Greenworks 25012

18-Inch 12 Amp Corded Electric 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.
4.6/5 from
 432 users
Greenworks 25012
We spent 10.5 hours reading reviews from customers and experts. In summary, here’s what users think:

12 reasons to buy

  • It’s very convenient to use due to being electric. No having to refuel gas, oil changes, or gaskets going bad.
  • Many owners were able to cut tall grass easily.
  • The metal build feels nice and sturdy to use.
  • It’s small and light, according to most reviewers.
  • It’s easy to assemble – just fold the handle up and secure a couple nuts and bolts and quick release levers.
  • The Greenworks 25012 has seven height settings to cut grass, making it flexible for all seasons.
  • At least three buyers were pleased with the power of the motor.
  • A good number of reviewers comment that this Greenworks lawn mower is super quiet.
  • Several reported that the mulching blade cuts very well.
  • The 4-year warranty is double the industry standard and the customer service has been reported to be great.
  • This is a perfect mower for small to medium city lots.
  • For such a popular lawnmower with superb performance, the price point is more than reasonable.

4 reasons not to buy

  • A couple people said the product stopped working after some usage, especially when running over tree roots.
  • An avid homeowner was displeased with how it was too heavy for his wife to use on side-hill lawn areas.
  • A grass catcher is not included so you can’t bag clippings.
  • Some reviewers say that the tightening screws that allow the handle to fold up and down often came loose with the vibration of the mower.

Bottom Line

The Greenworks 25012 is a simple and convenient lawn mower to use. Being electric saves a lot of time and headache that gas mowers have, such as needing to refuel. It has a strong and sturdy feel with metal casings on all the important parts. Despite not having a grass catcher, this mower is perfect for your average small to medium-sized lawn.


Additional information



Cutting Width

Max Cutting Height

Min Cutting Height

Mower Type


Power Source

Corded Electric


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4 Years

Additional Info

Steel Deck, Zero Carbon Footprint, 7-Position Cutting Height Adjustment


46 lbs

Video Reviews

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Tips for Greenworks 25012

  • The mower does not come with an extension cord so buy an orange extension cord to make it easier to see while mowing.
  • Use 303 Protectant all around it and Fluid Film spray¬†on the underside as well as any exposed metal to prevent corrosion and sticking.
  • To keep it in the best condition, clean the mower after each use.



Q: Does the Greenworks 25012 have a mulching blade?
A: Yes.

Q: Does it arrive assembled?
A: Pretty much – just fold up the handle and secure a couple nuts and bolts.

Q: Can you hang the mower on the wall?
A: Yes, it can fold down into a compact unit.

Q: What is the max cutting height?
A: 3 and 3/4 inches.

Q: What is the recommended gauge for the extension cord?
A: Any extension cord 12 to 16 gauge will do just fine. Here’s a good extension cord.

Q: Should I get a 2 or 3 prong extension cord?
A: Both 2 and 3 prong works.

Q: Is this good for lawns with lots of leaves on it?
A: Yes, it cuts through leaves well.

Q: Does the Greenworks 25012 have a grass bag?
A: No bagger is included. It can mulch or side discharge.

Q: Does the handle flip to the opposite side to allow mowing without turning the base?
A: No.

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