2016 Simplicity Citation XT™ 23/52


Citation XT™ 23/52



You've Got the Challenge, Meet the Solution! You’ve got a big yard, big trees and a big job ahead of you….it’s time you had the mower that’s up to the task. Built with a powerful commercial-grade engine, comfortable suspension system and the choice of a 52-inch or 61-inch mower deck. The Citation XT™ makes short work of any big job.

Key Features
  • Kawasaki FS Series V-Twin Engine: Built with professional needs in mind the Kawasaki® FS Series engine has a big block for high pwer OHV Valve technology.
  • Suspension & Comfort: Simplicity offers comfortable commercial-style mowing with rear-wheel patented suspension system for increased mowing productivity and a comfortable high back seat, adjustable steering levers, convenient controls and padded footrests.
  • Control Panel: Every control is right at your fingertips, key choke, throttle, mower engagement, headlight switch, hour meter, cup holder, fuel gauge.
  • Fabricated Mower Deck: The rugged fabricated deck is made with 10-gauge steel, double top and reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners and a steel reinforced edge to ensure durability and a quality cut for years to come.
  • Transaxles: Designed for larger commercial application the Hydro-Gear® ZT-3400™ transaxles are capable of delivering up to 225 ft./lbs. of continuous torque delivering smooth, infinitely variable speed and bi-directional control in a durable integrated package.
  • Height-of-Cut: The easy to adjust, foot operated 14-position height-of-control can be moved in 1/4-inch increments and is clearly visible to the operator.
  • Pivoting Front Axle: A smooth ride and a smooth cut; the pivoting front axle not only has ride-dampening front shocks, but also supports the mower deck and allows the mower deck to follow ground contours.
  • Make: Kawasaki®
  • Model: FS Series V-Twin
  • Start Type: Key
  • Power Rating: 23 gross hp*
  • Cylinders: 2
  • Engine Displacement (cc): 726
  • Choke/Throttle: Separate Controls
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. Gallons): 5.5
  • Battery(cca): 350
  • Type: Hydro-Gear® ZT-3400™
  • Speed - Fwd: 0-10.0
  • Speed - Rev: 0-5.0
  • Brake: Internal
  • Frame: 1.5" x 2" Welded
  • Front Axle: Steel
  • Front Tires (inches): 13 x 5
  • Rear Tires (inches): 22 x 11
  • Seat: 18" High-Back w/Armrests
  • Suspension: Front & Rear
Mower Deck
  • Cutting Width (inches): 52
  • Mower Deck Type: Fabricated
  • Height-of-Cut (inches): 1.5-5
  • Height-of-Cut Positions: 14-Foot Assist
  • # of Blades: 3
  • Blade Engagement: Electric PTO Switch
  • Mower Deck Removal: Frame Mounted
  • Anti-Scalp Wheels: 2 Front/Roller Back
  • Spindle: Commercial-Grade
  • Steering: Twin Levers
  • Headlights: Optional
  • Fuel Level Indicator: Standard Gauge / Left Hand Console
  • Cup Holder: Standard
  • Rear Bumper: Standard
  • Roll Over Protection (ROPS): Folding
  • Assembled Length (inches): 81
  • Assembled Width (inches): 68
  • Assembled Height (inches): 68
Limited Warranty
  • Residential: 3-Years
  • Commercial: 2-Years
  • Fabricated Mower Deck: Lifetime
  • 52" & 61" Mulcher Kit: Our innovative mulching kit reduces grass clippings and returns them to your lawn.
  • Turbo-Pro™ Triple Grass Catcher: This system vacuums the lawn for grass clippings with a clean finish. The Turbo-Pro™ utilizes oversized drive and idler pulleys combined with a long drive belt for cool running and maximum belt life. Capacity: 10 bushels
  • Hitch Attachment Kit: Creates attachment method for dump cart, making landscape work easy!
  • Zero Turn Headlight Kit: Use the front headlight kit for better evening visibility while cutting the grass with your zero turn mower.
All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki.



Engine Manufacturer
Horse Power
23 hp
Engine Type
FS Series V-Twin


Hydro-Gear® ZT-3400™
Wheel Size
Front: 13 x 5; Rear: 22 x 11
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal.


Deck Size
52 in.
Discharge Type
Side; Optional: Mulch, Bag

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