As of 2015, highly rated lawn tractors include the Swisher ZTR2460BS, Husqvarna 960430173 and Poulan Pro PB155G42. Best reviews, which recommends these lawn tractors, also praises the Snapper ZT2752 300Z and MTD 13BC762F000.
The Swisher ZTR2460BS features a 24 HP, 724cc Briggs & Stratton engine and a 60-inch cutting deck that houses three mulching blades. A Hydro Gear 2800 transmission pushes this mower along at 8 mph. Additional features include armrests, seatbelt and cup holder.
The powerful Husqvarna 960430173 is equipped with a 22 HP Briggs & Stratton Intek V-twin engine and a 42-inch cutting deck that has six height adjustments between 1.5 to 4 inches. The pedal driven transmission pushes this mower along at 5.2 mph.
The Poulan Pro features a 15.5 HP Briggs & Stratton engine atop a 42-inch cutting deck. A six-speed transmission drives 20-inch rear tires for easy maneuverability and efficient operation.