The GP5500 has enough power for emergency use, when you’re not using it for outdoor recreation and DIY projects.

OHV Engine
Generac’s OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life.

Large Fuel Tank
Large-capacity steel fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provides durability and extended run times.

Low-Oil Shutdown
Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage.

Hour Meter
Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals

Durable Steel Frame
Hardened 1 1/4″ steel tube cradle for added durability and strength.

Fold-Down Handle
Fold-down, locking handle for sturdy portability and compact storage.

Never-Flat Wheels
Heavy-duty, never-flat wheels for reliable portability.

Environmentally Friendly
CSA and CARB Certified.

5945-1 (EPA/CARB)
AC Rated Output Running Watts: 5500
AC Maximum Output Motor Starting Watts: 6875
AC Voltage 120/240 VAC
AC Frequency 60 Hz
Rated VAC Amperage 45.8/22.9
Max Rated VAC Amperage 57.3/28.6
Engine Displacement 389cc
Engine Type OHV
Engine RPM 3600
Recommended Oil 10W-30 / SAE30
Lubrication Method Splash
Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) Yes
Choke Location On Engine
Fuel Shut Off On Fuel Tank
Starting Method Recoil Pull Start
Low Oil Shutdown Method Low Level
Neutral Bonded to Ground Yes
Start Switch Type On/Off Switch
Switch Location On Engine
Fuel Gauge Built-In Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity Gal (Ltr) 7.2 (27.3)
Run Time at 50% (Hours) 10
Handle Style Single Folding / Locking
Wheel Type 9.5″ Solid Wheels
Maintenance Kit Sold Separately
Warranty – Residential 2 Year Ltd
Warranty – Commercial 1 Year Ltd
Models 5939-5 / 5939-6 Model 5975-2 Model 5945-1
Length in (mm) 27.25 (692)
Width in (mm) 27 (687)
Height in (mm) 25 (638)
Extended Length in (mm) 44.5 (1129)
Carton Length in (mm) 31 (790)
Carton Width in (mm) 21.5 (550)
Carton Height in (mm) 23.25 (590)
Unit Weight lbs (kg) 170.9 (81.3) / 171 (77.5) 170.9 (81.3)
Shipping Weight lbs (kg) 193 (87.4)
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