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Self-Propelled vs Push Mowers

Self-Propelled vs Push Mowers

Finding the right lawn mower to suit your property and lawn needs can be tricky, especially if it's been a while since you last shopped for a new lawn mower. The lawn care world is booming with different types of mowers that offer innovative features and streamlined designs, making mowers more agile and powerful than ever! When it comes to the Push Mowers vs Self-Propelled Mowers, there are pros and cons of both, but we are here to help you make the right investment.

What is the difference?

As per the name, the Self-Propelled Mower has a drive system to propel it forward; whereas, the push mower requires manual effort to move. Therefore, if you mainly need your mower to get you through hills and rough terrain the self-propelled mower is for you. However, if your lawn is flat, curvy or filled with obstacles and tight spaces, you will benefit from the push mower and its manoeuvrability.

Pros of Self-Propelled Mowers

  • Ideal for those¬†with physical limitations
  • Higher cut speed than push mowers
  • Battery operated options
  • Ideal for uphill operation
  • Powers through tough terrain
  • Capable of cutting tall grass and weeds

Challenges of Self-Propelled Mowers

  • Sometimes more expensive than push mowers
  • Heavier by design
  • Uses more gas than push mowers

If this sounds like the one for you, check out our top seller, Bushranger Self-Propelled Lawn Mower.

Pros of Push-Mowers

  • Simple and reliable by design
  • Ideal for flat yards
  • More affordable than self-propelled mowers
  • Lightweight - easier to transport
  • Easier to manoeuvre
  • Cordless and battery powered

Challenges of Push-Mowers

  • Requires manual effort to push
  • Not ideal for rough terrain and hills
  • More challenging to manoeuvre

If you are looking for affordability without quality compromise, we recommend our best selling Push Lawn Mower, Bushranger Rotary Mower.

Have Questions?

Overall, the push mower is an excellent choice for homeowners on a budget who have a small yard whereas the self-propelled mowers are the best option if you live on hilly terrain. It is important to consider all aspects of both mowers to ultimately find one that fits your yard and provides you with optimal performance.

If you have any questions about the ins and outs of the Push Mower range or the Self-Propelled Mower range get in touch with our friendly team today!

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