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Toro Power Clear 621 38451
 
Approximate retail price:
$499.00
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Summary: This single-stage, gas-powered Toro snow blower has a 21-inch clearing width.
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Type: Single-stage gas snow blowers
About - Toro Power Clear 621 38451

The Toro Power Clear 621 38451 is part of the snow blower test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, snow blower models like the Power Clear 621 38451 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Width (in.):
The clearing width, or swath, in inches.

Removal speed:
Removal speed is how quickly models could remove snow without laboring; single-stage machines were pushed as quickly as possible before the machine labored.

Plow pile removal:
How fast the snow thrower can remove a simulated pile of snow left by a municipal plow at the end of a driveway.

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The Ratings applied to untested model Toro Power Clear 621 38452 come from our tests of model Toro Power Clear 621 38451, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both. Single-stage electric snow blowers start
About This Brand

One of the market leaders in snow-blower sales, Toro sells a variety of electric models in addition to single- and two-stage gas models at outdoor power equipment dealers and Home Depot. It markets the electric models under the Power Curve and Power Shovel line names and the gas models under the Power Shift and Power Max line names. Electric modelshave snow clearing widths of 12 to 18 inches. Gas models have snow clearing widths of 16 to 28 inches and available electric start.

Features & Specs - Toro Power Clear 621 38451
info Engine size 163-cc
info Electric start No
info Multiple speeds No
info Single hand controls No
info Freewheel steering No
info Single lever chute adjustment No
info Headlight No
info Heated handgrips No
info Warranty (yrs.) 2
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User Reviews - Toro Power Clear 621 38451
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Love it. Heavy or light - GREAT.
2/8/2014
Pros
Clears to the Pavement
Easy Start
Easy to use
Throws Far
Cons
Loud
Non
None
Best Uses
Driveway
Comment:
Bought one 3 years ago. Had it in the shop 6 times in 2 weeks. Got a lemon. Returned it and bought the same one next season. This one is GREAT. Loved the features for the price. Love the electric start and the chute change controls near the top of the handle. It has gone through snow drifts 2 times the height of the intake chute. Slower, of course. Wet snow is more difficult, obviously, but that just means you have to get out to remove the snow more quickly after it falls and before it melts and refreezes.<br />Love it. Had it for 2 seasons now. No issues. Price? You get what you pay for.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
one of worst products owned
2/5/2014
Pros
Minimal
Cons
Difficult to Start
Unreliable
Best Uses
Driveway
Comment:
very minimal use first year (2-3 times) worked well. Second winter, worked first two snowfalls, then totally died on the third use. Frustrating seeing as proper maintenance was done on this machine, and it failed us when needed most. Would not recommend this product, and have to rank this as the worst product I've ever owned.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Excellent clearance &amp; speed
5/24/2013
Pros
Clears to the Pavement
Maneuverable
Throws Far
Cons
Loud
Best Uses
Driveway
Comment:
The only possible complaint I have about this snow blower is the noise........and virtually any removal machine of this type is loud. I wore earplugs while in use & had no problems. I used it for the first few times during the large, late snows here in the Midwest. The Toro tackled any amount of snow & handled either wet or dry textures without clogging the chute or affecting the clearing speed. It handles easily & maneuvers well in turns & on sidewalks, as well. I was able to clear my own property & help several neighbors, as well, with less total time spent than when I used to clear my own driveway & sidewalks manually. One neighbor had a small shovel-style machine that could not handle the volume we had, & the 621 put it to shame. (It is also not a gas or oil hog.) I think it is well worth the investment to size-up with a machine that will clear any sized load that it's faced with, & this one certainly met that challenge with flying colors.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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