John Deere Z950R ZTrak™ Zero-Turn Mower

  • 7-Iron™ PRO Mowing Deck
  • Mulch On Demand™ Available
  • Propane Option Available
  • Cross-porting hydraulic transmission


+ Powerful 27-hp (20.1-kW) commercial-grade engine delivers class-leading performance and efficiency

+ Field-installed propane conversion kits for Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers, QuikTrak™ Mowers, and Commercial ZTrak™ Mowers

+ Three seat choices with ComfortGlide™ fore/aft suspension offer exceptional operator comfort

+ Standard comfort and convenience allows for easy deck height adjustment and power take-off (PTO) shutoff

+ Durable 7-Iron™ PRO decks pressed from a single piece of steel

+ Spindle assembly provides greater performance and reliability

+ Available Mulch On Demand™ deck

+ Michelin® X® Tweel® Turf airless radial tire technology for ZTrak™ Mowers eliminates downtime and reduces cost of operation

+ Mower is easy to service with many accessible components

+ Three-year, bumper-to-bumper warranty

Key Specs

Engine Manufacturer/modelFX850V
Engine PowerGross at 3,600 rpm: 27 hp
20.1 kW
Fuel tank capacity11.5 U.S. gal.
43.5 L
Mower deck Size60, 72 in.
152, 183 cm
Blade tip speedApproximately 18,000 fpm
5,486 m/min
Speed range0-12 mph
0-19.3 km/h
Drive wheels24x12-12
Caster wheels13x6.5-6
Warranty36 months or 1500 hours, whichever comes first
First 24 months, no hour limitation


PowerGross at 3,600 rpm, 27 hp
20.1 kW
Displacement52 cu in.
852 cc
Crankcase capacityWith filter, 2 U.S. qt
1.9 L
Oil filterFull flow, replaceable
LubricationFull pressure
Air cleanerPre-cleaner
Heavy-duty canister type with safety element

Fuel system

Fuel typeGasoline
Fuel consumptionUnder normal conditions, load, operation, and dependent on loads and operating conditions 1.1-1.9 U.S. gal./hr
4.2-7.2 L/hr
Fuel tank capacity11.5 U.S. gal.
43.5 L
Fuel tank switch/shut-off valveYes

Electrical system

Charge system20 amp
Battery voltage12 V
Cold cranking amp300 amp
Hour meterStandard, digital
Operator presence starting systemBrake-N-Go (foot)


Hydraulic pumps
Wheel motorsTuff Torq heavy-duty integrated piston wheel motor
Travel speedSpeed range
0-12 mph
19.3 km/h
0-12 mph
19.3 km/h
0-4.5 mph
0-7.2 km/h
Speed and direction controlTwin levers
Hydraulic capacity5.9 U.S. qt
5.6 L
Hydraulic oil cooler
FilterInternal, replaceable

Buyer's note

Warranty36 months or 1500 hours, whichever comes first
First 24 months, no hour limitation


Drive wheels24x12-12
Rear tires
Load rating4 PR


Dynamic brakingTwin levers
Park brakeInternal wet disk integrated in the transmission
Park brake actuationFoot brake


TypeElectro-magnetic, 225 lb-ft
305 Nm

Mower decks

Size60, 72 in.
152, 183
Deck construction7-Iron PRO, one-piece stamped steel with reinforcements
Deck thickness7 gauge
0.18 in.
4.6 mm
DischargeSide, MOD
Height-of-cut rangeIncrements
0.25 in.
0.64 cm
1-5.5 in.
2.54-14 cm
Cutting width60, 72 in.
152, 183 cm


LengthVaries by deck size
Thickness0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Blade tip speedApproximately 18,000 fpm
5,486 m/min


Caster wheel typeFlat free
Caster wheels13x6.5-6
Front anti-scalp rollersRH, center, LH
Rear anti-scalp rollersOptional


Length84 in.
213 cm
WidthWith chute down, 74, 86 in.
188, 218 cm
HeightWith ROPS up, 73 in.
185 cm
With ROPS down, 47 in.
119 cm
Weight1,292 to 1,340 lb
586 to 608 kg

Additional information

Date collected23-May-2018