Battery Push Mowers
Black+Decker CM2060C Battery Mower
CM2060C
This Black+Decker 20-inch battery-powered push high wheel mower is a basic model.
Description
This Black+Decker 20-inch battery-powered push high wheel mower is a basic model.

Ratings Scorecard

Survey Results

Predicted Reliability

Predicted Reliability

Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased battery push mowers, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first five years of ownership.

 /  5
Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction

Owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their battery push mower brand to their friends and family.

 /  5

Test Results

Side discharging

Side discharging

How far and evenly clippings were dispersed from the discharge chute.

 /  5
Mulching

Mulching

Reflects how fine the clippings are and how completely the mower distributed its clippings over the lawn's surface.

 /  5
Bagging

Bagging

Denotes how much clippings the bag held before it filled or the chute clogged.

 /  5
Evenness

Evenness

Reflects how close the mowers came to even, carpet-like mowing.

 /  5
Handling

Handling

Includes ease of operating the drive controls (for self-propelled), pushing and pulling, making U-turns, and maneuvering in tight spots.

 /  5
Run time

Run time

Reflects how much grass the mower can cut per battery charge.

 /  5
Charge time

Charge time

How long it takes to fully recharge a discharged battery.

 /  5
Noise at ear

Noise at ear

Noise measured at the operator's ear in decibels. Models scoring Fair or Poor exceeded 85 decibels, a level at which hearing protection is recommended.

 /  5
Noise at 25 ft.

Noise at 25 ft.

Noise measured in decibels at a distance of 25 feet simulating a neighbor's exposure.

 /  5

About

The Black+Decker CM2060C is part of the Lawn mowers and tractors test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Battery Mowers models like the CM2060C are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Side discharging How far and evenly clippings were dispersed from the discharge chute.

Mulching Reflects how fine the clippings are and how completely the mower distributed its clippings over the lawn's surface.

Bagging Denotes how much clippings the bag held before it filled or the chute clogged.

Features

Deck height adjustment

Deck height adjustment

Most convenient is a single lever that moves the entire deck up and down. Some models have one lever for the front axle and another for the rear. Least convenient is a lever at each wheel.

Single lever
Washout port

Washout port

Accepts a hose for cleaning the underside of the deck more easily than from above. Be sure to allow the underside to air-dry before stowing the machine.

No
Swing-up handle bar

Swing-up handle bar

Ability to easily fold the handle bar forward to aid in storage.

Yes
Upright storage

Upright storage

Allows the user to store the lawnmower vertically reducing the storage footprint.

No
High wheels

High wheels

Large rear wheels marketed to handle bumpy terrain better than standard size wheels.

Yes
Optional discharge chute

Optional discharge chute

The rear-mounted side-discharge chute does not come standard with the product and must be obtained separately if you want the side-discharge cutting mode. Some will be provided free when you return the product's warranty card, while others range in price from $15 to $30.

No

Specs

Deck size

Deck size

The diameter of the cutting deck, or cutting swath measured in inches.

20
Volts

Volts

The voltage of the lawnmower battery. (Some systems combine two batteries in series to achieve the displayed voltage)

60
Battery capacity

Battery capacity

Energy density of the battery system

5
Drive wheels

Drive wheels

Location of powered wheels for self-propelled mowers

na
Mower warranty

Mower warranty

The length of time in years the lawn mower is covered by its manufacturer for defects or repairs.

3
Battery warranty

Battery warranty

The length of time in years the battery is covered by its manufacturer for defects or repairs.

3

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