Commercial Zero Turn Mower Buying Guide

Commercial Zero Turn Mower Buying Guide

How to Pick the Perfect Commercial Zero Turn

By  | Lawn Mower Product Expert

When it comes to landscaping, time is money.

The quicker you get one job done, the faster you can get on to the next. For seasoned pros, a commercial zero turn mower is the only way to go.

These turf-hungry machines are stuffed with innovations and built with the best-in-class components for the finest cut in the business - so you can get the job done right the first time!

 

High-Performance Engine

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Turf Series EngineThe fastest mowers on the market, commercial zero turns, will zip across the grass at speeds up to 13 miles per hour (mph).

These mowers are powered by high-performance engines from the leading commercial engine manufacturers such as Honda, Kawasaki, Kohler, and Briggs & Stratton engines. Considered some of the best lawn mower engines available, engines such as the Vanguard, Turf Series, and Command Pro are reliable powerhouses have up to 38 horsepower (HP) of grass-devouring muscle.

 

Full Suspension

performance suspension zero turn mowerWhen you're mowing all day, you want as comfortable a ride as possible. Look for a commercial zero turn mower with full-suspension for the smoothest ride.

Full suspension isn't just good for the operator, it actually allows the mower to cut better. With full-suspension, the mower will follow the contours of the lawn for the most consistent cut. The reduced shock also requires fewer repairs.

 

Mowing Deck

Swisher Zero Turn Mower Cutting Deck DetailIt's not all about size, it's how you use it... Sure a 61" deck is more than 5 feet of cutting girth, but the decks on commercial zero turns are built with performance features not found elsewhere. 

Look for decks with sloped fronts, which push the grass up, resulting in a more consistent cut. Some decks on commercial ZTR mowers include a revolutionary cutting system that allows for superior airflow discharge and enhanced cut quality.