Cub Cadet XT2 LX46 Tractor Mower Review 2024 – Compilation


After completing our review on the Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro Series Tractor Mower, we also wanted to complete our Cub Cadet XT2 LX46 Enduro Series Tractor Ride on Mower review to get a better understanding of what it can offer you and what are all the potential pros and cons associated with these XT2 Tractor Ride on Mowers.

We will outline all the key features that you need to be aware of before you buy and we have included 2 alternative Cub Cadet XT2 Enduro Series Mowers so at least you have more than one option when it comes to making any final decisions.

View also: Cub Cadet XT1 LT46 Tractor Mower Review

XT2 Series Overview

At first glance, these Cub Cadet XT2 Enduro Series Tractor mowers look seriously impressive and they have excellent steering ability and the Hydrostatic transmission which means all you have to do is push the pedal and go. The seat looks nice and comfortable which can be adjusted and it has the LED lights to support mowing work in poorer visibility settings. There is the robust steel bumper at the front and they have the impressive AeroForce fabricated deck to give a more defined clean cut so first impressions are certainly very good

View also: Cub Cadet CC30H Compact Riding Mower Review

Cub Cadet XT2 Enduro Series Review

Cub Cadet XT2 LX46 Enduro Series Tractor Mower

This Cub Cadet XT2 Enduro Series Tractor Mower is designed with a Kohler twin cylinder 23HP 7000 series 725cc engine and a fabricated AeroForce mowing deck that is 42 inches wide. The engine model number used is KT730 and it has a fully pressurized lubrication system as well as an AGM 210 CCA battery for reliable starting for each season. It offers nice steering control with a 16 inch turning radius and it comes backed with a 3 year limited warranty.

The capacity of the fuel tank is 3 gallons and the capacity of the oil tank is 2.0 qts or 1.9L. It has the twin cylinders and a single element air filter plus the oil filter as standard. The drive system is a Hydrostatic transmission with Tuff Torq K46 and the deck is made using 11 gauge steel plus the front pivot bar is made using cast iron.

The maximum forward speed here is 5.5 mph or 8.6 km/hr and the maximum reverse speed is 3 mph or 4.8 km/hr. It comes with the wash port and cruise control plus there are 12 mow height settings that range from 1 inch up to 4 inches for longer grasses to start with.

To keep your turf protected, there are 4 anti-scalping wheels included to give you a nice clean and even cut. It has the headlights plus the 15 inch high back seat as well as the arm rests and the mulch kit plus the bagger can be bought separately.

Price Guide: From $3500 @ Cub Cadet

View also: Cub Cadet XT1 LT46 Review

Pros for the XT2 LX46

  • You get plenty of power in this engine for covering large areas, inclines and difficult mowing conditions
  • Excellent steering control with a tight turn radius and hydrostatic transmission system
  • You get the front bumper and armrests here unlike many other Tractor mowers in the wider range
  • Offers great value for the money and there is plenty of attachments and accessories available if needed
  • It works faster than expected and gives a nice clean cut finish – it’s a powerhouse & a work horse in our opinion
  • Solid and robust appearance, build design and suction with various upgrades thrown in for a more pleasant mowing experience

Cons for the XT2 LX46

  • It costs approx. $800 - $1000 more than the Cub Cadet XT1 LT46 Tractor mower from what we have seen
  • It doesn’t include a mulch kit or baggers so they need to be bought separately
  • There is only a home warranty available as there is no commercial warranties in place
  • Stock availability can be unreliable at times so you may have to wait some time to purchase it
  • Isolated issues have been reported elsewhere about the belts, starting and engine oil parts

View also: Our Cub Cadet SC500K Lawn Mower Review

Alternative Cub Cadet XT1 Tractor Mowers

If you need to look beyond the Cub Cadet XT2 LX46 Enduro Series Tractor Mower at this point, then feel free to check out 2 alternatives below that are also worth considering before you end up making your final decision

#1, Cub Cadet XT2 GX54 D Enduro Series Tractor Riding Mower

Main Features

Kohler twin cylinder 25HP 725cc engine

Wider 54 inch AeroForce cutting deck

Engine model 7000 HD KT740

Battery AGM 210 CCA 12V

Hydrostatic Transmission Tuff Torq  K62

Forward speed 5.5 mph or 8.6 km/hr

Rear differential lock included

3 blades with 12 mow height settings 1 - 4 inch

Price Guide: From $4800 @ Cub Cadet

#2, Cub Cadet XT2 SLX50 Enduro Series Tractor Riding Mower

Main Features

Kohler HD twin cylinder 725cc 24HP engine

50 inch fabricated AeroForce wide deck

7000 Series HD KT735 engine included

Fuel tank capacity is 3.0 gallons

Tuff Torq K46 hydrostatic transmission

Max forward speed 5.5 mph or 8.6 km per hour

16 inch turning radius and 11 gauge steel deck

Front brush guard and arm rests included

Price Guide: From $3800 @ Cub Cadet

Cub Cadet XT2 Tractor Mower Comparisons

To ensure you have the necessary information, feel free also to check out the comparison table below where you can see the engine information, power levels, deck widths and more side by side

Cub Cadet XT2XT2 LX46XT2 GX54 DXT2 SLX50
EngineKohler 725ccKohler 725ccKohler 725cc
Horse Power23 HP25 HP24 HP
Deck Width46 inch54 inch50 inch
Engine Model7000 Series7000 HD7000 HD
Model numberKT730KT740KT735
Fuel tank3 gallons3 gallons3 gallons
Oil capacity2 qts2 qts2 qts
BatteryAGM 210 CCAAGM 210 CCAAGM 210 CCA
Drive systemHydrostaticHydrostaticHydrostatic
Forward Speed5.5mph / 8.6kmh5.5mph / 8.6kmh5.5mph / 8.6kmh
Reverse Speed3mph / 4.8kmh3mph / 4.8kmh3mph / 4.8kmh
Anti-scalping4 wheels4 wheels4 wheels
Mow settings121212
Mow heights1 – 4 inch1 – 4 inch1 – 4 inch
Deck11 gauge steel11 gauge steel11 gauge steel
Turn Radius16 inch16 inch16 inch
BumperYesBrush guardBrush guard
Cruise controlYesYesYes
Limited warranty3 years3 years3 years

Cub Cadet Attachments

There are numerous attachments available at Cub Cadet directly to support the maintenance of you Tractor Mower and yard such as Fast attach brush guards, baggers, fast attach all season plow’s, mulching kits, a fast attach cargo carrier and a fast attach sprayer and these attachments come designed to fit easily onto the Tractor mower and help you with various other jobs around the yard.

There is also a leaf collection system available, sun shade attachments and snow cab covers as well as tire chains which is great to know and all of these stocks can be viewed directly at Cub Cadet below.

Cub Cadet XT2 Maintenance

To help support the maintenance of you Cub Cadet XT2 Tractor Mower, there are numerous products available directly at Cub Cadet such as oils, fuel filters, AGM batteries, siphon pumps and blade removal tools. They can also supply you with spare wheels, drive belts, deck belts, high lift blades and low lift blades as well as rear mounted weight kits and double baggers which is good to know in the background for future reference

View also: Our Cub Cadet CC30H Compact Mower Review


After completing all our hard work with this Cub Cadet XT2 Tractor Mower review, we hope you have a better understanding of what these Tractor Mowers can offer you and the different options available to you. It is difficult to find any problems with them to be honest and for that reason we would highly recommend the Cub Cadet XT2 LX46 Tractor Mower Enduro series to the wider public.

They are an absolute work horse and a power house beast machine and they do not disappoint in any way from what we have seen. Stock availability can be unpredictable at times so you should book early in advance to avoid disappointment and you can check out prices, updated stocks and further reviews directly at Cub Cadet below…

Cub Cadet XT2 Enduro Series Feedback

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