Briggs & Stratton 30663 Gas Powered Portable Generator Review


When buying a generator, you want a name that will get the job done. Backed by over 100 years of innovation, Briggs & Stratton is synonymous with quality and trust. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, they are the world’s largest producer of gas engines for outdoor power equipment and a leading designer of power tools such as the portable generator and currently serves over 100 countries worldwide. We evaluated the 330663 Gas Powered Portable Generator and selected this model as one of our Top Ten Best portable generators for performance, durability, and affordability.


As part of the 7000 Watt Elite Series, this model allows you to power up more appliances for a longer duration, and features a 2100 series OHV 420cc engine that will produce 21 foot pounds of torque. The 12-inch never-go-flat wheels make it so much easier to transport this generator in and out of storage, or to new locations. And the convenient “T” handle makes transporting this unit easy with two people.

The ample amount of outlets on this unit include four 120 volt receptacles, and one 120/240 volt 30 amp receptacle with circuit breaker protection. For monitoring gas levels, there is a handy fuel gauge and hour meter. The super low-tone muffler and electric key start with remote choke provides fast, easy starting from one location, effortlessly. A battery is also included for easier starting.

B&S generators have good shock absorbers built in that reduce vibration –  not only providing a quieter operation, but increasing their service life. This Briggs & Stratton power generator comes with engine oil, quick start guide, and an operator’s manual and includes a 3-year limited warranty that protects against any defects in materials and workmanship.

Why We Liked It

This larger unit is badass when it comes to powering a heavier supply of appliances. Still very user friendly, this unit came easy to assemble – just add wheels and battery – And we tested it to run several larger appliances like an air compressor, microwave, refrigerator and freezer smoothly for hours on end. For all the power it packs, it was still a relatively quiet unit with good shock absorbers, and rolled around the house with little effort. This unit is so impressive, it will (almost) make you look forward to your next outage.


As one of North America’s largest supplier of portable generators, Briggs & Stratton is committed to providing only the premium combination of power, performance and value. This 330663 Gas Powered Portable Generator is well-built, powerful, and ready to work for you.

  • Easy to assemble
  • Great fuel performance
  • Reliable
  • Quiet

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