John Deere Z525E ZTrak™ Mower with 48- or 54-in. Deck

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ZTrak™ Zero-Turn-Radius Mowers offer unmatched quality, performance, and comfort. They are designed for efficient mowing with exceptional maneuverability and trimming capability.

  • 24-hp (17.9 kW)* V-Twin engine
  • 48- or 54-in. Accel Deep™ mower deck
  • 8.5-mph ground speed
  • 2-year/120-hour bumper-to-bumper warranty
Key Specs:
Engine power 24 hp
17.9 kW
Engine model number M44 Extended Life Series (ELS)
Forward speed 0-8.5 mph
0-13.7 km/h
Front caster tires 13x5-6
Drive tires 22x9.5-10
Seat back height Medium back with armrests, 15 in.
38.1 cm
Width of cut Accel Deep™ mower deck, 48 in.
122 cm
Accel Deep™ mower deck, 54 in.
137 cm
Mulching system Optional MulchControl™ attachment
U.S. warranty 2 year or 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
24 hp
17.9 kW
Model number M44 Extended Life Series (ELS)
Displacement 44.2 cu in.
724 cc
Cylinders V-twin
Lubrication Full pressure with replaceable filter, capacity, 2 U.S. qt
1.9 L
Type Overhead valve
Battery 12 V
300 CCA
Choke/speed control Separate levers
Cooling method Air
Fuel tank capacity 4.5 U.S. gal.
17 L
Fuel gauge Fuel level sight line
Drive train:
Dual hydros Tuff Torq TZ17-D with 1-in. (2.5-cm) axles
Travel speed:
Forward speed 0-8.5 mph
0-13.7 km/h
Reverse speed 0-4 mph
0-6.4 km/h
Speed and direction control Twin levers
Control adjustment 2-height/9-fore-aft, 18 positions
Chassis:
Frame Heavy-duty frame tubing
Primer/paint E-coat/powder
Front caster tires 13x5-6
Front caster bearings Sealed ball bearings
Drive tires 22x9.5-10
Hourmeter Yes
Service interval decal Yes
Storage compartment Yes
Cup holder Yes
Seat:
Seat back height Medium back with armrests, 15 in.
38.1 cm
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 3 in.
7.6 cm
Seat suspension Two springs
Lift system:
Type Hand lever with optional foot lift
Mower cut height 1-4 in.
2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments 0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Preset cut height Yes
Mower deck:
Width of cut Accel Deep™ mower deck, 48 in.
122 cm
Accel Deep™ mower deck, 54 in.
137 cm
Type Side discharge
Mower deck material 10 gauge
0.135 in.
3.4 mm
Mower drive system V-belt
PTO:
Type Electric, 125 lb-ft
169.5 Nm
Drive V-belt
Dimensions:
Wheelbase 48.7 in.
123.7 cm
Overall length 76.7 in.
194.8 cm
Width without mower 47.4 in.
120.4 cm
Width with mower 48A - 62.6 in.
159 cm
54A - 68.8 in.
174.8 cm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage) 48A - 54 in.
137.2 cm
54A - 59.7 in.
151.6 cm
Height 39.4 in.
100.1 cm
Weight With mower and fuel, 48A, 615 lb
279 kg
With mower and fuel, 54A, 631 lb
286 kg
Safety:
Operator presence system Yes
Park brake interlock Yes
Safety video Yes
Buyer's notes:
Note 1 Mower wash port makes cleaning the deck easier
Note 2 Flip-up foot platform for easy service access
Note 3 18-position adjustable motion-control levers
U.S. warranty 2 year or 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 attachments:
Mulching system Optional MulchControl™ attachment
Rubber floor mat Yes
Mounted sprayer 15 U.S. gal.
56.8 L
Storage cover Yes
Light kit Dual headlight kit
Material collection system Power Flow rear bagger, 6.5 bu
229.1 L
Additional information:
Date collected 02-May-2018
5526GX