Top 10 Best Rated String Trimmers 2020

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If perfect trimming of your yard is of great importance to you, having a mower is not enough. In addition to having a mower, a string trimmer is another machine you should consider having.

While mowers are good at trimming a large amount of space, there are places they would not trim perfectly, and this is where a string trimmer comes into play. We have a lot of good trimmers out there, but to save you the stress of hunting them down, we put up this article which discusses 10 products you could choose from.

Best String Trimmer 2020

1. BLACK & DECKER LST136W

The BLACK & DECKER LST136W is among the products we consider the best. This string trimmer has a 13-inch cutting width, and it is powered by a battery. Thanks to the fact that is powered by a battery, and not gas, you would not have to put up with the terrible smell gas-powered products produce.

The battery powering this machine is a 40v battery, and would power the machine for a sensible amount of period before requiring a recharge. The BLACK & DECKER LST136W weighs about 7.8 lbs.

  • 13-inch cutting width
  • Battery-powered
  • 8 lbs

Price: $138.17

Pros

  • PowerDrive transmission
  • Automatic Feed spool

Cons

  • No con

2. Husqvarna 967055801

The Husqvarna 967055801 is an expensive string trimmer, but it is a machine we would really love you to consider if you can afford it. The product is a gas-powered string trimmer which weighs about 17 lbs. It has a cutting width of 18 inches, and would be ideal for heavy duty trimming. The engine powering this machine is a powerful 4-stoke engine which does not require the mixing of oil with the gas. In terms of durability, there are only a few products that can match the Husqvarna 967055801. However, the Husqvarna 967055801 requires some maintenance.

  • 18-inch cutting width
  • Gas-powered
  • 17 lbs

Price: $287.70

Pros

  • Powerful 4-stroke engine
  • Durable and dependable

Cons

  • Somewhat heavy
  • Expensive

3. GreenWorks 21212

For people looking for a string trimmer that not only does good trimming job, but also happens to be inexpensive, the GreenWorks 21212 is a machine you might like. The GreenWorks 21212 sells for about $50, and would be ideal for doing some little trimming once in a while. This machine is powered by electricity and features a cutting width of about 13 inches. Just like most products powered by electricity, this trimmer has a light weight.

  • 13-inch cutting width
  • Electric-powered
  • 2 lbs

Price: $49.99

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Not for frequent use

4. Dewalt DCST920P1

Here comes a product on the expensive side, but also a product you would be glad to have, if you can afford it. This machine is a battery-powered string trimmer, and it is ideal for trimming larger areas. The battery which powers this machine is a 20v battery, and this battery has a capacity of 20Ah. The Dewalt DCST920P1 looks pretty rugged, and it weighs 14 lbs. It is worthwhile stating that this product comes with a speed control, meaning you could always adjust its cutting speed.

  • 13-inch cutting width
  • Battery-powered
  • 14 lbs

Price: $194.89

Pros

  • Powerful battery

Cons

  • Expensive

5. Black & Decker LSTE525

The Black & Decker LSTE525 ranks as a best-selling string trimmer, and this is due to the fact that the product is a great value for money. The product is capable of doing serious work, but sells at a very reasonable price. This machine is powered by a battery, making it possible to use on very wide yards. The Black & Decker LSTE525 has a cutting width of about 12 inches, and its motor makes between 5,500 and 7,200 revolutions per minute.

  • 12-inch cutting width
  • Battery-powered
  • 3 lbs

Price: $101.36

Pros

  • Great value for money

Cons

  • No con

6. Ego Power+ ST1500-S

The Ego Power+ ST1500-S is not a popular product, but this string trimmer is a product you should not ignore. The string trimmer is also a battery powered product, having a 56v battery which could power the machine for a long period before requiring a recharge. Even though the product is powered by a battery, it can carry out the job of a gas-powered trimmer. Despite being a powerful machine, this product weighs only 6.7 lbs.

  • 15-inch cutting width
  • Battery-powered
  • 7 lbs

Price: $94.00

Pros

  • Weather-resistant build
  • Powerful

Cons

  • No con

7. Worx WG160

When it comes to string trimmers, Worx products can not just be ignore, and the Worx WG160 is one their products we shortlisted. The Worx WG160 is an affordable trimmer you could lay your hands one, if a battery-powered machine is what you care about. The Worx WG160 has a cutting width of 12 inches, and in terms of weight, this product is really great. The machine only weighs about 5.7 lbs, making it one of the lightest products in this article.

  • 12-inch cutting width
  • Battery-powered
  • 7 lbs

Price: $109.00

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Could be cheaper

8. Worx WG163 GT

The Worx WG163 GT is a pretty good product. In addition to being a good product, this trimmer also happens to be popular. The Worx WG163 GT is a battery-powered string trimmer having a mass of about 6 lbs, and a cutting width of about 12 inches. The product would be great for elderly people, considering its weight. The Worx WG163 GT not only does trimming jobs, it is also capable of doing edging jobs.

  • 12-inch cutting width
  • Battery-powered
  • 6 lbs

Price: $99.99

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Could be cheaper

9. Remington RM2510

We also happen to like the Remington RM2510, a gas-powered and powerful trimmer that sells at a very affordable price. This product has a 16-inch cutting width, and it has a mass of about 13.6 lbs. However, like every gas-powered product, this machine requires some maintenance.

  • 16-inch cutting width
  • Gas-powered
  • 6 lbs

Price: $79.99

Pros

  • Reasonably priced

Cons

  • Requires maintenance

10. Greenworks 21142

Greenworks products are mostly great, and the Greenworks 21142 is one of their trimmers we could not just leave out of this article. The machine is powered by electricity and rated at 10 amps. This product does not weigh much, making it possible to be used for a long period, and on a large yard, without causing environmental population, compared to gas-powered trimmers.

  • 18-inch cutting width
  • Electricity-powered
  • 14 lbs

Price: $55.54

Pros

  • Cheap

Cons

  • Feels sturdy

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