• Gravely ZT XL

    4.6 of 5

    It’s your lawn and your valuable time. Insist on the same comfort, control and speed professionals turn to every day. The ZT XL series offers many of the same time-tested, and field-proven features you would expect to find on a commercial mower.

    • A low center of gravity enhances stability and increases operator confidence over uneven terrain.
    • Kawasaki® FR Engines for powerful cutting performance
    • 10-gauge (3.6mm), fabricated deck provides excellent cut quality and durability.
    • Foot-operated deck lift for quick and easy adjustment between 7 cutting heights ranging from 1.5"- 4.5" (38-114mm).

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Additional Features

  • Multiple models with cutting widths from 42" (107cm) to 48" (122cm).
  • Hydro-Gear® ZT-2800 Series transaxles provide more torque and power.
  • Full tubular frame provides structural rigidity for added strength and stability.
  • Flip-up floor pan allows easy access to the top of the mower deck for routine maintenance.
  • Full tubular steel frame with fully welded construction vs. competitive bolted together frames provides enhanced strength.
  • Adjustable sliding high back seat with armrests for optimized comfort.
Model Name Model # Engine Manufacturer Engine Rating Drive System Fuel Capactiy Ground Speed
ZT XL 42 915160 Kawasaki® FR651V 21.5 HP/726 CC Hydro-Gear® ZT-2800 Transaxles 3.8 gal (14.38 L) 6.5/3 mph (10.5/4.8 km/h)
ZT XL 48 915162 Kawasaki® FR691V 23 HP/726 CC Hydro-Gear® ZT-2800 Transaxles 3.8 gal (14.38 L) 6.5/3 mph (10.5/4.8 km/h)
ZT XL 54 915164 Kawasaki® FR691V 23 HP/726 CC Hydro-Gear® ZT-2800 Transaxles 3.8 gal (14.38 L) 6.5/3 mph (10.5/4.8 km/h)
  • 54" Snow Blade

    54" Snow Blade

    Make the most of your Gravely Zoom XL Zero-Turn Riding Lawnmower by transforming it into a Snowplow. This easy to install accessory provides you with the versatility to mow grass in the summer and push snow in winter.
    Part Number: 81503300
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • Mulching Kit

    Mulching Kit

    The kit features easy-to-install baffles that fit under mower decks to create a separate cutting chamber for each blade. When cut, grass lifts into the cutting chamber and gets cut many times before dropping onto the lawn.
    Part Number: 71509000
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • Headlight Kit

    Headlight Kit

    The Gravely Headlight Kit for Zero-Turn Riding Mowers is designed to help ensure safety in low-light and low-visibility conditions.
    Part Number: 71509400
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • Trailer Hitch

    Trailer Hitch

    Turn your Gravely zero-turn into a multi tasking machine by simply adding the hitch kit. The robust design of the hitch kit allows you to pull a multitude of accessories such as pull behind sprayers, fertilizer spreaders, and utility trailers.
    Part Number: 71509300
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • Engine Guard

    Engine Guard

    This guard helps prevent damage to the engine from branches, brush and other debris contact.
    Part Number: 71509700
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • Dump Cart

    Dump Cart

    The Gravely Dump Cart is a perfect solution to help you with the chores around the yard. Whether you are hauling debris or just cleaning up around the yard, this is the solution for you.  8cu. ft., 500 pound capacity.
    Part Number: 71508100
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • 48" Plug Aerator

    48" Plug Aerator

    The Gravely 48 in. Plug Aerator features a steel frame and galvanized aerator knives for durability. This aerator is designed to create plugs 3 in. in depth and remove 3/4 in. soil plugs.
    Part Number: 71508200
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • 36" Poly Roller

    36" Poly Roller

    The Gravely 36 in. poly roller can be used for multiple applications around the yard. It provides the benefits of packing down newly sewn seed and also the leveling out of uneven ground.
    Part Number: 71503300
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • 48" Dethatcher

    48" Dethatcher

    Keep your lawn healthy by removing excess thatch build up. This allows fertilizer and water to penetrate into the ground and get air to the plant roots. Great for spring clean up also!​

    Part Number: 71503400
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • 15 Gallon Sprayer

    15 Gallon Sprayer

    The Gravely 15 Gallon Sprayer provides you with more use out of your mower. This sprayer is designed to easily mount behind your riding lawn mower to allow you to apply treatments and fertilizer to your lawn as your mow.
    Part Number: 71510300
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186
  • Spreader


    The Gravely 20-Gallon 38 in. Tow-Behind Spreader is a versatile accessory for your riding mower. With a maximum spread of 12 ft., this product is great for spreading fertilizer, seed, sand, ice-melt and more.
    Part Number: 71503600
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • Sun Shade

    Sun Shade

    Keep cool and out of the sun with this handy sunshade. The Gravely Zero-Turn riding lawnmower sunshade provides protection from the sun or rain while using your mowing your lawn.
    Part Number: 71509200
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
  • 3 Bucket Bagger (Cloth Bags)

    3 Bucket Bagger (Cloth Bags)

    Keep your lawn free of grass clipping with our effective bagging systems.

    Part Number: 81502200
    Fits Models: 915160, 915162, 915164, 915184, 915186, 915188
Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 115reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love my Gravely Cut my mowing time from 4 hours to 1 hour. Took some getting use to the zero turn but great machine June 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Mower!!! I have used several other ZTR mowers in the past and this is by far the best yet. It is very durable and a pleasure to use. I would definitely recommend this mower to anyone who is considering a zero turn. I did buy the optional rear engine guard...which should of been included.... and it definitely enhances and protects the rear of the mower. I would also recommend adding the hitch for pulling a small dump trailer. June 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great mower!!! The ZT XL fits my needs perfectly. Over the last year, it's been a pleasure to cut my grass with. I've had no problems with it and it will flat cut some grass with plenty of power in reserve. I love the flip up floor and seat design to make cleaning it a breeze. You will not regret buying this mower, or any Gravely for that matter. June 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by One of the Best Buys That We Have Made We mow 2 1/2 acres on our horse farm around several buildings and a tree-lined driveway. The ZT XL has more than enough power for all of this and has no trouble with high grass in an unusually wet and cool spring. Bottom line: compared to our 8 year old John Deere garden tractor (a fine, tough product in its own right which is why we keep it), we now mow in 1/2 the time; use 40% less gas; and are far less tired as the seat is much more comfortable. The zero turn feature is critical to saving time and effort previously spent hauling on the steering wheel to get around trees and corners, which is a big deal when you have a good many things to mow around. The ZT XL always starts with no problem. It has a large fuel tank mouth that eliminates spills when fueling from a 5 gallon can. The grass cuts more evenly and the wide range of cutting heights possible is a great plus for us. Noise is no worse than the Deere. Takes a little bit to learn to handle the sensitivity of zero turn when it is coupled with high power, but it becomes real instinctive when you do and so well worth it. The XL is powerful and the speed feels insanely illegal when let loose on a large, open stretch of lawn. Our ownly regret: we should have bought one years ago. I know that it another piece of equiment to have around, but large land owners need an XL for reasons of economy, speed, comfort, and ease of use. June 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 48" XL just what I was looking for. I previously was mowing my 1.5 acre yard with a 38inch tractor and we also cut our neighbor's 1.5 acre yard for cash. Both yards would typically take about 4 hours to mow.I looked at literally every zero turn mower available comparing features and price but keep coming back to the Gravely brand on value and features.I chose an 48" ZTXL because I liked the heavier frame materials and fabricated deck.The XL cuts great, is easy to drive and cut my mowing time from 4 hrs to just under 2 hrs, bathroom breaks included! June 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product has all the features that I needed with the durability I wanted I spent the extra money for the ZT60 XL to get the durability that I wanted without getting into a higher end commercial mower. If you check out other brands you will see that you get a little more with the Gravely lines. I also wanted a mower that will last me 20yrs which I feel I can get out of my Gravely. June 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by The best mower I have ever own. Over the years I have owned several different mowers and after a few mowing seasons I would have to do some costly repairs and since I have owned my gravely zero turn mower I have not had to do any repairs. The mower is very well built and has cut my mowing time tremendously. I would definitely recommend this product to a friend. February 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Happy Happy Happy We own 5 acres in Florida and I just purchased my ZT XL 48 with the Kawasaki motor from Greg at Central Florida Tractor. I LOVE it ! He was patient and gave me a good honest deal and treated me with respect. I had researched tractors with brush hog attachments and Zero turns mowers for months before I chose the Gravely. I felt this machine gave me more for the money compared to the competitors. This Machine can handle every thing I have to mow for many years and no more paying someone to mow my back 4 acres. This machine makes mowing a joy and not a chore. May 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by ZT XL 42" Love my Gravely. Great performance, cut my time in half. So easy to use a CAVEMAN could do it!!!! Able to get it through my front fence with ease. Excellent fuel capacity. Had 3/4 of a tank and still had just under a quarter to spare at the end. Thanks Gravely for an awesome machine!!!! April 28, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Buy the ZT HD Gravely ZT HD vs ZT XLHere is a quick comparison between the two I have owned both HD and XL. Like a dummy I settled for the ZT XL thinking I could live with the fact that my knees rubbed the steering bars. I’ll just tilt my knees a little… WRONG. After about one season of that and an average, at best, cut quality I sat on a ZT HD and it was over.I had to have it for all of these reasons. MUCH better leg room for a 6’4” frame, larger deck (60”), Bigger tires, better seat, much better ride, bigger fuel tank, much better cut probably due to the 5.5” deck. The XL isn’t very deep but I did not measure it (looks like 3.5”). With the ZT HD I am now back to a commercial quality cutting machine. I am spoiled a bit with having owned a Hustler Mini Z and a Grasshopper 722D. This HD cuts as nice as the hopper and better than the Z. I just mowed my about 3 acres in about an hour and a half and that is with playing around and taking it easy. I think I could do it in an hour if rain were coming : )Folks for 1,000 dollar difference go with the ZT HD all day long. Unless: Budget is REALLY tight, cut quality not a big deal, space is an issue, your yard is really smooth.The ZT XL was a fine machine, no issues and if you are going up from a lawn tractor you will love it. If you are going from a commercial Z you better get the HD because you will not be happy with the XL…. IMHO April 20, 2015
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Why Zero-turn?



You can cut your mowing time in half using a zero turn mower instead of a traditional riding lawn tractor. Here are some of the time-saving features of zero turn technology:

Maneuver Around Obstacles

The maneuverability of zero turn mowers allows you to easily mow around trees, flower beds and other obstacles in your yard more easily than with a steering wheel vehicle such as a riding lawn tractor.

Drive at a Faster Speed

Zero turn mowers are designed to cut grass nearly twice as fast as traditional lawn tractors so your straight line mowing speed is improved. A typical lawn tractor cuts at a speed of 3-4 mph while a typical zero turn mower cuts at a speed of 5-8 mph.

Mow in a Single Pass

When you get to the end of your yard and have to turn around and come back, you literally can spin 180 degrees and come straight back without having to back up and cut the strips of grass you would miss when making the turn with a lawn tractor.

Eliminate Follow-Up Trimming

With an unobstructed view of the cutting deck, zero turn mowers make it easy to cut very close to your trim edges – you can nearly eliminate the need to trim hard-to-reach areas with a push mower or a string trimmer after you've finished mowing.​​


Without a steering wheel, a zero turn machine may look intimidating to drive but most people become comfortable with the way it handles after just a few times mowing their lawn.

Steering a zero turn mower is easy. In fact, it is not that different from steering a shopping cart.

  • How to make left turn with Zero Turn
  • How to make right turn with Zero Turn

  • Forward: Push the handles forward.
  • Reverse: Pull the handles back.
  • Right Turn: Push the left handle forward.
  • Left Turn: Push the right handle forward.
  • Stop: Bring the handles back to neutral.

The key to driving in a straight line is to assure that the same amount of pressure is applied to each lever.​​