Honda HRR2169VLA self propelled mower

 
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$5.69 - $499.00
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Summary: This Honda 21-inch, self-propelled mower has multiple speeds and rear-wheel drive. It has a premium engine and electric start.
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Type: Gas multiple speeds self-propelled mower
About - Honda HRR2169VLA

The Honda HRR2169VLA is part of the lawn mower & tractor test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, self propelled mower models like the HRR2169VLA are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Mulching:
Reflects a combination of evenness, which is how close the mowers came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how completely the mower distributed its clippings over the lawn's surface.

Bagging:
Denotes a combination of evenness, which is how close the mowers came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how much clippings the bag held before it filled or the chute clogged.

Side discharging:
A combination of evenness, which is how close the mowers came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how evenly clippings were dispersed from the side-discharge chute.
About This Brand

Honda is a prominent engine maker and sells a premium line of lawn mowers. Honda lawn mowers are known for innovative features and come at premium prices. Honda makes gas-powered lawn mowers with unique drive systems, mulch control, and steel and plastic decks. Honda does not make electric mowers. Honda mowers are among the most expensive on the market. Honda mowers are sold through dealers and Home Depot.

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Features & Specs - Honda HRR2169VLA
info Forward speeds Variable
info Drive wheels rear
info Deck size (in.) 21
info Engine size 160
info Engine manufacturer Honda
info Electric start Yes
info Blade brake clutch No
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User Reviews - Honda HRR2169VLA
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Excellent machine
9/27/2015
Pros
Adjustable Cut-Lengths
Easy to Push & Steer
Ergonomic Grips
Lightweight
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I have never been a fan of self propelled mowers because they always seemed clunky and difficult to maneuver to me.<br />This mower, however, is light and nimble.<br />The self propell feature is excellent allowing total control over speed. After about 10 minutes of use, I had the hang of the variable assist paddle. I can go from no assist to slight boost to full assist easily and predicably.<br />One issue I have is that the electric start doesn't work. The moter runs when you turn the key but the Bendix doesn't kick up and engage the fly wheel.<br />I will probably get this fixed because the mower is under warranty and I did pay for the feature but it's a non issue as the engine starts first pull every time with just a slight tug.<br />I expect excellent engineering from Honda and this mower does not disappoint.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
Good lawn mower for the money
8/12/2015
Pros
Adjustable Cut-Lengths
Easy to Push &amp; Steer
Ergonomic Grips
Lightweight
Cons
Best Uses
Small Lawns
Comment:
The only negative comment I have about this mower is that the lawn mowers bag does not hold all of the clippings. The grass clippings blow onto you while you are mowing your lawn. Other than that, I feel it is a good lawn mower.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Great little cutting machine
7/19/2015
Pros
Adjustable Cut-Lengths
Easy start
Easy to Push &amp; Steer
Fast
Mowes A A Quick Pace If Y
Cons
Takes Getting Used To
Best Uses
Large Lawns
Mulching
Comment:
I have mowed my yard 3 times. The speed control takes a little getting use to. But it certainly can travel faster than I can walk. Last mow the grass was 6-8 inches high as my Craftsman mower had $300 in repairs & then it died the same day I brought it home from the Sears Repair Center. So I replaced it with the Honda. The Craftsman required bagging as the mulching would require raking or 3 passes not to leave giant clumps. This Honda in mulch mode left better looking lawn than the Sears did in bagging mode. The Honda also mowed twice as fast as my old Sears self propelled did.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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