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2017 Simplicity Contender 25/61 (Optional Cargo Bed) (5901562)


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Contender 25/61 (Optional Cargo Bed) (5901562)



Commercially-inspired features such as durable Hydro-Gear® Transaxles and a tough Briggs & Stratton® Engine make the Contender™ a powerful performer that leaves behind an impressively cut yard for all to see. With new levels of versatility, the integrated cargo bed† adds additional on-the-go convenience for the operator to carry tools, plants and more.

  • Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton
  • Engine Model: Commercial Series V-Twin
  • Start Type: Key
  • Power Rating *: 25
  • Cylinders: 2
  • Engine Displacement (cc): 724
  • Choke/Throttle: Separate Choke & Throttle
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (gal): 5.5
  • Battery(cca): 300
  • Transmission Type: Hydro-Gear® ZT-3200®
  • Ground Speed-Fwd (mph): 0-0.9
  • Ground Speed-Rev (mph): 0-0.4
  • Brake: Separate Lever
  • Frame: 11-Gauge Steel
  • Front Axle: 1.5" x 2" Welded Steel
  • Front Tires (in): 13 x 5
  • Rear Tires (in): 22 x 11
  • Seat: 18" High-Back Mesh
  • Suspension: N/A
  • Cutting Width (in): 61
  • Mower Deck Type: Fabricated
  • Height-of-Cut (in): 2.0-4.5
  • Height-of-Cut Positions: 10-Foot Assist
  • Number of Blades: 3
  • Blade Engagement: Electric PTO Switch
  • Mower Deck Removal: Frame Mounted
  • Anti-Scalp Wheels: 4 Front/Rear Roller
  • Spindle: Cast-Aluminum
  • Cargo Bed +: Optional
  • Steering: Twin Levers
  • Headlights: Optional
  • Fuel Level Indicator: Standard Gauge/Left Hand Console
  • Cup Holder: Standard
  • Rear Bumper: Standard
  • Roll Over Protection (ROPS): Fixed
  • Assembled Length (in): 84
  • Assembled Width (in): 77
  • Assembled Height (in): 65
  • Consumer Warranty (Product) **: 3-Years
  • Commercial Warranty (Product) **: 90-Days
  • Fabricated Mower Deck Warranty **: Lifetime
  • Briggs & Stratton Engine: Designed to perform under harsh, demanding conditions. With its patented five-step integrated cyclonic air management system, the Commercial Series Engine provides ultimate dust and debris protection for extended engine life.
  • Heavy-Duty Mower Deck: Experience a great cut with the added durability of a welded mower deck made from rugged 10-gauge steel with reinforced top, side skirts, corners and a steel front edge. Includes a limited lifetime warranty.**
  • Height-Of-Cut: The mower deck lift system makes adjusting the fabricated steel mower deck a breeze. No wrestling with heavy levers, simply push the foot pedal and move the pin to the desired cutting height.
  • Control Panel: All of your controls are conveniently located at your fingertips, including: key switch, choke, throttle, electric PTO switch, cup holder and fuel gauge.
  • Hydro-Gear® Transaxles: Designed for larger commercial mowing jobs, the ZT-3200® Transaxles deliver continuous torque, smooth speed and bi-directional control.
  • Added Versatility: The Contender™ is more than just a zero turn mower with a great quality of cut. Its integrated rear cargo bed† can carry tools, mulch and more and even dumps toward the rear or easy empty and rinsing capabilities. (Optional on 25/52 model)



Engine Manufacturer
Briggs & Stratton
Engine Type
Commercial Series V-Twin


Hydro-Gear® ZT-3200®
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal.