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Exmark Laser Z Diesel Review

The Exmark Laser Z Diesel is a high-performing, diesel-powered zero-turn mower. The Exmark Laser Z Diesel is a high-performing, diesel-powered zero-turn mower. This machine is built for professionals who need a durable and reliable zero-turn mower that can handle the rigors of daily use. The Laser Z Diesel delivers plenty of power and torque to tackle rough terrain and thick grass. 

Laser Z Diesel Lineup

SpecsLZS88CDYM96RW0LZS80TDYM724W0LZS80TDYM72RW0LZS80TDYM604W0
Fuel SystemYanmar DieselYanmar DieselYanmar DieselYanmar Diesel
Battery12-volt battery with 55-amp alternator12-volt battery with 55-amp alternator12-volt battery with 55-amp alternator12-volt battery with 55-amp alternator
Cutting Deck96″72″72″60″
Blades6 Blades at 24.50″ Length3 Blades at 24.50″ Length3 Blades at 24.50″ Length3 Blades at 20.50″ Length
Fuel Capacity12-gallon (45.4-L), side fuel tanks12-gallon (45.4-L), side fuel tanks12-gallon (45.4-L), side fuel tanks12-gallon (45.4-L), side fuel tanks
Speed0–12.5 mph forward,
0–7 mph reverse.
0–11.0 mph forward,
0–6 mph reverse.
0–11.0 mph forward,
0–6 mph reverse.
0–11.0 mph forward,
0–6 mph reverse.
Warranty5 years or 2000 hours3 years3 years3 years
PriceCheck PriceCheck PriceCheck PriceCheck Price

Power

The Exmark Lazer Z Diesel has a 12-volt battery with a 55-amp alternator. The engine is up to 25 hp, and it is built by Yanmar. This powerful build is an Electronically Governed IDI Turbo Diesel, with an engine speed of 2,600 RPM.

The 96″ model has a larger Yanmar engine with an engine speed of 3,000 rpm. This mower is equipped with the Yanmar 3TNV88C engine.

Features

Exmark Laser Z Diesel Review - exmark on the yard

This zero turn mower offers precision and performance when cutting golf courses, acreages, and estates. It has a variety of speed selections, from 0–11.0 mph forward to 0–6 mph reverse

Also, stay safe while using it with Operator Presence Controls (OPC) and drive system interlock, with safety interlock system indicators.

The Laser Z diesel also comes with a hydraulic deck lift that is very convenient for raising and lowering the deck of the mower.

Cut Quality

You can find it in 60″, 72″, 96″, and 144″ cutting deck sizes for the best performance depending on your needs. The cutter housing is 7.75″ with a 25mm (.98″) diameter spindle shaft. Also, the cutting height is: 1.0″ (2.5 cm) to 5.5″ (11.8 cm) in 0.25″ (0.64 cm). It can cut up to 11 acres an hour!

The overall cut quality of this mower is pretty good for such a large deck. This isn't a mower made for giving the perfect cut, it is designed for cutting a lot of grass quickly. It does a great just of this and making quick work of large fields.

Durability

Exmark Laser Z Diesel Review - front view of exmark laser

The Exmark Lazer is a professional quality machine made with heavy-duty 1.5″ x 3″ x 3/16″ tubular steel. Also, it is backed by a five-year limited warranty.

This mower is an absolute tank and built very well. It will definitely last a very long time.

Comfort

In the newest model, the radiator and engine were moved closer to the ground. This gives riders a lower center of gravity! So, the ride is smoother.

The lever design also can be height adjusted in two different modes to suit more drivers.

The onboard intelligence system helps make the Exmark Lazer the most productive machine ever. This makes the machine more efficient and easy to use. Users can control through performance modes to control power and efficiency.

Aesthetics

The Exmark Laser Z Diesel is big and durable. Its sleek red and black build looks classic and powerful. The seat is two-tone and well built. Also, the seat has suspension, with Elastomeric Vibration Control material for a smooth and comfortable ride. It has a cup holder for extra convenience. The 12 gallon dual fuel tank makes it easier to get more done at one time.

Build Quality

Exmark Laser Z Diesel Review - man using mower

The Exmark Lazer is built for the toughest jobs! The 26″ x 12″-12″ drive tires come standard. Drivers have the option to upgrade to a 1.6 liter engine. It has design elements that make maintenance easy and simple. The tool-less belt access makes maintenance simple. The removable floor pan also lets you keep it clean. Additionally, you can customize the responsiveness of the drive with adjustable dampeners.

Pros / Cons

Pros

  • Great warranty
  • Customizable deck options
  • Updated lever control

Cons

  • Only made for large lawns and grasses
  • People who are very tall might not be comfortable in the seat

Our Rating

Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Cut Quality:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Durability:4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Comfort:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Price:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Overall:4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

Price

The Exmark Lazer is available starting at $25,399. Once you get to the 96″ deck and up you will begin to have a price around $40,000 – $50,000. Of course, this is an extremely high price for a mower but it does provide the next level of productivity.

Wrapping It Up

The Exmark Lazer Z is a great machine for those who need to cut large lawns quickly. It has a variety of customizable deck options and speed selections to make sure you can get the job done right. Its build quality is top-notch, and it comes with a great warranty. However, it is only made for large lawns, so it might not be the best option for everyone.

What do you think?

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