John Deere S240 Lawn Tractor with 42-in. Deck

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  • 21.5 HP* V-Twin Engine
  • 42-in. (107-cm) Accel Deep™ Deck, compatible with optional MulchControl™ kit
  • Comfortable 15-in (38-cm) open back seat
  • K46 heavy-duty hydrostatic transmission
  • Easy read fuel gauge
  • 3-year/200-hour bumper-to-bumper warranty
Specs
Key Specs:
Engine power21.5 hp
16.0 kW
Oil changeNo-tools oil drain with replaceable filter
Engine manufacturer/modelFR651V
Transaxle typeK46 heavy-duty hydrostatic, two-wheel drive
Transaxle controlSide-by-side pedals
Rear tires20x10-8
Lift system typeSpring-assisted hand-grip lever
Cutting widthAccel Deep™ mower deck, 42 in.
107 in.
U.S. warranty3-year/200-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:
Power21.5 hp
16.0 kW
Displacement44.3 cu in.
726 cc
Manufacturer/modelFR651V
TypeOverhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
CylindersV-twin, cast-iron liners
GovernorMechanical
Choke/speed controlSeparate levers, automatic choke return
Cooling methodAir
Air cleanerDry, replaceable
Oil changeNo-tools oil drain with replaceable filter
Fuel system:
TypeGasoline
Fuel deliveryPulse pump and carburetor
Fuel gaugeEasy-read on dash
Fuel tank locationRear
Fuel fill openingCenter, 1.75 in.
4.45 cm
Fuel tank capacity2.4 U.S. gal.
9.1 L
Electrical system:
Battery12 V
300 CCA
Charging systemFlywheel alternator, regulated, 12 amp
Engine starterBendix type
Hour meterYes
HeadlightsTwo standard, incandescent
Taillights or reflectorReflectors
Backup lightsNo
Rear work lightsNo
12-V outletNo
Transaxle:
TypeK46 heavy-duty hydrostatic, two-wheel drive
ControlSide-by-side pedals
Cruise controlStandard
Oil coolerFins and fan on transaxle
Oil filterInternal, not replaceable
Differential lockNo
Forward speed0-5.5 mph
0-8.9 km/h
Reverse speed0-3.2 mph
0-5.2 km/h
BrakesInternal wet disk
Chassis:
FrameFull-length welded steel
Primer/paintE-coat/powder
Weight bracketOptional rear
Receiver hitchNo
Front axleCast iron front axle, front wheel sealed ball bearings
Spindle bushingsNo
Front tires15x6-6
Rear tires20x10-8
Hood materialMolded-in color material reduces sound, will not rust or dent
Fender deck materialStamped steel
Floor matsYes, with debris removing channels
StorageStorage tray with cover
Service interval decalYes
Fender handles/gripsHandgrips
Cup holderYes
Equipment mountingCargO Mount™ system
Maximum towing capacity500 lb
227 kg
Steering:
TypeSector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod
Four-wheel steerNot available on this model
Steering wheelDeluxe, diameter - 14 in.
35.6 cm
Tilt steering wheelNo
Turning radius18 in.
45.7 cm
Uncut circle radiusWith 42A: 24 in.
61 cm
Seat:
TypeOpen-back design with grasp
Seat back height15 in.
38.1 cm
ArmrestsNo
Fore-aft adjustmentWhile seated, 5.5 in.
14 cm
Seat suspensionTilt, two rubber isolators
Lift system:
TypeSpring-assisted hand-grip lever
Hydraulic outletsNo
Mower cut height13 positions, 1-4 in.
2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Preset cut heightNo
Mower deck:
TypeSide discharge
Cutting widthAccel Deep mower deck, 42 in.
107 cm
ConstructionStamped steel deck shell
Mower deck material12 gauge
0.105 in.
2.7 mm
Mower wash portYes, with hose end
Mower drive systemElectric power take-off (PTO) clutch
Mower wheelsTwo
Mower wheel adjustmentOne bolt
Mower level adjustmentEasy-level deck
Mower attachability:
TypeSlide under tractor
Front draft armsOne spring clip
Rear draft armsTwo spring clips
Mower wheels rotateNo
Drive systemSingle V-belt
Safety:
Meets ANSI standardYes
Meets OPEI standardYes
Backup protectionReverse Implement Option (RIO)
Safety videoYes
Buyer's notes:
NotesMolded-in color material reduces sound, will not rust or dent
Durable primer and powder paint finish
Large, 14-in. (36-cm) steering wheel for more comfortable operation
Warranty3-year/200-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
Rear bagger2-bag, 6.5 bu
229 L
Powered material collection
Mulching systemYes, MulchControl™
Front thatcher
Front blade46 in.
116.8 cm
Mid-mount blade
Snow blowerTwo-stage, 44 in.
111.8 cm
Rotary broom
Rotary tiller
Sleeve hitch
3-point hitch
Rear power take-off (PTO)
Plow, moldboard
Box scraper
Cultivator
Rear blade
Disk harrow
Landscape rake
SprayerTow-behind only, 15 U.S. gal.
56.8 L
Tow-behind only, 25 U.S. gal.
94.6 L
SpreaderTow-behind only, 125 lb
57.7 kg
Tow-behind only, 175 lb
79.4 kg
Front bumperIncluded
Brush guard
Weather protectionWeather enclosure
Sun canopySun canopy
Rear receiver hitch
Bucket holderYes, single bucket
Grass stripingLawn striping kit
Tractor shovel
Front loader
Other equipment
Tow-behind tools16
Dimensions:
Height45 in.
1143 mm
Overall length75.1 in.
1908 mm
Wheelbase48.9 in.
1242 mm
Width with mower50 in.
1270 mm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage)49 in.
1244 mm
Width without mower39.4 in.
1000 mm
Weight486 lb
220 kg
Additional information:
Manufacturing locationGreeneville, Tennessee, USA
Date collected3-Oct-22
Product Specials

4.9% APR fixed rate for 60 months1 on New John Deere 200 Series Lawn Tractors

4.9% APR fixed rate for 60 months

  • 4.9% APR fixed rate for 60 months1 OR
  • No Interest if Paid in Full within 9 Months2
  • Offers available 01 May 2024 through 31 July 2024
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1Offer valid on qualifying purchases made 01 May 2024 through 31 July 2024. Subject to approved credit on a Revolving Plan account, a service of John Deere Financial, f.s.b. For consumer use only. No down payment required. 4.9% APR is for 60 months only, regular Revolving Plan rates will apply after that. The regular Revolving Plan rate, which varies over time, is currently 23.50% APR (as of 01 September 2023). Available at participating U.S. dealers. Prices and models may vary by dealer. Offer available on new equipment and in the U.S. only. Prices and savings in U.S. dollars.

2Offer valid on qualifying purchases made 01 May 2024 through 31 July 2024. Subject to approved credit on a Revolving Plan account, a service of John Deere Financial, f.s.b. For consumer use only. No down payment required. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date at 17.90% APR if the purchase balance is not paid in full within 9 months or if your account is otherwise in default. Available at participating U.S. dealers. Prices and models may vary by dealer. Offer available on new equipment and in the U.S. only. Prices and savings in U.S. dollars.

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200 Series
Manufacturer
John Deere
Location
Amelia, Ohio
Bloomington, Indiana
Botkins, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Germantown, Ohio
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Lebanon, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Tipp City, Ohio
Urbana, Ohio
Expiration Date
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

4.9% APR fixed rate for 60 months1 on New John Deere 200 Series Lawn Tractors

4.9% APR fixed rate for 60 months

  • 4.9% APR fixed rate for 60 months1 OR
  • No Interest if Paid in Full within 9 Months2
  • Offers available 01 May 2024 through 31 July 2024
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Terms

1Offer valid on qualifying purchases made 01 May 2024 through 31 July 2024. Subject to approved credit on a Revolving Plan account, a service of John Deere Financial, f.s.b. For consumer use only. No down payment required. 4.9% APR is for 60 months only, regular Revolving Plan rates will apply after that. The regular Revolving Plan rate, which varies over time, is currently 23.50% APR (as of 01 September 2023). Available at participating U.S. dealers. Prices and models may vary by dealer. Offer available on new equipment and in the U.S. only. Prices and savings in U.S. dollars.

2Offer valid on qualifying purchases made 01 May 2024 through 31 July 2024. Subject to approved credit on a Revolving Plan account, a service of John Deere Financial, f.s.b. For consumer use only. No down payment required. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date at 17.90% APR if the purchase balance is not paid in full within 9 months or if your account is otherwise in default. Available at participating U.S. dealers. Prices and models may vary by dealer. Offer available on new equipment and in the U.S. only. Prices and savings in U.S. dollars.

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Category
200 Series
Manufacturer
John Deere
Location
Amelia, Ohio
Bloomington, Indiana
Botkins, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Germantown, Ohio
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Lebanon, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Tipp City, Ohio
Urbana, Ohio
Expiration Date
Wednesday, July 31, 2024