Residential Z535M with 48-inch Deck

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  • 25-hp (18.6 kW)* V-Twin cyclonic engine
  • Cyclonic air-management system reduces filter maintenance for longer engine life
  • 48- or 54-in. Accel Deep™ mower deck, or 62-in. Edge™ mower deck
  • 22 x 9.5-in. rear tires for better traction


Make/Model John Deere Z535M Residential ZTrak™ Mower with 48-, 54-, or 62-in. Deck
Power 25 hp (18.6 kW)
Model number M44 Cyclonic™
Displacement 44.2 cu in. (724 cc)
Cylinders V-twin
Lubrication Full pressure with replaceable filter, capacity, 2 U.S. qt (1.9 L)
Type Overhead valve
Battery 12 V (300 CCA)
Choke/speed control Separate control levers
Cooling method Air
Fuel tank capacity 4.5 U.S. gal. (17 L)
Fuel gauge Fuel level sight line
Dual hydros Tuff Torq TZ17-D with 1-in. (2.5-cm) axles
Forward speed 0-8.5 mph (0-13.7 km/h)
Reverse speed 0-4 mph (0-6.4 km/h)
Speed and direction control Twin levers
Control adjustment 3 height/18 positions
Frame Heavy-duty frame tubing
Primer/paint E-coat/powder
Front caster tires 13x5-6
Front caster bearings Sealed ball bearings
Drive tires 22x9.5-10
Hourmeter Yes
Service interval decal Yes
Storage compartment Yes
Cup holder Yes
Seat back height Medium back with armrests, 18 in. (45.7 cm)
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Seat suspension Two springs
Type 48A and 54A, hand lever with optional foot lift; 62C, hand lever and foot lift
Mower cut height 1-4 in. (2.5-10.2 cm)
Cut height increments 0.25 in. (0.64 cm)
Preset cut height Yes
Width of cut 48 in. (122 cm); 54 in. (137 cm); 62 in. (157 cm)
Type Side discharge
Mower deck material 10 gauge 0.135 in. (3.4 cm)
Mower drive system V-belt
Type Electric, 125 lb-ft (169 Nm)
Drive V-belt
Wheelbase 48.7 in. (123.7 cm)
Overall length 76.7 in. (194.8 cm)
Width without mower 48A and 54A, 47.4 in. (120.4 cm); 62C, 47.8 in. (121.4 cm)
Width with mower 48A, 62.6 in. (159 cm); 54A, 68.8 in. (174.8 cm); 62C, 67.4 in. (171.3 cm)
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage) 48A, 54 in. (137.2 cm); 54A, 59.7 in. (151.6 cm); 62C, 67.4 in. (171.3 cm)
Height 42 in. (106.7 cm)
Weight With mower and fuel, 48A, 615 lb279 kgWith mower and fuel, 54A, 631 lb286 kgWith mower and fuel, 62C, 687 lb312 kg
Operator presence system Yes
Park brake interlock Yes
Safety video Yes
Note 1 Mower wash port makes cleaning the deck easier
Note 2 Flip-up foot platform for easy service access
Note 3 18-position adjustable motion-control levers
U.S. warranty 4 year or 300 hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at or for details.)
Rear bagger 48A and 54A only, 6.5 bu (229.1 L)
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Mulching system Yes
Single light kit  
Double light kit Yes
Rubber floor mat Yes
Sun shade  
Mounted sprayer 15 U.S. gal. (56.8 L)
Storage cover Yes
Light kit Dual headlight kit
Material collection system Power Flow? rear bagger, 6.5 bu (229.1 L)
Date collected 19-Apr-2017

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