Power outages are more than just inconvenient; they can quickly become dangerous, and they are all too common for many of us

The Sportsman GEN400DF is a reasonably priced dual-fuel model with a 3.6-gallon fuel tank. It has four 120-volt outlets, one RV outlet, and one 12-volt DC outlet. With a starting power of 4,000 watts and a running power of 3,500 watts  

The DuroStar portable generator is powered by a 3.9-gallon gasoline tank. With 4,400 starting watts and 3,500 running watts, it has a slightly higher peak power supply than the Sportsman

The DuroMax XP4850EH has a starting power of 4,850 watts and a running power of 3,850 watts. a 3.96-gallon or a 20-gallon liquid propane tank fuel source At 50%, gasoline will run for approximately 11.5 hours, while propane will run for 9.8 hours

The Briggs & Stratton model is $949 and has an 8-gallon fuel tank. The wattage for the least money of our best portable generator mid-price range tier with 8,500 starting watts and 6,250 running watts. The StormResponder's 420cc engine provides 11 hours of runtime at 50%

Generac GP8000E is $1,069 Generac model delivers 10,000 starting watts for easy power-ups. A 7.9-gallon fuel tank feeds the 420 cc engine. It includes flat-free tires, a carbon monoxide auto shutoff and six GFCI outlets 

Champion Power Equipment 100110 has a slightly higher power output. There will be 11,500 starting watts and 9,200 running watts, as well as a 7.7-gallon fuel tank and a 459cc engine running at 50% load for 10 hours. There are four 120-volt 20-amp GFCI protected household outlets, one 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, one 120/240-volt 50-amp outlet, and one 120/240-volt 50-amp outlet

The Duromax XP13000EH portable generator has a running wattage of 10,500 and a starting wattage of 13,000 watts. Based on a 50% load, it will run for 8.5 hours on gasoline and 6.5 hours on propane. two 120-volt GFCI household outlets, one 240-volt 30-amp twist-lock outlet, and one 240-volt 50-amp outlet

The Cat RP6500 portable generator provides the most run time for the least amount of money. This $1599 CAT model gas generator will provide 12 hours of power output at 50% load. This is due to the large 7.9-gallon gasoline tank. Its 420cc engine produces 8,125 starting watts and 6,500 running watt