Champion Inverter Generator Review – Are Champion Generators Any Good?

Champion Inverter Review – If are a proud owner of an RV or Camper or someone who goes out all the time like me, then you really need a Generator to survive. I am Digital Nomad, I travel all the time in my RV and in this day and age, we are currently living in the digital age where we are surrounded by Digital Devices all the time so we need a power generator to keep it up and running when not in the home. I have bought and used more than 10 generators in my whole life of being a Digital Nomad so I know what I am talking about. In this article, I will be reviewing some of the best Champion Generators and also let you know about my experience with them. 

Champion Generator Review

Champion Generator Review – Are Champion Generators Any Good?

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Champion 7500 Watt GeneratorChampion 7500-Watt Generator (Best Seller and Editors Choice)
Champion 3100 GeneratorChampion 3100-Watt Generator (Highest Rated and Editor's Choice)
Champion 3400 GeneratorChampion 3400-Watt Generator (Editor's Choice)
Champion 3800-Watt GeneratorChampion 3800-Watt Generator (Budget Choice)
Champion 9200-Watt GeneratorChampion 9200-Watt Generator

Champion Generator Review – Are Champion Generators Any Good?

#1. Champion 7500-Watt Generator (Model #100296) Review (Best Seller and Editors Choice)

Champion 7500 Watt Generator

Champion 7500 Watt Generator is the Best Selling Generator Online. It is best selling for a reason, even though its quite expensive people still prefer this generator than any other generator. You must wonder why? ill give you all the reasons for it. This is the Campion’s super powerful 7500-watt generator with Electric Start and Dual Fuel. The Champion 7500 Watt runs on both Gasoline and Propane. Some of the unique technologies that this generator has such are Intelligauge, Volt Guard and Cold Start Technology. If you ask about the runtime then I would like to say that I got Maximum of 8 hours runtime on gasoline and 6 hours runtime on propane. 

Champion 7500 Watt Generator has an Electric start. You can easily start this generator with a click on button unlike those traditional generators where you need to pull the lever continuously and it gets hectic. The intelligauge in the champion generator lets you keep track of the voltage, hertz and run-time hours so that you can easily monitor power output and track maintenance intervals.

Some of the Unique Features of Champion 7500 Watt Generator

  • Dual Fuel – Runs Both on Gasoline or Propane.
  • Safety Fuel Selector Switch
  • Gasoline Fuel Tank and Propane Inlet
  • Propane Hose
  • Gasoline Fuel Tank – 6 Gallon (22.9 L)
  • Touch Start – Battery for a push-button electric start
  • Runs up to 8 hrs. on a full tank of gasoline and 6 hours on propane. 
  • Portable – U-shaped folding handle with never-flat tires

Champion 100296 7500-Watt Generator Specifications

Gasoline Starting Watts9375W
Gasoline Running Watts7500W
Propane Starting Watts8400W
Propane Running Watts6750W
Gasoline Starting Amps at 120V78.1A
Gasoline Starting Amps at 240V39.1A
Gasoline Running Amps at 120V62.5A
Gasoline Running Amps at 240V31.3A
Propane Starting Amps at 120V70.0A
Propane Starting Amps at 240V35.0A
Propane Running Amps at 120V56.3A
Propane Running Amps at 240V28.1A
Volts120/240
Frequency60Hz
Outlets120/240V 30A Locking (L14-30R), 120V 30A Locking (L5-30R), GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)
GFCI OutletsYes
Covered OutletsNo
Gasoline Run Time at 1/2 Load8.0 h.
Propane Run Time at 1/2 Load5.5 h.
Noise Level74.0 dBA
InverterNo
Parallel CapabilityNo
DC OperationNo
VoltmeterIntelligauge
Automatic Voltage RegulationYes
BatteryYes
Start TypeRecoil, Electric
Engine BrandChampion
Engine Size439cc
Engine Type4-stroke
Engine Speed3600
Fuel TypeGasoline, Propane (LPG)
Fuel GaugeNo
Gasoline Capacity6.0 gal.
Gasoline Tank MaterialSteel
Engine Oil Type10W-30
Engine Oil Capacity1.2 qt.
Engine Oil IncludedYes
Low Oil Shut-OffYes
WheelsYes
Wheel TypeSolid
Wheel Diameter9.5 in.
EPA CertifiedYes
CARB CompliantNo
Pros
  • Priced Reasonably
  • Dual Fuel
  • Electric Start
  • Intelliguage
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Longer Stand By
Cons
  • None

#2. Champion 3100-Watt Generator (Model #75531i) Review (Highest Rated and Editor’s Choice)

Champion 3100 Generator

Champion 3100-Watt is ranked second by our editor also it is one of the most positive rated generator online. There is a reason that it is one of the most positive rated generator online because it has almost all the functionalities and it is also very affordable. Some of the unique features of Champion 3100 Watt Generator that will make you order it right away are Wireless Remote Control Start, Huge fuel capacity (1.6 Gallon), 120 Volt Operation, Very Portable and Easy to Carry around, Smart Charger and more such unique features.

The Wireless Remote Control Start is such a convenient feature in the Champion 3100, it allows you to start your generator using a remote which is very convenient. Let’s say you are at a restaurant eating, your RV is parked outside the restaurant and you forgot to turn off the generator. You can now easily do it using the remote that comes with Champion 75531i 3100 Watt Generator. The Remote works from 80 feet away which is pretty decent. This generator is perfect for RV or Camping. I really haven’t found any other generator which is as perfect as this one for camping. 

Champion 75531i 3100-Watt Generator has a 171cc engine is pretty powerful considering the 8 hours of run time. This is a super lightweight and soundless generator. It is really portable and can be carried out and picked up even by a kid. I have used a lot of other generators from other brand and none of them were this silent while running. If you are someone who needs a quiet generator then this is the one. This is a 4 Stroke, Single Cylinder generator which is air cooled. The sleeve of this generator is made up of Cast Iron which provided very strong durability. This generator has a unique technology which is called Cold Start Technology which ensures that the generator starts up quickly in cold winters. 

Champion 75531i lets you access and control the generator using the Quick Touch Panel which is like a place to control this generator. Champion 75531i is an RV READY Generator, during the designing of this generator it was fixed that this will be a perfect compatible generator for RV or Camping. 

 Some of the Unique Features of Champion 3100 Watt Generator

  • RV Ready
  • Quick Touch Panel
  • Smart Economy Mode
  • Push-to-Reset Circuit Breakers
  • Ultra-Quiet Operation
  • Cold Start Technology

Champion 75531i 3100-Watt Generator Specifications

Gasoline Starting Watts3100W
Gasoline Running Watts2800W
Gasoline Starting Amps at 120V25.8A
Gasoline Running Amps at 120V23.3A
Volts120
Frequency60Hz
Outlets120V 30A (TT-30R), 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R), 12V DC
GFCI OutletsNo
Covered OutletsNo
Gasoline Run Time at 1/4 Load8.0 h.
Noise Level58.0 dBA
InverterYes
Parallel CapabilityNo
DC OperationYes
VoltmeterNo
Automatic Voltage RegulationYes
BatteryNo
Start TypeRecoil
Engine BrandChampion
Engine Size171cc
Engine Type4-stroke
Engine SpeedVariable
Fuel TypeGasoline
Fuel GaugeNo
Gasoline Capacity1.6 gal.
Gasoline Tank MaterialSteel
Engine Oil Type10W-30
Engine Oil Capacity0.6 qt.
Engine Oil IncludedNo
Low Oil Shut-OffYes
WheelsYes
Wheel TypeSolid
Wheel Diameter5.5 in.
EPA CertifiedYes
CARB CompliantYes
Pros
  • RV Ready
  • Most Postivite Rated Online
  • Quick Touch Panel
  • Smart Economy Mode
  • Push-to-Reset Circuit Breakers
  • Ultra-Quiet Operation
  • Cold Start Technology
Cons
  • None

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#3. Champion 3400-Watt Generator (Model #100233) (Editor’s Choice)

Champion 3400 Generator

Champion 3400-Watt Generator is also an RV ready generator. The Champion Model #100233 3400-Watt Generator is our third suggestion if you ask for the best champion inverter generator. This champion generator is really very versatile and perfect for camping purposes. This 3400 Watt Champion generator is powered using the 192cc engine which promises 7.5 hours of run time maximum which pretty good considering the price and voltage. You can upgrade this generator by buying an optional parallel kit which increases the power by 50amps. If convenience is your main priority then this is the one. Its a very lightweight generator unlike all those heavy one so you can easily move it around without any issues. Some of the unique features of this generator are Cold Start Technology which lets you start the generator easily and quickly during extreme winters, Smart Economy Mode which reduces the electrical load by a huge number which helps you in reducing your electricity bills, Quick Touch Panel that lets you operate and control your generator using one simple dashboard on your generator itself.

This generator also comes with Champion’s Inverter Technology which included features like Smart Economy Mode and other utility features which help you reduce the electricity load by huge numbers and get good fuel economy. 

Some of the Unique Features of Champion 3400 Watt Generator

  • RV Ready
  • Quick Touch Panel
  • Smart Economy Mode
  • Push-to-Reset Circuit Breakers
  • Ultra-Quiet Operation
  • Cold Start Technology

Champion 100233 3400-Watt Generator Specifications

Gasoline Starting Watts3400W
Gasoline Running Watts3100W
Gasoline Starting Amps at 120V28.3A
Gasoline Running Amps at 120V25.8A
Volts120
Frequency60Hz
Outlets120V 30A (TT-30R), 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R), 12V DC Automotive
GFCI OutletsYes
Covered OutletsYes
Gasoline Run Time at 1/4 Load7.5 h.
Noise Level59.0 dBA
InverterYes
Parallel CapabilityYes
DC OperationYes
VoltmeterNo
Automatic Voltage RegulationNo
BatteryNo
Start TypeRecoil
Engine BrandChampion
Engine Size192cc
Engine Type4-stroke
Engine SpeedVariable
Fuel TypeGasoline
Fuel GaugeNo
Gasoline Capacity1.6 gal.
Gasoline Tank MaterialSteel
Engine Oil Type10W-30
Engine Oil Capacity0.6 qt.
Engine Oil IncludedNo
Low Oil Shut-OffYes
WheelsYes
Wheel TypeSolid
Wheel Diameter5.5 in.
EPA CertifiedYes
CARB CompliantYes
Pros
  • RV Ready
  • Quick Touch Panel
  • Smart Economy Mode
  • Push-to-Reset Circuit Breakers
  • Ultra-Quiet Operation
  • Cold Start Technology
Cons
  • None

#4. Champion 3800-Watt Generator (Model #76533) (Budget Choice)

Champion 3800-Watt Generator

Champion 3800-Watt Generator is the first budget choice generator. This is a really good generator but we only recommend you to buy this generator if you can’t afford the others that we have reviewed above. Just because this isn’t that pricy doesn’t mean that it’s not that good. Its actually perfect generator for most of the people’s needs. This generator is a dual fuel generator which means it can run on both gasoline and propane. Champion 76533 3800-Watt Generator has a 224cc engine. Some of the unique features of this generator are Cold Start Technology which lets you start the generator easily and quickly during extreme winters, Smart Economy Mode which reduces the electrical load by a huge number which helps you in reducing your electricity bills, Quick Touch Panel that lets you operate and control your generator using one simple dashboard on your generator itself, Volt Guard™  which is built in with a surge protector which prevents overloads and helps from short circuits. 

The 224cc Engine which can run on either propane or gasoline produces 4750 starting watts and 3800 running watts with 9 Hours of Run Time. Champion 76533 is really very portable and lightweight. It can be carried around easily without much hassle. This generator is not that loud when its running. It’s as loud as a vacuum cleaner. This generator has intelligauge which lets you take a look at the stats of this machine from one convenient location. 

Some of the Unique Features of Champion 3800-Watt Generator

  • Volt Guard with Surge Protector
  • Intelligauge
  • Smart Economy Mode
  • Push-to-Reset Circuit Breakers
  • Ultra-Quiet Operation
  • Cold Start Technology

Champion 76533 3800-Watt Generator Specifications

Gasoline Starting Watts4750W
Gasoline Running Watts3800W
Propane Starting Watts4275W
Propane Running Watts3420W
Gasoline Starting Amps at 120V39.6A
Gasoline Running Amps at 120V31.7A
Propane Starting Amps at 120V35.6A
Propane Running Amps at 120V28.5A
Volts120
Frequency60Hz
Outlets120V 30A Locking (L5-30R), 120V 30A (TT-30R), 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R)
GFCI OutletsNo
Covered OutletsNo
Gasoline Run Time at 1/2 Load9.0 h.
Propane Run Time at 1/2 Load10.5 h.
Noise Level68.0 dBA
InverterNo
Parallel CapabilityNo
DC OperationNo
VoltmeterIntelligauge
Automatic Voltage RegulationYes
BatteryYes
Start TypeRecoil, Electric
Engine BrandChampion
Engine Size224cc
Engine Type4-stroke
Engine Speed3600
Fuel TypeGasoline, Propane (LPG)
Fuel GaugeNo
Gasoline Capacity3.4 gal.
Gasoline Tank MaterialSteel
Engine Oil Type10W-30
Engine Oil Capacity0.6 qt.
Engine Oil IncludedYes
Low Oil Shut-OffYes
WheelsYes
Wheel TypeSolid
Wheel Diameter8.0 in.
EPA CertifiedYes
CARB CompliantYes

#5. Champion 9200-Watt Generator (Model #100110)

Champion 9200-Watt Generator

Champion 100110 9200-Watt Generator is beast and you must be wondering why I have listed it last. That because 9200-Watt is very powerful and it won’t be suitable for most of the people’s requirements. This generator has insane amounts of features such as Intelligauge which lets you monitor all the workings of this generator, Integrated VoltGuard which helps in preventing overloads and many more. This generator has a very powerful 459cc Engine which delivers insane power. The engine is made up of single-cylinder OHV engine which helps in handling all the multiple power tools and large equipment which needed to be powered up. 

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This generator has an electric start which comes with a battery with Cold Start Technology integrated with it. Cold Start Technology helps in starting the generator in extreme winter or cold conditions. 

Some of the Unique Features of Champion 9200-Watt Generator

  • Volt Guard with Surge Protector
  • Intelligauge
  • Smart Economy Mode
  • Push-to-Reset Circuit Breakers
  • Ultra-Quiet Operation
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Electric Start

Champion 100110 9200-Watt Generator Specifications

Gasoline Starting Watts11500W
Gasoline Running Watts9200W
Gasoline Starting Amps at 120V95.8A
Gasoline Starting Amps at 240V47.9A
Gasoline Running Amps at 120V76.7A
Gasoline Running Amps at 240V38.3A
Volts120/240
Frequency60Hz
Outlets120/240V 50A (14-50R), 120/240V 30A Locking (L14-30R), GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)
GFCI OutletsYes
Covered OutletsYes
Gasoline Run Time at 1/2 Load10.0 h.
Noise Level74 dBA
InverterNo
Parallel CapabilityNo
DC OperationNo
VoltmeterIntelligauge with Power Meter
Automatic Voltage RegulationYes
BatteryYes
Start TypeRecoil, Electric
Engine BrandChampion
Engine Size459cc
Engine Type4-stroke
Engine Speed3600
Fuel TypeGasoline
Fuel GaugeNo
Gasoline Capacity7.7 gal.
Gasoline Tank MaterialSteel
Engine Oil Type10W-30
Engine Oil Capacity1.2 qt.
Engine Oil IncludedYes
Low Oil Shut-OffYes
WheelsYes
Wheel TypeSolid
Wheel Diameter9.5 in.
EPA CertifiedYes
CARB CompliantYes

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Conclusion!

Finally, we have come up to the conclusion of this article. In this article, we have reviewed some of the best champion inverter generators that you buy and use. If you have any doubts or suggestion please do comment below and I will reply to you ASAP. If you like this information then please do share it with your friends and family via Social Networking sites. Thank You. 

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