PowerProtect™ DX 13kW Home Standby Generator

Offering more power in a smaller footprint that fits into tight spaces and lot lines, PowerProtect™ 13kW¹ Home Standby Generator provides the essential power you need during a power outage. Engineered with NGMax™ technology for superior power and performance, this compact but mighty generator features a 39% smaller footprint3 than other leading generators. With 37 kVA of motor starting power, the 13kW generator easily handles large appliances and equipment.

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Available Models: 040740


Flexible Installation with a Smaller Footprint

Approved for installation as close as 18” to a building2 with easy toolless panel removal for serviceability and maintenance. Upright design provides the smallest footprint possible so it’s easier to install in tight areas. The front exhaust design allows for ultimate installation versatility.

Highest Rated Power Output on Natural Gas4

Engineered with NGMax for superior power and performance with convenient hookups for both liquid propane and natural gas

Corrosion Protection

Reinforced, corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosures and bases with Dura-Zen™ coating for a long-lasting, attractive appearance.

Vanguard® Commercial-Grade Engine

Designed for reliable, continuous performance - from the engine experts at Briggs & Stratton.

Most Comprehensive Warranty in the Industry5

No out-of-pocket costs; labor, parts, and service are all included. That’s up to a $1,225 value!

Eco-Cise™ Weekly Test Mode

Our short 16-second weekly test mode ensures your generator is in top operating condition while reducing noise and fuel consumption.

Power Your Essentials

Customizable to your home’s power needs, our optional Symphony® Choice Power Management system allows you to use a smaller, more affordable generator to prioritize your power needs.

InfoHub™ Remote Monitoring

Monitor your generator status from anywhere, and get service updates from the convenience of your smart phone, tablet or computer.

In-House Call Support

Enjoy direct access to our US-based Briggs & Stratton energy experts whenever you need them.

Superior Motor Starting

Best motor starting in the industry4 to ensure smooth operation of your large appliances during startup. More power4 than the competition.

1This generator is listed in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No.100-14 (motors and generators).
2The installation manual contains specific instructions related to generator placement in addition to NFPA 37, including the requirement that carbon monoxide detectors be installed and maintained in your home or business.
3Compared to other leading home standby generators of similar power output.
4In its named class.
5See operator’s manual or briggsandstratton.com for complete warranty details.


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Model Number
Running Watts (Liquid Propane) kW**
Running Watts (Natural Gas) kW**
Running Amperage (Liquid Propane) Amps**
Running Amperage (Natural Gas) Amps**
120 / 240
Circuit Breaker Amps
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton® Vanguard® Commercial-Grade
Engine Displacement (cc)
Motor Starting Capability (kVA)
Assembled Length (in.)
Assembled Width (in.)
Assembled Height (in.)
Assembled Weight (lbs.)
Normal Operating Sound
69 db(A)
Fuel Consumption (Liquid Propane) (50% Load, BTU/hr)***
Fuel Consumption (Natural Gas) (50% Load, BTU/hr)***
Limited Warranty (Years)†
10-Year Comprehensive

**This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No.100-14 (motors and generators).
***Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances - fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.
†See operator’s manual or briggsandstratton.com for complete warranty details.