Best Cordless Self Propelled Lawn Mowers for 2020


If you need something to maintain your lawn, check this list with best cordless self-propelled lawn mowers, Amazon bestsellers that are easy to use and to maintain, reliable, and with high ratings by customers.

These lawn mowers combine several user-friendly features and I would say the most important of them you see in the title above, they are self-propelled and they are cordless. Such battery operated mowers have been around for decades already and this industry is growing and improving all the time mainly because of the improved rechargeable lithium-ion batteries technology.

Why choosing a cordless lawn mower

These are eco-friendly machines, they emit no pollutants, they are cordless, no gas is required, and they are quiet. Regarding maintenance, they are very user-friendly, this is all about taking care of the battery. After the initial investment, you are safe from anything related to gas prices rising. You do not have to change oil, to bring home and store gasoline, there is no annoying extension cord to drag around.

These machines are easy to use, they are typically far lighter than the gas-powered lawn mowers. Having no gas tank, they are also more compact than those operating on gas.

These lawn mowers have removable batteries so you can use a set of them; when one is empty you put the fully charged in and continue the work.

But there are downsides as well. So for example, these battery-operated cordless lawn mowers usually have less power and less consistent output than gas mowers. Recharging the battery takes time, this is why having two sets of batteries is so convenient. So if you have a larger garden, you might want to go for a gas powered machine. Normally, cordless models cost more than corded mowers.

If you are too busy to work in your garden, check some of the robotic lawn mowers, they will do the job automatically for you. On the other hand, if you have a large area to maintain, then check some of these riding lawn mowers.

How to choose – what to look for

Power: This is about batteries’ voltage and you will see a variety of numbers, 40, 46, 56, 60, 80, and 82 Volts. The higher the better, this is because of a cleaner cut with a more powerful machine.

Runtime: This is closely related to the mentioned power, but there is no linear relationship between these two features. So better check the Ah (amp-hour) value, that is the amount of charge a battery can deliver in one hour. A good lawn mower will give you 60 minutes run time.

The number of charges for the battery: This is about the battery life, and many of them will be able to recharge hundreds of times, so this means years of use.

Warranty conditions: There are big differences from model to model, and you will see different warranty conditions for the battery and for the tool. The best what we have seen are with the 5-year warranty.

Storage features: You will notice that some of the models in the list can be stored folded and also vertically. So they will not take much space in your garage or in your garden shed. With such a design, they save more than 50% of the regular storage space.

Other good features to have:

  • Better mowers will have a wide cutting width, up to 20″ or so.
  • As you know, these machines have height adjustment. So it is annoying to do this separately for each wheel. Better models will have 1-lever height adjustment.
  • The best batteries can charge under one hour.
  • You might want to have an LED for 24-hour mowing.
  • Having 3-in-1 functionality, i.e., grass catchers, mulching plugs that are built-in, and a container.
  • A weather-resistant construction is a bonus.

So here is our list with best cordless self-propelled lawn mowers, Amazon bestselling items with daily updated prices and with fresh information about the ratings by customers and about the number of reports. Note also that many of them are Amazon Prime items, so use this benefit and save on shipping. Have a look:

SaleBestseller No. 1
Snapper XD 82V MAX Cordless Electric 21" Self-Propelled Lawn Mower, includes Kit of (2) 2.0 Batteries & Rapid Charger
  • Self propelled transmission with variable speed
  • Up to 45 minutes run time with the Briggs & Stratton 82V Lithium ion 2.0Ah battery kit comes with (2) 2Ah Lithium ion batteries and rapid charger
  • 21 inches steel mowing deck with 3 in 1 design mulch, bag or side discharge grass clippings easily
  • Smart, efficient load sensing technology power adjusts to meet the demands of the cutting blades
  • Push button start and a single lever, 7 position height of cut adjustment; Rear wheel size: 10 inch
SaleBestseller No. 2
Greenworks G-MAX 40V 16'' Cordless Lawn Mower with 4Ah Battery - 25322 model
2,886 Reviews
Greenworks G-MAX 40V 16'' Cordless Lawn Mower with 4Ah Battery - 25322 model
  • G-MAX 40V 4Ah Li-Ion Battery (Model 29472) powers multiple tools for complete yard work system--includes 1-4Ah Battery and Charger
  • Single lever 5-position height adjustment offers cutting height range from 1-1/4 inch to 3-3/8-inch for the best cut in all environments
  • 2-in-1 feature offers rear bagging and mulching capability for multiple use. Cuts 400m2 on a single charge. Nice even cut for all grass types
  • 16-Inch cutting deck allows you to maneuver through small to medium size yard more efficiently
  • 6-inch front wheel and 7-inch rear wheel for easy maneuvering throughout your yard
Bestseller No. 3
Greenworks 21-Inch 40V Self-Propelled Cordless Lawn Mower, Battery Not Included MO40L02
341 Reviews
Greenworks 21-Inch 40V Self-Propelled Cordless Lawn Mower, Battery Not Included MO40L02
  • Self- Propelled Drive System
  • Durable 21'' Steel Deck
  • Added battery storage compartment allows you to carry an extra battery to extend runtime
  • 3-in-1 cutting deck with Side Discharge, Mulching, and Bagging capabilities
  • Single lever height adjustment with 7 settings ranging from 1-3/8'' to 3-3/4''
SaleBestseller No. 5
Greenworks G-MAX 40V 17'' Brushed Mower with 4Ah Battery and Charger - 2508302 model
3,488 Reviews
Greenworks G-MAX 40V 17'' Brushed Mower with 4Ah Battery and Charger - 2508302 model
  • Includes (1) Max Capacity 4 AH - 40V Lithium Battery
  • 17 inch deck is versatile and light weight
  • 2-in-1 feature offers rear bagging and mulching capability for multiple use
  • Single lever 5-position height adjustment offers cutting height range from 1-1/4 inch to 3-3/8-inch for the best cut in all environments
Bestseller No. 6
Greenworks GLM801601 21-Inch 80V Cordless Push Lawn Mower, includes two 2Ah Batteries and Charger
  • NEVER STOP CUTTING. Up to 60 minutes of run time with 2 fully charged 2.0AH Battery
  • 2.0AH battery and charger included. Front wheels: 7 Inch
  • Brushless motors are more reliable and delivers gas equivalent performance to a 160cc gas engine
  • Smart Cut(TM) Load sensing technology
  • 3-in-1 Mulch, rear bag, and side discharge
Bestseller No. 7
Greenworks 40V 20-Inch Cordless Twin Force Lawn Mower, 4Ah & 2Ah Batteries with Charger Included
4,118 Reviews
Greenworks 40V 20-Inch Cordless Twin Force Lawn Mower, 4Ah & 2Ah Batteries with Charger Included
  • G-max 40V Li-Ion battery system powers multiple tools for complete yard work system--includes one 4 Ah battery and one 2 Ah battery and charger
  • 20-inch cutting deck offers a great balance of maneuverability and cutting capacity making it ideal for mid-sized areas
  • Innovative smart cut technology adjusts for power or runtime based on the thickness of your grass
  • Dual blades offer better cut quality, superior mulching and bagging capabilities
  • Kindly review the user manual under technical specification for troubleshooting steps and set up instructions
Bestseller No. 8
BLACK+DECKER CM2043C Cordless Mower
  • Two 40V max Lithium ion batteries are included for twice the runtime
  • Mulching, bagging and side discharge of grass clippings gives you 3-in-1 versatility
  • Mow right up to edges and spend less time trimming thanks to the edgemax design
  • One lever adjusts the cutting Height anywhere from 1-1/2 in. To 4 in., without tools
  • 3 Year limited Warranty.Ideal for mowing lawns up to 1/4 acre
SaleBestseller No. 9
Sun Joe iON100V-21LM-CT 21 in. 100V Max Lithium-iON Cordless Self Propelled Lawn Mower, Tool Only
  • Powerful: 1000 watt brushless motor increases battery efficiency, maximizes motor performance, decreases noise vibration, and extends motor life
  • Self-propelled: the self-propelled drive saves time and energy, moving the unit forward for an effortlessly beautiful lawn
  • Adjustable deck: Manual 7-position height-adjustment lever — 1. 2”, 1. 57”, 1. 97”, 2. 36”, 2. 76”, 3. 35”, and 3. 75”
  • Battery runtime: 5. 0 Ah - 90 minutes | 2. 5 Ah - 45 minutes
  • Core tool: No battery or charger included
Bestseller No. 10
EGO 21" 56-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Self Propelled Lawn Mower (Battery and Charger Not Included)
  • Compatible with all EGO power+ arc lithium batteries (not included)
  • 21 in. cut capacity
  • Weather-resistant construction
  • Folds easily for compact storage
  • Single-lever, 6-position deck-height adjustment
Bestseller No. 11
Scotts Outdoor Power Tools 60362S 21-Inch 62-Volt Cordless Self-Propelled Lawn Mower, LED Lights, Batteries, (1) 4Ah, (1) 2.5Ah Batteries & Charger Included
  • Powerful battery-operated 62-volt brushless motor with the power of a gas mower; Package includes (1) 62-Volt 4.0 Ah and (1) 62-Volt 2.5 Ah batteries and fast charger
  • Lawnmower with variable speed control, 21" cutting width with durable steel deck, dual LED headlights, and adjustable cutting height of 1.5"-3.75"; Grass catcher with plastic top, handle and 16 Gal bag capacity
  • 3-in-1 functionality gives you a mulching lawnmower, easy bagger, and grass mover in one useful tool
  • Maneuverable lawnmower with easy to use easy-to-use steel telescoping handle with quick-fold capabilities for vertical storage
  • Planet-friendly design with universal Scotts battery that works with all Scotts 62-Volt Lithium-Ion products
Bestseller No. 12
POWERWORKS 60V 21-inch SP Mower, 5.0Ah Battery and Charger Included MO60L512PW
  • Self-propelled 21" steel cutting deck features a 3-in-1 design, allowing you to mulch, rear bag, or side discharge grass clippings
  • High-efficiency 60V brushless motor with push-button start provides more power, torque, and longer life without the hassle of gas
  • Stores vertically, taking up less space in your garage or shed for added convenience
  • 7-position, single-lever height adjustment allows you to achieve the perfect cut on all grass types
  • 60V 5Ah Lithium-Ion Battery provides up to 45 minutes run-time
SaleBestseller No. 13
Greenworks 19-Inch 40V Cordless Lawn Mower, 4.0 AH & 2.0 AH Batteries Included 25223
  • G-MAX 40V Li-Ion Battery System powers multiple tools for complete yard work system--includes 2 Batteries and a Charger
  • 19-Inch steel cutting deck for faster more efficient results and highest performance when mulching and rear bagging
  • Single lever 7-position height adjustment offers cutting height ranging from 1-1/8-Inch to 3-Inch and electric start
  • 3-in-1 feature offers versatile options with rear bagging, mulching and side discharge capabilities for multiple use
  • Large 10-inch rear wheels and 7-inch front wheels for easy control and maneuvering
Bestseller No. 14
GreenWorks MO40L410 G-MAX 40V 20-Inch Cordless 3-in-1 Lawn Mower with Smart Cut Technology, (1) 4Ah Battery and Charger included
  • Includes (1) Max Capacity 4 AH - 40V Lithium Battery , Cutting Heights - 5 Position
  • Durable 20'' Steel Deck lets you Mulch, Bag, or Side Discharge allowing you to maintain your yard the way you want it. This Lawn Mower is not self-propelled
  • Innovative Smart Cut technology automatically increases the speed of the blade when more power is needed
  • Our dual battery port design enables one battery to be stored while the other fuels the mower for uninterrupted cutting; saving a you a trip to the garage
  • Up to 55% of U.S. homes only need one charge to get the job done
Bestseller No. 15
WORX WG779 40V Power Share 4.0 Ah 14' Lawn Mower w/ Mulching & Intellicut (2x20V Batteries)
687 Reviews
WORX WG779 40V Power Share 4.0 Ah 14" Lawn Mower w/ Mulching & Intellicut (2x20V Batteries)
  • [6 HEIGHT ADJUSTMENTS] A single lever lets you set the height you want to cut your lawn, depending on the season, or just your preference
  • [INTELLICUT] feature provides torque on demand for tougher conditions
  • [SAME BATTERY, EXPANDABLE POWER] Worx Power Share is compatible with all Worx 20v and 40v tools, outdoor power and lifestyle products
  • [MULCH OR BAG] This 2-in-1 mower lets you bag it up, or mulch your grass back into the ground, it’s up to you
  • [BATTERY METER] The on-board battery charge indicator lets you know exactly how much juice you have left before you need to head back to the garage

Last update on 2020-10-25  / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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4 thoughts on “Best Cordless Self Propelled Lawn Mowers for 2020”

    • Hi Eduardo, this model is not currently in our list. This does not mean it is bad, it is just that we have certain criteria for including the items, these are best-sellers on Amazon. I do not think they sell this machine on Amazon.

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  1. Why don’t I find a cordless or battery powered, self-propelled or riding, 30 inch or more cutting width, residential or commercial mower?

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    • Those are bigger machines and from what I see they are always gas-powered. My guess is this has something to do with the engine power.

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