Kholer vs. Kawasaki

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scannon, Apr 1, 2004.


Which engine do you like better?

Poll closed Apr 6, 2004.
  1. Kholer

    12 vote(s)
  2. Kawasaki

    28 vote(s)
  3. Neither

    0 vote(s)
  4. Diesel for me

    1 vote(s)
  5. Monster gas daihatsu

    0 vote(s)
  1. scannon

    scannon LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    Which engine do you like the best? Comments welcome!
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    All our Ferris WB's and Z's have Kawis...our Toro Groundmasters are diesel though which I love.
  3. amar

    amar LawnSite Member
    Messages: 203

    Hustler Super Z 25 Kaw
    Exmark Liquid 22 Kaw
    Ferris 52 17 Kaw
    Wright Stander 15 Kaw

    I guess I would have to say I perferr Kawasaki!

    Better fuel economy, Not as loud.

    The kohler 27 air seams to be a good engine. Ive heard several local fellas like it. Its the same as the 25 with a different carb.
  4. Del9175

    Del9175 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 352

    My new mower has a 23 kaw on it. I had two scag wb. One had a kaw the other was a kohler. I always liked the kaw better. It has always been easier to start. It had been sitting for two months and it started on the first pull.
  5. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    If you prefer kawasaki and not an american company dont complain too much about the economy, or unemployment.
  6. LLandscaping

    LLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,016

    I perfer Kawasaki.
    2 Scag Tiger Cubs 19kaw's /48's
    1 Toro 37in. 12.5 Kaw
    1 Toro Proline 21 5.5 Kaw

    Lovell's Lawn Care
  7. Redline

    Redline LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Koler has been great on my John Deer (12 years old)
  8. youngdude

    youngdude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    Koler i think start a lot better in the cold.
  9. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,675

    I love both of them and have several of each can't complain with either one. I prefer kohler but thats more of a price issue then anything else.
  10. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    The power of the kawi were the grass meets the blades.

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