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John Deere S130 22HP 42" Ride-on Mower

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The 100 Series Ride-on Mowers combine strength and reliability with yard-friendly simplicity, comfort and control. With a choice of models and a wide range of features and options to choose from, the 100 Series has something for everyone. These robust ride-on mowers are engineered for years of trouble-free service and combine superb cut quality with outstanding ease of use.

The John Deere S130 lawn tractor is the premium 42-inch deck model of the 100 Series line up. The ride is comfortable. S130 features a hydrostatic transmission, side-by-side foot pedals, enhanced styling, adjustable controls and 15-in open back seat, cruise control, easy read fuel gauge, electric blade engagement and a front bumper. The 22-HP V-Twin John Deere engine has plenty of power to handle tough mulching, mowing and bagging conditions (coverage up to 2 acres). The 42-inch Edge™ Cutting System is time-tested and proven to offer superior cut quality and can be easily equipped to bag or mulch. And John Deere Easy Change™ 30-Second Oil Change System, the original All-In-One oil and oil filter canister, allows anyone to easily change their tractor oil with no hassles and no mess.

Powerful V-twin engine features full-pressure lubrication for dependability and long life

  • A 16kW (22-hp) V-twin engine has plenty of power and torque to handle tough mowing, mulching, and bagging
  • V-twin cylinder design for greater torque, lower vibration, and improved sound quality
  • Electronic ignition for fast starts
  • Overhead valves for excellent power and fuel economy
  • Full-pressure lubrication and oil filter for cleaner oil, prolonging engine life and extending the time between oil changes

John Deere Easy Change™ 30-second oil change system

The John Deere Easy Change 30-second oil change system makes changing the engine oil easy, quick, and clean. Changing the oil is as easy as twisting on a new oil-filled filter. Oil does not need to be drained from the engine.

Everyone who uses the John Deere Easy Change system saves time and avoids the mess of a traditional oil change. In the past, many 100 Series Lawn Tractor owners rarely or never got around to changing their engine oil. With the 30-second oil change, even people who previously would not consider changing the oil themselves can easily do it. The Easy Change system is a no-mess, no-fuss solution the competition cannot match.

Frame made of full-length welded steel for reliability

  • Frame made of full-length welded steel for reliability
    The solid one-piece frame is constructed of 12-gauge, 2.66-mm (0.105-in.) steel
  • Cast-iron front axle will not bend
  • Front bumper protects the tractor
  • The front bumper is included on the S130 and S140. It is available as an optional attachment for the S100, S110, and S120.
  • The CargO Mount system is a combination of front- and rear-mounting points providing convenient and easy installation of the sun canopy, rear bagger, and other attachments.

Hydrostatic transmission gives an infinite choice of ground speeds

  • A Tuff Torq® hydrostatic transmission gives an infinite choice of speeds and makes changing the direction of travel easy. Side-by-side foot pedals control the speed and direction of travel.
  • Automotive-type accelerator controls ensure easy operation.
  • Operator can change direction without lifting foot off the platform.
  • Large pedal surface gives superior operator comfort.
  • Appropriate transmissions are used in each model, depending on rear tire size and tractor performance requirements, to ensure excellent performance and reliability:
  • Tuff Torq TLT200 – S100, S110, S120, S130 and S140

Operator station designed for comfortable operation

  • The operator station is designed for operator comfort and easy operation:
  • Controls are positioned where they are easy to reach and use to control the tractor.
  • The steering wheel is positioned and angled to give the operator plenty of room and steering comfort.
  • The seat is positioned to provide the most comfortable operator position.
  • Controls are easy to see and use.
  • Wide footrest areas with non-slip, anti-vibration floor mats are provided for operator comfort.
  • Operator comfort is enhanced with a 38-cm (15-in.) high-back, two-piece seat with an open back.
  • Fender flares included on the S130 covering the tires more completely and add style to the mower.

Instruments and controls are easy to find and convenient to use

  • The contoured dash has clean, attractive styling.
  • Controls are color-coded and labeled for easy identification.
  • Controls are logically placed and easy to reach.
  • The hour meter makes it easy to tell when oil changes and other maintenance should be performed.
  • Functional design of the controls provides good appearance and a comfortable feel.
  • The easy-read fuel gauge shows how much fuel is in the tank and can be seen on the dashboard.
  • Side-by-side foot pedals control the speed and direction of travel.
  • Cruise control is available on the S120 and the S130.
  • Mower deck height adjustment - A spring-assisted, ergonomically designed lift lever simplifies adjusting the mower cut height.
  • Parking brake control - The parking brake control is conveniently located on the tractor pedestal for easy access. It holds the brake pedal securely in the locked position.

Serviceability is convenient with an easy-open hood

  • The one-piece hood opens easily to permit checking and servicing the engine:
  • Important service points are located within easy reach.
  • A service interval decal is provided inside the tractor hood for convenience when servicing the tractor.
  • The engine fuel and oil filters, the oil check/fill tube, and the oil drain tube are exposed for serviceability when the hood is opened.
  • The seat tilts up and out of the way to make adding fuel easy.
  • Hood will not rust or dent, and includes quality headlights.

The Edge™ cutting system gives superior performance

  • The Edge cutting system has been trademarked to emphasise the advantages of the John Deere mower deck designs. They give superior mowing performance, convenience, and reliability.
  • The 107-cm (42-in.) Edge Mower Deck is a two-spindle design with heavy-duty characteristics.
  • StarLock™ blade design - The StarLock blade design keeps the blade bolt at the correct torque for easy removal.
  • Optional blades for difficult mulching or bagging conditions are available.
  • A cut-and-throw, 229-L (6.5-bu) bagger is sold separately and comes with bagging blades. Special bagging blades are not required but they can enhance performance.

Two-year or 120-hour bumper-to-bumper warranty is included

An exclusive 2-year or 120-hour single-source, bumper-to-bumper warranty* is included for all John Deere 100 Series Tractors.

Note: Photos are for illustrative purposes only, deck colours and other features may vary between green and yellow.

100 Series
Deck Size:
107cm (42")
16kW (22hp)
Mowing Area:
Up to 1 Acre
Flat / Some Slopes
Manual 2-Wheel
2 Year / 120 Hour Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty


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