Specifications

Buyer's notes

Notes JD Loy hood resists fading, won't rust or dent<br/>Durable primer and powder paint finish<br/>Full-length welded steel frame
Warranty 2 year/120 hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at JohnDeere.com or JohnDeere.ca/TUWarranty for details.)

Chassis

Frame Full-length welded steel
Primer/paint E-coat/powder
Weight bracket Optional rear
Receiver hitch No
Front axle Cast-iron front axle, powdered-metal front wheel bushings
Spindle bushings No
Front tires 15x6-6
Rear tires 20x8-8
Hood material JD Loy, UV resistant
Fender deck material Stamped steel
Floor mats Yes, with debris removing channels
Storage No
Service interval decal Yes
Fender handles/grips No
Cup holder Yes
Equipment mounting CargO Mount™ system

Dimensions

Height 40.2 in.
102 cm
Overall length 68.8 in.
174.8 cm
Wheelbase 48.9 in.
124.2 cm
Width with mower 54.9 in.
139 cm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage) 44.8 in.
114 cm
Weight Mower, no fuel, 427 lb
194 kg

Electrical system

Battery 12 V
300 CCA
Charging system Regulated, 9 amp
Engine starter Bendix type
Hourmeter Yes, with service reminder
Headlights Two standard, incandescent
Taillights or reflector No
Backup lights No
Rear work lights No
12-V outlet No

Engine

Power 17.5 hp
13 kW
Displacement 30.5 cu in.
500 cc
Manufacturer/model 31R977 (M31)
Type Overhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
Cylinders One
Governor Mechanical
Choke/speed control One lever
Cooling method Air
Air cleaner Cartridge
Oil drain No tools

Fuel system

Type Gasoline
Fuel delivery Pulse pump and carburetor
Fuel gauge Mechanical, viewable from seat
Fuel tank location Rear
Fuel fill opening Center, 1.75 in.
4.45 cm
Fuel tank capacity 2.4 U.S. gal.
9.1 L

Key Specs

Transaxle type Automatic, continuously variable transmission (CVT)
Engine power 17.5 hp<br/>13 kW
Steering type Sector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod
Cutting width Edge™ mower deck, 42 in.<br/>107 cm
Rear tires 20x8-8
Engine manufacturer/model 31R977 (M31)
Transaxle control Foot
Lift system type Lever on fender deck
U.S. warranty 2 year/120 hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at JohnDeere.com or JohnDeere.ca/TUWarranty for details.)

Lift system

Type Lever on fender deck
Hydraulic outlets No
Mower cut height 13 positions, 1-4 in.
2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments 0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Preset cut height No

Mower attachability

Type Slide under tractor
Front draft arms One spring clip
Rear draft arms Two spring clips
Mower wheels rotate No
Drive system Single belt

Mower deck

Type Side discharge
Construction Stamped steel deck shell
Mower deck material Steel, 13 gauge
0.09 in.
2.3 mm
Mower wash port Yes
Mower drive system Manual power take-off (PTO)
Mower wheels Two
Mower wheel adjustment One bolt
Mower level adjustment Easy-level deck
Cutting width Edge™ mower deck, 42 in.<br/>107 cm

Optional equipment

Mowers Standard, 42 in.
107 cm
Rear bagger 2-bag, 6.5 bu
229 L
Mulching system Mulch cover or high-performance plug
Front blade 46 in.
116.8 cm
Snow blower Two-stage, 44 in.
111.8 cm
Sprayer Tow-behind, 15 U.S. gal.
56.8 L
Mounted, 15 U.S. gal.
Tow-behind only, 25 U.S. gal.
94.6 L
Spreader Tow-behind only, 125-175 lb
57.7-80 kg
Front bumper Two-bar styled front bumper
Weather protection Snow cab
Sun canopy Yes
Bucket holder Yes, single bucket
Grass striping Lawn striping kit
Tow-behind tools 16

Safety

Meets ANSI standard Yes
Meets OPEI standard Yes
Backup protection Reverse Implement Option (RIO)
Safety video Yes

Seat

Type One piece
Seat back height 11 in.
27.9 cm
Armrests No
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 5.5 in.
14 cm
Seat suspension Tilt, two coil springs

Steering

Type Sector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod
Steering wheel Standard, diameter - 12 in.
30.5 cm
Tilt steering wheel No
Turning radius 18 in.
45.7 cm
Uncut circle radius 25 in.
63.5 cm
Four-wheel steer Not available on this model

Transaxle

Type Automatic, continuously variable transmission (CVT)
Control Foot
Cruise control No
Oil cooler No
Oil filter Not applicable
Differential lock No
Forward speed 0-5.5 mph
0-8.9 km/h
Reverse speed 0-3.2 mph
0-5.1 km/h
Brakes Cone clutch