Despite being electric, RYOBI's beloved mower performs as though there was a full tank of gas. The 40V battery is cross-compatible with a wide range of other devices. It vertically folds into an easy-to-store state. The bag easily detaches.
Its 48-minute battery life may not be enough for large yards with lots of detail work.
Corded for straightforward plug-and-mow usage. The 12-amp motor and 3600-rpm blade cut grass efficiently. Simple controls include push-button start and single height lever. Has a versatile clipping discharge.
Requires compatible 12"-14" gauge extension cords.
Ideal for smaller yards. Offers a 14-inch cutting blade with loadless 3500 rpm and the equivalent of 13 amps of power. Includes a hard clippings bag and discharge chute. Weighs only 29 lbs.
A place to store the extension cord would have been convenient.
Fully cordless and comes with 2 battery packs. Blade spins from 2,500-3,500 rpm. Height lever allows for 10 possible grass heights. Offers quiet mode at 2,500 rpm. Comes with a 16-gallon clippings bag.
Trimming flap makes it a little difficult to pull backward.
Battery charges in 30 minutes and provides 60 minutes of run time. Wide 21-inch deck and 7 cutting heights. Tall wheels help make maneuvering easier. Push-button start. Three discharge modes.
Batteries need to be swapped manually if mowing for longer than 60 minutes.
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