| 04 Dec 2023
What are the top brands of generators that you can buy online?

MUMBAI: Finding the best generators for your home can be difficult especially when the vast majority of people will need to buy online. A generator isn’t something you can really head down to the high street to buy which means you’ll need to go online.

Thankfully with websites like Best you can get some of the know how you need to make an informed decision on what type of generator you want and what features are essential. But I can help a little further by looking at some of the top brands to know about.

There are many generator brands out there and if you aren’t really in the know about generators then you probably won’t have heard of many of them. So, let’s take a closer look at the top generator brands available online shall we?

Winco Generators

Founded in 1927 Winco is certainly a veteran in the generator industry and they offer a wide assortment of different generators. They have a reputation for high-quality and while there may be cheaper brands out there you really can’t argue with the quality craftsmanship available from this leading generator brand.

Yanmar Generators

This Japanese generator manufacturer was founded in 1912 and is well-known around the world. They offer a variety of different generators but they have a speciality for diesel generators which are popular for offering quieter running and better fuel efficiency. Yanmar’s portable diesel generators, in particular, are very popular and ideal for a wide range of different customers. 

Briggs & Stratton

With more than 100 years in operation, Briggs & Stratton is a popular choice for people looking for more conventional gasoline engines. Available globally and with a reputation for being very efficient Briggs & Stratton are a popular manufacturer for a wide array of different generators.

Generac Generators

Founded in 1959 Generac is actually one of the younger manufacturers we’ve looked at but also one of the most well-known. Generac was the first manufacturer to really focus on affordable standby generators for home use and it is now the leading manufacturer for home backup standby generators. While home generators are their main focus they offer a wide selection of products including portable, commercial and industrial generators amongst others.

Multiquip Generators (MQ)

Multiquip is another reasonable young generator manufacturer that was founded in 1979 they offer a wide selection of different generators and are well-known for their efficiency and reliability. They manufacture all kinds of generator including ones for specialist military usage. While their commercially available generators are a bit more limited they are certainly a popular manufacturer and worth considering.


While they might be more famous for their car manufacture Honda is also a leading name in the generator industry as well. They manufacture a wide selection of different generators with their portable models, in particular, being very popular. So, that is six different leading generator brands to get you started on your search.