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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 and Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles, 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 Series™ or Kawasaki® FR730V engines, the 550Z mows grass in no time with a wide 52 " or 61" mower deck options and speeds up to 8 MPH.

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 52” or 61” fabricated mower decks cuts grass in no time with speeds up to 8 mph. Not to mention are backed by a limited-lifetime warranty*.

  • 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.

*See operator’s manual or dealer for complete warranty details.

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, V-Twin OHV FR730V, V-Twin, OHV Commercial Turf Series™, V-Twin, OHV Commercial Turf Series™, V-Twin, OHV
Gross Horsepower 24* 24* 25** 25**
Engine Displacement (cc) 726 726 724 724
Cylinders 2 2 2 2
Choke/Throttle Separate Controls Separate Controls Separate Controls Separate Controls
Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. Gallons) 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Battery (cca) 300 300 300 300
TRANSMISSION
Type Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100®
Forward Speed (mph) 0-8 0-8 0-8 0-8
Reverse Speed (mph) 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 (inches) 13 x 5 13 x 5 13 x 5 13 x 5
Rear Tires (inches) 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
Number of Anti-Scalping Wheels 4 Front 4 Front 4 Front 4 Front
MOWER DECK
Deck Type Fabricated Fabricated Fabricated Fabricated
Cutting Width (inches) 52 61 52 61
Number of Blades 3 3 3 3
Height-of-Cut Range (inches) 1.5-4.5 1.5-4.5 1.5 - 4.5 1.5-4.5
Height-of-Cut Positions 12 12 12 12
Deck Suspension Frame Hung Frame Hung Frame Hug Frame Hung
Spindles Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Mower Deck Lift Mechanical, Foot Operated Mechanical, Foot Operated Mechanical, Foot Operated Mechanical, Foot Operated
FEATURES
ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structure) Standard Standard Standard Standard
Rear Bumper Standard Standard Standard Standard
Hour Meter Standard Standard Standard Standard
Cup Holder Standard Standard Standard Standard
DIMENSIONS
Assembled Length (inches) 78 78 78 78
Assembled Width (inches) 63 63 63 63
Assembled Height (inches) 66 66 66 66
Price^
MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) $5,099 $5,199 $4,899 $4,999
Limited Warranty†
Residential Use 3-Years 3-Years 3-Years 3-Years
Commercial Use 90-Days 90-Days 90-Days 90-Days
*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki
**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.
Twin Catcher
Fast Vac® Twin Collector

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

Turbo Collector
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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