Top Rated 'Small Yard' Riding Mowers Guide

If you need a riding mower for your yard, you may not be sure where to look for one. There are a lot of different mowers out there and it can be quite confusing to know which one would be best for the job in hand.

Not every mower is suitable for every garden, yard or spot of land, so you need to be sure you get the right one for the job so you have the best results you can get.

Make sure you take a good look at the range of mowers available so you have more of an idea as to which will work best for you. In order to help you get the right mower for your yard I have put together three of the best riding lawn mowers around at the time of writing, so you should be able to find something you need. 

The 7800545 LT130 AWS 46-Inch Mower by Snapper

Item weight: 500 pounds | Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (90%) | 

With a very powerful engine, the Briggs & Stratton lawn mower can be relied upon to do the job properly, thanks to the 23 horsepower that it comes with. The pedal control lets you drive the lawn mower easily, while allowing you to have full control at all times.

The anti-scalping wheels allow you to cut the grass while avoiding damage to turf that could cause you hundreds of dollars of damage and a lot of time trying to fix it. The steering is a little heavy, but it helps you to keep control at all times.

The PB195A46LT 19.5 HP Auto Transmission Lawn Tractor by Poulan Pro

Item weight: 590 pounds | Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (88%) | 

With a manual clutch and 20-inch rear tires, the Lawn Tractor by Poulan Pro may just be the right one for you. The 11 inch mid-back seat is small but comfortable so you can sit on the tractor for hours if you need to. The 1.5 gallon tank holds enough for you to use the lawn tractor for quite some time and the turning radius is not that big, which means you won’t miss much grass, and you can turn even in the smallest spots. 

The automatic transmission will let you use the Poulan Pro with ease, and the 19.5 horsepower engine means there will be enough power for you to drive this little beauty around your yard. The grass will be expelled to the right of the mower, so you don’t need to worry about emptying your mower, or getting grass clogged up in the blades.

The 13AC762F000 38-Inch 344cc 12.5 HP Powerbuilt by Yard Machines

Item weight: 450 pounds | Rating: |

This Powerbuilt riding lawnmower may be smaller than the previous two, but it’s more than capable of doing the job you need. With 7 different riding speeds, you will be able to cut the grass just as you wish, which means you will be able to get the job done without any problems. 

The 12.5 horsepower engine is sufficient if you don’t have a large yard to mow, but if you have bigger jobs, it will not let you down. The wheels are 15 x 6 (Front) and 20 x 8 (Back), and are robust enough to let you use this mower with ease. The turning circle is not very big, which means you will find it easy to use in small yards, which means you will find this mower very easy to use.

The smooth red finish and the black seat make this lawn mower stand out from many others. The front light is powerful enough for you to be seen and to see around your yard as the light fades. If you need a small riding mower that has a relatively powerful engine, this may just be the mower for you. 

Conclusion - Your Choice

When it comes to choosing the right mower for you, think about your needs. Make sure you use a riding lawn mower that’s powerful enough to do the job, but one that’s not too heavy or big for you to use with ease.

An Additional Recommendation

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