Battery powered weed eaters are becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to gas-powered models. Consumer Reports has tested a variety of battery powered weed eaters to help you find the best one for your needs. This review guide will provide an overview of the features and benefits of battery powered weed eaters, as well as a comparison of the top models tested by Consumer Reports.
Features and Benefits
Battery powered weed eaters offer a number of advantages over gas-powered models. They are quieter, lighter, and more environmentally friendly. They also require less maintenance and are easier to start. Battery powered weed eaters are available in a variety of sizes and power levels, so you can find one that is suitable for your needs.
Comparison of Top Models
Consumer Reports has tested a variety of battery powered weed eaters and has identified the top models. The following is a comparison of the top models tested by Consumer Reports:
1. Black & Decker LST136W: This model is lightweight and easy to use. It has a 13-inch cutting swath and a 40-volt lithium-ion battery.
2. Greenworks Pro G-MAX 40V: This model has a 16-inch cutting swath and a 40-volt lithium-ion battery. It is powerful and easy to use.
3. Worx WG163 GT 3.0: This model has a 12-inch cutting swath and a 20-volt lithium-ion battery. It is lightweight and easy to maneuver.
Battery powered weed eaters offer a number of advantages over gas-powered models. Consumer Reports has tested a variety of battery powered weed eaters and has identified the top models. This review guide has provided an overview of the features and benefits of battery powered weed eaters, as well as a comparison of the top models tested by Consumer Reports.
battery powered weed eater Comparison Table
Top battery powered weed eater Reviews By Consumer Reports March 2023
Below is the list of top battery powered weed eater with a detailed guide that you can consider in your purchase:
BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX* POWERCONNECT 10 in. 2in1 Cordless String Trimmer/Edger + Sweeper Combo Kit (LCC222)
$98.42 in stock
- 2IN1 DESIGN – Easily rotates 180 degrees from a cordless string trimmer to an edger for versatile use.
- ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT AND SOFT-GRIP HANDLE – Provide convenient, customizable comfort and control for extended use.
- AFS AUTOMATIC FEED SPOOL – Continuously feeds trimmer line without bumping for seamless, uninterrupted trimming.
- DEBRIS REMOVAL – Sweeper is ideal for clearing driveways, sidewalks, decks, and garages of grass clippings, leaves, and other debris.
- QUIET OPERATION – Keeps noise to a minimum while you work.
Greenworks 40V Cordless String Trimmer and Leaf Blower Combo Kit, 2.0Ah Battery and Charger Included
22 used from $74.66
- 40V COMBO KIT – This string trimmer / blower combo kit allows you to keep your walkways and driveway clear of overgrown grass and weeds, enhancing your curb appeal
- 12” STRING TRIMMER – Powers through the toughest grass and weeds. 12” cutting path, .065” line, auto feed head for quick and easy line advancement
- LEAF BLOWER – Provides powerful clearing performance featuring 390 CFM air flow and 110 MPH air speed. Variable speed trigger with cruise control provides controlled airflow when it’s needed most
- LIGHTWEIGHT – Ultra lightweight design, along with superior ergonomics allow for reduced user fatigue
- EASY TO USE – Push button start. Included 2.0Ah battery recharges in 60 minutes
BLACK+DECKER 20V Max String Trimmer/Edger, 12-Inch (LSTE525)
$99.00 in stock
3 used from $63.21
- Converts from trimmer to wheeled edger; Amp hour: (2) 1.5 ampere hour
- Power drive transmission for increased torque
- 2 speed control for more power or extended runtime. Line diameter: 0.065 inches; Cutting swath 12 inches
- Easy feed allows you to advance your line with the push of a button with no bumping required
- Part of the 20V Max system; 1 system endless tasks. Power for your style
Electric Cordless Weed Wacker,3-in-1 Weed Eater Battery Powered Grass Cutter Lawn Mower Edger Tool Adjustable Handle with 3 Function Blades,Lightweight and Powerful String Trimmer for Yard and Garden
- ✅Powerful Cordless Weed Eater---Cordless electric weeder battery powered is multiple functions in one: grass trimmer, edger, and lawn mower. It is easy to perform different cutting operations anywhere. You can cut any lawn weeds quickly and easily, and don't have to worry about being entangled and installed multiple times. And Weed wacker is easier to take care of the lawn in the back garden than those cumbersome guys
- ✅Efficient and Safe---The design of double safety buttons is adopted, and you need to press the safety lock and trigger at the same time to start the mower to ensure your safety. Ergonomically designed handle, rubber molded handle keeps its grip strength, and auxiliary handle provides more comfortable and balanced control. Even if you work for a long time, you will not feel tired, allowing you to enjoy efficient and safe gardening care
- ✅Adjustable Height---Electric trimmer cordless is equipped with an adjustable telescopic rod, which can be freely adjusted from 33 "to 45" to meet the needs of most people's garden trimming work. The rotary head of the electric Lawn Edger can be adjusted (0-90 °) to allow easy access to hard-to-reach areas
- ✅3 Functional Blades---Equipment with 3 types of blades:manganese steel circular saw blades for cutting thicker shrubs, branches;stainless steel metal blades for cutting thick weed & small shrubs;Plastic blade, suitable for cutting young grass.Different types of blades are suitable for different trimming sites to meet your daily trimming needs
- ✅US DIRECT SHIPPING&Guarantee：3-7 days delivered from TX,US (1 day handling time during business days).We are committed to providing our customers with high-quality products and the best shopping experience.If you have any questions or any problem with our products, please contact our customer service. We will give a solution within 24 hours
Cordless Lawn Trimmer Weed Wacker: GardenJoy 12V Grass Trimmer Lawn Edger with 2.0Ah Li-Ion Battery Powered and Cutting Blade, Adjustable Height Weed Eater Tool for Garden and Yard(Already Assembled)
- HIGH POWER: GardenJoy cordless Weed Wacker with a powerful motor of 10000 RPM and super-sharp blades, you can take care of the lawn in the garden more easily, and don't have to worry about being entangled and installed multiple times. Make it a comfortable and flexible tool, you can enjoy the whole afternoon yard trimming time with your family!
- EASY OPERATION: Lawn trimmer is only 3.7lbs. Lightweight and compact, the height and handle of the lawn mower can be adjusted. the same time equipped with a safety lock design. The anti-collision metal protection ring can prevent the lawn mower from colliding and breaking the cutting blade. Not damage plants, landscape features and lawn decorations during pruning.
- HIGH-EFFICIENCY BATTERY: This electric weed eater is equipped with 2.0Ah Battery that can provide super battery life, with fast charger and it can be fully charged in 1 hour, so you can lawn trim the garden and more weeds. Quieter, safer, more environmentally friendly and more lightweight than gas tandem trimmers.
- MORE TYPES OF BLADES: Multiple use of one machine with 3 types of blades: Plastic blades for mowing delicate grass, Metal blades for cutting thick weeds and small shrubs, Saw blades for pruning thicker shrubs and branches. Ideal for trimming around yards and bushes, lots, flower beds, walkways, patios.
- YOU WILL GET: 1*12v cordless grass trimmer, 1*2000mAh battery, 1*fast charge, 1*saw blade, 2*metal blades, 3*plastic blades, 1*goggles, 1*gloves, 1*wrench, 1*user manual. Whether in the garden, grass or bushes, you can enjoy the happy time of trimmer lawn ! 100% Replacement for defective items! Any question please contact us.
SANJIAN Cordless Weed Wacker Electric Brush Cutter Stringless Weed Eater with 3 Types Blades 2Pcs 4.0Ah Battery,Lightweight String Trimmer for Garden Yard Lawn Trimming/Pruning, Brushless Motor
- 【Upgrade Brushless Motor】: This SANJIAN weed wacker with blades has a powerful brushless motor which has a stronger output of up to 18000 rpm. The cutting efficiency is increased by more than 60%,the service life is increased by more than 3 times,and the noise is lower. After using this,you will want to throw away those toylike string trimmer.
- 【21V Battery & Fast Charger】： Cordless weed eater is equipped with 2*4.0 mA rechargeable lithium batteries that can run continuously for about 60-75 minutes. Tip: Please charge fully before first use to get the expected time and to be able to extend the battery life.
- 【3 Cutting Capacities】： Electric string trimmer comes with 3 different cutting heads and 12’’ extra long cutting swath for to provide a professional-grade user experience. The Bump feed head of line is suitable for trimming soft grass and other light materials, the stainless steel metal blade can cut more than a weed string, like thick weeds and small shrubs, 8’’ manganese steel circular saw blades are suitable for cutting thicker shrubs and branches.
- 【Easy To Use&Lightweight】： This edger lawn tool weighs only 4.6 LBs, ergonomically designed with an adjustable telescoping pole and handle for comfortable use, so you don't have to bend over, the elderly and women also can easily use it.
- 【Brand Guarantee】：SANJIAN weed cutter is a great ideal for maintaining large and small areas, Choose this upgrade brushless weed wacker, we will provide you with 1 year after-sales guarantee and 30 days return service.If you encounter any problem please contact us first, we will be happy to answer your questions within 24h.
Cordless Electric Weed Eater (2 x 21V 4.0A Battery Powered Weed Eater), Weed Wacker 10 Inch String Trimmer , 3-in-1 Grass Trimmer/Edger Lawn Tool/Mini-Mower with Blade and Charger
- 【Newest Weed Whacker】: 2023 4th Generation Saw Blade Mower, 3-in-1 Grass Trimmer/Edger lawn tool/Mini-Mower - for more power and functionality when gardening! Contains 1 x cordless lawn trimmer, 1x safety protection, 2 x battery and charger, 90° rotary head and telescopic handle, Side wheels and assisted sliding, and equipped with power digital display, 15 plastic knives, 4x blade.
- 【Long-Lasting 21V 4.0A Battery】: Equipped with 2 special 21V battery operation (lithium-ion batteries), equipped with high-performance motors, with a maximum speed of 18,000 rpm, the battery has limited power protection. When you cut to a thick object like a stone, the current is too big and it will stop automatically to protect the motor and last longer.
- 【90°Adjustable Head and Handle】: The cutting head can be adjusted to 5 different angles (0°/22.5°/45°/67.5°/90°). The cutting head can also be rotated 90 degrees clockwise to instantly become a side trimmer, the second bottom handle can be adjusted to work with the top handle to balance the weight, and you can easily move it back and forth. to suit your size and cutting needs.
- 【Comfortable weed eater battery powered】: As a true lightweight, the grass trimmer is ergonomically designed and, at only 2.1 kg, particularly light, with a telescopic handle, it offers maximum safety and comfortable working regardless of body size, The new grass trimmer is equipped with a sliding support wheel that allows operation with a Hand allows and is more convenient to use. body size offers maximum safety and comfortable working.
- 【Notes and After-sales Issues】: Please make sure the battery is fully charged before use. When using different blades, the battery life is different, circular saw blade: 20-30 minutes, lancet: 25-40 minutes, plastic blade: 35-50 minutes, in order to extend the battery life, it is recommended to charge the battery when the power is 20% .
RTYGHJ Cordless Electric Weed Eater，Battery Powered Lightweight Weed Grass Trimmer/Edger，Adjustable Height Weed Eater Tool for Garden and Yard
- Adjustable Handle: Flexible handle can be adjusted from 0.4'' to 11.8 ''. No more back strains, knee pains or dirty hands! The 41”tall handle lets you uproot the weeds without having to bend over or go down to your knees. It is so light that even elderly and children can use it.
- Humanized Design: The design of the anti-collision protection wire ring can avoid hitting hard objects and causing the rope to break. Nylon rope instead of metal blade makes the head of the tool more safety. The nylon rope design will also prevent excessive damage to your lawn and just trim weeds.
- Cordless and Save Space: The no bend weed remover will store away easily, lithium battery supports its working without a plug.
- High power motor but low noise: High power motor brings fast cutting, two button switch makes it easy to use. String trimmer is less noisy while operating.
- Easy to clean: Waterproof head is very convenient to remove weeds sticking to the tool, The plastic handle is very comfortable to hold.
PATIOX Weed Wacker Cordless - Electric Weed Eater Rechargeable 3 in 1 - Two 4.0 Ah Battery Powered Weed Whacker Cordless 21V Grass Edger Trimmer with Blade and Charger (A-Classic-1)
- ULTRA-LONG-LASTING BATTERY -- PATIOX Cordless weed eater with blades is equipped with two powerful 21V lithium ion batteries for extended running time. Each battery can be used continuously for 1.5h, effectively improving the use of other grass trimmers for less than a few dozen minutes. In addition, it is also equipped with a triple quick charger, charging within 1.2 hour can meet your larger work requirements.
- POWERFUL CORDLESS TRIMMER/AUTOMARIC POWER OFF -- PATIOX cordless weed wacker for lawn uses a blade-type, and the ultra-sharp blades allows you cut grass easily. Intelligent anti-burn machine technology automatic power protection, so that the machine will last longer, for you to really save money.
- EDGER MODE & ERGONOMIC -- Innovative light weight brush cutter trimmer with blade can Rotate the motor head for Edger mode, which can be hand held easily to edge trim. Make you trimming efficient. The lightweight and ergonomic design allows you to save more energy in the process of comfortable use. PATIOX weed whacker is suitable for men and women, young and old, allowing families to share household chores for you.
- 3-TOOLS-IN-1 -- With three different blades for different cutting scenarios, you can do all the tree trimming, lawn mowing and edging IN your yard with a PATIOX electric weed eater battery powered. Have fun mowing your lawn, whether it's in the garden, grass or bushes! Metal front guard rings provide space protection to keep the cordless edger away from hard objects, so you don't damage plants, landscape features and lawn trim as you trim.
- MULTIPLE SAFETY CONTROLS -- PATIOX Electric cordless weed whacker battery powered features dual switches that are held down simultaneously for dual safety control to prevent accidental activation of furniture and a splash proof grass cover to prevent debris from flying and soiling clothes.
Weed Wacker Cordless Brush Cutter with 9Blades,Battery Weed Wacker Electric Brush Cutter Battery Powered Stringless Weed Eater by 2Pcs 36TV 4Ah Batteries,String Trimmer for Lawn Garden,Lightweight
- 【2*Large Capacith Battery Pack】We know that the battery life of the cordless brush cutter is your most important concern.Brush trimmer is equipped with 2 pack 36Tv 4000mAh lithium batteries.Weed wacker battery powered can be used Up to 60 minutes of runtime on a fully charged battery, Charger completely charges battery in 4-5 hours or less.Lithium-ion batteries with self-overload and temperature protection provide a much longer battery life.
- 【Multiple Blades with 2 Round Saw Blades】:Lawn trimmers battery powered comes with three types blades , Plastic blades are suitable for clearing soft grass which work like heavy duty string,the metal blade is like a miniature lawn mower blade and cuts through lawns,weeds and small branches.Manganese steel round saw blades for cutting thicker brushes and branches.Please don't use plastic blades to mow thick shrub branches.
- 【Safety with Multiple Protection and Converts Edger Lawn in Seconds】:Weed eater battery trimmer added a safety lock button to prevent accidental start.You need to press the safety button and switch simultaneously to start the edger.Multifunctional design with Adjustable Machine Head for easy cutting at hard to reach areas.Press the adjustable machine head's button to Convert trimmer to an edger in seconds easily.
- 【Highly Effecient Mowing &Lightweight】:Weed trimmer uses a high-650W power motor with a superior run- time to ensure smooth mowing,get the garden grass trimmer, get more efficiency out of your yard work. The body weighs only 2.6lbs only, which is lightweight,women can easily control and use and will not be tired after working for a long time.
- 【Ergonomic Telescoping Pole & Adjustable Handle】: Cordless string trimmer stainless steel telescoping pole's length is 33.7-46.25inch,which can fit user’s height for better control and comfort.Balance design with adjustable handle and height positions to help you move freely.You can get 2 *Large 36TV capacity lithium batteries,1*charger, 2*manganese steel saw blades,2*stainless steel blades , 5*plastic blades, 1*wrench , 1*screwdriver.1*Spare blade base.