Husqvarna and Honda are two of the leading lawn mowers manufacturing brands. There is tough competition between them. Most of the people are stuck at choosing the best one among the two.
In this comparison, we are going to solve this confusion and explain all the features of Husqvarna and Honda. We will be looking at the following models of both brands.
Husqvarna L121FH & Honda HRX217K5VYA Review
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Husqvarna L121FH, 21 in. 149cc Kohler FWD Walk Behind Lawn Mower
Honda HRX217K5VYA 187cc Gas 21 in. 4-in-1 Versamow System Lawn Mower with Roto-Stop and MicroCut Blades 660410
Let’s compare the features of both and find the best one!
Husqvarna comes with a 149 CC engine. It is best for small to medium lawns and people who do not want a big lawn mower. With medium-sized engines, gas consumption is less with ultimate average power. The engine does not need to be choked or primed as it comes with an auto choke to reduce hassle while starting up the mower.
Honda, on the other hand, offers a 187 CC engine. It is more powerful than the Husqvarna, gives an economical lawn mowing as well, and starts quickly to save you some time. It is also equipped with an auto choke system to start up the engine without the need for priming or choking. Honda is more suitable for more extensive lawns as compared to Husqvarna.
Style and Speed
Husqvarna is a walk-behind self-propelled lawn mower. It comes with a pull starting mechanism and a single-speed for mowing. Husqvarna is a traditional lawn mower when it comes to starting mechanism and speed control. You will have to control the speed with your walking pace. It has a maximum speed of 3 MPH.
Honda is also a walk-behind self-propelled model. It is a pull-start engine and comes with a speed adjustment dial on the walking handle. The select drive control feature comes in handy when you want to mow quickly in a short time. It gives the mower variable speed for better controls. The select drive handle is made from plastic, but it is durable and sturdy. Honda’s maximum speed is 4 MPH.
Cutting Capabilities (Cutting Deck)
Both Honda and Husqvarna come with a 21-inch cutting deck. It is perfect for cutting a lot of grass in a short time. You won’t have to spend a lot of time mowing with a cutting deck of 21 inches.
Husqvarna offers 3-in-1 discharge capabilities of mulching, side discharge, and bagging.
Honda has a 4-in-1 discharge system. It comes with grass clipping function in addition to the 3 conventional discharge modes. The grass clipping feature is an excellent way to get natural fertilizer for your lawn. Honda has a micro-cut blade system with 4 cutting blades, which gives you extra fine cuttings for mulching and discharge. You won’t feel the need to empty the rear bag before a couple of mowing session. The small size of clippings increases the storage capacity.
Cutting Height Capabilities
Husqvarna offers a 4-point cutting adjustment in the bracket of 1.5 – 3.5 inches.
Honda has a 4-in-1 cutting system for cutting the grass clipping finely.
Husqvarna has large rear wheels and small front wheels to create traction and grip in steep areas. It helps you navigate the dense areas and obstacles in your lawn.
Honda has the same rear and front wheels. While equal size wheels may not be able to create traction just like Husqvarna, but a high speed helps in navigating uphill regions in your lawns.
Final Verdict: Husqvarna or Craftsman
It is a tough call to decide the winner among the two. While Honda comes with a large engine and is suitable for big lawns, Husqvarna comes with a medium-sized engine; it can be used to mow small, medium, and large lawns as well with economical gas consumption.