Yard Man lawn tractors: the 22 Hp/46 inch Kohler-powered king of Yardman Mowers

The biggest of the Yard man lawn tractors, the 22/46 is a serious contender in its class. It comes with a 22Hp Kohler Courage OHV engine and a triple blade 46 inch (116.8cm) cutting deck and is solidly constructed around its 9 Gauge steel frame rails and cast-iron front axle.

Yard man lawn tractors - the 22/46

Features at a glance

Model 22/46, model number 13AX90YT001
Recommended Area Approx 2 Acres (8000m2)
Acceptable Terrain Flat, some hills, most slopes, some obstacles
Cutting Width 46 inches (116.8cm)
Engine Power (horse power) 22 HP
Engine Make Kohler Courage OHV
Transmission Automatic, foot controlled, with cruise control
Steering Manual
Turning Radius 15 inches (38.1cm)
Grass Discharge Side Discharge with Mulching and Bagger options available

Driving the Yardman 22/46

With the 22hp Kohler Courage engine powering this model of Yard Man lawn tractors you’ll get good all round performance and efficient operation. The engine itself is reasonably quiet and comes with a spin-on oil filter for easy maintenance.

Rear tires are 20 inch (50cm) profiles and the automatic transmission is foot operated with cruise control installed.

A 3 gallon fuel tank makes sure your ride is uninterrupted, and a decent mid-back seat provides extra comfort.

Cutting with the Yardman 22/46

The cutting deck on the Yard Man 22/46 is a step up when compared to other Yardman lawn tractors. It has a 46 inch (116.8cm) twin blade deck to ensure a fine cut.

It has a tight turning radius of only 15 inches (38.1cm), thus helping to cut not only your lawn but also the time needed to do it.

Disposal is standard side-discharge and both Mulching and Bagger kits are available as options.

Working with the Yardman 22/46

This is a sturdy and solidly built machine that comes with 2 year warranty. It is meant for medium to heavy duty work, so don’t be afraid to use it on bumpy and hilly areas up to 2 Acres (8000m2) or so.

Available Accessories

  • Mulching and bagger Kit
  • Snow blower and thrower

Good Points

  • Well powered engine
  • Good price/quality ratio
  • Tight turning radius
  • 2 year warranty

Bad Points

  • lack of accessories
  • plastic hood


Powerful and affordable, the 22/46 is certainly the top dog amongst Yardman lawn tractors and Yardman mowers. It is a solid machine and good for most mowing tasks. Although some rate comparable Craftsman models more highly, this could be a good choice if you’re thinking about moving towards a bigger machine on a budget.

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