John Deere Z540M ZTrak™ Mower with 48-, 54-, or 62-in. Deck

  • 24-hp (17.9 kW)* V-Twin engine
  • 48- or 54-in. Accel Deep™ mower deck, or 62-in. Edge™ deck
  • 8.5-mph ground speed
  • 22 x 9.5 rear tires for better traction


+ Design includes a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame

+ Engine is smooth and powerful V-twin design with features for reliability and long life

+ Operator station is designed for comfort and convenience

+ Conveniently located fuel-sight window allows operator to see fuel level

+ Serviceability is designed-in for convenience

+ The 48-in. (122-cm) Accel Deep™ (48A) Mower Deck cuts clean and is versatile

+ The 54-in. (138-cm) Accel Deep™ (54A) Mower Deck cuts clean and is versatile

+ The Edge™ Cutting System 62-in. (157-cm) Mower Deck can take on the biggest mowing jobs


24 hp
17.9 kW
Model number FS730V
Displacement 44.3 cu in.
726 cc
Cylinders V-twin
Lubrication Full pressure with replaceable filter, capacity 2.2 U.S. qt
2.1 L
Type OHV
Battery 12 V
340 CCA
Choke/speed control Separate control levers
Cooling method Air
Fuel tank capacity 3.5 U.S. gal.
13.2 L
Fuel gauge Fuel level sight line

Drive train

Hydraulic pumps
Wheel motors
Dual hydros

Travel speed

Forward speed 0-8.5 mph
0-13.7 km/h
Reverse speed 0-4 mph
0-6.4 km/h
Speed and direction control Twin levers
Control adjustment 3-height/18 positions


Frame Heavy-duty frame tubing
Primer/paint E-coat/powder
Front caster tires 13x5.0-6
Front caster bearings Sealed ball bearings
Drive tires 22x9.50-10
Hourmeter Yes
Service interval decal Yes
Storage compartment Yes
Cup holder Yes


Seat back height Medium-back with armrests, 18 in.
45.7 cm
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 3 in.
7.6 cm
Seat suspension Two springs

Lift system

Type Hand lever, optional foot lift
Mower cut height 1-4 in.
2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments 0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Preset cut height Yes

Mower deck

Width of cut 48 in.
122 cm
Type Side discharge
Mower deck material 11 gauge
0.12 in.
3 mm
Mower drive system V-belt


Type Electric, 125 lb-ft
169 Nm
Drive Belt


Wheelbase 48.7 in.
123.7 cm
Overall length 76.7 in.
194.8 cm
Width without mower 47.4 in.
120.4 cm
Width with mower 62.6 in.
159 cm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage) 54 in.
137.2 cm
Height 42 in.
106.7 cm
Weight 638 lb
289 kg


Operator presence system Yes
Park brake interlock Yes
Safety video Yes

Buyer's notes

Note 1 Mower wash port makes cleaning the deck easier
Note 2 Flip-up foot platform for easy service access
Note 3 15-position adjustable motion-control levers
U.S. warranty 4 year or 300 hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at or for details.)

Optional attachments

Rear bagger 6.5 bu
229.1 L
Mulching system Yes
Single light kit
Double light kit Yes
Rubber floor mat Standard equipment
Sun shade
Mounted sprayer 15 U.S. gal.
56.8 L
Storage cover Yes
Light kit Dual headlight kit
Material collection system Power Flow™ rear bagger, 6.5 bu
229.1 L
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Additional information

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Key Specs

Drive tires
Engine model number
Engine power
Forward speed
Front caster tires
Mulching system
Seat back height
U.S. warranty
Width of cut