JOHN DEERE Z540R Zero-Turn Mower


  • 8,000+m²
  • Forward speed: 14.5km/h
  • Seat back height: 50.8cm
  • Armrests
  • Speed and direction: Twin premium
  • Mower Deck: 48 High Capacity (122cm/48″)
  • CE-Nominal Power (tested in accordance to SAE J1349): 16.1kW (21.6hp) at 3,350rpm
  • Foot deck lift
  • Mulching: optional
  • 25-102mm cutting height, increments 6mm
  • Deck engagement: electric
  • Collection system: optional

Quicker All Round

With their outstanding agility and speeds of up to 14.5kph John Deeres ZTrak, zero-turn mowers help you get a great finish faster. There are two series with six models in total to choose from, including one that’s just right for your garden

Turn on the spot

The intuitive motion control levers make precision trimming easy, the key feature of a zero-turn mower. When it comes to manoeuvrability the ZTrakt runs rings around other mowers – Cobine that with exceptional trimmer performance and it is easy to see why so many professionals turn to ZTrak


The M and R models have a bigger engine that makes light work of tougher jobs

Take control

The modern dash layout tells you everything you need to know at a glance.

Step up to R-Series performance

R series models have a convenient foot deck lift that allows you to change the height of cut as you mow. The more you work, the more you will appreciate the comfort control levels and the premium high back seat.

Collection capacity

Easily convert your mower into a collection machine by adding an optional collection system.

Weight340 kg


BrandJohn Deere
Recommended mowing area, m²Up to 8,000
Engine typePetrol
Engine manufacturerBriggs & Stratton
CE-Nominal Power (in accordance with SAE J1349), kW(hp)16.1 (21.6) @ 3,350rpm
Displacement, cm³726
iTorque Power SystemNo
Fuel Capacity, ltr17
Transmission typeHydrostatic
Drive systemTwin Stick Speed & Direction Control Premium Levers, 2-Wheel Drive
Cruise ControlNo
Forward/Reverse, km/h14.5/7.2
Steering typeZero-Turn
Turning Radius, cmZero-Turn Radius
Uncut Circle Radius, cmZero-Turn Radius
Mower Deck Options(blank)
 42 Accel Deep (107cm/42″)
48 Accel Deep (122cm/48″)
48 Hich Capacity (122cm/48″)Yes
54 Accel Deep (137cm/54″)
Cutting Height, mm25-102, increments 6mm (0.25″)
Mower Deck Lift SystemManual – hand lever and foot lift
Mower Deck EngagementElectric
Collector capacity230
Seat typeStandard Back + Armrests
Seat back height50.8
Front Casters13 x 6.5-6
Rear tyres23 x 10.5-12
Height (including seat), mm1,171
Length, Overall, mm1,948
Width, mm – including Mower Deck1,585
Wheelbase, mm1,237
Weight, approx, kg336
Hand/Arm Vibration Measured per ISO 5395-1, m/s²<2.3 (No Deck), <3.0 (48HC Mower Deck), <3.2 (48HC Mower Deck with power flow)/0.5/3350
Whole Body Vibration Measured per ISO 5395-1, m/s²0.7 (No Deck), 0.6 (48A Mower Deck, 48 Mower Deck with power flow)/0.1/3350
Guaranteed sound power level per 2000/14/EC, dB(A)105
Average sound level at work station per ISO 5395-1, dB(A)97.3 (No Deck), 94.5 (48HC Mower Deck) 93.8 (48HC Mower Deck with power flow), 92.8 (42A Mower deck with power flow)/1/3350rpm