Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX Series Lawn Mowers Review (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
The Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX-Series is a high-performance, self-propelled walk-behind lawn-mower that is equipped with a hydrostatic cruise control system that facilitates for gradual speed-adjustment inorder to match your mowing conditions. on top of that, this lawn-mower features a blade-stop system that helps to stop the blades while the engine is still running inorder to enable you to safely step away without having to restart the lawn-mower while the 7 mowing heights help to trim your lawn according to your needs and the twin-blade micro-cut design facilitates for fine grass-clippings when mulching. on the other hand, this lawn-mower features a 4-in-1 Versamow System with Clip Director that facilitates for adjustable mulching, discharge, bagging and leaf-shredding inorder to avoid clogging of the bag-chute. Lastly, this Honda lawn-mower is equipped with 9-inch wheels with ball-bearings that facilitate for smooth maneuverability over different terrains while height-adjustable handle provides different users with a more comfortable grip while mulching.
What We Like:
- A hydrostatic cruise-control system: the Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX-Series lawn-mower features a hydrostatic cruise-control system that offers self-propelled operation coupled with a variable-speed control lever that facilitates for precise speed-adjustment while mowing. This means that you will be able to easily choose a desired speed and even use less energy while mowing.
- 7 mowing-heights: the Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX-Series lawn-mower is also equipped with a 7-position cutting-height adjustment-lever that enables you to choose a desired cutting-height ranging from 0.75-inches to 4-inches in order to achieve lawn-conditions that are tailored to your specifications.
- A Roto-Stop® blade-system: Honda’s Roto-Stop® technology is actually uses a blade-stop system that allows the user to safely step-away from the lawn-mower without having to stop and restart the engine. This will in-turn enable you to move different items out of the way, empty the bushel-bag and even take a break without having to restart this lawn-mower.
- A 4-in-1 Versamow System™ with a Clip-Director: the Honda HRX217K4HYA features a revolutionary 4-in-1 Versamow-System that allows you to mulch, bag, discharge and shred leaves while mulching. In fact, this cutting-system even offers a combination of mulching and bagging but this will require you to adjust the convenient Clip-Director knob inorder to choose how much grass is to be bagged or mulched while mowing. All in all, with this lawn-mower no tools or costly-attachments are required and this actually makes it very convenient and versatile to use at home.
- Honda MicroCut® Twin-Blades: this Honda HRX217K4HYA lawn-mower also features an exclusive twin-blade MicroCut System® that uses 4 cutting-surfaces that result into ultra-fine clippings thus facilitating for superior-mulching and more clippings per-bag. In fact, this twin-blade system will result into a perfect trim with less time emptying the bushel-bag and less-work.
- A durable, rust-resistant deck: The Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX-Series is equipped with a 21-inch durable-deck that is made of NeXite which is actually a high impact-resistant material that does not dent, rust or corrode over-time even with regular usage of the lawn-mower. In fact, this deck of this lawn-mower is so durable that it comes backed by a lifetime warranty.
- A strong Honda-GCV190 Engine: this lawn-mower is integrated with a strong and reliable Honda-GCV190 Engine that is very easy-to-start, fuel-efficient and powerful. In fact, Honda’s premium residential GCV190-engines are known for providing years of reliable service without experiencing any major operational-issues and these engines are even certified to meet 50-state EPA and CARB emission-levels.
- Honda Auto Choke™ System: with the Honda Auto-Choke™ System, no engine-choke is required and this implies that you will Just have to start the lawn-mower and begin mowing hence facilitating for quick and easy start-up.
- Large 9-inch ball-bearing wheels: the Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX-Series Lawn-Mower comes equipped with large 9-inch wheels with ball-bearings that facilitate for better maneuverability, a smoother-drive and increased-durability even when mowing on different terrains.
- An adjustable throttle-control system: The Honda HRX217K4HYA lawn-mower features an adjustable throttle-control that allows for engine-speed to be adjusted to an idle-mode when emptying the grass-bag or transporting the mower. This actually acts a safety-feature and even helps to save-up fuel in case you get while mowing thus making the Honda HRX217K4HYA very convenient and efficient to use at home.
- A convenient rear-discharge door: The Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX-Series features a convenient rear-discharge door that improves on maneuverability while eliminating the need for a separate discharge-chute attachment. On top of that, the clippings are directed out from the bottom at the rear of the mower thus ensuring maximum efficiency while mowing.
- A 3-position adjustable handle: This lawn-mower is equipped with a quick-release handle that can easily be adjusted to one of 3 positions inorder to achieve a more comfortable mowing-experience. On the other hand, this handle can also be easily folded over inorder to facilitate for more compact-storage thus making this lawn-mower ideal for people with limited space in their homes.
- A 2.5 bushel capacity grass bag: it is also equipped with a large 2.5-bushel-capacity grass-bag that is well-balanced inorder to facilitate for easy emptying hence saving you a lot of time and energy while mowing.
- A Manual fuel shut-off valve: the Honda HRX217K4HYA features a manual fuel shut-off valve that can easily be switched-off inorder to facilitate for easy transport, storage and to easily perform maintenance tasks.
What We Don’t Like:
- It is expensive: the Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX-Series Lawn-Mower is actually more costly when compared with other lawn-mowers on the market. However, it’s worth the price tag because it’s very durable and even offers high-performance results while mowing.
In conclusion, the Honda HRX217K4HYA HRX-Series is a high-performance self-propelled lawn-mower that is equipped with a hydrostatic Cruise Control that facilitates for easy and precision speed-control while its 4-in-1 Versamow-System™ with a Clip-Director allows you to use this lawn-mower for mulching, bagging, side-discharge and shred-leaves. On top of that these lawn-mower features other great features which include; MicroCut® Twin-Roto-Stop Blades, Honda-GCV190 Engine, an Auto-Choke System, 7 cutting-height adjustments, a large 2.5-bushel grass-bag and a lot more where all these features make it very convenient, effective and efficient to use at home.