How To Choose a Snow Blower

Greenworks How to Choose a Snowblower

Winter can bring wicked weather – and you want to prepare for anything Mother Nature throws your way. If you’re shopping for a new snow blower, chances are you’re a little overwhelmed with all your choices. But no worries – our Greenworks team has you covered with our snow blower buying guide.

For those new to the battery-powered snow blower world, you’re in for a treat. Gone are the days of mixing gas and oil to start a gas blower – not to mention the hassle of being stocked with gas ahead of winter weather, wrestling with tricky pull-cord starts and smelling like a gas station once you’ve finally cleared the driveway. 

With your new Greenworks snow blower, you can simply load your fully charged battery, push start and begin clearing your driveway in seconds. Whether you’re looking for a maximum-power snow beast or a small-space go-getter, we’ve got the perfect snow blower for everyone. Jump to the section you’re most interested in, or browse the complete snow blower buyer’s guide to learn more!


Heavy Snow: Max Power 2-stage Snow Blowers

If you’re longing for blizzard-like conditions in the middle of summer, you might be a winter warrior. Cold temperatures, blustery winds and tons of snow all make your heart soar with happiness. As a snow lover – or someone who gets intense satisfaction from snow clearing – you’re likely looking for the biggest and best snow equipment to get the job done. A 2-stage blower will chop through ice, snow and anything else a winter storm tosses your way. (Want to learn more about single versus 2-stage snow blowers? Check out our comparison guide.)

If you’re looking for maximum snow power to tackle heavy snow storms and significant snow accumulation, we recommend the mack daddy of battery-powered snow blowers:

Greenworks Pro 60V 24” 2-Stage Snow Blower

With two 8.0Ah batteries and a dual-port charger – and the option to utilize a third battery in the tri-port powerhead – you’ll be cutting through the deepest snow drifts with lasting power and plenty of runtime. This 2-stage snow blower has a rotating 200-degree discharge and shoots snow up to 50 feet for maximum clearing. 

With this snow blast, you can tackle extra-large driveways, sidewalks and the entire neighborhood with up to 18” of snow in one pass. And with the self-propelled zero turn system (ZTS), you can seamlessly cut through the snow with maximum maneuverability, control and stronger output power. 

What’s included: 

  • Dual-stage self-propelled 60V snow blower 
  • Battery: (2) 8.0Ah batteries and dual-port rapid charger
  • Power Output: 960Wh 
  • Clearing deck: 24” 
  • Discharge rotation: 200 degrees
  • Discharge distance: 50 feet
  • Max snow depth in one pass: Up to 18”
  • Driveway clearing size: Extra-large driveways
  • $$$$$

(Pro tip: if you’re looking at the 80V platform, check out our 80V 2-Stage Snow Blower!).


Consistent Snowfalls: Mighty Single-stage Snow Blowers

If you’re in a household with lots of moving pieces and parts – and need to have a clear driveway to zip in and out to school, work, practices and more – these blowers can knock out any snow or ice that Mother Nature hurls your way. Living somewhere with consistent snowfall is beautiful – but it also requires maintenance. A Greenworks single-stage snow thrower is your efficient snow-busting partner.

Whether you’re buckling in for a winter of snow storms or simply want the biggest single-stage battery-powered snow thrower for your winter weather arsenal, upgrade to effortless power with single-stage snow throwers.

Pro 60V 22” Brushless Single-stage Snow Blower

Plenty of power plus maximum runtime means you’ll be able to clear your driveway – and your neighbor's driveway too! – quickly and efficiently. Add in two 5.0Ah batteries and a dual-port charger – plus a 180-degree rotating chute, 30-foot snow discharge and 22-inch deck width with easy fold-down storage – and this mighty snow blower will be the envy of your neighborhood.

What’s included:

  • Single-stage 60V snow thrower 
  • Battery: (2) 5.0Ah and dual-port charger
  • Power Output: 600Wh 
  • Clearing deck: 22” 
  • Discharge rotation: 180 degrees with 45-degree adjustable deflector 
  • Discharge distance: 30 feet
  • Max snow depth in one pass: Up to 10”
  • Driveway clearing size: Large driveways (up to 10+ cars)
  • $$$$


If you’re on the 80V platform and want powerful performance, you’ve met your perfect match:

Pro 80V Brushless 22” Single-stage Snow Blower

The Greenworks 80V snow blower is an excellent snow-removal companion. With plenty of power to clear driveways, sidewalks and more, this snow blower is a smart and savvy choice for winter warriors on the 80V line. Added perk: use your existing 80V batteries to double your runtime during a big snowstorm.

What’s included: 

  • Single-stage 80V snow thrower 
  • Battery: (1) 4.0 Ah battery and charger
  • Power Output: 320 Wh 
  • Clearing deck: 22” 
  • Discharge rotation: 180 degrees with 45-degree adjustable deflector 
  • Discharge distance: 30 feet
  • Max snow depth in one pass: Up to 10”
  • Driveway clearing size: Medium to large driveways (up to 6+ cars)
  • $$$$

Light Snow: Just-right Single-stage Snow Throwers

On days you can’t stay tucked inside, you’ll need a trusty snow blower to finish the job quickly and efficiently. Instead of battling the frigid temperatures with the hassle of a gas-oil mix and complicated startup, simply pop in your charged battery and push start. Voila! Instant snow removal power at your fingertips. 


Choose this one if you have lighter snowfalls, smaller areas to clear and want to save space:

Greenworks 40V 16” Brushless Cordless Snow Blower

Allow us to introduce the perfect snow removal tool for the job – it’s lightweight (under 30 pounds!) and with a 20-foot discharge, 16-inch clearing deck and 8-inch clearing height, it's the perfect snow blower for light to medium snowfalls.

What’s included: 

  • Single-stage 40V snow thrower 
  • Battery: (1) 5.0Ah USB battery and charger
  • Power Output: 200 Wh
  • Clearing deck: 16” 
  • Discharge rotation: 180 degrees
  • Discharge distance: 20 feet
  • Max snow depth in one pass: up to 8”
  • Driveway clearing size: Small to medium (up to 4+ cars)
  • $$$


If you’re looking to get plenty of bang for your snow removal buck, check out this combo kit featuring a mighty duo of a 20” snow thrower and a 12” power snow shovel. It packs a punch and will get any light-to-medium snow job done: 

40V 20" Snow Thrower & 12” Snow Shovel Combo Kit

What’s included: 

  • Single-stage 40V snow thrower &  40V snow shovel 
  • Battery: (1) 4.0Ah battery and charger
  • Clearing deck: 12” for shovel; 20” for snow thrower  
  • Discharge rotation: 180 degrees for snow thrower 
  • Discharge distance: 20 feet for snow thrower 
  • Max snowfall in one pass: up to 6” for shovel; 10” for snow thrower
  • Driveway clearing size: Small to medium (up to 4+ cars) for shovel and thrower 
  • $$$

Back-saving Secret Weapon: Power Snow Shovel 

Yes, you read that right. Shoveling without an aching back and frozen hands is possible!

If you need a versatile jack-of-all-trades tool to help you tackle unpredictable winter weather, the Greenworks snow shovel is a perfect fit. Clear small driveways, decks, walkways and porches quickly – plus it’s easy to maneuver up the stairs (and sure beats lugging a heavy snow blower to your back deck!). 

Greenworks Pro 60V 12” Brushless Snow Shovel

What’s included: 

  • Single-stage 60V snow shovel 
  • Battery: (1) 4.0Ah battery and charger
  • Power Output: 240 Wh
  • Clearing deck: 12” 
  • Discharge distance
  • Max snowfall in one pass: up to 6”
  • Driveway clearing size: Small to medium (up to 4+ cars)
  • $$$


Looking for a tool-only 60V shovel? We’ve got you covered. Or if you’re already on another voltage platform, Greenworks offers an 80V or 40V snow shovel to add to your snow removal arsenal.


Conquer Snow this Winter with Greenworks

As you plan for a chilly and snowy winter, you can rest assured that Greenworks is in your corner. No more running out to the gas station before a blizzard to ensure you have enough snow blower fuel to get through the storm. Plus, our Greenworks battery-powered snow blowers are lighter than gas products that might have previously taken up space in your garage  – making it simple and efficient to pop in the batteries and quickly clear off your driveway.

One last tip: keep that Greenworks leaf blower handy when packing up your fall tools – it's perfect for blowing light snow off of decks, porches and sidewalks. With the Greenworks snow removal arsenal, you’re ready for any type of winter weather that Mother Nature throws your way!

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