As of 2015, the best-rated zero-turn mowers are the Ariens Max Zoom, Toro TimeCutter SS5000 and John Deere Eztrak Z235, according to ZeroTurnMowerReviews.net, which gives the models 4.8, 4.7 and 4.6 out of five stars, respectively. The mowers also have favorable customer ratings on HomeDepot.com.
The Max Zoom has a cutting width of 60 inches, a 6-gallon fuel capacity and can mow four acres at 8 mph. The Toro SS5000 has a cutting width of 50 inches, a 3-gallon fuel capacity and can mow three acres at 7 mph. The mower also features a Smart Speed system with three anti-scalp wheels. The compact Eztrak has a cutting width of 42 inches, a fuel capacity of 2.1 gallons and can mow 2.45 acres at 7 mph.