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Posted by AcreageLife on Mar 26, 2022 12:01:00 PM

Take the edge off work with Zero-Turn Radius Mowers

Zero Turn Mowers (ZTRs) let you get closer to objects and go around with ease

Just like you’ll never get cornered in a round barn, Zero-Turn Radius mowers (ZTRs) can take any plot of land and round it out while you mow.   These units can take an otherwise huge property and cut it down to size during mowing season—you just sit (or stand!) and work the levers for fast, slow, left, right and that previously unknown mowing gear, whee!


Yes, ZTRs can be a hoot to operate, too.  Here are some of the best and most innovative available today.



Toro Z Master RevolutionThe Toro Z Master Revolution

The past and present just became the future with the new Toro Z Master Revolution zero-turn mower. It is big, battery-powered, and built on Toro’s commercial-grade Z Master 4000 Series frame and Turbo Force deck. The new Toro Z Master Revolution offers robust battery-powered go-all-day comfort with Toro’s patented MyRIDE suspension system. The suspended operator platform and easy-to-adjust personalized ride settings maximize comfort. Plus, you’ll get all-day run time from Toro’s HyperCell Power System. 

The Toro Company




TRXAltoz tracked ZTR mower

Got a lot of challenging acres to mow? Altoz TRX tracked zero-turn mowers are an ideal solution for municipalities, solar fields, water retention ponds, fruit orchards/groves or anywhere the terrain gets challenging. The TRX lets you safely and efficiently mow where traditional zero-turn mowers struggle…or simply cannot reach. Altoz’s patented track system with rear torsional axle suspension provides a smooth ride, maximum stability, and minimal ground disturbance. 

Altoz, Inc., 




ZT6100 Bobcat ZT6100

The ZT6100 is equipped for a variety of turf, landscape and grounds maintenance needs. Its standard 61-inch AirFX deck provides an unmatched quality of cut thanks to a bullnose design, air-gap baffles and rugged, cast-iron spindles. In addition, the Kawasaki FX series engine delivers dependable power and performance, job after job.

Bobcat Company




Pro S200XTSnapper ProZ200XT

The Snapper Pro S200XT has all of the impressive features and premium components you want from a commercial zero turn. A Vanguard BIG BLOCK EFI engine with Oil Guard means less maintenance time and cost while the iCD Cutting System deck in 61” or 72” width delivers maximum performance and productivity. It has a 10-gallon fuel capacity and can travel up to 10 mph so you can get more done in less time.

Snapper/Briggs & Stratton




Radius X-Series Zero-Turn Mower

Exmark X-Series

Exmark has powered up its 2022 Radius X-Series zero-turn riding mower with a new 31hp Kawasaki FX921V commercial engine, making it the most powerful Radius model yet. The 60-inch UltraCut Series 4 cutting deck features Flow Control baffles to deliver Exmark’s signature quality of cut. A high-capacity integrated Hydro Gear drive system offers infinitely variable ground speeds up to 10-mph, while the isolated floor pan and deluxe full-suspension seat provide all-day operator comfort.

Exmark Manufacturing




200V-G4 Series MidMount MowersGrasshopper mid-mount mower

Grasshopper’s MidMount mower in an economical and more compact package that fits into tighter spaces. The Model 226V-G4 is powered by an 810 cc Vanguard engine, while a Kohler Confidant 747cc engine powers the Model 225V-G4. Enjoy a beautiful, manicured cut thanks to a 5.5-inch-deep cutting decks in 52- or 61-inch widths. An optional PowerVac collection system deposits clippings or leaves into the 8-cu.-ft., twin mesh bag collector. Ride all day in the tear-resistant and breathable CoolTemp Cordura covered seat with lumbar support.

The Grasshopper Company



KIOTI Tractor 

ZXS SeriesKIOTI ZXS Stand on mower

Launching in 2022, this new stand-on series features the ZXS48 and ZXS54 models with 24-hp Kawasaki engines with Hydro-Gear transaxles. Choose from 48- or 54-inch mower decks, featuring a fabricated, reinforced steel deck and standard notch blades that cut through the toughest turf and a seven-gallon fuel tank that requires less frequent refueling. Simple removal of the plush and comfortable operator pad reveals ample space and easy access to all serviceable components such as transaxles, drive belt, battery and fuses for painless upkeep.

KIOTI Tractor Division





Tiger Cat IISCAG Tiger Cat II

The Tiger Cat II sets a new benchmark for mid-sized zero-turn riders with speeds up to 12 mph, while also easily getting through tight spots. With a heavy-duty tubular steel frame, Velocity Plus deck, engine options up to 32 hp, a powerful drive system (12cc pumps with high-torque wheel motors) and 9.5-gallon fuel capacity, this mower delivers it all. An adjustable, 4-point iso-mounted suspension seat ensures a comfortable ride. 

Scag Power Equipment




Citation XTSimplicity Citation XT mower

The Simplicity Citation XT offers a premium ride and cut quality with large, fabricated mower decks and commercial series engine options.  Electronic fuel injection (EFI) and electronic throttle control (ETC) deliver consistent starting and smooth operation no matter the cutting conditions. And the Citation XT offers the front and rear-wheel suspension that Simplicity is known for. Other comfort features include a high back seat, adjustable steering levers, convenient controls and padded footrests.

Simplicity Manufacturing/Briggs & Stratton




Pro-Turn ZXGravely Pro-Turn ZX mower

A true commercial zero turn mower offering a Kawasaki FX engine with a horsepower range of 22-23.5, speeds up to 8.5 mph, the driver comfort was not forgotten with suspension seat and the front suspension caster forks. The quality of cut is also on a professional level with the X-Factor 3 deck. The Pro-Turn ZX has HydroGear ZT-3200 transaxles.  They’re heavy duty and can handle the higher speeds. They’re also commercial grade and serviceable for a longer life span.





Z500 SeriesJohn Deere Z500 series mower

John Deere’s Z500 series of Zero-Turn mowers offer a comfortable ride delivered by an operator station with premium controls and ComfortGlide suspension, plus an easy-to-see-and-use advanced instrument display with electric fuel gauge and controls. The four models—the Z515E, Z530M, Z530R, and Z545R— can be outfitted with 48-inch, 54-inch, or 60-inch Accel Deep or High-Capacity mower decks.A rollover protective structure is provided to offer additional protection for operators.

Deere & Company




Z400 SeriesKubota Z400 ZTR mower

Kubota’s Z400 Series is designed for residential users seeking high levels of comfort and convenience, but also the professional user who demands superior durability and performance. Comprised of six models, with 48-, 54- or 60-inch decks, the Z400 Series is powered by Kawasaki FS gasoline engines. All models are equipped with Kubota’s exclusive Hydro-Gear ZT-3600 transmission, built for durability and ease of maintenance to minimize downtime, and maximize work efficiency. 

Kubota Tractor Corporation


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