John Deere D170
John Deere X324
Top 34%132 points
Top 34%
Top 13%174 points
Top 13%
John Deere D170
John Deere X324
Top specs and features

John Deere D170 vs John Deere X324: 28 facts in comparison

1. 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 D170
John Deere X324
58% have it

2. 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 D170
John Deere X324
54% have it

3. 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 D170
John Deere X324
36% have it

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 D170
John Deere X324
53% have it

5. Has blade brake

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.
John Deere D170
John Deere X324
14% have it

6. 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 D170
John Deere X324
77% have it

7. 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 D170
John Deere X324
36% have it

8. 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.
Scag Cheetah 72: 183cm

9. 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.
Einhell GE-PM 48 S-H B&S: 6

10. 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.
Wolf-Garten Ambition 420 A HW: 2.8mm

11. 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.
Scag Turf Tiger Propane Powered 61: 152mm

12. more cutting height settings

More cutting height settings give you more versatility to choose the optimum length for your lawn, based on prevailing conditions.
Allett Kensington 14K: 27

13. 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 D170
John Deere X324
66% have it

14. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Honda HF2622 HM: 5

15. 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.
Troy-Bilt Pony: 4.9l

16. Is a riding lawn mower

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.
John Deere D170
John Deere X324
25% have it

17. Has headlights

With headlights you can mow your lawn in low-light conditions.
John Deere D170
John Deere X324
16% have it

18. 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.
John Deere X758: 3

19. faster reverse speed

A faster reverse speed makes it quicker to turn around and manoeuvre.
Wolf-Garten Select 5300 A: 90km/h

20. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
Scag Cheetah 72: 36hp

21. 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.
Scag Turf Tiger Propane Powered 61: 16.8km/h

22. Has a steel deck

A steel deck’s main advantage is that it is durable, and if you hit a stone it will only make a dent rather than fracturing.
John Deere D170
John Deere X324
65% have it

23. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn that can be made. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
Scag Cheetah 72: 0cm

24. Has side discharge

The mower can discharge the cut grass to the side. The cut grass helps to fertilise the lawn and helps preserve moisture in the summer, and means that you do not have to empty a grass bag/box. However, this is not as effective as a mulching lawn mower.
John Deere D170
John Deere X324
39% have it

25. weight

73.52kg lighter.
Einhell GE-PM 48 S-H B&S: 36.3g

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