If you are looking for a generator to use with your rv or when camping there are some features that you are going to want to consider. The main ones are noise level, clean power and the ability to run off of multiple fuels such as gas or propane. Also you will want a model that offers sufficient watts to power all your equipment, appliances and devices. A long run time is ideal as well.

Many of the top brands offer portable generator models designed especially for the recreation vehicle market.

Top Selling RV Ready Generators

Champion 4000-Watt RV Ready DH Series Open Frame Inverter with Quiet Technology
  • Advanced Open Frame Inverter Design - 50% quieter and 20% lighter than a traditional Champion 3500-watt generator, plus our Economy Mode feature saves fuel and extends engine life, No GFCI Outlets
  • Quiet Technology and Extended Run Time - 64 dBA is great for RVs, tailgating, your next project or home backup, with 4000 starting watts and 3500 running watts for up to 17 hours run time on gasoline
  • Clean electricity for sensitive electronics - RV Ready with a 120V 30A RV, plus two 120V 20A household outlets with clean power (less than 3% THD) and 12V DC outlet with dual USB adapter
Champion 4000-Watt DH Series Open Frame Inverter with Wireless Remote Start
  • Advanced open frame inverter design: 50% quieter and 20% lighter than a traditional Champion 3500-watt generator, plus this inverter only produces clean power, and economy mode saves fuel
  • Wireless remote start: the wireless remote key fob allows you to start and stop your inverter from up to 80 feet away, plus the electric push-button start includes a battery
  • Quiet technology and extended run time: 64 dba is great for RVs, Tailgating, your next project or home backup, with 4000 starting watts and 3500 running watts for up to 17 hours run time on gasoline
Champion 3800-Watt Dual Fuel RV Ready Portable Generator with Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel - Runs on GAS or PROPANE straight out of the box. Engine type: 4-stroke, wheel diameter: 8.0 inches
  • 4750 starting watts, 3800 running watts with up to 9 hours run time on a full tank of gas and up to 10.5 hours on a 20 lb. propane tank
  • Powered by a reliable 224cc Champion engine with Touch Start, push-button electric start (battery included).Gasoline Starting Amps at 120V - 39.6A.Gasoline Running Amps at 120V - 31.7A.Propane Starting Amps at 120V - 35.6A.Propane Running Amps at 120V - 28.5A
Champion 3500-Watt RV Ready Portable Generator (EPA)
  • Designed for Safety - Includes a low-oil shut-off sensor and has a 0.6-quart oil capacity (recommended 10W-30)
  • Reliable and Powerful - At 4000 starting watts and 3500 running watts, enjoy up to 12 hours of run time on a full tank of gasoline with a noise level of 68 dBA from 23 feet
  • Outlets - A 120V 30A locking outlet, a 120V 30A RV outlet and a 120V 20A household outlet; Engine Speed: 3600
Champion 3400-Watt Dual Fuel RV Ready Portable Inverter Generator with Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel - Operate your 3400-watt portable generator right out of the box on either gasoline or propane, plus the unit holds 0.6-quarts of oil (recommended 10W-30) and has a low oil shut-off sensor
  • Convenient Electric Start with 3-Position Ignition Switch - Battery included, plus Quick Touch Panel allows you to access all your controls in one spot.Noise Level :59 dBA at 23 feet. Frequency 60 Hz
  • Ultra-Quiet Operation - 59 dBA is perfect for RVs, tailgating, your next project or backup power for your home, featuring 3400 starting watts and 3100 running watts with up to 7.5 hours run time on gasoline
Westinghouse iGen4200 Hybrid Open Frame Inverter Generator - 3500 Rated Watts & 4200 Peak Watts - Gas Powered - RV Ready Outlet
  • 3500 Rated Watts and 4200 Peak Watts at Less Than 3% THD - Gas Powered - Unique Open Frame Inverter Generator Hybrid Technology for Durability and Maximum Fuel Efficiency
  • Features a 5-20R 120V Duplex Household Outlet, an RV-Ready Tt-30 30 Amp Outlet and Two USB Outlets - Great Choice for Travel Trailers or Home Use - Strong Enough to Run All Your Essentials
  • Powered by a 212 CC Westinghouse 4-Stroke OHV Engine for Up to 18 Hour Run Time on a 2. 6 Gallon Gas Tank - Low Volume: As Quiet As 62 Dba - Features "Efficiency Mode" for Maximum Fuel Efficiency

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Here are some of the most important features people want when shopping for a new generator.

  • Remote start
  • Electric start for easy starting even in cold weather
  • Dual fuel to run on either gas or propane
  • Light weight
  • Long run time
  • 68 dba or less maximum noise operating level for quiet operation
  • Clean electricity to run sensitive electronic equipment
  • 12 Volt DC Outlets
  • USB Outlets
  • Able to work in parallel by connecting another generator to increase power (usually requires optional kit)


RV Ready Portable Generators