Snapper Lawn Mower Reviews – Model 725exi 21 inch Gas Self Propelled Front Wheel Drive


Welcome once again to Lawn Mower reviews and here I have reviewed the Snapper 21-inch Gas Self Propelled Front Wheel Drive 725exi series Mower which also includes the rear bag, side discharge and mulching options.

If you are looking to purchase this model, then make sure to read through this review which will outline all the important features and aspects that you need to be aware of, some frequently asked questions, the pros and cons, and a simple comparison chart to help you compare it against other brands and models in the marketplace.

Lawn Mower Overview:

Lawn Mower:Snapper 21-inch Gas Self Propelled Front Wheel Drive Mower - Rear Bag / Mulch / Side discharge.
Warranty:3-year warranty (limited)
Engine:Briggs & Stratton
Engine Type:725exi Series
Engine displacement:163cc
Drive system:Variable speed and front wheel
Self-Propelled:Yes, this Mower model is self-propelled
Mower width:21 inches
Cheap place to buy:Walmart – View today’s low price here
Trusted Stockist:Walmart – View stock availability here
Overall Rating:Snapper Lawn Mower review, 21 inch 725 self propelled side discharge, rating

Important Features

  • Variable speed front wheel drive system
  • Includes rear bag, mulching and a side discharge option
  • Suited to flat, uneven and hilly areas up to 1-acre size
  • Self-propelled which makes it easy to mow with
  • Briggs & Stratton Engine 725exi series and 163cc
  • Simple starting with no choke / prime required – single pull ready start
  • 6 different adjustments of height
  • Grip handles can be changed for additional comfort
  • Wheels are 8 inches on the front and 11 inches at the back
  • Oil changing is not required, only to check oil levels and add when necessary
  • Price stated is the latest advertised – Click image to view any price updates

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Further images of the Snapper Self-propelled 725exi Series are outlined below…

Snapper Lawn Mower review, 21 inch 725 self propelled side discharge, additional images

A comparison chart is also outlined below against 2 other similar models which shows you the differences between this model and others where the Engine displacement, Engine type and drive systems can be compared.  Click the image below if you wish to make any further comparisons

Snapper Lawn Mower review, 21 inch 725 self propelled side discharge, comparison chart

Frequently asked questions:

Q, How much oil do you add when delivered?
A, Add the full bottle of oil which comes with the delivery

Q, What are the wheel sizes?
A, The front is 8 inches and the back wheel is 11 inches

Q, How many levels can be adjusted?
A, 6 different levels can be used depending on your requirements

Q. Is this model front or rear wheel drive?
A, This model is front wheel drive

Q, Can the speed levels be changed?
A, Yes the level of speed can be adjusted for your own particular needs

Q, Can this self-propelled Mower be used as a push mower?
A, Yes, it can be pushed in addition to being self-propelled 


  • A number of compatible attachments are available such as the blade removal tool and walk behind blower
  • Higher spec Mower than the 550ex series
  • Powerful self-propelled mower which allows easy mowing
  • Can be easily converted when reversing or going around obstacles
  • Mow height levels = 6
  • Engine noise is quite tolerable and easy to mow up on hills or slopes
  • Easy to mow around obstacles as it can be changed to a push mower when needed
  • Converts easily bagging to mulch to side discharger
  • The warranty of 3 years gives additional security when you buy
  • Assembly time only is about 10 minutes
  • Oil is included when delivered
  • Variable speed levels can help get the job done faster
  • Delivery is fast and reliable and almost fully assembled when it arrives 



  • Routine maintenance is required to keep it in good working condition
  • Small level of assembly required upon arrival
  • Grass bagger sometimes did not fit tightly enough
  • Lighter than many other models which makes it less strong and less durable
  • Few complaints over the warranty being upheld but in most cases there were no issues.
  • Oil and fuel levels need to be checked often
  • Minor engine restarting issues

In addition, a number a similar models are also available to buy from Amazon that are outlined below who have prices that you may be interested in. If so, click on any Mower to read more at Amazon

Finally, I hope this review on the Snapper 21 inch Self Propelled 725exi Series Gas Lawn Mower has been helpful to you and feel free to let me know your own thoughts or experiences with this by leaving a comment below…

Feel free also to take a look at the lower priced Snapper Lawn Mower Review Model 550ex Gas Self Propelled Front Wheel Drive by clicking here

A compilation of various Snapper Reviews and videos can be viewed by clicking here.



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