Greenworks Corded Lawn Mower Reviews – 25142 vs 25012 vs 25022

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Many thanks for taking the time to visit and welcome to this Greenworks Corded Electric lawn mower review which will focus on 3 different models under this brand namely the 25142 (16 inch), the 25012 (18 inch) and the 25022 (20 inch) and for better clarity, we will also outline a comparison table to see how they compare against each other under various features and parameters. You can also make your own comparisons on whatever feature interests you the most and you go down further through this list provided at the end of this page.

We will outline all the main features that you can expect to get from each of these 3 models plus all the main pros and cons associated to each of them also that you definitely need to know before you buy. There will also be a short outline of some frequently asked questions also that has come up in the recent past that should hopefully take care of the main queries that you may have.

Before you begin, please note that guide prices can only be outlined here at the time of this review as prices can change slightly from week to week depending on local promotional or discount activities so please make sure to view the price checkers provided below to ensure you have the most accurate up to date price information. For easier navigation, this content of this review will be outlined in 6 different parts so feel free to skip to whatever part interests you the most…

  1. Part 1: Brief Overview with FAQ’s
  2. Part 2: Greenworks 25142 16 Inch Corded Lawn Mower Review
  3. Part 3: Greenworks 25012 18 Inch Corded Lawn Mower Review
  4. Part 4: Greenworks 25002 20 Inch Corded Lawn Mower Review
  5. Part 5: Comparison Table for the 25142 vs 25012 vs 25002
  6. Part 6: Alternatives brands to Compare

Part 1: Brief Overview with FAQ’s

Brand:Greenworks
Models:25142 versus 25012 versus 25002
Orders online:Accepted with hassle free home delivery
Guide Price:$120 to $200 (at the time of this review)
Cheap Place to Buy:Amazon – View current stock availability here
Warranty:4-year warranty duration – seller dependant
Support:Customer support at Greenworks toll free helpline on 1-888-909-6757

Frequently Asked Questions for the Greenworks Corded Lawn mowers:

Q1. What type of extension cord will work for the 10 Amp versions?
A1. For the 10 Amp models, you can get a 12 Amp rated cord such as a 16 Gauge for 50 foot length or 14 gauge for 100 foot cable
Q2. Do they include the side discharge option?
A2. The 25142 does not include the side discharge but the 25012 and 25002 does include it
Q3. Do they include extension cords?
A3. No, they do not include extension cords and need to be bought separately
Q4. Can they be stored outdoors during the Winter?
A4. No, due to electrical parts, they need to be stored indoors in your shed when not in use
Q5. Does it take a long time to get the assembled?
A5. No, assembly work is minimal but if needed, you can contact 1-888-909-6757 for help or support

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Part 2: Greenworks 25142 16 Inch Corded Lawn Mower Review

Greenworks 25142 16 Inch 10 Amp Corded Lawn Mower

Main Features to Note:

Designed for small yards
Steel deck is 16 inches wide
Operates with a 10 Amp motor
Handles can be folded down
5 mow height settings available
Single lever height adjustment
Mow heights are 5/8” to 2-5/8”
Front wheels are 6 inches diameter
Rear wheels are 7 inches diameter
Robust durable steel deck
2 in 1 function – mulch & rear
Size is 28.4 by 15.8 by 20.3 inches
No tools needed for assembly
Unit weight is 37.5 pounds
4 year warranty included

Advantages or Pros:

  • For such a small sized and lightweight lawn mower, this model actually performs a lot better than we expected especially when it comes to grass collection, overall power and dealing with tall grasses at the higher mow height settings
  • The mow height range is excellent as you have the option to work at the highest levels for grass that has gone out of control and then do a second pass on a lower level to get a cleaner cut that is required.
  • The mow decks offered under the Greenworks brand are solid, sturdy and robust which are capable of lasting the test of time and tougher type mowing conditions.
  • Although it has one of the narrowest mow paths, it still can get the mowing job done as good as many of the larger models but just takes a little more time.
  • Another key point is the fact that the handles can be folded down after use which is key for people with limited storage spaces and the wheels are large enough so that they can work well around tight corners and flower beds and the mulching plug is very easy to use also
  • Another big attraction is the fact that it has the push button electric start instead of a pull cord so the process of getting starting is so much easier and is perfect for people who do not want the hassle of pulling difficult cords
  • You also have a low noise level to deal with and of course you have no fuel or oil costs or any rechargeable batteries to worry about.

Limitations or Cons:

  • If your lawn size is any way medium or large, then you should avoid this 16 inch lawn mower as it is too narrow and the job will take far too long to complete
  • This model does not offer the side discharge option with the cuttings which is seen available on other models under the Greenworks brand.
  • No extension cords are included so you need to bear in mind the additional cost and hassle of sourcing an extension cord separately
  • Getting repair work done when needed is a lot more difficult than one would think and the repair agents support at times has been less than satisfactory
  • Getting clogged up with damp grass under the deck has been experienced also so it’s best to stick to drier type grasses to avoid this
  • The grass catcher is somewhat flimsy and lasting a long time would be questionable after significant prolonged use but please remember you get what you pay for

Price Guide:

  • At the time of this review, the price guide seen with Amazon was in the $120 to $150 cost range which would be seen as great value and can be double checked below if you wish to get a more accurate price tag.

Further images of the Greenworks 25142 16 Inch 10 Amp Corded Lawn Mower are outlined below

  • Greenworks 25142 16 Inch 10 Amp Corded Lawn Mower - Start Button

Part 3: Greenworks 25012 18 Inch Corded Lawn Mower Review

Greenworks 25012 18-Inch 12 Amp Corded Lawn Mower

Main Features to Note:

Perfect for small yards
Steel deck is 18 inches wide
Operates with a 12 Amp motor
Handles can be folded
7 mow height settings available
Single lever height adjustor
Mow heights are 1 ¾ -3 ¾ inch
Front wheels are 7 inches diameter
Rear wheels are also 7 inches
Sturdy & durable steel deck
2 in 1 function – mulch & side
Size is 28.5 by 22 by 14.2 inches
Simple assembly start up
Unit weight is 46 pounds
4 year warranty included

Advantages or Pros:

  • There is a really good mow height cutting range on offer here that ranges from 1 ¾ inch up as far as 3 ¾ inch which gives a lot of flexibility in dealing with different types of grasses and grass conditions.
  • Despite the small size and lightweight design, this lawn mower also gives great cutting results and provides a lot more power that exceeded our own expectations.
  • Designed for people who do not wish to use or want a rear catcher as there is no grass container which overall makes the cost and price you need to pay somewhat lower than normal.
  • One key attraction that you will definitely like is the fact that there is a 4 year warranty provided in the event that you have any hassles which gives you some peace of mind before you decide to buy. This warranty level leads the way and is so much better than many other brands that we have come across
  • The mulching function performs really well putting nutrients back into the soil and of course there are no batteries, fuel or ongoing oil costs to worry about and of course no added costs associated with these items
  • Another key advantage is the fact that this is an environmentally friendly alternative to gas mowers with no harmful toxic emissions involved and it really does fold neatly and compact for small spaces

Limitations or Cons:

  • The price level for the 18 inch 25012 tends to be slightly higher than the 16 inch so please bear this is mind (sometimes though the price is on par when local discounts are in place)
  • There is no option to collect the grass at the rear with no grass catcher so if you need a lawn mower with a grass catcher, then you should skip this one and move to other models under the brand.
  • Again, there is no extension cord included here also so this will be an additional cost that you need to factor in to the overall price that you need to pay.
  • At times with damp grasses, the side discharge can get clogged a bit which can be annoying as you need to start and stop a whole lot more and minor issues have been reported on the motor reliability which doesn’t appear to be regular but has been noted

Price Guide:

  • When last seen at the time of this review, the price guide with Amazon was in the $140 to $190 cost range which again can be double checked below if you wish to take a closer look

Further images of the Greenworks 25012 18-Inch 12 Amp Corded Lawn Mower are outlined below

  • Greenworks 25012 18-Inch 12 Amp Corded Lawn Mower - Side View

Part 4: Greenworks 25002 20 Inch Corded Lawn Mower Review

GreenWorks 25022 20-Inch 12 Amp Corded Lawn Mower

Main Features to Note:

For small yards or gardens only
Steel deck is 20 inches wide
Operates with a 12 Amp motor
Foldable handles for storage
7 different mow height settings
One Single lever height adjustment
Mow heights are 1 ½ - 3 ¾ inches
Front wheels are 7 inches diameter
Rear wheels are 10 inches diameter
Solid & durable steel deck
3 in 1 function – mulch / rear / side
Size is 26.9 by 16.1 by 18 inches
Simple assembly start-up – 5 mins
Unit weight is 56 pounds
4 year warranty provided

Advantages or Pros:

  • Of all of the lawn mowers in the Greenworks brand, the 25002 is certainly one of our favorites as it has the wider deck of 20 inches, it provides a great range of mowing heights and of course there are the 3 options of rear catching, side discharge and mulching. Overall there is a lot of flexibility and options provided here from a lawn mower that is so compact in size and offers an affordable price tag that many people can afford.
  • The power supplied is a lot more than what you would expect from a machine of this size as it is capable of dealing with various types of different grasses, grass types and sizes and even damp grass.
  • One thing you don’t have to worry about is the added expense of rechargeable batteries, additional spare batteries, fuel costs, oil costs and ongoing expensive maintenance costs associated to cordless and gas lawn mowers
  • Unlike many other models where the handles are difficult to fold, these handles fold down so much easier and it great to keep it in a compact position when in storage and out of use
  • The noise level here is as low as any other electric lawn mower and is significantly lower than many gas lawnmowers which is ideal if you have many neighbors living close-by.
  • You also don’t have to worry about the pulling on a cord to get it started as you are provided with a simple push button start system.

Limitations or Cons:

  • Again, there is no extension cord provided here so this will be an added expense that you will need to consider and factor into the overall price
  • If you have a medium size lawn that takes an hour or more to complete, you should really go for a different model with a wider deck to save time and reduce the number of mowing paths
  • As you have the cord across the lawn as you mow, you need to develop a technique of avoiding the cord on your mow paths but gets a lot easier once you get the hang of it.
  • The grass catcher container is quite small and fill up rather quickly which means a lot more stopping and starting to get the job done. The grass catcher is also somewhat flimsy so you need to be extra careful when handling it – avoid harsh handling and treat it with care.
  • Repair works, back up customer service and fulfilling warranty claims has been less than satisfactory at times
  • It is very difficult to work with the cord when you have several trees planted around your yard and if this is the case for you, you are better off with a cordless option instead

Price Guide:

  • When last seen at the time of this review, the price range with Amazon was quite good in the $145 to $200 cost range which again can be double checked below if you believe this would be a more viable option

Further images of the Greenworks 25022 20-Inch 12 Amp Corded Lawn Mower are outlined below

  • Greenworks 25022 20-Inch 12 Amp Corded Lawn Mower - Height Adjustment

Part 5: Comparison Table for the 25142 vs 25012 vs 25002

A table is outlined below to add further clarity about the Greenworks corded lawn mower models 25142, 25012 and 25002 and how they compare against one another, so feel free to take a look at the information below where you can make your comparisons where needed on any feature that interests you the most

Feature:Greenworks 16 Inch 25142Greenworks 18 Inch 25012GreenWorks 20-Inch 25022
Front Wheels:6 inch diameter7 inch diameter7 inch diameter
Rear Wheels:7 inch diameter7 inch diameter10 inch diameter
Mow Heights:5 available7 available7 available
Mow Height Range:5/8 to 2-5/8 inches1 ¾ to 3 ¾ inches1 ½ to 3 ¾ inches
Main Functions:2 in 1 – Mulch/Rear2 in 1 – Mulch/Side3 in 1 – Rear/Mulch/Side
Unit Weight:37.5 Ibs46 Ibs56 Ibs
Deck Width:16 Inches18 Inches20 Inches
Power Source:Corded ElectricCorded ElectricCorded Electric
Extension Cord:Not availableNot availableNot available
Size:28.4 by 15.8 by 20.3 inches28.5 by 22 by 14.2 inches26.9 by 16.1 by 18 inches
Handles:FoldableFoldableFoldable
Power Level:10 Amp12 Amp12 Amp

Part 6: Alternatives Brands to Compare

If at this point you are still undecided about either of these 3 Greenworks Corded lawn mowers and you wish to explore additional options, then feel free also to check out 2 further options that may be of interest to you outlined as follows…

 

Finally, have you any previous experience yourself of using a Greenworks Corded Lawn mower in the past or even specifically a Greenworks 25142, 25012 or 25002 model?

If so, then please share your thoughts and feedback good or bad with the wider community by leaving a feedback comment in the comment box section below – So that people across the wider community can learn also!!!

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2 Comments

  1. Hi Paul, Your review of Greenwork’s lawnmowers could not come at a better time, as my last lawnmower just died a week ago. All the lawnmowers reviewed look quite interesting,but I have only used a Gas mower before, so I am unsure how these mowers will compare to my previous models. I have a large lawn, some of it on a slope, which can be difficult to cut without losing control of the mover. It is also difficult to push uphill. The prices seems quite reasonable for the features on offer.  I need a large collection box to collect all the clippings and I don’t like emptying it often. Great to see how the individual 3 models compare against one another as the one with the largest grass box would be my preference here, Antonio

  2. Very useful and in-depth info ! I have a lawn mower that one sits on, It’s really great as you don’t have to push it and my garden is pretty big so I don’t have to walk. The only one slight problem with it, it isn’t really accurate, I mean like around trees and such it’s difficult to cut it pretty, so the lawn mowers that you review I think are perfect for smaller gardens and more intricate work around these smaller type areas

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