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Model # HRX217K5VKA

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21 in. Variable Speed Self-Propelled 4-in-1 Lawn Mower with Select Drive Control

$599.00 /each
  • Virtually indestructible deck: no rust, dents, or corrosion
  • Mulch, bag, rear discharge, or leaf shred with no tools!
  • Twin blades for superior cut quality, mulching, and bagging

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Model # HRX217K5VKA

Internet # 205494644

Store SKU # 1000957175

Whether one wishes to mulch, bag or discharge their grass, the HRX217K5VKA is a top performer. It’s packed with features, like Honda’s exclusive NeXite deck, Micro-Cut Twin Blades and the versatile 4-in-1 Versamow System with Clip Director. With all of this, combined with Honda’s exclusive variable speed Select Drive, this mower will make your lawn look great while maximizing your comfort, control and convenience.

  • Choose your speed with Honda exclusive select drive: one can easily adjust the mower’s speed to your stride by rotating the speed adjust dial, followed by engaging the select drive lever for intuitive speed control with maximum comfort and convenience
  • Honda’s revolutionary versamow system with clip director allows you to mulch, bag, discharge and shred leaves - or even a combination of mulching and bagging simultaneously, simply slide the convenient clip director knob to choose how much grass is bagged or mulched, no tools or costly attachments are needed
  • Honda’s exclusive micro-cut twin blades use four cutting surfaces that result in ultra-fine clippings for superior mulching and more clippings per bag, the end result is a perfect cut with less time spent emptying the bag, meaning less work for you
  • HRX’s 21 in. deck is made with NeXite, this highly impact-resistant material does not dent, rust, or corrode, it’s so durable that it comes with a lifetime warranty
  • Easy-starting, fuel efficient, and powerful, Honda premium residential GCV190 engines are legendary for providing years of reliable service, all Honda lawn mower engines are certified to meet 50-state EPA and CARB emission standards

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Dimensions
Assembled Depth (in.) 
24 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
18.37 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
24 in 
Blade Length (In.) 
21 
Front wheel size (in.) 
Rear wheel size (in.) 
Size of Yard 
1/2 - 1 Acre 
Details
Assembly Required 
Yes 
CA (CARB) Compliant 
CARB Compliant 
Cutting Options 
Bag,Mulch 
Cutting Width (in.) 
21 
Drive type 
Rear-wheel Drive 
Engine Displacement (cc) 
190 
Engine Make 
Honda 
Features 
Adjustable Handlebar,Bagger,Foldable handle,Mulching Capable 
Fuel Type 
Gas 
Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 
.25 
Included 
Bag Kit,Engine oil 
Lawn Mower Type 
Self Propelled Mower 
Maximum cutting height (in.) 
Minimum cutting height (in.) 
.75 
Mower Size Type 
Standard 
Mulching Capability 
Yes 
Number of Blades 
Number of adjustable handlebar positions 
Oil capacity (oz.) 
12 
Power Type 
Gas 
Product Weight (lb.) 
88 lb 
Reconditioned 
No 
Refurbished 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Start Type 
Pull 
Terrain 
Sloped with Obstacles 
Walk Behind Mower Type 
Self Propelled 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 

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Price: $500 - $600
Size of Yard: 1/2 - 1 Acre
Cutting Width (in.): 21
Power Type: Gas
Drive type: Rear-wheel Drive
Start Type: Pull
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How bad does wet grass stick to under side of deck?

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July 5, 2015
I have a 3yr old steel deck Honda mower and if there is any moisture in the grass at all it builds on the bottom of the deck bad and has to be cleaned out sometimes even before I finish cutting the whole lawn
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Bellingham, WA
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May 8, 2016
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Badly! That's not even close to a strong enough word, though! It doesn't mulch, it just collects the grass clippings, mushes them up and stores them above the blades until it just can't hold any more.
I live in the Pacific Northwest where the grass is wet even when it's not wet and this thing collects grass like no other mower I've ever operated. It is truly terrible if you are mowing anything over Read More
Badly! That's not even close to a strong enough word, though! It doesn't mulch, it just collects the grass clippings, mushes them up and stores them above the blades until it just can't hold any more.
I live in the Pacific Northwest where the grass is wet even when it's not wet and this thing collects grass like no other mower I've ever operated. It is truly terrible if you are mowing anything over about 3/4" tall. It clumps, produces little grass balls and tubes and eventually packs up the entire underside of this mower. God forbid you miss a weekend of mowing and have to mow more than a week's growth! And for the record, 3/4" of grass is about 2-3 day's growth here in the PNW in the spring.
I'm selling mine after one season's use. Read Less
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Ashland, KY
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May 2, 2016
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Grass does not stick to the deck - that was the primary reason I purchased this model, that and I didn't want to have to deal was the eventual rust build up. Recently, after a moist cutting session, I turned the unit over to clean it and was amazed that it looked brand new with no clippings anywhere - simply amazing!
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Ashland, KY
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May 2, 2016
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On my composite deck unit, after a rather 'moist' cutting session, I actually turned the unit over to see how bad it was and to clean anything up - to my amazement, it actually looked brand new and totally clean and clipping free under the deck - this was a primary reason to purchase the composite deck version (that and not having to worry about rust).
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April 3, 2016
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One tip to mowing wet grass is spraying Rain X on the underside of the deck prior to mowings.
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September 21, 2015
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I live in Louisiana, I know wet grass. Not a problem ever. Engine and blade system somewhat self clean IMO. Never had issues with this over 5 summers of use.
1) Cut more often
2) Buy the 1.90CC higher power mower
3) I have the mulch system with 2 blades and it eliminates that problem for me, never experienced since ownership. I love when my grass get high just so I can MTSD.
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Oregon
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July 19, 2015
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I use the plastic deck, and most of the "issue" is clearing the throat leading tot he grass catcher, which is easy to do, WHEN THE MOWER IS OFF
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Howell, Michigan
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July 7, 2015
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John:
Yes, a clogged mowing deck can really affect the mowing capability of the mower. I have the HRX series mower with the Nexite deck which cleans up very easily. I will say this and it has to do with all mowers. Mowing the grass when it is wet creates a series of problems. First, it is very hard on the plant material itself. Second, and this is always hard to believe, the wet grass will dull a blade
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Yes, a clogged mowing deck can really affect the mowing capability of the mower. I have the HRX series mower with the Nexite deck which cleans up very easily. I will say this and it has to do with all mowers. Mowing the grass when it is wet creates a series of problems. First, it is very hard on the plant material itself. Second, and this is always hard to believe, the wet grass will dull a blade very quickly. Third, the resistance provided by the wet grass is much greater than dry grass, so the wet grass places increased strain on the engine of the mower. So, mowing while the turf is wet is not good ever. HOWEVER, we don't always have the option of waiting for drier conditions before we mow. So, in such cases, increase the height of the mowing deck which will less the resistance on the mower and allow the grass to exit the deck chute more freely. Professional turf managers try hard to follow the rule that you never want to cut less than 1/3 the total height of the turf blade. You will have to mow more, but your lawn will look far better plus the wear and tear on your mower will be greatly deminshed.
On a added note, this Spring I replaced my 18 year old Honda, 21 inch HRS mower which had the metal deck. I found that if I kept the deck clean, it would mower so much better. So, my normal deck cleaning was after every fourth mowing and I made sure that it was shiny clean each time. At the end of each mowing season, I would always clean the deck thoroughly and then wax, that is right, wax the deck with some good car wax that I would always have at the end of the warm weather season. That worked very well for me for all the years that I had that mower. Another point is make sure that your blade(s) are SHARP! For the old mower, I always had three blades for it. Two regular and one mulching blades. I would change my blade, as needed, which would be every eight weeks. That allows the mowers to cut the blade easier and cleaner for quicker expulsion out the chute. I hope that this is helpful. Have a good day! Dick Read Less
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Thanks, yeah I try cutting it when its dry, however we have been seeing alot of rain lately.
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The composite, NeXite material used on all HRX mower decks is indeed less "sticky" with wet grass than regular steel decks. In a side-by-side comparison, you'd see a considerable difference. However, extremely tall, thick, and soaking-wet grass *will* stick and collect in and around any mower deck. Every lawn and moisture level is different. Obviously, mowing when the grass is drier will help a great Read More
The composite, NeXite material used on all HRX mower decks is indeed less "sticky" with wet grass than regular steel decks. In a side-by-side comparison, you'd see a considerable difference. However, extremely tall, thick, and soaking-wet grass *will* stick and collect in and around any mower deck. Every lawn and moisture level is different. Obviously, mowing when the grass is drier will help a great deal. -Robert@Honda Read Less
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Do I have to use the bag or if I don't will the grass blow all over me

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Remove the bag, then move the cutting mower green knob from BAG to MULCH. Typically the mower ejects to the left side while mowing when selecting the bag mode of operation with the bag not in use. The mulch setting will leave the grass underfoot but otherwise ok. The rear discharge makes it easier to mow around corners while cutting in and around objects.
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No you do not need to use the bag. If you look at the back the clip director will be down when the bag is off. This directs the clippings down behind the mower. If you are mulching, the clippings will not even go into the clip director.
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Ashland, KY
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NO, you DO NOT have to use the clipping bag attachment. I set my unit to the 'Full Mulch' position and the way the blades are designed, it actually chops up all the clippings and so far, I haven't seen those traditional clipping lines on one side or the other - even with longer than normal grass heights.
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SweetJames: No, just set the bag aside, the move the green Clip Director to either MULCH or BAG. When set to BAG, the curved, deep design of the rear door door is what curves and aims the clipping down onto the lawn and away from you. . -Robert@Honda
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Kirkland WA
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May 1, 2016
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No bag required. I used the mulch function and it works great to grind it up and drop it on the lawn.
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Englewood FL
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May 1, 2016
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That would be the mulching feature, trimmings are deposited back into the lawn. Nothing is blown back at you. There is a cover that prevents this from happening
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May 1, 2016
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The mower has a sliding handle that allows you to choose "bag" or "mulch" and several grades in between. If you don't want to bag, you just set it on mulch. As well, if you choose to mulch and don't want to leave the bag attached, just remove it. There is a flap that guards against any stuff flying around, but I will just tell you that when it's on mulch, the stuff stays very well contained in the mower Read More
The mower has a sliding handle that allows you to choose "bag" or "mulch" and several grades in between. If you don't want to bag, you just set it on mulch. As well, if you choose to mulch and don't want to leave the bag attached, just remove it. There is a flap that guards against any stuff flying around, but I will just tell you that when it's on mulch, the stuff stays very well contained in the mower body before being deposited on to the ground. The flap seems to be there only for the bagging process, making sure everything goes in the bag. It's a really great machine. Read Less
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Is this mower easy to assemble?

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Ashland, KY
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May 23, 2016
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The mower comes 'pre-assembled'; all you need to do is add is the oil (which is supplied); you will have to slip the bag cover over the bag frame, but that is pretty straightforward. Also, to connect the clipping bag to the mower is super easy.
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Very easy to assemble. Just put up the handle to comfort level and the pins lock in place.
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Maine
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October 27, 2015
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Yes - It essentially comes assembled. You take it out of the box, fold up the handle and that is about it. NOTE: it does not come with oil in the engine, but oil is included. You must add the oil before attempting to start.
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Doesn't get any easier, Home depot sells it assembled and ready for service and will start the mower before you leave the store to insure mower is performing as expected.
But, just in case you are ordering it, It would be easy for me because I and old & know my way around mechanics, my wife doesn't mess with yard or mechanics so I better be good at this kind of stuff, lol. I assume it is pretty easy Read More
Doesn't get any easier, Home depot sells it assembled and ready for service and will start the mower before you leave the store to insure mower is performing as expected.
But, just in case you are ordering it, It would be easy for me because I and old & know my way around mechanics, my wife doesn't mess with yard or mechanics so I better be good at this kind of stuff, lol. I assume it is pretty easy though without ever doing it. Read Less
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Yes. There really isn't a lot of assembly. Unfold from box. The bag needs to be assemled. Very easy though.
You will need help getting it in and out of your vehicle. a little heavy.
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July 29, 2015
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Yes. cut down the sides of the box and avoid the lifting. It unfolds and is ready to use. Catch bag slips together, look at the pictures to get the frame right, I reversed it the first time and the bag didn't fit- that was my clue to go back and look at the instructions!
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Hi Donna: Yes, just remove from the carton, Fold up handlebars, removing protective plastic, add oil (included) and fresh gasoline. Done. No tools required. -Robert@Honda
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How hard is it to clean under the mower deck as it has no hose attachment like some other brands?

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The deck attachments on some mowers simply don't work very well, my Toro had one and I used it one time.
When finished mowing turn gas valve off and run to almost dry. Then simply tip mover up on two wheels and rinse. I do it after every use. Simple.
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September 21, 2015
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I seldom do this because I have the composite plastic deck. But I have washed it and simply tilt the mover to the side opposite the carb and wash away. This just isn't a problem to me though. This mower is powerful and will more often than not strip off and grass that may adhere to the upper deck.
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Let engine cool. Turn off fuel line. Turn on it side fuel cap up. Only wash the bottom of the deck.
Engine must be cleaned by hand. I use my air compressor to blow most of the stuff off and then use a damp rag for the engine.
After cleaning, start mower and let it reach operating temperature. 3-5 minutes.
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After 10 mowings of about an hour in time each, I turned my new mower on its side as outlined in the owners manual. Basically opposite the side on which the gas tank is placed. I found that with the Nexite deck material, very little grass was sticking to the deck surface. This is most likely because I waxed the entire mower, including the under side of the deck before using it the first time. I have Read More
After 10 mowings of about an hour in time each, I turned my new mower on its side as outlined in the owners manual. Basically opposite the side on which the gas tank is placed. I found that with the Nexite deck material, very little grass was sticking to the deck surface. This is most likely because I waxed the entire mower, including the under side of the deck before using it the first time. I have always done this with new mowers and found through the years that the decks stay clean longer and with less grass sticking to the underside of the deck. I don't see any problem in thoroughly cleaning the deck with a hose. I am confident that the engineers took that into consideration when the designed the unit. I would start the mower after washing it so that the unit would be dry when I placed it in storage, especially at the end of the mowing season. Once you have it shiny clean, spend a few minutes waxing the unit a good coat of automobile wax will keep your mower looking and working better. Plus, it will lessen the frequency between your need for future cleanings. I hope that this is helpful! Read Less
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Tipping the mower over on its side will offer far, far better cleaning than just hooking up a hose. You'll be able to see exactly where clipping, dirt, mud, etc. are and rinse them away easily. You should do this each time you mow to avoid a build-up of material under the deck. Be sure to remove the spark plug cap and tilt the Honda mower with the LEFT wheels up and RIGHT wheels down. -Robert@Honda
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Madison, AL
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July 19, 2015
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Turn the mower on its side (fuel cap up). Wrap a plastic grocery bag over the air filter/carburetor. Hose off the lower mower deck being careful not to spray water on any of the upper deck. Leave it on its side for awhile to dry. I do this every time I mow.
My old Toro had the hose attachment for cleaning the lower deck but I never used it because it didn't do an adequate job.
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July 19, 2015
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It is all easily reachable if you tip the handle down and expose the underside of the deck, mostly the grass gets stuck in the throat leading to the grass catcher, so is easy to clear, IF YOU TURN THE MOWER OFF (!!!!!!!) FIRST . . otherwise my experience is that plastic deck or metal deck, wet grass is a just a pain in the grass, and the spray of the water isn't an end all solution either, I don't even Read More
It is all easily reachable if you tip the handle down and expose the underside of the deck, mostly the grass gets stuck in the throat leading to the grass catcher, so is easy to clear, IF YOU TURN THE MOWER OFF (!!!!!!!) FIRST . . otherwise my experience is that plastic deck or metal deck, wet grass is a just a pain in the grass, and the spray of the water isn't an end all solution either, I don't even bother using the water on our other mower, a rider that sees far more grass goo than this one . . Read Less
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Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Mower Recently purchased this Honda mower so it's only been used a few times. Despite the price, this is a great quality machine compared to others in the same category. Set up was very easy and like many of the other reviewers, started on the first pull. The Select Drive and mulching are great. I have a large back yard and teetered on deciding on a small riding lawn mower, but this Honda makes quick and easy work of it. I attached a few pictures to show the size yard I'm talking about. May 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best mower I have ever owned So I have owned two Toro mowers in the past. Both single blade 20 or 21 inch mowers. Both with assisted drive to help you push. But this Honda, with its overlapping dual blade and powerful self-propelled drive is the best I have ever used (compared with the Toro). My old mower had front wheel drive, the Honda has rear wheel drive. While I pop a wheelie sometimes starting off it has plenty of power to push itself up steep hills. Realize I have a new blade but the cut is just fantastic. My old mowers used to pull/cut the grass and mulch function did not render small cuts. This Honda makes excellent cuts without "pulling" the grass and the mulch function renders small blades of grass. For example, with the Toro I had to empty the bag after one trip around the yard. With the Honda, between cutting grass finer and the way the rear bag is designed, two trips ... could have even gone 1/2 more!! So much less stopping and empting the bag. Starting is easy, one pull and it oscillates a little as the auto choke gets fuel into the engine, then smooth sailing. If your looking for a great mower that really cuts well, has excellet bagging feature, and great self drive, this is the model. Note that, unlike my old mower, the Honda self-propel function is more like a throttle than "drive-on" / "drive-off" like some. This allows you to give it the power you need to overcome hills and such. April 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Expensive, But Good Value I purchased after extensive online product research - mainly for Honda Quality and I was not disappointed. Followed the simple un-crating instructions, added oil and fuel and started about 2/3 on the first pull - excellent. With regard to mowing - this was the first cut of the season and, unfortunately, the home's previous owner did not maintain their lawn in the fall (I purchased my home in late-November 2015) - below are my observations: CUT: Excellent, the mower powered through even the really high stuff (over 6 inches) DRIVE WHEELS: Very good; I live on hilly terrain and the drive-assist and larger wheels made this a lot easier; also notable is the auto-clutch feature making maneuvering this beast not too much work HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT: Excellent - lawns looks even and plush (make sure you do this BEFORE using your new mower as the front and back wheels are set differently in order to get it in the box properly!) BAGGING/MULCHING: Excellent; I set mine for a 60 bag/40 mulch for the first cut and somehow the mower worked. What was even more impressive was that there were no visible 'clip lines' trailing the mower UNIT WEIGHT: This is a heavy unit; this is OK for me (6'/200+ pounds) but I doubt a 125 pound person would find this unit easy to use on anything but a flat lawn. As mentioned earlier, the drive-assist does help on hills and rolling terrain but it still requires a lot of human power to get it up those steeper slopes SPEED CONTROL: Excellent/really cool; you just walk and dial in your pace and it just works perfectly, slows down a little on hills, but just about close to perfect FIT & FINSH: Excellent and another reason I bought Honda VALUE: Tough call on this because it is expensive; I factored in the standard 5-year warranty (Honda added an extra year if you purchased in March!) so you have to consider that in the cost. As well, their engines are well-known to just work and they are very efficient so we'll see how I feel about this mower in a few years LOUDNESS: Relatively mild, not too loud. It isn't the quietest mower available but it is very quiet in comparison to my neighbors lawn mowers. I measured about 82 db - just loud enough to warrant ear plugs as a precaution Overall, I would rate this as a 'Best Buy'; yes, it is expensive when comparing it to numerous other mowers available, but I've come to the conclusion that Honda has figured out how to make a reliable mower that produces expected results. Buy Once/Cry Once is my dad's favorite saying so with that wisdom, I'll recommend this product. G. March 28, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by A NIGHTMARE TO CLEAN. TERRIBLE TO DESIGN. No offense to Home Depot they are great. But this Honda mower is a nightmare to clean. TERRIBLE design in every way. The sliding door to bag or mulch catches all the grass clippings. and the lever jams up. You will spend more time trying to clean the grass from underneath then cutting your grass. When you bag and remove the bag grass spills out and gets all caught up around the bag area. I been working on small engines and mowers for years. This is the worst design I ever saw there are so many places the grass jams up underneath. Yes Honda engines are good but the deck is a nightmare. No way worth $600 + and Honda only has a 21" cut . If you don't clean the bottom the bag mulch door will jam up. May 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by OK - but overpriced for a nexite deck & extra minor features I purchased this mower & used it for 3 cuts this season. Returned & downgraded to the HRR216VKA model. I could not justify the extra $200 for a rust free deck, 5 year warranty, 1 extra handle height adjustment & few inches of lawn height (0.75" - 1.25" which I will never use as ideal cut height is 3"). As for the mower itself, it has ample power and was easy to use. It was able to easy mow down turf that had grown to 12"-14" with ease, did not bog down & always started on 1st pull. I wish I did not have to push the select drive control lever to activate the self propelled mode. Great mower but not a great value IMO. May 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Unquestionable the best mower I have ever owned I gave up trying to get my 2 year old toro mower to bag properly. No matter what I did the clippings ended up in the shoot. If the grass was damp forget it. I read the reviews on the Honda mowers and decided to by one. The best decision I have ever made. Despite the price being higher it is well worth it. The mower cuts grass with ease. Even if the grass is damp it cuts without clogging the bag. The double blades and the larger opening in the back of the mower contribute to how well it works. My frustration level has gone away and I cut the grass in half the time. I urge you to spend the extra money for this mower. The task to cut the grass should be an easy one and this mower makes it so. May 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best mower I have ever bought I have this machine for several years now without any problem. There are few features on this which makes it better than other mowers especially the dual blade and so easy to turn the machine on. I have a very steep yard and it runs great. Because of the dual blade it mulches the grass like butter. I never had to use the bag ever. Also the body of this machine is very durable. I thought it may break when it hit any rock but it didn't at all. Till this date I didn't have to sharpen the blade and it still cuts great. I will recommend this machine than any other mowers. May 22, 2016
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