Cub Cadet

Model # 2X 524 SWE

Internet # 202938393

Store SKU # 506578

2X 524 SWE 24 in. 208cc 2-Stage Electric Start Gas Snow Blower with Power Steering

$799.00 /each
  • Includes powerful 208 cc Cub Cadet OHV Engine
  • Single-hand operation of chute and pitch control
  • Features Power Steering for ease of use



Model # 2X 524 SWE

Internet # 202938393

Store SKU # 506578

The Cub Cadet 208cc, OHV 4-Cycle 2-Stage 24 in. gas snow blower is equipped with Zero-Turn Posi-Steer power steering which delivers effortless, single-hand turning so you can easily maneuver driveways of all shapes and sizes. The single-hand 4-way pitch and chute rotation allows you to quickly change the direction and the pitch of the snow you want to throw.

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  • 24 in. clearing width; 21 in. intake height
  • 208cc electric start Cub Cadet 4-cycle OHV engine
  • Cool blue rust-resistant, non-marking, reversible skid shoes glide along surfaces for better maneuverability
  • 6 forward 2 reverse self-propelled speeds for easy snow clearing at your pace push button electric start makes it incredibly easy to start in the tough winter conditions
  • Push button electric start makes it incredibly easy to start in the tough winter conditions
  • 4-Way pitch control and chute rotation
  • In-dash headlight allows you to clear your driveway any time of the day or night
  • 15 in. x 5 in. x-track tires provide solid traction in extreme weather conditions
  • Use with 5W-30 oil for best results, unit comes pre-filled with oil
  • Warranty is 3-year residential/1-year commercial
  • Delivered to your home, mostly assembled, simple instructions inside for attaching the handle
  • Model # 31AM53TR756
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Assembled Depth (in.) 
50 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
34 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
28 in 
Auger diameter (in.) 
Clearing Width (In.) 
24 in 
Ideal Snow Depth (In.) 
Impeller diameter (in.) 
Intake height (in.) 
Product Depth (in.) 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
Tire height (in.) 
Tire width (in.) 
Assembly Required 
CA (CARB) Compliant 
CARB Compliant 
Chute rotation turning radius (Deg) 
Clearing Surface Type 
Gravel/ Paved 
Clearing tool included 
Drive System 
Self Propelled 
Engine Displacement (cc) 
Engine Make 
OEM Branded 
Engine Type 
4-cycle OHV 
Engine torque (ft.-lb.) 
Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 
Number of Forward Speeds 
Number of Reverse Speeds 
Oil capacity (oz.) 
Product Weight (lb.) 
240 lb 
Recommended Oil type 
Rust Resistant 
Snow Blower Features 
Headlight,Skid Shoes 
Snow Blower Usage 
Snow Equipment Product Type 
Two Stage Gas Snow Blower 
Start Type 
Uneven with Obstacles 
Wheel Drive 
Type of Snow 
Heavy, Wet 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
No Certifications or Listings 
Manufacturer Warranty 
3-year limited residential & 1-year limited commercial 


Brand: Cub Cadet
Snow Equipment Product Type: Two Stage Gas Snow Blower
Price: $700 - $800
Review Rating: 4 & Up
Engine Make: OEM Branded
Traction: Wheel Drive
Clearing Surface Type: Gravel/ Paved


Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 212 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Blizzard Worthy Unpacked from crate sitting in cold garage for two months. Gassed up, adjusted choke, and started after a few pulls. This ate up 16" of heavy snow in an extra wide, 245 ' driveway. First gear went through the meat of it slow but sure. Third gear goes through 2 - 3 " without issue. * Sips gas. Went through close to two feet of snow - one tank = solid hour of usage. * All downhill followed by all uphill. Pulls strong - not too fast in heavy snow on F1. Perfect for 3" clean ups on F3 speed. This unit seriously throws snow! 40-50 ' is not an exaggeration! Oddly, the chute does not turn as far to the right as I'd like. My only wish is that it turned to the 3 O'clock position. Highly recommended. January 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Cub Cadet 2X 524 SWE Snow Blower - Blizzard 2016 I was eye balling this snow thrower since October 2015. Thinking this might be the Winter I can put shoveling an entire driveway in my rear view. Since we didn't get so much as a snow flurry all season I had given up on the idea. But then Winter Storm Jonas came up on everyone’s radar - it was going to be big. The assembly was pretty straight forward. The owners manuals offers concise direction for unboxing and getting your blizzard ready snow blower out in the elements. The Cub Cadet 2x 524 SWE is rated for 12” inches of snow. Albeit, by the time I got the garage door open Blizzard 2016 had already dumped 26’’ inches of snow on my doorstep. This video ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4454N3ezpxs&feature=youtu.be ) contain excerpts of the Cub Cadet steadily throwing snow from my drive which took about thirty minutes once I got used turning on a dime working its many functions on the dashboard. Upon completion I moved on to clear four of my neighbors driveways (not shown), while another four inches of snow had accumulated. The Cub Cadet ended the afternoon having devoured 30” inch tall slices with each pass. The six inches that fell since the dog I thawed out will have to wait until tomorrow. But at least I will get another opportunity this Winter season to take my new toy around the block and save my lower back for gardening in the Spring. January 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A "Beast" of a Snow Blower I decided last year to buy a snow blower because I was tired of shoveling snow. Our driveway is roughly 100 ft. long, in addition to that there is a parking pad and front walkway. After a little research, I settled on the Cub Cadet 524. The promo on the 524 stated that it is rated for 12 inches of snow, which I considered would be fine for this area. Well, on Jan. 23, 2016 we got hit with 24 to 36 inches of snow! It was my first time using this little beast of a snow blower and it handled that snow like it was nothing! It is an impressive machine and greatly exceeded its' advertised rating. I finished my driveway in no time and was able to assist some of my neighbors. With this much snow, the only thing it needed was chains on the wheels to assist with traction. Fantastic Snow Blower. January 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Work Horse My only difficulty - getting the thing uncrated. . . and that's not a complaint. The Cub was in one piece. Assembly instructions were clear. Had it together and running in about 30 min. Our first snow was about 9" of a heavy wet mess; this baby churned thru with little effort, never clogging once. The various drive gear selections helped when throwing that mess at the end of the driveway into my neighbors yard (just kidding), but my neighbor was thankful when I headed over to help finish their driveway. I thought (wrongly) that the light and power steering were silly options. . . thankfully the applications design team know more about what is a must when clearing a driveway after a long day at work (& with never operating a snow thrower - the lady of the house already had the drive cleared). January 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Look out Mr. Sno-man, I'm going to win with my new, powerful snowblower! When my snowblower arrived, it was after once of our largest snow storms to-date. After approx. 3 weeks, I started my new assistant up and let me tell you, I could've used it during out 1st snow storm this year! It works just as the overview, specs and other reviewers have stated...it's a TOP-shelf quality of a machine!! This is my first snowblower and my back thanks me! i found myself on our recent snow storm wanting to plow all of my neighbors and their driveways!! Don't let this Cub machine get away from you, it's a great deal and the snow blows so powerful, I'm thinking about buying a canopy. It's great!! December 21, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great purchase! I bought this machine right before the January 2016 Blizzard in Philadelphia. In many cases the snow was waist deep and this machine powered right through it. I ran premium gas in it and had no problem starting it or having it bog down in the deep snow. I ended up clearing 8 driveways for friends and neighbors and everyone wanted to know where they could get one of these. The only negative would be the reverse is too slow. January 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great machine, Great value This the second Cub Cadet snowblower I've purchased in the the 4 years. The first one is doing just fine, and with the addition of a second machine it should make snow removal at our vacation home much easier. The power steering is a great feature, and the engine has more than enough power to move the heaviest snow. October 13, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Snow Insurance We bought this snowblower a week after the first snowfall of the season. Now it hasn't snowed for over a month. Excellent quality, easy to assemble, starts easily... just can't wait to use it. December 15, 2015
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