Dewalt DCMW290H1

20-Inch 40V MAX 3-in-1 Cordless Brushless Lawn Mower

Final Score
Final Score
A score from 1 to 100 based on reviews all over the web combined with our team of experts.
3.6/5 from
 38 users
Dewalt DCMW290H1
We spent 8.7 hours reading reviews from customers and experts. In summary, here’s what users think:

9 reasons to buy

  • A large number of reviewers were happy that the Dewalt  DCMW290H1 runs smoothly and very quietly.
  • Experts loved that the DCMW290H1 cuts as well as a gas-powered mower.
  • The mowers batteries are compatible with other 40V Max Dewalt power tools.
  • A good number of users appreciated that the mower was easy to maneuver because of its lightweight design.
  • Some buyers remarked that the mower was easily assembled out of the box.
  • A few individuals found the mower’s controls large and easy use even while wearing gloves.
  • The mower is very easy to start.
  • A couple of users appreciated that the mower was easy to store and could be stored vertically.
  • One buyer commented that the DCMW290H1 like other Dewalt tools is well built and durable.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some reviewers noted that grass tended to form a ring around the blade underneath the deck when mulching causing the mower’s discharge to clog.
  • Several buyers mentioned that the grass bag has a design flaw which only allowed a third of the bag to fill before the discharge area clogs up.
  • A user complained that the battery run time decreased significantly after being stored over winter on recommended storage conditions.

Bottom Line

The Dewalt DCMW290H1 delivered what consumers would expect from a Dewalt crafted tool: powerful, durable and efficient. Users were impressed that the mower did perform as well as a gas powered mower. Despite the battery issues and occasional clumping during mulching experienced by some consumers, the DCMW290H1’s battery compatibility with other Dewalt 40v Max tools is a fantastic feature which sealed the deal for most.


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3 Years


77 lbs

Additional Info

Easy Transport And Storage, Low Noise, LED Dashboard

Video Reviews

3.6/5 based on
38 reviews



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Tips for Dewalt DCMW290H1

  • For large lawns and for buyers without any Dewalt 40V Max compatible tools yet, it is advisable to consider purchasing a Dewalt 40V Max battery backup for an uninterrupted mowing run time.
  • It is recommended not to mow the grass when wet to avoid clumping and conserve battery.
  • Clear lawn from any obstacles and rocks that may damage the mower’s blades.
  • To help prevent debris build-up, clumping and corrosion, it is advisable to use a Fluid Film spray beneath the mower’s deck.



Q: Is the Dewalt DCMW290H1 self-propelled?
A: No. The mower is not self-propelled but is lightweight and easy to push.

Q: Does the mower come with a charger?
A: Yes, a charger is included.

Q: What battery is included with the mower?
A: The mower includes a 6.0AH Dewalt 40V Max battery.

Q: Where can I purchase replacement blades?
A: You can purchase compatible replacement blades here.

Q: Can the mower be used on slopes?
A: The mower is lightweight enough to be used on slopes without self-propel.

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