Webb Rear Roller Petrol Self Propelled Lawnmower Review 2024 – Comparisons


After reviewing the Webb Electric and Petrol lawnmowers, we also wanted to complete our Webb Rear Roller Self Propelled Petrol Lawn mower review to see if it was really worth the money and we will outline all the features, pros and cons that we came across during the course of our review.

We have also compared it to 2 other Rear Roller Petrol self-propelled Lawnmowers further down on this page namely Cobra and Hayter Harrier so at least you have more than just one option when it comes to making any final decision.

Read also: Webb Petrol Lawn mower review

Features & Costs

These types of lawnmowers do cost more than you average petrol lawnmower as they include multiple features all in the same lawnmower package so to speak. They have the rear rollers for the lawn stripes, they can mulch, they are self-propelled for mowing support and they have more powerful engines so the prices and costs will be somewhat higher.

In addition, the variable speed self-propelled rear roller petrol lawnmower prices are higher again so it will depend on how much you are prepared to spend at the end of the day for getting grass cut.

Webb Petrol Rear Roller Lawnmower Review

Webb 43cm Self Propelled Rear Roller Petrol Lawnmower WERR17SP

This petrol self-propelled rear roller WERR17SP lawnmower from Webb offers a mowing path width of 17 inches or 43cm and it includes a 4 stroke 140cc engine as well as a large collection bag with 60L storage capacity and 6 mowing heights that range from 2.3cm up to 7.7cm. It comes with a classic style rear roller built into the rear of the lawnmower and it weighs approx. 36kg but at least you have the self-propelled support to get you around the garden.

The rear rollers at the back will generate attractive eye catching lawn stripes and the Briggs & Stratton 500E series engine helps to reduce fuel consumption and deliver better fuel economy results as well as lower fumes, lower vibration and lower noise levels. It’s a 3 in 1 lawnmower in that you can mulch, use the rear discharge or collect and it comes backed with a reliable 2 year warranty from Webb.

Price Guide: £450 - £550

Read also: Webb Electric Lawnmower review

Pros for the Webb Rear Roller Petrol Lawnmower

  • The grass collection box is larger than expected and it fills up as expected without any clogging in the chute
  • As it is quite heavy, you have the self-propelled support to get you around the lawn easier and the ABS decking works well plus the foldable handles come in handy when storing over the winter months
  • The mow heights are adjusted using a single lever and the rear roller is split to help stripe quality and easier turning plus you have the option to mulch.
  • It will tick many people boxes who want several key features included in the design as it offers the rear roller, self-propelled support, a powerful engine and the mulching ability
  • The price level is quite good for what you are getting as some similar alternative brands will cost well over £600-700 from what we have seen

Cons for the Webb Rear Roller Petrol Lawnmower

  • The pace of the self-propelled can be difficult to navigate around trees, corners and flower beds so you need to develop a technique of disengaging the lever prior to entry of difficult areas.
  • The quality of the stripes is quite good but we have seen better stripes elsewhere from other brands.
  • Starting of the lawnmower worked quite well however needed several pulls on the cord on some occasions
  • There is no variable speed options like you can get with selected Hayter Harrier Autodrive lawnmowers and the engine power is 20cc less than the Hayter HA 375

Alternative Rear Roller Petrol Lawnmowers

To ensure you have alternative brands to compare and consider, please make sure to check out the lower priced Cobra and the higher priced Hayter Harrier options summarised briefly as follows below

1, Cobra 46cm Rear Roller Self Propelled Petrol Lawnmower RM46SPB


Lower priced alternative

Wider mowing path of 46cm or 18 inches

Self propelled support and rear roller included

Also with a Briggs & Stratton 500e Engine

For lawn sizes up to 600m2 area

Smaller grass collection bag 55L capacity

Also comes with a 2 year warranty

Price Guide: Less than £450

2, Hayter Harrier 41cm Autodrive VS Rear Roller Lawnmower HA 375


Higher priced more powerful 160cc alternative

Narrower mowing path of 41cm

New Vari Pitch cutting support included

Rear roller and self-propelled support

2 piece ribbed roller design & variable speeds

Allows a tighter cut as low as 1.3cm up to 6cm

More powerful B&S 625Exi Series engine

Price Guide: £750 - £850

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After completing this short Rear Roller Webb self-propelled petrol lawnmower review, we hope our work here has helped you out in some small way and perhaps given you a better idea on the different options available to you. To be fair, I cannot really fault the Webb Rear Roller Petrol lawnmower in any major way as it offers good value for the money in our opinion.

Yes, we would prefer the Hayter Harrier HA375 over the Webb WERR17SP but the Hayter Harrier HA375 is a good deal more expensive – approx. £250-300 which is quite significant. Overall, we have no hesitation in recommending the Webb Petrol Rear Roller self-propelled lawnmower to the wider public and further information and additional reviews can be double checked below

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