John Deere S170 48-in 24 hp Riding Lawn Tractor


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Key Features

  • 24 hp (17.9 kW)* V-Twin Extended Life Series (ELS) Engine
  • 48-in. Edge™ Mower Deck
  • Electric PTO, Heavy Duty Hydrostatic Transmission w/side-by-side pedals
  • Easy Change™ 30-Second Oil Change System
  • Adjustable lumbar seat and standard front bumper
  • Easy to read fuel gauge
  • 2 year/120 hour bumper-to-bumper warranty


  • Engine is powerful and smooth-running V-twin design
  • John Deere Easy Change™ 30-second oil change system
  • Full-featured engine is more reliable and lasts longer
  • Frame made of full-length welded steel for reliability
  • Snow removal is a strength of lawn tractors
  • Hydrostatic transmission gives an infinite choice of ground speeds
  • Operator station designed for comfortable operation
  • Easy-read fuel gauge shows fuel level on dashboard and controls are convenient to use
  • Serviceability is convenient with easy-open hood
  • Help maintain your mower and lawn with the MowerPlus™ app and connector
  • The Edge™ cutting system gives superior performance
  • Two-year or 120-hour bumper-to-bumper warranty is included


  • Engine power: 24 hp / 17.9 kW
  • Oil change: John Deere Easy Change™ 30-second oil change system
  • Engine manufacturer/model: 44U877 (M44)
  • Transaxle type: K46 heavy-duty hydrostatic, two-wheel drive
  • Transaxle control: Side-by-side pedals
  • Rear tires: 22x9.5-12
  • Lift system type: Spring-assisted hand-grip lever
  • Cutting width: Edge™ mower deck, 48 in. / 122 cm
  • U.S. warranty: 2 year/120 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.)


  • Power: 24 hp / 17.9 kW
  • Displacement: 44.2 cu in. / 724 cc
  • Manufacturer/model: 44U877 (M44)
  • Type: Overhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
  • Cylinders: V-twin - extended life series (ELS)
  • Governor: Mechanical
  • Choke/speed control: Single lever with spring-return on choke
  • Cooling method: Air
  • Air cleaner: Cartridge with prefilter
  • Oil change: John Deere Easy Change 30-second oil change system

Fuel System

  • Type: Gasoline
  • Fuel delivery: Pulse pump and carburetor
  • Fuel gauge: Easy-read on dash
  • Fuel tank location: Rear
  • Fuel fill opening: Center, 1.75 in. / 4.45 cm
  • Fuel tank capacity: 2.4 U.S. gal. / 9.1 L