PRO Z 972 SD Zero-Turn Riding Mower

Our Price $15,999.00
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Our award-winning zero-turn mowers were thoughtfully designed to help you unlock the full potential of your yard. With Cub Cadet you get unmatched performance and durability, best-in-class features, and the Cub Cadet Signature Cut. We’ve perfected the lap bar zero turn, pioneered the advancement of steering wheel controlled mowers, and now we’re redefining the landscape again – with the all-new Ultima Series.

  • 35 HP Kawasaki FX1000v (999cc) engine and 16cc Parker HTG transmission
  • 72” triple-7-gauge fabricated steel cutting deck with top, bottom and side reinforcements
  • 3-year limited commercial warranty (no hour limitations) and 5 year / 1,750 hour limited deck construction warranty
  • Dual rear wheels and weighted front rims for ultimate traction on slopes up to 25-degrees, or 46% grade. 12 volt outlet kit and electronic power deck lift included



CC-Engine Type

Kawasaki FX1000v

CC-Horsepower / CC's

35hp – 999cc

CC-Fuel Tank Capacity

Twin 7.45 gal. tanks (14.9 gal. total) with electronic fuel gauge

CC-Forward Speed

12 mph

CC-Reverse Speed

6 mph


Parker HTG 16cc pump / 310cc wheel motor

CC-Cruise Control


CC-Front Axle

2" x 3" solid axle tube with ISO dampening suspension and 1/2" thick steel front yokes

CC-Lap Bar / Steering Wheel Control

High Performance Steering Wheel with electronic power steering & Foot-pedal Control

CC-Lap Bar / Steering Wheel Adjustment

Multi-position Quick-adjust steering column


2" x 2" spring-latch tool-less foldable 3 position


Fully welded, full-length 3/8 x 5" laser cut steel / integrated tie-down slots


5/16" Thick Steel rear engine guard/pre-drilled mounting points for attachments with integrated rear hitch

CC-PTO Clutch

Warner PTO Clutch (200 ft. lb.) with Soft-Start

CC-Throttle/PTO/Key Switch

HD Low-profile throttle lever, sealed key switch & electronic fingertip engagement pto

CC-Park Brake / Braking

Hand-operated lever with integrated hydro pump release lever


88" L x 85" W x 49" H

CC-Tires (Front/Rear)

Front: 16" x 6.5" – 8" (turf) with weighted rim | Rear: Dual TERRA TRAC Tread 25" x 9" – 12" (18" trac width)

CC-Estimated Weight

1850 lbs.

CC-Deck Construction

7ga. top plate 7ga. bottom reinforcement ¼” rolled leading edge

CC-Deck Cutting Height

1" – 5"

CC-Anti-scalping Wheels (front/rear)

4 Front HD w/ Bushings & Grease Zerk

CC-Deck Spindles

8" sealed cast aluminum housing (maintenance-free)

CC-Side Construction

5/16"(.313) steel on trim and discharge sides

CC-Top Reinforcement(s)

7ga. (.187") top plate

CC-Rolled Leading Edge Reinforcement

1/4" (.250") steel

CC-Deck Blades

Triple-blade / High-lift blade (standard) Marbain Blade

CC-Deck Height Adjustment

Foot pedal with spring assist 16 Positions

CC-Spindle Covers

Steel – Tooless Quick Release

CC-Trim-Side Wear Guard

3/4" Thick UHMW-PE Replaceable Trim-side Wear Guard

CC-Discharge Chute

High-density, impact-resistant rubber

CC-Spindle Construction

8" sealed cast aluminum housing (maintenance-free)


4 Front HD w/ Bushings & Grease Zerk

CC-Bottom Reinforcement

7ga. (.187") bottom plate

CC-Deck Material

Fabricated 7ga. (.187”) steel shell

CC-Deck Size/Type

72" Fabricated Deck


High-back Air-Ride suspension with EVC cushion, padded arm rests, ISO mounted base (lateral suspension),angle back adjust and lumbar support,seat belt

CC-Cup Holder

Integrated into Side Pod

CC-Hour Meter

Standard electronic


3 year / no hour limit commercial warranty and 5 year / 1,750 hour limited deck construction warranty


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