2023 Dealers Review Of The Scag Cheetah II Zero-Turn Lawn Mower

2023 Dealers Review Of The Scag Cheetah II Zero-Turn Lawn Mower - Gilford Hardware & Outdoor Power Equipment

The Scag Cheetah II proves to be a formidable machine that impresses with its versatility and power. With a robust 37 horsepower Kohler Command Pro EFI engine, it's geared up to handle challenging terrains and thick grass with ease without bogging down.

Performance & Efficiency: 5/5

Scag Cheetah Performance and Efficiency

The Cheetah II is incredibly nimble and gentle on turf. The machine's high/low range selector allows for speeds up to 16 miles per hour, making it efficient in covering large areas. The time-saving capability is evident, as Many Landscapers have mentioned cutting their mowing time in much as half on a particular property.

Starting the Scag Cheetah II is simple and easy, the addition of the 38 Horsepower Kohler EFI Engine makes it a simple task which doesn't require a choke. The moment you turn the key you can hear the electronic fuel injection kicking in and the Cheetah II abruptly becomes alive. 

When it comes to delivering both power and reliability in landscaping tasks, the combination of the Kohler Command Pro EFI 38 HP Engine with the Scag Cheetah II stands unrivaled. With the Command PRO® 999cc engine at its core, this pairing redefines the standard of strength and dependability in the industry.

Do you have Landscaping Jobs which require extra Power? You're in the right place. Kohler has overloaded this beast with horsepower and torque capable of taking on any obstacle. Not only does it provide the sheer force necessary for the most demanding tasks, but its engineering with heavy-duty sleeve bearings ensures extra protection and lasting durability. Paired with the agility and performance of the Scag Cheetah II, this combination guarantees an efficient, long-lasting solution for professionals in need of real mechanical brawn.

The Scag Cheetah II features a 61" Velocity Cutter deck allowing you to adjust the deck using it's built in baffles to mowing conditions. Unlike many of The Scag Cheetah II's competitors which feature standard mowing decks, the quality of cut is unmatched for the landscaping and lawn mowing industry. 

Features & Controls: 5/5

The Scag Cheetah II has a well-thought-out-design. The attention to detail and easy-to-operate features are truly best-in-class.  Unlike other zero-turn lawn mowers the Scag Cheetah II doesn't have any features or controls which look like they were added as an afterthought or for aesthetic. 

It's important to remember that the Scag Cheetah II has been produced for many years, and each and every feature and control on the Scag Cheetah II has been upgraded, removed, changed or tweaked from feedback from actual professional users in the field. This means that when you purchase the newest Scag Cheetah II you can feel confident you are getting "SIMPLY THE BEST" version.

The pure power, speed and control of the Scag Cheetah II cannot be understated, the Kohler Command Pro EFI Engine combined with the dual cooled Hydro-Gear ZT 5400 transaxles make the Scag Cheetah II live up to its moniker. Pushing the two steering handles into drive is an unmatched experience due to the pure power, and torque. 

The controls are smooth and responsive, allowing even the newest zero-turn lawn mower owner to easily hop on and use the Scag Cheetah II without missing a beat. Propelling you to speeds of up to 16 MPH, which seems FAST for a zero-turn lawn mower but ultimately ends in a comfortable ride due to The Addition of the Operator suspension system with a 4-point iso mounted seat make it comfortable to mow for long periods of time while boosting efficiency. 

With meticulous attention to detail, it's clear that the Scag Cheetah II is not just well-built; it is engineered to perfection, promising a ride that's both thrilling and reliable. If mowing excellence matters to you, then this is the machine that delivers it.

Build & Durability: 5/5

Build and Durability

Compared to similar lawn mowers in the Scag Cheetah II's class, the outright attention to detail and overall build quality is unmatched. Metalcraft of Mayville (Scag's Parent Company) did an absolute amazing job building the Scag Cheetah II.  At first glance you notice how rugged the Scag Cheetah II is, this is due to thick gauged steel used throughout the frame and mower deck. When you combine this with high-quality welds the Scag Cheetah II's frame looks like it will last for far longer than your typical zero-turn commercial grade mower. 

The Cheetah II's 61-inch deck, wide tires, and 200 pounds lighter weight compared to the Turf Tiger make it a robust yet agile machine. It's also equipped with the 5400s transaxles for smooth zero-turn driving. Long-term durability still needs to be assessed, but initial impressions are promising.

Maintenance & Aesthetics: 5/5

This Limited Edition Version of the Scag Cheetah II features a "Black Out" styling package not found on other Scag Cheetah II Models. In my opinion it's the sharpest looking Zero-Turn Mower on the market hands down. The aesthetics of the Scag Cheetah II are second to none. The combination of Cat's eye gold and Black throughout the Lawn Mowers body and deck combined with the heavy duty-steel frame and components give it extra flare and upon first glance you quickly realize how high-quality and eye catching this this lawn mower really is. 

The mower's design allows for easy cleaning, especially when treated with wax. This thoughtful feature ensures that the mower stays in top aesthetic condition and potentially prolongs its life.

Overall: 5/5

At Gilford Hardware & Outdoor Power Equipment The Scag Cheetah II is one of our most popular selling ride on zero for good reasons; The Scag Cheetah II stands as the strongest contenders in the professional/commercial mowing arena. With its powerful performance, innovative features, and well-constructed design, it is set to be a reliable long-term mowing investment for professionals and homeowners alike. The Scag Cheetah II is an excellent machine worth considering for those looking to enhance their mowing efficiency and quality.  

If you are looking for a Scag Zero-Turn Lawn Mower and live in the New England area Gilford Hardware & Outdoor Power Equipment is your destination for Scag Outdoor Power Equipment! We carry a full line of Scag Outdoor Power Equipment including accessories, baggers, replacement parts, and much more! Check us out today here. If you aren't located in New England but you are looking to join Scag Nation check out the dealer locator here to find the closest dealer to you. 

Thank you for reading our biased Dealer's Review of The Scag Cheetah II, Afterall we've been an authorized Scag Outdoor Power Equipment dealer for over 10 years and pride ourselves in only selling Premium & Quality Outdoor Power Equipment and brands which aren't found in the big box store. 

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