Petrol lawnmowers review 2005

You can get a good petrol lawnmower for less than $400.
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  • Updated:27 Oct 2005


petrol lawn mowers

Test results for 11 four-stroke petrol-powered catcher lawnmowers priced from $299 to $699. 

We tested the mowers for:

  • Grass-cutting performance
  • Ease of use

For an alternative to petrol mowers see our test of electric mowers.

Please note: this information was current as of October 2005 but is still a useful guide to today's market.


  • Most of the models on test cut grass very well, but not all are easy to use.
  • Our test revealed two good models for under $400, but other models at this price point weren’t as satisfactory.

Brands tested

  • HONDA Buffalo Buck HRU 19R
  • MASPORT Lawnmarshall 983889
  • MASPORT Maxicatch 450 983915
  • MORRISON Vinaro 380 ST
  • ROVER Premier 35192
  • ROVER Easy Start 30026
  • SUPASWIFT Lawn Leader 767JB
  • TALON TOUGH TOOLS Eagle Cut & Catch AM3050
  • VICTA Bronco BRA484A
  • VICTA Lawnkeeper LKS464A
  • YARD-MAN 408A

See our lastest article on Push and petrol lawnmowers. Visit our buying guide on lawn mowers for tips on buying a lawn mower.

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