Coleman Powermate Generator

Powermate Portable Generators - Engines from Subaru, Honda, Mitsubishi and Yamaha!

Coleman Powermate Generator has been a popular generator choice for professionals for over 40 years.

Their products can be found in home centers, retailers, specialty store chains and online.

Powermate uses world-class engines from Subaru, Honda, Mistubishi and Yamaha in their generators.

They offer excellent warranties on their generators, which will fit most needs on professional jobs or when you're out having fun. Powermate generators are assembled in the USA at the company facility in Kearney, Nebraska.

While outlet configurations will vary on each model, you can choose one that suits your needs. The more powerful the generator, the more outlet combinations will be possible.

A Coleman Powermate generator most often comes with 120 volt, 15 amp outlets. Every Powermate generator comes with a running time rating that will let you know approximately how long you can expect to go between fill ups.

Standard Features

  • Fuel efficient engines from well known companies like Honda, Yamaha and Subaru
  • Portable and easy to move
  • Low noise levels due to powerful mufflers
  • Generator shuts down when oil runs low to protect the engine
  • Durable cast iron engine sleeve protects against wear and tear
  • Easy maintenance
  • Generous warranty

Powermate 3000 Watt - Model PM0103002

coleman power generator 3000 watt

The Powermate PM0103002 has an overhead valve engine that provides an improved fuel efficiency and easier maintenance.

This Coleman Powermate generator brings 3,000 running watts and 3,750 maximum watts, this little generator will get you the power you need in a compact size. The engine shuts down automatically if the oil level gets low to preserve the integrity of the engine.

Built in circuit breaker protection helps prevent overloads. This generator model is well balanced and you can easily move it from place to place. A durable cast iron engine sleeve helps to protect the engine from everyday wear and tear.

It makes less noise than other generators of its size. Buyers like the reasonable price ($300-400 range as of Aug 2010) and the large wattage available. Comparable generators often produce less power.

  • Powermate 196 cc
  • Recoil Start
  • Low Oil Alert
  • Voltage 120 Single-Phase: 25 amps
  • 60 Hertz Frequency
  • Brushless Alternator
  • Fuel Type is Gasoline
  • .7 Gallons Fuel Tank (2.65 liters)
  • Run Time: 2.1 Hours (at 50%)
  • Metal Fuel Tank
  • No Fuel Gauge
  • No Hour Meter
  • Weights 74 Lbs. (33.47 kgs)

Powermate 5700 Watt Generator - Model PM0675700

coleman powermate generator 5700 watt

The Powermate PM0675700 offers a 10 HP Yamaha gas engine.

This Coleman Powermate generator boasts 5,700 running watts and 7,125 maximum watts, you will get plenty of power when you need it. It comes with wheels built in for easy portability.

The wheels are strong and never go flat. The design of this generator is simple and compact for easy storage between jobs.

A cover keeps all the cord connections protected during bad weather. The engine automatically shuts down when the oil reaches an unsafe level.

A long 25 foot cord extends your outlet length. The tank holds over 6 gallons of gasoline, giving a running time of up to 10 hours at half load. Customers report that this generator runs fairly quiet for a generator of this size.

It starts well every time.

  • 10 HP Yamaha Engine
  • Recoil Start
  • 5700 Running Watts
  • 7125 Surge Watts
  • 120/240 Single Phase
  • 60 Hertz
  • Gasoline Fuel Type
  • 24 Amps @ 240 Volts
  • 182 Lbs (82.50 kg)
  • 6.5 Gallons Tank (24.60 liters)
  • Run Time about 10 Hours (50% load)
  • No voltage meter
  • No fuel gage
  • No hour meter

Powermate 7000 Watt Generator - Model PM0497000.02

Coleman Powermate Generator 7000 watt

The Powermate PM0497000.02 has 13 HP to help you get through bad weather, big jobs or any other reason you need extra power.

With 7,000 running watts and a maximum of 8,750 maximum watts, this generator can keep the power going on many household items.

The durable Honda engine is quiet and fuel efficient.

The engine has a built in protection mechanism that shuts it down if oil levels get too low.

With 10 inch pneumatic wheels and folding handles, this generator is simple to move around wherever you need it.

The 8 gallon fuel tank can run up to 12 hours on one fill up. A built in automatic voltage regulator lets you use your sensitive equipment with confidence.

This generator has a lot of happy homeowners using it during winter storms and hurricane season. 13 HP can power quite a bit including lights, computers, TV, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, furnaces and microwaves.

Those who installed a transfer switch had it even easier... "it was like never losing power in the first place."

This extra powerful generator also makes an excellent choice for the jobsite where you need a lot of power.

Out of 7 reviewers this generator received 4.3 stars (out of 5) at

One reviewer mentioned he thought that the fuel line was a bit short, causing kinking of the line. A longer fuel line was added, and reviewer was very happy with his purchase of this generator.

Another reviewer mention his surprise at the loudness of the generator, despite a quite large muffler. He summed up his assessment by saying the reliability of having the Honda engine still made the purchase of thise generator worth it, in his opinion.

  • Honda GX390 Engine
  • Rated 7000 Watts
  • Surge 8750 Watts
  • Recoil Start
  • 3600 RPMs
  • 60 Hertz
  • Voltage: 120/240 Single-Phase
  • Fuel Type: Gasoline
  • Low Oil Shut Down
  • 8 Gallon Fuel Capacity (30.28 liters)
  • About 12 hour run time (50% load)
  • Made in U.S.A.

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