Troy Bilt 382cc

30-Inch Premium Neighborhood Riding 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.
4/5 from
 251 users
Troy Bilt 382cc
We spent 6.6 hours reading reviews from customers and experts. In summary, here’s what users think:

5 reasons to buy

  • A majority of users liked that the Troy Bilt 382cc was fast and easy to assemble for a riding mower.
  • A good number of owners commented that the mower is easy to steer and can get into tight places easily.
  • Various users were pleased that the mower can easily fit in a garage for storage because of its small size.
  • The mower is also noted to cut well and did not bog down even in high grass thanks to its powerful engine.
  • Some loved that the mower started easily and idled nicely.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some reviewers mentioned that the mower was difficult to shift into reverse.
  • At least one purchaser noted that while the mower did well on flat terrain, it was difficult to control on slopes.

Bottom Line

Based on the number of positive feedback it received, consumers liked the Troy Bilt 382cc. The mower cut and mulches very well and is easy to maneuver and use on generally flat terrain. Although it seems this model still has improvements to do with regard to navigating it in reverse and up slopes, the majority of users found that it got the job done and were satisfied with their purchase of the Troy Bilt 382cc.


Additional information


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2 Years


336 lbs

Additional Info

Auto Choke OHV Engine, Manual Power Take-Off, Fuel Sight Window, Comfortable Mid-Back Seat, Mulch & Bag Kit Sold Separately

Video Reviews

4/5 based on
251 reviews

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Tips for Troy Bilt 382cc

  • Before shifting the Troy Bilt 382cc in reverse, turn the key counterclockwise then press the reverse button.
  • When storing the mower, use non-ethanol fuel and fuel stabilizer to help protect its engine.
  • The mower has a lot of safety features, make sure to read the mower’s manual before using it for the first time.



Q: Can you use the Troy Bilt 382cc without its discharge chute?
A: Yes. Use the mulching plug to cover the opening to switch the mower to mulch.

Q: Does this mower come with a cover?
A: No. The cover is sold separately. You can purchase a heavy-duty waterproof cover here.

Q: Is the mower equipped with a hydrostatic transmission?
A: No. This model does not have a hydrostatic transmission.

Q: What is the mower’s wheel size?
A: The mower has 13” x 5” front tires while its rear tires are 16” x 6.5”.

Q: Can a bagger be attached to the mower?
A: Yes, you can. You can purchase a compatible bagger here.


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