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550Z Zero Turn Riding Mower

Professional-grade 550z zero turn riding mowers are easy-to-use for homeowners, but come packed with all of the enhanced features you'd expect from a commercial lawn mower. Welded, all-steel construction, HydroGear tranmissions and steel front axles give this 550 zero turn riding mower the rugged durability needed to take on demanding terrain and tough jobs. Powered by premium Briggs & Stratton Commercial Turf SeriesTM and Kawasaki®  FR730V engines, the 550Z mows grass in no time with a wide 61" deck and speeds up to 8 MPH.

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Product Ratings

  • Zero Turn Mower Transmission
    Durable Hydro-Gear® Transaxles

    Built for high-performance applications, the Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® hydrostatic transmission deliver a smooth grass cutting experience while changing directions and speeds.

  • Heavy Duty Mower Deck
    Fast Mowing

    Wide, heavy-duty fabricated 52" deck cuts grass in no time with speeds up to 8 mph.

  • Grass Cut Height Adjustment
    Simple Height-of-Cut

    Convenient deck-lift easily adjusts grass cut height from 1.5" to 4.5".

  • Service-Friendly

    Access to the top of the deck via removable panel for service-friendly mower maintenance.

  • Briggs & Stratton Engine
    High-Performance Briggs & Stratton Engine

    Built for harsh zero turn mowing conditions, the Briggs & Stratton Commercial Turf™ Series Engine has what it takes to perform including an advanced debris management system and beefed up cylinder block.

  • Kawasaki Mower Engine
    Powerful Kawasaki® Engine

    Built for power, the Kawasaki® FR Series engine offers smooth power output and outstanding durability in a compact design.

  • Zero Turn Mower Control Panel
    Intuitive Controls

    Easy-to-use lawn mower controls, including a fuel-level indicator, are all conveniently located within hand's reach.

  • Zero Turn Mower Frame
    Strong Mower Frame

    Just because you don’t mow the lawn for a living doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate commercial mower quality from heavy-duty, welded construction and steel front axle to an all-steel, wrap-around engine enclosure.

MODEL 550z - 24/52 550z - 24/61 550z - 25/52 550Z - 25/61
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ENGINE
Engine Brand Kawasaki† Kawasaki† Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton*
Model FR730V, OHV FR730V, OHV Commercial Turf Series™, V-Twin, OHV Commercial Turf Series™, V-Twin, OHV
Gross HP 24 24 25 25
Cylinders 2 2 2 2
Choke/Throttle Separate Controls Separate Controls Separate Controls Separate Controls
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.5 gallons 5.5 gallons 5.5 gallons 5.5 gallons
Battery (cca) 12V-300cca 12V-350cca 12V-300cca 12V-300cca
TRANSMISSION
Type Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100®
Forward Speed 0 - 8 0 - 8 0 - 8 0 - 8
Reverse Speed 0 - 4 0 - 4 0 - 4 0 - 4
Brakes Internal Internal Internal Internal
Chassis
Frame 11-Gauge Welded 11-Gauge Welded 11-Gauge Welded 11-Gauge Welded
Front Axle Steel Steel Steel Steel
Front Tires 11 x 4 13 x 5 11 x 4 13 x 5
Rear Tires 20 x 10 20 x 10 20 x 10 20 x 10
Seat 18" High-back, Adjustable 18" High-back, Adjustable 18" High-back, Adjustable 18" High-back, Adjustable
Mower
Cutting Width 52" 61" 52" 61"
Number of Blades 3 3 3 3
Height-of-Cut Positions 12 12 12 12
Height-of-Cut Range 1.5" - 4.5" 1.5" - 4.5" 1.5" - 4.5" 1.5" - 4.5"
Mower Deck Lift Mechanical, Foot Operated Mechanical, Foot Operated Mechanical, Foot Operated Mechanical, Foot Operated
Number of Anit-Scalping Wheels 4 Front 2 Rear, 6 Front 4 Front 4 Front
Deck Type Fabricated Steel Fabricated Steel Fabricated Steel Fabricated Steel
Features
Cup Holder Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Bumper Included Included Included Included
Dimensions
Assembled Length 78 78 78 78
Assembled Width 63 72 63 72
Assembled Height 66 66 66 66
Price**
MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) $5,099 $5,199 $4,899 $4,999
Warranty***
Residential Use 3-Year Limited and Fabricated Deck Limited Lifetime 3-year limited warranty 3-Year Limited and Fabricated Deck Limited Lifetime 3-Year Limited and Fabricated Deck Limited Lifetime

*This product DOES NOT meet California exhaust and evaporative emissions regulations for model year 2014..

*All power levels are stated gross torque at 2600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.

**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.

****See dealer for warranty details.

† All power levels are rated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki

Taxes, freight, and delivery not included. Prices may vary by dealer. Offers valid in United States. Prices in U.S. dollars. We reserve the right to change design, specifications and pricing without notice.

Twin Catcher
Fast Vac® Twin Collector

Make quick work out of bagging leaves with our two-bag grass catcher.

Turbo Collector

Easily attaches to lawn mower and gets power directly from the engine. The blower pushes lawn clippings and debris into a grass bagger for a cleaner cut.


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