Big Dog Alpha Zero Turn Lawn Mower: Which Is The Best 1 For You

If you’re in the market for a zero turn lawn mower and you’ve narrowed and not quite sure which one is going to best suit you the best out of the Big Dog Alpha Mower range then this post is just for you.

To help make things a little easier for you I’ve put together this quick overview comparison on these three different mowers to help make your decision easier.

Big Dog Alpha Mowers Overview

Big Dog Alpha mowers have 3 models to choose from and they are:

  • Alpha
  • Alpha MP
  • Alpha MPX

Each series has there very own features and in this post, we will cover the main features of them to help you to decide which will be the best choice for you.

1. Big Dog Alpha

To start us off the Big Dog Alpha leads off the series. Comes standard with Kawasaki engine, welded steel deck and standard LED lights.

Built tough and with an industry-leading 7-year limited warranty its gotta be the best valued zero turn lawn mower on the market

Engine: Kawasaki

Cutting Deck Size: 36, 42, 56 -inches

Horsepower: 

  • 36″ deck is fitted with 15 HP
  • 42″ deck has the 18 HP
  • 52″ uses the 23 HP engine

Speed: Forward speed gets up to around 6.5 mph and the reverse is 4 mph

Seat: Premium Seat with Armrest

Fuel Capacity: 3 gals

Warranty: 

  • Yes
  • Residential Only
  • 7 year (4-7yrs. parts only) or 300 hours
  • Pumps and motors 3 years or 300 hours
  • Deck spindles and spindle bearings 3 years or 300 hours

Read the full terms and services here on the warranty

2. Alpha MP

The big dog alpha mp mower has a slightly bigger engine giving you a few more ponies under the hood.

Staying with the ever so reliable Kawasaki engine, the MP on with 36″ deck runs a 21.5 HP engine and changes up a gear to the 23 HP engine on the 54″ deck and 24 ponies on the 60-inch cutting deck.

Engine: Kawasaki

Cutting Deck Size: 36, 42, 48, 54 and 60 -inch decks

Horsepower: 

  • 36″ deck is fitted with 21.5 HP
  • 42″ deck has the 21.5 HP
  • 48″ uses the 21.5 HP engine
  • 54″ runs with 23 horses
  • 60″ has a 24 horsepower motor.

Speed: Forward speed gets up to around 7.5 mph and the reverse is 4 mph

Seat: Bolstered high back seat with padded armrests and suspension springs

Fuel Capacity: 3 gals

Warranty: 

  • Yes
  • Residential Only
  • 7 year (4-7yrs. parts only) or 500 hours
  • Pumps and motors 3 years or 500 hours
  • Deck spindles and spindle bearings 3 years or 500 hours

Read the full terms and services on the big dog alpha mp mower here on the warranty

3. Alpha MPX

Big Dog Alpha MowerThe Alpha MPX comes in three deck cutting sizes, 48, 54 and 60 inches. The 23 HP Kawasaki engine drives the 48 and 54-inch decks and for the 60″ you get the 24 horsepower engine.

This is the only mower in this range that is commercial intent. The other two don’t have or cover commercial use under the warranty so just letting you on the one.

Engine: Kawasaki

Cutting Deck Size: 48, 54 and 60 -inch

Horsepower: 

  • 48″ uses the 23 HP engine
  • 54″ runs with 23 horses
  • 60″ has a 24 horsepower motor.

Speed: Forward speed gets up to around 7 mph and the reverse is 4 mph

Seat: Bolstered high back seat with padded armrests and suspension springs

Fuel Capacity: 3 gals

Warranty: 

  • Yes
  • Residential and Commercial
  • 7 year (4-7yrs. parts only) or 500 hours/ Commercial- 1 year or 500 hours
  • Pumps and motors 3 years or 500 hours/ Commercial 1 year or 500 hours
  • Deck spindles and spindle bearings 3 years or 500 hours/ Commercial 1 year or 500 hours

Read the full terms and services here on the warranty

A Thorough Manual

With every purchase of a Big Dog Alpha mower, you get a copy of the full in-depth operation manual that is laid out in layman’s terms for even a child to understand.

In it, it explains everything you need to know about your new toy/tool. There are tips to help take care of your new purchase, service intervals as well as general maintenance and service requirements like checking the oil and air filter.

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Last updated on June 6, 2020 11:25 am

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