LTX 1040 Lawn Tractor


19 HP* Cub Cadet® Professional-Grade Kohler® OHVEngine

The 19 HP* Cub Cadet® Professional-Grade Kohler® Single Cylinder OHV engine was designed for longer engine life, quieter operation and better ride. Full-pressure lubrication w/ spin-on oil filter. Easy access makes routine maintenance of your riding lawn tractor quick and easy.



42" Heavy-Duty Twin Blade Mowing Deck

The overlapping heavy-duty twin-blade cutting system delivers the unsurpassed results of the Cub Cadet Signature Cut™. Aerospace engineers created a combination of superior deck design and system components optimized for flawless performance, low maintenance and professional-quality cut. Only from Cub Cadet.

4 anti-scalp deck wheels ensure even cutting and less scalping.

Automatic CVT with Cruise Control

Easy to use.

Provides an infinite amount of speed settings.

Foot pedal controls the speed while shift lever controls direction - just like a car!

Cub Comfort™ Seat

Mid-back seat provides comfort on rough terrain.

12 positions with 6" seat travel.

Ultra-Tight 12" Turning Radius

Utlra-tight 12" turning radius for remarkable manueverability.

Allows you to easily mow around obstacles, reducing the need for triming and backing up.

Grab handles allow for easy on and off, and provide stability on slopes.

Cast-Iron front axle

Heavy-duty cast-iron with dual grease fittings.

Patented SmartJet™ Deck Wash System

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

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Electrical Systems

Engine Type:  19 HP* Cub Cadet® Kohler® Courage® single-cylinder
Cylinders/Material:  1/cast-iron sleeve
Lubrication:  Fully pressurized automotive-style oil pump w/spin-on oil filter

Drive System:  Automatic CVT w/ cruise control
Engine to Transmission:  Twin CVT drive belt
Cruise Control:  Standard
Transmission Housings:  Die-cast aluminum

Steering:  Manual sector & pinion
Front Axle:  Heavy-duty cast-iron w/dual grease fittings – 5-year limited warranty
Spindles:  3/4"
Ball Joints:  2 Automotive-style
Rearaxle Diameter:   3/4" diameter with dual steel drive hubs
Turning Radius: 12"

Chassis Type:  Robotically welded frame assembly
Frame:  Heavy-duty 9 gauge steel frame rails – 5-year limited warranty
Hood & Grill:  Corrosion- and dent-resistant high-impact ABS
Fender:  Steel fender w/grab handles

Alternator:  15 Amp. regulated
Battery:  12V/Heavy-duty 190 cold crank amp
Charging System:  Flywheel alternator
Headlights:  Standard
System Monitor Package:  Digital hourmeter, change oil service minder, battery voltage monitor, park brake and PTO start sequence LEDs
Safety Systems:  Neutral start, operator presence, reverse safety switch, brake pedal lock, RevTEK™ reverse mowing technology


Additional Specs

Mowing Deck


PTO clutch:  Manual lever control
Deck lift:  Manual/12-position
Brakes:  Automotive-style disc
Seat:  Cub Comfort™ mid-back seat, 12-positions with 6” seat travel

Front Tires:  15" x 6"
Rear Tires:  20" x 8"
Forward Speed:  0 – 5.2 mph
Reverse Speed:  0 – 5.2 mph
Fuel Tank:  3.5 Gal. easy fill, rustproof
Engine Oil:  1.6 qt
Transmission Oil: 19 oz.
Wheelbase:  47.5"
Overall Length:  69"
Estimated Weight w/Deck:  468 lbs.

Cutting Width/Blades:  42" Heavy-duty twin blades
Deck Cutting Height:  1.5" – 4"
Mower Deck Construction:  12-gauge steel
Mower Drive System:  Heavy-duty Kevlar® belt
Anti-Scalping:  4 wheels
Mulch Kit:  Optional
Deck Spindles:  Die-cast aluminum spindle housings w/ ball bearings and grease fittings for long life
Deck Pulleys:  All steel w/heavy-duty bearings
Deck Attach/Removal:  QuickAttach™ in seconds, no tools required
Deck Wash:  Patented SmartJet™ high-pressure deck washing system

3-Year/120-hr and 5-year/500-hr limited warranty 

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

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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