How to Choose a Lawn Mower

Keep your lawn on the cutting edge by choosing the right mower for your needs. STIHL offers a wide variety of mowers to meet the demands of homeowners and pros who maintain properties of all sizes. Use this guide to help decide if you need a tried-and-true walk-behind model, want to cover more ground with a zero-turn mower, or prefer the innovative, automatic mowing of STIHL iMOW®. No matter which style of mower you choose, STIHL has the dependable power and performance to get the job done.

Walk-Behind and Push Mowers

Cut Your Grass Down to Size

Easy to maneuver and store, STIHL push and walk-behind mowers offer exceptional cutting performance in open as well as tight areas. Just right for a small- or medium-sized yard, you can choose between models with standard push operation or get a little extra help from a self-propelled model. The STIHL lineup includes battery push mowers and gas push mowers with options suited for both homeowners and pros.

Features and Benefits


Instant startup, just push the button and pull the switch lever.


Store your mower easily when not in use with its space-saving, foldable design.


Mow earlier in the day and later at night in noise-sensitive areas.

STIHL Battery-Powered Lawn Mowers

Zero-Turn Mowers

Come Along for the Ride

Cover more ground with the rugged dependability of a STIHL zero-turn mower. Zero-turn mowers require more storage space but can also make quick work of big jobs. With a wide range of models for both homeowners and professionals, these feature-packed mowers deliver exceptional cut quality, comfort, and the demanding performance you expect from a STIHL.

Features and Benefits

Four-Wheel Suspension

The four-wheel suspension system found on the STIHL RZ 152 and STIHL RZ 261 models can be tailored to the user’s preference, ensuring a smooth ride and clean, consistent cut quality.

MARBAIN® Hardened Blades

Forged from an exclusive, patented heat-treating process, blades are engineered to give optimal cut quality from a blade built for performance and durability.

Multiple Engine Options

Pros can choose from a range of models featuring Kawasaki, Briggs & Stratton®, or Vanguard® engines, finding the right power for optimal cut quality.

Limited stock available at select STIHL Dealers.

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Gas-Powered Professional Zero-Turn Mowers

Smooth Ride
Industry leading suspension system for maximum all-day comfort.

Range of Power
Choose from Briggs and Stratton®, Kawasaki, and Vanguard® engines.

Safety First
Advanced roll over protection system (ROPS) folds for easy transport.

STIHL RZ 500 Series

Financing and Rebate Available! | With a choice of a 52" or 60" mowing deck and a Briggs & Stratton® or Kawasaki engine, the STIHL RZ 500 Series of zero-turn mowers are ideal on the farm and ranch or for commercial use.

STIHL RZ 500 Series

STIHL RZ 700 Series

Financing and Rebate Available! | The STIHL RZ 700 Series of zero-turn mowers offers 52" or 60" mowing deck sizes with three engine options, allowing pros plenty of options to customize their mowing experience.

STIHL RZ 700 Series

STIHL RZ 900 Series

Financing and Rebate Available! | The STIHL RZ 900 Series represents our top-of-the-line professional zero-turn mowers, offering 60” or 72” mowing deck sizes and three distinct engine options for a customized landscaping experience.

STIHL RZ 900 Series

Limited stock available at select STIHL Dealers.

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iMOW® Robotic Mowers

For a Yard that Mows Itself

Work smarter not harder by cutting your grass with the efficient STIHL iMOW® robotic mower. Automatic mowing saves time and is ideal for small to medium-sized suburban yards. Keep your lawn looking its best by scheduling your mows in advance from the convenient iMOW® smartphone app.

Limited stock available at select STIHL Dealers.

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Features and Benefits


Control with your smartphone.


Schedule your mowing.


Mow early or late without disturbance.

Battery-Powered Automatic Mowers

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*Run time per charge may vary depending on usage and application.