Reviews on Home Depot's website for the John Deere 48-inch D140 front-engine riding mower are generally very good, with an average rating of 4.3 out of five stars. Lowes' online ratings for Deere's 42-inch D105 mower are similar. Deere's own website displays good, but not great, reviews for the D110.
At the Home Depot site, the vast majority of reviewers assigned the John Deere D140 five stars. Positive comments appreciate the mower's short turning radius, the engine's power, its comfortable ride and its fuel efficiency. Dissatisfied purchasers mention broken belts, an inability to handle heavy grasses, transmission problems and a poor warranty.
With an average of four out of five stars, Deere's D105 collects many good reviews at Lowes' website. Consumers who like the machine acknowledge how easy it is to steer, and how well it works on hills. Other advantages include an adjustable seat, automatic transmission and a reasonable price. People who do not recommend the machine criticize its short battery life, poor quality tires, uneven cutting and sticky clutch.
On the John Deere website, the D110 Lawn Tractor earns an average rating of 3.9 stars out of five. Supporters remark on its smoothness of operation, its adaptability for other tasks and its dependability. Complaints include transmission problems, poor construction and slow speed.