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285 Zero Turn Riding Mower

Cutting your grass with a Snapper® Zero Turn Mower has never been easier with the 285Z. This riding mower includes convenient, at your fingertip controls for simple operation. With features like the dependable Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™ Engine for trouble-free operation and durable HydroGear® transaxles, the 285Z mower is a built to last. You'll discover that this zero turn mower is a breeze to operate.

Product Ratings

  • Briggs & Stratton Engine
    Dependable Briggs & Stratton® Engine

    Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™ Overhead Valve Engines have full-pressure lubrication and spin-on oil filters for years of trouble-free lawn mowing performance.

  • Zero Turn Engine Protection
    Engine Protection

    This wrap-around steel engine enclosure helps protect critical components from a potential oops or uh-oh.

  • Zero Turn Mower Wheels
    Built to Last

    360 degree caster mower wheels let you bob and weave. The cast-iron front axle and heavy-duty frame will survive years of tough use in rugged environments.

  • Zero Turn Mower Transmission
    Durable Hydrostatic Transaxles

    Reliable Hydro-Gear® EZT® hydrostatic transmission for low maintenance lawn mowing.

  • Zero Turn Mower Controls
    Convenient Zero Turn Controls

    Throttle, mower engagement and electric height-of-cut are at your fingertips while mowing the grass

  • Zero Turn Cut Height Options
    More Cut Height Options

    The electric grass height-of-cut control gives you infinite cutting height options so it's easy to trim the lawn

  • Zero Turn Mower Blades
    Advanced Zero Turn Mowing

    Snapper® Zero Turn Riding Mowers offer only the best cutting features from Marbain™ steel mower blades that stay sharp longer to our stamped mower deck with aerodynamic characteristics built for efficient lawn cutting and disbursement of grass clippings.

  • Minimize Lawn Scalping
    Minimize Lawn Scalping

    Four outbound anti-scalp mower wheels reduce turf damage on uphill slopes

MODEL 285Z - 25/52
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton
Model Professional Series™ V-Twin, OHV
Gross Horsepower 25*
Engine Displacement (cc) 724
Cylinders 2
Choke/Throttle Choke-a-Matic
Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. Gallons) 2.4
Battery (cca) 230
Type Hydro-Gear® EZT®
Forward Speed (mph) 0 - 6
Reverse Speed (mph) 0 - 3
Brakes Cog Style
Frame 12-Gauge Steel
Front Axle Cast-Iron, Pivoting
Front Tires (inches) 11 x 4
Rear Tires (inches) 18 x 8.5
Seat 15" Mid-back, Adjustable
Number of Anti-Scalping Wheels 2 Rear, 2 Front
Deck Type Stamped Steel
Cutting Width (inches) 52
Number of Blades 3
Height-of-Cut Range (inches) 1.5-4
Height-of-Cut Positions Infinite
Blade Engagement Electric
Deck Thickness 14-Gauge
Deck Suspension Frame Hung
Spindles Aluminum
ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structure) N/A
Rear Bumper Standard
Hour Meter N/A
Cup Holder Standard
Fuel Level Indicator N/A
Armrest Standard
Assembled Length (inches) 73
Assembled Width (inches) 61
Assembled Height (inches) 39
MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) $3,199
Residential Use 3-Year
Commercial Use 90-Days
Fabricated Mower Deck N/A
*All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 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.
Triple Grass Catcher Attachment
Triple Grass Catcher

Mow the lawn and collect clippings and debris in three easy-to empty grass bags.

Grass Mulching Kit
Grass Mulching Kit

Reduce your number of grass clippings by finely mulching them back into the lawn. Additional shredder blades are available to crush fall leaves.

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