Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro Series

LT 46-Inch 22-HP V-Twin KOHLER Hydrostatic Gas Front-Engine Riding Mower

Final Score
Final Score
A score from 1 to 100 based on reviews all over the web combined with our team of experts.
2.4/5 from
 5 users
Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro Series
We spent 6.5 hours reading reviews from customers and experts. In summary, here’s what users think:

4 reasons to buy

  • Most purchasers liked the Cub Cadet XT1’s cutting power. It can cut thick grass with ease.
  • Numerous consumers complimented the mower for doing very well on hilly and rough terrain.
  • Some first time riding mower owners commented that it was easy to operate.
  • A few individuals liked that the XT1 was fuel-efficient, allowing them to drive longer than expected.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A handful of owners noted that the power take-off makes a loud noise when engaged.
  • Some people were disappointed that they always needed to use choke when starting the mower.
  • Some reviewers noted that removing the deck was difficult because of the mower’s manual power take-off.

Bottom Line

The Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro Series exceeded expectations of owners looking for a powerful mower capable of working on rough terrain and hilly lawns. Even though its power take-off had design opportunities for some users, it is a solid choice for consumers looking for a mower with muscle capable of traversing rough ground and steep slopes.


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600 lbs

Additional Info

Mulch & Bag Kit Sold Separately, SmartJet™ High-Pressure Deck Washing System, LED High Illumination Headlights, Digitial Hour Meter/Service Minder, Cub Comfort™ High Back Seat, RevTEK™ Reverse Mowing Technology

Video Reviews

2.4/5 based on
5 reviews

The Hands On Channel

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Tips for Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro Series



Q: Can this mower cut grass 2 feet tall?
A: It is not advisable to attempt to mow grass over 10” tall. If necessary though, raise the deck and make multiple passes.

Q: Is the mulching kit included?
A: No. The mulching kit is sold separately. You can purchase the mulching kit here.

Q: Does the Cub Cadet XT1 have a push-button or key start?
A: This model has a key start.

Q: Can this lawn tractor mow in reverse?
A: Yes. The Cub Cadet XT1 can mow in reverse.

Q: Does the mower use a fuel injection or carburetor?
A: The mower’s engine has a carburetor.

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