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Predator 8750 vs 6500 - The Differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Predator 6500 and the Predator 8750.

But before checking out explanations regarding their power, portability, and features, here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 generators:

Predator 6500Predator 8750
Predator 6500Predator 8750
  • Higher runtime
  • Quieter
  • Lighter
  • Higher running & starting watts
  • Electric start
  • More outlet types
  • More AC outlets

As the 6500 and the 8750 are both Predator generators, they benefit from the same level of quality and attention to detail.

Power Comparison

The following charts are provided to show you at a glance how the main specs of the Predator 6500 compare to the Predator 8750.

  • Power: With a running wattage of 7000 W, the Predator 8750 will allow to power more appliances and tools than the 5500 running watts of the Predator 6500. Moreover, compared to the 6500 starting watts of the 6500, the 8750 and its starting wattage of 8750 W will give more power to start the appliances which require an additional boost to get their motor running.
  • Runtime: When running at a 50% load, the 6500 enjoys a higher approximate runtime on a full tank than the 8750. It can deliver power for around 14.5 hours, whereas the 8750 will be able to power your appliances for around 12 hours.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Keeping the aforementioned load in mind (i.e. 50%), these 2 generators will burn approximately 0.55 gallon of gasoline every hour.
  • Noise: With 74 dBA, the noise emitted by the 6500 is slightly lower than the 76 dBA of the 8750. While this difference could seem insignificant, the former should still be easier on your ears.

Portability Comparison

  • Bulkiness: As these two products share the same overall bulk, neither of them will really take up less storage space.
  • Weight: The 6500 and its 161 lbs is somewhat lighter than the 183 lbs of the 8750.

Feature Comparison

  • Starting System: While these two devices can both start thanks to a conventional pull-start mechanism, the Predator 8750 has the advantage of also being able to get running via a convenient electric starter.
  • Outlets: With a total of 6 AC outlets, the 8750 offers more AC receptacles than the 6500, which has 5 AC outlets. Yet, they both feature GFCI outlets. Both of them also feature a DC output. For more detailed information regarding all their respective receptacles, refer to the 6500's and the 8750's product pages.
  • Fuel Gauge: These 2 products are fitted with a fuel gauge allowing to see their fuel level at a glance.

TL;DR

Predator 6500Predator 8750
Predator 6500Predator 8750
  • Higher runtime
  • Quieter
  • Lighter
  • Higher running & starting watts
  • Electric start
  • More outlet types
  • More AC outlets
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