The agile Stihl RT5097 ride-on mower will mow lawns up to 6000m². With its high degree of driving comfort and the clearly arranged controls, this ride-on mower offers well-thought-out technology for effortless working. You can adjust the comfortably spring-loaded seat of this lawn tractor precisely to your body height without the use of tools. Thanks to the simple cutting height adjustment and the electromagnetic blade clutch for activating and deactivating the mowing deck, you achieve high mowing performance and a top-quality finish. The catching management system on both sides of the mowing deck gathers the grass across the entire cutting width and guides it towards the cutting blades. The comfortable single pedal drive allows you to manoeuvre the mower precisely, giving you full control, perfect for lawns with flower beds and shrubs. You can change the driving direction of the lawn tractor from forward to reverse gear with a single action. Thanks to the practical curve shaped handle, the 250-litre grass catcher box can be emptied effortlessly from the driver’s seat. And, the polymer grass catcher box is very easy to clean. The RT 5097 comes with a 5 year extended warranty (subject to registration and annual servicing).
Engine – 344cc, 6.5kW/8.8hp
Mowing Deck – 95cm
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Stihl RT5097 Lawn Tractor – Features
The large turf tyres of the STIHL ride-on mower help to protect the lawn. Thanks to their rounded tyre design, they reduce the formation of driving tracks.
The integral trailer hitch enables easy mounting of attachments such as the convenient PICK UP 300 tilting trailer, which can also be used as a wheel barrow.
Central cutting height adjustment
The lever to adjust the deck cutting height is located directly next to the driver’s seat. It enables individual adjustment of the cutting height in up to eight steps.
The robust frame construction gives the mower a high level of stability and driving comfort. The STIHL ride-on mowers compact design is great for using attachments such as the AGW 098 garden roller or PICK 300 tilting trailer.
Spring-loaded and adjustable seat
The most comfortable seat position can be set without the use of tools. This allows individual adjustment of the driver’s seat to almost any body size.
Small turning circle
Thanks to their compact housing design, STIHL ride-on mowers are suitable for narrow passages and lawns with lots or trees and obstacles. The unobstructed forward view makes it easier to manoeuvre the mower.
The low step on the STIHL ride-on mowers provides ample legroom and allows for comfortable access to the seat.
Catching management system
The catching system guides the grass blades across the entire working width of the mowing deck. It helps to guide the grass towards the mowing blades for a more efficient cut.
Grass catcher box with bow handle
The polymer grass catcher box can be emptied effortlessly from the driver’s seat simply using the curved shaped handle. The “dumper” design ensures optimum filling and residual-free emptying of the grass catcher box. Cleaning the catcher box is also easy.
Single pedal drive
With the STIHL single pedal drive, the direction of travel can be conveniently switched between forward and reverse gear using a hand lever for quick manoeuvring. The pressure-sensitive pedal allows for precise control of the speed between top speed and standstill. The separate brake pedal ensures immediate stopping.
Electromagnetic blade clutch (EBC)
The mowing deck can be easily engaged and disengaged by a switch situated on the control panel.
With the mulch insert, the STIHL ride-on mowers can be converted into mulching mowers. The grass catcher box is simply removed and the mulch insert pushed into the grass catcher chute. This allows the grass to be shredded into fine particles inside the closed housing before they fall back into the turf, returning vital nutrients and moisture to the soil. Through this natural form of fertilising, there is no need to dispose of the grass.
Stihl RT5097 – Technical data
|Lawns m²||up to 6.000|
|Cutting width cm||95|
|Cutting height mm||30-100|
|Grass catcher box l||250|
|Tank capacity l||9|
|Engine type||B&S 3.130 Series PowerBuilt OHV|
|Nominal output||6.5 kW / 8.8 PS|
|working speed rpm||2.750|
|Machine Length cm||242|
|Machine Width cm||101|
|Machine Height cm||116|
|Guaranteed sound power level LWAd dB(A)||100|
|Sound pressure level dB(A)||86|
|Uncertainty factor, sound pressure level KpA dB(A)||2|
|Vibration value ahw m/s²||2.6|
|Uncertainty factor K Wheel m/s²||1.3|
|Vibration value ahw Seat m/s²||0.98|
|Uncertainty factor K Seat m/s²||0.49|