Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01 Spec Sheet

The Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01 is a gas-powered walk-behind leaf blower delivering 1397 CFM at 153 MPH. It features a 4-cycle 163 cc engine.

Features and Specifications


Type Gas-Powered
Handling Walk-Behind
CFM Up to 1397
MPH Up to 153
Blowing Force N/A


Make Honda
Engine Displacement 163 cc
Strokes 4
Speed Settings Variable


Cordless Yes
Self-Propelled No
Fuel Tank 106 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No


Weight 108 lbs
Noise Rating N/A
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 5 years

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Overview of the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01

  • Power: The Optimax™ 9160-02-01, built by Little Wonder, is a gas-powered leaf blower capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 1397 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 153 MPH.
  • Handling: Walk-behind leaf blowers such as the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01 are the most powerful. They are wheeled, heavy, have to be pushed and are mostly used by professionals. Among other gas-powered walk-behind leaf blowers, the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01 can be considered light, weighing only 108 lbs.
  • Engine: This blower is fitted with a 163 cc Honda engine. As this is a 4-stroke engine, the blower does not require a mix of gas and oil in order to run.
  • Speed Settings: In order to afford more control to the user, this unit has a variable speed control. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01 to match.
  • Fuel Tank: The fuel tank can hold 106 fl. oz. What it loses in fuel capacity, the Optimax™ 9160-02-01 gains in portability by having a more manageable weight.

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The Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 153 MPH, which is on the lower end for gas-powered walk-behind leaf blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Little Wonder C5 99170-03-01 with 200 MPH).
  • It’s capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 1397 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This places it at the low end compared to other gas-powered walk-behind leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Eliet BL 450 EZR with 3814 CFM).

The bottom line

  • Lightweight (108 lbs)
  • Small Tank (106 fl. oz.)
  • Low CFM (1397 CFM)
  • Low MPH (153 MPH)

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  • $1,191.98 - November 22, 2018
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Since: September 8, 2018
  • Highest Price: $1,191.98 - November 22, 2018
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About Little Wonder

The company known as “Little Wonder” was created in 1922 to manufacture and market the popular hedge trimmer that was the company’s namesake. In 1935, the company was acquired by Schiller-Pfeiffer and remains a trademark of Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. Today, Little Wonder’s offers dependable, easy-to-use landscape and garden equipment with its characteristic red and white color scheme.

Warranty Information

The Little Wonder Optimax™ 9160-02-01 is covered under a warranty for up to 5 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Little Wonder blowers, please consult Little Wonder's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-877-596-6337
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