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Honda HRR216VKA (21") 160cc 3-In-1 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

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Grade
Mid Grade Lawn Mowers
Style
Self-Propelled Lawn Mowers
Surface Area
Medium Home
Medium
Terrain
Hilly Terrain
Hilly
Width
21

Cutting Inches
Engine
Honda Engine
Honda GCV160 160cc 4-Cycle Engine
Easy-starting, reliable and quiet

Adjustable Smart Drive™ Variable Speed Transmission
Self-propelled drive system for improved ground speed and control
Easily control the forward speed from the handle

Honda Auto Choke™ System
Eliminates the need for manually choking a cold engine

21-Inch, 16-Gauge Stamped Steel 3-In-1 Mowing Deck
Standard rear bag, mulching capability and rear discharge
New rear discharge design for improved bagging performance
Offers 6 height adjustments from 1-1/4" to 4"

MicroCut™ Twin Blade System
Four cutting surfaces to cut grass into tiny pieces
Produces finer clippings for superior performance
Mow up to 50% farther between "empties" when using rear bagger

Large Capacity 1.9 Bushel Grass Bag
Simple on/off design makes it easier than ever to empty

Two-Position EZ-Fold Handle
Quick release handle for easy height adjustment and storage

Large 8" Wheels w/Rear Wheel Ball bearings


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Model
  Model Number:HRR216VKA
 UPC:786102004510
 ManufacturerHonda
 Made in USAYes
Engine
 Engine BrandHonda GCV
 Starting SystemRecoil Start
 HP/CC160 cc
 Torque6.9 ft-lbs Net Torque
 Fuel Tank Size0.29 Gallon
 Cycles4-Cycle
 Cylinders1 Cylinder
 Oil FilterNo
 Consumer Warranty3 Years
 Commercial Warranty90 Days
Drive
 SystemSelf-Propelled
 SpeedsVariable
 Drive WheelsRear Wheels
 Maximum Speed4.0 Mph
 Maximum Reverse Speed0.0 Mph
Wheels
 Front Tire Size8 Inch
 Rear Tire Size8 Inch
 Tire TypePlastic Wheels
Deck
 Cutting Options3-in-1 (Rear/Bag/Mulch)
 MaterialSteel
 ConstructionStamped
 Blades2 Blades
 Positions6 Positions
 Cutting Height1.25-4.0 Inches
Accessories
 Rear BaggerIncluded
 Mulcher KitIncluded
Overview
 Assembly RequiredMinor
 Weight85.0 Lbs. (38.56 kilograms)
 Dimensions60.5L x 23.0W x 40.0H
(153.67 x 58.42 x 101.60 cm)
 Consumer Warranty3 Years
 Commercial Warranty90 Days
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  6 Questions
Q: Who fixes the mower while on warranty?
by Chantel from Nebraska on April 26, 2016

A: Chantel - the Honda warranty is a nationwide warranty, so you can take the mower to any Honda authorized service center in your area should warranty repairs ever be required. We have a link at the bottom of our web site for "service centers" if you want to find the closest Honda authorized service center in your area.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: Is this mower front or rear wheel drive?
by Jim from California on April 22, 2016

A: Jim - the Honda HRR216 series mowers are rear wheel drive.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: If you want to discharge the grass, how does that work? Is there a side discharge?
by Brian from Florida on January 22, 2016

A: Brian - on the Honda HRR216 series mowers, the discharge function is through the rear of the mower deck. To discharge clippings to the rear, remove the grass bag and leave the Clip Director lever in the BAG position. The shutter door on the rear of the deck (where the bagger hooks on to the mower) stays slightly open, and the grass clippings are discharged out from there.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: What is the cost of the leaf shredder attachment
by Dan from Alabama on May 10, 2015

A: Dan - the current model HRR216 series Honda mowers (K9) have a re-designed mower deck that does not accommodate a leaf shredder attachment. If you have a 2013 or older Honda HRR216 mower (K1 thru K8 in your model number), then the leaf shredder attachment will fit up to your mower: leaf shredder
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: What does 4-in-one stand for?

by Jacob from Colorado on August 05, 2013

A: Jacob - a 4-in1- mower has the capability to bag, mulch or discharge grass clippings, as well as shred leaves in the fall if you require this functionality. The leaf shredding attachment is not included and would have to purchased separately: leaf shredder
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: I'm trying to decide on self propelled or not. Will this mower let you push without using the transmission? In other words when I get to the end of a row can I turn around at my own pace or do I have to have the wheels engaged? Also, what about pushing it into the garage for storage, would it have to be running?
by Tim from Arkansas on March 08, 2013

A: Tim - the Honda HRR216VKA does allow you to disengage the drive system and simply push the mower if you choose to. You would release the Smart Drive control on the top of the handle to disengage the drive. You can then push the mower around. This is actually recommend when mowing around trees and other obstacles
for better directional control.
by Jose, Product Expert
Honda HRR216VKA Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 5
Pros
Durable (7)
Easy To Use (7)
Quiet (6)
Reliable (6)
High Quality (5)
Cons
Expensive (8)
Heavy (5)
Difficult To Use (4)
Low Quality (4)
Unreliable (4)
67% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Eldon R.
Pt Charlotte, FL
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
SEP.
03
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome Mower
i have had this mower for over 2 years, the only problem I have is when I clean the bottom of grass, if I use a garden hose to clean, a week later the wheels lock up when the mower is pulled backwards, although after using it for a while they start to work normally.

What I have determined is when using the water hose to clean the grass off the bottom, that it has a light coat of rust on the wheel pulley a week after cleaning, if I don't use the water hose to clean the grass off the bottom,... more
Eldon Recommends This Honda Mower
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Paul D.
Jasper, IN
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
APR.
18
2016
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Very Poor Perfomance
I bought this mower based upon the many great reviews. I do not share their enthusiasm. The mower will not mulch, bag or discharge. The mower keeps clogging to the point killing the engine, then dumps all of the grass clipping in one spot. Called Honda they said I need to mow more often. I have been mowing for 35 years. I know how to mow and when to mow. Called Honda again. They said to take the mower for a service to look at it. The dealer said nothing was wrong, but it had a lot of... more
Paul Does Not Recommend This Mower
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Vilan K.
Cheshire, CT
Total Helpful Votes
11 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUL.
17
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Good Mower But With Some Pro And Cons
This is a good mower, easy to run, simple in work, but needs some improvements:
1. Rear drive wheels make difficult to move back
2. Big opening in the bag does not allow to collect more, than half of the bag
3. The c.g. of the mower is close to driver and during of movement front part of mower is easy rise.
Pros: Easy To Use, Reliable, High Quality, Fast
Cons: Rear Wheel Drive Makes Difficult Moving Back, The Big Hole Of The Bag Does Not Allow To Collect More Than Half, The Cg Of Mower Is Close To Driver And Front Easy Rise During Of
Vilan Recommends This Honda Mower
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Ted G.
Johnson City, TN
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 5/20/15
REVIEWED
JUL.
06
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Great Mower
This mower starts easily and the cut even,(even when the yard is uneven). I would recommend this mower.
Ted Recommends This Honda Mower
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Joshua N.
Calimesa, CA
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 2/29/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
25
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Mower, Confusing Warranty
I borrowed this exact mower from a friend for sometime until i saved enough in the budget to buy my own. good all around mower. It is well built, powerful motor, great twin blade cutting system, the self propelling is great when its needed, and it handles well in thick tall grass.

Only downside i really have is the $$$. Overall, I would give this mower a 4.5!

If mower direct would ever respond to my emails and calls about how the warranty works and how long it is for I would give it a... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Reliable, High Quality, Upholds Well In Thick Grass
Cons: Expensive
Joshua Recommends This Honda Mower
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Richard G.
Knoxville, TN
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/19/16
REVIEWED
APR.
11
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Seems To Run Fine. No Engine Problems.
While cutting my yard for the third time with the new mower, the self propelled function stopped working. It is rear wheel driven. Upon examination the bolt holding the back left wheel was just about out and the wheel was about to fall off.

I tighten the bolt and it seems to work fine. I just did not expect a structural/mechanical problem that soon. But I am still very happy with the mower. Its starts easily every time. I like the double blade feature.
Richard Recommends This Honda Mower
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William K.
Rochester, NY
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/11/16
REVIEWED
APR.
07
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Buy!!
I love the features of this mower. I have not used the mower, snow is still on the ground in Rochester,NY. Honda mowers are the best, my last Honda mower lasted for 25 years...1990 to 2015. Will revisit after I use it
William Recommends This Honda Mower
William's Experience With Mowers Direct
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5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
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Rd F.
Concord, NC
Total Helpful Votes
46 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUN.
16
2013
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Self Propelled Has Never Worked Right From Day One...
I bought the lawn mower 3 years ago at (HD) and the first one I took back and it took an act of god for them to replace a 2 week old mower but they did. The reason I took it back was the self propelled part of the mower did not work. A year later same thing.. This time I put the mower in the shop and paid for it my self seeing how Honda would NOT stand behind there product. Now the 3rd year same thing self propelled system not working again. I take very good care of this lawn mower and to pay... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Quiet, Easy To Store
Cons: Low Quality, Unreliable, Durability, Expensive
Rd Does Not Recommend This Mower
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Pete S.
Dubuque, IA
Total Helpful Votes
19 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAY.
21
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Fun To Mow The Lawn Again.
Replaced my 22 year old Lawnboy with this. I couldn't wear the Lawnboy out and finally gave it up to a relative.

I love the easy to fold down handle for storage in my small garage. Starts 1st pull 90% of the time. No choke is very nice. Make sure you fully release the paddle when pulling mower back or the wheels will lock. Quieter then the Lawnboy I had but not surprisingly quiet. Does seem to clump a lot underneath the deck but once I got WD40 applied after the first 2 or 3 clean outs its... more
Pros: Durable, Easy To Store, High Quality, Reliable
Cons: Expensive, Heavy
Pete Recommends This Honda Mower
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Henry S.
Liverpool, NY
Total Helpful Votes
24 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAY.
23
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Just The Best!
This is my third year with this Honda and it still starts the first time. My neighbors can't figure out why my lawn looks so well after being mowed. Comes with a great manual. I'm not too mechanical, but I change oil, clean the air filter, and I'm getting ready to replace the blades.

Mulching Leaves: My yard is surrounded by 50-year old trees so I get tons of leaves. This Honda just eats them up and spits them out as finely mulched leaves. I used to have to rake my yard several times in... more
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Martin
Portland, OR
Total Helpful Votes
23 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
APR.
22
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
What A Treat
Bought this a couple weeks ago and immediately used it on a small "orchard" - first mowing of the season. Grass was 8-14 inches tall. I set blade height to 3" and mowed the whole area (2000 sq ft) without bogging down.

At one point I unknowingly got the starter cord caught under a sharp-edged piece of metal on the frame and in three pulls, shredded the cord. "Damn!" I thought, "there goes a half-hour to replace it". No! It was three perfectly... more
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