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Model #8250

Starting At

$649.00 MSRP
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About the Generac GP2500i Portable Inverter Generator

The GP2500i inverter generator provides outdoor enthusiasts with a portable power solution designed for a variety of open-air festivities. From weekends in the woods to outdoor cookouts and get-togethers, these models provide the stable power you need without disturbing neighbors or surrounding wildlife.

Using TruePower™ Technology, the GP2500i produces the clean power required by a variety of sensitive electronics, tools and appliances. Compact and fully-enclosed, its lightweight design makes transportation easy, and its Economy mode feature also reduces fuel consumption rates and noise emissions to operate quietly for extended periods of time.

Whether you’re tailgating for the big game or simply want to enhance your campsite experience without disrupting the environment around you, Generac’s GP2500i inverter generator is right for you.

Features & Benefits

An affordable solution for recreational applications, the GP2500i is the perfect size for tailgating,camping and power on the go.

Compact and Lightweight
Makes transportation easy with built-in handle

Economy Mode
Automatically adjusts engine speeds to save fuel and reduce sound emissions

LED Indicators
Alert you when unit is low on oil, overloaded or ready-to-use

USB Port
For charging mobile devices

Parallel Ready
Allows you to connect two GP2500i inverter generators for twice the power

Low-oil Level Shutdown
Automatically safeguards engine from incurring damage

Covered Outlets
Provide added protection from the environment 

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Connect Two Units for Twice the Power

Its innovative paralleling capability allows you to meet higher output requirements by connecting two GP2500i models together to power your RV air conditioner, lights, cell phone chargers, and other portable appliances at the same time.
The easy access storage compartment in the back keeps power cables safe when not in use.

The Power to Live. Work. Play.

Portable generators are a welcome addition to many activities at home, at work, and away. In an emergency, portable generators can provide critical backup power. They make camping and tailgating more comfortable. And contractors appreciate the flexibility portable power brings to the jobsite.

GP Series Accessories

Maximize your investment and maintain your Generac portable generator with a variety of accessories.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product GP2500i I purchased back in February of 2021 after a few days of a hard freeze in Oregon. I added as a 2nd generator for all around use. Finally took out of box (11/2022) LOL! All prepped up. Not too bad! Generator is lightweight, started on third pull, quiet. So far so good. Future plans would be getting a 2nd one, with parallel kit. Generator will be great for home, outdoor activities. Ill test more and put a review back up.
Date published: 2022-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Runs good, good value, but hard to start- found workaround I bought the GP2500i new a the beginning of December 2021 to provide some backup power if the electricity went out. I wasn't looking for a home backup- just to charge cellphones, led lights, run a single 1500W heater, power the fridge or freezer now and then to keep things from spoiling. From the unit's initial start-up, it took 5+ pulls to get it started. Successive starts were the same. 8-10 pulls to get it to start. Fresh fuel, 90+ Octane, no difference. From other reviewers on other websites, this seems to be a problem with this unit. However, I saw a post from a reviewer on another website with the same problem and he suggested 5-6 slow pulls with the unit set on Run, flip to Choke and then quick tugs to start. I tried his suggestion and it worked- 6 slow pulls followed by 3 actual quick pulls and it started and ran with no problems. I then ran it 20 min with 3/4 load. Stopped it for 5 mins to add fuel and it restarted on Run with 1 pull. This is with 60 day old, 91 octane gas treated for ethanol and storage protection. I would give the unit 5 stars if it started better. Other than that, it's a a great value for the money for the usable wattage it has. I hope this information is helpful.
Date published: 2022-02-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Trouble starting generator Recently purchased GP2500 generator. Add the oil and fuel as stated in start up guide. The generator fired right up and used it for about 20 minutes running an electric trimmer. Stored it in my shop for month. I got it out last week added fuel. Now it won't start, checked the oil level. Still won't start up. Do you have any things to try before I find an authorized dealer that does repairs.
Date published: 2021-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Is perfect for camping or general use. I actually bought this late in the season on our last camping weekend. I was pleased with the easy pull start. Started up right away. Did a great job charging the camper battery. Will run everything except the a/c.
Date published: 2021-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simplicity Great unit, very easy to set up and run, very quiet!
Date published: 2021-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from perfect for a small boat bought this for overnights on the boat that does not thave air. quieter than i thought. makes boating a little more comfy.
Date published: 2021-09-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It served its purpose in an emergency. In an emergency situation it was sufficient. I had to plug in my freezer and refrigerator in a power outage for over 2 days.
Date published: 2021-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great I bought it for when we have black outs. When I started it on my balcony it’s was loud. I do not want to disturb the neighbors. I thought it Would be quiet. What can I do?
Date published: 2021-04-01
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