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DuroMax XP12000E 12,000 Watt Gasoline Portable Home Power Backup Generator

DuroMax XP12000E 12,000 Watt Gasoline Portable Home Power Backup Generator

4.5 847+ online ratings
Regular price $1,299.00 USD
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The DuroMax XP12000E provides power normally found in home standby units, but in a portable package. Producing over 12,000 watts, you can rest assured you will stay powered through any storm. With its 457cc OHV engine, you’ll be able to run all your appliances and heavy-duty power tools with ease. The fully featured power panel offer includes a wide selection of outlets for maximum compatibility.




  • With 12,000 watts of power, the XP12000E gasoline generator will keep your whole home running during a storm or power outage.
  • DuroMax generators feature an extra large fuel tank for maximum runtime. All DuroMax generators are approved for use in all 50 states by EPA and CARB, and follow strict guidelines to ensure our generators are as environmentally-friendly as possible.
  • At the core of all our products resides a robust DuroMax engine. Designed for Power. Designed to Last.
  • The XP12000E comes equipped with a wide variety of outlets, including a transfer switch-ready 50 amp outlet. This generator features our MX2 Power Boost, which doubles the 120V power for appliances and RVs.
  • Constructed with a heavy-duty all metal frame and power panel - No plastic parts.
  • Built to withstand severe weather and years of heavy wear-and-tear.
  • Power wherever and whenever you need it - No-flat tires roll easily over any terrain.
  • 100% Copper Windings - Unlike aluminum, copper is a superior heat conductor that extends the life of your generator.
  • Your DuroMax generator is the one appliance that will power them all.
  • Stay powered with our EH line of portable generators.
  • DuroMax portable generators are designed to be mobile and versatile, with the ability to provide power whenever and wherever you need it. Unlike traditional standby generators that are large, expensive, yet only serve one purpose, DuroMax generators will power you whether you’re at home, on an RV trip, or at the jobsite.



  • Spark Plug Wrench
  • Oil Funnel
  • DC Charging Cables
  • Tool Set
  • Wheel & Handle kit
  • Owner's Manual 



Peak Wattage 12,000
Running Wattage 9,500
Running Amperage at 120V  79.17
Running Amperage at 240V  39.58
Runtime at 25% Load 19
Runtime at 50% Load 8


Engine & Emission Specifications
Engine Manufacturer DuroMax Power Equipment
Engine Type 4-Stroke
Valve Type OHV
Engine Cooling Type Forced Air
Engine Size 457cc
Engine Speed 3600 RPM
Starting Type Key Switch
Electric Start Yes
Recoil Start Yes
Idle Control No Load Low Idle
Fuel Delivery System Carburetor
Fuel Types Gasoline
Oil Cooling Type Splash
Recommended Oil 10W-30
Recommended Oil Types Blended, Conventional, or Synthetic
Oil Capacity 40.5 fluid oz 
Automatic Low Oil Shutdown Yes
Cast Iron Sleeve Yes
Bearing Type Stainless Steel Ball Bearing
EPA Certified Yes
CARB Certified Yes
50 State Emissions Yes


Generator Specifications
Manufacturer   DuroMax Power Equipment
Part #   XP12000E
Voltage   120/240 Volts
Frequency 60 Hertz
GFCI Outlets Yes
Winding Material 100% Copper Windings
Automatic Voltage Regulator Yes
Battery Type 12V SLA
Battery Included Yes
RV Ready Yes
Home Backup Ready Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity Gasoline 8.3 Gallons
Fuel Gauge Yes
All Metal Construction Yes
Product Dimensions 30"-Long x 30"-Wide x 26"-High
Product Dry Weight 217-lbs
Product Weight 236-lbs
Volume (db) 74 dB
UPC 811640014674
Warranty 3 Year
Wheel & Handle Kit Included
Wheel Type Metal Hub
Wheel Diameter 10-Inches
What's in the Box? XP12000E Generator, Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables, and Owners Manual
 Package Dimensions 31.5"L x 24"W x 23"H 
Pallet Count  


Panel Specifications
GFCI Outlets Yes
Volt Meter Analog
5-20R 2
L5-30R 1
L14-30R 1
14-50R 1
12V Post 1

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847+ online ratings
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Summary of Online Reviews


847+ online ratings
The summary star rating & review is based on aggregated reviews of this product across the web. It cannot be altered by the merchant and can be verified by emailing

What people like

The DuroMax XP12000E 12,000-Watt Gasoline Portable Home Power Backup Generator is a popular choice for homeowners and professionals alike. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon, it's clear that this generator is well-received by users. Reviewers praise its powerful engine, long run time, and easy-to-use features. Some users have reported issues with the generator's noise level and weight, but these are relatively minor complaints. Overall, the DuroMax XP12000E is a reliable and powerful generator that is a great value for the price.


  • Powerful: Many reviewers mention the generator's impressive power output, noting its ability to run multiple appliances and tools simultaneously.
  • Easy to Start: Reviewers consistently praise the generator's effortless starting capabilities, even in cold or adverse conditions.
  • Stable Power: Users describe the generator as providing clean and consistent power, ensuring the smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances.
  • Quiet Operation: Several reviews comment on the generator's relatively quiet operation, making it suitable for use in residential areas or during power outages.
  • Durable Construction: Reviewers commend the generator's sturdy build and durable components, ensuring long
  • lasting performance and reliability.
  • Multiple Outlets: The availability of numerous outlets, including high
  • wattage outlets, enables users to connect a wide range of devices simultaneously.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Some reviewers report the generator's fuel efficiency, noting its long runtimes and low fuel consumption for extended power outages.


  • Too loud (5+ Reviews)
  • Leaks gas (3+ Reviews)
  • Engine problems (3+ Reviews)
  • Hard to start (3+ Reviews)
  • Poor customer service (2+ Reviews)
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