The Best Electric Mowers

They'll cut grass, weeds, and even a wheat field. Pretty much silently. And they never run out of gas.

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Ryobi

We went out in the backyard with the latest electric lawn mower offerings from Ego, Echo, Ryobi, Worx,and Stihl. Who comes out on top?

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Ryobi RY40190
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Ryobi

Deck: 20 inches

Power: 40 volts

Ryobi continues to expand and innovate on their 40V platform. This new self-propelled mower features rear wheel drive and a brushless motor which allows it to operate longer and more efficiently. The 20-inch deck cuts a sizable path, and cuttings can either be bagged or mulched. The adjustable telescopic handle makes setting the height quick and easy and quick release knobs allow you to fold it up for vertical storage.

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EGO LM2102SP
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EGO

Deck: 21 inches

Power: 56 volts (7.5 Ah)

The EGO 56-volt mower is now available with a longer lasting 7.5 Ah battery, which offers up to 60 minutes of cut time. The mower can mulch, bag, and side discharge, and it has a single lever adjustment for up to 6 dec heights. The push-button start and LED headlights make mowing easier than ever.

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Echo CLM-58V4AH
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Echo

Power: 58 volts

The Echo gives you a reliably smooth cut in both typical and tough mowing conditions. It's easy to maneuver, too, with a design that allows the blades to reach very close to the side edges and front of the mower. Although the handle does fold down for storage, it's not as compact as it could be.

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Stihl RMA 510
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Deck: 21 inches

Power: 36 volts

Stihl is a top name for gas-powered outdoor power equipment, but they've been innovating on their battery powered systems for a couple years now, with impressive results. The RMA 510 is designed for homeowners who are seeking the gas-like performance from a mower, without the hassle of oil and fuel. This mower is extremely quiet and can mulch, bag, and discharge clippings with ease. It even has a battery holding slot, so you can swap them out on the go.

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Greenworks 25322
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Greenworks

Deck: 16 inches

Power: 40 volts

This 16-inch Greenworks cordless mower is designed to clear small to medium sized yards. The handle folds down for easy storage and the mower includes a battery and charger. The 5 position cutting height has a setting for everyone.

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Worx WG779
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Worx


Deck: 14 inches

Power: 20 volts

This small but mighty cordless mower is the latest offering from Worx. It's designed for small to medium sized yards that require a mower to fit into tight spaces and maneuver around awkward obstacles. It won't trim down a jungle, but it certainly has enough power to keep a small lawn well kept.

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Dewalt DCMW220P2
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Dewalt


The new Dewalt DCMW220P2 cordless mower is powered by two of their 20V MAX batteries. The same batteries that work with over 100 of their tools and products. Designed for contractor use, this mower is also an ideal choice for homeowners who already have a collection of Dewalt 20V MAX tools. For more heavy duty use the new 40V Dewalt DCMW290H1 is an even better choice.

They both offer a 20-inch metal deck, a folding handle for upright storage, and carrying handles for easy transportation. They can mulch, bag, or rear discharge grass clippings. Additionally, the 2x20V MAX mower features an on-deck LED light board which signals state-of-charge for each pack and indicates when a recharge is needed.

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