Contender™ Zero Turn Mower

COMMERCIAL-STYLE FEATURES TO DELIVER AN IMPRESSIVE CUT

Commercially-inspired features such as durable Hydro-Gear® Transaxles and a tough Briggs & Stratton® Engine make the Contender™ a powerful performer that leaves behind an impressively cut yard for all to see. With new levels of versatility, the integrated cargo bed† adds additional on-the-go convenience for the operator to carry tools, plants and more.

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HEAVY-DUTY MOWER DECK

Experience a great cut with the added durability of a welded mower deck made from rugged 10-gauge steel with reinforced top, side skirts, corners and a steel front edge. Includes a limited lifetime warranty.**

BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE

Designed to perform under harsh, demanding conditions. With its patented five-step integrated cyclonic air management system, the Commercial Series Engine provides ultimate dust and debris protection for extended engine life.

CONTROL PANEL

All of your controls are conveniently located at your fingertips, including: key switch, choke, throttle, electric PTO switch, cup holder and fuel gauge.

HEIGHT-OF-CUT

The mower deck lift system makes adjusting the fabricated steel mower deck a breeze. No wrestling with heavy levers, simply push the foot pedal and move the pin to the desired cutting height.

HYDRO-GEAR® TRANSAXLES

Designed for larger commercial mowing jobs, the ZT-3200® Transaxles deliver continuous torque, smooth speed and bi-directional control.

ADDED VERSATILITY

The Contender™ is more than just a zero turn mower with a great quality of cut. Its integrated rear cargo bed† can carry tools, mulch and more and even dumps toward the rear for easy empty and rinsing capabilities. (Optional on 25/52 model)

**See operator’s manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Length of engine warranty coverage varies by manufacturer.
†100 lb. capacity, do not overload; do not carry passengers. See operator's manual for details.

Model 5901561
Marketing Model 25/52 (Optional Cargo Bed)
US MAP (Minimum Advertised Price)† $5,199.00
CAN MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) $6,759.00
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton
Engine Model Commercial Series V-Twin
Start Type Key
Power Rating * 25
Cylinders 2
Choke/Throttle Separate Choke & Throttle
Engine Displacement (cc) 724
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5.5
Battery(cca) 300
Transmission Type Hydro-Gear® ZT-3200®
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-9
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-4
Brake Separate Lever
Frame 11-Gauge Steel
Front Tires (in) 13 X 5 - 6
Front Axle 1.5" x 2" Welded Steel
Rear Tires (in) 22 X 11 - 10
Seat 18" High-Back Mesh
Suspension N/A
Cutting Width (in) 52
Mower Deck Type Fabricated
Height-of-Cut (in) 2.0-4.5
Height-of-Cut Positions 10-Foot Assist
Number of Blades 3
Blade Engagement Electric PTO Switch
Mower Deck Removal Frame Mounted
Anti-Scalp Wheels 4 Front/Rear Roller
Spindle Cast-Aluminum
Cargo Bed + Optional
Steering Twin Levers
Headlights Optional
Fuel Level Indicator Standard Gauge / Left Hand Console
Cup Holder Standard
Assembled Length (in) 80
Rear Bumper Standard, Steel Rear
Roll Over Protection (ROPS) Fixed
Assembled Width (in) 68
Assembled Height (in) 68
Consumer Warranty (Product) ** 3-Years
Commercial Warranty (Product) ** 90-Days
Fabricated Mower Deck Warranty ** Lifetime

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
+ 50 lb (Courier™) or 100 lb (Contender™) capacity. Do not overload, do not carry passengers. See operator’s manual for details.
** See operator’s manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Length of engine warranty coverage varies by manufacturer.
† Suggested prices will vary by market. Prices are shown in U.S. and Canadian dollars. Set-up, delivery, documentation and destination fees not included. See dealer for details. Features vary by model. We reserve the right to change specifications, features and pricing without notice.

Model 5901562
Marketing Model 25/61 (Optional Cargo Bed)
US MAP (Minimum Advertised Price)† $5,299.00
CAN MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) $6,889.00
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton
Engine Model Commercial Series V-Twin
Start Type Key
Power Rating * 25
Cylinders 2
Choke/Throttle Separate Choke & Throttle
Engine Displacement (cc) 724
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5.5
Battery(cca) 300
Transmission Type Hydro-Gear® ZT-3200®
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-9
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-4
Brake Separate Lever
Frame 11-Gauge Steel
Front Tires (in) 13 x 5 - 6
Front Axle 1.5" x 2" Welded Steel
Rear Tires (in) 22 X 11 - 10
Seat 18" High-Back Mesh
Suspension N/A
Cutting Width (in) 61
Mower Deck Type Fabricated
Height-of-Cut (in) 2.0-4.5
Height-of-Cut Positions 10-Foot Assist
Number of Blades 3
Blade Engagement Electric PTO Switch
Mower Deck Removal Frame Mounted
Anti-Scalp Wheels 4 Front/Rear Roller
Spindle Cast-Aluminum
Cargo Bed + Optional
Steering Twin Levers
Headlights Optional
Fuel Level Indicator Standard Gauge/Left Hand Console
Cup Holder Standard
Assembled Length (in) 84
Rear Bumper Standard, Steel Rear
Roll Over Protection (ROPS) Fixed
Assembled Width (in) 77
Assembled Height (in) 68
Consumer Warranty (Product) ** 3-Years
Commercial Warranty (Product) ** 90-Days
Fabricated Mower Deck Warranty ** Lifetime

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
+ 50 lb (Courier™) or 100 lb (Contender™) capacity. Do not overload, do not carry passengers. See operator’s manual for details.
** See operator’s manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Length of engine warranty coverage varies by manufacturer.
† Suggested prices will vary by market. Set-ip, delivery, documentation, and destination fees not included. See dealer for details. Features vary by model. We reserve the right to change specifications, features and pricing without notice. Not all models available in California.

Model 5901565
Marketing Model 25/61 (Standard Cargo Bed)
US MAP (Minimum Advertised Price)† $5,599.00
CAN MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) $7,279.00
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton
Engine Model Commercial Series V-Twin
Start Type Key
Power Rating * 25
Cylinders 2
Choke/Throttle Separate Choke & Throttle
Engine Displacement (cc) 724
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5.5
Battery(cca) 300
Transmission Type Hydro-Gear® ZT-3200®
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-9
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-4
Brake Separate Lever
Frame 11-Gauge Steel
Front Tires (in) 13 x 5 - 6
Front Axle 1.5" x 2" Welded Steel
Rear Tires (in) 22 X 11 - 10
Seat 18" High-Back Mesh
Suspension N/A
Cutting Width (in) 61
Mower Deck Type Fabricated
Height-of-Cut (in) 2.0-4.5
Height-of-Cut Positions 10-Foot Assist
Number of Blades 3
Blade Engagement Electric PTO Switch
Mower Deck Removal Frame Mounted
Anti-Scalp Wheels 4 Front/Rear Roller
Spindle Cast-Aluminum
Cargo Bed + Standard
Steering Twin Levers
Headlights Optional
Fuel Level Indicator Standard Gauge / Left Hand Console
Cup Holder Standard
Assembled Length (in) 84
Rear Bumper Standard, Steel Rear
Roll Over Protection (ROPS) Fixed
Assembled Width (in) 77
Assembled Height (in) 68
Consumer Warranty (Product) ** 3-Years
Commercial Warranty (Product) ** 90-Days
Fabricated Mower Deck Warranty ** Lifetime

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
+ 50 lb (Courier™) or 100 lb (Contender™) capacity. Do not overload, do not carry passengers. See operator’s manual for details.
** See operator’s manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Length of engine warranty coverage varies by manufacturer.
† Suggested prices will vary by market. Prices are shown in U.S. and Canadian dollars. Set-up, delivery, documentation and destination fees not included. See dealer for details. Features vary by model. We reserve the right to change specifications, features and pricing without notice.

MULCHER KIT

Our innovative mulching kit reduces grass clippings and returns them to your lawn. Available for 52” and 61” mower decks. Shredder blades (sold separately) install to shred leaves with ease.

TRIPLE GRASS CATCHER

Collect grass clippings into three easy-to-empty bags for a clean finish. Available for 52” and 61” mower deck size. Capacity: 10 bushels

ZERO TURN HEADLIGHT KIT

Use the front headlight kit for better evening visibility while cutting the grass with your zero turn mower.

CARGO BED†

Make the Contender™ a versatile zero turn mower with the addition of a rear-dumping cargo bed. Comes standard on most models. Capacity: 100 lbs

†100 lb. capacity, do not overload; do not carry passengers. Standard on most models. See operator's manual for details.

Note: Attachments for previous 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 catchers). Please see dealer for details.