Husqvarna RZ3016 30-Inch 16.5 HP

The Husqvarna RZ3016 is a great zero turn mower that is designed with maneuverability, efficiency and convenience in mind.It is equipped with a high quality 500 cubic centimeter engine manufactured by Briggs & Stratton that provides a full 16.5 horsepower.

The Husqvarna RZ3016 has a lot of really great features that make it an ideal zero turn mower for use on a residential property that has more than 1/2 acre but less than a full acre of grass to cut. The fact that it is a zero turn mower means that it will be one of the most maneuverable riding mowers you could ever buy.

Husqvarna RZ3016Zero turn mowers are designed to have the tightest turning radius of any mower available today.If you provide more power to one wheel than the other, the mower will move in a curved line; if you provide more power to one wheel while braking on the other, the mower will spin 360 degrees on its own axis.

A Briggs & Stratton engine putting out 16.5 HP is more than enough power to tackle the thickest of lawns.There is a 12 volt electric start system so you don’t have to worry about it not starting or having to mess with a choke.engine

Another great feature included on the RZ3016 is the 3 gallon gas tank.A lot of mowers this size only come with a 1.5 gallon tank.A smaller tank means more time spent refueling, especially on larger lawns.

The Husqvarna RZ3016 has a 30 inch cutting deck and overall dimensions of 66.5 x 37.1 x 39.3 inches. It weighs just 395 pounds, which is extremely light for zero turn mower such as this one.

It has a gas powered, Briggs & Stratton made 500cc Endurance Series engine that provides the 16.5 horsepower for reliable performance and quality cuts.

The drive system is maintenance free featuring a Dual-Hydro Gear EZT Drive system.Having to conduct maintenance on a mower can be quite the task and if you don’t know what you’re doing, it can be very expensive paying someone to do it for you.

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transmisionThe Husqvarna has a hydrostatic transmission manufactured by Hydro Gear that provides top forward speed of 6.5 mph and a top reverse speed of 3.5 mph.

Its differential drive system is operated via a twin lever setup, in which each of the levers controls how much power is provided to each of the rear wheels.

It has six height settings between 1.5 and 4.5 inches that are controlled by a single lever. The deck lift system is a manual hand operated lift.

The mower’s 30 inch cutting deck is equipped with Husqvarna’s unique air induction technology.This feature is designed to optimize air flow around the blades, which causes the grass to stand up taller, allowing for a more uniform cut.

This innovative technology is not available on other zero turn mowers, so you can be certain that with this Husqvarna model you will be getting one of the best, most professional looking cuts every time you use it.

The mower has six height adjustments ranging from 1.5 to 4.5 inches that can be easily selected using a single manual lever on the mower’s rear fender and within easy reach while you are in the cockpit.

The Husqvarna RZ3016 is the perfect solution for property owners who desire the quality of a zero turn mower without breaking the bank.

PROS:
  • Reliable cutting and overall performance
  • Powerful Briggs & Stratton 500cc engine
  • Hydrostatic transmission
  • Comfortable Seat
  • Reinforced steel mowing deck

CONS:
  • A bigger cutting blade would certainly be better

Husqvarna RZ3016 30-Inch Zero Turn Riding Lawn Mower

The Husqvarna RZ3016 have exceptional value when compared to other residential ZTR's in it's price range.
9 Total Score
Excellent

The Husqvarna RZ3016 have exceptional value when compared to other residential ZTR's in it's price range.

Comfort
8.5
Maneuverability
9
Cut Quality
9
Price
9.5
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