If you’re in the market to purchase a new mower, remember there are several factors that should be considered before making your decision. A key aspect to note is whether the model is a front wheel or rear wheel drive, with the most popular choice being the front wheel drive.
To help you choose, let’s dive into a more in depth analysis and comparison of the front wheel and rear wheel drive mowers.
Introducing The Contenders: Front Wheel Vs Rear Wheel Drive Mowers
Rear wheel drive and front wheel drive are two of the model options that you will be faced with when looking to purchase a self propelled mower. A mower that is self propelled will have an engine that powers not only the mower’s blades but also its wheels.
Keen to learn more about the specific physics of self propelled mowers? Check out this article!
In some cases, all four wheels are in a self propelled mower are powered but, unless you are dealing with a particularly bumpy and uneven lawn, it is more likely that you’ll just be looking at front or rear wheel drive. Four wheel drive self propelled mowers may be more commonly found in farming equipment and on riding lawn mowers.
Having a self propelled mower means that you are not required to push the mower across the lawn, but rather you will