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Ultima ZT1 42 in 22 HP V-Twin Kohler 7000 Series Engine Dual Hydrostatic Drive Gas Zero Turn Riding Lawn Mower

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  • 22 HP 725cc Kohler 7000 series twin-cylinder engine
  • 2 x 2 Continuous square tubular steel frame for enhanced strength
  • 42 in. 13-Gauge stamped cutting deck
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Product Overview

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Not Your Average Zero-Turn

The Ultimate all-around mowing experience.

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Step Up

Maximum Strength, Comfort and Durability

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Unlock the potential of yard

Zero-turns cut faster so you can spend less time mowing and more time enjoying your backyard with family.

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Tough and Tubular Frame

The 2-inch by 2-inch tubular steel frame provides you with the optimal durability and strength you demand.

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High Comfort, High Performance

Advanced Cutting Performance A muscular cutting system featuring stamped and fabricated cutting deck options that deliver an unprecedented level of bagging performance.

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Aeroforce Cutting System

The Aeroforce cutting system has been independently tested and proven to deliver a best-in-class cut.*

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Power Up With Ease

Powered by premium Kawasaki and Kohler engines running at speed up to 7.5mph.

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Yard Size

Depending on the deck size, it can cut 5 or more acres

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Mowing Area

Ideal in yards with slightly rolling hills.

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Obstacles

Can maneuver round several obstacles.

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Ideal Deck Sizes

Two different deck size options ideal for anywhere from2-4 or 4+ acres

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Stronger Warranty

Three year/no-hour limit limited warranty plus limited lifetime warranty on frame and fabricated deck shell.

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Built in America

Cub Cadet has been built in America since 1961.

Introducing the new ULTIMA ZT1 SERIES. Step up to the ultimate all-around mowing experience. The Cub Cadet ULTIMA Series ZT1 42 in. 22 HP Kohler KT7000 Series Twin-Cylinder Zero-Turn Riding Mower was built to raise the bar for durability without sacrificing operator comfort. A High-strength continuous, 2 in. x 2 in. tubular steel frame provides Enhanced Strength and Durability. Features include an Automotive-inspired, ergonomic, fully knob adjustable premium 18 in. H-back seat with Durable advanced polymer seat suspension. Adjustable lap bars with Industry-exclusive over molded soft-touch ergonomic hand grips optimized for comfort, with Rubber floor mat and ample leg room. Dual LED headlights you'll see- Brighter, longer, broader, while working before dawn or after dusk. The 42 in. stamped deck is engineered for greater airflow, to make sure clippings move through the deck cleanly and efficiently for a more even cut. By adding our optimized bagging system, specifically designed to prevent clumping and blockage, you get even more from your mowing experience. The ULTIMA Series ZT1 42 is equipped with an open frame design and hinged/removable floor pan, allowing quick and easy access to the deck and engine for ease of maintenance. Ideal for mowing Slight rolling hills and several obstacles up to 2 acres.
  • 22 HP 725 cc professional-grade KOHLER 7000 series V-twin OHV engine for reliable starting and exceptionally smooth, quiet operation
  • Dual hydrostatic transmissions dual hydro-gear EZT-2200 provides dual hydrostatic rear-wheel transmission for quick and effortless 7.5 MPH forward and 3.5 MPH reverse zero-turn controlled ground speeds, that quickly leaves your lawn with a professional-quality finish
  • Tough and tubular frame the high-strength, continuous square 2 in. x 2 in. tubular steel frame with fully e-coat lower frame and triple guard corrosion defense system, a multi-step process electronically applies automotive-grade corrosion resistance with meticulous care to protect against wear and tear
  • 42 in. Cub Cadet signature cut 12-Gauge steel cutting deck with smooth arc dual-blades, cut overlap and deep dome deck design provide flawless results, mows a wide area of grass to help reduce cutting time, rust-resistant and helps resist corrosion and provides your lawn with a clean-cut look
  • Dial in your perfect cut with a foot operated deck lift and a dial control knob offering 15 quarter in. deck height adjustments from 1 in. to 4.5 in. leading to a precise and even cut
  • High comfort, high performance an automotive-inspired, ergonomic, fully adjustable premium 18 in. H-back seat and a durable, advanced polymer seat suspension system, adjustable lap bars and industry-exclusive ergonomic hand grips optimized for comfort providing you the confidence to maximize your speed and reduce operator fatigue
  • Turf damage prevention 11 in. x 6 in. to 5 in. smooth tread front wheels pivot 180 without turf damage, 20 in. x 8 in. to 8 in. turf master premium rear tires offer excellent traction, minimize turfing and provide a better ride on uneven ground at higher speeds
  • Ease of maintenance an open frame design and hinged/removable floor pan allow easy access to the deck and engine for quick and simple maintenance
  • Command center conveniently located control panel enhances operator productivity and vibration-dampening soft rubber floor mat provides sure footing, comfort and ample leg room
  • Precision trimming offset front casters align with blade edge for trimming precision while maintaining line-of-sight and stable balance
  • Illuminating dual-LED headlights provide ultimate vision for mowing in low light conditions and tow hitch come standard
  • Mow for an extended period of time: 3.5 Gal. fuel tank capacity to keep you mowing and minimize time loss for refueling needs
  • Electronic fingertip blade engagement PTO allows for smooth operation of the deck or attachments
  • 3-way adjustable ergonomic lap bar design with integrated parking brake and mow-in-reverse, provides comfort with a simple operation
  • Ideal for mowing slight rolling hills and several obstacles up to 2 acres
  • Expand your movers capabilities: full lineup of premium attachments and accessories include baggers, mulch kits, carts and many other attachments (sold separately)
  • Strongest warranty in its class: 3-year/unlimited-hour warranty plus limited lifetime warranty on frame
  • Compatible 42 in./46 in. twin bagger model #19A70054100
  • California residents

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Cutting Width42 inches48 inches42 inches42 inches
Engine MakeKohler EngineOEM Branded EngineRyobi EngineRyobi Engine
Deck TypeStampedStampedStampedStamped
Terrain TypeFlat with Obstacles,HillyFlat with ObstaclesFlat with ObstaclesFlat with Obstacles
Size of Yard1/2 - 2 Acres2 - 4 Acres1/2 - 2 Acres1/2 - 2 Acres
Commercial / ResidentialResidentialResidentialResidentialResidential
Power TypeGasGasElectricElectric
Riding Mower FeaturesAdjustable Cutting Height,Adjustable Speed,Assembly Required,Built-in Hitch,Cup Holder,Headlights,Keyed start,Pneumatic Tires,Residential,Reverse Mowing,Rust resistant deck,Single-lever height adjustment,Swivel Wheels,Zero-Turn CapableAdjustable Cutting Height,Adjustable Handlebar,Cup Holder,Deck cleanout,Hour Meter,Keyed start,Power Take Off,Residential,Reverse Mowing,Rust Resistant,Zero-Turn CapableAdjustable Cutting Height,Assembly Required,Battery level indicator,Blade Brake,Brushless Motor,Built-in Hitch,Cup Holder,Headlights,Hour Meter,Keyed start,Mulching Lawn Mower,Residential,Reverse Mowing,Rust resistant deck,Single-lever height adjustment,Swivel front wheel,Tool-free adjustments,USB Port,Zero-Turn CapableAdjustable Cutting Height,Adjustable Speed,Assembly Required,Battery level indicator
Mower SizeSmallMediumSmallSmall
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
82 in
Assembled Height (in.)
35 in
Assembled Width (in.)
48 in
Cutting Width
42 inches
Front Wheel Size (in.)
11
Mower Deck Width
42 in
Rear Wheel Size (in.)
20
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
Engine Torque (ft.-lb.)
0
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
3
Horsepower (HP)
22 hp
Included
Battery(s),Engine oil
Included with Riding Mowers
Battery(s),Engine Oil
Lawn Mower Type
Zero Turn Mower
Maximum Cutting Height (in.)
4.5
Maximum Forward Speed (mph)
7.5
Maximum Reverse Speed (mph)
3.5
Minimum Cutting Height (in.)
1
Mower Size
Small
Number of Blades
2 blades
Number of Blades
2
Number of Cylinders
V-Twin
Number of Deck Wheels
2
Oil Capacity (oz.)
64
Power Type
Gas
Product Weight (lb.)
492 lb
Rear Wheel Size (in.)
20 in.
Recommended Oil Type
10W-30
Refurbished
No
Returnable
30-Day
Riding Mower Features
Adjustable Cutting Height,Adjustable Speed,Assembly Required,Built-in Hitch,Cup Holder,Headlights,Keyed start,Pneumatic Tires,Residential,Reverse Mowing,Rust resistant deck,Single-lever height adjustment,Swivel Wheels,Zero-Turn Capable
Size of Yard
1/2 - 2 Acres
Size of Yard
1 - 2 Acres
Start Type
Electric
Terrain Type
Flat with Obstacles,Hilly
Transmission Type
Hydrostatic

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
3-Year Limited Warranty

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Bang for your buck
I recently had to say goodbye to my 19 year old Cub Cadet tractor. Loved that mower but time took its toll. Didn’t really look at other brands and went back to a Cub Cadet. While I miss Ol Yeller, I’m loving new Yeller so far. I mow a little over an acre and this new mower has saved me 30 to 45 minutes in mowing time. It’s like going from a prop plane to a jet. I like simple and this mower fits the bill. So far so good after mowing several times. I actually look forward to mowing now.
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Starts perfectly every time
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We bought out zero turn mower because we moved into a house with a bigger yard. It works perfectly every single time. We’ve never had any issues and the grass always looks great. Growing up we always had mowers that were breaking for one reason or another, but our Cub Cadet is a completely different story. It has been so dependable!
by Jenna
Real Life Terrafirminator
This thing is a beast. An absolute monster. It does not *care* what it mows. Seriously. My granddaughter left her scooter on the ground and I didn't see it in time. "Sorry sweetie" We gave it a good burial. My previous mower was a Craftsman 42" 21HP riding lawn mower. It could never handle our lawn. Would constantly bog down on the first mow of the season. Wet grass would get stuck inside and I'd have to stop after every pass, shut the thing down and manually clean the wet grass out of the mower blades. It finally died after chewing up the starter and I figured 2 years was the most I was getting out of the thing. I wasn't going back to Sears obviously, so I started looking at Cub Cadet and ended up on the ZT1. The ZT1 is head and shoulders above the Craftsman. Heck, it's six FEET above the Craftsman. It had no problem handling the first mow of the season. Wet grass? It laughed at it! Broken branch? Don't care. Granddaughter's scooter? I heard a weird noise and stopped and went back to look; well, see the pic. It would've killed the Craftsman. I just moved the wreckage out of the way and went on with my mowing. OK, so here's some Cons: Remember I said our yard is full of gopher holes? The ZT1 drives over them no problem but it's a serious bounce-fest. Very uncomfortable ride. I wouldn't put a beer in the cup holder - I'd be wearing the beer by the end. Whoever assembled this at the factory decided to put the nuts on the inside of the drive handles, where my legs and knees rub against when I'm being bounced around our yard. Needless to say, after the third scratch actually drew blood, I did a quick fix. Just turned the bolts around to the other side. Definitely a learning curve driving the thing. I got stuck a few times before I realized I shouldn't BACK out, I should just 360 and DRIVE out. Worked much better once I realized that. Now the question is, how long will it last? I paid $1500 for the Craftsman, just about double for the ZT1. If the ZT1 lasts four years it will be worth it! I hope it lasts longer...
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