Simplicity mowers outfitted with commercial features

Desgined for homeowners, several Simplicity mower lines have been equipped to perform at the professional level.


MILWAUKEE – Briggs & Stratton Corporation is adding commercial-grade features to the new line of Simplicity mowers, designed for homeowners but also applicable to landscape professionals. The new Simplicity Courier Zero Turn Mower (ZTR), Citation XT and Limited Edition offer homeowners functional advantages such as integrated cargo beds, adjustable rear coil-over shocks and pivoting front axle with shocks for a smooth ride and technology to reduce routine oil changes.

"Homeowners will experience exceptional features that professional landscapers look for before buying a ZTR for their business," said Ryan Fredrickson, product manager of residential riding mowers. "This includes the innovative Oil Guard System by Vanguard. This patented system means homeowners can mow up to 500 hours or five years without changing the oil.1" 

Courier ZTR Line Expansion 
The expanded Simplicity Courier ZTR line is now available with either a 36-inch fabricated or 44-inch stamped cutting deck. This design is 2 inches shorter than its big brother, giving operators agile handling navigation around landscaping obstacles and through gates.

Additional features include:

  • Integrated cargo bed 
    Select models offer an integrated cargo bed to helps homeowners move more mulch or dirt, increasing productivity.
  • Constructed from a commercially inspired C-Channel fully welded frame, the new Courier ZTR runs on a dependable 23-gross horsepower2/724cc Briggs & Stratton Professional Series engine and features ReadyStart, an automotive key-style start. The line-up also includes a Briggs & Stratton Professional Series single cylinder option as well.

Citation XT 
Built for premium ZTR mower performance, the new Citation XT runs on a 27-gross horsepower/810cc2 Briggs & Stratton Commercial Series engine and has Hydro-Gear ZT-3400 transaxles to deliver continuous torque.

Citation XT is loaded with additional features such as:

  • Large cutting deck 
    Available with either a 52-inch or 61-inch fabricated cutting deck.
  • Dash panel 
    A redesigned control panel places the mower's key-switch, choke throttle, electric PTO switch for mower engagement, hour meter, cup holder and fuel gage all within arm's reach. 
  • Suspension Comfort System
    A patented adjustable rear coil-over shocks and independent front suspension reduces ground vibration, providing comfort while mowing up to 10 mph without sacrificing quality of cut.  

Limited Edition ZTR 
The new Simplicity Limited Edition ZTR, available with 61-inch or 72-inch cutting deck, has an impressive 11-gallon fuel capacity and is powered by a 37-gross horsepower/993cc2 Vanguard BIG BLOCK EFI with Oil Guard engine.

Additional benefits from the new Limited Edition ZTR include:


  • Operator comfortEngineered with an ergonomic high-back operator's seat, armrests and safety roll bar, this new mower is designed with operator comfort in mind
  • Suspension 
    Patented, adjustable rear coil-over shocks and pivoting front axle with shocks aim to reduce ground vibration, providing optimal comfort for any operator mowing large properties or acreages.
  • Commercially engineered Hydro-Gear ZT-5400 transaxles provide unmatched power at mowing speeds up to 12 mph.
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