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The XGT® System is the next generation of Outdoor Power Equipment technology, engineered to achieve the optimum power required for heavier load applications without sacrificing run time. These high-powered products are perfect to handle the most demanding jobs and environments. The increased power and performance of 40V max XGT® allow cordless Outdoor Power Equipment to rival corded and gas equipment.

XGT® Outdoor Power Equipment has earned field-tested certification from the American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA). AGZA is a global leader in zero-emission sustainable grounds maintenance strategies, and they test for the highest quality and best performing zero-emission lawncare equipment. So if you’re a pro seeking to convert your truck or trailer to battery powered, Makita has more options for full gas conversion.


  • No Gas No Mixing
  • Instant Starts
  • Reduced Maintenance

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Annual operating cost savings calculator gas vs. battery-powered equipment

How many gallons of gas do you use on one truck per day?*
(Range: 0.5 - 5.0 gal.)
How much do you pay per gallon of gas?*
How much do you spend on gas equipment repair per year?*
  • Total Savings: Gas to Battery Power

1-Year Savings
  • $0.00

2-Year Savings
  • $0.00

3-Year Savings
  • $0.00


*The annual operating cost-saving calculator is based on one full truck conversion that includes a 21” Lawn Mower, Backpack Blower, String Trimmer, Hedge Trimmer, Pole Saw, and Chainsaw, from gas products to battery products. The total number of batteries used for this full truck conversion count is based on our internal market testing. Electricity costs calculated from U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Average Price of Electricity to Residential Customers in 2022. Two-Cycle Oil cost for a 2.6 oz bottle is based on a national retail average in 2022. The cost for repairs per year should not include typical wear items such as trimmer heads and lawnmower blades. This annual operating cost-savings calculator is for estimate purposes only.

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  • lawn mowers list
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Makita is meeting demand with an expanding collection of cordless lawn mowers, with zero emissions, lower noise, and considerably less maintenance than gas-powered mowers, this lawn mower is a welcome solution for landscapers.

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  • String Trimmers
  • XGT® String Trimmers deliver gas-like performance that professional landscapers demand. They also get lower noise, less maintenance, zero emissions, and no pull starts.

  • blowers list
  • Blowers
  • There is increasing demand in both commercial and residential spaces for power equipment with lower noise. XGT® Blowers provide fast and efficient clean-ups, but with lower noise and no gas hassles.

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  • Chain Saws
  • With zero emissions, lower noise, and considerably less maintenance, the XGT® Chainsaw line is a welcome solution for cutting and trimming applications.

  • hedge trimmers list
  • Hedge Trimmers
  • XGT® Hedge Trimmers are a high-performance solution for fast and efficient trimming. XGT® offers more options with single-sided, rough cut, and double-sided shear blade models.

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  • Pole Saws
  • Reach higher and cut, trim and prune more with XGT® Pole Saws. XGT® battery and brushless motor technology provides efficient performance but with no gas hassles. And with no fuel on-board, there’s lower weight than gas models.

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  • Brush Cutters
  • Get a grip on an XGT® Brush Cutter and take on tall grass, weeds and overgrowth. XGT® battery and brushless motor technology gets the job done but with lower noise, less maintenance, zero emissions and no pull starts.

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  • Power Heads
  • The power head is compatible with a variety of optional couple shaft attachments. It features a lever-style lock system for quick tool-less installation and attachment replacement. It can be used with multiple attachments for trimming, edging, cultivating, and brush cutting.

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  • Earth Augers
  • Dig consistent holes with the cordless earth auger. It delivers power that’s equivalent to a 36cc gas-powered model, but without the hassles of gas.

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  • Power Cutters
  • Hardscape contractors rely on power cutters for cutting brick, stone, block, steel pipe, and more. XGT® Power Cutters deliver top performance but with no fuel mixing, no engine maintenance, lower weight, zero emissions and no pull starts.


  • Cordless outdoor power equipment
  • The expanding LXT® System offers 325+ tools and products including 18V and 36V solutions for mowing, cutting, trimming, clean-ups, and more.

  • Commercial output ConnectX
  • The solution for longer run time and all-day work. For use with ConnectX™ products, as well as 40V XGT® and 36V (18V X2) LXT® products.

  • Outdoor power equipment accessories
  • Makita® has a complete line of accessories, so you can get the right solution for your Outdoor Power Equipment.