Dixon DX272

The DX200 series from Dixon ZTR provides the performance and durability to meet the needs of today's lawn maintenance professionals. For maximum productivity, the computer aided cutting deck design offers premium cut quality and dispersal at high speeds up to 12 mph. Extensive use of heavy gauge steel, cast iron and oversized components combine to provide solid commercial construction for increased durability, even in the most demanding conditions.

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Cutting width: 
72 inch
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  • Zero-turn steering system

    Individual, hydraulic wheel-drive provides very precise maneuvering and allows the mower to rotate around its own axis. The result is increased productivity.

  • Kawasaki engine

    Kawasaki engines offer smooth, quiet, reliable power. Heavy-duty components offer long life and electric start is standard.

  • Air Filter

    Commercial grade, large capacity canister air filter improves airflow and extends engine life - easily maintained for increased hours between air filter changes.

  • Cast Iron Blade Hubs

    Oversized cast iron blade housings and ball bearing construction provide greater durability in the toughest conditions.

  • Caster Assemblies

    Rugged reinforced caster assemblies feature greasable bearings.

  • Control lever dampeners

    Control lever feature hydraulic dampeners for smooth finger-tip operation.

  • Control Panel

    Control panel is located on the fender for easy access.

  • Deck Lift System

    Convenient deck lift/height mechanism features spring assist for reduced effort when raising deck

  • Deluxe Seat

    Dixon's deluxe seat features heavy-duty foam cushions and a contoured back rest for the ultimate in operator comfort.

  • Easy Service Access

    The chassis design lends itself to simplified regular maintenance and servie with easy access oil drain, filters and electrical system.

  • Dual Fuel Tanks

    Dual fuel tanks with 11 gallon capacity feature tilted fill necks and oversized openings for easy fill ups.

  • Hands-free deck lift

    The robust, pedal-operated deck lift system allows quick, hands-free operation.

  • Performance tuned cutting deck

    7 gauge fabricated steel cutting deck is performance tuned to provide excellent cut quality and high speed performance. Double supported scalp rollers, cast iron spindles, and 1/4'' blades add to the rugged package.

  • High Performance Drive System

    The integrated ZT5400 drive system features 16cc pumps for increased torque, cooler operation and ground speeds up to 12mph.

  • Oversized Operator Area

    The wide foot area, oversized steering levers and extensive leg room offers superior comfort for any operator.

  • Removable Foot Pan

    Removable dimpled-steel foot pan for easy access to deck belt pulleys, spindles and clean-up.

  • Rear wheels

    Large rear tires and wide stance offer improved stability and ride quality.

  • ROPS

    Standard roll over proection system is foldable to 90 degrees to allow cutting under low hanging limbs or parking in shallow areas.

  • Rubber Discharge Shield

    Heavy duty rubber discharge shield allows close trimming withoutout damage to shield or objects like fences and trees.

  • Steering Levers

    Foam padded steering levers, with variable dampening are fully adjustable to suit the individual preference of any operator.

  • 13 Bushel Collection System

    Increase productivity and versatility with a 13 bushel triple bag collection system. Unique design removes or installs in a matter of minutes.



Engine manufacturer Kawasaki
Engine name FX Series
Engine type FX921V
Power 31 hp
Cylinder displacement 61 cu.inch
Cylinders 2
Engine cooling Air
Generator 15 A
Air Filter type Heavy-Duty Canister Style
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel tank volume 11 gal.
Fuel tank location Side (Dual)
Engine lubrication type Full pressure
Oil capacity 57.6 fl oz
Oil filter Yes

Drive System

Transmission type Hydrostatic
Transmission manufacturer Hydro-Gear
Transmission model ZT 5400
Pump displacement 16 cm³
Fan-cooled pumps Yes
Speed forward, min-max 0-12 mph
Speed reverse, min-max 0-6 mph

Cutting deck

Cutting width 72 inch
Cutting deck type Fabricated
Cutting methods Collect/Mulch/Side ejection
Cutting deck material Steel
Deck thickness 7 gauge
Cutting height, min-max 1 - 5 inch
Cutting height steps 17
Blade engagement Electric clutch
Clutch rating 250 ft.lb
Blades 3
Blade-tip speed 18500 fpm
Anti-scalp wheels 6
Deck lifting system Manual, foot activated
Powder-coated cutting deck Yes
Spindle/mandrel type Cast iron
Greasable mandrels Yes


Seat material Vinyl
Seat spring Yes
Seat back height High
Armrests Yes
Hour meter Digital
Cup holder Yes


Tire size, front 13x6.5-6"
Tire size, rear 24x12-12"
Wheelbase 57 "
Base machine, length 86 inch
Base machine, width (chute down) 86 inch
Base machine, width (chute up) 73.5 inch
Base machine, height (ROPS down) 47.5 inch
Base machine, height (ROPS up) 72 inch
Weight 1400 lbs


Productivity 7 acres/hr


Commercial Warranty 3 Year Limited - Limited Lifetime Frame, Spindle Housing, Leading Deck Edge


Battery Manager (Charger)

This trickle style battery charger maintains battery integrity during extended storage. Includes adapter plug for simplified attachment to the battery

Part Numbers

Article NumberArticle Description
96665150172" / 31 HP Kawasaki FX