Toro Introduces New Technology With The Super Recycler Lawn Mower Series
Toro runs deep in the residential lawn mower market in both the gas- and battery-powered sectors. Today we’re taking a look at the Toro Super Recycler Self-Propelled Lawn Mower to see what this 21-inch gas machine can tackle for homeowners.
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Toro Super Recycler Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Performance
- Model: Toro 21565
- Power source: Gas
- Engine displacement: 163 cc
- Engine torque: 7.25 ft-lbs
The Toro 21565 lawn mower features a powerful 163cc Briggs & Stratton engine, with up to 7.25 ft-lbs of torque.
Toro tells us this mower uses Vortex air intake technology to pull more air into the cutting chamber for better cutting performance. Its “Super Recycler” designation comes from the exceptional cutting capabilities Toro boasts for the 21565, especially on the mulching side.
This self-propelled, rear-wheel drive lawn mower also uses Personal Pace Auto-Drive technology to automatically match your pace while you walk without the need for levers or dials. It has a maximum forward speed of 4 MPH, which is at the high end of the average walking speed for most people.
Toro Super Recycler Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Design
- Cutting height: 1.25 – 4.25 inches
- Fuel tank capacity: 0.24 gallons
- Bag capacity: 1.8 bushels
- Blade tip speed: 16,949 ft/min
- Front wheel height: 8 inches
- Length: 62 inches
- Width: 44 inches
- Height: 23 inches
- Weight: 88 pounds
- Rear wheel height: 10 inches
- Cast aluminum deck
- Handle folds for verticle storage with SmartStow
This mower has a 21-inch cutting width, which Toro recommends for yards 1/2 an acre or less in size. You get cutting heights from 1.25 inches to 4.25 inches, with 9 positions in between.
You can choose from standard bagging, mulching, or side discharge for your grass disposal method. One thing to note is that Toro doesn’t include a discharge chute with this mower, but you can request a free one at the time of registration by visiting Toro’s registration page.
Toro Super Recycler Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Price
This mower retails for $699 at your favorite Toro dealer. Toro backs your purchase with a 5-year guaranteed-to-start engine warranty and a 5-year limited warranty on the mower body.