Best String Trimmer 2020 (UPDATED JUNE 2020)

Are you looking for the best string trimmer to take care of those annoying weeds in your garden? In this article, we share the top string trimmers on the market.

Starting at number 1 we have the EGO Power+.

The dimensions of this string trimmer are 39 x 13 x 5.2 inches and it weighs around 9 pounds.

The Ego Power+ is powered by a 2.0Ah battery which can be charged when needed.

The Power+ is a great string trimmer and is able to take down those annoying weeds with its strong durable construction and weather-resistant build. This string trimmer can cut through nearly anything and its hi-efficiency brushless motor is perfect for most garden tasks.

Having a motor with variable speed is also very handy and can make this string trimmer more efficient. The variable speed trigger allows you to maintain control over the Power+.

The Power+ uses a dual-feed twist line with 0.095 inches in diameter.

EGO is known for its extremely efficient garden tools and their great batteries that are very power efficient. If you were to run into any issues with the string trimmer, then they offer a 5-year tool warranty and a 3-year battery warranty.

At number 2 we have the Husqvarna Gas string trimmer 128LD.

The dimensions of the 128LD are 12.2 x 10.2 x 40 inches and it weighs around 11 pounds.

The 128LD comes with a 28cc 2-cycle engine that provides large amounts of power to the trimmer, so it’ll make quick work of your garden. To power the engine you will need unleaded gas and 2-cycle oil. Husqvarna provides mixing instructions as you need to mix both the gas and the oil.

The trimmer head is designed so you can easily reload the line.

The fuel tank is translucent so you can keep an eye on how much fuel you have left and whether you need to refill the machine.

The great thing about this string trimmer is it can function as multiple other garden tools. Different attachment types allow you to use this machine as a trimmer, lawn edger, cultivator and pole saw.

Husqvarna offers a 2-year warranty on the 128LD for residential users.

At number 3 we have the Greenworks 12-Inch 40V Cordless String Trimmer.

The dimensions of this trimmer are 65 x 7.9 x 15 inches and it weighs around 9.2 pounds.

This trimmer is designed with ergonomics in mind, oftentimes you get thrown off balance when using a powerful garden tool, but Greenworks have designed this to be very ergonomic and keep your balance centered giving you better control.

The trimmer features a 12-inch cutting path and will make quick work of any weeds or unwanted plants growing along your fence line.

The variable speed options give you fantastic control over the machine and when you need that extra power all you have to do is press the button.

The batteries allow this string trimmer to have 30 minutes of consistent run time, which is more than enough for any medium-sized garden.

At number 4 we have the WORX WG163 GT 3.0.

The dimensions of the WG163 are 36.3 x 7.5 x 5.5 inches and it weighs around 6 pounds.

This WORX trimmer is great for precise and quality trimming of your entire garden or yard.

Like some of our other picks, this garden tool has multiple functions and if you wish you can convert it into a lawn edger very easily.

WORX has created an innovative feature that allows you to push a button and have instant line feeding.

Alongside the trimmer you also get 2 powerful batteries, so you don’t have to buy those separately.

The spacer guard is adjustable, so you don’t damage any plants that are not on your hit list.

The WG163 uses a 12” cutting diameter and revolves at 7600 rpm.

At number 5 we have the BLACK+DECKER BESTA510.

The dimensions of the BESTA510 are 8.4 x 4.9 x 37.6 inches and it weighs around 3.19 pounds.

This 6.5-amp powerful string trimmer is capable of handling most gardens and lawns. Revolving at 8000RPM the 14-inch trimmer can cut through weeds at a very quick pace and is able to clean up any untidy gardens.

Being a budget option, this product is great as it’s able to do as advertised, it might not have many cool features such as functioning as a lawn edger or other garden tool, but it does trim well.

At number 6 we have the Greenworks 13-Inch 21212 string trimmer.

The dimension of the 21212 is 39.6 x 9.8 x 4.3 inches and it weighs around 7 pounds.

This is a corded string trimmer, so you won’t require any batteries for this one. It uses a 0.065 line size with a 13-inch cut path to make quick work of most gardens.

It has a lightweight build and construction so it’s easy to maneuver around. The line is fed automatically so you won’t need to spend time dealing with that.

The shaft is telescoping so you can adjust it to suit your height.

At number 7 we have the DEWALT DCST920B.

The dimensions of the DCST920B are 35.6 x 10.8 x 12.5 inches and it weighs around 12.13 pounds.

This lightweight and compact string trimmer is extremely accurate and is able to power through the tough overgrowth. This cordless string trimmer is perfect for those that need a trimmer on the go or have a huge garden.

The brushless motor is made to maximize motor efficiency and give you the longest run time possible.

The dual 0.08-inch line with a bump feed is designed to cut through overgrown areas and the 13-inch cutting swath will trim it in no time.

This trimmer features variable speed control, so when you need that extra burst of power, it’s at your fingertips.

The battery and charger are sold separately, so you’ll need to get those too.

At number 8 we have the BLACK+DECKER LST300.

The dimensions of the LST300 are 8.5 x 36.4 x 4.9 inches and it weighs around 5.7 pounds.

This cordless string trimmer I another great pick, with its lithium-ion battery it can produce 33% more run time.

The LST300 uses a power drive transmission to get more power delivered to the cutting string, so you can get the job at hand done much quicker.

The 0.065-inch line is fed continuously with the automatic feed spool, so you don’t ever have to stop.

The design is made to be lightweight and easy to maneuver so you can be more accurate and get the trimmer in the exact spot you need it.

The handle pivots and the length is adjustable, so you can customize this trimmer to your height.

At number 9 we have the DEWALT DCST925M1.

The dimensions of the DCST925M1 are 7.4 x 6.5 x 34 inches and it weighs around 11.4 pounds.

This trimmer has a 13-inch cutting swath and a 0.08-inch line.

It utilizes a gear drive transmission design, this will deliver more power and help you get through that annoying overgrowth with ease. The variable trigger with high and low-speed control allows you to add more power to get the job done quicker in tough areas or to lower the power and have an extended run time.

The design is made to help you balance and move freely. It’s also lightweight and ergonomic.

And for our final pick at number 10, we have the CRAFTSMAN CMESTE920 String Trimmer.

The dimensions of the CMESTE920 are 8 x 4.4 x 37.1 inches and it weighs around 6.95 pounds.

This trimmer has a 6.5 amp motor which delivers high performance and large amounts of power to tackle the toughest of overgrowth.

The ergonomic telescoping pole can be turned so you can make your string trimmer turn into a lawn edger.

The 0.065-inch line with the 14-inch cutting swath makes quick work of any job at hand.

The line feed is controlled by a push-button feed system, this allows you to change the feed of the line with just a push of a button.

CRAFTSMAN offers a 3-year limited warranty on their trimmer and the CMESTE920 comes with 2 replacement spools.

So that sums up the top string trimmers.