Toro TimeCutter SS4216 42 in. 452 cc Hydrostatic Zero-Turn Riding Mower with Smart Speed-74616 at The Home Depot
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Model # 74616

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TimeCutter SS4216 42 in. 452 cc Hydrostatic Zero-Turn Riding Mower with Smart Speed

Toro TimeCutter SS4216 42 in. 452 cc Hydrostatic Zero-Turn Riding Mower with Smart Speed

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$2,299.00 / each
Item cannot be shipped to the following state(s): AK,CA,GU,HI,PR,VI


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Model # 74616

Internet # 204849924

The Toro TimeCutter SS4216 is a hydrostatic zero-turn riding mower powered by a 452 cc Toro engine. It has a 42 in. two-bladed mowing system under a 4 in. deep, top discharge deck with convenient washout port. The mower boasts 7 cutting positions between 1-1/2 in. and 4-1/2 in. in height. With its Smart Speed control system, you'll have a Mow and Go high speed range and a Trim and Tow low speed range for optimal performance no matter what the task. Its standard tow hitch and Tow Mode makes it one of the most versatile zero turn mowers in the industry complete with a lineup of approved Brinly Hardy attachments. It is equipped with an electric PTO and automatic parking brake for ease of operation. And the 15 in. high back seat provides you with a smooth and comfortable ride. It comes with a large 3 gal. fuel tank, which is nearly 50% larger than some, minimizes down time refueling. It also has a 10 gauge frame (the lower the gauge the thicker the steel) for maximum strength and standard engine guard. Toro is so confident in the quality and durability of its TimeCutter that they come with a 3-year limited warranty with unlimited hours.

  • 452 cc Toro engine with full pressure lubrication and spin-on oil filter
  • Dual hydrostatic transmissions provide smooth variable control, zero-turning radius and years of dependable performance
  • 42 in. deck is ideal for areas where compact size and maneuverability are important to reduce your mowing time
  • Zero turning radius delivers optimal maneuverability allowing you to easily mow around obstacles
  • Smart Speed control system gives you speed when you want it, precision control where you need it, select the mow and go high speed range for maximum productivity when cutting open areas, select the Trim and Tow low speed range for trimming closely to objects maximizing time savings or for towing Brinly-Hardy pull behind attachments
  • Heavy-duty 10 g steel frame for lasting durability
  • Automatic parking brake for easy operation
  • Hitch comes standard for pulling Brinly-Hardy attachments for maximum versatility
  • Ground speed of up to 7 MPH forward and 3.5 MPH reverse or 4 MPH forward and 1.7 MPH in reverse depending on your smart speed setting
  • 15 in. tall seat for a smooth, comfortable ride
  • Engine guard to protect your engine from damage
  • 3-year limited warranty with unlimited hours
  • Item usually ships within 7-10 business days
  • Engine guard to protect your engine from damage
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Assembled Depth (in.)  71.8 in  Assembled Height (in.)  38.2 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  53.8 in  CA (CARB) Compliant  Not CARB Compliant 
Certifications and Listings  No Certifications or Listings  Commercial / Residential  Residential 
Cutting Width  42  Deck Type  Stamped 
Drive type  Rear-wheel Drive  Engine Displacement (cc)  452 
Engine Make  OEM Branded  Features  Cup Holder,Deck cleanout,Keyed start,Power steering 
Front wheel size (in.)  11  Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 
Horsepower (hp)  16  Included  Engine oil 
Lawn Mower Type  Zero Turn Riding  Manufacturer Warranty  3-Year Limited Consumer 
Maximum cutting height (in.)  4.5  Maximum forward speed (mph) 
Maximum reverse speed (mph)  Minimum cutting height (in.)  1.5 
Mower Deck Width  42  Mulching Capability  Yes 
Number of Cylinders  Single Cylinder  Number of deck wheels 
Oil capacity (oz.)  57  Product Weight (lb.)  475 lb 
Rear wheel size (in.)  18  Reconditioned  No 
Returnable  30-Day  Size of Yard  1/2 - 1 Acre 
Start Type  Electric  Terrain  Uneven with Obstacles 
Transmission Type  Hydrostatic  Turning radius (in.) 


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 25 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great mower! This isn't the top of the line mower, but for those who mow once a week at their homes and like a very nice clean cut looking lawn and like saving time doing so, this is the mower for you. You don't have to break the bank either. So many reviews of ZT mowers out there are by people who mow all day, every day and need something that can handle the day in and day out abuse of a commercial machine. They make anything other than the top of the line mowers appear to be garbage, but they are wrong. If you are just looking to mow your home and have a little acreage, this mower will do you just fine. May 20, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by 3rd Year of Ownership I am on my 3rd season for this mower, I have had zero issues other then 1 front tire keeps coming off the rim :( I think it simply has a slow leak, this is no reflection on the overall mower performance.. I mow about 1.5 acres at my place and it is a pretty hard area, the old Lawn Tractor was also a 42" cut and it would take me about 3-3.5 hours to do the grass. After I learned how to not run over everything in the yard :) it now takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to do the grass.. I have never even used the high speed option hehehe. As mentioned in another review, most of these reviews are written by professional landscapers who basically think if it isn't $5000 you might as well not buy it.. Myself I cut the grass as little as I can get away with :) and this mower works fast and easy.. So yes after two full seasons starting on my third I would recommend this mower... May 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Mower Purchased the 42" and it does everything I needed. But had to get the bagger and got one as a gift. Does a great job as well and took only about 1 hour to install the bagger!! August 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by The Best residential mower This is our second Time Cutter Lawn mower. Our first was A Toro 4417 Time Cutter. We finally retired this one after 12 Hard years of work. It still ran but the 12 year old mover deck was on its way out. This has a 2" smaller mower deck and 1 less horsepower than our previous mower. But the prices was 1/2 as much 12 years later. The speed you can move the lawn is unbelievable. It use to take us 1-1/2 days to mow the 6 acres of land with a ride on tractor. The Time Cutter did it in about 4 hours. It is so easy and fun to use our 14 year old daughter would want to mow the lawn. She did a very good job too. If you are on the fence about buying a ride on or this DO NOT BE CRAZY BY THIS. June 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Absolutely the best cut my yard has ever had! For 35 years I 've cut my yard with a garden tractor and an under slung deck, always with high spots and scalped spots at various locations. My cutting time has traditionally been 2-1/2 hours. Tonight for the first time, I cut my yard and trimmed around all trees, etc. with my new Toro "Time Cutter" and it's amazing 42" deck in 1-1/2 hours!!! I really had no idea how much better of a cut I was in for, but the difference is truly amazing. Thank you Toro for an incredible riding mower, that's built like a mini tank, yet cuts with such precision and is reasonably priced. I'm sold on Toro! June 12, 2014
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