Cub Cadet Z-Force S 48

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Built with strength.
Our continuous square tubular frame was designed for enhanced strength and durability. The 2" x 2" tubular steel frame delivers unmatched rigidity and support. 

Redefining comfort.
Settle in to a fully adjustable command center and experience next-level comfort designed for optimized speed and control from head to toe.

Best-in-class cut.
The AeroForce deck has been independently tested against the top competitors and proven to deliver the best cut in its class.

Uncompromised performance.
All engines on Cub Cadet machines have undergone a rigorous certification, and now you can choose between three powerful options: Cub Cadet, Kawasaki and Kohler.

Exceptional Control.
Cub Cadet has created the industry's strongest lineup of zero-turn riders- all designed to deliver ultimate manueverability. Whether it's a traditional lap bar or the innovation of steering wheel control, expect the kind of exceptional experience that only comes from the best.


Engine Brand Kohler®
Engine Model Professional-grade V-Twin OHV
Engine Output 24 HP
Starter Type Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity Single 2.8-gallon tank
Battery 230 cold crank amp
Drive System  
Transmission Dual Hydro-Gear™ ZT-2800™ w/ oil reservoir and filter
Forward Speed 7 mph
Reverse Speed 3 mph
Cutting Deck  
Deck Cutting Width 48"
Deck Wash Patented SmartJet™ high-pressure deck washing system
Deck Material 11-gauge fabricated steel, reinforced
Deck Engagement (PTO) Electronic fingertip engagement
Cutting Height Range 1" - 4" (in .25" increments)
Anti-Scalping 2 greasable heavy-duty gauge wheels
Frame Heavy-duty 12-gauge reinforced fully welded 1-piece full-length steel frame
Front Axle(s) Fabricated, greasable
Seat Type 18" high-back seat w/ armrests
Additional Specifications  
Cup Holder Standard