2014 Grasshopper 223-48"

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Powerful performance in a compact mower.

  • 23 hp, 2-cylinder, Kohler Command PRO engine. PRO package includes large-capacity air and oil filters, engine oil cooler, high-performance spark plugs and large-capacity dual-element air cleaner for extended maintenance intervals.
  • 48 inch DuraMax® deck
  • Accepts Model 8F/M1, 12F/M1 and Model 16 PowerVac™ collection systems.
  • CoolFan™ hydro cooling system
  • CoolTemp Cordura® ComfortZone™ seat with lumbar support
  • Implements including Dethatcher, Shielded Sprayer and Sunshade Canopy.
  • Turf tires
  • Cooling: System -Air
  • Cylinders: V-Twin
  • Displacement: 41.1 cu. in. (674 cc)
  • Fuel Capacity: 12 U.S. Gal. (45.4 l)
  • Fuel Type: Gasoline - unleaded
  • Ignition: Breakerless
  • Lubrication: Pressure Lube/Filter
  • Speed: 0 - 9.5 mph (0 - 15.3 kph) forward 0 - 6.0 mph (0 - 9.7 kph) reverse
  • Starter: Solenoid shift
  • Type: Design-matched G2 hydrostatic system with auxiliary cooling fans, HydroGear variable displacement piston-type pumps and Parker high-torque wheel motors.
  • Type: Kohler Command Pro
  • Brakes: Dynamic braking through hydrostatic transmission.
  • Steering: One- or two-hand operation with adjustable HydraSmooth™ dual levers that automatically return to neutral from either forward or reverse position.
  • Suspension: InFrame™
  • Turning Radius: True zero degree, turns within own length with counter-rotating, independently powered drive wheels.
  • Wheel Front: 13x6.50x6 rib tread, tubeless
  • Blade: (Tempered, alloy steel)(2) 18 in. (45.7 cm), (1) 15 in. (38.1 cm)
  • Blade: Drive - Belt drive with single Kevlar V-belt and idler arm tensioning.
  • Height: ROPS -69.5 in. (176.5 cm)
  • Height: Seat back -47.0 in. (119.4 cm)
  • Height: Seat Cushion -31.5 in. (80.0 cm)
  • Length: 75.0 in. (190.5 cm)
  • Spindles: (Assemblies) 2.5 cm (approx. 1 in.) O.D. shaft.; (Housing) Machined aluminum
General Information
  • Air Cleaner: Heavy-duty, cyclonic, remoted mounted, replaceable dual elements.
  • Battery: 12 Volt
  • Construction: Formed double thickness hardened steel (0.269 in. > heavier than 3 gauge) truss spindle plane and (3) Sentry™ spindles with 8-inch spindle flanges, with 6-bolt pattern and a triple-strength upper deck, over 1/2 inch thick in stress zones for superior strength. Geometrically engineered design with 7 gauge skirts withstands the brunt of commercial mowing.
  • Crankshaft: Horizontal
  • Cutting Height: Range -1.0 to 5.0 in. (2.5cm to 12.7 cm)
  • Deck: DuraMax 48"
  • Drive Wheels: 23x10.50x12 turf
  • Hourmeter: Standard
  • Instruments: Console-mounted -Parking brake indicator light, ignition switch, choke and push/pull PTO switch.
  • Muffler: Ultra quiet, single, industrial type.
  • Other: Interlock System: Prevents engine start when PTO clutch is engaged or steering levers are in drive position. Allows operator dismount without engine shutdown only when PTO is disengaged and steering levers are locked in neutral.
  • Parking Brake: Disc brake, one for each drive wheel.
  • Seat: Iso-mounted, high-back, deep-cushioned, foam-padded. Cordura-covered, padded arms/backrest with lumbar support and coil-spring suspension. Optional Cordura-covered, sliding adjustable-tension suspension seat.
  • Filtration: 7 micron absolute, spin-on
Power Take-off (pto)
  • HP: 23



Horse Power
Engine Type
41.1 cu. in. (674 cc)


Wheel Size
23x10.50x12 turf
Fuel Capacity
12 U.S. Gal. (45.4 l)


Deck Size
DuraMax 48"


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