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Z345R 42 in. 22 HP Gas Dual Hydrostatic Zero-Turn Riding Mower

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  • 22 HP V-twin John Deere branded engine for powerful performance
  • 42 in. Accel deep deck, improved cut quality at higher speeds
  • Mowing speeds up to 7 mph
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Image shows the 22 hp V-Twin engine for the Z345R

22 HP* V-Twin Engine

22-hp (16.4-kW) V-twin engine has plenty of power and torque to handle tough mowing, mulching, and bagging conditions.

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42-in Accel Deep™ Mower Deck with optional MulchControl™ Kit

The Accel Deep mower decks are made to process and efficiently disperse more grass.

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Operator station designed for comfort and convenience with intuitive controls

Experience the comfort of John Deere with an ergonomic design that is both comfortable and easy to use.

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Dual Hydrostatic Transmissions

Infinite ground speeds allow the operator to match the speed of the tractor to the job.

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Bumper to Bumper Warranty

2 year/120 hour warranty supported by your local John Deere Dealership.

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Height of Cut Handle with Deck Lift Foot Pedal Assist

Easily lift the deck with 13 different cutting height options. Cutting heights range from 1 to 4 in.

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7-MPH Mowing Speed

Get the job done fast, so you can get the most out of your lawn.

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Floor mats for extra protection, standard

Provides a comfortable area for the operator's feet

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Convenient service interval decal provides basic maintenance information

Provides a quick reference for keeping recommended service up to date

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Hinged footrest area can be easily raised for service to mower deck

Easy to clean grass off the top of the mower and provides convenient access to the mower drive

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Strong Dealer Support Network

Your John Deere dealer is here to answer questions about products, service, parts, and more.

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MowerPlus App

Tracks user’s current mowing session with average mowing speed, area covered, and items such as fuel level and battery health.

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Built in Greeneville, TN US

Made in the USA.

Built-in Greeneville, TN, all John Deere ZTrak Residential Zero-Turn Radius Mowers offer unmatched quality, performance and comfort. They are designed for use by residential customers looking for an efficient mowing machine with exceptional maneuverability and trimming capability The Z345R has a 22 HP V-Twin John Deere branded engine for smooth, powerful performance. Equipped with a 42 in. (107 cm) Accel Deep mower deck with a foot lift, it delivers superior cut quality at higher mowing speeds and is easily equipped to bag or mulch. A 18 in. medium-back seat with thick foam padding is built for superior ride comfort with armrests for extra support.
  • For online purchases requesting home delivery, John Deere offers a white glove delivery service, at delivery the customer will be taught how to operator and maintain the mower
  • 22 HP V-twin John Deere branded engine delivers powerful performance
  • It's not how fast you mow, it's how well you mow fast, mow well fast with the 42 in. accel deep mower deck with foot lift, delivering superior cut quality and grass processing at higher mowing speeds, designed to provide greater mowing capacity and improved mulching capability
  • Foot lift and hand lever are standard to easily raise the mower deck for setting the cut height or locking mower in the raised or transport position
  • 18 in. high back comfortable seat with armrests can easily be adjusted in seat forward and back
  • Premium multiple position twin control levers and on the go tracking adjustment allows user to easily adjust from the seat when motion levers are out of alignment for comfort and convenience
  • Dual EZT transmissions and large 18 in. drive tires enable mowing speeds up to 7 mph
  • ZTrak mowers are designed with a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame for strength and reliability
  • Foot platform flips up for easy access to the top of mower deck for easy maintenance and cleaning
  • Standard rubber floor mat keeps the foot deck clean and scratch-free
  • Download the MowerPlus app to easily view engine hours and fuel level
  • Hassle free ownership - a John Deere authorized technician will perform a thorough 10 point pre-delivery inspection on all new John Deere mowers prior to sale
  • Mulch control kit (BUC10704) and bagger (BG20755) sold separately
  • Be sure to register your 2-year bumper to bumper warranty at johndeere/warranty registration and stay connected with your servicing John Deere dealer
  • Extra-large 3 Gal. fuel tank ensures you have hours of mowing time on a single fill
  • The engine horsepower and torque information are provided by the engine manufacturer to be used for comparison purposes only. Actual operating horsepower and torque will be less. Refer to the manufacturer’s website for additional information.
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
92.2 in
Assembled Height (in.)
46.65 in
Assembled Width (in.)
62 in
Cutting Width
42 inches
Front Wheel Size (in.)
11
Mower Deck Width
42
Rear Wheel Size (in.)
18
Turning Radius (in.)
0

Details

Assembly Required
No
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Commercial / Residential
Residential
Cutting Options
Side-Discharge
Deck Material
12 Gauge Steel
Deck Type
Stamped
Drive Type
Rear-wheel Drive
Engine Displacement (cc)
724
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Engine Torque (ft.-lb.)
0
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
2.1
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
Maximum Forward Speed (mph)
7.0
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
4
Oil Capacity (oz.)
64
Power Type
Gas
Product Weight (lb.)
496
Rear Wheel Size (in.)
18 in.
Recommended Oil Type
SAE 10W-30
Refurbished
No
Returnable
30-Day
Riding Mower Features
Adjustable Cutting Height,Adjustable Handlebar,Adjustable Speed,Cup Holder,Deck cleanout,Hour Meter,Keyed start,Power Take Off,Residential,Single-lever height adjustment,Zero-Turn Capable
Size of Yard
1/2 - 2 Acres
Start Type
Electric
Terrain Type
Flat with Obstacles
Transmission Type
Hydrostatic
White Glove Service
White Glove Service

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
Two years or 120 hours, whichever occurs first.

Questions & Answers

6Questions6Answers

How much does this mower weigh?

Asked by jay April 11, 2021
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Answer

Thank you for visiting The Home Depot website. The Z345R Zero-Turn Riding Mower has a weight of 500 lb (227kg) with the mower and fuel.

The "R" on this mower means exactly what type of upgrades from the "M"? How are these features ...

Asked by Kim April 8, 2021
1
Answer

Thank you for visiting The Home Depot website. The differences between each model line of Z series depends on the unit, and the letters (E, M, R) determine the specification level for that unit. The E series is for Basic Specs, the M is for Mid-Range Specs and the R stands for Premium Specs. Differences between series can include types of seats, type of levers, and type of controls to name a few.

Zero turn mower with mutching control kit and bagger

Asked by Anuj March 28, 2021
1
Answer

Thank you for contacting The Home Depot website. We recommend you contact The Home Depot Customer Support line. You can call them at 1 (800) 466-3337.

Is it possible to purchase a handle to hold on to when mounting this mower? I am handicapped and...

Asked by Linwjh1950 January 21, 2021
1
Answer

Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. There does not appear to be parts of that nature for this model. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future.

How much can this mower tow? I want to pull an aerator.

Asked by Tim December 5, 2020
1
Answer

Thank you for contacting The Home Depot website. Total towed weight must not exceed combined weight of pulling machine, ballast, and operator. Use counterweights or wheel weights as described in the Operator’s Manual. You can find additional information in Section 10 - Safety - Towing Loads Safely at techpubs.deere.com.

What is the difference between the Z345R and Z345M?

Asked by LIer November 24, 2020
1
Answer

Thank you for visiting The Home Depot website. The differences between each model line of Z series depends on the unit, and the letters (E, M, R) determine the specification level for that unit.  The E series is for Basic Specs, the M is for Mid-Range Specs and the R stands for Premium Specs.  Differences between series can include types of seats, type of levers, and type of controls to name a few.

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