Westinghouse iGen4500 

There are several reasons why inverter generators are becoming popular. There are lighter and produce less noise. They also produce clean electricity which is a great choice for sensitive gadgets such as laptops, DSLR cameras, and phones. Unfortunately, the majority of them have a low wattage of not more than 2000 watts. However, one of the few options that overcome this challenge is the Westinghouse iGen4500 Super Quiet Portable Inverter Generator 3700 Rated & 4500 Peak Watts, Gas Powered, Electric Start, RV Ready, CARB Compliant.
This Westinghouse iGen4500 is usually marketed as an RV ready option that is highly portable and is also sturdy enough for the majority of terrains. But are there downsides to this unit? Continue reading to find out in this Westinghouse generators reviews.

Westinghouse iGen4500 

Reputable Brand
Noise level
Easy to use

Best for RV, campsites and other outdoor activities that require power.

Design and Build

Just out of the box, the first thing you notices in this Westinghouse iGen4500 super quiet generator is the hard plastic shell that serves to reduce the noise level. Although it has a plastic exterior, it still can handle a few scratches. The unit features two panels that make it easy to add oil and access the battery. At a weight of 90 lbs, the unit is a bit heavy. The iGen 4500 also comes in a clever design that ensures that the extra pounds aren’t an issue. It features a square compact look and a retractable telescopic handle that makes it easy to move the unit around and looks like that of a suitcase.

The Westinghouse iGen4500 generator features an electric start button and a key fob that allows you to start it from a distance of 109 yards, making it one of the user-friendly options out there. With a THD of less than 3%, the Westinghouse iGen 4500 is a good choice for powering sensitivities gadgets that need clean energy such as tablets, LCD/plasma TV, TV, or mobile devices.

At a rated noise of 52 dB, the Westinghouse wgen5500 runs very quietly…

This is similar to a conversation between two people. This is even though it’s powerful and runs on gasoline. This makes it a good choice for camping. The fact that it comes when RV-ready is also a big bonus. Setting up the generator is easy and shouldn’t take you more than 30 minutes.

The one downside in its design is that it comes with a flimsily-made gas cap that will easily break.
The manual of the Westinghouse dual fuel generator warns against using it the snow or rain despite being enclosed in a strong plastic cover. You may, therefore, need to get an enclosure to house it if you live in an area that snow or rains a lot.

Westinghouse iGen4500

Power and performance

At a surge power of 4500 watts and a continuous power of 3700 watts, the Westinghouse generator is one of the most powerful generators out there. Like we have already seen, the majority of units have a watt range of 2000 to 3000. The only downside of this unit is that it isn’t parallel ready and, therefore, this generator’s output is the maximum power you can get from a single unit.
The Westinghouse portable generator has been made to ensure maximum fuel efficiency. This is because it comes with a variable speed that allows you to produce the only power you require. This can ensure that you don’t keep going to the gas station.

The Westinghouse inverter generator comes with a gasoline tank…

That has a capacity of 3.4 gallons and will run for 18 hours when running on a quarter load or 12 hours when on a half load. This fuel tank is larger than in most inverter generators. However, the reason for this is because it produces more power than many models out there. The fuel efficiency is good and it will power the majority of loads for the better part of the day and night.

Additional features

• LED data center. This will show you the current output percentage and the remaining fuel. Other details you will see on the rotating digital display include the remaining run time, voltage, lifetime information, and maintenance information.
• Plugs. The unit comes with 5 20R 120 v outlets for the home and 2 USB ports. Since it comes when RV-ready, it comes with a 120v 30A TT-30R outlet, which is the most commonly used in RVs and camping.


The Westinghouse iGen4500 Super Quiet Portable Inverter Generator CARB Compliant is a CARB and EPA compliant generator that is a good option for providing clean energy. Considering the many great features that this generator comes with and the pocket-friendly prices, you can see why this is a generator that is worth considering.

We particularly like the fact that it is powerful, produces little noise, and is fuel-efficient. We are generally impressed by its design and performance. The LED light is a good reminder of when to maintain the unit. Overall, this is one of the best inverter generators out there.

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