Stihl’s First AP-Series Self-Propelled Mower Provides Convenience To Homeowners
Back in 2019, we reviewed Stihl’s RMA 510 push mower, which took second place in our Best Electric Lawn Mower list. Now, we’re looking at this mower’s direct descendant, which adds a self-propelled function into the mix. So, what does the Stihl RMA 510 V Self-Propelled Lawn Mower bring to the table for homeowners?
Stihl RMA 510 V Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Performance
- Model: Stihl RMA 510 V
- Deck width: 21 inches
- Cutting width: 20 inches
- Blade speed: 3200 RPM
- Mowing speeds between 0.6 MPH and 2.8 MPH
- Mows up to 2,583 square feet per charge with AP 300 battery
The Stihl RMA 510 V mower uses a brushless motor, coupled with a 21-inch deck and 20-inch cutting width, to power homeowners with small- to medium-sized yards. On a single charge, you can expect to mow up to 2,583 square feet using a 36V AP 300 battery.
This is Stihl’s first self-propelled electric model on the AP battery series. It features variable walking speeds ranging from 0.6 MPH to 2.8 MPH. At the top end, you can also expect blade speeds up to 3,200 RPM.
Stihl RMA 510 V Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Design
- Seven adjustable cutting heights
- Three handlebar positions
- 10-inch rear wheels
- 8-inch front wheels
- Weight: 63.9 pounds
- Steel mowing deck
- Grass bag capacity: 19.8 gallons
- Handle folds in for compact storage
This mower features cutting heights from 1 inch to 3.9 inches, with seven positions in between. You can also choose between three handlebar positions to increase your comfort while you mow.
The RMA 510 V has a steel mowing deck for durability but still keeps a lightweight design, at 63.9 pounds bare. To add to the ease of maneuverability, the 10-inch rear wheels and 8-inch front ball-bearing wheels allow you to mow over rough terrain.
When you’re done mowing, the mower’s handle folds in for compact or vertical storage.
Stihl RMA 510 V Lawn Mower Price
This mower retails for $499.99 bare and $729 as a kit, including an AP 300 battery and AL 300 charger. Stihl backs your purchase with a 3-year warranty.