Karcher HDS 5/12 C 240v Hot Pressure Washer £2238.00 ex.vat.

The HDS 5/12 C hot water high pressure washer with single phase motor is an entry level model in the HDS compact class.  Unique eco!efficiency mode, simple one-button operation, integrated tanks, on-board practical hose/cable storage, accessory compartment, large wheels and swivel castor.

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Uniquely economical and user-friendly the HDS 5/12 C hot water high-pressure cleaner is the entry-level model in the hot water compact class.  Thanks to the eco!efficiency mode, the machine with single-phase motor is extremely economical and efficient, and is therefore kind both on the environment and on your wallet.  It also offers many other impressive details.  With the easy operating concept with central single-button operation and convenient handling ensured by the extra large wheels and steering roller, even entry-level users will quickly get to grips with the machine. The hard-wearing chassis can withstand even heavy-duty use and is fitted with integrated tanks for cleaning agents and fuel.  The machine also features an in-built accessory compartment for tools and nozzles, as well as hose and power cord storage.

Ideal for auto dealers, the building trade, agriculture and local councils.

Features & Benefits


  • eco!efficiency mode — economical and environmentally friendly, even during longer periods of use. Reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 20%.
  • Accurate detergent dosing unit with clear rinse function.

Ease of use

  • Intuitive operation with large single-button selector switch.
  • Large tank opening with filling chute.
  • System care bottle can be changed conveniently from the outside.


  • Lockable accessory compartment for nozzles, tools, etc.
  • Storage hooks for power cord and high-pressure hose.
  • Integrated lance holder for easy transport.


  • Jogger principle with large wheels and steering roller.  Large integrated handles in the chassis. Integrated tilting aid for effortlessly negotiating obstacles such as steps and kerbs.
Save energy and time: EASY!Force high-pressure guns and EASY!Lock quick-release locks.
  • At last – work without getting tired: the EASY!Force high-pressure gun.
  • EASY!Lock quick-release locks: durable and robust. And five times faster than screws.


Technical data

  • Current type (Ph) – 1 – 240 – 50
  • Flow rate (l/h) – 500
  • Max. temperature (°C) – 80
  • Operating pressure (bar/MPa) – 120 / 12
  • Power rating (kW) – 2.9
  • Consumption fuel oil (kg/h) – 3.2
  • Power cable (m) – 5
  • Fuel tank (l) – 15
  • Weight (kg) – 86
  • Dimensions (L x W x H) (mm) – 1060 x 650 x 920


  • Trigger gun, EASY!Force Advanced
  • High-pressure hose, 10 m
  • Spray lance, 840mm
  • SDS system
  • Pressure switch control
  • Integral fuel and detergent tank