Lowes 521688 | Husqvarna 24-HP Hydrostatic 48 Inch Riding Lawn Mower

Shopping for a riding mower requires more than just looking at price tags and warranties. If you need a riding mower take a look at the  Lowes 521688 Husqvarna Riding Lawn Mower.  If your yard is 1/2 acre or larger, you may be able to save a lot of time and effort by using a riding mower or lawn tractor. These machines enable you to cover wide swaths of ground quickly and efficiently, reducing the amount of time you spend working in your yard so you can increase your time enjoying it.
Husqvarna riding mowers are geared for mowing large lawns and have optional rear baggers and carts.  I would absolutely recommend this rider as top of the line versus the competition considering size, engine, and price.  Compares to John Deere D140 and Troy Bilt XP Super Bronco XP 8482 models.

This Husqvarna provides a 48-inch cutting width, 1.5- to 4-inch cutting height, and six cutting height increments. Additionally, it also offers an easily accessible fender-mounted cutting height adjustment and spring-assisted cutting deck. It’s powered by a 24 HP, two-cylinder Briggs & Stratton Intek engine that provides longer life for the most demanding jobs. The engine also offers full-pressure lubrication, an advanced debris management system, and a mechanical compression release for reliable starting.

The pedal-operated hydrostatic transmission produces a smooth speed and direction control and offers separate pedals for forward and reverse. It also offers a convenient, efficient cruise control function that ensures the tractor keeps an even speed, even if the lawn is undulating or sloping. This riding lawn mower also features Husqvarna’s Air Induction mowing technology, where air is drawn from the top and bottom of the deck to improve grass lift and deliver a more consistent cut as well as better grass clipping discharge.

YTH24V48Fr 24-HP V-Twin Hydrostatic 48-in Riding Lawn Mower

  • Hi-speed hydrostatic fast transmission allows for operating speeds over 7 MPH
  • Reinforced 3-blade armor protected deck with steel plating and 10-year limited warranty
  • Briggs and Stratton 24-HP engine. Power and convenience with no choke required
  • Includes high back seat with armrests and deluxe comfort steering wheel
  • Cast iron front axle provides heavy duty support and  back by 5-year limited warranty

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TypeRiding lawn mower
Engine Horsepower (HP)24.0
Engine Displacement (Cu. Centimeters)724.0
Engine Torque (Ft/Lbs)N/A
Cutting Range/Yard Size (Acres)2-3
Recommended for Terrain TypeHilly
Cut Width (Inches)48.0
Number of Blades3.0
Engine BrandBriggs & Stratton
Engine TypeV-twin
Transmission TypeFoot pedal hydrostatic
Blade Engagement Type (PTO)Electric
Fuel Capacity (Gallons)3.0
Warranty3-year limited
Cruise ControlYes
Oil Filter TypeSpin-on
Hour Meter TypeMeter with service reminder
Front AxleCast iron
Seat TypeHigh-back with arm rests
Turning Radius (Inches)16.0
Grease FittingsYes
Number of Deck/Anti-Scalp Wheels4.0

Lowe’s Extended Protection Plans

Lowes lets you enhance your purchase beyond the Manufacturer’s Warranty for the brand names you know and trust. Purchase extra protection for your products for years beyond the manufacturer’s limited warranty. Lowe’s Extended Protection Plan.

3-Year Outdoor Power Equipment Extended Protection Plan $199.97

  • Parts and labor are covered 100% on qualified repairs for the full 3 years
  • For products $800 and over, including riding mowers, pick up, repair, and return the product
  • 35% reimbursement for select riding mower parts used for preventative maintenance, up to a maximum of $500
  • If  Outdoor Power Equipment requires a fourth repair for the same failure within a 12-month period Lowes will replace it
  • Lowe’s Outdoor Power Equipment plans start the day of purchase
  • No hassles, deductibles or hidden fees

The right riding mower makes taking care of your lawn easier and helps you maintain a healthy lawn. The recommended 9 bushel bagger, Lowes item 533422, can be purchased for $299. If you have a large landscape, a riding lawn mower might be the best choice. The Lowes 521688 Husqvarna mower is a great value and should be among your top considerations when shopping for a riding lawn mower.

By Victoria Stone
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