Exmark MGS481CKA36200

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Simple Drive Belt Maintenance

Drive belts can be changed quickly and easily – no tools required. Deck belts are also easily adjusted.

All-Around Performance

The Metro delivers excellent performance with speeds up to 6.2 mph and reverse assist. High-clearance, well-balanced decks also make curb climbing and trailering easy.

Commercial Grade Engine

Equipped with the FS481V Kawasaki® V-Twin engine.

Enhanced Control System

Our patented ECS puts the operator’s hands in a natural, neutral position to help reduce fatigue.


Drive Tires 13 x 6.5-6, 4-ply Turf Master®
Drive Wheel Release Gearbox in neutral allows unit movement without engine running.
Safety Package Operator Presence Controls (OPC). Operator must have transmission in neutral and blades disengaged to leave operator's position without stopping engine.
Casters .38" thick caster yoke arms
Steering Control Gear drive with Enhanced Control System (ECS), forward/reverse assist.
Front Caster Tires 9 x 3.5-4, smooth-tread, semi-pneumatic.
Parking Brake Standard; brake bands.
Electrical No battery, recoil start.
Cup Holder No
Power Components  
Speed 2.0 mph (3.2 kmph) to 6.2 mph (10 kmph) forward, reverse assist.
Engine Brand Kawasaki®
Engine Model FS481V
Engine Type Carbureted
Engine Series V-Twin
Engine Speed 3,600 rpm
Engine Displacement 603
Air Filter Standard Engine Manufacturer's air filter
Drive Belt-Drive
Drive Description Direct drive from transmission to double-belt wheel drives
PTO Engagement Lever-actuated blade engagement with blade brake.
Fuel Capacity 5-gallon (18.9-L) fuel tank.
Deck Lift Manual cutter housing and front caster spacer position adjustment.
Carb Compliant Yes
Fuel Type Gas Carbureted
Deck Style Description Fixed UltraCut Series 2, side discharge standard, with molded discharge chute and option to bag or mulch.
Deck Construction 10-gauge top that is formed and continuously seam welded, 7-gauge side skirt and 7-gauge welded spindle mounting locations for improved strength.
Deck Style Fixed Deck
Width / Cutting Deck 36"
Cutting Heights 1.0" (2.5 cm) to 4.25" (10.8 cm) in 0.25" (0.64 cm) increments.
Blades 2 Blades at 18.00" Length
Blade Tip Speed Approximately 18,500 fpm.
Blade Spindles No maintenance, sealed and non-greasable spindles; 5.40"-diameter cutter housing and 1.0" diameter spindle tube.
Width 47.0 in. (119.4 cm)
Length 78.0 in. (198.1 cm)
Height 43.0 in. (109.2 cm)
Curb Weight 456