By Louis DeNicola, Cheapism.com
Lawn care is a non-stop chore. For anything more than a small patch of green out front or back in need of weekly (or more) trimming, hopping on a riding mower or lawn tractor might actually make the task fun. This alternative to a push mower can be pricey -- some models cost more than a motorcycle -- but Cheapism.com hacked its way through the brush to find several lawn tractors that garner positive reviews from drivers and go for $1,500 or less.Use a riding lawn mower to cut grass in a big yard.
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The Ariens 960460056 (starting at $1,399) lets riders sit back and relax while the machine moseys along in cruise control at a top speed of 5.2 mph. The steel-based mower's 46-inch cutting deck is backed by a V-twin Briggs & Stratton 22 hp engine (most budget riding mowers come with single-cylinder engines) that makes cutting the grass a breeze, according to online reviews. The deck washout port allows for easy cleaning and the 16-inch turning radius andRead More »from Best Inexpensive Riding Mowers for Summer 2013