2016 Simplicity Contender™ 25/61


Contender™ 25/61



The Simplicity Contender zero turn has commercial mower features to deliver an impressive cut.

Commercially-inspired features such as durable Hydro-Gear® Transaxles and a tough Briggs & Stratton® Engine prove the Contender™ Zero Turn Mower is a powerful performer. The outcome is a riveting performance for the mower’s operator and an impressively cut yard for all to see.

Key Features
  • Briggs & Stratton Engine: Designed to perform under harsh, demanding conditions. With its patented five-step integrated cyclonic air management system, the Commercial Series Engine provides ultimate dust and debris protection for extended engine life.
  • Heavy-Duty Mower Deck: Experience a great cut with the added durability of a welded mower deck made from rugged 10-gauge steel with reinforced top, side skirts, corners and a steel front edge. Includes a limited lifetime warranty.**
  • Height-Of-Cut: The mower deck lift system makes adjusting the fabricated steel mower deck a breeze. No wrestling with heavy levers, simply push the foot pedal and move the pin to the desired cutting height.
  • Control Panel: All of your controls are conveniently located at your fingertips, including: key switch, choke, throttle, electric PTO switch, cup holder and fuel gauge.
  • Hydro-Gear® Transaxles: Designed for larger commercial mowing jobs, the ZT-3100® Transaxles deliver continuous torque, smooth speed and bi-directional control.
  • Make: Briggs & Stratton
  • Model: Commercial Series V-Twin
  • Start Type: Key
  • Power Rating: 25 gross hp
  • Cylinders: 2
  • Engine Displacement (cc): 724
  • Choke/Throttle: Separate Choke & Throttle
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. Gallons): 5.5
  • Battery(cca): 300
  • Type: Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100®
  • Speed - Fwd: 0-8.0
  • Speed - Rev: 0-4.0
  • Brake: Separate Lever
  • Frame: 11-Gauge Steel
  • Front Axle: 1.5 in. x 2 in. Welded Steel
  • Front Tires (inches): 11 x 4 - 5
  • Rear Tires (inches): 20 x 10 - 8
  • Seat: 18 in. High-Back Mesh
Mower Deck
  • Cutting Width (inches): 61
  • Mower Deck Type: Fabricated
  • Height-of-Cut (inches): 2.0-4.5
  • Height-of-Cut Positions: 12-Foot Assist
  • # of Blades: 3
  • Blade Engagement: Electric PTO Switch
  • Mower Deck Removal: Frame Mounted
  • Anti-Scalp Wheels: 4 Front/Rear Roller
  • Spindle: Cast-Aluminum
  • Steering: Twin Levers
  • Headlights: Optional
  • Fuel Level Indicator: Standard Gauge / Left Hand Console
  • Cup Holder: Standard
  • Rear Bumper: Standard
  • Roll Over Protection (ROPS): Fixed
  • Assembled Length (inches): 78
  • Assembled Width (inches): 72
  • Assembled Height (inches): 66
Limited Warranty
  • Residential: 3-Years
  • Commercial: 90-Days
  • Fabricated Mower Deck: Lifetime
  • Mulcher Kit: Our innovative mulching kit reduces grass clippings and returns them to your lawn. Available for 52” and 61” mower decks. Shredder blades (sold separately) install to shred leaves with ease.
  • Triple Grass Catcher: Collect grass clippings into three easy-to-empty bags for a clean finish. Available for 52” and 61” mower deck size. Capacity: 10 bushels
  • 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 at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.



Engine Manufacturer
Briggs & Stratton
Horse Power
25 hp
Engine Type
Commercial Series V-Twin


Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100®
Wheel Size
Front: 11 x 4 - 5; Rear: 20 x 10 - 8
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal.


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

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