Goodman GSX13 Review (In-Depth Review & Comparison Table)

Goodman offers a variety of ac systems from the basic level to a premium level. The GSX13 is goodman’s most affordable/inexpensive model. Since this is one of the most affordable units that makes it suitable for budget buyers.

If you’re looking for an upgrade and you have a relatively normal place then this can be a very good option. The GSX13 has an adequate amount of features for most people.

The overall energy efficiency of this system is somewhat normal. You can’t expect to save huge on energy bills. My favorite thing about this unit is its part’s availability and affordability. The GSX13 parts are very inexpensive and easily available. 

So In this article, I’ll do a complete Goodman GSX13 Review

On average the Goodman GSX13 series can cost between $2,800 to $4,500 depending upon the capacity and installation charges.

Goodman GSX13 Review (Detail Analysis)

Few key features:       

  • GSX13 has a consistent airflow
  • GSX13 comes with a filter drier installed
  • Uses less refrigerant than other air conditioners
  • GSX13 is AHRI certified
  • GSX13 has a chlorine-free refrigerant
  • GSX13 has smartcoil technology
  • GSX13 has a Copper tubing 
  • GSX13 has a PSC condenser fan motor
  • GSX13 has enhanced aluminum fin coil

Capacity Of GSX13

Despite being the lowest-end model in the Goodman series, GSX13 has a good capacity. GSX13 capacity ranges from 18,000 to 60,000 BTUs. The capacity is quite good and it can cool a good amount of area.

I’ll provide a table below for the area and BTU needed. These online estimates are approx you must consult a professional HVAC technician for the accurate capacity.  

SEER Ratings and Energy-Efficiency Of GSX13

The GSX13 has a SEER rating (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) of up to 14 which is quite good. You can’t expect to save a lot on the energy bills but the overall efficiency is good enough. This unit is also not certified by energy star. Energy star certification is common nowadays almost all the units have it.

Noise Levels Of GSX13

The noise level of this unit is relatively low but nothing too exceptional. Although the noise will not disturb you in any way. After purchasing the unit if you think the noise is loud then you try some DIY soundproofing. In most cases, it’ll work effectively. 

Compressor Of GSX13

The GSX13 has an efficient single-stage compressor. Most of the low and mid-end units of Goodman have a single-stage compressor.

The single-stage compressor costs way less than the variable and 2-stage and also weigh less. The power produced by the compressor is good enough.

Installation Of GSX13

Although GSX13 is a low-end product of Goodman but the overall installation cost is way less than the other models. GSX13 is designed for quick and easy installation and you can save some cash with this.

Warranty Cover Of GSX13     

Goodman offers an overall good warranty cover on all the ac models. The GSX13 comes with at least a two-year unit replacement warranty and a 10-year parts limited warranty. The GSX13 has a unique term with its warranty.

For the warranty to work your unit must be installed in your house and then you’ll get the part and replacement warranty. Also, beware that you must register your unit within 60 days of installation to get a good warranty cover.

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Pros And Cons

Pros
  • GSX13 is designed for quick installation
  • GSX13 has an efficient single-stage compressor
  • GSX13 parts are easily available and are also very inexpensive (this is the strongest point).
  • GSX13 comes at an affordable price range.
  • This unit has a quiet cooling power
  • Overall Good warranty Cover By Goodman.
  • Goodman GSX13 is assembled in the United States Of America.
  • The cooling capacity range is quite good.
Cons
  • GSX13 doesn’t have a good enough energy efficiency as compared to the competition.
  • GSX13 is not certified by energy star.

Goodman GSX13 Comparison Table

Goodman GSX13 vs GSXC18

GSX13GSXC18
13 SEER18 SEER
Single Stage CompressorTwo-Stage Compressor
Energy Star Certified-NO Energy Star Certified-Yes
71-73 dB Noise Level Approx 71 dB Noise Level
2-Year Unit Replacement Limited Warranty
10-Year Parts Limited Warranty
10-Year Unit Replacement Limited Warranty,
Lifetime Compressor Limited Warranty
and 10-Year Parts Limited Warranty

Goodman GSX13 vs GSXC16

GSX13GSXC16
13 SEER16 SEER
Single Stage CompressorTwo-Stage Compressor
Energy Star Certified-NO Energy Star Certified-Yes
71-73 dB Noise Level Approx 71 dB Noise Level
2-Year Unit Replacement Limited Warranty
10-Year Parts Limited Warranty
10-Year Unit Replacement Limited Warranty,
Lifetime Compressor Limited Warranty
and 10-Year Parts Limited Warranty

Goodman GSX13 vs GSX16

GSX13GSX16
13 SEER16 SEER
Single Stage CompressorSingle-Stage Compressor
Energy Star Certified-NO Energy Star Certified-Yes
71-73 dB Noise Level Approx 71 dB Noise Level
2-Year Unit Replacement Limited Warranty
10-Year Parts Limited Warranty
2-Year Unit Replacement Limited Warranty
and 10-Year Parts Limited Warranty
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