IS® 600Z Zero Turn Mowers

THE BEST ZERO TURN MOWER FOR PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPER'S ON A BUDGET

If you are looking for the best value in compact zero-turn mower, look no further than the Ferris IS® 600Z. Featuring our patented suspension technology, heavy-duty Hydro-Gear® Drive System and speeds up to 10 mph, this mower will give you all you're looking for and more. The IS® 600Z is capable of tackling tight places, providing maximum maneuverability and productivity.

For engines, choose between a Briggs & Stratton® Commercial Series engine, or the Kawasaki® FS600V engine. You can pair either great choice with a 44” or 48” mower deck.

The IS® 600Z Features:

  • iCD™ Cutting System (available on the 48" model) delivers maximum cutting performance and enhanced discharge through the generous deck opening.
  • NEW! Comfortable thicker 1” tubular steering control levers.
  • Fabricated 10-gauge steel with double top deck, overlap welded corners and double reinforced side skirts, steel reinforced leading edge on 44” model.
  • Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3400® Transaxles feature 7” cooling fans that assist with repelling debris.
  • Patented suspension system consists of rear coil-over-chocks and pivoting front axle with coil-over-shocks.
  • Ergonomic control panel features cup holder and fuel gauge for operator convenience
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Product Details

Debris Management

Briggs & Stratton® Commercial Series engines are built with the ultimate in dust and particle filtration, an advanced debris management system and beefed-up cylinder block structure.

Operator Convenience

Ergonomic riding mower control panel features cup-holder and fuel gauge.

Patented Suspension

Suspension system consists of rear coil-over-shocks (shown) and pivoting front axle with shocks.

Ride-On Mower Warranties†

Coil-over-shocks and all suspension-related components are covered for 4 years (48 months) unlimited hours. We are committed to providing performance, productivity and durability.

Exceptional Performance

Patent-pending steering system delivers exceptionally smooth performance.

Integrated Transmissions

Commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3400® transaxles are designed for high performance and are fully serviceable.

Easy Access

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

Protection

Heavy-duty bumper protects the engine while also allowing for easy service access.

Smooth Controls

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

Mower Spindles

Cast-aluminum greaseable spindles feature 1” shaft with 2.5” x 1” dual ball bearings with top access grease fittings and pressure relief valve.

Cut Height

Foot-operated deck lift, with adjustable pedal, can change cut height in 1/4" increments from 1.5"- 4.5".

Acres Per Hour

Mows up to 4 acres per hour, based on 80% efficiency.

Miles Per Hour

Ground speed is up to 10 mph (48") and 8 mph (44"), reverse 4 mph.

Engine Brand Kawasaki® FS600V
Engine Power Rating * 18.5 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 603
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5.5
Cutting Width (in) 44
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction Fabricated 10-gauge
Suspension Adjustable rear coil-over-shocks with pivoting front axle with shocks
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear ZT-3400® Transaxles with 7" cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1.125
Caster Tires (in) 11 x 4-5
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 8-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-8
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-4
Overall Length (in) 80
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 59 / 47
Dry Weight (lbs) 922
Seat Package Contour seat
Instrumentation Fuel gauge, hour meter
Certified Roll-over Protection System Standard, rigid
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit/adjustable twin steering controls
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.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconIllustrated Parts List - English
Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - Spanish
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconSetup Guide - Spanish
Download IconSetup Guide - Portuguese-Brazilian
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish

* 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
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5.5
Cutting Width (in) 48
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction iCD™ Cutting System with professional lawn striper
Suspension Adjustable rear coil-over-shocks with pivoting front axle with shocks
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear ZT-3400® Transaxles with 7" cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1.125
Caster Tires (in) 11 x 4-5
Drive Tires (in) 22 x 11-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-10
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-5
Overall Length (in) 80
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 63 / 51
Dry Weight (lbs) 954
Seat Package Contour seat
Instrumentation Fuel gauge, hour meter
Certified Roll-over Protection System Standard, rigid
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit/adjustable twin steering controls
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.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconIllustrated Parts List - English
Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconInstruction Sheet - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - Spanish
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconSetup Guide - Spanish
Download IconSetup Guide - Portuguese-Brazilian
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish

* 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 Briggs & Stratton® Commercial Series
Engine Power Rating * 25 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 724
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5.5
Cutting Width (in) 44
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 4.5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction Fabricated 10-gauge
Suspension Adjustable rear coil-over-shocks with pivoting front axle with shocks
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear ZT-3400® Transaxles with 7" cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1.125
Caster Tires (in) 11 x 4-5
Drive Tires (in) 20 x 8-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-8
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-4
Overall Length (in) 80
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 59 / 47
Dry Weight (lbs) 922
Seat Package Contour seat
Instrumentation Fuel gauge, hour meter
Certified Roll-over Protection System Standard, rigid
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit/adjustable twin steering controls
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.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconIllustrated Parts List - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - Spanish
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconSetup Guide - Spanish
Download IconSetup Guide - Portuguese-Brazilian
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
† See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton® Commercial Series
Engine Power Rating * 25 gross hp
Displacement (cc) 724
PTO Electric
Cylinders 2
Starter Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 5.5
Cutting Width (in) 48
Cutting Height (in) 1.5 - 5
Spindles Aluminum
Deck Construction iCD™ Cutting System with professional lawn striper
Suspension Adjustable rear coil-over-shocks with pivoting front axle with shocks
Transmission Dual, commercial Hydro-Gear ZT-3400® Transaxles with 7" cooling fans
Drive Axles (in) 1.125
Caster Tires (in) 11 x 4-5
Drive Tires (in) 22 x 11-10
Ground Speed-Fwd (mph) 0-10
Ground Speed-Rev (mph) 0-5
Overall Length (in) 80
Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up 63 / 51
Dry Weight (lbs) 954
Seat Package Contour seat
Instrumentation Fuel gauge, hour meter
Certified Roll-over Protection System Standard, rigid
Controls / Safety Group Seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch, neutral and parking brake safety circuit/adjustable twin steering controls
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.
OPERATOR'S MANUALS Download IconWiring Diagram Schematic - English
Download IconIllustrated Parts List - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - Spanish
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconSetup Guide - Spanish
Download IconSetup Guide - Portuguese-Brazilian
Download IconSetup Guide - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - English
Download IconOperator's Manual - USASpanish

* All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
† See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.

TURBO-PRO™ DOUBLE BAG SOFT TOP COLLECTION SYSTEM

The double bag collection system is simple to install. Each heavyduty mesh bag has a rugged polyethylene underside with integrated handle to assist with removal. Capacity: 9 cubic feet.

TURBO-PRO™ DOUBLE BAG HARD TOP COLLECTION SYSTEM

Innovative molded hard top design allows for increased capacity. Simple to install. Each heavy-duty mesh bag has an integrated handle to assist with removal. Capacity: 10 cubic feet.

MULCH KIT

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

TRAILER HITCH KIT

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

LIGHT KIT

Select models are pre-wired for simple installation.

ARM REST

Add these foldable arm rests for increased riding comfort on IS® 600Z.

LAWN STRIPING KIT

Rubber flap system lays down clippings to create grass patterns across the landscape. 

FOLDING ROPS

180° fold over ROPS (roll over protection structure) with retractable seat belt.

FLAT-FREE CASTER TIRES

Run all day with no flats, eliminates down time. Standard on select models.