Best lawn mowers of February 2020: ranking and price comparison

Which are the best lawn mowers of 2020?

Best lawn mowers of 2020 (1 - 5)
lawn mower comparison
Comparison winner
lawn mower comparison
Comparison winner
Scag Turf Tiger Propane Powered 52
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RoboMow RS630
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Wolf-Garten Robo Scooter 1800
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RoboMow RC304
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RoboMow RS622
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John Deere X324
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Wolf-Garten Robo Scooter 3000
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RoboMow RC302
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John Deere X534
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Cub Cadet Lawnkeeper 600
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Scag Turf Tiger Propane Powered 52
100points
RoboMow RS630
99points
Wolf-Garten Robo Scooter 1800
97points
RoboMow RC304
95points
RoboMow RS622
89points
John Deere X324
88points
Wolf-Garten Robo Scooter 3000
87points
RoboMow RC302
86points
John Deere X534
85points
Cub Cadet Lawnkeeper 600
81points
Best price
Best price
Summary
Summary
  • General info (100)
  • Cut quality (98)
  • Performance (93)
  • Features (50)
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  • Cut quality (80)
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  • General info (90)
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  • General info (93)
  • Cut quality (77)
  • Performance (80)
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Pros
Pros
  • Gas-powered lawn mower
  • Variable speed
  • Greater cutting height ratio
  • Longer maximum cutting height
  • Wider cutting width
  • Overhead valve (OHV) engine
    • Wider cutting width
    • Shorter minimum cutting height
    • Wider cutting width
    • Longer maximum cutting height
    • Greater cutting height ratio
    • Gas-powered lawn mower
    • Wider cutting width
    • Variable speed
    • Overhead valve (OHV) engine
    • Longer maximum cutting height
    • Easy height-adjustment
    • Wider cutting width
    • Shorter minimum cutting height
    • Gas-powered lawn mower
    • More watts
    • Variable speed
    • Overhead valve (OHV) engine
    • Longer maximum cutting height
    • Wider cutting width
    • Easy height-adjustment
    Cons
    Cons
    • Robotic mower
    • Rain sensor
    • Remote control via smartphone
    • Auto docking
          • Mulching feature
          • Robotic mower
          • Rain sensor
          • Remote control via smartphone
          • Auto docking
          • Remote control via smartphone
          • Mulching feature
          • Robotic mower
          • Rain sensor
          • Remote control via smartphone
          • Auto docking
          • Auto docking
          General info
          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.
          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.
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          Total score for "General info"
          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.132cmN.A.56cm28cm56cm122cm56cm28cm122cm28cm
          Longer 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.
          Longer 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.152mm80mm80mm60mm81mm102mm80mm60mm102mm80mm
          Shorter minimum cutting heightA 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.
          Shorter minimum cutting heightA 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.25mm20mm20mm15mm20mm25mm20mm15mm25mm20mm
          Greater cutting height ratioThis indicates a greater ratio between the minimum and maximum cutting heights, providing more versatility when choosing the optimum cutting length for your lawn.
          Greater cutting height ratioThis indicates a greater ratio between the minimum and maximum cutting heights, providing more versatility when choosing the optimum cutting length for your lawn.64444.144444
          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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          Total score for "Cut quality"
          Performance
          Larger 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.
          Larger 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.0.72lN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.0.72lN.A.N.A.0.72lN.A.
          More wattsA tool/machine with a higher wattage produces more power.
          More wattsA tool/machine with a higher wattage produces more power.17500WN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.16400WN.A.N.A.17900WN.A.
          More voltsA tool/machine with a higher voltage produces more power.
          More voltsA tool/machine with a higher voltage produces more power.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.12V26V
          Larger recommended areaWith a larger maximum surface area you can mow bigger lawns.
          Larger recommended areaWith a larger maximum surface area you can mow bigger lawns.N.A.N.A.1800m²N.A.N.A.N.A.3000m²200m²N.A.600m²
          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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          Total score for "Performance"
          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.
          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.
          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.
          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.
          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.
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          Total score for "Features"
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