Craftsman Connect Zero-Turn MowersAndrew Tellijohn -
Sears has announced new Craftsman Zero-Turn mowers featuring a wireless app. The mowers, manufactured for Sears by MTD, offer steering-wheel turning steerable riding mower and is available in two sizes. The new zero-turn mowers are designed for ease of use and simplified maintenance reminders.
The wireless-enabled mower will connect with users via a smartphone or tablet through the new Craftsman Connect app to help with:
- Maintenance checks: Notification will be sent when it's time to change the oil, replace the air filter, check blades and wheel alignment or schedule maintenance.
- Product care: Do-it-yourself maintenance videos and step-by-step tutorials available on matters such as changing blades, replacing air filters and changing oil.
- Product information: Find owner's manuals, parts, attachments and accessories lists.
The ZS6500 is 22HP with a 42-inch two-blade deck. The ZS6700 is 23HP with a 50-inch three-blade deck. A company statement indicates suggested retail pricing of $2,799 for the smaller and $3,199 for the larger mower.