What Is the Smallest HP You Can Mow With?

For the lowest possible horsepower, a manual reel mower possesses no engine and, therefore, zero self-generated horsepower. The type of lawn being mowed determines how much or how little horsepower is needed. Push and riding lawn mowers typically generate between three and eight horsepower.

Keywords: lawn mower horsepower, types of lawnmowers, lawnmower engine ratings

About this Author

Deborah Waltenburg has been a freelance writer since 2002. In addition to her work for Demand Studios, Waltenburg has written for websites such as Freelance Writerville and Constant Content, and has worked as a ghostwriter for travel/tourism websites and numerous financial/debt reduction blogs.