Lawn Boy 17732

21-Inch 6.5 Gross Torque Kohler XTX OHV, 3-in-1 Discharge Rear Wheel Drive Self Propelled 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.
3.8/5 from
 683 users
Lawn Boy 17732
We spent 7.1 hours reading reviews from customers and experts. In summary, here’s what users think:

5 reasons to buy

  • Various users were pleased that the Lawn Boy 17732 is easy to start and starts on the first pull.
  • The mower isn’t too heavy for a gas-powered mower and is easy to maneuver.
  • Numerous owners liked that the mower mulched and cut very well.
  • One buyer mentioned that the mower was economical on gas.
  • Consumers appreciated its rear-wheel-drive system which made it easy to use on rough terrain and hills.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A handful noted that the wheel height adjustment was poorly designed and made of plastic that breaks easily.
  • A couple of owners complained that the bag was not designed well and had a small separation from the mower when it begins to fill causing dust and clippings to escape from the top gap.
  • At least one purchaser noted that the mower is hard to pull back even when disengaging the drive system.

Bottom Line

The Lawn-Boy 17732 delivered what consumers would expect from a mower with Lawn Boy mower housing a 149cc Kohler engine in terms of cutting and mulching quality. Many consumers found the powerful engine very reliable and easy to start. However, the mower’s negative feedback came mostly from its plastic build and design. Consumers were often left with broken height adjustments and misaligned bags especially when the bag is full. Exercise caution when transporting or using the mower on rough terrain.


Additional information


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Max Cutting Height

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Mower Type

Self Propelled

Power Source



2 Years


66 lbs

Additional Info

CARB Compliant, Tri-Cut System, Larger Bag Capacity

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Tips for Lawn-Boy 17732

  • To keep the metal deck free from corrosion and debris, use a Fluid Film spray on the deck’s underside.
  • It is best to clean the mower after use to keep in the best condition.
  • It is recommended to read the manual before assembly to ensure parts are correctly assembled.



Q: Is the mower shipped with oil?
A: Yes, a bottle of oil is included.

Q: What type of fuel is recommended for the mower?
A: It is recommended to use unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87 or higher and no more than 10% ethanol for the best results.

Q: Is the engine 4 stroke or 2 stroke?
A: The mower has a 4 stroke engine.

Q: What is the mower’s maximum cutting height?
A: The mower has a maximum cutting height of 3 ¾ inches and a minimum cutting height of 1 ¼ inch.

Q: Does the mower have a bail drive system or a lever-operated drive?
A: The Lawn Boy 17732 has a bail drive system.

Q: Can I leave the mower outside under the rain?
A: It is recommended to cover the mower with a tarp if left outside. Be careful that water does reach the blades to avoid corrosion.

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