LTX 1045 Lawn Tractor


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

Single-Cylinder 20 HP* Cub Cadet® professional-grade Kohler® Courage® engine

Full pressure lubrication gives you reliability and smooth operation.

46" Heavy-Duty Twin Blade Mowing Deck

Thick blades stay sharp longer.

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

Overlapping blades ensure that no grass is left uncut, and a wide discharge chute spreads grass clippings evenly.

Heavy-Duty Hydrostatic Transmission

Easy to use, provides an infinite amount of speed settings.

Dual pedal control both speed and direction without having to shift or clutch.

Offers a more efficient transfer of power.

Cub Comfort™ Seat

Cub Comfort™ high-back seat provides comfort on rough terrain.

12 positions with 6" seat travel

12" Turning Radius

Ultra-tight 12” turning radius for remarkable maneuverabilty. 

Easily mow around obstacles, reducing the need for trimming 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 System

Engine Type: 20 HP* Cub Cadet® professional-grade 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 w/heavy-duty hydrostatic pump
Engine to Transmission:   Heavy-duty 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 and glove box

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™ high-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 – 2.3 mph
Fuel Tank:  3.5 Gal. easyfill, rustproof
Engine Oil:  1.6 qt
Transmission Oil:  1.9 qt
Wheelbase: 47.5"
Overall Length:  69"
Estimated Weight w/Deck:  510 lbs.

Cutting Width/Blades:  46" 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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