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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.
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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29 Sep 2008
CHOICE tested both types of mowers for their performance and ease of use and checked the noise and safety of the petrol mowers as well.
17 May 2009
What type of mower for you? Petrol, electric, battery? Generally petrol have the best cutting performance, though many electric models now come close.
24 Oct 2013
Great for small backyards, electric and battery lawn mowers are fume-free, comparatively quiet and lightweight. CHOICE put 16 to the test.
18 Nov 2014
In our updated test of over 30 mulcher and catcher lawnmowers, we reveal which models keep your lawn looking its best.
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