The Stihl RT 5112 Z Ride On Mower is a highly powerful 2 cylinder engine lawn tractor. A top-selling point of this 12 horsepower lawnmower is the massive 350-litre grass catcher box. Compared to other luxury models with a 110cm width of cut, you won’t find more mower for the low price offered today.
- Huge 350-litre grass catcher,
- Twin-cylinder 16 HP OHV engine,
- Ideal for lawns up to 2 acres,
- Hitch up to the built-in tow bar,
- 2 blade operating system (110cm cutting width),
- A comfortable driving system with tow bar hitch.
- 5-year manufacturers warranty (domestic use).
A highly rated ride-on mower with 110 cm cutting width.
This Stihl RT5112 Z is a highly powerful, comfortable ride on mower, the latest in the RT5 series. This lawn tractor can is easy to operate, so suits beginner and professionals for their needs. Weighing in at 246 kilograms, the lawnmower is propelled by a reliable twin-cylinder OHV engine, perfect for those hilly inclines of your green.
Stihl likes to design their machines with simplicity in mind, therefore, in the footwell, you will find the conventional pedal system (one brake and one accelerator pedal). Fitted with a hydrostatic gearbox, controlling the speed of the ride on mower is straightforward, just hold the pedal at it will maintain it’s speed. The further down you press, the faster the RT 5100-Z will go.
Switching between reverse and forwards gears is child’s play too. On the side of the steering column is the drive switch lever, perfect for quick operation. In fact, all the control are in reach from the driving position, meaning you don’t need to overstretch to while operating.
Additionally, the driving position is supportive and comfortable for long period. The sprung-loaded seat dampens the vibrations of the vehicle, with the additional benefit of being fully adjustable – change to a suitable driving position with no tools required.
Steering the 242cm long Stihl RT 5112 Z is facile and stunningly agile. A combination of turf tyres with rounded shoulder ensure maximum traction, whilst protecting your lawn from damaging driving lines.
Fantastic cutting abilities with a large grass catcher box
With a good cutting spread, the 110-centimetre width of the 2 blade system, enables you to save on mowing time. Performance is further increased with the innovative grass-feeding system, extremely helpful in lifting blades of grass into the mowing deck – ensuring clean, neatly cut grass as you mow along.
An advancement in electromagnetic technology disengages the RT5112Z mowing blades, simply by the push of a button on the control panel. Press again to disengage – no lever or unreliable mechanicals.
Do you want luscious lawn stripes? Every pattern is possible with the 8 different cutting heights, selectable by the easy to reach control lever to the right of the seat. Mow as low as 30mm to a maximum height of 100mm.
Whilst you mow you can forget about any mess, your grass clippings collect in a monstrous 350-litre grass box. The huge size allows you to mow larger areas for longer, additionally, when you do need to empty, just drop the load dumper style without leaving the seat.
Prefer to recycle your clippings? Add an optional mulching insert to your mower to turn your grass clippings into mulch for your lawn. Ideal to revitalise your lawn and not worry what to do with grass waste.
Features We Like
The large turf tyres of the STIHL ride-on mower help to protect the lawn. Thanks to their rounded tyre design, they reduce the formation of driving tracks.
The integral trailer hitch enables easy mounting of attachments such as the convenient PICK UP 300 tilting trailer, which can also be used as a wheel barrow.
Central cutting height adjustment
The lever to adjust the deck cutting height is located directly next to the driver’s seat. It enables individual adjustment of the cutting height in up to eight steps.
The robust frame construction gives the mower a high level of stability and driving comfort. The STIHL ride-on mowers compact design is great for using attachments such as the AGW 098 garden roller or PICK 300 tilting trailer.
Synchronous mowing deck
The synchronous mowing deck provides consistent cutting quality and optimum grass flow through to the catcher box. This is made possible by the synchronised rotation of the blades, which are offset by 90°.
Spring-loaded and adjustable seat
The most comfortable seat position can be set without the use of tools. This allows individual adjustment of the driver’s seat to almost any body size.
The low step on the STIHL ride-on mowers provides ample legroom and allows for comfortable access to the seat.
Catching management system
The catching system guides the grass blades across the entire working width of the mowing deck. It helps to guide the grass towards the mowing blades for a more efficient cut.
Grass catcher box with bow handle
The polymer grass catcher box can be emptied effortlessly from the driver’s seat simply using the curved shaped handle. The “dumper” design ensures optimum filling and residual-free emptying of the grass catcher box. Cleaning the catcher box is also easy.
Single pedal drive
With the STIHL single pedal drive, the direction of travel can be conveniently switched between forward and reverse gear using a hand lever for quick manoeuvring. The pressure-sensitive pedal allows for precise control of the speed between top speed and standstill. The separate brake pedal ensures immediate stopping.
Electromagnetic blade clutch (EBC)
The mowing deck can be easily engaged and disengaged by a switch situated on the control panel.
With the mulch insert, the STIHL ride-on mowers can be converted into mulching mowers. The grass catcher box is simply removed and the mulch insert pushed into the grass catcher chute. This allows the grass to be shredded into fine particles inside the closed housing before they fall back into the turf, returning vital nutrients and moisture to the soil. Through this natural form of fertilising, there is no need to dispose of the grass.
|Lawns m²||up to 8.000|
|Cutting width cm||110|
|Cutting height mm||30-100|
|Grass catcher box l||350|
|Tank capacity l||9|
|Engine type||B& S 7.160 Series Intek OHV (2-cylinder)|
|Nominal output||8.7 kW / 11.8 PS|
|working speed rpm||2.700|
|Machine Length cm||260|
|Machine Width cm||117|
|Machine Height cm||116|
|Guaranteed sound power level LWAd [dB(A)] dB(A)||100|
|Sound pressure level dB(A)||86|
|Uncertainty factor, sound pressure level KpA dB(A)||2|
|Vibration value ahw m/s²||4.4|
|Uncertainty factor K Wheel m/s²||2.2|
|Vibration value ahw Seat m/s²||0.98|
|Uncertainty factor K Seat m/s²||0.49|