Select Region/Language:
My Account Black Cart IconMy Cart (0)

ZT1500 Zero Turn Mower

Efficient, Easy to Use, Quality Cut

The Simplicity® ZT1500 is complete with a refined lawn cutting system and finely tuned twin-levers to provide a quick and smooth cut. Choose from three different mower decks widths and two different engine brands. Whichever unit you choose, you'll get a precision cut lawn and you will have fun doing lawn maintenance.

Product Ratings

Write A Review

42 inches

22-gross hp*

Briggs & Stratton Professional Series
V-Twin

Starting at: $2,699

46 inches

23-gross hp*

Briggs & Stratton
professional series V-Twin

Starting at: $2,999

46 inches

21.1-gross hp*

Kawasaki® FR Series 
V-Twin

Starting at: $3,099

52 inches

25-gross hp*

Briggs & Stratton Series
Professional Series™ V-Twin

Starting at: $3,199

Meet the Simplicity dealer

in your neighborhood

Features
  • Simplicity ZT1500 Engine Feature
    ENGINE OPTIONS — The ZT1500 zero turn now comes with 2 engine options. The Kawasaki® FR Series V-Twin or the Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™
  • Simplicity ZT1500 Hydro Gear Feature
    HYDRO-GEAR® EZT® TRANSMISSION - The ZT1500 has Hydro-Gear's most popular transmission. Designed to meet the demands of heavier machines to tackle lawn care with greater horsepower. The EZT® delivers smooth, variable mower speed and bi-directional control in a compact lightweight package!
  • Simplicity ZT1500 Castor Wheels Feature
    RUGGED CASTOR WHEELS - Rugged caster wheel assembly and smooth tread tire prevents turf damage on hairpin turns. Each wheel swivel 360 degrees on ball bearings.
  • Simplicity ZT1500 Pivoting Axel Feature
    PIVOTING FRONT AXLE - Cast-iron front axle allows the mower deck to pivot with the ground contours, allowing the mower to ride smoothly over the lawn.
  • ZT1500 Control Feature
    CONTROL PANEL — Every control is right at your fingertips, key choke, throttle, mower engagement, headlight switch, hour meter, cup holder, and fuel gauge.
  • Simplicity ZT1500 Twin Lever Feature
    TWIN-LEVER CONTROL — Soft-touch, twin-lever control lets you glide through turns and around obstacles controlling ground speed with spin-on-a-dime maneuverability.

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
**All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
+Suggested prices will vary by market. Prices in U.S. dollars. Set-up, delivery, documentation, and destination fees not included. See dealer for details.

ZT1500 Zero Turn Mower

Specifications

Models 21.5/46 22/42 23/46 25/52
Select Models Compare Compare Compare Compare
Engine
Make Kawasaki® Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton
Model FR Series V-Twin Professional Series™ V-Twin Professional Series™ V-Twin Professional Series™ V-Twin
Start Type Key Key Key Key
Power Rating 21.5 gross hp* 22 gross hp* 23-gross hp* 25-gross hp*
Cylinders 2 2 2 2
Choke/Throttle Separate Controls Single-Lever Separate Controls Single-Lever
Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. Gallons) 3 Gal 3 Gal 3 Gal 3 Gal
Battery(cca) 230cca 190cca 190cca 230cca
Transmission
Type Hydro-Gear® EZT® Hydro-Gear® EZT® Hydro-Gear® EZT® Hydro-Gear® EZT®
Speed - Fwd 0-6.0 0-6.0 0-6.0 0-6.0
Speed - Rev 0-3.0 0-3.0 0-3.0 0-3.0
Brake Cog Cog Cog Cog
Chassis
Frame 12-Gauge Steel 12-Gauge Steel 12-Gauge Steel 12-Gauge Steel
Front Axle Pivoting Cast-Iron Pivoting Cast-Iron Pivoting Cast-Iron Pivoting Cast-Iron
Front Tires 11 x 4 11 x 4 11 x 4 11 x 4
Rear Tires 18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Seat 15" Mid-Back 15" Mid-Back 15" Mid-Back 15" Mid-Back
Suspension N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mower Deck
Cutting Width (inches) 46 42 46 52
Mower Deck Type Stamped Steel Stamped Steel Stamped Steel Stamped Steel
Height-of-Cut (inches) 1.5-4 1.5-4 1.5-4 1.5-4
Height-of-Cut Positions Infinite, Electric Infinite, Electric Infinite, Electric Infinite, Electric
# of Blades 3 2 3 3
Blade Engagement Electric PTO Switch Electric PTO Switch Electric PTO Switch Electric PTO Switch
Mower Deck Removal Frame Mounted Frame Mounted Frame Mounted Frame Mounted
Anti-Scalp Wheels 2 Front, Rear Roller 2 Front, Rear Roller 2 Front, Rear Roller 2 Front, Rear Roller
Spindle Cast-Aluminum Cast-Aluminum Cast-Aluminum Cast-Aluminum
Features
Steering Twin-Levers Twin-Levers Twin-Levers Twin-Levers
Headlights N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Level Indicator N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cup Holder Standard Standard Standard Standard
Rear Bumper Standard Standard Standard Standard
ROPS N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dimensions
Assembled Length (inches) 73 73 73 75
Assembled Width (inches) 55 53 53 55
Assembled Height (inches) 39 39 39 39
Limited Warranty
Residential*** 3-Years 3-Years 3-Years 3-Years
Commercial*** 90-Days 90-Days 90-Days 90-Days
Limited Lifetime Mower Deck Warranty
Price
MAP (Minimum Advertised Price+) $3,099 $2,699 $2,999 $3,199

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
**All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
+Suggested prices will vary by market. Prices in U.S. dollars. Set-up, delivery, documentation, and destination fees not included. See dealer for details.

ZT1500 Zero Turn Mower

Attachments

Simplicity Mulching Kit Attachment
42″ & 46″ Mulcher Kit*

Our innovative mulching kit reduces grass clippings and returns them to your lawn. Shredder blades (sold separately) install to shred leaves in the fall!

Simplicity Twin Catcher Attachment
Twin Grass Catcher**

Up to 6.5-bushels are collected in two removable, easy-to-empty grass bags.

Simplicity Triple Catcher Attachment
Triple Grass Catcher**

Collect up to 10-bushels of grass clippings into three easy-to-empty lawn bags.

*Shredder blades with mulcher kit must be ordered seperately. **Select collection systems for zero turn models are available with or without a turbo.
Note: Attachments for previously year models and additional attachments through allied equipment manufacturers not shown may be available. Some attachments require additional installation components (i.e. front weights for a catchers). Please see dealer for details.