Ride-on Mowers

  • Electronic fuel injection for quick sure starts
  • Heavy-duty welded frame
  • Four-wheel drive for optimum traction in any use and ground condition


Engine is smooth running and reliable V-twin liquid-cooled design

The 25.5-hp (19-kW) liquid-cooled V-twin engine has a large 45.5-cu in. (745-cc) displacement to provide plenty of power and torque for excellent performance in any operating condition. The one-piece hood is hinged to open for convenient engine service.

Key engine features include:

  • Liquid cooling for longer engine life; quieter operation and improved fuel economy
  • V-twin cylinder design for smoother running and easier starting.

A large 19.7-L capacity fuel tank holds enough fuel for extended operation between refills.

54-in. (137-cm) and 60-in. (152-cm) Edge™ High-Capacity (HC) Mower Decks are heavy duty

A deep-deck design of 5.5 in. (14 cm) delivers excellent airflow so material can be processed quickly and efficiently. The deck is stamped from 9-gauge, 0.15-in. (3.8-mm) steel and has welded-on reinforcement at the bottom edge for extra strength and durability.
The high-performance mulching attachment provides excellent mulching performance.

Four-year or 700-hour bumper-to-bumper warranty is standard

An exclusive 4-year or 700-hour (whichever comes first), single-source, bumper-to-bumper warranty* is standard for all John Deere X700 Series Tractors.

Hydrostatic four-wheel drive (4WD) with Twin Touch™ control gives superior traction and easy operation

Twin Touch foot pedals control the speed and direction of travel:
  • Automotive-type accelerator control for easy operation
  • Twin Touch design that allows operator to change direction without lifting foot off platform

Cruise control is standard equipment.

The transmission oil cooler is standard equipment.

The full-time 4WD front axle provides a superior combination of traction and maneuverability.

Operator station is comfortable and convenient

The tilt steering wheel can be adjusted for optimum operator comfort.

Optional air-ride suspension seat.

12-V outlet located for the convenience of connecting a variety of electrical and electronic equipment:

Headlights and taillights provide good visibility
  • Standard 37-W halogen headlights provide excellent nighttime visibility.
  • Large automotive-type taillights enhance the tractor’s appearance and safety.
  • Headlights, taillights, and rear work lights are easily operated with a single dash-mounted switch.

Instruments and controls are easy to find and use

The instrument display has the look and feel of a modern automobile.
  • Hour meter makes it easy to tell when oil changes and other maintenance should be performed.
  • A tachometer graphically displays engine speed.

Cruise control

Power steering is standard equipment. It provides effortless, automotive-like control.

Modern styling has a functional design

John Deere Signature Series are the very best mowing tractors available and can also handle a wide range of other yard care chores, such as snow removal, lawn cleanup, and landscaping work. These heavy-duty tractors include models with two-wheel drive (2WD) and four-wheel drive (4WD), two- and four-wheel steering, and even a model with full-time 4WD and four-wheel steering.

Full-length welded steel frame

Front receiver hitch

Optional drawbar/ball mount and hitch ball.

The 4WD tractors use heavy-duty cast and machined front spindle and wheel motor assemblies for durability and long life.


Thoughtful designs promote safe operation and convenient service

The hydrostatic transmission foot pedals must be in neutral, with brake depressed, PTO disengaged, and the ignition key used, before the tractor will start.

The one-piece hood opens easily to permit checking and servicing the engine.

If necessary to do more extensive service, the hood can easily be completely removed without tools.

48-in. (122-cm) Accel Deep™ Mower Deck cuts clean and is versatile

Deep mower-deck stamping gives excellent cut quality. It allows the cut and suspended material room to exit the deck without getting recut:
  • Clean flow of material out of discharge area prevents cut material from interfering with cutting the incoming grass, making it possible for the blades to cut incoming material cleanly.