John Deere E170 Lawn Tractor

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Find the latest features and pricing on the John Deere E170 Lawn Tractor with 48-in. Deck. This lawn tractor also includes the John Deere Easy Change™ 30-second oil change system that makes changing the engine oil easy, quick, and clean. .

  • 25 HP* V-Twin extended life series engine
  • Deep deck design with three blades lifts grass for a superior cut
  • Easy Change™ 30-Second Oil Change System for fast and convenient service
  • Popular Science Magazine awarded Easy Change™ 30-Second Oil Change System one of the top 100 Best of What’s New
Key Specs:
Engine power 25 hp
18.6 kW
Engine manufacturer/model 44S977 (M44)
Transaxle type Hydrostatic, 2-wheel drive
Transaxle control Two-pedal foot-controlled hydrostatic
Rear tires 22x9.5-12
Steering type Sector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod
Lift system type Lever on fender deck
Cutting width Edge™ mower deck, 48 in.
122 cm
U.S. warranty 2 year/120 hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at JohnDeere.com or JohnDeere.ca/TUWarranty for details.)
Engine:
Power 25 hp
18.6 kW
Displacement 44.2 cu in.
724 cc
Manufacturer/model 44S977 (M44)
Type Overhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
Cylinders V-twin - extended life series (ELS)
Governor Mechanical
Choke/speed control One lever, ReadyStart®
Cooling method Air
Air cleaner Cartridge with prefilter
Oil drain Not required - Easy Change™ 30-second oil change system
Fuel system:
Type Gasoline
Fuel delivery Pulse pump and carburetor
Fuel gauge Mechanical, viewable from seat
Fuel tank location Rear
Fuel fill opening Center, 1.75 in.
4.45 cm
Fuel tank capacity 2.4 U.S. gal.
9.1 L
Electrical system:
Battery 12 V
300 CCA
Charging system Regulated, 16 amp
Engine starter Bendix type
Hourmeter Yes, with service reminder
Headlights Two standard, incandescent
Taillights or reflector Reflectors
Backup lights No
Rear work lights No
12-V outlet Optional accessory
Transaxle:
Type Hydrostatic, 2-wheel drive
Control Two-pedal foot-controlled hydrostatic
Cruise control Standard
Oil cooler Fins and fan on transaxle
Oil filter Yes, not serviceable
Differential lock No
Forward speed 0-5.5 mph
0-8.9 km/h
Reverse speed 0-3.2 mph
0-5.1 km/h
Brakes Internal wet disk
Chassis:
Frame Full-length welded steel
Primer/paint E-coat/powder
Weight bracket Optional rear
Receiver hitch No
Front axle Cast-iron front axle, powdered-metal front wheel bushings
Spindle bushings No
Front tires 16x6.5-8
Rear tires 22x9.5-12
Hood material JD Loy, UV resistant
Fender deck material Stamped steel
Floor mats Yes, with debris removing channels
Storage Storage tray with cover
Service interval decal Yes
Fender handles/grips Handgrips
Cup holder Yes
Equipment mounting CargO Mount™ system
Steering:
Type Sector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod
Four-wheel steer Not available on this model
Steering wheel Deluxe, diameter - 14 in.
35.6 cm
Tilt steering wheel No
Turning radius 18 in.
45.7 cm
Uncut circle radius 20 in.
50.8 cm
Seat:
Type One piece with lumbar adjustment
Seat back height 15 in.
38.1 cm
Armrests No
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 5.5 in.
14 cm
Seat suspension Tilt, two coil springs
Lift system:
Type Lever on fender deck
Hydraulic outlets No
Mower cut height 13 positions, 1-4 in.
2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments 0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Preset cut height No
Mower deck:
Type Side discharge
Cutting width Edge™ mower deck, 48 in.
122 cm
Construction Stamped steel deck shell
Mower deck material Steel, 12 gauge
0.105 in.
2.7 mm
Mower wash port Yes
Mower drive system Electric power take-off (PTO) clutch
Mower wheels Four
Mower wheel adjustment One bolt
Mower level adjustment Easy-level deck
Mower attachability:
Type Slide under tractor
Front draft arms One spring clip
Rear draft arms Two spring clips
Mower wheels rotate No
Drive system Single belt
Safety:
Meets ANSI standard Yes
Meets OPEI standard Yes
Backup protection Reverse Implement Option (RIO)
Safety video Yes
Buyer's notes:
Notes JD Loy hood resists fading, won't rust or dent
Durable primer and powder paint finish
Large, 14-in. (36-cm) steering wheel for more comfortable operation
John Deere Easy Change 30-second oil change system
Warranty 2 year/120 hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at JohnDeere.com or JohnDeere.ca/TUWarranty for details.)
Optional equipment:
Mowers Standard, 48 in.
122 cm
Rear bagger 2-bag, 6.5 bu
229 L
Mulching system Mulch cover
Front blade 46 in.
116.8 cm
Snow blower Two-stage, 44 in.
111.8 cm
Sprayer Tow-behind, 15 U.S. gal.
56.8 L
Mounted, 15 U.S. gal.
Tow-behind only, 25 U.S. gal.
94.6 L
Spreader Tow-behind only, 125-175 lb
57.7-80 kg
Front bumper Standard two-bar styled front bumper
Weather protection Snow cab
Sun canopy Yes
Bucket holder Yes, single bucket
Grass striping Lawn striping kit
Tow-behind tools 16
Dimensions:
Height 45.7 in.
116 cm
Overall length 75.6 in.
192 cm
Wheelbase 48.9 in.
124.2 cm
Width with mower 63 in.
160 cm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage) 51.7 in.
131.3 cm
Weight Mower, no fuel, 512 lb
232 kg