# How much power does a lawn mower use?

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Just get the most power in that width of lawnmower; they generally range from 900 watts to about 1500 watts for rotary mowers and upwards of 300 watts for cylinder mowers.

## How much electricity does a lawnmower use?

Cost per mowing A typical electric mower can mow about a third of an acre with a single charge. A typical pushed electric mower requires about 3.5 kilowatts to recharge, and with an electriciy rate of about \$0.11 per kilowatt hour, that’s about \$0.38 per recharge.

## How much horsepower does a lawn mower use?

Horsepower varies a lot from one lawn mower to another. That being said, typically you can expect most lawn mower engines to produce between 3 and 40 horsepower. Larger riding mowers often have more than 20 horsepower, while small push mowers may only have around 4 horsepower.

## How much does it cost to operate a lawn mower?

The main cost to operate a push mower is fuel — either an average \$2.30 per gallon for gas or around 11 cents per kilowatt hour for electricity to run a corded electric mower or to charge the battery. This works out to a fuel cost of about: Gas push mower: \$1.50 per half-acre.

## What is the wattage and horsepower of a lawn mower?

Thus, the theoretical maximum power you can get from a standard outlet for a plug-in electric lawn mower would be 1440W / 746W (per HP) = 1.93 “gross electrical horsepower”.

## How many amps is a lawn mower?

Electric mowers generally draw 6 to 12 amps. When choosing a cord based on gauge, the lower the gauge number, the more power the cord can handle.

## How much fuel does a lawn mower use per hour?

You’ll burn closer to 0.59 gallons per hour with a medium load, which covers most of your lawn mowing activities. With a light load on the engine, or going downhill, you could burn as little as 0.41 gallons per hour.

## How powerful should my lawn mower be?

Look for a mower with at least 14-16 hp and a wide mowing deck – at least 38 inches – to get your lawn work done quickly. Yards larger than three acres are best handled by a larger zero-turn rider or a garden tractor. Look for models that have at least 18hp engines and mowing decks in the 44-54 inch range.