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21 in. 3-in-1 Variable Speed Gas Walk Behind Self Propelled Lawn Mower with Blade Stop

  • Blade stop- stop the blades but keep Honda GCV170 engine running
  • 21 inch, steel deck with twin blades for a superior cut
  • Smart Drive- allows for easily adjustable variable speed
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Product Overview

Close-up view of the new GCV 170 engine on the mower

Powerful 170cc Engine

This new 170cc engine provides the power you need to get the job done. All new design gives you more power where you need it most.

Close-up view of the Smart Drive control.

Smart Drive

This system gives you the ability to control the speed of the mower. With a multi-purpose handle, press down on the levers to engage the variable speed transmission.

View of the bottom of the mower. The two blades are shown in the new design of the mower.

Twin Blade Mower

The twin blade system allows a finer cut, which leads to clippings breaking down faster in the soil while mulching, and less bag changes when mowing your lawn.

Close-up view of the lever that switches between bagging and mulching.

Clip Director

This one step clip director makes it easy to switch between bagging and mulching.

Close-up view of the wheel, highlighting the lever that adjusts heights of the wheel.

Adjustable Height

The mower has one lever that adjusts the height of the front wheels, and one lever that adjusts the height of the rear wheels.

Close-up view of the larger gas cap.

Larger Gas Cap

With a larger fuel cap, it is easier to fill your gas tank without spilling. This allows you to monitor the fuel level while pouring.

Close-up view of the new, longer oil line. This line is next to the engine.

Easier Oil Changes

New oil line is longer and higher on the GCV 170 engine, making it easier to fill and change your oil.

View of hands pressing down on the Smart Drive control

Variable Speed

Simple speed control runs between 1-4 MPH. No gears allows for one fluid motion.

View of a man mowing his lawn, walking uphill.

Easy to Control

Rear wheel drive allows for better control where you need it. Assists on hills.

View of the motor, focused on the engine. Shows the mower in front of a house.

4-Cycle Engine

Gasoline powered 4-cycle engine. No need to mix oil and gas.

Side view of the mower.

Easy Assembly

Unit comes assembled. Only the bag will need to be attached to the unit.

Image of man mowing his lawn.

1/2-1 Acre

Ideal for yards between 1/2-1 acre.

Graphic of 3 year warranty

3 Year Warranty

3 Year Warranty

Honda Self-Propelled, 3-in-1, Variable Speed Lawn Mower with blade stop system and New GCV170 Engine. It's Simple, Money Saving, Adaptable, Reliable and Time Saving. Make your lawn look its best with legendary Honda power.
  • Smart drive intuitive, variable speed control while mowing, 5 adjustable positions for user comfort
  • 3-in-1 system with clip director simple slide the clip director for mulching, bagging or discharging versatility, no attachments required
  • Dual-Lever Height Adjustment system user-friendly front and rear levers conveniently adjust to 7 cutting heights
  • Honda GCV170 engine reliable, easy starting power to tackle the toughest mowing conditions
  • MicroCut Twin Blade system stacked and offset twin blade design provides superior cut quality and smaller clippings for better mulching and bagging
  • Roto-stop conveniently stops that blades without stopping the engine, perfect for emptying the bag or removing debris
  • Use fuel stabilizers to maintain your engine and increase the longevity of your mower
  • California residents

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Assembled Depth (in.)
61 in
Assembled Height (in.)
40.8 in
Assembled Width (in.)
22.6 in
Blade Length (in.)
21 in
Cutting Width
21 inches
Front Wheel Size (in.)
Mower Deck Width
21 in
Rear Wheel Size (in.)


Assembly Required
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Cutting Height Options
Cutting Options
Deck Material
16 Gauge Steel
Deck Type
Drive Type
Rear-wheel Drive
Engine Displacement (cc)
Engine Make
Engine Torque (ft.-lb.)
Bagger,Blade Brake,Foldable handle,Mulch Switch,Mulching Lawn Mower,Tool-free adjustments
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
Engine oil
Lawn Mower Type
Self-Propelled Lawn Mower
Maximum Cutting Height (in.)
Minimum Cutting Height (in.)
Mower Size Type
Number of Blades
Number of Handlebar Positions
Oil Capacity (oz.)
Power Type
Product Weight (lb.)
Rear Wheel Height
High Wheel
Recommended Oil Type
SAE 10W-30
Recommended Terrain
Size of Yard
1/2 - 1 Acre
Start Type
Pull Cord
Walk Behind Mower Type
Self Propelled

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 year

Questions & Answers


there is only height adjustment on the one side, it seems to be cutting a little uneven. Am I missing something?

Asked by Action August 28, 2020

Both wheels on the left hand side have height adjustment, look for the levers

My Honda mower ran over a small piece of pine wood while cutting. It seems to run normal after th...

Asked by KB August 13, 2020

The only quick check that can be done is to verify if the mower has any abnormal vibration when mowing, if so something is bent and should be inspected by a local service dealer.

Is there a difference in ease of starting the model with blade stop compared to the one without d...

Asked by Timeforanewmower August 6, 2020

The action of pulling the cord is not easier per se. But its nice to pull it out of the shed, pull the cord, it starts and 'idles' while I get some other things ready.

Does this mower come with a bag?? if not, what bag do I buy and does Home Depot carry it??

Asked by KT July 8, 2020

Yes! A bag come with this Lawn Mower.

is this an electric starting mower ???

Asked by Raul June 29, 2020

No it is pull cord

Can you place the mulching switch halfway for half mulch half bagging like you can with the HRX217?

Asked by Tyson June 16, 2020

Yes but the switch may move when mowing due to bumps and all

do you have to use the bagger on this mower

Asked by Jerry June 11, 2020

No, you can mulch too or shoot clipping out of the rear chute

Do y’all have this mower in stock

Asked by Johnhera June 7, 2020

Still looks out of stock, not sure what is going on

other than the blade stop option & the added $100.00 price tag , is there any other major differ...

Asked by Cp2 May 11, 2020

I specifically bought the Honda model with the brake/clutch feature. I have used lawn mowers with the brake/clutch system for 25 years and would never mow without it. I have seen too many friends and neighbors with 4 year old or older lawn mowers that can't get the mower restarted after it shuts off (vapor lock). It is most definitely worth the extra $100 over the lifetime of the mower.

Does this engine have the manual choke, or automatic choke? Thanks in advance!

Asked by RG May 1, 2020

Automatic choke.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 38 reviews
  • 94% recommend this product
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Excellent Residential Mower Blade Stop worth it
I just purchased this Honda HRN216 with the blade stop feature. It was definitely worth it for the blade stop. I used it at least 7 times during my mowing. The lawnmower starts up easily and runs great. Seems to have adequate power to mow even tall/wet grass.
by Isaac
Very happy with!
Picked up 3/25. Unboxed 3/26. Easy set up. Added gad and oil and one pull started right up. Ran couple times around yard. Easy to handle and maneuver. I’m 74 and so far this seems to be a great product.
by mec301
Great lawnmower and great price
Power drive is strong and rear wheel drive is way better. Also the cut is tight and trimmings are very small mulch
by Rick
this a great lawnmower
best lawnmower on the market is a Honda if you need a new lawnmower buy a honda....
Love it
Great mower starts up an can hardly hear it running
by Mark
Gift. Unopened as of yet
Gift. Unopened as of yet
by Beth
Rating provided by a verified purchaser...
Rating provided by a verified purchaser
by HomeDepotCustomer
Amazing...until the Auto Drive failed
Everything I ever wanted in a mower! Owned one of the earlier generations in the 1980's and was pleased to see similar features like the Rabbit and Turtle throttle. Improvements included a solid deck, twin blades and opportunity to keep engine running when blades not engaged. The auto drive feature is super fast in Rabbit mode cutting down my mower time signicantly. I was able to get in about 4 full mows of my lawn when the auto drive failed to engage. I've only owned this 3 months and a critical feature has failed. I still love the mower but hope this can be repaired under warrantee. The other item worth noting is the smaller than competator bag and the unreliable method of securing the bag into place.
by Stuntman Mike
Out of the BOX
I received my new mower yesterday after it was ordered online and received quickly with the holiday . Everything was packed superbly it was easy to unload and follow the directions that were printed on the box and mower started the second pull ,very very impressed.
by Mower
So far very happy with this mower. The self propelling...
So far very happy with this mower. The self propelling mechanism is the best design i have ever used. It’s there when you need it with just a nudge of the thumb, great for the hills on my front yard. My only criticism so far is that it usually needs a few pulls to start and when i engage the blade it practically stalls out.
by HomeDepotCustomer
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