Cub Cadet ZT1 42 Ultima Series Zero Turn Mower

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SKU 29201385- The fantastic new Ultima Series Zero-Turn mowers from Cub Cadet will redefine your idea about a high performance zero turn mower.

The ZT1 42 boasts the best in class cut, a continous square tube steel frame for durability and strength, and cutting edge comfort from their fully adjustable seat.

The heart of the mower is the 725cc professional grade Kohler * 7000 Series V-Twin OHV engine.You can count on this heavy duty motor to deliver an exceptionally smooth operation and dependable starts. Producing 22 horsepower, you'll never be missing the oomph from the engine to get your chores done.

Featuring an open frame design and a hinged/removable floor pan, the ZT1 42 allows quick and easy access to keep up on maintenance or service your mower.

The lap bar controlled dual hydro transmission mows in reverse, and the ZT1 42 is for mowing on slight slopes and rolling hills up to 2 acres. 

  • 7mph Forward Speed/3.5mph Reverse Speed
  • Cut heights from 1"-4.5"
  • Twin Blade Cutting Technology and the SmartJet deck wash system means easy deck maintenance
  • 3.5 gallon fuel tank means longer run times
  • 42" Deck Width

*As required by Kohler, all power levels are stated in gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by engine manufacturer.

We apologize, but we can no longer sell or ship to CA as a result of PROP 65

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Dual Hydro-Gear™ EZT-2200™ dual hydrostatic rear-wheel transmission for quick and effortless cuts

Engine Type

Kohler 7000 Series V-Twin OHV

Horsepower / CC's

22 HP - 725cc

Ground Speed

7mph Fwd / 3.5mph Rev zero-turn controlled ground speeds quickly leave your lawn with a professional-quality finish.

Fuel Capacity

3.5 Gallon fuel tank capacity to keep you mowing and minimize time loss for refueling needs


Deck Height Adjustment

Foot pedal with spring assist creates the perfect cut 
15 Positions

Cutting Height

1'' - 4.5'' leads to a precise event cut

Spindle Construction

Sealed cast aluminum housing (maintenance-free)

Deck Blades

Twin Blades

Deck Size/Type

42'' Stamped Deck

Deck Material

Cub Cadet Signature Cut 13-gauge steel cutting deck with smooth arc Dual-blades, cut overlap and deep dome deck design provide flawless results. Rust-resistant and helps resist corrosion and provides your lawn with a clean-cut look.

Deck Wash

SmartJet deck wash system provides high pressure water that cleans out grass and debris build-up under the deck

Leading Edge Reinforcement



Seat Type

Automotive-inspired, ergonomic, fully adjustable premium 18'' high-back seat and a durable, advanced polymer seat suspension system optimizes comfort while reducing operators fatigue

Lap Bar / Steering Wheel Control

3- way adjustable ergonomic lap bar design with integrated parking brake, and Mow-in-Reverse. Provides comfort with a simple operation

Park Brake / Braking

Intergrated system in Lap Bars for ease of use

Rear Tires

20”x8”-8" Turf Master premium rear tires offer excellent traction, minimize turfing and provide a better ride on uneven ground at higher speeds

Front Tires

11"x 6"-5" smooth tread front wheels pivot 180 degrees without turf damage

PTO Engagement

Electronic fingertip blade engagement PTO allows for smooth operation of the deck or attachments

Cruise Control



Illuminating Dual-LED Headlights provide ultimate vision for mowing in low light conditions



High-strength, continuous square 2'' x 2'' tubular steel frame with fully E-Coat lower frame and Triple Guard Corrosion Defense System™ protects against wear and tear.

Front Axle / Yokes

Fixed 2" x 2.5" fully welded tubular steel axle (e-coated) / 1/4" steel yokes provide greater durability

Rear Bumper

2" x 2" Tubular steel bumper



Rear Hitch



Dimensions L/W/H

80'' x 54'' x 47''

Weight (approx)

500 lbs.



The Strongest Warranty in it's class 3-year / unlimited-hour warranty. Plus, limited lifetime warranty on frame.

Learn More
Lawn & Garden TypeRiding Mowers
Fulfillment LocationPickup at Store
Manufacturer NumberZT1 42
BrandsCub Cadet
Deck WidthNo
Plant VarietyNo
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