John Deere S220 42-in 22 hp Riding Lawn Tractor


This product is available in-store only.

Key Features

  • 22 HP* Cyclonic V-Twin Engine
  • 42-in. (107-cm) Accel Deep™ Deck, compatible with optional MulchControl™ kit
  • Comfortable 15-in (38-cm) open-back seat
  • Side-by-side forward and reverse pedals
  • 3-year/200-hour bumper-to-bumper warranty


  • Cyclonic V-twin engine is smooth running and powerful
  • 42-in. (107-cm) Accel Deep™ (42A) Mower Deck cuts clean and is versatile
  • MulchControl™ system provides superior mulching performance and rapid conversion
  • Three-year or 200-hour bumper-to-bumper warranty is standard
  • Hydrostatic/automatic drive transmission gives an infinite choice of ground speeds
  • Snow removal is a strength of lawn tractors
  • Full-length, welded-steel frame and cast-iron front axle for reliability
  • Operator station designed for operator comfort and convenience
  • Instruments and controls are easy to find and convenient to use
  • Serviceability is convenient with easy-open hood
  • Help maintain your mower and lawn with the MowerPlus™ app and connector


  • Engine power: 22 hp / 16.4 kW
  • Oil change: No-tools oil drain with replaceable filter
  • Engine manufacturer/model: 44J6 Cyclonic
  • Transaxle type: TLT200 hydrostatic, two-wheel drive
  • Transaxle control: Side-by-side pedals
  • Rear tires: 20x10-8
  • Lift system type: Spring-assisted hand-grip lever
  • Cutting width: Accel Deep™ mower deck, 42 in. / 107 in.
  • U.S. warranty: 3-year/200-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: 22 hp / 16.4 kW
  • Displacement: 44.2 cu in. / 724 cc
  • Manufacturer/model: 44J6 Cyclonic
  • Type: Overhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
  • Cylinders: V-twin, cast-iron liners
  • Governor: Mechanical
  • Choke/speed control: Separate levers, automatic choke return
  • Cooling method: Air
  • Air cleaner: Pleated paper cartridge filter with poly pre-filter
  • Oil change: No-tools oil drain with replaceable filter

Fuel System

  • Type: Gasoline
  • Fuel delivery: Pulse pump and carburetor
  • Fuel gauge: Mechanical, viewable from seat
  • 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
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