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The 5 Best Electric Lawn Mowers for 2023

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Leigh Matthews, BA Hons, H.Dip. NT

Leigh Matthews is a sustainability expert and long time vegan. Her work on solar policy has been published in Canada’s National Observer.

Looking for a lawn mower that doesn’t contribute to climate change, and that won’t wake up your neighbor’s sleeping baby? We rate the best emission free, electric, lawn mowers on the market today, plus tips for buying the right electric lawn mower.

Gas lawn mowers degrade air quality

Think your choice of lawn mower doesn’t matter?

According to research published by Michigan State, “mowing the average lawn in the U.S. creates as much air pollution as driving the family car on a 200-mile trip,” which has many of us looking for greener options. We rated, and tested, emission free lawn mowers and listed our top picks below

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) places restrictions on emissions from lawnmowers, but there are no emission-free gas lawn mowers. Gas mowers also become less efficient and pump out ever-greater emissions the older they get.

As for electric mowers, these are tankless and instead rely on a cord or battery. Corded mowers have no mowing time restriction as they draw energy from your main electricity hookup. For battery models, battery time means how long you can use an electric mower before having to charge the battery again.

Most battery-powered lawn mowers are powered by lithium-ion batteries, which are just bigger versions of the lithium batteries in our laptops and cellphones. You can store a lot of energy in a lithium battery compared to older types of batteries, which is why electric lawn mowers are now possible and, indeed, comparable in power to a gas-powered lawnmower.

Unfortunately, lithium batteries are expensive and deteriorate over several years, with their capacity decreasing as the cells in the battery die off. It’s a good idea, therefore, to have a spare battery and to replace the battery every few years to ensure good performance.

Avoid second hand electric lawn mowers

Beware second-hand electric mowers with older batteries; the mower itself may be sold cheap compared to a new model, but the included battery or batteries may be next to useless and cost more than the mower to replace.

The best electric lawn mowers

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Ego LM2102SP and LM2142SP [Staff Tested]

Highlights: 56V, Cordless, huge storage bag, headlights for evening mowing. Both models fold up easily for storage, have weather-resistant construction, and have a 21-inch deck size, with 3-in-1 mulching, bagging, side discharge options. Can buy with or without battery and charger.

  • Same torque as a gas powered mower
  • Huge collector bag
  • Pin drop quiet while mowing
  • Easy to store
  • Can mow the lawn at night

The EGO 2102SP is a 21 in. 56-Volt Lithium-ion Cordless Walk Behind Self Propelled Mower that includes a 7.5 Ah battery and charger, and offers 60 minutes of cutting time and a 60 minute charge time.

With more than 6,000 5-star reviews at Home Depot online and a reputation elsewhere for high performance and usability, the Ego is a top pick for an electric lawn mower that can easily handle larger lawns.

You can also buy the 2102SP model without battery or charger for 450 (View Price on Ace Hardware).

This mower delivers the same high torque as gas-powered mowers without the air pollution and noise, and at a lower price! If your lawn area is half an acre or more, this monster of a mower might be your new best friend. It even boasts headlights, so you can do a spot of evening mowing should you wish.

One big plus for the Ego is that huge collector bag, which means you can mow a large area of lawn without having to stop to empty the bag. The downside here, of course, is that the machine becomes quite heavy by the end of your run. Happily, this model doesn’t seem to lose traction at the front when the bag is nearing capacity, unlike some other models.

The LM2142SP (View Price on Amazon) is a 2 x 5 Ah battery model that is very similar to the LM2102SP 7.5 Ah model. The 2142SP offers a bit more flexibility in handle height, however, with 6 handlebar positions available rather than just 3. This makes it the better option if you’re a bit taller or shorter than average.

One other major difference between these two Ego mowers is that the 7.5 Ah model has a polymer composite cutting deck, while the 5 Ah model has a steel cutting deck. Both seem to perform extremely well across all kinds of grass, but the steel is, arguably, the more sustainable material.

The rear wheels on the 2 x 5 Ah model are also an inch bigger in diameter (10 inches vs. 9 inches), which may help with maneuverability in some situations and be better for sloping lawns. The 7.5 Ah model also weighs a dash more at 78.8 lbs compared to 75 lbs or the 2 x 5 Ah model.

The major difference between the two, though, is simply the run time. The 7.5 Ah gives you around 60 minutes of run time before you’ll need to charge the battery. And, of course, while you’re charging the battery, you don’t have a spare to use as a backup. With the dual battery model, you can use one 5 Ah battery for 45 minutes while charging the other battery, then switch them out to carry on mowing without having to take a break. This way, you could pretty much mow all day and, thanks to the LED headlights, all night if you wanted!

Both of these Egos have one easy-to-use shifter style handle that adjusts the height of all four wheels at the same time, which is much more convenient than having to adjust each one individually. Both models fold up easily for storage, and both have weather-resistant construction and a 21-inch deck size, with 3-in-1 mulching, bagging, side discharge options.

The Egos also offer independent self-propulsion, meaning you can turn off the mowing function but still use self-propulsion to move the mower easily from one spot to another, such as over surfaces that could damage the blades if they were moving.

Finally, both the Egos have a 5-year limited warranty and, if you buy from Home Depot, a 90-day return window in case you’re not happy with your new mower.

Oh, and the Ego Power 56 Volt battery/batteries are shipped separately and are compatible with all Ego Power products. This means you can save on the cost of the mower by buying the tool only, if you already have an Ego battery and charger. Or, consider this an investment in the future of your tool collection if you’ll also be replacing any snow blowers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, chainsaws or so forth in the next little while.

One other reason Ego make my list of eco-friendly lawn mowers is their adoption of green power sources for their research and development facilities and industrial park. In 2004, the company installed a 7,500 square foot Green Roof system on their RD facility, with savings of around 1.5 gallons of gas per square foot each year. The roof of their Green Power Industrial Park also features a 2-megawatt photovoltaic power station.

This ‘Blue Roof’ generates, year-on-year, the equivalent power from burning 755 tons of coal. This cuts sulfur dioxide emissions by 50 tons and carbon dioxide emissions by 1677 tons annually.

In addition, the Ego Green Power Industrial Park utilizes ground-source heating, air-conditioning and water-storage technologies. They estimate that their ground source heating system alone saves 1 million kWh of electricity annually, the equivalent of 378 tons of coal. It also cuts sulfur dioxide emissions by around 25 tons and carbon dioxide emissions by 839 tons each year.

Ego hasn’t been in business quite as long as Black Decker, but they’re an innovative company with global reach. Established in 1993, they have long been invested in cordless electric technology and are now one of the world’s largest manufacturers of tools.

Our experience after one year of using the Ego electric lawn mower

After a year of hands-on use, here’s what a member of our team, Taylor, has to say about his experience with the Ego mower:

I’m not the type of person who really enjoys and looks forward to mowing their yard, unlike many of my neighbors; it’s a chore that needs to get done just like any of the others that are part of owning a home. With that being said, the Ego mower is hands-down my favorite mower that I’ve used to date.

It’s quiet enough that I have no problems listening to a podcast or audiobook while mowing, which definitely couldn’t be said about my older gas mowers. The battery life is commendable, and assuming it hasn’t been too long between mowings, one large battery easily gets me through both my front and back yards without issue.

One of my favorite features is its ability to neatly fold up with a few quick releases of a lever or two. If you’re short on storage space for yard tools like I am (the growing arsenal of Ego products isn’t helping) this space-saving feature is super welcomed.

A surprise feature I found myself thankful for just recently was the LED lights. In Pennsylvania fall, there isn’t much time between the end of the workday and it being too dark to mow. I had half of my front yard left to mow while the sun was quickly setting, but the headlights on the mower made it a total non-issue.

Greenworks PRO 21-Inch 80V Cordless Lawn Mower

Highlights: Boasts a powerful 80 V motor and a wide steel cutting deck, so you’ll probably be able to mow a half acre lawn in one charge.

The Greenworks PRO 21-Inch 80V Cordless Lawn Mower GLM801602 (View Price on Amazon) is a top pick for those looking to be convinced of the merits of electric mowers versus gas mowers. Providing the equivalent of around a 160 cc gas mower, the Greenworks 80 V models mean business and costs just 550 for the PRO 21-Inch 80 V with a 4.0 Ah battery and charger.

Both sets of batteries offer up to 60 minutes of run time with a full charge, and because there are two, you could just adopt a policy of one out one charging, for continual operation. Greenworks also make the Self-Propelled 80 V 21 Inch Cordless Lawn Mower (without batteries or charger) (View Price on Amazon) with all the same great features plus self-propulsion courtesy of the back wheels. This model is compatible with the 2 Ah and 4 Ah batteries and can also be bought as a self-propelled model with a 5 Ah battery and Rapid charger (View Price on Amazon), providing 70 minutes of run time and charging fully in just 75 minutes. Compared to the almost four hours needed to charge a single 2.5 Ah Black Decker battery, this charger and battery combo is much more efficient and user friendly.

The variable speed control on the handle of these self-propelled models can be set between 0.5-1.5 m/s, which is super helpful if you struggle to push a mower around, especially as it gathers grass clippings. The self-propelled Greenworks 80 V lawn mower may also be a good option if you have hillier terrain.

Both the self-propelled and push versions of the Greenworks 80 V 21-inch Cordless Lawn Mower have lovely large rear wheels measuring 10″ (24.4 cm), with smaller 8″ (20.3 cm) front wheels for maneuverability. Greenworks brushless motor provides for a longer run-time, more torque and more power, meaning less wear and tear, extending the life of the mower.

The minimum cutting height on this model is a little higher than on some other mowers, but there are seven possible settings, easily toggled using the large lever on the handle. This means it’s likely you’ll find a setting to suit your grass. The lowest setting is 1 ¼”, the second is 1 ⅔”, the third is 2”, the fourth is 2 ⅓”, the fifth 2 ¾”, the sixth is 3 1/7”, and the seventh setting is 3 ⅝”.

Smart Cut Load sensing technology may help extend battery time, and you can definitely tell when the motor is revving up to deal with tougher spots. If you’re using the push mower, you’ll want to slow down just before hitting denser grass, to give the mower a chance to adjust. With the self-propelled model, consider switching to the slower (snail!) setting if you’re in the faster (hare!) setting.

One small issue with the Greenworks Pro is the relatively low suction compared to the Snapper XD. This can mean that grass clippings don’t always get sucked into the collector on the first pass, necessitating a bit of back and forth. With the Snapper, the greater suction means you rarely need a second pass.

The Greenworks self-propelled cordless mower is arguably one of the best electric mowers for medium to large gardens and is made by a company with a reputation for excellent build quality and cutting efficiency. This mower is also quite attractive, as mowers go, but the foam handle jiggles a bit and could be a tad more robust.

The Greenworks boasts a powerful 80 V motor and a wide steel cutting deck, so you’ll probably be able to mow a half acre lawn in one charge. However, if your grass is long, dense, wet, or all of the above, chances are you’ll need to switch out the battery (and empty the collector) at least once to cover this area of lawn though. On the slowest self-propulsion setting, two 2 Ah batteries can provide for around 60 minutes of continuous operation, with around the same run time for a single 4 or 5 Ah battery.

The Greenworks may be too large for very small lawns, with its wide cutting deck and large wheels. That said, it can easily be used by smaller people for larger lawns, thanks to an adjustable handle with three different height positions, including one suitable for folks under five feet tall.

What we Like About the Greenworks Cordless Lawn Mower

One thing I really like about Greenworks is that you could buy this mower with a battery or pair of batteries and use those batteries for around 20 other power tools from the company, including their snowblower, chainsaw, hedge trimmer, and polesaw. This not only saves you money and time, it also keeps resource use to a minimum, saving you from having to purchase, store, charge, and recycle numerous batteries for your power tool collection.

The Greenworks PRO charger takes just 30 minutes to fully charge a 2 Ah battery and around 75 minutes to charge a fully discharged 4 Ah battery. It has a useful diagnostic LED fuel indicator so you can see the current charge in the battery. This Rapid charger was Energy Star rated (the program has now been discontinued), has a compact design, and can be stored on a shelf or mounted on the wall. It is compatible with battery models GBA80200 and GBA400, but, and this is a big annoyance across the industry, this charger only works with Greenworks PRO 80 V batteries. It won’t work with other brands’ 80 V batteries. The same is true of the Ego Power batteries, though, so this isn’t an annoyance unique to Greenworks.

If you buy a Greenworks PRO lawn mower or other tool without the battery and charger, you can purchase their PRO 80V Lithium Ion Single Port Rapid Battery Charger GCH8040 for less than 100 (View Price on Amazon). This charger has a built-in fan to enable Rapid charge time without overheating.

Greenworks was founded in 2007 and quickly became an industry leader for electric power tools. So much so that they are now partly owned by tool giant STIHL. They opened an American headquarters in North Carolina in 2016, but their main office is in Sweden. As for their approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR), I can’t find any information on this side of the business. Instead, the FOCUS seems to be on making high quality electric power tools that are durable and energy efficient. I’ve reached out to the company for comment and will provide updates if/when I hear back from Greenworks.

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Greenworks Corded Electric Lawn Mower Reviews – Best Models of 2021

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Many people are looking to not only grow a green lawn this year, but also looking to go green in their yard. In other words, looking to ditch using gasoline powered lawn equipment. Enter the world of green technology for lawn care. Greenworks has been one of the leaders in corded and battery powered lawn mowers for a few years already. In this review I’ll go over 2 of the more popular Greenworks Corded Lawn Mowers to give you an overview of what you can expect with using this type of mower.

Greenworks 25012 12 Amp 18-Inch Corded Electric Lawn Mower Review

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The Greenworks 25012 12 Amp Corded 18-Inch Lawn Mower is stylish and powerful, with a zero-carbon footprint, producing no emissions. The 18-inch electric-powered lawn mower will efficiently trim your yard without putting out a Cloud of emission that keeps your family from enjoying the outdoors while mowing. No more hauling your gas can to the station and back- the GreenWorks offers a no-gas, no-oil, and no-maintenance function.

Mow greener with the Greenworks Electric Mower. Its durable steel cutting deck handles tough, unruly growth of more than just grass. With rear bagging and mulching capabilities, you’ll appreciate the reduced cleanup time behind the mower. This electric-powered mower has 7-inch front wheels and 8-inch rear wheels leaving an 18-inch path. A seven-position lever lets you adjust the height of your lawn.

Fold up and store with a simple cam-lock, so you never have to work around the mower in your garage. The mower comes standard with a mulch plug and offers a 4-year manufacturer’s warranty.



The Greenworks Electric Mower is quick and easy to assemble and is ready to take on your multi-terrain lawn. This model offers features that allow it to keep up with the big boys, offering great maneuverability and small storage.


Compared to the roar of a gas-powered mower, the Greenworks Electric Mower practically hums its way across your yard, allowing your family to enjoy being outdoors while you’re mowing. No more wearing earplugs while mowing your lawn.


This light weight mower can handle some of the toughest jobs you can throw at it and will not struggle through high or thick lawns. You’ll get a lot of bang for your buck with the GreenWorks Electric Mower.

Greenworks Pro 82V Electric Riding Mower


The reviews for the Greenworks 25012 12 Amp Corded 18-Inch Lawn Mower at have been very positive and it currently has a review rating of 4.5 stars.


The majority of the customer feedback for the Greenworks 25012 12 Amp Corded 18-Inch Lawn Mower has been very positive. There have also been a few complaints made by the reviewers and we will discuss some of them now for the benefit of our readers.

One of the most common complaints of this Greenworks Mower has been with regard to getting replacement parts, which many reviewers state is not easy. Customers express having to wait 21 days for parts to arrive in the mail, and then, arriving with no installation instructions or help for them to put the part in. Customer service did not seem to be very helpful for answering questions or for installing parts.

Another problem that buyers had with this Mower was the distance they had to drive to a repair center. Many buyers state that their repair center was 100 miles away and that to have their mower repaired or serviced required them to bring the mower to a service station that cost them a lot of gas- which they thought ironic since this mower is intended to be green.

Finally, some buyers were not happy to find they could not locate a collection bag to purchase for the mower. Some stated that they could not even get hold of customer service, even after calling many times.


Despite the negative Комментарии и мнения владельцев about the Greenworks 25012 12 Amp Corded 18-Inch Lawn Mower that we have just discussed the majority of the customer feedback has been very positive and 73% of the reviewers have given the product a 5-star rating.

What has impressed customers more than anything else about the GreenWorks 25012 12 Amp Corded 18-Inch Lawn Mower is the ease with which it mows, turning small town lots into a quick and easy job and larger yards into a simple afternoon task. Customers loved that its lightweight frame and oversized tires made it manoeuvrable over a lot of different terrains. A lot of buyers expressed that this was the best electric-powered mower they had even owned.

Buyers of this mower really loved its electric feature, especially those who had not owned an electric mower prior to this one. They appreciated being able to plug in the mower and not having to run to the gas station before every mowing job. The majority of buyers were in agreement that owning a mower that did not have to be serviced continuously, with spark plugs and oil changes was refreshing.

And of course, there is the green factor, which buyers absolutely loved. Many buyers actually purchased the mower for no reason other than it does not use gasoline, only to find that the GreenWorks does not compromise any power or function. Dads who mowed their lawns with the GreenWorks said that they really liked being able to mow while their family was out enjoying the yard at the same time- something they could never do with their gas-powered mower.


Would we recommend the Greenworks 25012 12 Amp Corded 18-Inch Lawn Mower to our readers?

Absolutely yes, and here is why:

The feedback for the Greenworks 25012 12 Amp Corded 18-Inch Lawn Mower was higher than we expected to see, and when we began reading stories from owners of this mower we could see why. With only a few exceptions, buyers overwhelmingly loved the product- for the price as well as for its function. Story after story from consumers told of the reasons why they were satisfied with their purchase. When we see a product that meets a need to this degree, we feel almost obligated to tell our readers about it.

The Greenworks 25022 3-in-1 Electric Lawn Mower Review

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Do you like the idea of a well-manicured lawn that will be the envy of all your neighbors? Does the tall grass in your front yard bother you? Why pay for a service when you can get your money’s worth in this product? Here’s what the fuss over the Greenworks 25022 is all about:

Firstly, the Greenworks 25022 comes in a box, well packaged and easy to use the minute you receive it. All you have to do is unpack the box, unfold the handle, and voila! Ready to use. It has a 12 Amp engine – which is sufficient to get the job done, a 20” Steel cutting deck that permits you to mulch, use side discharge, or just bag. Now the advantage of the 20” instead of the 18” is that you are able to make fewer passes, so you end up saving your time! A grass collection bag and mulch plug are included in the 25022 package.


Being an electric lawn mower, it means it is Eco-friendly. The Greenworks 25022 has a ZERO carbon footprint, which means you’ll be doing your bit towards saving the environment. Each year, American households use around 800 million gallons of gas. Another good point is that it is quiet as compared to gas mowers.

What probably sets the 25022 apart from other mowers is its rear wheel size. They are bigger, so there is an easy maneuverability. The front wheels of the Greenworks 25022 are 7” in diameter and the rear are 10”. This means even harder-to-access areas of your lawn can be given a good manicure, without breaking your back to reach them.

For the people who get annoyed with too many buttons to press, the Greenworks 25022 is very easy to use. Just press the control handle down and the start button and it’s ready to chomp the grass away. Another great feature of the 25022 is that the body is made of metal as compared to other lawn mowers that are constructed from plastic. Therefore, you have durability on your side too. This metal body removes the bulkiness that exists in other plastic models, making it easy to manoeuvre around your lawn.

If you haven’t been trimming the grass on your lawn, there are various height settings to tackle that problem. The Greenworks 25022 has 7 different height adjustments ranging from 1.5” to 3.75 inches. You have unkempt grass growing? No problem, the Greenworks 25022 can handle mostly everything. But you will have to remember to change your settings accordingly. You wouldn’t want a bald patch on your lawn!

Of course, with everything looking so nice and rosy, I should warn you that you will need to buy a cord to actually use this product. The Greenworks 25022 comes with a cord that is only 10 to 12 inches in length. Depending upon the size of your yard, you will have to decide upon the length of the cord you will need to purchase for the 25022. For example, if you have a yard of small to medium size, let’s say around 40 feet, you could choose to buy a 16 gauge extension cord. Even a 14 gauge cord would work, but you should check that your selection is outdoor rated.

  • Metal body instead of plastic – so lighter and more manoeuvrability.
  • Large rear wheels for easy handling and movement.
  • Quieter than a gas powered mower, and Eco-Friendly.
  • Different height adjustments for various grass lengths.
  • Easy to handle with the Start button unlock Control handle.
  • Has a 4 year warranty which is double of most industry’s standards.
  • 20 inches of cutting deck.
  • Easy to fold for occupying minimal storage space
  • Suited for only small to medium-sized yards.
  • Need to buy an extension cord to use the product.


What type of extension cord is recommended for the 25022?

UL approved extension cord, 16 gauge for a 50 foot extension cord, 14 gauge for 100 feet.

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Does this mower require a 3 or 2 conductor extension cord?

Even though the mower is double insulated and does not require the ground, the only extension cords of sufficient gauge that are available are 3 core, and we would always advise to use these

How would you factor the cost of the 25022 Electric mower?

If you run this mower for an hour, it will, more or less cost you 25 cents.


Overall, the Greenworks 25022 model promises to deliver its money’s worth. A little more expensive than a gas-powered mower, this proves to be an excellent choice for the small-medium lawn category. The warranty proves that the company has faith in its product, and with great discounts available online – you are guaranteed to get a steal deal anytime you decide to purchase the Greenworks 25022.


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Greenworks vs EGO Lawn Mower Showdown! What’s the Better Buy?

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There are countless lawn mowers out there on the market.

You have your cheapies and your ultra-expensive mowers.

Then you have everything else in between that may have cute bells and whistles. There are so many options, but only a few standouts.

Two of the best brands of lawn mowers are Greenworks vs EGO, and we’re about to throw them head-to-head to see which of their lawn mowers is the better buy.

They may not score a touchdown or a goal, but each brand has its standout features that you need to know before you buy.

We should examine Greenworks mowers first.

Greenworks Lawn Mowers

Let’s start this epic mower Greenworks vs Ego showdown by reviewing three of the best Greenworks mowers.

How do their mowers stack up?

Pro 80V 21 Inch Cordless Push Lawn Mower

  • Up to 60 minutes run-time with fully charged 4.0Ah battery. Run-time varies based on grass.
  • Highly efficient brushless motor provides more torque, quiet operation, and longer life.
  • Durable 21 cutting deck gets the job done quicker and more efficiently.
  • 3-In-1 system: mulch, rear bagging, and side discharge.
  • Single lever 7-position height adjustment for the best cut in all grass conditions.
  • Easy push button start. No gas, No oil, No emissions.

Weighing in at 74 pounds is this high-tech and efficient lawn mower from Greenworks.

There are two different types of battery this mower will take. You can power the mower with two 2.0 Ah batteries or one 4.0 Ah battery.

When fully charged, the Pro 80V has a beastly runtime of 60 minutes – you can’t balk at that longevity!

The mower also has 3-in-1 discharge capabilities, which is critical if you have a diverse homesteading operation.

You can discharge from mulching, a rear bag, or from the side.

You also have seven positions to work within its single lever height adjustment as it ranges from 1 3/8 to 3 and 3/4 inches.

The Pro 80V features SmartCut™ Load sensing technology, which means its power will automatically adjust depending on the height of your grass.

You get a brushless motor with plenty of torque, an easy push-button to start, a 21-inch steel deck, and a folding handle for vertical storage.

Overall, the Pro 80V appears to be a solid contender and a workhouse mower.

The only downside to this mower? You have to push it as there is no self-propelling mechanism, so if you don’t have much energy – you may want an easier mower!

(If you want a self-propelled mower, you should read our epic guide about the best self-propelled lawn mower under 350 – good deals and easy mowing!)

40V 20 Inch Cordless Twin Force Lawn Mower

  • CORDLESS 20” LAWN MOWER – Get more done, faster, with Greenworks electric lawn mowers.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT, EASY TO USE – a lightweight 20” cutting deck allows for easy maneuvering.
  • TWIN BLADES. offer better cut quality, superior mulching, and bagging capabilities
  • AUTO SWITCH / Smart CUT TECHNOLOGY – dual battery ports with auto switch allows for.
  • MAINTENANCE FREE – This walk behind lawn mower is virtually maintenance free, with no.

What this lawn mower lacks in voltage makes up for in variety.

Its battery system is called “Twin Force” for a reason!

The mower effortlessly handles a combination of different battery types. You can either use one 4-Ah and one 2-Ah battery together or just one 5 Ah battery to power this mower.

This mower also boasts excellent maneuverability as it has a lightweight composite deck of 20 inches wide, 7-inch front wheels, and 10-inch back wheels.

The great thing about the 40V Twin Force is the dual steel blades, making it easier to cut, mulch, and bag.

The SmartCut™ Load sensing technology is also present in this mower, and you won’t have to worry about loud noises because of its brushless motor.

If you don’t like heavier mowers like the Pro 80V, the 40V Twin Force makes it easier for you to move it around as it weighs only 42.5 pounds.

You also get a solid warranty plan! The mower gets a 4-year warranty, and the batteries get a 2-year warranty.

21-Inch 13 Amp Corded Electric Lawn Mower

  • Powerful 13 amp motor delivers enough power to cut through the toughest grass
  • Durable Steel 21 Cutting deck gets the job done quicker and more efficiently
  • 3-In-1 feature provides options for grass clippings from rear bagging, side discharge and.
  • 7-Position Height adjustment offers a range of cutting Height from 1-3/4 To 3-3/4
  • Wide 10 Rear wheels and 7 Front wheels

One of the more affordable options on this list is this electric lawn mower.

The mower runs on a powerful 13 Amp motor, and it has the same 3-in-1 discharge capabilities as its brothers in the Greenworks family.

Its durable steel deck of 21 inches is enough to cover much of your yard with ease.

Though heavier than the 40V Twin Force, this mower is still lightweight at 53.1 pounds, so you can manage to move it through your yard.

However, the one thing you will notice that you may or may not be fond of is that this is a corded lawn mower!

Dealing with cords can sometimes be annoying!

If your yard has boatloads of trees and bushes to get around, then this mower may not be worth the hassle.

Spinning things back positively, you won’t be wearing out the batteries nor refueling any engines with this mower.

Running at its peak output, using this mower will only cost you 8 to 25¢ per hour, so this would be a cost-effective option to consider.

EGO Lawn Mowers

To fairly compare Greenworks vs Ego, we should also examine the EGO mowers in closer detail! And without hype or fanfare.

Let’s take a look under the hood!

Power 21-Inch 56-Volt Cordless Select Cut Lawn Mower

  • Up to 60 minutes of runtime on a single charge with the recommended 56V 7.5Ah ARC Lithium.
  • High-efficiency brushless motor delivers long runtimes, low vibration, and lifelong.
  • Variable speed self-propel:.9 MPH – 3.1 MPH
  • 7-position cutting height adjustments: 1.5 inches to 4 inches
  • 3-in-1 function: mulching, bagging, side discharge
  • Quick and easy push-button start

Want 60 minutes of runtime on a single charge of a battery?

Then this EGO mower rocks!

The EGO Power 56V will provide that with the help of a 7.5 Ah ARC Lithium battery.

This beastly mowing mechanism has a high-efficiency brushless motor and has the 3-in-1 function of mulching, bagging, and side discharging – perfect if you want to start composting!

What you will notice about this mower right away is its Touch Drive Self-Propelled Technology.

The self-propelling action gives you the control you need to direct the flow of a mowing session.

The self-propel speeds of this mower are adjustable in a range between 0.9 and 3.1 miles per hour – fast enough to get the job done quickly, or you can take your time without stress.

The Select Cut Multi-Blade System puts this mower ahead of the competition as these two overlapping blades work together to improve the performance when cutting grass.

You can’t overlook how effective these blades are in gathering the targeted grass to chop them down.

You also get seven different positions for cutting heights so you can adjust the mower without fuss, ranging from 1.5 to 4 inches.

The EGO Power 56V has some weight on it (75.8 pounds), and I’m personally not fond of the 499 price tag.

You can find other mowers around 56 volts that don’t cost nearly as much as this mower.

Power 21-Inch 56-Volt Lithium-ion Cordless Lawn Mower

  • 3-in-1 function – mulching, bagging, side discharge | Product arrives assembled | Does.
  • Deck – 21” | 6-position cutting height adjustments – 1.5- 4 | Rear Wheel Size –.
  • Bright LED headlights | Weather resistant construction. Front Wheel Size: 7 inch
  • 1-handed height adjustment | Quick and easy push-button start
  • Folds for compact storage | Compatible with all EGO 56V ARC Lithium batteries

This Lithium-ion mower is almost like a twin brother to the Cordless Select Cut Lawn Mower, but there are a few differences to note.

Let’s get the downside out of the way already!

This mower isn’t self-propelled, and because it runs on a 5.0 Ah battery, you can expect a shorter runtime of 45 minutes – not 60 minutes.

Plus, you only have six different cutting height positions to choose from when you make adjustments, ranging from 1.5 to 4 inches.

However, there are plenty of things to like about this mower too! (Hooray for reassurance!)

It is lighter as it weighs 60.5 pounds, and the price tag is considerably cheaper as it costs only 370.

The relatively small size of this 56-volt mower from Ego makes it a Smart choice if you want to get rid of a lawn full of weeds without too much fuss.

You also get a foldable handle that allows for compact vertical storage inside your garage.

The mower features a handy-dandy 3-in-1 function of mulching, bagging, and side discharging, just like all the other top-quality mowers.

The mower also has a balanced set of wheels with front wheels of 7 inches tall and rear wheels of 9 inches.

These wheels feature weather-resistant materials, so you have wheels that can plow through slightly wet grass if you must.

Power 20-Inch 56-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Walk Behind Lawn Mower

  • Battery and Charger Not Included
  • True 3-In-1 Function: Superior mulching, rear bagging and side discharge performance
  • 20 Cut Capacity: Cut more grass in less time
  • 600W, High-Torque, Magnetic Motor: Designed for gas like power at 3300RPM
  • Folds quickly and easily for compact, upright storage
  • LED Headlights: Allow for mowing anytime

Does 1 inch in cutting width make all the difference between this mower and its EGO brothers?

It most likely doesn’t, as this 56-Volt Lithium-ion cordless mower has a lot of good things going for it.

Weighing in at 56.22 pounds – this mower features a high-torque magnetic motor of 600 Watts. This motor also acts like a gas-powered mower motor, running at 3,300 RPM.

I love how convenient some mowers are if they have an easy push-button starting mechanism. This mower has one!

I also love the foldable handles that allow for vertical storage, and the LED headlights add a nice touch as they make it possible for you to use this mower during nighttime hours.

You also won’t need to worry about too much maintenance because you will only need to sharpen the lawn mower blade.

Now, for some bad news! (Yikes! Okay, it’s not THAT bad – but still worth noting.)

The battery has come into question by many user reviews!

Some reviewers claim they have had to change the battery three times, or else the mower stopped charging within the first three months of use.

At least with this mower, battery sizes make a difference as 5.0 Ah batteries perform better and last longer than 2.5 Ah batteries.

Tale of the Tape: Greenworks vs. EGO

Now that we have pitted three lawn mowers from both brands, we should break down the most critical categories and vital factors.

Which mower should you buy – if any?

It doesn’t matter whether your grass is thick, wild, and unkempt or if you laid a sod lawn last week – we’re going to look at every angle to help you pick the best mower with 100% confidence.

The comparisons in each category may be either very similar or completely different, depending on what features you value the most.


If it is simply a matter of which lawn mower brand has more battery power, then hands down, I would give the edge to Greenworks.

The battery capacity of 80 volts delivers high-quality battery life as well as impressive power.

If you prefer corded mowers, the maximum capacity of 13 amps is still impressive for Greenworks mowers.

EGO trails behind in capacity with 56 volts of battery power.

However, if battery power isn’t the main determining factor for you, then you won’t notice the difference in performance.

It’s more like a “You say tomato, and I say tomato!” kind of debate.


One of the main drawbacks of a lawn mower is if it is too heavy for you to push around.

Historically this has been a knock against Greenworks mowers, but as we will soon see in this comparison, the average weight between all of the listed mowers tells a different story.

We’ll break this down by combining the weights of all mowers for a single brand – and then dividing that total number by three.

That is what we will call simple math!

Crunching the numbers, it turns out that Greenworks mowers are 7.6 pounds lighter than EGO mowers.

The average weight among the listed Greenworks mowers is 56.57 pounds, and the average weight among EGO mowers is 64.17 pounds.

How significant is this difference in size?

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It depends on how well you manage to push lawn mowers!

Do you prefer a light lawn mower?

If so, then you should consider what Greenworks is putting out on the market first.

The edge in size goes to Greenworks.

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When comparing Greenworks vs Ego, you need to consider durability!

In my experience of using lawn mowers, I need something that will last me a long time.

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The best lawn mowers endure even the toughest of mowing sessions and will keep working again and again.

After reading many reviews, it seems like most Greenworks mowers last five years without stress.

Even if their batteries highly demand recharging, Greenworks mowers can take the hits and keep going!

However, Greenworks mowers also rely a lot on plastic parts, which may concern you.

On the other hand, EGO mowers are resilient, using only the sturdiest materials that won’t break easily.

The 56V Cordless Select Cut Mower is an excellent example of a durable mower!

The 56V Cordless Select rocks two cutting blades and looks like an epic tank of a mower – more than any Greenworks mower.

I give the edge here to EGO.


Here is where variety starts kicking in, which is something I value just under durability.

If I have enough options to adjust a lawn mower to the way I prefer, then I’m as happy as a clam during high water!

Height adjustments in grass cutting will play a role in whether or not you have a successful mowing session.

We can note the 6 or 7 different height adjustment positions for both Greenworks and EGO mowers, but how big of a difference is there between the brands?

The answer is that there isn’t too much of a difference that I can see!

For example, if you compare the Greenworks Pro 80V Cordless Push Mower to the EGO Power 56V Cordless Select Cut Mower, we would only be talking about a 1/4-inch difference maximum cutting height.

That difference shouldn’t make or break your decision on which brand to go with or consider.

Neither brand gets the edge in adjustability – it’s a tie between Greenworks vs EGO.

Cutting Options

You have noticed a reoccurring theme between all of the listed mowers.

Both Greenworks and EGO have lawn mowers with 3-in-1 cutting options. The mowers feature bagging, mulching, and side discharging.

Both brands recognize the importance of having 3-in-1 capabilities, though not every mower they make will have that feature.

We can call this a tie between the two brands in cutting options.


Here’s something easy to overlook in a lawn mower.

I’m talking about the ability to make things convenient for you when you store tools inside your garage!

Whether you want a tiny electric string trimmer or a beefy commercial mower – convenience means the world to me.

EGO mowers can fold for compact vertical storage.

The folding mechanism is consistent with every version of EGO mowers.

However, Greenworks can’t guarantee you the same with all of its mowers.

A foldable handle is an easy feature to implement in lawn mowers these days – and it can also save you a ton of real estate in your garage, backyard, or shed.

There’s no justifiable reason not to have the handle fold for storage – therefore, EGO gets the edge regarding convenience.

Noise Level

The point of a battery-powered lawn mower is to make sure that it doesn’t give out any noticeably loud noises!

That’s the beauty of these mowers.

You can use a battery-powered mower at any time in the day or nighttime if you prefer – without annoying your next-door neighbors or waking up your family.

Both Greenworks and EGO do well in this category, so we can also call this a tie.


Greenworks and EGO slightly differ when it comes to warranty plans.

EGO will offer warranties of five years on mower parts and three years on the battery.

Greenworks will offer warranties of four years on mower parts and only two years on the battery.

If you are serious about having the best warranty plan, then you go with EGO.

Not that Greenworks has a lousy warranty plan, but EGO’s warranties last longer – more bang for your buck.

Read About Greenworks vs EGO for Warranty Service:

  • Read more about Greenworks warranty information from their official website.
  • Read more about EGO warranty information from their official website.

With any luck – your mower will last a long time so that you won’t need a warranty!

However, it’s nice to know that both companies are straightforward to contact if you encounter trouble during your homesteading ventures.


It is clear which lawn mower brand wins big with more reasonable for their lawn mowers.

Greenworks mowers are far more reasonable in price than EGO mowers!

However, Greenworks may not stand as tall in warranty plans.

Breaking it down with simple math, combining the of all the listed Greenworks mowers, the average price for one would be 345.99.

EGO didn’t pass the test with the simple math, as all of its listed mowers combined for an average price of 436.31.

Especially if you are on a tight budget and you need to save up enough money for a mower that will get you through a season, you would have an easier time buying a Greenworks mower.

Trust me, I have had many mowers (both push and riding) kick the bucket on me over the years, and the process of saving up money for a new mower isn’t fun.

Final Result – Which Mower Brand Wears the Crown? Greenworks vs EGO?

If you need a battery-powered lawn mower to get you through the damp days of spring and the hottest stretch of summer, which brand can you rely on the most?

Honestly, it is very close and tough to call!

If it were me, I would most likely consider Greenworks mowers first because they have more reasonable prices!

Greenworks also has mowers that are lighter and easier to manage.

I value warranties, but they don’t make or break deals for me when buying a mower.

Your situation may be different, though, and your mileage may vary!

If you are looking for premium build materials in the design of a mower, EGO pays more attention to those details.

You also get plenty of premium features on EGO mowers that you may find more appealing than Greenworks mowers.

What are your thoughts on this battle between Greenworks vs EGO mowers?

Do you own mowers from any of these brands?

What are your experiences?

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Sunday 26th of March 2023

It’s ridiculous to me that a corded mower was included in this review. That is a totally different machine and mowing experience (I had one years ago and would never use one again). Using that as part of your data comparison makes this whole article biased towards Greenworks, like how the weight and price of the corded mower compare to battery models. In my opinion, someone included that to purposefully bias the overall review in favor of greenworks.

Monday 27th of March 2023

Hi Sterling! Thank you for stopping by, and thank you for your feedback! Believe it or not, the Greenworks 13-amp model is very popular, which is why we considered it for this comparison. While I personally also avoid corded electric lawnmowers, based on customer service, reliability, and ease of use, I agree with Steven’s conclusion to choose Greenworks over Ego mowers. I use a Greenworks myself, and I love it! It’s been going strong since 2019. But, of course, as Steven stated, it all ultimately boils down to what you’re looking for and what models you’ve had the most success with.

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I hope you have a wonderful day!

At first, I loved my Ego lawn mower. It worked great last summer. This year, first time cutting the grass, it would not start. I called Ego, they told me to call a local authorized repair shop. I live in a major metro, but there are only 2 within 4 hours drive. One is 45 minutes away, the other 2 hours.

Anyway, I brought the lawn mower to the service shop 45 minutes away. That was 8 weeks ago. I still do not have my lawn mower. The repair shop cannot get the part needed from Ego. Each week, I call Ego and get the same lie, Your issue is being escalated, we’ll call you back soon with resolution. Each week, I do not receive a call back.

The customer service reps lie to get you off the phone, but no one does anything to fix the problem. Rather than telling the truth, which is probably the part is not available and will not be for several months, they lie. It is very frustrating.

Anyway, there is a serious design flaw with the lawn mower as the line from the handle to the mower gets pinched. They simply do not have the support system in place to handle the massive number of issues caused by this design flaw.

Buy this lawn mower if you are good with paying 600 for a one year lawn mower rental. Ego is a sad joke. Save yourself the easily predictable frustration and buy a lawn mower from a different company.

Tuesday 14th of June 2022

Thanks for your honest review of the EGO line of lawn mowers!

We love authentic customer reviews from fellow homesteaders! And we value your feedback.

We are huge fans of EGO lawn equipment.

But. we realize how bad things have gotten across many industries and vendors. especially concerning supply lines and product availability.

(2021 and 2022 have been insane. Manufacturers have a tough time sourcing parts in many industries. We hope things improve!)

So. we understand your frustration.

In any event. we’re sorry to hear about your bad experience.

We hope this gets resolved soon!

Please let us know if you hear back from your local EGO repair shop soon? We’re curious to see if you ever get your lawn mower part?

Also. if you have any more questions about lawn mowers or lawn care parts? Let us know.

We’re happy to assist in any way we can. even though we’re a humble (and tiny!) team.

(We go out of our way to help readers and research any questions or concerns. So. put us to the test! We always try our best.)

Thanks again for reading. and your feedback!

@Anthony, the experience you’ve had with ego sounds very frustrating, and if I went through the same things as you, I’d be pretty upset as well.

However, I’ve had my gen1 push ego mower for close to 7 years, and aside from a little decrease in battery life and replacing the blades every couple of seasons, this thing works as well as the day I got it.

I also purchased a self-propelled model 3 years ago for my father, and he hasn’t had any complaints for his either.

Overall, I’d say that the overall user satisfaction and reliability for ego mowers and other gear is very high, but I’m sure there are exceptions out there like yours, Anthony. Sorry you had such a bad experience, but that hasn’t been the case for me.

The Greenworks 25022 Lawn Mower, Tested by the Spruce

Sarah Vanbuskirk is a writer specializing in home, writing about home and gardening products for The Spruce. She has over 20 years of freelance writing experience.

Greenworks 12 Amp 20-Inch 3-in-1 Corded Lawn Mower

The GreenWorks 25022 12-Amp, 20-Inch Corded Electric Lawn Mower is a grass-cutting workhorse. It gets the job done quickly and easily and has enough options to handle all your lawn needs.

Greenworks 12 Amp 20-Inch 3-in-1 Corded Lawn Mower

We purchased the Greenworks 25022 Lawn Mower so our reviewer could put it to the test on her lawn. Keep reading for our full product review.

Growing up, my parents disliked grass-cutting so much that they bricked in our yard. So, you could say I was predisposed to avoid (and even dislike) lawn maintenance, and I know I’m not alone. Even shopping for a lawn mower—whether a corded or uncorded, ride-on or push model—can be a chore and not to mention an investment. Electric lawn mowers are more affordable and eco-friendly than their gas counterparts, and they supposedly don’t sacrifice power. Could the Greenworks 25022, a top choice for small- to mid-sized lawns, change my mind about mowing?

Safety: Read the manual

Before you begin, read the provided safety instructions carefully. Children under the age of 14 should not operate this equipment, and bystanders should be at least 50 feet away. Don’t use this mower in the rain or wet conditions, and don’t operate with wet hands. Exercise caution and avoid slopes exceeding 2.5 feet every 10 feet.

Clear the yard of stones, sticks, wires, toys, etc., and make sure you put on the proper attire (no loose clothing or accessories); protective goggles, gloves, and footwear are also advised. To reduce the risk of electric shock, this mower has a polarized plug, which can only be used with a polarized extension cord. Though the mower is double-insulated, the extension cord and receptacle must still be grounded to avoid electric shock.

Ease of Assembly: Simple

The Greenworks 25022 was surprisingly easy to assemble. The directions were clear and, because the product itself is relatively lightweight at 56 pounds, I was able to do it by myself.

All that’s required is aligning the upper and lower handles on either side of the body and securing with the cam locks and wing nuts. Then, I attached the grass catcher bag onto the back before plugging in the long, heavy-duty outdoor extension cord. I made sure to loop the cord through the cord retainer on the handle to keep it from accidentally unplugging while mowing. Setup probably took 15 minutes at most, start to finish, including reading through the instruction booklet.

To start, I pushed the “on” button and squeezed the bail switch bar across the handlebar, pulling it up to meet the top bar, which activates the mower. To turn off you simply release the bail switch.

Design: Sleek and easy to tweak

This Greenworks mower has a streamlined, bright green and black design. It features a 20-inch deck with 7-inch front wheels and 10-inch rear wheels and a powerful 12-amp motor. The lawn mower’s handle is comfortable to hold and folds down with a light squeeze for easy, compact storage.

The height of the handlebar can be adjusted to three different positions by loosening the upper handle knob. To set, simply retighten the knob at the desired handle height. Several members of my family ranging from 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-9 tried out this mower, and it was suitable for each of us.

I appreciated having so many debris removal options and thought it was simple enough to shift settings, say from mulching to bagging, for different parts of the lawn.

I like to keep my grass a bit on the longer side, so this mower’s adjustable grass length feature was a big bonus. The blade can accommodate seven different positions, from 1.5 to 3.75 inches (conveniently noted on the mower’s body), and I found it was simple to adjust by shifting the lever near the right rear wheel.

This Greenworks model’s three-in-one debris removal settings give me three options for grass clippings: mulch (via the mulch plug), side discharge (via the side discharge chute), or rear baggage (via the grass catcher bag).

Performance: A powerhouse

I found this mower easy to use and efficient. It did everything I could want. The 12-amp motor isn’t too loud, and there was no smell as in gas models. Yet, it had enough power to effectively and evenly cut the grass and deal with whatever leaves were left on the lawn.

Years of tethered vacuuming have made navigating with a cord a non-issue for me, but others may not like this about the Greenworks 25022. I found that it helped to follow a set route to save time as well as to reduce the likelihood of the cord getting in the way.

The easy-to-push powerhouse maneuvered across the yard with no difficulty, and I was able to reach the edges and corners of the yard with the 20-inch deck. I worked up a light sweat, but I wasn’t exhausted after I was done.

Years of tethered vacuuming have made navigating with a cord a non-issue for me, but others may not like this about the Greenworks 25022.

I appreciated having so many debris removal options and thought it was simple enough to shift settings, say from mulching to bagging, for different parts of the lawn. (Note that the mower should always be switched off and unplugged when installing or removing the grass catcher bag, the side discharge chute, or the mulch plug.) I didn’t experience any issues with debris spilling in any of the modes.

Emptying the grass catcher bag was easy: It detaches and reattaches easily and can hold all the yard waste from one full mowing session. I dumped it directly into my compost bin.

Ease of Cleaning and Maintenance: Breezy

There’s not much maintenance involved with this mower, beyond regularly clearing leaves, grass, and other debris from the motor. Using a compressed air gun or leaf blower makes this really simple (never, ever use water). I was especially careful to do this before storing the mower so that the cut grass and other debris wouldn’t dry on the blade or in the inner workings of the mower.

You’ll also want to periodically sharpen or replace the lawn mower blades (always while wearing padded leather gloves). When not in use, the lawn mower should be stored indoors in a dry, clean area.

Price: Watch the pricetag

This model retails for an average of about 150, which is a great price for a hard-working electric lawn mower. The majority of comparable electric lawn mowers on the market retail from between around 150 to about 220, which puts this product in the low- to mid-range. Keep in mind, though, that the cost varies quite a bit with different retailers, so it’s wise to shop around.

The warranty applies to material defects occurring during personal use for four years. In case of defect, Greenworks will repair or replace defective parts free of charge during this period. Note that this warranty does not apply for machines used commercially.

Greenworks 25022 Lawn Mower vs. Earthwise 50520 Lawn Mower

Both of these corded electric lawn mowers have similar specifications—they boast a 20-inch deck, a 12-amp motor, and push-button start. Both models run on electricity rather than gas and therefore don’t give off unpleasant fumes. They even offer a similar three-in-one rear bag, side discharge, and mulching system.

Where they differ is in price. They can both be found at a range of prices, but the Earthwise model (view on Amazon) usually costs more. The average for the Earthwise model is around 230, while the average for the Greenworks lawn mower is closer to 170. So, for the money, the Greenworks lawn mower is definitely the better deal.

The Greenworks 25022 Lawn Mower is easy to operate and reasonably priced. It’s an excellent corded electric option that’s compact enough for simple storage but powerful enough to tackle the whole yard with ease.


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