John Deere W36M vs. W48R

The W36M and the W48R are both fantastic pieces of equipment. They share a number of similarities but have a few key differences, too. We’ll go over those differentiators to help you make the right decision for you and your property.

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SPECS John Deere W36M John Deere W48R
Key Specs - Engine manufacturer/model FS481V FS600V - California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant
Key Specs - Speed range Forward, 0-6.5 mph Reverse, 0-3 mph Forward, 0-7.5 mph Reverse, 0-3 mph
Key Specs - Mower deck size 36 in / 91.4 cm 48 in / 122 cm
Key Specs - Transmission Two Hydro-Gear ZT-2800 unitized pump and wheel motor transmissions and ergonomic handles with spring-loaded neutral lock Two Hydro-Gear™, 0.73-cu in. (10-cc) hydraulic pumps and Danfoss 12 cu-in. (197-cc) wheel motors and ergonomic handles with spring loaded neutral lock
Dimensions - Width Deflector down - 50 in / 127 cm Deflector up for storage - 40 in / 102 cm Deflector down - 62 in Deflector up for storage - 50 in
Dimensions - Length with deck 76.4 in / 194 cm 74 in / 188 cm
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