Thinking about buying a new lawn mower? You don’t have to spend a cent over $200. Lawn mowers are getting more and more sophisticated, and also cheaper. The best cheap lawn mower in the market right now is the BLACK+DECKER MTE912, costs only about $100. If you look hard enough, there are plenty of options for budget lawn mowers. Here is a list:
10 Best Cheap Lawn Mower – 2017
For a bargain price, this is definitely the best cheap lawn mower I’ve gotten my hands on. It’s works automatically and seamlessly in my rather average sized yard. The automatic feed system ensures that the mower keeps working even if there’s bumping. The mower part detaches very easily so it’s easy to clean as well. I was worried whether this would work on thick patches of grass, but it did. I had to mow over about two times but it trimmed the leaves very nicely. The motor is 6.5 amp so it’s powerful enough for half-acre yards. It’s perfect once you buy an extension power cord.
This electric lawn mower comes with a grass bag. This mower has a really powerful 12-amp motor. It can cut trough a 14-inch wide path easily. Cutting height can be customized too according to the length of the leaves. The grass catcher can be detached rather easily for cleaning. Mine even came with a 2-year warranty. This mower is surprisingly easy to use and once mowing is usually enough to make the average yard look well trimmed.
This is a manual lawn mower with a grass catcher bag. It’s very appealing and is quite powerful as well. It can make a 16-inch cutting path. If the grass is short, mowing is quick and pain free. The blades are rather sharp so I never had to spend hours mowing the lawn. It’s very comfortable to use as well. It provides 4 height adjustment levels. The front and rear wheels are quite sturdy and can handle even the roughest ground. Unlike many other manual lawn mowers I had used in the past, this one was really quiet too.
If you are looking a classic style lawn mower for a dirt cheap price, then this would be the perfect choice. This push lawn mower cost me only $60. It’s not a hassle to use, as expected, and is very good at giving precise and scissor-like cuts. I liked the fact that the wheels are rather large, so you can cover a large area at a time. Also, it’s helpful when cutting tall grass. I didn’t face any evenness issues when mowing, as many push lawn mower owners tend to complain. It works great and it’s quick. I can have half my lawn mowed using this one during the time it takes to prime and refuel a gas mower.
This is a rather powerful lawn mower that is just perfect for large yards. If your lawn is bigger than average, or has thick grass issues, this mower will be all you need to get everything trimmed in no time. It’s equipped with a rather powerful 12-amp electric motor that can cut through even the toughest grass like butter. Cutting deck is an awesome 20 inches long. It also has multiple features that allow clipping grass, rear bagging and mulching. Height can be adjusted to 7 positions. For a large yard, this mower is well worth the investment.
I liked this push mower very much because it gives me greater control for maneuvering. Though it’s a push mower, it has super sharp blades and a 16-inch cutting width. Blades are heat treated so they stay sharp longer. Height can be adjusted easily by half inches. If you have a yard with a lot of bends and curves, then this lawn mower will feel like heaven sent. It rolls smoothly without any issues. Plus, it costs only about $90, so I’d say this is one of the best cheap lawn mowers available.
This is a rather small but impressively powerful lawn mower. It comes with 3 cutting height adjustments that will help you chop through the grass. There are four wheels for easy handling as well. What’s really worth writing about is the 140cc Powermore OHV engine. It can get any mowing job done in half the time.
I got this classic style push mower for a good price. You may wonder why you should pay that much for a manual mower when there are other cheaper ones on this list. The advantage lies in the heat treated steel blades that can be adjusted to 9 grass heights. This mower can plow through any grass no matter the height or thickness. The wheels have rugged tires to handle rough terrain as well. So, it’s a bit more than the traditional push mower. I recommend this for larger yards. Also, considering no gas or electricity is needed, you can actually save money with this in the future.
If you are looking for a powerful lawn mower other than your average small yard one, this would be a good choice. This mower is well suited for larger yards with pesky weed issues. The cutting deck is an eye-popping 21 inches, and it’s optimized to clean up the yard in no time. Plus, it has a 140 cc Briggs & Stratton engine inside. This mower is powerful, durable and a real convenience.
If you want a solid lawnmower you can rely on for years, this mower would do great. I managed to get one for a bargain price. So far it has not disappointed me. It has a grass collector in the bag so you won’t need to use a leaf blower afterward. You can buy the grass bag in cloth or plastic. Either way, it works the same and is easy to clean. It has six height adjustments. The design is very low profile so it’s each to reach under shrubs and other areas with obstacles. I highly recommend this mower if you are looking for a reliable lawn mower.
Tips for Buying the Best Budget Lawn Mower
When shopping for cheap lawn mower, keep the following in mind:
Don’t bother buying secondhand when you can purchase a brand new lawn mower for less than $200.
Always compare the price to the features on offer. It’s worthwhile to pay a dozen or so dollars more for a desired feature.
Prices may vary depending on how the lawn mower is powered. Gas or battery powered lawn mowers may cost more. Push lawn movers will cost less. However, the power of the motor will matter as well.
Lawn mower engines matters a lot to its power. It’s highly recommended to go with well recognized engines like Honda, Kawasaki and Briggs & Stratton.
The size of your yard matters too. If your yard is less than half an acre, then it’s considered small to medium sized. A budget lawn mower will be sufficient for your needs. However, if you have a very large yard, you may want to invent in a lawn mower that costs close to $500. It can take a long time to mow a lawn with a smaller gadget with a weak engine.
Do not buy a ride-on mower if your yard has hillocks or parts where the ground is uneven. Self-propelled mowers are the best for such a yard.
The length and thickness of your grass should be considered when considering the mower. An electric push mower is recommended for yards with thick patches of grass.