2018 Ferris F160Z 5901517 - 48" 23.5HP Kawasaki®

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F160Z 5901517 - 48" 23.5HP Kawasaki®



Professional Features For An Affordable Price The Ferris® F160Z comes equipped with serious features. This compact and powerful zero-turn is designed to get you in and out of your jobs quickly and confidently. You'll find the twin 5.5 gallon rugged fuel tanks, for a total capacity of 11-gallons, to keep you productive on the job site all day. Briggs & Stratton® Vanguard™ 810cc EFI or a Kawasaki® FX730V engine options offer fuel efficient and dependable performance with a 3-year limited manufacturer's warranty†.

    • Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ Transaxles feature 8.3" cooling fans that assist with repelling debris.
    • Comfortable padded 1" tubular steering control levers.
    • iCD™ Cutting System Mower Deck available in 48" and 52" cutting widths allows for better airflow, discharge and superior cut quality. Optional professional stripe kit available for creating a neatly striped finish.
    • Comfortable suspension seat in premium mid-back design with adjustable cushioned armrests.
    • Foot-operated deck for easy cut height adjustments in 1/4" increments from 1.5" to 5".
    • 24" drive tires for enhanced traction, flat-free front caster tires, 5.5-gallon dual fuel tanks, and the 52" mower deck model features our cast iron, greaseable spindles for lasting performance.
    • Commercial lawn mower attachments are available like an array of collection systems, a mulch kit, a trailer hitch kit, and a commercial-grade ROPS mounted LED light kit.
    • Affordable Power: Now available with a Briggs & Stratton® Vanguard™ 810cc engine, which delivers uncompromised power at an affordable price.
    • iCD™ Cutting System: The iCD™ Cutting System was engineered to produce the best possible cut in a multitude of conditions.
    • Accessibility: Quick removal of the floor pan provides convenient access to the top of the deck for easy cleaning and service.
    • Commercial Transmission: Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ Transaxles deliver power and durability
    • Foot-Operated Deck Lift: Foot-operated deck lift, with adjustable pedal, can change cut height in 1/4" increments from 1.5"- 5".
    • Premium Seat: Suspension seat for optimal comfort.
    • Traction: Large 24" drive tires allow for greater traction, smoother ride and improved curb climbing performance.
    • Ride-On Mower Warranties†: 4-Year limited warranty (48 months) or 500 hours, whichever occurs first. Unlimited hours during the first 2 years (24 months). Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
    • Cast-Iron Spindles: Longer usable life, 1" shaft with top access grease fitting for greaseable dual ball bearings, six-bolt 8" flange design adds strength and greater dispersal of energy to deck assembly. (52" Model)
    • Engine Brand: Kawasaki® FX730V
    • Displacement (cc): 726
    • Cylinders: 2
    • Fuel Tank Capacity (gal): 11
    • Cutting Height (in): 1.5 - 5
    • Deck Construction: iCD™ Cutting System
    • Transmission: Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ Transaxles with 8.3" cooling fans
    • Caster Tires (in): 13 x 6.5-6 Flat-free
    • Ground Speed-Fwd (mph): 0-10
    • Overall Length (in): 78
    • Dry Weight (lbs): 997
    • Instrumentation/Hour Meter: Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
    • Controls / Safety Group: Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit, adjustable twin steering controls
    • Warranty (Engine) †: 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
    • Brake: Internal transaxles
    • Warranty Consumer Engine Info: 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
    • Engine Power Rating *: 23.5 gross hp
    • PTO: Electric
    • Starter: Electric
    • Cutting Width (in): 48
    • Spindles: Aluminum
    • Suspension: N/A
    • Drive Axles (in): 1.375 Tapered
    • Drive Tires (in): 24 x 9.5-12
    • Ground Speed-Rev (mph): 0-5
    • Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up: 61.5 / 51
    • Seat Package: Premium suspension mid-back with adjustable arm rests, adjustable fore and aft positioning
    • Certified Roll-over Protection System: Standard, 180° foldable
    • Parking Brake / Safety Circuit: Internal transaxle
    • Warranty (Balance of Machine) †: 4-Year limited warranty (48 months) or 500 hours, whichever occurs first. Unlimited hours during the first 2 years (24 months). Coverage on other components varies, please see operator's manual for complete details.

    † See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.



    Engine Manufacturer
    Horse Power
    23.5 hp
    Engine Type


    Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ Transaxles with 8.3 in. cooling fans
    Wheel Size
    24 x 9.5-12 in.
    Fuel Capacity
    11 gal.


    Deck Size
    48 in.


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