Last updated: December, 2017

Compare Snow Blowers

Compare features, specs and prices of the bestselling and top rated snow blowers on the market - brands like Snow Joe, Greenworks, Toro, PowerSmart, Husqvarna, Cub Cadet, Troy Bilt and more!

This comparison is organized by type and approximate price range. Single Stage - are low to mid-priced consumer machines, appropriate for light to moderate snowfall. Two Stage are larger snow blowers with more powerful engines, more features and midrange pricing. Three Stage snow blowers are for heavy snowfall, professional use, or for clearing very large areas. Tractor Mower Add-ons are snow blower attachments for tractors and lawnmowers.

Not sure what kind you need? Check out our in-depth Snow Blower Buyers Guide or our quick summary Do I Need a Single Stage or 2 Stage Snow Blower? If you just have a small area to clear, consider a power shovel.

Make/Model Intake Dimensions Features Comments Price
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Available from:
18" clearing width, 10" deep
13.5 AMP corded electric motor moves up to 650 lbs of snow per minute. 4 blade steel auger. 180 degree adjustable chute deposits snow where you choose, up to 20' away.

A consumer bestseller. Great for small to medium driveways.

$136 - $239.99
18" clearing width, 8" depth per pass.

40 Volt rechargeable Lithium Ion battery provides up to 50 minutes of use per charge. Steel auger with 2 rubber blades clears up to 495 lbs of snow per minute without damaging surfaces. 180 degree auto-rotate chute throws snow up to 20' away.

 

Easy to use and weighing in at just 32 lbs, the ION18SB is ideal for clearing decks, sidewalks or even small driveways. Rubber blades keep it from damaging soft surfaces like wood decks or pavers.

Also available in a hybrid corded/cordless model.

$260 - $300
20" clearing width, 10" depth.

Corded electric snow thrower with 30 Amp motor, 180 degree adjustable directional chute. Throws snow up to 20 feet.

4 year warranty.

Also available with light kit option.
$130 - $200
18" clearing width, 12" depth per pass

4-cycle 99cc OHV 4 cylinder engine, 7" auger. Toro's Power Curve technology features rubber paddles to propel snow blower forward while removing snow down to the pavement. 210 degree chute rotation, throws snow up to 25'.

Guaranteed-to-start in 1 or 2 pulls for 2 years.

 

$475 - $490
20" clearing width, 12" intake depth.

Powerful gas powered snow blower with Honda GC190 OHC 4-Stroke engine removes up to 55 tons of snow per hour and throws it up to 33' away.

Bearing-supported metal auger with replaceable rubber paddles. Two simple levers control snow discharge direction and distance.

While not the cheapest, Honda is considered by many pros to be the top quality line of snow blowers on the market.

High performance for a single stage snow blower, backed by Honda reliability.

$790 - $870
21" clearing width
Powerful 208cc 4-stroke gas engine with electric start. Manual chute deflector and rotator. 8" tires.

Lots of power for a single stage snow blower. Available with or without headlight.

$500- $675
21" clearing width, 13" depth.

Gas powered 136cc engine provides 7.5 ft/lbs torque. Durable rubber auger, large, easy to use controls, ergonomic handle. Snow skirt behind scraper eliminates blowback.

2 year standard warranty, 4 year engine warranty.

Available with electronic or manual starter.

This is the smallest of Poulan's PR100 series. Best for snowfall up to 6" - 2-4 car driveways and sidewalks.

$330 - $475
18" clearing width, 12" intake height.

Maintenance-free 15 Amp corded electric snow blower, moves up to 700 lbs snow per minute and throws snow up to 30'. Toro's Power Curve technology removes snow to pavement and helps prevent clogging. 160 degree adjustable chute, zip deflector, ergonomic handle.

Two year warranty

One of the bestselling electric snow blowers in the US. Handle folds for easy storage.

$249 - $320
18" clearing width, 7.8" depth.

Corded electric snow blower with 13.5 amp motor clears up to 450 lbs of snow per minute and throws it up to 20' away. 7" wheels, 2000 RPM auger, lightweight design, 180 degree adjustable chute.

2 year warranty, support hotline.

Well-rated entry level single stage snow blower. Best for smaller driveways, sidewalks, decks, light to moderate snowfall.

$99 - $140
20" clearing width, 10" depth per pass.
Corded snow blower with 13 amp motor. 180 degree adjustable directional chute throws snow up to 20' away. Dual LED lights for clearing snow day or night. Lightweight and easy to start.

Also available without the light kit. Good consumer feedback, suitable for 2 car driveways, moderate snowfall.

$164 - $200
21" clearing width, 12.5" depth.

Gas powered 208cc engine provides 9.5 ft/lbs of torque. 8.5" auger, 7.5" wheels. Electric recoil start, 2.9 qt fuel capacity.

 

$499 - $640
20" clearing width,

4 stroke 87cc gas engine, manual recoil start. Made by Warrior Tools America Corp.

1 year limited warranty.

Also available in 21, 24 and 26 inch widths.
$303-$340
Make/Model Intake Features Price Range
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Available from:
27" clearing width, 20" intake height.
Powerful 250cc engine provides 11.5-foot-pounds of torque
Friction disk drive system, electric start/
3-year limited equipment and engine warranty
$899-$1099
22" clearing width. Also available as 24" width.
6.5 hp, 196c recoil start engine. Self propelled drive - 5 forward speeds and 1 reverse speed. Serrated steel augers, aluminum gear case, alloy steel gears.
$395 (22") -$425 (24")
24" clearing width, 20" clearing height
208cc engine with electric start. Remote chute deflector and rotator, 15" tires.
$765-$870
22" clearing width, 16" clearing height

Manual start, Powerful 212cc engine. Durable steel blades and impeller.
Compact and lightweight.
13" snow tires

Affordable, entry-level 2-stage snow blower with excellent customer feedback!

$605-$615
45" clearing width, 22" depth

420cc 4-cycle engine with electric start. 16" auger and impeller. Huge 45" clearing width. All wheel drive, one hand operation, 2-way joystick to adjust discharge, 180 degree chute.
16" x 6.5" X-TRAC tires.

Ideal for professional / heavy duty snowfall, parking lot / estate maintenance.

$2640
28" clearing width, 21" height.

254cc Engine with electric start. Self-Propelled drive with 6 Forward and 2 Reverse Speeds.

14" Steel Serrated Augers, 14 3" Blade Impeller, Ice Drill Steel Chute With Remote Deflector, Cast Iron Gear Case, Steel Alloy Gears,

16" x 4.8" Polar Track Tires, Headlight In Dash, Reversible Steel Skid Shoes,

50' Throwing Distance, 3 year consumer warranty.

$1399-$1550
27" clearing width, 20" height.
254 cc Poulan PRO engine with friction disc transmission. Remote chute deflector, remote chute rotator. 2 year Warranty. Electric start.;
$1030-$1300
24" clearing width, 20" clearing height.
208cc 6.5 HP engine, with push button electric or manual starter. LED headlight, 6 forward and 2 backward speeds.
$630-$725
24 in. clearing width; 21 in. intake height
6 forward 2 reverse self-propelled speeds, push button electric start.
15"x5" X-TRACK tires
Non-marking reversible skid shoes.
$1090
Make/Model Type Intake Features Price Range
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Available from:
3-stage
26" width, 21" height.

357cc electric start, 4-cycle OHV engine..Steel Chute, Power Steering, Heated Grips, 1-hand operation, remote in-dash pitch control.
Blue skid shoes glide along surfaces - won’t rust or damage your driveway. 15" x 5". X-TRAC tires

$1595
3-stage
26" wide, 21" high.

357cc electric start 4-cycle OHV engine, 12-inch accelerator. All wheel drive, "touch & turn" power steering, 4-way pitch and chute control, one-hand operation. In-dash headlight, 15"x5" X-TRAC tires.

$1388
Make/Model Type Intake Features Price Range
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Available from:
Two-stage

60" Width.

Fits Tractors with 25 to 40 HP.

Also available in widths from 50" to 80", to fit tractors from 16 to 80 hp.

40-ft. throwing distance. Manual-crank chute rotates 340 degrees, 5-position adjustable chute deflector. PTO shaft to hook to your trailer. Clearance height is adjustable for use on pavement or gravel.

$1650-$1750
Two-stage

50" Width, 19.5" high.

Fits Tex style tractor frames, 2006 and newer.

One-button electric lift, Control deflector pitch from tractor seat. Tool-free removal and attachment. Heavy duty gear box. Contoured housing for better performance in deep snow. Double ribbon auger diameter. Clog resistant, rust-proof polymer discharge chute and chute deflector.

$1999
Two-stage

44" width.

Fits 100 series tractors.

Recommended for recreational parks, industrial parks, homes or estates in snow heavy areas. Two-stage, high speed blower, great for wet, heavy snow and deep snow conditions.
Tire chains and weights recommended (sold separately)

$1800-$1850
Two-stage

42" Width, 20" height.

Fits Step-Thru frame lawn & garden tractors, (2000 and later), Cub Cadet 1000 and 1500 Series tractors (2009 and newer)

12” impeller, 33” Chute (rotates up to 220 degrees). Start/stop auger from tractor seat.
Includes snow thrower attachment and all mounting hardware.

User feedback suggests there may be reliability issues with this product - reports of frequent sheared pins, thrown belts and easily-bent intake.

$1020-$1500

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