SWZ Hydro-Drive

SWZ Hydro-Drive


Hydraulic power and simple design combine to make the SWZ the most efficient and easy-to-handle walk-behind you can buy. The SWZ has all the features Scag® mowers are famous for: tough, durable components for long life and heavy-duty cutter decks that deliver an unmatched cut.

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Scag SWZ Walk-Behind Mower
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The envy of the neighborhood

36", 48", 52" or 61" Cutting Width

The envy of the industry, Velocity Plus™ decks (48″, 52″ and 61″ widths) deliver an amazing quality-of-cut and a wide, even discharge. A 36″ Advantage Cutter Deck option is also available.

Velocity Plus Cutter Deck
Ogura PTO Clutch Brake

Strong, Adjustable Clutch for Long Life

Provides excellent starting and stopping power for the cutter deck and an adjustable air gap for long life.

Drive-Shaft Cutter Deck
Heavy-Duty Construction

Solid Design for Years of Dependable Service

Full commercial-grade construction ensures years of productive use.

Scag SWZ Walk-Behind Mower
Heavy-Duty Drive System

Speeds Up To 7.4 MPH

Hydraulic drive system includes dual 10 cc Hydro-Gear pumps and 12 ci Parker hydraulic motors.


Straight Ahead

Adjust-A-Trac tool is conveniently mounted on the engine deck for quick and easy neutral and tracking adjustments in the field.

Ease of Maintenance

More Uptime

Easy-access mower design, an unrestricted engine area and easy-to-reach grease Zerks make servicing the SWZ simple, so you can be in the shop less and on the job more.

Proven "Pistol" Grips

EZ-Grip Design

Spring-assisted EZ-Grip design reduces hand force required to operate drive controls for maximum operator comfort and simple machine operation.

Adjustable Handlebars

3 Positions to Accommodate All Operators

Handlebars adjust to three (3) different positions to enhance operator comfort.

Powerful and Efficient Engine Options

Reliable Power, Up To 22 HP

Proven and dependable Kawasaki® FS V-twin engine delivers efficient power.

SWZ-36A-14FS36" Advantage Cutter Deck, 14 HP Kawasaki® 481FS$7,999
SWZ-48V-15FSE48" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 15 HP Kawasaki® 541FSE (electric start)$8,499
SWZ-52V-18FSE52" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 18 HP Kawasaki® 600FSE (electric start)$8,999
SWZL-52V-22FSE52" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 22 HP Kawasaki® 651FSE (large frame, electric start)$10,749
SWZL-61V-22FSE61" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 22 HP Kawasaki® 651FSE (large frame, electric start)$10,999
* Limited availability. Contact your local Scag dealer for specific availability information.
Product Dimensions36" SWZ48" SWZ 52" SWZ61" SWZ
Width (chute down)47"60.5"64.5"73.5"
Width (chute in transport position) 37"49"53"62"
Weight515 lb565 lb585-660 lb717 lb
SpecificationSWZ Hydro-Drive
GeneralTotal Fuel Capacity5.5 gallons
Drive Tires16" x 6.5"-8"
Caster Tires9" x 3.5"
Drive SystemDrive System TypeDual Pump and Motor
PumpsHydro-Gear: 10 cc
MotorsParker 11 ci
Forward Ground SpeedUp to 7.4 mph
Reverse Ground Speed3 mph
Parking BrakeHand lever
DeckCutting Widths36", 48", 52" and 61"
TypeAdvantage (36")

Velocity Plus™ (48", 52", and 61")
Cutting Height1.75" to 4.5" in .25" increments
Deck Liftn/a
ConstructionTri-plate cutter deck constructed of 3 steel plates totaling nearly 1/2" of steel. Reinforcement plates at cutter deck spindles.
SpindlesCast-iron housing with tapered roller bearings.
Blade EngagementOgura MA-GT-EXM3X (110ft lb)

Adjustable air-gap for extended life.

Accessory shown as example only. Actual appearance and/or placement of the accessory may vary by specific model.

SWZ Hydro-Drive Accessories

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Spring Promotional Pricing

Don’t miss out on limited time savings on select Scag new/unused zero-turn mowers.

O% Financing For Up to 60 Months

0% financing is available for up to 60 months on Select Freedom Z Models with approved financing.

Payments as Low AS $90/Month

Monthly payments on Select Liberty Z Models as low as $90/month.

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