This 42-inch Cub Cadet zero-turn-radius rider has a 48-volt electric motor with an automatic drive system and electric PTO. It includes a comfortable high-back seat and a washout port. This model is not capable of bagging nor mulching.
The Cub Cadet RZT S Zero (Electric) is part of the Lawn mower & tractor test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Lawn tractor models like the RZT S Zero (Electric) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Side discharging: A combination of evenness, which is how close the tractor or rider came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how evenly clippings were dispersed from the side-discharge chute.
Handling: Includes clutching or drive engagement, braking, steering, turn radius, and stability.
Ease of use: A composite score that includes leg room and seat and steering-wheel comfort, along with ease of blade engagement, cut-height adjustment, parking-brake engagement, bag removal, and cutting-mode changes.
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