Top lawn movers- Updated September 2018

From a wide variety of over seven hundred push and self-propelled walk-behind lawn mowers, we've carefully narrowed the list to the top five.

Best of the Best
GreenWorks 25022 12 Amp Corded 20-Inch Lawn Mower
 
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Fiskars Staysharp Max Reel Mower, 18-Inch
 
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Best Bang for your Buch
Fiskars 17 Inch Staysharp Push Reel Lawn Mower (6208)
 
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American Lawn Mower 1304-14 Push Reel Five Blade 14 Inch Lawn Mower
 
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Brill 78371 Razorcut 38 15-Inch Reel Push Lawn Mower
 
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The Good
A reliable and environmentally friendly lawn mover that gives minimum noise during operation besides ease of folding for storage after use.
Doesn't emit fumes and is quiet during operation besides having an adjustable handle that enables it cut higher grass.
Has comfortable hand grip, quiet during operation, easy to assembly, environmentally friendly and damp grass doesn't clog it easily.
Compact, easy to assemble and lightweight as well as it lacks fumes and noise.
Sturdy handle design, easy to store due to a small footprint, easy to assemble and use.
The Bad
Expensive than gas models, inefficient for moist grass since its mobility will be limited and unsuitable for large lawns.
A difficulty faced in cutting overgrown and wet grasses and also has small wheels, so it cuts only when pushed fast.
Entirely manual, doesn't work well on sloppy topography and a bit more expensive compared to other models.
Doesn't cut tubular weeds, has no heft, blades aren't sharp and sometimes get stuck and have to be given a nudge.
Requires harder push to move through tall, thick grass and little bumps on the lawn tend to stop it to a sudden stop.
The Bottom line
It may not be an ideal lawn mover for moist grass and recommended for small and medium size lawns.
For a great lawn mower that lasts forever preferred for smaller yards on level ground.
For a flat lawn, this is the best lawn mower to use, and its quietness is a big plus.
Enhances the maneuverability and ease of finding storage space if one has a very small lawn.
No matter the size of the lawn provided it's not hilly, this mower can work effectively.