Comparing Honda EU3000iS and Westinghouse iGen4500

Lowest price found: $3199 Show listings
Lowest price found: $979.99 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Honda EU3000iS ranks #21 out of 136. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Westinghouse iGen4500 ranks #117 out of 136.
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6.7
Good
Honda EU3000iS: Buy | Customer Reviews
Westinghouse iGen4500: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts prefer Honda EU3000iS over Westinghouse iGen4500

On 9 Nov 2022 (26 days ago) we went through 84 Portable Generator expert endorsements .

Currently, Honda EU3000iS received 1 endorsement from Power Up. Meanwhile, Westinghouse iGen4500 did not receive any endorsements this month.

Rank Change Price Portable Generator
The Strategist
Lifewire
The Spruce
CNET
This Old House
Best Generator
Wirecutter
Best of Machinery
Bob Vila
Power Up
50
N/A $3199
Honda EU3000iS
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8
N/A N/A $980
Westinghouse iGen4500
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-

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Endorsement summary:

  • Power Up ranked Honda EU3000iS as #8
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    #8 out of 13 Honda EU3000iS
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Customers like Honda EU3000iS way more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Honda EU3000iS
Westinghouse iGen4500
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Honda EU3000iS, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Westinghouse iGen4500.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling portable generator receives a consumer score of 8.6 (great). Honda EU3000iS ranks higher than that and Westinghouse iGen4500 ranks lower than that.

Honda EU3000iS
In comparison:
Honda EU3000iS ranks #21 out of 136. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
Westinghouse iGen4500
In comparison:
Westinghouse iGen4500 ranks #117 out of 136.
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6.7
Good
Median best-selling Portable Generator
In comparison:
Rockpals RP300W ranks #69 out of 136. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
Great





Honda EU3000iS is more popular than Westinghouse iGen4500

It's fairly safe to say that Honda EU3000iS is a more popular portable generator than Westinghouse iGen4500, based on its 50+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Honda EU3000iS and Westinghouse iGen4500 often consider Honda EB2200I, a more popular, pricier option with better reviews.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Honda EU3000iS and Westinghouse iGen4500
Honda EB2200I $2200
In comparison:
Honda EB2200I ranks #5 out of 136. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
No expert recommendations More Popular Better Reviews
Champion 4000-Watt DH Series $1930
In comparison:
Champion 4000-Watt DH Series ranks #47 out of 136. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
No expert recommendations More Popular
Ego Power+ Nexus PST3042 $1299
In comparison:
Ego Power+ Nexus PST3042 ranks #105 out of 136.
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7.4
Good
2 expert recommendations
Generac GP15000E $3299
In comparison:
Generac GP15000E ranks #96 out of 136. It is in the top 20%.
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7.9
Great
No expert recommendations More Popular
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, in Nov 2022 neither Honda EU3000iS nor Westinghouse iGen4500 were recommended by key experts who publish Portable Generators recommendations.
Rank Change Price Portable Generator
The Strategist
Lifewire
The Spruce
CNET
This Old House
Best Generator
Wirecutter
Best of Machinery
Bob Vila
Power Up
1
- $899
Westinghouse WGen7500
1
5
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1
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4
5
6
2
- $1199
Honda EU2200i
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7
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4
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1
8
-
2
3
- $399
Sportsman GEN4000DF
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3
1
-
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3
-
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4
- $269
DuroStar DS4000S
-
1
-
-
2
-
-
12
-
-
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [11]

87
Total expert reviews: 11
  • with a score: 6
  • without a score: 5
Highest score by generatorstalk.com
98
Average score based on 11 reviews
87
Lowest score by topnotchoutdoor.com
77

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
No expert reviews linked yet for Westinghouse iGen4500.
Honda EU3000iS: Buy | Customer Reviews
Westinghouse iGen4500: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • Popular model can operate a wide variety of appliances, including a furnace, fridge, microwave, TV, blenders, most 13,500 BTU RV AC units and much more
  • Super quiet: so quiet, your neighbors will thank you; the EU3000is operates at 49 to 58 dB (A), which is less noise than a normal conversation; this makes it ideal for camping, RV power and any other activity that requires quiet operation
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From Seller:
  • 3600 Rated Watts and 4400 Peak Watts at Less Than 3% THD - Weighs Only 46 Lbs per Unit - Gas Powered - Two 120V 20 Amp Outlets, Two USB Outlets (Per Unit)
  • Great Choice for Home Use as an Emergency Backup in a Power Outage - Strong Enough to Run All Your Home Essentials
  • Read more
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
No manufacturer information linked for Westinghouse iGen4500.
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Honda EU3000iS is a popular option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling portable generators and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Generac GP15000E or Goal Zero Yeti 3000x .

Honda EU3000iS is $2599.01 more expensive than the average portable generator ($599.99).

Westinghouse iGen4500 is a well-known option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling portable generators and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Generac IQ3500 or Honda EU1000i .

Westinghouse iGen4500 is $380 more expensive than the average portable generator ($599.99).

Honda EU3000iS: Buy | Customer Reviews
Westinghouse iGen4500: Buy | Customer Reviews

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