The Z345M is our entry-level zero turn model featuring an attention to detail that makes it a wise investment. The Z345M features a bigger powerful 14,9kW V-twin cylinder OHV engine that delivers reliable and consistent performance.
Ease of use is guaranteed through the intuitive motion control levers. The 107cm (42in) mower deck delivers high performance and can be easily converted to mulching or collecting with the addition of optional kits.
Easy to drive
Faster Mowing Speeds : 10.8kph
14.9 kW 724cc engine
42’’ Accel Deck
Engine is smooth and powerful V-twin design
A 14.9-kW (20.0-hp) at 3050 rpm V-twin engine with 724-cc (44.2-cu in.) displacement provides plenty of power and torque to handle tough mulching, mowing, and bagging conditions:
V-twin cylinder design for greater torque, lower vibration, and improved sound quality
Engine model: M44 Intek™ engine
Electronic ignition for fast starts
Cast-iron cylinder liners for longer engine life
Overhead valves for excellent power and fuel economy
Spin-on oil filter with pressure lubrication for keeping the oil cleaner for long engine life and extended time between oil changes; pressure lubrication is also more effective when operating the tractor on an incline
Easy access to the no-tools oil drain valve for oil changes
Rear engine guard for protecting the engine and providing additional strength and integrity
Replaceable fuel filter and oil filter are easy to access and change to minimize service time and cost.
John Deere recommends the use of fuel stabilizer in gasoline.
Intek is a trademark of Briggs & Stratton Corporation.
The 107cm (42in.) Accel Deep™ (42A) Mower Deck cuts clean and is versatile
The 107-cm (42-in.) Accel Deep Mower Deck is a stamped-steel, deep, flat-top design that delivers excellent cut quality, productivity, cleanliness, durability, and versatility. Optimal performance and dispersion of clippings is provided, even at faster mowing speeds:
11.4-cm (4.5-in.) deep throughout the entire deck shell for optimum mowing
Stamped-steel design eliminates sharp edges and corners where material can build up and diminish mowing performance
Mower deck is suspended from the vehicle for a smooth and level cut
Adjustable mower wheels, positioned just above ground level, help smooth out the mowing job
Operator station is designed for comfort and convenience (45.7cm (18in.) seat back) height
The operator station is designed for operator comfort and convenience when operating all controls:
Excellent visibility forward and to the trim side of the deck makes operation easy and comfortable for the operator.
Controls are color coded for easy identification.
Low fuel warning light is easily visible in daylight.
Twin-lever controls adjust, using cut-height pin/socket, for convenience and operator comfort.
A shock absorber dampens motion control lever movement to give smooth operation.
Serviceability is designed-in for convenience.
The footrest area is hinged and easily raised for service to mower deck:
It is necessary to remove just one bolt that can be conveniently removed with the lift-height pin.
Easy to clean grass off the top of the mower.
Provides convenient access to the mower.
The engines are easy to service, including changing the oil and the oil filter and servicing the air filter.
Instruments and controls are convenient and easy to use.
The motion-control levers can be adjusted to two different height settings and eighteen different fore-aft settings:
Increased operator comfort
Adjustable for more precise control of the machine
A standard shock absorber for the motion-control levers makes maneuvering ZTrak™ Mowers easy and comfortable:
Shock absorber modulates the movement of control levers for smoother operation.
Operator can smoothly and precisely control the machine.
Making the tracking adjustment from the operator seat is quick and easy. The cut-height pin doubles as a convenient tool for adjusting the motion-control levers.
Design includes a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame.
ZTrak Mowers are designed around a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame for strength and reliability.
Large front caster wheels and large rear drive wheels provide several operator benefits:
Better slope performance
More operator comfort over uneven ground
The operator platform is roomy and uncluttered for maximum comfort, and the controls are convenient to use:
Easy to get on and off the mower
Ample legroom for comfortable operation
Adjustable motion-control levers for height and position, enabling the operator to stay comfortable while using them
Color-coded and logically-placed controls
Electric power take-off (PTO) clutch is reliable and easy to use
A heavy-duty electric PTO clutch is controlled by a convenient, dash-mounted control.
Dual transmissions are efficient and have large, 2.5-cm (1-in.) diameter axles for durability
Dual transmissions efficiently power the ZTrak™ Mower forward and reverse and give steering capability:
Transmissions are set low in the vehicle for excellent hillside stability.
Hydro-Gear® transmissions are reliable and durable.
Beefed-up, 2.5-cm (1-in.) axles for greater strength
Maintenance-free unitized transmissions are sealed and have no hose connections to leak hydraulic fluid.
Fuel tank is conveniently located for easy refueling
The fuel tank holds 8 L (2.1 U.S. gal.) of fuel. It is located low on the left side of the machine:
Fuel-fill opening is located low and angled for easy refueling.
Large, 5.1-cm (2-in.) fuel-fill opening reduces the chance of spilling when adding fuel.
Cap is tethered to the fuel tank.
Less chance of fuel cap getting lost
Recommended Mowing Area: Up to 8000m²
Cutting Width: 107cm / 42in
Engine Power: 14.9 kW / 3,050 rpm
Speed: Up to 10.8 km/h (6.7 mph)