IS® 2500Z Zero Turn Mower

The IS® 2500Z zero turn mower series continues to expand the Ferris zero turn lineup offering diesel power with features and benefits that no other commercial mower can. Featuring our iCD™ Cutting System in 61" cutting width, with our long-life greaseable cast-iron spindles, this zero turn mower is built to handle the rigors of professional landscaping jobs. There is not another product in its class that can match the value this zero turn offers, especially when paired with the benefits of Ferris' patented mower suspension system.

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IS® 2500Z Zero Turn Mowers

Product Literature
Series IS 2500Z
Model IS2500ZY24D61
Engine Yanmar™ diesel
Rating / Displacement 24 gross hp^ / 904cc 
Fuel Capacity  11 gal. 
Cut Width  61" iCD™
  • Yanmar™ Engine

    Efficient Yanmar™ 3-cylinder in-line diesel engine options.

  • Suspension system consists of rear coil-over-shocks (shown) and front independent adjustable coil-over-shocks.

  • Innovative iCD™ Cutting System was engineered to product the best possible cut in a multitude of conditions.

  • Ferris Cast Iron Spindles Feature
    Cast-Iron Spindles

    Features greaseable, 8" 6-bolt cast-iron spindles to maximize usable life.

  • Cut Height

    Foot-operated deck lift, with adjustable pedal, can change grass cut height in 1/4" increments from 1.75"- 5".

  • Accessibility

    Quick release latches allow for easy access to engine compartment.

  • Easy Access Mower Deck Panel

    Quick removal of the floor pan provides convenient access to the top of the deck for easy cleaning and service.

  • Engine Compartment

    Heavy-duty integrated rear bumper protects lawn mower engine compartment.

  • Smooth Controls

    Smooth, precision controls last longer as a result of pillow block bearings on control mounts.

  • Acres Per Hour

    Mows up to 5 acres per hour, based on 80% efficiency.

  • Miles Per Hour

    Up to 10 MPH ground speed, reverse 6 MPH.

^Power levels rated by engine manufacturer.

‡See your dealer for warranty details.

IS® 2500Z Zero Turn Mower

Engine Brand Yanmar™ diesel
Rating / Displacement 24 gross hp^ / 904cc
PTO Electric
Cylinders 3
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity 11 gal.
Cutting Width (in.) 61"
Cutting Height (in.) 1.75"- 5.0"
Spindles Cast-iron Greaseable
Deck Construction iCD™ Cutting System with professional lawn striper
Suspension Adjustable rear coil-over-shocks and front independent adjustable coil-over-shocks
Transmission Dual hydro pumps and wheel motors with 7” cooling fans
Drive Axles 1.25"
Caster Tires (in.) 13 x 6.5-6
Drive Tires (in.) 23 x 11-10
Speeds-fwd. (mph) 0-10
Speeds-rev. (mph) 0-6
Overall Length 81"
Overall Width (in.) deflector down / deflector up (model) 77" / 63.5"
Dry Weight (lbs.) 1582
Seat Package Premium adjustable seat
Certified Roll-over Protection System Standard, 120° foldable
Instrumentation Fuel level gauge in each tank, Visual water temperature gauge, Hour meter
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine ill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit.
Parking Brake / Safety Circuit Drum
Engine 2-Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
Balance of Machine 4-Year Limited Warranty (48 months) or 500 hours, whichever occurs first. Unlimited hours during the first 2 years (24 months). Coil-over-shocks and all suspension related components are covered for 4 years (48 months) unlimited hours. Belts, Tires, Brake Pads, Battery, Blades: 90 days See Dealer for Warranty Details.
^Power levels rated by engine manufacturer.

‡See your dealer for warranty details.

IS® 2500Z Zero Turn Mower
TURBO-Pro™ Max or FAST-Vac®Triple Bag Soft Top Collection System

Triple Bag Soft Top is simple to install. Each heavyduty mesh bag has a rugged polyethylene underside with integrated handle to assist with removal. Capacity: 13 cubic feet

TURBO-Pro™ Max or FAST-Vac®Triple Bag Hard Top Collection System

Triple Bag Hard Top features and innovative molded hard top design that allows for increased capacity. Simple to install. Each heavy-duty mesh bag has an integrated handle to assist with removal. Capacity: 15 cubic feet. Fits 61" models.

TURBO-Pro™ Max or FAST-Vac® Electric DFS Collection System

The Electric DFS increases productivity by giving the operator the ability to release clippings from their seat with the use of a toggle switch. Capacity: 13 cubic feet. Fits 61" models only.

Mulch Kit

Select kits include dedicated mulching blades, baffels, hardware and instruction sheet.


Will accept a 1/2” shank ball and comes complete with hardware.


Select models are pre-wired for simple installation.


Suspension seat for optimal comfort.


Add this to the premium adjustable seat for increased comfort.

Flat-Free Caster Tires

Run all day with no flats, eliminates down time.