Commercially-inspired features such as durable Hydro-Gear® Transaxles and a tough Briggs & Stratton® Engine make the Contender™ a powerful performer that leaves behind an impressively cut yard for all to see. With new levels of versatility, the integrated cargo bed† adds additional on-the-go convenience for the operator to carry tools, plants and more.
HEAVY-DUTY MOWER DECK
Experience a great cut with the added durability of a welded mower deck made from rugged 10-gauge steel with reinforced top, side skirts, corners and a steel front edge. Includes a limited lifetime warranty.**
BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE
Designed to perform under harsh, demanding conditions. With its patented five-step integrated cyclonic air management system, the Commercial Series Engine provides ultimate dust and debris protection for extended engine life.
All of your controls are conveniently located at your fingertips, including: key switch, choke, throttle, electric PTO switch, cup holder and fuel gauge.
The mower deck lift system makes adjusting the fabricated steel mower deck a breeze. No wrestling with heavy levers, simply push the foot pedal and move the pin to the desired cutting height.
Designed for larger commercial mowing jobs, the ZT-3200® Transaxles deliver continuous torque, smooth speed and bi-directional control.
The Contender™ is more than just a zero turn mower with a great quality of cut. Its integrated rear cargo bed† can carry tools, mulch and more and even dumps toward the rear or easy empty and rinsing capabilities. (Optional on 25/52 model).
Our innovative mulching kit reduces grass clippings and returns them to your lawn. Available for 52” and 61” mower decks. Shredder blades (sold separately) install to shred leaves with ease.
TRIPLE GRASS CATCHER
Collect grass clippings into three easy-to-empty bags for a clean finish. Available for 52” and 61” mower deck size. Capacity: 10 bushels.
ZERO TURN HEADLIGHT KIT
Use the front headlight kit for better evening visibility while cutting the grass with your zero turn mower.
Make the Contender™ a versatile zero turn mower with the addition of a rear-dumping cargo bed. Comes standard on most models. Capacity: 100 lbs†.
†100 lb. capacity, do not overload; do not carry passengers. Standard on most models. See operator's manual for details.
* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
+ 50 lb (Courier™) or 100 lb (Contender™) capacity. Do not overload, do not carry passengers. See operator’s manual for details.
** See operator’s manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Length of engine warranty coverage varies by manufacturer