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Wide-Area Mowers



If you’ve got large areas to mow and hills to climb, then the 1600 Series II Turbo Wide-Area Mower has what it takes, to get the job done. Featuring a powerful, turbocharged, liquid-cooled diesel engine with on-demand or full-time mechanical rear wheel drive, the 1600 Series II Turbo has sweeping deck coverage and is the perfect combination between durability, reliability, productivity and operator comfort.


Key Features

Find more information on the key features of the product below.


Powered by liquid-cooled, 3-cylinder engines with high torque reserves.


The 1600 Series II Wide Area Mower is powered by a liquid-cooled, turbocharged, 4-cylinder, 57.3 (gross)Yanmar® diesel engine.


Transmission Transmission

Reliable operation and maximum productivity is guaranteed with the 1600 Series II Wide Area Mower hydrostatic transmission.


Air Intake System Air Intake System

An innovative, exclusive air-intake system draws clean air from the top of the machine instead of the rear, helping to keep the radiator clear and the engine from overheating.


Ease of Use

Ergonomic adjustable features make these mowers you can take comfort in.

Fits any size operatorFits any size operator

The steering console gives the operator a clear view of controls and indicators. Steering column adjusts to comfort preference and works in conjunction with the seat to accommodate all operators, regardless of size.


Ergonomic Controls Ergonomic Controls
The controls on the 1600 Series II Wide Area Mower are conveniently grouped on the right-hand side of the machine and are effortless to operate. This includes:
  • Deck lift / lower
  • Throttle
  • PTO (Power Take-off) switch
  • Speed range lever (high / low range)
  • 4WD lever


Twin Touch Pedals Twin Touch Pedals

Allows the operator to select speed and direction with just the touch of a toe and keeps both hands free for steering and operating controls.


Equipment models, features, options, attachments and prices may vary in different locations. Please contact your local John Deere dealer for details. John Deere has the sole discretion to review and adjust the specifications, model features and prices of John Deere parts. Before operating the vehicle, you are required to carefully read and strictly follow the safety instructions provided in any product/operator/service manual for the vehicle.

Actual vehicle top speed may vary based on belt wear, tire selection, vehicle weight, fuel condition, terrain and other environmental factors. The engine horsepower and torque information are provided by the engine manufacturer to be used for comparison purposes only. Variation may exist between the actual operation data and defaulted data for the horsepower and torque. Please refer to the original engine manufacturer’s website for detailed information. Optional accessories and attachments are not included in the standard warranty claim for reimbursement. The product (including its components) and accessories may not be available in all regions.