John Deere unveils first electric zero-turn lawn mower for the residential market
It seems like every day more and more lawn care companies are entering the electric market. Now, John Deere introduces the Z370R electric ZTrak mower. We're looking at how this John Deere battery powered residential zero turn will benefit the homeowner market.
- 42" Mower Deck
- Mows up to 2 acres per charge
- Cutting Height: 1.25 – 4.5 inches
- 7 MPH max forward speed
- 3.2 kWh battery
Starting with the performance features, this John Deere Electric Zero-Turn Mower has a 42-inch cutting deck. The deck is 4.97 inches deep with a large dump chute that prevents clippings from being re-cut, reducing power consumption. Your cutting height varies from 1.25" to 4.5" with 11 0.25" height increments in between.
It was John Deere's first battery-powered lawn mower. Its 3.2kWh battery has 40% more capacity than the competition and lets you mow up to 2 acres on a single charge.
John Deere tells us that this zero-turn mower has a maximum forward speed of 7 MPH. Conversely, you can travel at 3.5 MPH.
John Deere Battery Powered Residential Zero Turn Design
- Length: 75.4 inches
- Width (with mower): 50.4 inches
- Height: 43.3 inches
- Weight: 490 lbs
- The battery has an IP66 rating for protection against water and dust
- Rear battery cover provides additional protection
- Mower frame made of heavy-duty formed and welded steel
- Onboard charging with extension cord and 110V grounded outlet
- Large LCD screen to display battery level and mowing mode
When designing this mower, John Deere gave it many of the same features as its pneumatic ZT to ensure a similarly robust design. It has an overall length of 75.4 inches and weighs 490 pounds.
The battery is IP66 rated for water and dust resistance, and the rear battery cover provides additional protection. Since the battery is onboard rather than removable, charging is done onboard via an extension cord and a 110V grounded outlet.
The control panel is located to the right of the operator's seat and features a large LCD screen that shows battery level and mowing mode.
John Deere Battery Powered Home Zero Turnover Price
Pricing for this electric lawn mower starts at $6,399. It includes a 3-year/200-hour warranty on the mower and a 5-year/200-hour warranty on the battery.