The John Deere S100 is a lawn tractor launched in late 2021 at the John Deere plant in Greenville, Tennessee, designed primarily for private homeowners who need a reliable and efficient lawn care machine. It is part of the S Series lawn tractors that are known for their durability, reliability and versatility.
The S100 is powered by a Briggs & Stratton 31P977 (M31) single-cylinder air-cooled gasoline engine with 17.5 hp (13 kW) and a displacement of 500 cc, which provides enough power for a variety of tasks.
The S100 lawn tractor is equipped with a 42-inch cutting deck that is suitable for lawns up to 1 acre. The cutting deck is made of durable steel and features two blades that can be adjusted to different cutting heights.
The John Deere S100 also features a comfortable seat with a high backrest and a comfortable cup holder for greater comfort during long mowing sessions. But without armrests.
Of the optional equipment for the S100 mower, a mulching kit is available to shred the cut grass into small pieces that can be returned to the lawn as a natural fertilizer.
In addition, the S100 can also be equipped with a 6.5 bushel grass hopper, which can be used to collect grass clippings and dispose of them. Which can be installed quickly and without tools.
The S100 lawn tractor can also be used for snow removal and as optional equipment, a snow clearing kit consisting of a front blade (snow blower) with side discharge, a set of chains on wheels for anti-skidding, additional weights (weights) and a protective cover for the mower operator is available.
Overall, the John Deere S100 is a reliable and versatile lawn tractor that is suitable for private homeowners with small to medium sized lawns. It is well suited to a variety of tasks, including mowing, mulching and grass collection, as well as snow removal.