Top 10 Best Self Propelled Lawn Mowers of 2016 – Reviews

A well-maintained lawn starts with a quality lawn mower, everybody knows that. Some people see mowing the lawn as somewhat of a ritual, but without the proper tools, it can quickly turn into a nuisance. A good lawn mower will perform its tasks without slagging, slowing down, or breaking down every five minutes, issues that have plagued lawn mowers for years.

Another issue is the time-consuming nature of mowing the lawn, especially if you have a fairly large one to attend to. Thankfully, high-end lawn mowers suffer from none of these issues, although they sometimes cost more than what most people are willing to spend. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a list of the ten self propelled lawn mowers that are just as good as they are affordable for you to choose from.

10Earthwise 60120

amazon buttonThis single lever weight-controlled cordless electric lawn mower is extremely easy to maneuver due to its slim design. Due to the fact that it features a comfort V handle with cushion grip and soft touch operation features, it is also quite comfortable, even when used for long periods of time. Thanks to its handle-mounted safety blade control and safety key, there is no chance for it to cut anything that it wasn’t supposed to. Overall, this compact electric lawn mower is perfect for people with small lawns to attend to.

9EGO 20 in. 56-Volt Lithium-ion 3-in-1 Cordless Lawn Mower

amazon buttonThis particular lawn mower emits 20% less noise than any conventional gas-powered mower, which is a great asset for anyone with easily-disturbed neighbors. It has a 20-inch deck that reduces the number of passes needed to mow the lawn considerably, while its led headlights allow you to mow the lawn at any time of the day. Also, it is a compact, foldable mower that can be stored almost anywhere.


amazon buttonThanks to its IntelliCut mowing technology, the WG782 from Worx allows you to cut grass at a surprisingly fast speed. It also features a special mulching blade designed to chop up clippings much better than regular blades. Its other features include a 3-in-1 mulching technology, bagging capabilities, and a push-button starting for added comfort. Interestingly enough, it also features adjustable mowing height capabilities that allow you to rise the blades anywhere between 1.8 and 3.3 inches.

7Black & Decker CM1836

amazon buttonThe CM1836 from Back & Decker is a cordless electric lawn mower with an integrated 36V battery that operates the mower for several hours at respectable standards. It also produces no emissions whatsoever, which is a great plus as far as lawn mowers go. Furthermore, it features a 1-touch adjustment feature that allows you to change mowing height on all four wheels at the same time, a rear bag assembly, a mulch plug, and a safety key.

6Husqvarna 5521P

amazon buttonPowered by a Briggs & Stratton 140cc engine, this gas-fueled lawn mower will cut through almost any type of vegetation in a timely fashion. It has a compact 21-inch cutting design, sustained by 8-inch front wheels and its 12-inch rear wheels that give it great stability at all times. Like other self-propelled lawn mowers in its class, it too features 3-in-1 cutting capabilities with side discharge, mulch, and rear bag.

5Lawn-Boy 10732

amazon buttonUsing a high-end rear wheel drive system with great traction, this particular lawn mower can be used on uneven terrain if needed without any concerns that it will stall or deviate off course at any time. It also has a 2-point height-of-cut system that allows its operator to adjust its cutting height according to the size and type of the grass. We should point out that it draws its strength from a powerful gas-powered Kohler 149cc engine which ensures that it will perform its tasks on any terrain for hours on end.

4Black & Decker CM1936

amazon buttonThis cordless electric lawn mower can cut lawns up to 1/3 acres, or even larger if there are power sources nearby. We say this because it has a 36V battery that can run out at any time when mowing larger lawns. Even so, this maneuverable mower has a 19-inch deck and weights about 72 lbs, meaning that you can carry it around with ease of needed. The 2-year warranty it comes with is also a big plus as far as lawn mowers go.

3Husqvarna 7021P

amazon buttonEquipped with a strong Honda 160cc Honda GVC engine, this self propelled lawn mowers will go through sizeable lawns like a hot knife through butter. This being said, its compact design recommends it for smaller lawns, which is why it only features a 21-inch cutting surface. It features an adjustable handle for a more ergonomic operation and a 3-in-1 cutting system with a mulch, a rear bag, and a side discharge capacity.

2Black & Decker SPCM1936

amazon buttonSimilar to the CM1936, this slightly larger lawn mower also features a 35-volt removable battery, but a much stronger engine. It uses a variable speed self-propelled system that allows you to be in full control of its mowing speed at all times, and a cordless design that ensures a much greater maneuverability. Furthermore, thanks to its lightweight polymer cutting deck, you can rest assured that it will handle wet grass without the risk of rusting.

1GreenWorks 25302 Twin Force G-MAX

amazon buttonThe 25302 Twin Force from GreenWorks features a G-MAX 40V Li-Ion battery system designed to power multiple tools at the same time, ensuring a thorough and time-saving lawn-mowing experience. It has a 20-inch cutting deck that uses an innovative Smart Cut technology, a technology that adjusts its cutting speed according to grass thickness. Also, its dual blades offer superior mulching and bagging capabilities while its automatic battery switchover ensures that you’ll be able to get hours of mowing out of it with a single charge.