70points

John Deere D170

88points

John Deere X324

John Deere D170
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John Deere D170 vs John Deere X324

John Deere D170
John Deere X324
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

Why is John Deere D170 better than John Deere X324?

  • 73.52kg lighter
    250.38kgvs323900g

Why is John Deere X324 better than John Deere D170?

  • Has blade brake
  • 10 more cutting height settings
    13vs3
  • 2 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    4vs2
  • 2.86% larger engine size
    0.72lvs0.7l
  • 0.5km/h faster reverse speed
    5.6km/hvs5.1km/h
  • 6.9cm smaller turn radius
    38.1cmvs45cm
  • 37.36% larger fuel tank
    12.5lvs9.1l

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1.Is gas-powered
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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.

2.Is cordless
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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.

3.Has electric start
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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.

4.Is self-propelled
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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

5.warranty period

2

4

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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6.Is a riding lawn mower
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John Deere X324

A riding lawn mower is suitable for larger areas, and allows you to finish mowing much faster. It is also useful if you have health problems as you don’t need to walk or push a lawn mower.

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Cut quality

1.Has mulching feature
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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.

2.Has blade brake
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

With a blade brake you can stop the rotation of the blades without cutting off the engine. This is useful if you need to clear debris from the lawn mower, or travel across a gravel area.

3. wider cutting width

137cm

122cm

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.

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183cm

4. greater cutting height ratio

4.1

4

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

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6

5. shorter minimum cutting height

25mm

25mm

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.

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2.8mm

6. longer maximum cutting height

102mm

102mm

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.

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152mm

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Performance

1.Has an overhead valve engine
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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

2. larger engine size

0.7l

0.72l

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.

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4.9l

3. more cylinders

2

2

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.

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3

4. faster reverse speed

5.1km/h

5.6km/h

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

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Wolf-Garten Select 5300 A

90km/h

5. more horsepower

26hp

22hp

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

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36hp

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Features

1.Has variable speed
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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.

2.Has headlights
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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

3.Easy height-adjustment
John Deere D170
John Deere X324

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.

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