Top 5 Best Electric Weed Eaters

I like keeping my lawn look neat and sharp. The electric weed eaters help us cut the extra grass on the lawn and around the trees in the yard to make it look tidy and professional. Here are some of the best electric weed eaters that I found to be the best.

Top 5 Best Electric Weed Eaters

BLACK+DECKER LST136W 40V MAX Lithium-Ion String Trimmer, 13"

Black & Decker LS136 is the best lightweight cordless trimmer online nowadays. The reason why I found this weed eater the best weed eater in my list of top 5 is its power and the weight. Black & Decker LS136W is lightweight electric weed eater, which is way better than the heavy gas weed eaters. 


  • Powerful battery– The Black and Decker LST136 comes with the power of 40 volts! The battery is made up of lithium ion, and its 40 v power makes the trimming process much faster and easier. The battery is interchangeable and can be removed with a click.
  • Power command dial –Power command dial allows choosing between max power to cut thick grass and max runtime mood to increase the runtime of the battery.
  • Automatic feed spool - The Black and Decker LS136W supports automatic line feed which doesn’t require bumping at all. It ensures that you cut the grass without anything stopping you!
  • Design –It weights around 7.8 pounds, which is much lighter and handy to use. To switch between the cutting and edging the head rotates 180 degrees. It easily switches between the trimmer and edger. Its height is adjustable. Its String has a cutting path of 13 inches.

Who Should Buy this?

  • Those who want easy trimmer to edger and vice versa.
  • Large and medium lawn owners.
  • If you want a handy and lightweight tool for trimming. In short, if you want to cut the load.
  • This is the power pack for you if you are tired cutting the thick and tall weeds with the low-quality trimmers.
  • If you want freedom on power and longer runtime. It lets you do heavy work with its power mood and save battery runtime with its max runtime mood as per your requirements.
  • If you hate waiting for recharging. Black & Decker trimmer’s battery recharges fast to keep your work smooth. You can even do the whole lawn on just one charge.
  • Those who are critical of wasting time.

RYOBI Cordless Trimmer and Edger

The machine comes without batteries and chargers. Yes, you have to buy them separately but overall it is a good deal as this trimmer is easy to use, easy to store and the best choice for small lawns in front of the house.


  • Compatible with ni-cd, Li-ion – This electric weed heater may require purchasing the batteries separately but the good point is that it supports both in cd and li ion batteries of 18 volts. 18 volts batteries are enough to do a small lawn. Its average runtime is 40 minutes so it is sufficient for small lawns.
  • Ergonomic front handle – Its front handle is designed to comfort hands while doing the trimming. Hence it is easy to use, handy and comfortable machine.
  • Adjustable and overall good design - Its string is easily adjustable for different heights. It has automatic feed string head with cutting path of 10 inches and 0.065 line diameters.
  • Extremely handy – It weighs only 3.6 pounds so it is easy to handle.

Who should buy this?

  • Newbies to lawn trimming and looking for simple, comfortable electric weed eater.
  • If you have a small lawn then this is your best deal with the essential features.
  • Those who want it cheaper and efficient.
  • Those who want to do a 50ft lawn on just one charge. This weed eater has runtime of 40 minutes!
  • It is for light duty trimming.

Kobalt 40-volt Max 13-in Straight Cordless String Trimmer

This one is quite an impressive trimmer and edger from Kobalt max 40 volts! It has plenty of power and can do large lawns in very short span of time. Its interchangeable batteries are good and they charge quickly but you might have to buy them separately.


  • Dual lines – It has dual line feeds. Because of dual lines, it withstands heavy duty and can cut thick grass. The string has a cutting path of 13 inches with its dual lines having line diameter of 0.065 inches. It has an automatic line feed.
  • Powerful battery and runtime – Its 40 volts ion Max battery is great for doing long yards. It can be used with other Kobalt batteries as well. 40 volts is more than enough, holding a good charge and give excellent runtime
  • Capable of trimming large lawns – It is capable of trimming lawns up to 1/2-acre. The shaft length is adjustable and its variable speed trigger can be adjusted for high and low speeds as per the requirement. It weights total of 12 pounds.

Who should buy this?

  • This trimmer is ideal for large yard owners. It can do great for 1/2 acre yard
  • Those who want to clean large yards without much hassle.
  • If you are looking for timesaver electric weed eater.
  • It is efficient for heavy duty trimming.
  • It is suitable for large and medium lawn owners.

Toro 51480 Trimmer/Edger

Toro 51480 is a corded trimmer and edger with a very well designed string. The thing I liked about this one is its ability to transform into an edger without much hassle.


  • Strong cutting ability with a powerful motor- The motor is powerful with 5 amp and it doesn’t have any problem in cutting the tall and thick grass.  
  • Well designed handle and string, shaft. - The string and handle’s assembly is very good. The string, as well as shaft, is adjustable to different heights. Its automatic dual feed line gets the job done and has a cutting path of 14 inches.
  • Trimmer to Edger in seconds – Toro’s electric weed eater is easily converted from a trimmer to edger and vice versa with a push button in seconds.
  • Aluminium shaft – Its telescopic aluminum shaft is rust free, durable and strong.

Who should buy this?

  • If you want simpler and one press transformation between the trimmer and edger mood.
  • If you are short heighted or every person in your house want to use trimmer then this trimmer will be ideal for you as it has adjustable height shaft and head.
  • For those who don’t like don’t stamina when trimming lawn; Toro’s trimmer is good compared to price. The trimmer remains at uniform capacity when trimming.
  • For people with different heights.
  • Suitable for both large and medium lawn owners.

WORX WG168 Cordless Grass Trimmer and Edger

Lastly I would recommend this cordless trimmer from WORX. It has a powerful capacity of trimming with a 40 volts battery of lithium ion.


  • Good battery – It is powerful 40 volts lithium ion battery is free from memory and self-discharging problems. The battery is lightweight reducing the overall weight of the tool to 7.7 pounds. It lasts for about 27 minutes per charge
  • Adjustable handle – Its adjustable handle provides for comfort to hand.
  • The overall design features - Overall a good design, string with a cutting path of 13 inches and line diameter of 0.080 inches and of course an automatic line feed. Its 0.08 line diameter with a 20 feet line is a much better performer when compared to other cordless trimmers. 
  • Simple Respooling – Respooling is quite easier with WORX WG168. You just need to remove the tool-free cap and insert the line.

Who should buy this?

  • Both small, large and medium yard owners.
  • If you want an electric trimmer as powerful as a gas trimmer and no fumes, no noise like a gas trimmer.
  • Those who want powerful, fast and adjustable trimmer.

These electric weed eaters are the best electric trimmers to use at this time. So, I would recommend selecting anyone among these tools and you will not need much research to do! I will keep updating if I found a tool that is smarter than these. Best luck!

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