The Stihl RT 5097 Ride On Lawn Mower is the less powerful brother of the Z model. With half the power, but still a conservative 8 horsepower engine, it still outperforms similar-sized mowers. As with all of Stihl’s RT range, you can expect maximum comfort and easy to operate controls.
- 95cm cutting width 2 blade operating system
- Single-cylinder 8HP OHV engine,
- Robust frame built from years of expertise,
- A comfortable driving system with tow bar hitch,
- Sprung loaded adjustable seat (no tools required),
- 5-year manufacturers warranty (domestic use).
Comfortable mowing at a reasonably low price.
This Stihl RT5097 is an easy to handle ride-on mower, perfect for gardens up to 6000 m². The simplicity of the machine still delivers outstanding results you would expect from higher-priced garden tractors. At 228kg, the mower will still surprise you with the pushing power of the single stroke engine.
Stihl is well-reviewed for their uncomplicated control setup. In the footwell, you find a conventionally laid out pedal system. Simply press the right pedal to accelerate, additionally, the harder your press the faster you will go. The hydrostatic gearbox allows you to control the speed with a light feathering of the accelerator pedal, making it ideal for a constant mowing speed.
Quick, responsive mobility with easy to reach controls
Turning your lawns into stripey masterpieces is easy, with the combination of the 8 step cutting height adjuster and quick change drive lever. Being able to turn around fast (with a healthy turn radius), and mow at a variety of heights means creating perfect lines is a doddle. The convenient place of the adjuster lever will allow you to adjust from 30-100 mm of blade length in an instance. Additionally, to go backwards or forwards, just slide the drive lever on the steering column.
Fortunately, all controls on the Stihl RT 5097 are within grasping distance from the steering column. Turning the ride-on lawnmower is rather effortless, with the large turf tyres creating plenty of traction. What’s more, round shoulders of the tyres will reduce the draglines behind you, protecting your freshly cut green.
The cheapest 250-litre capacity grass catcher by Stihl.
The huge 250-litre grass catcher box is standard with all of the RT5097 models. This means so you can mow 1.5 acres before needing to stop and empty. Unloading your grass is easy, with the dumper style feature that can be operated from the riding position.
Engaging the mower deck is kids play, just press the single button on the control deck and the electromagnetic engages to 2 blade cutting system. Making full use of the 95-centimetre cutting width are grass-feeding systems, ensuring as you mow the grass is pushed inwards towards the inclined blades. This action improves cutting ability and produces a clean finish.
Add an optional mulching insert to your mower to fertilize your lawn, as you mow vital nutrients are returned.
- Lawns up to: 6.000 m²
- Cutting width: of 95 cm
- Cutting height: of 30-100 mm
- Grass catcher box capacity: 250 L
- Tank-capacity: 9 Litres
- Fuel: Petrol
- Displacement: 344 cm³
- Nominal output: 6,5 kW / 8,8 PS
- Working speed: 2750 rpm
- Machine dimension (L,H,W): 242 x 116 x 101cm
- Weight: 228 kg
- Measured sound pressure level: 86 dB(A)