The 6 Best Small Riding Lawn Mowers As Of January, 2018 (And 17 Others)
Our list presenting the latest small riding lawn mowers includes only lawn mowers that satisfy these specifications:
- To be included in our list of small riding lawn mowers, models must have a cutting width of 42 inches or less (Actually, most riding lawn mowers in this list are 42-inch models)
- They must still be riding models and may include some electric riding mowers.
The List:* Top list currently adjusted to just the best American small riding lawn mowers (Currently available in the U.S. from the stores we monitor)
Considering this lawn mower's average ranking of 89%, we are confident that the Toro SS4225 is currently the best small riding lawn mower 2018. Furthermore, we think that our 504 reviews sampled from our sources give us a high confidence level (more on confidence levels) that justifies making it a "no-brainer best choice."
Horsepower: 22 HP
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With its star rating of 4.5 over 1197 reviews, here is what we consider the second best small riding lawn mower. * This list, by the way, is based on an in-depth analysis of hundreds of small riding lawn mower reviews from around the web.
Horsepower: 18 HP
The TB30 is a 10.5hp riding mower targeting home owners with a small yard, having a 30-inch cutting width, reverse mowing capability, a base width of 34 inches (including the chute), and a 1.3 gallon fuel tank.
Horsepower: 10.5 HP
The PB145G42 seems to excite you drive with its quite easy setup mechanisms that include an adjustment knob for the seat, a clutch grip to engage the blades, and a lift lever to lower or raise the mower deck.
Horsepower: 14.5 HP
More small riding lawn mowers, sorted by the latest model first:
Cutting width: 20 inches
The PB185A42 depends on an 18hp motor to support an automatic transmission, capable of a speed of up to 5.5mph.
The PB301 is a 30-inch mower with a reverse mowing function, an 11.5Hp engine (Briggs and Straton), and a 1.5- to 4-inches cutting height range.
Cutting width: 30 inches
Horsepower: 11.5 HP
The YTH18542 mows at a constant speed even on rough terrains (also known as cruise control), as Husqvarna claims.
The R120S works also in winter, if used with the sold-separately snow-blade attachment.
Horsepower: 19.5 HP
The Weed Eater One is a compact riding mower with a 190cc engine, touting its ease of use and ergonomics and probably meant for smaller yards because of its 26-inch cutting deck.
Cutting width: 26 inches
The RZ3016 30-Inch reports a mowing capacity of 1.6 acre per hour with its 500 cc 16.5HP engine.
Horsepower: 16.5 HP