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Mountfield SP53 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower 53cm/21"

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Mountfield SP53 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower

The SP53 upgraded for 2021 is a fantastic self-propelled, petrol-driven mower possessing all the features you need in a no-nonsense, hardworking, durable mower. Ideal for lawns where power, reliability and dependability are key.

  • Mulch plug included
  • Self propelled - no need to push
  • Powerful ST170 166cc OHV engine
  • Large 51cm cutting width ideal for larger lawns
  • High wheeler - Great for uneven surfaces
  • 60 litre grass bag

Main Features

This Mountfield SP53 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower features in the Mountfield Classic lawn collection. Not just a pretty face, this self propelled lawn mower from Mountfield is a remarkably versatile and reliable self propelled machine that offers you state of the art features at a price that won't break the bank.

This self propelled lawn mower gets it power from the petrol driven Stiga ST170 166cc engine. Highly efficient on fuel usage and built to be extremely low maintenance you can be assured of headache free operation. The classic good looks of this machine are only surpassed by its powerful capabilities and Mountfield's attention to detail. Every single feature has an important well thought out purpose to ensure the user of maximum comfort and outstanding results.

Self propelled mowers typically save you a lot of effort when mowing the lawn. Ideal in larger spaces and absolutely vital if you have bumpy ground or a sloping garden. Simply pull the drive lever and away you go, when it's time to stop simply release the lever.

Remarkably easy to start thanks to the auto choke system, the Mountfield SP53 is uncomplicated to operate and a joy to own. Featuring the standard recoil system which has been designed by Mountfield to be reliable straightforward, albeit a pretty standard feature of a petrol driven machine. This Mountfield SP53 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower also features comfortable fold down handles for convenient storage.

We refer to this model as a “high wheeler” as it features rugged 280mm diameter rear wheels which don't just look the part - they also ensure a nice smooth finish, even in bumpy conditions. They also offer increased stability to the machine as you mow, ensuring you can cut in nice straight lines if you want to, and adding balance when you need to get up close to flower borders and edges. The hammered grey steel cutter is built to last - and it adds to the robust looks. The anti-scalp plates are a welcome addition to ensure a great finish, even when cutting at the lowest cutting height.

The 51cm cutting deck has six preset cutting height positions that range from 25mm to 80mm, designed to ensure this Mountfield SP53 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower is extremely useful and versatile when working with many different conditions and lengths of lawn. Simple to switch between heights using a single lever - you can stop and change it and be on your way in no time at all. This lawn mower is aimed at medium to larger sized lawns.

If conditions allow it the mulching feature allows finely cut grass to be returned to the lawn where it will act as a rich fertilizer - encouraging green and healthy growth. Mulching not only saves time but money as well, no need for additional lawn fertilizer. The mulching plug is easy to attach and is included as standard on this machine. If you choose to collect the 60 litre collecting bag is easy to empty and its generous size ensures you won't need too many trips to the compost heap.

Mountfield offer you a 2 year warranty which gives you peace of mind.

Features & Benefits


Mulch Plug Included
Recycle the grass clippings back into your lawn returning valuable nutrients to the soil - this can save you time, money and effort in the long run.


The engine on this self propelled lawnmower, provides drive to the rear roller, as well as the cutting blade, so you don't have to push the mower, making it easy to use, especially on sloping ground

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Mountfield SP53 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower 53cm/21"

Mountfield SP53 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower 53cm/21"

Power SourcePetrol
Power DetailsStiga ST170 OHV 4-stroke petrol engine, 166cc, 2.60 kW @ 2900 rpm
Engine makeStiga
TransmissionSingle Speed
Starting MethodRecoil
Cutter DeckSteel
Cutting Width51 cm
Cutting Heights25-80mm
Number Cutting Heights6
CollectorCanvas (with hard top) 60 litres
Noise Value - Sound Power Level dB(A)98
Warranty2 Years (Terms & Conditions Apply)
Other FeaturesMulching plug, anti scalp plate, bag full indicator - all included

The Mountfield Story 

Mountfield began manufacturing rotary lawnmowers at a premises in Maidenhead in 1962. The modern mowers today bear little resemblance but do still represent the same quality and value for money that the original mowers were built to.

Our lawnmowers have become part of family life for many of our customers, who have used our mowers for generations. They love our trademark reliability, performance and friendly customer service.



Your lawn is an extension of your home and the way you use it reflects the way you live. It could be a place for a bite to eat, relaxing with friends or family, your own mini Wembley or even your office space. Whatever your lifestyle, and however you use your lawn, you can rely on Mountfield lawn mower to create the lawn for you!


Mountfield have been one of the UK's best selling lawn mower brands since the 1960s. They’ve built a reputation for quality and reliability through their wide range of products. Mountfield first began manufacturing rotary lawn mowers in 1962 at their premises in Maidenhead, Berkshire. Despite the fact that today’s machines have very little resemblance to their ancestors, Mountfield garden machinery has always been made with high quality and good value for money in mind.

Mountfield aim to make gardening as pleasurable an experience as possible, and manufacture their products accordingly. Over the years they have continually developed their products to ensure they are both meeting and out-performing consumer expectations. Today they don’t just specialise in manufacturing of lawn mowers. They have a whole range of products to ensure that many gardening needs are met efficiently, from ride on mowers, to multi-tools and garden shredders.

Mountfield's lawn mower range is extensive. With hand pushed models, self propelled models, petrol, electric and cordless, there is something for just about everyone.

They produce 2 types of ride on mower; Lawn riders which are small enough to fit through a garden gate and a perfect choice for small to medium sized lawns and garden tractors for larger lawns. Mountfield’s hand-held range of garden machinery includes grass trimmers and brush cutters, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, and chainsaws. They are all designed to be lightweight and easy to use. They are suitable for both domestic and professional users.

Mountfield have recently released their Freedom 48 range of cordless garden machinery. Once you have purchased a battery and a charger, you can use them for any of the product in the range as they all use the same battery.

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