Subaru Pressure Washer Review – Review of the Powerstroke PS80947

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Powerstroke PS80947 Subaru Pressure Washer


Ease of Use







  • Plenty of power
  • Ergonomic wand
  • Big wheels


  • Hard to start
  • Confusingly owner's manual

Subaru Powerstroke Pressure Washer Review

Whether you like to keep your home or your boat clean, folks are utilizing the power of the Powerstroke PS80947 pressure washer because of it’s reliable Subaru motor and power that comes with that brand name.

The Subaru pressure washer allows you to do a variety of different jobs due to the flexibility and the versatility of the 25 foot high pressure hose. The hose gives you the ability to get to hard to reach areas on your home that lower grade washers simply can not do.

Here are some of the pros and cons of Powerstroke PS80947 pressure washer.



When it comes to pressure washing, the bottom line is power.

If you have enough power you can spend less time going over and over the same areas, and get a more thoroughly cleaned surface.

The Powerstroke PS80947 has a gas powered, commercial grad 189cc Subaru engine that is strong enough to remove even the most stubborn dirt and mold.


In addition to the power, the wheels are big and allow you to easily roll the power washer even over the most rugged of terrains. This comes in handy when you have to wheel the unit in the yard where there is no patio or walkway. You have the ability to maneuver the pressure washer over difficult areas and still be able to access all the areas of your home.

Spray Wand

When it comes to removing difficult substances from your driveway or walkway, this Subaru power washer not only has enough power, but the nozzle has different setting that allow you to direct more water to the problem area in a more concentrated spray.

You can easily remove spilled paint from a sidewalk or driveway easily with the Powerstroke PS80947.

Neglect to driveway and home exteriors can also appear in the form of mold that is difficult to scrub away. This pressure washer will make the job easy removing the debris quickly and thoroughly from the exterior of your home, driveway, or sides of your boat.

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There were only a couple cons when it comes to the Powerstroke PS80947 pressure washer.

Assembly took a little longer than the owners manual made it appear, and it did not always start on the first pull, sometimes it took a second pull to start.


The PS80947 will make quick time of the electric power washers on the market.

The power of the spray cuts work time in half. This model is compatible with industrial pressure washers on the market today.

The Subaru engine runs very quiet and smooth, and will start for you quickly. The unit is designed very well and leaks in the connections are never an issue.

If you have a deck in your backyard, you understand how tree sap, grime, soil, and mildew build up quickly on the boards. This pressure washer removes all those contaminants quickly and gives the deck a brand new look. This is especially helpful if you plan on staining the deck. The PS80947 will make it look spotless, then you can apply your stain and enjoy your new deck for years to come.

To wrap it up, the Subaru pressure washer is one of the better units on the market today. You won’t be disappointed.

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