Why Choose a Zero Turn Lawn Mower?

What is a zero turn mower? What are the features and benefits? Find your answers here.

Why Choose a Zero Turn Lawn Mower?

What is a zero turn mower? What are the features and benefits? Find your answers here.

What is a "zero-turn" mower?

What is a "zero-turn" mower?

"Zero-turn" refers to the turning radius of the machine. A zero turn mower can turn on a dime, or a “zero-degree” turn radius. This means zero-turn lawn mowers can turn around in their own footprint quickly. This operating characteristic is one reason why a zero turn mower is the choice of landscape professionals.

Zero turn technology has also been built into lawn mowers for homeowners and their budgets. With growing popularity, more residential users are leaving inefficient, slow and cheap lawn tractors for the numerous benefits of a zero turn lawn mower.

The main difference between a zero turn mower and a lawn tractor is in the steering controls.

Is a zero turn mower easy to drive?

Driving a zero turn mower is easy. In fact, driving a zero turn mower can be compared to driving a shopping cart. Effortlessly push the right steering lever forward and the left lever back to make a left turn, or push the left steering lever forward and the right steering lever back to make a right turn.

The steering levers allow your zero turn lawn mower to maneuver without limits and better than a lawn tractor. Operating the steering levers slowly and gradually makes the machine move slow and gradual in any direction. Operating the steering levers quickly and more aggressively makes your mower turn more sharply and drive faster. With zero turn mower technology, the operator has total control of their mowing attitude.

Attachments

Attachments

Baggers, trailers, mulch kits, stripers and more allow you to make your yard the envy of the neighborhood.

Easy To Drive

Easy To Drive

How do you steer a zero turn mower? If you can drive a shopping cart you can steer a zero turn lawn mower.

Save Time

Save Time

Save time mowing with faster speeds and the infinite maneuverability of a zero turn riding mower.

Lawn Tractor Cutting Pattern

Lawn Tractor Cutting Pattern

Driving a lawn tractor through rows of uncut grass is like maneuvering into a parking space. Turn, reverse, turn again and finally straighten out. Being limited in turning radius there's a lot of forward and backward movement on your lawn, resulting in a nonuniform, messy cut pattern and extra time.

Zero Turn Mower Cutting Pattern

Zero Turn Mower Cutting Pattern

Zero turn mowers make tight turns at any angle and in any direction. At the end of your cutting row, make a 180° degree turn, align your mower deck to the crisp edge left by the path just mowed and drive forward. This smooth motion eliminates need for unnecessary backing and preserves those stylish stripes left behind by single-pass mowing.

How to Choose a Zero Turn Mower

It depends on the size of your lawn, the features you want and your budget. If you don't know where to start, use the zero turn selector tool to find the right zero turn mower for your needs.

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