Buyer's notes

Note 1 Mower wash port makes cleaning the deck easier
Note 2 Flip-up foot platform for easy service access
Note 3 18-position adjustable motion-control levers
U.S. warranty 4 year/500 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.)


Frame Heavy-duty frame tubing
Primer/paint E-coat/powder
Front caster tires 13x6.5-6
Front caster bearings Sealed ball bearings
Drive tires 23x10.5-12
Hourmeter Yes
Service interval decal Yes
Storage compartment Yes
Cup holder Yes


Wheelbase 48.7 in.
123.7 cm
Overall length 76.7 in.
194.8 cm
Width without mower 47.8 in.
121.4 cm
Width with mower 48 HC, 62.4 in.
158.5 cm
54 HC, 68.3 in.
173.5 cm
60 HC, 73.5 in.
186.7 cm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage) 48 HC, 53.6 in.
136.1 cm
54 HC, 59.6 in.
173.5 cm
60 HC, 65.6 in.
166.6 cm
Height 46.1 in.
117.1 cm
Weight With mower and fuel, 48 HC, 697 lb
316 kg
With mower and fuel, 54 HC, 717 lb
325 kg
With mower and fuel, 60 HC, 738 lb
335 kg

Drive train

Dual hydros Tuff Torq TZ17-M with 1-in. (2.5-cm) axles


Power 24 hp
17.9 kW
Model number FS730V
Displacement 44.3 cu in.
726 cc
Cylinders V-twin
Lubrication Full pressure with replaceable filter, capacity, 2.2 U.S. qt
2.1 L
Type Overhead valve
Battery 12 V
300 CCA
Choke/speed control Separate control levers
Cooling method Air
Fuel tank capacity 4.5 U.S. gal.
17 L
Fuel gauge Fuel level sight line

Lift system

Type Foot lift and hand lever
Mower cut height 1-4 in.
2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments 0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Preset cut height Yes

Mower deck

Width of cut 48 in.
122 cm
54 in.
137 cm
60 in.
152 cm
Type High-capacity side discharge
Mower deck material 9 gauge
0.15 in.
3.8 mm
Mower drive system V-belt

Optional attachments

Rear bagger 48 HC and 54 HC, 6.5 bu
229.1 L
Mulching system Yes
Double light kit Yes
Rubber floor mat Standard
Mounted sprayer 15 U.S. gal.
56.8 L
Storage cover Yes
Light kit Dual headlight kit
Material collection system 48 HC and 54 HC, Power Flow? rear bagger, 6.5 bu
229.1 L


Type Electric, 125 lb-ft
169 Nm
Drive V-belt


Operator presence system Yes
Park brake interlock Yes
Safety video Yes


Seat back height High back with armrests, 20 in.
50.8 cm
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 4.5 in.
11.4 cm
Seat suspension Two springs

Travel speed

Forward speed 0-9 mph
0-14.5 km/h
Reverse speed 0-4.5 mph
0-7.2 km/h
Speed and direction control Twin premium levers
Control adjustment 3-height/18 positions

Additional information

Date collected 19-Apr-2017