70points

John Deere D160

71points

John Deere D170

John Deere D160
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27 facts in comparison

John Deere D160 vs John Deere D170

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
70
points
John Deere D160
71
points
John Deere D170

Why is John Deere D160 better than John Deere D170?

  • 10.89kg lighter
    239.5kgvs250383g

Why is John Deere D170 better than John Deere D160?

  • 15cm wider cutting width
    ?

    137cmvs122cm
  • 0.9km/h faster speed
    ?

    9.8km/hvs8.9km/h
  • 2hp more horsepower
    ?

    26hpvs24hp

Price comparison

General info

1.Has electric start
?

Sometimes it can be hard to start gas-powered lawn mowers, but with an electric starter you can be guaranteed of it starting first time.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
2.Is gas-powered
?

A gas-powered lawn mower offers several benefits over an electric one. For example, the increased power allows them to easily cut through longer/tougher grass, and they are not limited by cord length or how long the battery lasts.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
3.Is cordless
?

Cordless tools/machines are suited to a variety of different situations, as you are not limited to only working in places with power sources nearby.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
4.Is self-propelled
?

A self-propelled lawn mower requires less effort from the user, as you don’t have to manually push it forward.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
5.weight
?

Best

Einhell GE-PM 48 S-H B&S

36.3g

239.5kg

250.38kg

6. faster speed
?

A self-propelled lawn mower which is faster allows you to cut your lawn in less time, as it is quicker to make each pass.

Best

Scag Turf Tiger Propane Powered 61

16.8km/h

8.9km/h

9.8km/h

Cut quality

1.Has mulching feature
?

With a mulching feature the grass cuttings are further cut into finely chopped grass which is then expelled onto the lawn, fertilising it and making it more drought resistant. This also means you do not have to empty a grass bag/box.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
2. shorter minimum cutting height
?

A shorter cutting height can allow you to have a nicer looking lawn, but only if there are optimum conditions such as warm weather and moderate sunlight.

Best

Wolf-Garten Ambition 420 A HW

2.8mm

25mm

25mm

3. longer maximum cutting height
?

A higher cutting height is needed when your lawn doesn’t have optimum conditions, for example when there is extreme heat or cold, as a longer leaf allows it to stay healthy.

Best

Scag Turf Tiger Propane Powered 61

152mm

102mm

102mm

4. greater cutting height ratio
?

This indicates a greater ratio between the minimum and maximum cutting heights, providing more versatility when choosing the optimum cutting length for your lawn.

Best

Einhell GE-PM 48 S-H B&S

6

4.1

4.1

5. wider cutting width
?

With a wider cutting width you will have to make less passes when mowing your lawn, reducing the time it takes. This is especially important if you have a large lawn.

Best

Scag Cheetah 72

183cm

122cm

137cm

6. more cutting height settings
?

More cutting height settings give you more versatility to choose the optimum length for your lawn, based on prevailing conditions.

Best

Allett Kensington 14K

27

3

3

Performance

1.Has an overhead valve engine
?

An overhead valve (OHV) engine is usually found in high-end models, and provides more power and fuel economy than a side valve design.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
2. larger engine size
?

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

Best

Troy-Bilt Pony

4.9l

0.7l

0.7l

3. more cylinders
?

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

Best

John Deere X758

3

2

2

4. faster reverse speed
?

A faster reverse speed makes it quicker to turn around and manoeuvre.

Best

Wolf-Garten Select 5300 A

90km/h

5.1km/h

5.1km/h

5. more horsepower
?

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Scag Cheetah 72

36hp

24hp

26hp

Features

1.Has variable speed
?

A lawn mower with variable speed is beneficial because you may wish to slow down or speed up based on the area you are mowing, for example going slower when making tight turns around a tree.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
2.Has headlights
?

With headlights you can mow your lawn in low-light conditions.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170
3.Easy height-adjustment
?

You can adjust the height of all four wheels at once, as opposed to some lawn mowers where you have to adjust each wheel separately. This makes it quicker and simpler to adjust the height of the lawn mower.

John Deere D160
John Deere D170

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