x 27.5 33.5 x 26.5 x 27.5 48.5 x 31 x 39.5 48.5 x 31 x 39.5 Shipping weight (pounds) 79 91 167 167 172 177 182 187 192 363 390
- Electric Start
- Locking fold-down handles and wheel kit
- Hour meter with maintenance resets
- 26,250 Surge Watts/17,500 Rated Watts
- Non-CARB Compliant/Not For Sale In California