Lawn Mower Buying Guide
June 26, 2014
Looking for a new push mower this season? It’s a great time to be in the market for a walk-behind mower, as small engine innovation and advances in mower design have made lawn mowers more powerful with reduced environmental impact.
With the variety of available mower options, it’s easy to find the walk -behind or self-propelled lawn mower that’s right for you and within your price range. Use this push mower buying guide to choose your model and preferred features.
Push Lawn Mower Features to Consider
If you’re not sure where to start, here are some questions to think about:
- Do you want to bag, mulch or side-discharge your grass clippings?
- How much land do you have to cover?
- What is your price range?
- Is your lawn flat and even, or do you have hills and thick grass in your yard?
- Do you only take care of your lawn or are you looking for commercial-grade power to handle frequent mowing?
Once you have a better idea of what you’re looking for, take a look at Snapper’s line of push mower options.
Finding the Right Walk-Behind Mower for You
Depending on your bagging preference, power need and budget, Snapper® offers a variety of self-propelled mowers that are the answer to any lawn care aficionado’s needs.
Here’s a breakdown of the variety of walk-behind mowers.
SP Series Walk-Behind Mower: Getting the Job Done
If you’re looking to take care of the basics for a small lawn, the Snapper SP Series lawn mowers might be just what you need.
The SP series includes a powerful Briggs & Stratton® engine, easily adjustable operator controls and height-of-cut adjustment, plus the power to easily switch between side discharge, mulching or rear bagging options.
SP Series prices start at $269 - $398 to bring quality mowing at a budget-friendly price.
HI VAC® Series Push Mower: Bagging Made Easy
For lawn care fans who are committed to bagging lawn clippings when taking care of their mowing, and want an extra-clean finish for their yard, the Snapper HI VAC® series of push mowers is the answer.
Featuring Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™ OHV engines, vacuum-like suction for efficient cutting and bagging, and a rear wheel drive system for extra traction on hills and in thick grass, the HI VAC Series takes on tough mowing jobs.
Starting at $479, Snapper’s HI VAC mowers take lawn care to the next level.
NINJA® Lawn Mower: Top-Quality Mulching
For those who like their grass clippings to be turned into instant mulch, check out the NINJA® self-propelled lawn mower. Featuring a powerful blade with six cutting surfaces, your grass clippings are finely mulched while the deck blows them back into your yard for healthy grass.
With a Briggs & Stratton Professional Series OHV engine, durable construction, easy-to-use controls and adjustments, and Grass Gripper mower traction for easy maneuverability that doesn’t damage your grass, the NINJA can take on any mowing job with ease.
Starting at $549, maximum mulching power is within reach.
Commercial Lawn Mower: For Heavy-Duty Mowing Needs
Snapper’s line of commercial lawn mowers are built to tackle serious mowing jobs, season after season.
Heavy-duty, durable features include the option to choose between bagging with the HI VAC deck or mulching with the NINJA, a dependable disc drive transmission, and top-of-the-line engine power.
These commercial lawn mowers bring professional, long-lasting power to you – starting at $719.
Where to Buy Snapper Lawn Mowers
Ready to buy your Snapper push mower, or have a better idea of what you’re in the market for now? Great! Find your local Snapper dealer, or check out Snapper mowers at local lawn mower retailers such as Walmart. Be sure to also check out Snapper’s retail financing offers and customer rebates to make your Snapper dream a reality.
No matter which Snapper walk-behind mower you choose, you will be getting powerful mowing power, making it easy to enjoy yard care – and get it done even faster.