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Pros Highly versatile, packable, good pressure, durable, water lasts a long timeExtremely durable, adjustable pressure, easy to use, handy temperature gauge, includes a stoveEasy to use, can re-pressurize, don't need hose, durable, intense pressureGreat coverage, comfortable and consistent pressure, decent battery life, easy to useWide shower head, easy to use
Cons Small shower head, narrow opening, must hold in ON position while usingHeavy, doesn’t pack smaller, priceyPrecipitous drop-off in pressure, included nozzle not a great shower, can't fully empty, expensive, requires a roof rackShort hose, can't empty its container, durability concernsShorter battery life, durability issues
Bottom Line Once you experience this shower, you won’t want to leave home without itIf top notch performance is what you want, then this is the shower for youA simple yet effective car-top pressurized washer for you and your gearWith a battery and bucket, you can bring along all the comforts from home into the outdoorsOut of so many apparently identical showers, this one isn’t the top dog, but it comes at a nice price
Rating Categories NEMO Helio Pressure Shower Zodi Extreme Yakima RoadShower Ivation Portable Pyle Portable Camping Shower
Comfort (30%)
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8
7
9
9
Functionality (25%)
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9
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6
Ease Of Set Up (20%)
5
9
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6
Durability (15%)
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9
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4
Portability (10%)
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5
Specs NEMO Helio... Zodi Extreme Yakima RoadShower Ivation Portable Pyle Portable...
Heating Method Manual or Solar Stovetop Solar Manual Manual
Shower Head Usable Width (inches) 0.6" 1.0" 0.2" 2.1" 2.1"
Time Until Empty 5 min 45 sec 3 min 30 sec 4 min 40 sec 52 min
(battery life)
52 min
(battery life)
Weight (shower only, ounces) 22 oz
(1 lb 6 oz)
106 oz
(6lb 10 oz)
310 oz
(19lb 4 oz)
21 oz
(1 lb 5 oz)
21 oz
(1 lb 5 oz)
Packed Size (L x W in inches) 5.5" x 8.5" 22" x 8.5" 57" x 6.5" 72" x 3.25" 72" x 3.25"
Filled Size (inches) 17" x 8.5" 22" x 8.5" Same Same plus a bucket Same plus a bucket
Hose Length (feet/inches) 6' 8" 5' 10.5" 4' 6" 5' 9.5" 5' 9.5"
Shower Head Diameter (inches) 1.0" 1.25" 0.5" 2.5" 2.5"
Capacity 2.9 gal 3 gal 4 gal (bucket) (bucket)
Rate of Flow (gallons per minute) 0.6 gal/min 1.1 gal/min Extremely variable 1.2 gal/min 1.2 gal/min
Construction Polyurethne-coated polyester, neoprene hose Stainless steel, industrial grade brass valves Powder coated aluminum tube, food grade hose, standard brass hose fitting 2200 mAh lithium battery 2200 mAh lithium battery
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