Best pressure washer

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is either; anytime is a great time to buy a pressure washer and clean that horrible grime off of your stuff. If you’re in the market for some serious outdoor cleaning power or the Best pressure washer, we suggest you read on..

There are two ways of achieving a sparkling driveway or car: get on your hands and knees with a brush and scrub until your knuckles bleed. Or invest in the best pressure washer. We suggest opting for the latter and the latest breed of jet washing devices are among some of the best yet, boasting professional technology in an affordable, commercial package.

On top of this, there are now bespoke devices that are safer to use on delicate objects, such as bicycles and motorcycles, with fewer worries about forcing H20 into bearings and sensitive motor parts. 

Best pressure washer

MAC ALLISTERdiy.comUS$128.00BUY NOW

Score: 93/100

As our winning model, the Mac Allister pressure washer impressed in all areas of our test. It’s a particular standout for its results on patios and windows. It also comes with a good selection of accessories and our testers also found it very easy to assemble. 

Key specifications
Weight: 10kg
Power Output: 1800w
Max. Pressure: 130 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 440l/hr
Hose Length: 6m
Cord Length: 5m

Read our full reviewRUNNER-UP -BEST PRESSURE WASHERKarcher K4 Full Control Pressure Washer

best pressure washer 2020

KARCHERamazon.co.uk£174.99BUY NOW

Score: 89/100

This is another good all-rounder that performed well in all tests. It’s a little bulky, but most of the tools can be stored onboard and the handle is retractable, so it’s convenient for storage. The patio head brush makes short work of cleaning large patio and deck areas. It also comes with two spray lances, one of which has variable pressure.

Key specifications
Weight: 11.4kg
Power Output: 1800w
Max. Pressure: 130 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 420l/hr
Hose Length: 6m
Cord Length: 5m

Husqvarna PW235R

HUSQVARNAhusqvarna.com£199.00BUY NOW

Score: 89/100

The Husqvarna PW235R is a great pressure washer with an streamlined design and scored highly on our performance test. It works well when tackling stubborn dirt stains on a patio, and it has a lot of accessories, which can be stored onboard. It’s easy to manoeuvre and use, and it also has sturdy wheels.

Key specifications
Weight: 10.4kg
Power Output: 1800w
Max. Pressure: 135 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 350l/hr
Hose Length: 8m
Cord Length: 5m

Read the full reviewNilfisk E 145 Bar Power Washer

NILFISKamazon.co.uk£419.98BUY NOW

Score: 88/100

One of the most powerful washers in Nilfisk’s lineup, this heavy-duty model (almost twice the weight of our winner) scored well in all of our performance tests, and it comes with impressive accessories. The patio cleaner got rid of grime effectively on larger areas, and the dirt blaster nozzle is great for speedily cleaning anything not blasted away.

Key specifications
Weight: 19.8kg
Power Output: 2100w
Max. Pressure: 145 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 500l/hr
Hose Length: 9m
Cord Length: 5m

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Karcher K5 Premium Full Control Plus Home

KARCHERamazon.co.uk£339.00BUY NOW

Score: 86/100

With everything you need to clean your patio, garden furniture and car coming as standard, this powerful pressure washer is an impressive piece of kit. The variable pressure controls on the handle are useful and while it comes at a high price and is bulky, it’s worth it if you’ll use it a lot.

Key specifications
Weight: 13.6kg
Power Output: 2100w
Max. Pressure: 145 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 500l/hr
Hose Length: 8m
Cord Length: 5m

Read our full reviewBUDGET BUY PRESSURE WASHERKarcher K2 Compact Pressure WasherKARCHER K2 COMPACT PRESSURE WASHERKARCHERvery.co.uk£79.99BUY NOW

Score: 86/100

Great for smaller patios and giving your garden furniture a blast, this compact, lightweight washer is ideal for anyone on a budget. We were impressed with its spray fan width and performance, plus its useful carrying handle makes it easily portable. 

Key specifications
Weight: 3.7kg
Power Output: 1400w
Max. Pressure: 110 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 360l/hr
Hose Length: 4m
Cord Length: 5m

Bosch Advanced Aquatak 160 High Pressure Washer

BOSCHamazon.co.uk£394.95BUY NOW

Score: 85/100

With its high pressure output, this is a powerful machine. It’s quite bulky, but we found it easy to manoeuvre. If you have the storage space and budget, it’s worth considering. It comes with three different nozzles, and brushes can be purchased separately.

Key specifications
Weight: 25.9kg
Power Output: 2100w
Max. Pressure: 160 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 450l/hr
Hose Length: 8m
Cord Length: 5m

HUSQVARNAhusqvarna.com£309.00BUY NOW

Score: 85/100

For anyone with a large space to clean, this is a powerful pressure washer that’s great at cleaning up even the dirtiest patios (the longer-than-average hose helps too). The variable pressure nozzle also did a very good job of tackling mucky cars and windows – it’s gentle enough to not damage either but strong enough to remove virtually all the dirt without much effort.

Key specifications
Weight: 18.8kg
Power Output: 2100w
Max. Pressure: 150 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 500l/hr
Hose Length: 9m
Cord Length: 5m

Nilfisk Compact 125 High Pressure Washer 1500W

NILFISKebay.co.uk£120.00BUY NOW

Score: 84/100

This is mid-weight model is compact, light and powerful for its size. Our patio and car were both left clean of dirt and grime, and save for a few slight streaks left on the windows, we were happy with the results.

Key specifications
Weight: 6.6kg
Power Output: 1500w
Max. Pressure: 125 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 460l/hr
Hose Length: 6m
Cord Length: 5m

BOSCHamazon.co.uk£139.95BUY NOW

Score: 81/100

The Bosch Universal Aquatak 125 is easy to use, lightweight and portable. It comes with a range of accessories, including a detergent bottle and a 3-in-1 nozzle. Its performance is good, it does leave some light smears when cleaning but it’s ideal if you want a reliable and effective pressure washer that’s reasonably priced and easy to store.

Key specifications
Weight: 6.55kg
Power Output: 1500w
Max.Pressure: 125 bar
Max. Flow Rate: 360l/hr
Hose Length: 5m
Cord Length: 5m

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