How Much Horsepower Does an Electric Mower Have Compared to a Gas Mower?

The power for electric mowers is measured in watts, volts or amps, while gas mower power is measured in terms of horsepower. To determine equivalent horsepower for an electric mower, multiply the model's volts by amps to find wattage. Then divide wattage by 746 to find horsepower.

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