RZT 42 Zero-Turn Rider


22 HP* Cub Cadet® Professional-Grade Kohler® Courage® Engine

Built to last and gives you a quieter, smoother ride in tough mowing conditions.

Pivoting Front Axle and Floating Deck

Follow the contours of the ground for superior cutting, providing a smoother and more uniform look.

Front Caster Wheels

Provide a steady ride for maximum operator comfort and are easier on turf.

2-Way Adjustable Lap Bars

2-way adjustable lap bars with comfort grips provide smooth engagement of the transmissions and prevent "jerky" starts.

42" Twin-Blade Mowing Deck

Thick blades stay sharp longer.

Allows you to easily change to bagging or mulching mode.

Patented SmartJet™ Deck Wash System

Attach your hose directly to the deck to wash away clippings and improve deck performance.

Dual Hydro-Gear™ EZT Transmission

Utilizes the full potential of both the engine and the transmission. No hoses between pump and motor allows more power for deck.

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Electrical System

Engine Type:  22 HP* Cub Cadet® professional-grade Kohler® Courage® V-Twin OHV
Cylinders/Material:  2/cast-iron sleeve
Engine Start:   Electric
Engine Lubrication:   Full pressure w/spin-on oil filter
Engine Oil Capacity:  1.6 qt.

Transmission:   Dual Hydro-Gear™ EZT

Steering:  2-Way adjustable lap bars with comfort grips

Frame:   Fully welded steel
Front Axle:   Fabricated – pivoting, greasable
Front Wheel Bearings:    Polycarbonate NSB-90

Alternator:  15 amp. regulated
Battery:  Heavy-duty 12V sealed
Safety Systems:  Operator presence


Additional Specifications

Mower Deck


PTO clutch:   Electronic fingertip engagement
Deck Lift:  Hand lever, multi-position
Seat:  High-back, lever adjustable
Parking Brake:   Mechanical
System Monitor:    Standard electronic

Forward Speed:  6 mph
Reverse Speed:  3 mph
Front Tires:  11" x 4" - 5"
Rear Tires:  18" x 8.5" - 8"
Turning Radius:  Zero
Fuel Tank Capacity:  3 gal.
Cup Holder w/Utility Bin:  Standard
Wheelbase:  43.5"
Overall Length:  67"
Width:  45"
Estimated Weight:    480 lbs.

Cutting Width/Blades:  42" Twin-blades
Deck Cutting Height:  1.5" – 4",  6-position height adjustment
Deck Construction:  13-gauge, floating
Deck Drive System:   Belt driven, Kevlar®
Anti-Scalping:   2 Adjustable-gauge wheels, greasable
Deck Wash:    Patented SmartJet™ high-pressure deck washing system
Accessories:  Optional mulch kit/optional bagger

3-Year/120-hr  limited warranty 

*as rated by engine manufacturer
**see your Cub Cadet Retailer or operator’s manual.

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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