Updated 25 Oct 2018

LawnMaster

625E Mulch & Catch LSP1822P4625U

Snapshot: This Lawnmaster 625E LSP1822P4625U is a mulch & catch petrol mower that weighs 27kg and has a cutting width of 45cm. But does it make the cut?

625E Mulch & Catch LSP1822P4625U
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$499

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Test results

Overall score
76
Catcher cutting
?%
Mulcher cutting
?%
Long grass cutting
?%
Ease of use
?%

Good points

  • Excellent catcher cutting.
  • Controls well labelled and easy to operate.
  • Little handle vibration.
  • Very easy to manoeuvre.
  • Easy to adjust cutting height.

But

  • Fitting the catcher can be fiddly.

How we test

Overall score comprises performance (50%) and ease of use (50%).

Performance scores are based on cutting:

Short (30mm) grass to 15mm
Medium-length (approx. 75-100mm) grass to 30mm
Long (approx. 300-400mm) grass on the highest cut setting

We run the short and medium-length grass tests with the mower in both catcher and mulching modes where applicable. Neither the catcher nor the mulcher is used for the long grass test.

Ease of use is assessed on:

Vibration (20%)
Pushing/manoeuvring (20%)
Handle comfort (20%)
Controls (10%)
Cutting height adjustment (10%)
Catcher convenience (10%)
Ease of starting** (10%)

Noise is measured at 7.5 metres away/at user’s ear.
Weight is measured without the catcher or mulcher plug, or battery for cordless models.

Key data

Model

Type
Mulch & catch
Avg price
$499

Brand survey results

2018 brand reliability (%)
83%
2018 brand satisfaction (%)
76%

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
71/85
Weight (kg)
27
Cutting height range (mm)
20-70
Starter
Pull
Run time (minutes)
n/a
Charge time (minutes)
n/a
Cut width (cm)
45
Handle height (cm)
99
Closeness of cut to vertical edge (front/right/left) (mm)
115/20/20
Chassis
Steel
Engine
Briggs and Stratton 625EXi Series 150cc
Voltage
n/a
Battery size tested
n/a
Battery cost
n/a
Starter location
Handle

Features

Console (skin)/battery cost
n/a
Self-propelled drive
No

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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