Best lawn mowers of July 2021: ranking and price comparison

Lawn mowers (1 - 5)
Scag Turf Tiger Propane Powered 52John Deere X324Scag Cheetah 61John Deere X534Scag Tiger Cat 48John Deere X758Husqvarna LTH2142DRJohn Deere X739Toro TimeMaster 20200 76cmHusqvarna YTH18K46
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Scag Turf Tiger Propane Powered 52
John Deere X324
Scag Cheetah 61
John Deere X534
Scag Tiger Cat 48
John Deere X758
Husqvarna LTH2142DR
John Deere X739
Toro TimeMaster 20200 76cm
Husqvarna YTH18K46
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General info
CordlessCordless tools/machines are suited to a variety of different situations, as you are not limited to only working in places with power sources nearby.
CordlessCordless tools/machines are suited to a variety of different situations, as you are not limited to only working in places with power sources nearby.
Electric starterSometimes it can be hard to start gas-powered lawn mowers, but with an electric starter you can be guaranteed of it starting first time.
Electric starterSometimes it can be hard to start gas-powered lawn mowers, but with an electric starter you can be guaranteed of it starting first time.
Gas-powered lawn mowerA 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.
Gas-powered lawn mowerA 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.
Robotic mowerA robotic mower is an automated lawn mower that cuts the grass by itself. This requires little effort by the user, and they can sometimes be controlled remotely through a smartphone app.
Robotic mowerA robotic mower is an automated lawn mower that cuts the grass by itself. This requires little effort by the user, and they can sometimes be controlled remotely through a smartphone app.
Self-propelledA self-propelled lawn mower requires less effort from the user, as you don’t have to manually push it forward.
Self-propelledA self-propelled lawn mower requires less effort from the user, as you don’t have to manually push it forward.
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Cut quality
Wider cutting widthWith 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.
Wider cutting widthWith 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.132cm
122cm
155cm
122cm
121cm
122cm
107cm
N.A.76cm
46cm
Maximum cutting heightA 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.
Maximum cutting heightA 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.152mm
102mm
127mm
102mm
127mm
133mm
102mm
133mm
108mm
101mm
Number of cutting height settingsA higher number of cutting height settings give you more versatility to choose the optimum length for your lawn, based on prevailing conditions.
Number of cutting height settingsA higher number of cutting height settings give you more versatility to choose the optimum length for your lawn, based on prevailing conditions.21
13
N.A.13
N.A.N.A.6
N.A.N.A.6
Blade brakeWith 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.
Blade brakeWith 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.
Mulching featureWith 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.
Mulching featureWith 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.
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Performance
HorsepowerHorsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
HorsepowerHorsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.23.5hp
22hp
36hp
24hp
27hp
24hp
21hp
25.5hp
N.A.18hp
Engine sizeThis 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.
Engine sizeThis 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.0.72l
0.72l
N.A.0.72l
N.A.1l
0.54l
0.7l
0.19l
N.A.
WattageA tool/machine with a higher wattage produces more power.
WattageA tool/machine with a higher wattage produces more power.17500W
16400W
N.A.17900W
N.A.N.A.12200W
N.A.N.A.N.A.
VoltageA tool/machine with a higher voltage produces more power.
VoltageA tool/machine with a higher voltage produces more power.N.A.N.A.N.A.12V
N.A.N.A.12V
N.A.N.A.N.A.
Overhead valve (OHV) engineAn overhead valve (OHV) engine is usually found in high-end models, and provides more power and fuel economy than a side valve design.
Overhead valve (OHV) engineAn overhead valve (OHV) engine is usually found in high-end models, and provides more power and fuel economy than a side valve design.
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Features
Auto dockingOnce the device has finished or is low on battery, it will return by itself to the docking station to recharge.
Auto dockingOnce the device has finished or is low on battery, it will return by itself to the docking station to recharge.
Easy height-adjustmentYou 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.
Easy height-adjustmentYou 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.
Rain sensorYou can set the robotic mower so that it doesn’t operate when it senses rain or high humidity.
Rain sensorYou can set the robotic mower so that it doesn’t operate when it senses rain or high humidity.
Remote control via smartphoneThis technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
Remote control via smartphoneThis technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
Variable speedA 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.
Variable speedA 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.
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