FW25 Walk Behind Mowers

COMPACT, SELF-PROPELLED MOWER FOR THE LANDSCAPE PROFESSIONAL

With a choice of 36" and 48" cutting widths, FW25 dual hydrostatic commercial walk behind mowers will readily fit most small sheds and trailers and deliver superior control for a wide area lawn mower, navigating over thick grass, surface imperfections and hills while staying in its cutting lane.

Ferris offers you the choice of two FS-series V-twin engines from Kawasaki, both of which deliver all-day reliability and power for your hardworking lawn team. Choose the 15 gross horsepower* model paired with a manual starter, or step up to the 18.5 gross horsepower* with electric start.

FW25 Walk Behind Mower Features:

  • Comfort of our all-new, CC Centralized Control handles with more natural, ergonomic positioning for comfort & hand protection.
  • Electric starter (18.5 gross hp* models only) with cruise control bar for desired ground speed.
  • Heavy-duty construction with two layers of steel running the entire width for added strength as well as lap-welded corners for dent resistance.
  • Big 20" tires for curbs and rough terrains, reducing deck bounce for consistent cut.
  • Commercial-grade transmission – the same muscle driving our heavier, commercial zero turn mower line
  • Adjusting cutting height from 1.5 to 4.5 inches.
  • Limited two-year, unlimited-hour warranty†.

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Cruise Control to Set Speed

Adjust the mower's speed without removing your hands from the control handles with the improved, ready-access cruise control bar. Simply press forward to increase speed and pull back a slow down. A convenient speed indicator is placed within easy view on the control panel.

Easier-To-Use Controls

New CC™ Centralized Control lawn mower handle design places the operator's hands in the ideal position to access all in-demand controls. Ergonomic operator presence, steering and reverse levers on both handles operate with a light touch to reduce operator fatigue. Easily adjust control tensions to fine tune for different operating conditions.

Keeps the Engine Running

Need to walk away from the mower to move an obstacle or debris? The new PTO switch allows the operator to stop the mower blades quickly and easily. While mowing, simply step on the centralized foot activated neutral pedals or pull back on the cruise control bar to place in neutral. Then, remove your hands from the controls. The blades will stop while the engine continues to run. Restarting the blades is just as easy. Place your left or right hand on the controls, pull up the PTO switch and set your speed with the cruise control bar.

Easy-Access Neutral Position

New dual access neutral pedals take the guesswork out of finding neutral, simplifying operation and saving time. The operator can use either foot to put the mower in neutral. The neutral position is clearly identified on the speed indicator on the dash.

Well Built, Well Protected

Thick, 1/4" steel guards protect the front deck mower's transmission when going over curbs or rolling on and off a trailer - the type of rough handling that occurs daily under commercial use and can render lesser mowers inoperable. The design also reduces build up of debris to improve air flow and allow for access to the filter for maintenance.

Improved Deck Mounting

We listened closely to our pro users when considering the enhancements on our redesigned mower deck. The new mounting system provides easier deck leveling, improved flexibility over terrain, easy-access grease points and more durable wear points for reduced maintenance. Ferris makes choosing mowers a no brainer.

Longer Belt Life

The parts that wear out the soonest don't have to go so soon. The Ferris-engineered deck drive belt system and larger pulleys provide gentler belt tension, which - combined with our unique debris shield - extends belt life and reduces wear on bearings.

Easy Reach Parking Brake

We located the parking brake handle conveniently in front of the control panel, providing instant access with minimal operator effort to reach and engage.

Solid Construction

All Ferris walk-behind mowers are ruggedly built nose to tail to withstand daily commercial-duty operation and transport. Robust 1/4" steel engine deck construction stands the test of time.

Easy to Secure

Dedicated tie-down points located in the front and the rear makes trailering this commercial lawn mower between jobs secure and easy.

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
† See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS541V
Engine Power Rating * 15 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 48
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 73
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 48.5 / 37
Dry Weight (lbs) 632
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconIPL/WDS - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki FS600V
Engine Power Rating * 15 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 52
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 76
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 65 / 52
Dry Weight (lbs) 671
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS600V
Engine Power Rating * 18.5 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 36
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 73
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 48.5 / 37
Dry Weight (lbs) 632
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS600V
Engine Power Rating * 18.5 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5 gallons
Cutting Width (in) 48
Cutting Height (in) 1.5" - 4.5"
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1"
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 71
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 61" / 49.5"
Dry Weight (lbs) 647
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
Warranty Commercial Product Info labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
Warranty Consumer Engine Info 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconIPL/WDS - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS600V
Engine Power Rating * 18.5 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 52
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 76
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 65 / 52
Dry Weight (lbs) 671
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS541V
Engine Power Rating * 15 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 36
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 75.5
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 48.5 / 37
Dry Weight (lbs) 632
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS541V
Engine Power Rating * 15 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 48
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 75.5
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 61 / 49.5
Dry Weight (lbs) 647
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconIPL/WDS - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS541V
Engine Power Rating * 15 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 52
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 80
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 65 / 52
Dry Weight (lbs) 671
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS600V
Engine Power Rating * 18.5 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 48
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 75.5
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 61 / 49.5
Dry Weight (lbs) 647
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconIPL/WDS - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS600V
Engine Power Rating * 18.5 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starting Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5
Cutting Width (in) 52
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction 10-gauge, fabricated, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" mounted cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1
Caster Tires (in) 9 x 3.5-4 Flat-Free
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 7-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-6
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-3
Overall Length (in) 80
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 65 / 52
Dry Weight (lbs) 671
Parking Brake/Safety Circuit Internal transaxle
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
Warranty (Balance of Machine) † 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.
†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

GRASS CATCHER

A lightweight durable fabric bag with hard plastic bottom attaches quickly. Capacity: 3.75 bushels. Fits: 48" and 52" models.

MULCH KIT

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

LAWN STRIPING KIT

Rubber flap system lays down clippings to create grass patterns across the landscape. Fits: 44" Model only.