Model # RZT-S 42

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Cub Cadet RZT S 42 in. 22 HP Kohler V-Twin Dual Hydrostatic Zero-Turn Riding Mower with Steering Wheel Control
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RZT S 42 in. 22 HP Kohler V-Twin Dual Hydrostatic Zero-Turn Riding Mower with Steering Wheel Control

  • 22 HP Kohler 7000 Series twin-cylinder engine operates smoothly
  • Wheel-controlled, dual hydro transmission with mow-in-reverse
  • 42 in. cutting deck with deck wash kit included
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  • 22 HP Kohler 7000 Series twin-cylinder engine operates smoothly
  • Wheel-controlled, dual hydro transmission with mow-in-reverse
  • 42 in. cutting deck with deck wash kit included
The Cub Cadet 42 in. 22 HP Kohler V-Twin OHV Zero-Turn Riding Mower features a steering wheel instead of lap bars, so it's easier to learn and use. Its 42 in. cutting width helps mow large areas of grass to reduce mowing time, while the heavy-duty 2-blade cutting deck resists rust for long-lasting use. With a zero-turning radius, you get ultimate efficiency and control when mowing, and the automatic transmission lets you set your own pace. Even while mowing at different speeds, the dual hydrostatic transmission provides true zero-turn performance while protecting your lawn and providing unparalleled stability. For added comfort, the simplicity of gas and brake pedals matches the arrangement of a car's control and movement - simply press one pedal to go forward and the other to reverse. And, with Synchro Steer Technology, the steering wheel controls both the front wheels and the independently controlled back wheels for greater maneuverability, tracking and stability on tough terrain and steep hills.
  • 22 HP Kohler V-twin automatic OHV engine for reliable starting and exceptionally smooth, quiet operation
  • Cub Cadet signature cut smooth-arc blades, cut overlap and deep dome deck provide flawless results
  • 42 in. cutting deck mows a wide area of grass to help reduce cutting time
  • Rust-resistant, heavy-duty dual-blade cutting deck helps resist corrosion and provides your lawn with a clean-cut look
  • Zero-turning radius helps provide control and efficiency
  • Mow-in-reverse option offers ultimate flexibility to move around your lawn
  • Steel frame provides durability for long-lasting use
  • 8 cutting positions let you select cutting heights ranging from 1-1/2 in. to 4 in.
  • Travels at speeds of up to 7 MPH forward and 4 MPH in reverse for efficient mowing
  • Includes a cup holder and utility bin for convenience
  • 2.8 Gal. fuel capacity helps minimize the need for refueling
  • SmartJet deck wash system provides high-pressure water that cleans out grass and debris build-up under the deck
  • Hour meter keeps you apprised of the mower's status and maintenance schedule
  • Electronic fingertip blade engagement PTO allows for smooth operation of the deck or attachments
  • Model # 17ARCBDS056

Product Overview

The Cub Cadet 42 in. 22 HP Kohler V-Twin OHV Zero-Turn Riding Mower features a steering wheel instead of lap bars, so it's easier to learn and use. Its 42 in. cutting width helps mow large areas of grass to reduce mowing time, while the heavy-duty 2-blade cutting deck resists rust for long-lasting use. With a zero-turning radius, you get ultimate efficiency and control when mowing, and the automatic transmission lets you set your own pace. Even while mowing at different speeds, the dual hydrostatic transmission provides true zero-turn performance while protecting your lawn and providing unparalleled stability. For added comfort, the simplicity of gas and brake pedals matches the arrangement of a car's control and movement - simply press one pedal to go forward and the other to reverse. And, with Synchro Steer Technology, the steering wheel controls both the front wheels and the independently controlled back wheels for greater maneuverability, tracking and stability on tough terrain and steep hills.

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  • 22 HP Kohler V-twin automatic OHV engine for reliable starting and exceptionally smooth, quiet operation
  • Cub Cadet signature cut smooth-arc blades, cut overlap and deep dome deck provide flawless results
  • 42 in. cutting deck mows a wide area of grass to help reduce cutting time
  • Rust-resistant, heavy-duty dual-blade cutting deck helps resist corrosion and provides your lawn with a clean-cut look
  • Zero-turning radius helps provide control and efficiency
  • Mow-in-reverse option offers ultimate flexibility to move around your lawn
  • Steel frame provides durability for long-lasting use
  • 8 cutting positions let you select cutting heights ranging from 1-1/2 in. to 4 in.
  • Travels at speeds of up to 7 MPH forward and 4 MPH in reverse for efficient mowing
  • Includes a cup holder and utility bin for convenience
  • 2.8 Gal. fuel capacity helps minimize the need for refueling
  • SmartJet deck wash system provides high-pressure water that cleans out grass and debris build-up under the deck
  • Hour meter keeps you apprised of the mower's status and maintenance schedule
  • Electronic fingertip blade engagement PTO allows for smooth operation of the deck or attachments
  • Model # 17ARCBDS056

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Brand Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Toro
Ratings (159) (175) (11) (171)
Commercial / Residential Residential Residential Residential Commercial
Terrain Type Flat with Obstacles Flat with Obstacles,Hilly Flat with Obstacles Flat with Obstacles
Cutting Width 42 inches 42 inches 42 inches 42 inches
Engine Make Kohler Kohler Honda OEM Branded
Size of Yard 1/2 - 2 Acres 1/2 - 2 Acres 1/2 - 2 Acres 1/2 - 2 Acres
Deck Type Stamped Stamped Stamped Stamped
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
86 in
Assembled Height (in.)
36 in
Assembled Width (in.)
48 in
Cutting Width
42 inches
Front Wheel Size (in.)
13
Mower Deck Width
42
Rear Wheel Size (in.)
18
Turning Radius (in.)
0

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Commercial / Residential
Residential
Cutting Options
Side-Discharge
Deck Material
13 Gauge Steel
Deck Type
Stamped
Drive Type
Rear-wheel Drive
Engine Displacement (cc)
725
Engine Make
Kohler
Engine Torque (ft.-lb.)
0
Features
Cruise Control,Cup Holder,Deck cleanout,Hour Meter,Keyed start,Mulching Lawn Mower,Rust resistant deck,Zero-Turn Capable
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
2.8
Horsepower (hp)
22
Included
Engine oil
Lawn Mower Type
Zero Turn Mower
Maximum Cutting Height (in.)
4
Maximum Forward Speed (mph)
7
Maximum Reverse Speed (mph)
4
Minimum Cutting Height (in.)
1.5
Mower Size
Small
Number of Blades
2
Number of Cylinders
V-Twin
Number of Deck Wheels
2
Oil Capacity (oz.)
64
Power Type
Gas
Product Weight (lb.)
600lb
Recommended Oil Type
SAE 10W-30
Refurbished
No
Returnable
30-Day
Size of Yard
1/2 - 2 Acres
Start Type
Automatic Override
Terrain Type
Flat with Obstacles,Hilly
Transmission Type
Hydrostatic

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year / 120 hour

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
86 in
Assembled Height (in.)
36 in
Assembled Width (in.)
48 in
Cutting Width
42 inches
Front Wheel Size (in.)
13
Mower Deck Width
42
Rear Wheel Size (in.)
18
Turning Radius (in.)
0

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Commercial / Residential
Residential
Cutting Options
Side-Discharge
Deck Material
13 Gauge Steel
Deck Type
Stamped
Drive Type
Rear-wheel Drive
Engine Displacement (cc)
725
Engine Make
Kohler
Engine Torque (ft.-lb.)
0
Features
Cruise Control,Cup Holder,Deck cleanout,Hour Meter,Keyed start,Mulching Lawn Mower,Rust resistant deck,Zero-Turn Capable
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
2.8
Horsepower (hp)
22
Included
Engine oil
Lawn Mower Type
Zero Turn Mower
Maximum Cutting Height (in.)
4
Maximum Forward Speed (mph)
7
Maximum Reverse Speed (mph)
4
Minimum Cutting Height (in.)
1.5
Mower Size
Small
Number of Blades
2
Number of Cylinders
V-Twin
Number of Deck Wheels
2
Oil Capacity (oz.)
64
Power Type
Gas
Product Weight (lb.)
600lb
Recommended Oil Type
SAE 10W-30
Refurbished
No
Returnable
30-Day
Size of Yard
1/2 - 2 Acres
Start Type
Automatic Override
Terrain Type
Flat with Obstacles,Hilly
Transmission Type
Hydrostatic

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year / 120 hour

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Questions & Answers

does the lawn mower cut when you are in reverse thanks Jim in pa

Asked by: Jim
Yes, it does, but... Reach down into the metal decking around the reverse pedal and find the screws. Loosen just one to maneuver the trip switch out of the way of the reverse pedal. I know this is a safety device but it is a real PITA since it shuts off the PTO everytime you need to back up a little.
Answered by: Bobthebuilder
Date published: 2017-07-17

Does the 42" model have two or three under deck blades?

Asked by: HomeOwner
2 blades on 42"
Answered by: Bobthebuilder
Date published: 2017-07-17

Why does this lawnmower not cut in reverse?

Asked by: Betty
It does mow in reverse. From the position the key is in after mower starts, turn key back one notch then press the yellow button and red light comes on. Now blades won't go out of gear when you back up. However if you get off the mower you have to do it all over. Turn the switch back to just started position and repeat above process.
Answered by: bunky
Date published: 2017-07-18

weight

on an upslope drive with this mower has any one had any problems .I saw and test drove it at the Danville VA store .Which I think is a great idea .But I did notice that all the weight was in the back of the mower and wondered about this .I am a short women mowing 3 acres of land .I have used a troy built for years .I have a cub cadet lap bar mower that I feel I can not control well .It was my husbands and since his heart attack he cannot use .I feel bad since it only has 63 hours on it .
Asked by: sissy
There is a little bit of common sense here. I have been mowing with this mower for 3 years for lots of people. There is nothing but steep slopes and the like here. I have climbed as steep of slopes as I ever climbed with the conventional steering wheel type with the motor in front. Today I was mowing on steep side hills until I chickened out. New development and they mowed with a push mower before, I can't imagine how they stayed up there to push the mower. Front wheels won't slide down the way the did on convention type. If you are nervous about the slope stay off it is the best way. There is an excellent chance, as with any mower, you won't get a second chance if you flip it, so don't be stupid. It is like a billy goat, it would be real easy to get on to steep of slope and end in disaster. There is absolutely no way I would trade this mower for the lap or lever type. I mowed for years with the lap type.
Answered by: bunky
Date published: 2016-06-04
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Customer Reviews

RZT S 42 in. 22 HP Kohler V-Twin Dual Hydrostatic Zero-Turn Riding Mower with Steering Wheel Control is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 175.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Third time I used it, the linkage to the transmission broke. No customer service from Cub Cadet ... Third time I used it, the linkage to the transmission broke. No customer service from Cub Cadet and I am having to pay to fix it myself - so much for a warranty.
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used it for a month now. My lawn is boggy.... Used it for a month now. My lawn is boggy. Hard tractor wheels would have torn things up. The ballon tires work great. The one recommendation I have , buy the special low pressure tire gauge (0 to 20 psi). A normal car tire pressure gage doesn't have very good resolution for these tires.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful mower. Getting it out of it's crate was an adventure. Everything after that was a snap... Wonderful mower. Getting it out of it's crate was an adventure. Everything after that was a snap. It does a fine job with the grass... a real time-saver. Cut grass here never looked better.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ride on The mower is been awesome except for some clip came out of one of the pedal the other day while I was mowing but I found it and put it back in let's hope it doesn't happen again.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This zero turn mower is perfect for the 1-3 acre... This zero turn mower is perfect for the 1-3 acre residential yard. It has reduced my mowing time from 3 hours to 1 hour and the cut is even and looks professional.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I have only used it once because the right front tire came off the rim and had multiple small hol... I have only used it once because the right front tire came off the rim and had multiple small holes. I am waiting for the manufacturer to send a replacement.
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Only used it twice. Assembly was easy. Started right... Only used it twice. Assembly was easy. Started right up. Zero turn takes some getting used to. Could use more weight in front for hillier terrain.
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a great mower. Does everything as advertised. The only problem I had was the drive belt w... It's a great mower. Does everything as advertised. The only problem I had was the drive belt wasn't installed properly and I had to fix it.
Date published: 2017-04-11
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