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Husqvarna Automower 220AC robotic lawn mower

This Husqvarana robotic mower has an 8-inch cutting width and can maintain a maximum area of 22,000 square feet, more than a half-acre. It weighs 22 pounds and has a cutting-height range of .8 to 2.5 inches. It has a one-year warranty.


The Husqvarna Automower 220AC is part of the Lawn mower & tractor test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Lawn mower & tractor models like the Automower 220AC are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Cutting performance: Includes both cut quality and smoothness of surface.

Installation: How easy we judged the initial installation of the perimeter wire, charging station, and start-up programming.

Navigation: How well the robotic mower can maneuver while cutting, including how well it handles obstacles such as trees, fallen twigs, and borders.


Weight (lbs.) Weight To the nearest tenth of a pound.
Cut height (in.) Cut height The cutting-height range in inches, from lowest to highest.
.8 - 2.5
Cutting width (in.) Cutting width Actual cutting width in inches.
Max. wire length (ft) Max. wire length The maximum length, in feet, you can set up for proper operation of the perimeter, as stated by the manufacturer.
Charge time (hrs.) Charge time Based on how much time it took us to fully recharge a discharged battery.
Mowing time (min.) Mowing time The time, in minutes, that the robotic mower will cut before its battery needs recharge, as stated by the manufacturer.
Max. cut area (Sq. ft.) Max. cut area The maximum area the the robot can maintain, as stated by the manufacturer.
Hill-climb capability (%) Hill-climb capability The maximum slope or grade of a hill that the robotic mower can cut.
Number cutting blades Number cutting blades Number of cutting blades.
Warranty (yrs.) Warranty (yrs.) The length of the warranty, in years.