Equipped with automotive technology and a load pickup response system that delivers smooth and steady power at all times, Generac’s XT8500EFI portable generator offers hassle-free operation in a variety of outdoor settings. Thanks to a carburetor-free design, the XT8500EFI uses Electronic Fuel Injection to eliminate issues caused by bad fuel and pesky gum-ups when the unit is in storage. The XT8500EFI also features other distinctive attributes including ControlGuardTM which protects the unit’s control panel from Mother Nature’s worst, COsense® Technology that STOPS, ALERTS, and SAVES, Providing powerful protection against hazardous carbon monoxide, and an hour meter to keep close tabs on maintenance intervals. Whether you’re enjoying the great outdoors or simply seeking a backup plan when utility power is lost in your local area, the XT8500EFI can provide the power on which you’ve come to rely.


Generac 459cc EFI engine delivers the right amount of power to get the best performance and efficiency out of your engine

COsense® Technology – STOPS, ALERTS, SAVES. Providing powerful protection against hazardous carbon monoxide.

TruePower™ technology provides clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics, tools, and appliances

Low-oil shutdown automatically safeguards the engine from damage

Large-capacity fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provided durability and extended run times

Electric start provides easy and reliable start-up

Battery included; self-charging while in use

ControlGuard™ provides added protection to the control panel

Covered outlets provide added protection from the environment and rugged working conditions

Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals

10” solid wheels make portability easy and efficient

The fold-down locking handle allows for easy storage