100 AH 42" Zero Turn Electric Riding Mower

Model: #RY48ZTR100

4.1 | 129 Reviews
  • Fully Electric: Requires no spark plugs, belts, filters, oil, or gas
  • A single battery charge delivers up to 3 acres of continuous mowing
  • 4 brushless motors produce unrelenting torque for blade cutting and drivetrain systems

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597 lbs.
Cutting Height
1.5" - 4.5"
Deck Size


48V 100 Ah
Standard 120V Outlet
Cutting Area per Charge
Up to 3 Acres
Deck Height Adjustments
12 Positions
Max Speed
7 mph
Replacement Battery
Leoch model LPC12-100


3 year tool and 1 year battery



100 AH 42" Zero Turn Electric Riding Mower
100 AH 42" Zero Turn Electric Riding Mower is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 128.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally Impressed I have had this mower for about 3 months now and am totally impressed with it. I have 21/2 acres to cut and have not seen the battery gauge down below 40%. My mowing time has been cut in half because of the speed that I can mow. The build quality is solid as a rock, the comfort of the seat in relation to the control arms is very comfortable. So far, I have found nothing that I would complain about. The only sound that you hear as you are mowing is the whirring of the blades, no loud engine noise, no gas fumes, no oil, no belts to change. I cannot see myself ever going back to a gasoline powered mower. Thanks Ryobi for a quality product.
Date published: 2019-07-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Unacceptable battery life This is an awesome mower with one exception: the batteries are worthless. The mower worked great for the first two months, but then the mow time started getting shorter and shorter. Now I'm lucky to get in 30 minutes of mowing at a time. Even after a week of charging, the mower will only reach 70% charge. Then when I'm mowing the blades stop at 50% charge! To make matters worse, both Ryobi and Home Depot have discontinued the replacement batteries. This is unacceptable for such an expensive mower. My advice: DO NOT BUY a Ryobi electric riding mower until they fix the problems with the lead-acid batteries and offer a longer warranty on the batteries.
Date published: 2021-05-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Mower, Mediocre Manual I purchased the 100ah mower a few weeks ago. It took a few uses to get used to driving a zero turn. The mower cuts beautifully, much better than my old lawn tractor. I am also finding that the batteries last long enough to mow for about 1-1/2 hours. That is not quite what was claimed if you consider proper battery care. I would have given it 5 stars but I found the manual to be a disappointment. It has almost nothing on breaking in or caring for the batteries. It also lacks a parts diagram with all parts numbers listed. These things and the current lack of spare parts and especially replacement blades does not bode well for Ryobi’s commitment to this product and their customers. I hope I am proved wrong.
Date published: 2019-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So easy to use. AND QUIET!!!! Bought my 75AH as soon as it came out. LOVE IT! Easy to operate and use, the low speed drive is a must for beginners to zero turn mowers. In high speed, this baby almost near flies! I went through some 6 inch grass in my back property that usually gives most mowers an issue, went through it like a hot knife through butter. I mow a little over an acre and it shows 60-65% left of battery, definitely believe it will do the rated 2.25 acres on a charge. Maintenance is non existent. Check the blades, tires, that's about it. No oil, gas, or belts to look at. No engine maintenance or tear down. Definitely recommend it if you are looking for a new mower for a first time owner or as a replacement for your old gas one. Now we wait and see how the durability holds up.
Date published: 2019-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My opinion: Very best 42in mower in the world. This mower is tops on quality. From the start I was impressed by the package it was shipped in. First cut was about an acre with battery level dropping to 65% and back to fully charged in less than 5 hrs. The lawn looks smoother and more evenly mowed than I have ever seen it before. The ride is very comfortable and non-tiring. Cutting height is straight forward and easily adjustable. Removing the mowing deck was a pleasant surprise as only 3 pins had to be pulled and 2 electrical cables disconnected. I easily slid the deck out and turned it over to clean the grass buildup. Putting it back seemed even easier. It is expensive but for the years of service I am expecting and the convenience of always being ready to go with so little maintenance, it is economical. The biggest surprise of all: It is actually fun to mow grass.
Date published: 2019-05-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn’t work I have had this mower since April 2020. It consistently stops running in the middle of mowing. The blades shut off repeatedly, and all Ryobi tells me to do is send it to a service center which is hours away. This has been a horrible experience since day one. No one can tell me what the issues may be, or how to fix them. Worst $4,000 I have ever parted ways with. Absolutely zero stars, but required to give one. Disappointing on every level.
Date published: 2020-10-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor design 1. Why would u use lead acid battery? Lithium can cycle 3000 times vs 300. Lithium has steady power supply unlike lead acid that reduces as battery depletes. 2. Motors need either more torque or need to be programmed/wired for more umph. They tend to get bogged down way too ez for electric motors 3. Battery/charging/electric components not sealed. Very vulnerable to water. Needs to be as water resistant as gas competition 4. CAN NOT CUT 3 ACRES. more like 1.5
Date published: 2020-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW! This is my 2nd zero turn mower. My 1st is a gas-powered mower from a reliable, popular manufacturer. This electric Ryobi provides a much different experience from the other mower. The Ryobi has very good power and speed. The power is surprising. The Ryobi is very maneuverable and turns tighter than my other mower. The Ryobi drives better than my other mower - whether the mowing deck is engaged or not. The mower deck height is incredibly easy to adjust. The seat position also adjusts easily. The seat is comfortable and well-supported for bumpy terrain. This mower also has several features which stand out - namely the LED headlamps, USB port, 2 compartments for storage (with snap-back tops) and both low-speed drive and low-speed mow features for greater control in tight or challenging spots. This mower also features a rear-towing attachment. The battery life seems good as after 1 hour of operation, the remaining power was just above 50%. Most importantly, this mower cuts grass very well. The only features I would suggest for the Ryobi zero turn mower would be a roll bar and arm rests. When driving on uneven terrain, I tended to slide in the seat a bit to the left or right. Arm rests would probably add some stability for mowing on uneven yards. Overall, this has been an excellent experience. My other mower will be up for sale by end of this week.
Date published: 2019-03-19
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