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Rear Engine Riding Lawn Mowers

After 50 years, the rear engine rider has been reinvented to combine tried and true features with today's latest innovation offering the same dependability you would expect from a lawn mowing icon. Best for all sized lawns, this lawn tractor's straight-forward design offers easy-to-to-reach controls, convenient 6-speed shift on-the-go drive system or hydrostatic transmission and an ultra compact size for easy storage. Improved steering makes tighter turns while increasing comfort and drivability.

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Product Ratings

  • Tight Turning Radius

    Steering wheel provides more control and tight turning radius around intricate landscaping.

  • Briggs & Stratton Engine
    High Performance Briggs & Stratton® Engines

    Briggs & Stratton 1000 Series™, PowerBuilt™ and Professional Series™ Engines offer the reliability you can count on when mowing your lawn.

  • User-Friendly Mower Controls

    At your fingertip controls and foot pedal operation make the rear engine rider simple to drive.

  • Rear Engine Lawn Tractor
    Simple To Get On & Off

    The improved rear engine rider design makes it easy to get on and off the unit.

  • HI VAC Mower Deck
    HI VAC® Mower Deck

    Similar to a vacuum, the HI VAC® Mower Deck efficiently cuts grass and sucks up clippings for a clean finish. The secret to the HI VAC® cut is its unique mower blade and rolled deck edge that generates a large volume of air and creates suction.

  • Mow More. Stop Less.

    Large 2-gallon fuel tank holds more fuel for your uninterrupted lawn mowing pleasure.

  • Tried and True

    Some dependable designs are ingeniously simple. Snapper's disc drive transmission uses a spinning plate to power a moveable rubber disc. The RE210 features a hydrostatic transmission for smooth foot-pedal operation.

MODEL RE100 RE110 RE130 RE210
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Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton
Model 1000 Series™ OHV Engine PowerBuilt™ OHV Engine PowerBuilt™ OHV Engine Professional Series™ OHV Engine
Gross Horsepower* N/A / 10 Gross Torque** 11.5 13.5 15.5
Cylinders 1 1 1 1
Starter Key Start Key Start Key Start Key Start
Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. Gallons) 2 2 2 2
Battery (cca) 35 190 190 190
Forward Speed (mph) 1 - 4.5 1.0 - 4.5 1.0 - 4.5 0-5
Reverse Speed (mph) 0 - 1.9 0 - 1.9 0 -1.9 0-2
Differential 6-Speed, Disc Drive Transmission 8-Speed, Disc Drive Transmission 8-Speed, Disc Drive Transmission Hydro-Gear® T2® Hydrostatic
Frame 12-Gauge 12-Gauge 12-Gauge 12-Gauge
Front Axle Welded Steel, Pivoting Welded Steel, Pivoting Welded Steel, Pivoting Welded Steel, Pivoting
Front Tires (inches) 11 11 11 13
Rear Tires (inches) 16 16 16 16
Number of Anti-Scalp Wheels N/A N/A N/A N/A
Seat 9" Low-Back, Adjustable 11” Mid-Back, Adjustable 11" Mid-Back, Adjustable 11" Mid-Back, Adjustable
Turning Radius (inches) 20 20 20 20
Cutting Width (inches) 28 28 33 33
Number of Blades 1 1 1 1
Height of Cut (inches) 1.5-4 1.5-4 1.5-4 1.5-4
Height of Cut Positions 6 6 6 6
Blade Engagement Manual Lever Manual Lever Manual Lever Manual Lever
Deck Thickness 13-Gauge 13-Gauge 13-Gauge 13-Gauge
Deck Suspension Frame Hung Frame Hung Frame Hung Frame Hung
Spindles Steel Steel Steel Steel
Mower Deck Lift Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical
Headlights No Optional Optional Standard
Cup Holder Yes Yes Yes Yes
Assembled Length (inches) 66 66 66 66
Assembled Width (inches) 32 32 37 37
Assembled Height (inches) 43 43 43 43
MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) $1,299 $1,499 $1,699 $1,999
Residential Use 3-Year 3-Year 3-Year 3-Year
Commercial Use 90-Day 90-Day 90-Day 90-Day
Fabricated Mower Deck N/A N/A N/A N/A
Product Manuals
*All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
**All power levels are stated gross torque at 2600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
^Suggested prices will vary by market. Prices in U.S. dollars. Set-up, delivery, documentation, and destination fees not included. See dealer for details. Features vary by model. We reserve the right to change specifications, features and pricing without notice. Not all models available in California.
† See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Length of engine warranty coverage varies by manufacturer.
Dump Cart Attachment
Dump Cart

The 10-cu ft. multi-functional cart takes the heavy-lifting out of yard work.

Twin Catcher

Use these removable mower bags to gather up to 6.5-bushels of grass clippings.

Snapper Single Catcher
Single Catcher

Collects grass clippings and debris in one removable, easy-to-empty lawn bag.

Rear Engine Rider Cover

Great for storing your rear engine rider, the tractor cover protects and keeps your mower clean until next season.

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