Updated 26 Oct 2017

Worx

WG776E

Snapshot: This Worx WG776E is a catcher-only battery-electric mower that weighs 10kg and has a cutting width of 33cm. But is it a smooth operator?

WG776E
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$499

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Test results

Overall score
69
Catcher cutting
?/10
Long grass cutting
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good catcher cutting.
  • OK long grass cutting.
  • OK to use.
  • OK to manoeuvre.
  • Barely noticeable handle vibration.
  • Comfortable handle.
  • Engine starts easily.

But

  • Height adjustment requires effort.
  • Limited running time of 24 minutes.

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%)

Key data

Model

Type
Catcher-only
Avg price
$499

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
57/75
Weight (kg)
10
Cutting height range (mm)
20-55
Starter
Electric
Run time (minutes)
24
Charge time (minutes)
60
Cut width (cm)
33
Handle height (cm)
92
Closeness of cut to vertical edge (front/right/left) (mm)
120 / 30 / 35
Chassis
Plastic
Engine
n/a
Voltage
40
Battery size tested
2.0
Battery cost
Not stated
Starter location
Handle

Features

Console (skin)/battery cost
Not stated
Self-propelled drive
×

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-

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