husqvarna mz61 REVIEW

Husqvarna MZ61 Review 2023

HUSQVARNA MZ61 REVIEWS: Zero turn lawn mowers are gaining a wide range of interest from lawn owners. Their ability to turn with zero radius and without losing a spot to cut has helped users a lot to took off their burden. One such zero turn mower which we are going to review today is Husqvarna MZ61. Husqvarna is a well know reputed player when it comes to garden tools and machines. With around dozens of zero turn lawn mower models this is the only company to give so many models with each having its uniqueness. Husqvarna MZ61 review includes it’s specifications, pros cons, key features and ratings which we will cover in this article.

Husqvarna MZ61 is also a zero turn lawn mower with cutting width of 61 inches. Engine manufactured by Briggs and Stratton and power output of 27 horse power. With around all the different brands and models it is very important to have complete outlook of the mower you are gonna purchase otherwise they will be nothing rather than junk metal pieces. So below we are going to start with specifications firstly and then slowly we will move forward. 

Husqvarna MZ61 Specifications

Husqvarna’s MZ series 61-inch cutting deck, the MZ 61 mower is ready to tackle your residential or professional property maintenance. The heavy-duty steel frame and commercially rated hydraulic system create the ultimate mowing experience. A high-back seat with armrests and adjustable steering levers boost operator comfort. Meanwhile, the 27-horsepower Endurance engine means you’ll have plenty of power when you need.



Cutting width61 in
Powder-coated cutting deckYes
Spindle/mandrel typeCast Aluminium
Greaseable mandrelsYes
Cutting height steps12
Blade engagementElectric clutch
Clutch rating200
Cutting deck type11-gauge fabricated
Cutting methodsCollect/Mulch/Side discharge
Nose rollerYes
Deck lifting systemManual, foot assisted
Deck Wash PortNo
Cutting height, min (approximate)1.5 in
Cutting height, max (approximate)4.5 in
Cutting deck materialSteel
Deck thickness11 gauge
Blades3 pcs
Blade-tip speed18500 fpm
Anti-scalp wheels3


Cylinder displacement49.4 cu.inch
Motor/engine manufacturerBriggs & Stratton
Engine nameEndurance Series
Power output27 hp
Engine lubrication typeFull pressure
Oil filterYes
Engine coolingAir
Air filter typeAuto-type Paper
Power/fuel typeGasoline
Fuel tank volume (with reserve)5 gal (US)
Fuel tank locationSide (Single)


Pump displacement10 cm³
Transmission manufacturerHydro-Gear
Transmission modelZT 3100
Fan-cooled pumpsYes
Transmission typeHydrostatic


Seat materialVinyl
Seat typePremium High back 21″ with armrest
Seat springYes
Seat back heightHigh
Hour meter typeDigital
Cup holderYes
Hinged armrestsStandard


Base machine, length75 in
Base machine, height42 in
Base machine, width (chute down)76 in
Base machine, width (chute up)62.3 in
Weight770 lbs
Tire size, front Width6.5 in
Tire size, front Diameter13 in
Tire size, front Diameter wheel6 in


Productivity4.2 acres/hrs.
Speed forward max8mph.
Speed forward min0mph.


Homeowners Warranty4 years or 4000 hrs.
Commercial warranty4 years or 4000 hrs.( Whichever occurs first )

Husqvarna MZ61 Key Features

✓ Powered by Briggs Stratton, the engine consist premium air filters, chrom plated valves, super finished bearing surfaces. It also has a cooling fan for extreme excellence and durable performance.
✓ Equipped with premium integrated zero-turn transmission featuring charge pumps, larger drive axles and expansion tanks. 
✓ Easy access service points. Oil and filter maintenance are all very easy. Hydraulic drive system components adjustment, electrical system, battery management are within your reach to get you back to work within no time.
✓ Pedal assisted Deck lift. Ergonomically designed lift offers cutting height adjustment. Easy quick and fast adjustment by sitting on seat only.
✓ Durable 6 inch wide front Casters with pneumatic tires giving long life and easy ride on tough terrain.
✓ 9 Bushel collection bag gives productivity and versatility without any regular tension of filling of bag. Also designed unique to let you remove and install it within minutes. 
✓ Digital Hour meter stating about estimated mowing time to let you give knowledge. Also equipped with service reminder to let you know it’s time to service your mower.  


1. This lawn mower is Aesthetic. No one can deny from the fact how beautiful this unit is both from the front and back end.
2. The mower is super comfortable to ride. With the high back seat and gripped armrests it reduces the fatique on the operator’s arm.
3. Chokeless start eliminate the chances of starting problems in this mower.
4. Being a zero-turn mower, it is expected that this unit makes an amazing turn in tight spots. 
5. The unit is not loud and contains headlight for better vision in dark places.


  1. The major drawback seen with this unit is that there is not enough weight behind the rear wheels which fails to give proper traction. 

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Husqvarna MZ61 Reviews and Ratings

Husqvarna MZ61 has been purchased worldwide and has many Reviews from its customers. Talking about Ratings, On Husqvarna website the unit is give 4.1/5 stars and 83 % people recommended buying this.

Husqvarna MZ61 Editor’s Rating

  • Performance 4.0/5
  • Cut Quality 4.0/5
  • Durability 4.0/
  • Comforts 3.5/5
  • Price 4.0/5
  • Overall 3.9/5

Where to Buy Husqvarna MZ61

The price of the mower is $$$$ which can vary according to your location. And the websites on which you can find this product listed for sale are:


Final Verdict

Overall this machine deserves a medal in lawn mowing but at the same time its use can be varied according to owners land geography, the unit has been found to have tough time with high slopes and hurdled corners due to loose traction. Also the price of this mower is a little out of budget for some consumers as compared to other options available. But at last it’s up to you to choose your gadget that can transform your desert to fairly land. We would love to hear from you if you found this article useful.

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