Cub Cadet PRO Z 972 SD

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Less down time, more cut time.
With the industry’s leading deck design and maintenance-free spindles, the Cub Cadet commercial zero-turn helps your work go quickly, consistently and smoothly.

Control your own way
Whether you prefer our custom lap bar designs or our innovative steering options, the PRO Z lineup of commercial mowers offers you greater control to match your crew’s needs.

Confidence in comfort
Experience a smooth ride all day long with the enhanced comfort features of the PRO Z Series, like our driver-designed air-ride seat.


Engine Brand Kawasaki®
Engine Model FX Series
Engine Model Number 1000V
Engine Displacement 999cc
Engine Output 35HP
Fuel Tank Capacity Dual 7.45 gal. US (28.2 L)
Cylinders Twin
Engine Start Ignition Key
Engine Oil Capacity 2.0 qt. US (1.89 L)
Lubrication Fully pressurized
Charging System 15 amp regulated
Fuel Gauge Electronic
Choke Separate Choke
Air Filter High Density
Oil Filter Yes
Fuel Delivery Carburetor
Drive System  
Transmission Parker HTG 16cc pump / 310cc wheel motor
Forward Speed 14 mph / 22.5 km/h
Reverse Speed 6 mph / 9.5 km/h
Cutting Deck  
Deck Cutting Width 72 in
Deck Material fabricated 7ga. (.187") steel shell
Deck Engagement (PTO) electronic fingertip engagement pto
Deck Construction 7ga. top plate 7ga. bottom reinforcement ¼" rolled leading edge
Spindle Construction 8" sealed cast aluminum housing (maintenance-free)
Blade(s) Triple-blade / High-lift blade (standard) Marbain Blade
Cutting Height Range 1" to 5" in 1/4" increments
Anti-Scalping 4 front deck gauge wheels
Deck Positions Foot pedal with spring assist 16 Positions
Frame Fully welded, full-length 3/8 x 5" laser cut steel / integrated tie-down slots
Front Axle Front Axle / Yokes 2" x 3" solid axle tube with ISO dampening suspension
ROPS 2" x 2" spring-latch tool-less foldable 3 position
Bumper 5/16" Thick Steel rear engine guard/pre-drilled mounting points for attachments with integrated rear hitch
Yokes 1/2" thick steel front yokes
Cruise Control NA
Brakes Hand-operated lever with integrated hydro pump release lever
Steering Control High Performance Steering Wheel with electronic power steering & Foot-pedal Control
Rear Tires 25"x9"-12" HD Traction Tread
Front Tires 16"x6.5"-8" Kenda K505
Dimensions L/W/H 88" L x 85" W x 49" H
Weight (approx.) 1850 lbs.
Additional Specifications  
Hour Meter Crew Boss
Discharge Chute High-density, impact-resistant rubber
Cup Holder Intergrated into Side Pod
Model Number 53TIHMUV050
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