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Ultima Series Zero-Turn Lawn Mowers

Lawn Mowers

Step up to the ultimate all-around mowing experience.

Forged with Strength

Built with Strength

Our continuous square tubular frame was designed for enhanced strength and durability.

Thoughtfully Designed Steel Frame

Thoughtfully Designed Steel Frame
  • 2" x 2" tubular steel frame
  • Lower frame delivers unmatched rigidity
  • Upper frame offers protection and additional support

Power Up With Ease

Power Up With Ease
  • Powered by premium Kawasaki® and Kohler® engines
  • Runs at speeds up to 7.5 MPH
  • Cuts up to 50% faster than a lawn tractor

Built to Last. And Outlast.

Built to Last. And Outlast.
  • Automotive-grade corosion defense e-coat system protects the lower frame
  • Limited lifetime frame warranty provides ultimate peace of mind
Redefining Comfort

Redefining Comfort

Settle in to a fully adjustable command center and experience next-level comfort designed for optimized speed and control from head to toe.

Premium Seating

Premium Seating
  • Automotive-inspired, premium fully adjustable 18" high-back seat
  • Dual-stage polymer seat isolators deliver a smoother, quieter ride on any terrain
  • Step up to maximum comfort with armrests on ZT2 models

Cut Comfortably

Cut Comfortably
  • Rubber floor mat allows for greater traction and reduces vibration
  • Adjustable seat slides 4 inches front to back, providing ample leg room

Comfortable Hand Controls

Comfortable Hand Controls
  • Industry-exclusive over molded hand grips with soft-touch rubber reduce vibration and provide maximum comfort
  • Quick-knob adjustable control levers offers optimized comfort
Best-In-Class Cut

Best-In-Class Cut

The Aeroforce™ deck has been independently tested against the top competitors and proven to deliver the best cut in its class.

AeroForce Deck™

AeroForce Deck™
  • Results in finer clippings, fewer clumps, reduced stragglers and increased evenness
  • Fully welded and fabricated
  • Limited lifetime fabricated deck shell warranty

Personalized for Precision

Personalized for Precision
  • Industry-leading deck height adjustment dial with 15 quarter-inch increments for maximum precision
  • Easy-to-use deck lift foot pedal
  • Offset front axle delivers greater trim capabilities and cut quality

Tougher Tires

Tougher Tires
  • Premium tire set deliver increased traction and less turf damage
  • Larger tires offer greater stability, control and a smoother rider
  • Turf Master® tread provides better traction on slopes and wet conditions
All-Around Comfort

"The Ultima is very comfortable and easy to use, from the thick comfy chair to the controls all being conveniently placed."

— Tim Linden, Grass Daddy
Maintenance Made Easy
Maintenance Made Easy
  • Removable floor pan and open frame design provides easy deck and engine access for cleaning and maintenance
  • Maintenance-free spindles
  • Battery is easily accessible under seat
Stronger Machine. Stronger Warranty.
  • Three year/no-hour limit limited warranty plus limited lifetime warranty on frame and fabricated deck shell
  • Built in Martin, Tennessee
Three Year Limited Warranty
Three Year Limited Warranty
The Ultimate Mowing Experience Starts at $2,699
The Ultimate Mowing Experience Starts at $2,699
  • Exceptional financing options are available through your local independent dealer
  • Nationwide dealer network provides expert service and support

See strength for yourself.

All-Around Great Mower

"This machine not only looks great from a design and construction standpoint, but it rides and drives like a new car."

— Mickey Mansfield, Your Modern Dad

Find the right Ultima zero-turn for you.

  1. 1)AREA
  2. 2)TERRAIN
  4. 4)Results
How large is the area you will be mowing?
Less than 1 acre
1 to 2 acres
2 to 4 acres
4 or more acres

42" — 54" Decks

Ideal for 2-4 acres

54" — 60" Decks

Ideal for 4+ acres

Take strength for a test-drive.

Find your local dealer

Competitor Comparison Guide

Cub Cadet Ultima Series®
ZT1 54
John Deere®
355 E
Toro TimeCutter®
2" x 2" square tubular upper and lower frame structure Yes No No
Best-in-class cut* — mulch, side discharge and bagging performance Yes No No
Large 20" diameter rear tires Yes Yes No
18" high-back seat Yes No Yes
Unique seat isolators Yes No No
Industry-leading ergo grip Yes No No
Rubber floor mat Yes No No
LED headlights Yes No No
3-year / unlimited hours** Yes No Yes
Limited lifetime frame warranty** Yes No No
Limited lifetime fabricated deck shell warranty** Yes No No

2019 Cub Cadet Ultima ZT1 54
2018 John Deere 355 E; source: as of 11/6/2018. John Deere is a registered trademark of Deere & Company
2018 Toro TimeCutter® SS 5000; source: as of 11/6/2018. Toro is a registered trademark of Toro Company.
*Based on testing evaluation conducted with The Ohio State University of cut appearance in side discharge, mulch and bagging modes of current model Cub Cadet ZT1 54", John Deere Z355 E, Toro TimeCutter SS 5000, Hustler RAPTOR 52, Ariens ICON X 52 and Husqvarna Z 254 conducted on June 5-7, 2018. The Ohio State University does not endorse or promote Cub Cadet or any of its products or services. **Limited warranty. Certain restrictions apply. See store associate for full warranty details.

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Get more from your Ultima with added attachments.

All accessories are built for compatibility with specific models, and all models come standard with rear tow hitch and LED headlights.

Ultima™ Series Lawn Striping Kit

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Ultima™ Series Lawn Striping Kit

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Xtreme Mulching Kit for 50-inch Cutting Deck (2015- )

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Ultima™ Series Lawn Striping Kit

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