Simpson Megashot Vs Powershot: Which is the Best pressure washer series?

No doubt Simpson makes the best gas pressure washer, their pressure washer gives value to the users. That’s the one reason there is always a tough competition between the Simpson Megashot Vs Powershot series. Both the series are popular and have quality pressure washers in their list.

If you are looking for which series is best between Megashot and Powershot then you’re at the right place.

Here I’ll compare both gas pressure washer series on the basis of the following points:

  • Pressure washer of both series
  • Specifications used to design pressure washer
  • Available features in their pressure washer
  • Output pressure and flow rate
  • User feedback and give rating

So let’s get start

What is the Difference between Megashot and Powershot series?

The main difference is powerful pressure washers available in the Powershot series. While on the other hand, the Megashot series has a low PSI pressure washer compared to Powershot.

The Megashot series pressure washer PSI ranges from 2800 PSI to 3200 PSI and flow rate ranges from 2.3 GPM to 2.5 GPM flow rate. While the Powershot series Pressure washer PSI ranges from 3500 to 4400 and flow rate ranges from 2.5 GPM to 4 GPM. 

This is simplified to the point where the Megashot series ends and the Powershot series starts.

If you love cleaning faster with high pressure then the Powershot series pressure washer is for you and if you need a Medium-high duty pressure washer for all of your home cleaning jobs then Megashot series is perfect the choice is always yours.

Simpson Megashot Vs Powershot: Which is worth your money?

Both series make sturdy gas pressure washers and are liked by people of the United States. if you have a Simpson gas pressure washer means you love cleaning with high pressure. 

As per me, Invest money according to your need either it is Megashot or Powershot, both are awesome.

Simpson Megashot Series overview

There are 16 pressure washers available in Megashot series all are known for delivering powerful performance. 

The engine is the main component of the gas pressure washer. The engines used in the megashot series are mainly the Honda engine, Kohler engine, Briggs & Stratton engine, self-made Simpson engine.

The Honda engine Simpson pressure washers are sturdy and best for the long run because the honda engine is considered best for the gas pressure washer for their powerful performance in each wash.

1. Simpson Megashot MSH3125-S (Megashot series Best seller)

simpson msh3125 is the best gas pressure washer till date

MSH3125-S is the best pressure washer of the Megashot series, it delivers killing performance that’s the reason it is the bestseller gas pressure washer everywhere.

It is a five-star rating pressure washer, you will definitely enjoy cleaning with this Megashot pressure washer. It is compatible with a GC190 Honda Engine and OEM technology axial cam pump that makes it different from others. It delivers 3200 PSI pressure at the flow rate of 2.5 GPM.

The total cleaning power of MSH3125 is 8000 cleaning units which are quite high for any type of medium-high duty cleaning job. Cleaning concrete driveways required 3000 PSI pressure and you easily wash your concrete driveways faster.

The whole pressure washer machine is assembled on the heavy welded steel cart for easy maneuverability. The two 10 inches tires are equipped with it.

The Nozzle accessories are required to increase or decrease the pressure and with this pressure washer, Simpson allows five quick-connect spray nozzles which are 0° 15° 25° 40° and soap nozzle.

Warranty plays a major role when you buy something new, this Megashot series pressure washer provides warranty according to their parts which are as follows:

Engine warranty2 years
Pump warranty1 year
Frame warranty 5 years
Accessory warranty90 days

MSH3125-s and MSH3125 both are similar, one is for online and another MSH3125 is for sale on the store. The packaging is different from both

2. Simpson Megashot MSH60763-S

Simpson megashot vs powershot

The Megashot MSH60763-S is another best product of the Megashot series. It differs from MSH3125 because this pressure washer is equipped with a Kohler engine. This megashot series pressure washer delivers 3100 PSI pressure at the flow rate of 2.4 Gallon per minute (GPM).

It is compatible with Kohler RH265 engine with OEM technology axial cam pump. The total cleaning power of this pressure washer is 7440 cleaning units. This cleaning unit is enough for hitting two-story vinyl siding from the bottom.

The steel frame is coated with a Power-coated finish for safety from corrosion. The 10 inches tire is available to move from one place to another.

The nozzle accessories included with this MSH60763-S are 0° 15° 25° 40° and soap nozzle. The high-pressure flexible hose is 25 ft long which is enough to move all around the car while washing.

Overall, MSH60763-S is a good pressure washer of the Megashot series but MSH3125 is better compared to this one.

MSH60763-S warranty:

Engine warranty2 years
Pump warranty1 year
Frame warranty 5 years
Accessory warranty90 days

Simpson Powershot Series overview

There are 8 pressure washers available in the Powershot series. Engines used in Powershot series are Honda, Kohler, and Simpson. 6 out of 8 pressure washers are compatible with Honda engines. Because the Honda engine delivers powerful performance.

The cost of Powershot series pressure washer is more, these are specially designed for industrial use but users love to clean with high PSI pressure washers and they also used Powershot pressure washers at their home.

1. Simpson Powershot PS3228 (Powershot Series Bestseller)


The PS3228 is one of the best in Powershot series, it is a bestseller of this series. The PS3228 is known for its powerful performance. If you’re looking for a power-packed performer and love cleaning with high PSI pressure then this pressure washer is made for you.

It is compatible with the powerful GX200 Honda engine with an extra powerful AAA triplex pump. The triplex pump is the strength of this pressure that makes it an outstanding performer. 

It delivers 3300 PSI pressure at 2.5 Gallon per minute of water, the total cleaning power of PS3228 is 8250 cleaning units. 

The high-pressure flexible hose is 25 ft long which is made with good material. The nozzle accessories include 0° 15° 25° 40° and soap nozzle.

Simpson Powershot PS3228 warranty:

Engine warranty3 years
Pump warranty5 years
Frame warranty 1 year
Accessory warranty90 days

Which is Better Simpson Powershot or Megashot?

Both are good series and have very tough competition with each other. The brand Simpson also differentiates both the series the Megashot is for powerful & Powershot is for Extra Powerful. I have compared the best products of the series. 

If you have more use of a pressure washer and want to clean your car, driveway, 2 story vinyl siding, Pool, patio, garage then the Simpson Powershot PS3228 is the best choice for you. It is made for heavy-duty cleaning and packed with all the features and specifications that should be available in a quality pressure washer.

FAQ section about Simpson PowerShot and Megashot Pressure washer

Q.1) Is Simpson Megashot MSH3125 Durable?

Definitely, Simpson MSH3125 is Durable from inside as well as from outside. The Honda engine is quite sturdy and delivers powerful performance.

Q.2) what is the length of Simpson PowerShot PS3228 Lance?

the length of PS3228 lance is 16 ft and made heavy.

Q.3) could I get an extra-long hose with MSH3125?

Yes, you can buy extra-long hose. the compatible hose is 25 ft long and 1/4 inches wide, which is enough for home cleaning taks.

Final words about Powershot and Megashot series Pressure washer

Reviewing all the above features of PowerShot and Megashot pressure washer, I concluded the fact that all the products are preferable for home cleaning jobs but I have to choose one winner between Simpson Megashot vs Powershot and I have found Powershot series is the winner of this battle because the most of pressure washer in Powershot series are compatible with honda engine and they drivers more than 3000 PSI and up to 4200 PSI pressure at a very good flow rate. So the winner is the Powershot series.

If you have any queries feel free to ask in the comments.

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