One of the top-rated manufacturers of riding lawn mowers is Husqvarna, as of 2015. One of the best models made by Husqvarna is the YTH2042.
The Husqvarna YTH2042 has a 42-inch deck size and 20 horsepower, and a rating of four out of five stars. Another top-rated riding lawn mower brand on the market is We-One. The brand carries electric start models with 8.75 horsepower.
Swisher is an additional top-rated lawn mower manufacturer. The Swisher ZTR2460BS is a zero turn model with a 60-inch deck. This model offers 24 horsepower. Poulan Pro and MTD are other trusted and reliable manufacturers of riding lawn mowers.