F160Z Series Zero Turn Lawn Mower

AN AFFORDABLE ZERO TURN WITH COMPACT POWER

Looking for a commercial lawn mower that’s big on performance but light on price? The Ferris F160Z is a hardworking, non-suspension, compact zero turn mower with the perfect lawn cut.

Powerful fuel efficient Briggs & Stratton Vanguard 810cc EFI engine or a Kawasaki® FX730V engine options for big, dependable performance with 3-year limited manufacturer’s warranty†.

F160Z ZTR Features:

  • Integrated transmission, the commercial-grade Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ transaxles with dual cooling fans deliver unmatched power, durability and reliability.
  • State-of-the-art iCD™ Cutting System with professional striping kit, available in 48″and 52″ cutting widths, allowing for better airflow, discharge and superior cut quality, event at 10mph.
  • Comfortable suspension seat in premium mid-back design with adjustable cushioned armrests.
  • Foot-operated deck for easy cut height adjustments in 1.5″ to 5″ in .25″ increments.
  • 24″ drive tires for enhanced traction, flat-free front caster tires, 11-gallon dual fuel tanks, and the 52″ mower deck model features our cast iron, greaseable spindles for lasting performance.
  • Convenient lawn mower maintenance options.
  • Commercial lawn mower attachments like an array of collection systems, a mulch kit, a trailer hitch kit, and a commercial-grade ROPS mounted LED light kit.

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Product Details

Powerful Engine

Vanguard™ 810 EFI Engines deliver more grass cutting capability than the leading EFI engine. Up to 25% fuel savings! (Note: Fuel savings may vary based on cutting conditions and other factors)

iCD™ Cutting System

The iCD™ Cutting System was engineered to produce the best possible cut in a multitude of conditions.

Accessibility

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

Commercial Transmission

Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400 Transaxles deliver power and durability.

Foot-Operated Deck Lift

Foot-operated deck lift, with adjustable pedal, can change cut height in 1/4" increments from 1.5"- 5".

Premium Seat

Suspension seat with reclining back and lumbar support for optimal comfort.

Traction

Large 24" drive tires allow for greater traction, smoother ride and improved curb climbing performance.

Ride-On Mower Warranties

4-Year limited warranty (48 months) or 500 hours, whichever occurs first. Unlimited hours during the first 2 years (24 months). Belts, tires, brake pads, battery, blades: 90 days.

Cast-Iron Spindles

Longer usable life, 1" shaft with top access grease fitting for greaseable dual ball bearings, six-bolt 8" flange design adds strength and greater dispersal of energy to deck assembly. (52" Model)

†See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Vanguard™ 810
Engine Power Rating * 26 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 810
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 11
Cutting Width (in) 48
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction iCD™ Cutting System with professional lawn striper
Suspension N/A
Transmission Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ Transaxles with 8.3" cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1.375
Caster Tires (in) 13 x 6.5-6 Flat-free
Drive Tires (in) 24 x 9.5-12
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-10
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-5
Overall Length (in) 78
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 61.5 / 51
Dry Weight (lbs) 997
Seat Package Premium mid-back adjustable supension seat with arm rests
Instrumentation Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit
Parking Brake / Safety Circuit Internal transaxles
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
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.
Hourmeter Location Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
Width in incl discharge 61.5"
Rollover Protection System ROPS Standard, 180° foldable
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
* 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 Vanguard™ 810 EFI
Engine Power Rating * 28 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 810
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 11
Cutting Width (in) 52
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 5
Spindles Cast-Iron
Deck Construction iCD™ Cutting System with professional lawn striper
Suspension N/A
Transmission Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ Transaxles with 8.3" cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1.375
Caster Tires (in) 13 x 6.5-6 Flat-free
Drive Tires (in) 24 x 9.5-12
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-10
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-5
Overall Length (in) 78
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 67 / 54
Dry Weight (lbs) 1111
Seat Package Premium mid-back adjustable supension seat with arm rests
Instrumentation Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit
Parking Brake / Safety Circuit Internal transaxles
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
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.
Hourmeter Location Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
Width in incl discharge 67"
Rollover Protection System ROPS Standard, 180° foldable
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
* 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® FX730V
Engine Power Rating * 23.5 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 726
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 11
Cutting Width (in) 48
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction iCD™ Cutting System with professional lawn striper
Suspension N/A
Transmission Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ Transaxles with 8.3" cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1.375
Caster Tires (in) 13 x 6.5-6 Flat-free
Drive Tires (in) 24 x 9.5-12
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-10
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-5
Overall Length (in) 78
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 61.5 / 51
Dry Weight (lbs) 997
Seat Package Premium mid-back adjustable supension seat with arm rests
Instrumentation Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit
Parking Brake / Safety Circuit Internal transaxles
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
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.
Hourmeter Location Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
Width in incl discharge 61.5"
Rollover Protection System ROPS Standard, 180° foldable
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
* 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® FX730V
Engine Power Rating * 23.5 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 726
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 11
Cutting Width (in) 52
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 5
Spindles Cast-Iron
Deck Construction iCD™ Cutting System with professional lawn striper
Suspension N/A
Transmission Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ Transaxles with 8.3" cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1.375
Caster Tires (in) 13 x 6.5-6 Flat-free
Drive Tires (in) 24 x 9.5-12
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-10
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-5
Overall Length (in) 78
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 67 / 54
Dry Weight (lbs) 1111
Seat Package Premium mid-back adjustable supension seat with arm rests
Instrumentation Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit
Parking Brake / Safety Circuit Internal transaxles
Warranty (Engine) † 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
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.
Hourmeter Location Fuel level gauge in each tank, hour meter
Width in incl discharge 67"
Rollover Protection System ROPS Standard, 180° foldable
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconIPL/WDS - English

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
* 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.

MULCH KIT

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

TRAILER HITCH KIT

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

LED LIGHT KIT

Energy efficient heavy-duty ROPS mounted LED light kit with simple instructions.

TURBO-PRO™ MAX OR FAST-VAC® TRIPLE BAG SOFT TOP

Simple to install. Each heavy-duty mesh bag has a rugged polyethylene underside with integrated handle to assist with removal. (52” Deck Only) Capacity: 13 cubic feet

TURBO-PRO™ MAX OR FAST-VAC® TRIPLE BAG HARD TOP

Innovative molded hard top design allows for increased capacity. Simple to install. Each heavy-duty mesh bag has an integrated handle and tapered bag to assist with removal. Capacity: 15 cubic feet (52” Deck Only)

TURBO-PRO™ MAX OR FAST-VAC® EZ DUMP™

Simply squeeze the handle and pull up to release the hopper right from your seat. The hopper is specially lined to ensure that all material is dumped. (52” Deck Only) Capacity: 12 cubic feet

TURBO-PRO™ DOUBLE BAG SOFT TOP

The double bag collection system is simple to install. Each heavy-duty mesh bag has a rugged polyethylene underside with integrated handle to assist with removal. (48” or 52” Deck) Capacity: 9 cubic feet

TURBO-PRO™ DOUBLE BAG HARD TOP

Innovative molded hard top design allows for increased capacity. Simple to install. Each heavy-duty mesh bag with rugged polyethylene bottom has an integrated handle and tapered bag to assist with removal. (48” or 52" Deck)

TURBO-PRO™ MAX OR FAST-VAC® ELECTRIC DFS

Simply flip the switch on the control panel to release the hopper right from your seat. (52” Deck Only) Capacity: 13 cubic feet