John Deere LX178 Specs, Price, Review, Attachments 2023

John Deere LX178 Price, Reviews, Specs, Horsepower, Serial Numbers, Engine Oil Capacity, Attachments, History, Features & Pictures

John Deere LX178 Lawn tractor equipped with Kawasaki FD440V gasoline 2-cylinder liquid-cooled V-Twin, 437 cc engine, which delivers 15 hp (11.2 kW) power at rated rpm 3350.

This tractor featured a 437 cc engine, belt-driven hydrostatic transmission, infinite forward and reverse gears, 46.7 inches wheelbase, and 540 lbs weight.

John Deere LX178 Attachments include a 38″ Mower deck, 42″ Snowblower, and 38″ Snowblower.

Now, let’s find out the John Deere LX178 Lawn Tractor Price, Parts Specs, Reviews, Serial numbers & Images.

John Deere LX178 Price

John Deere LX178 Price specs

Original Price: $1,400 USD

John Deere LX178 Serial Numbers

  • 1991: 010001
  • 1992: 040001
  • 1993: 070001
  • 1994: 090001
  • 1995: 110001
  • 1996: 130001
  • 1997: 160001
  • 1998: 180001

John Deere LX178 Specs


Engine Kawasaki FD440V gasoline


liquid-cooled V-Twin

Displacement: 437 cc
26.7 ci
Bore/Stroke: 2.64×2.44 inches
67 x 62 mm
Power (gross): 15 hp
11.2 kW
Air cleaner: dry with foam pre-cleaner
Compression: 9.3:1
Rated RPM: 3350
Idle RPM: 1550-3350
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 1.6 qts
1.5 L


Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual sector-and-pinion
Brakes: band
Cab: Open operator station
Transmission: hydrostatic


Front PTO: independent
Clutch: electric
Front RPM: 3600


Transmission: Tuff Torq K61
Type: belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears: infinite forward and reverse
Oil capacity: 3.6 qts
3.4 L
Oil change: fill as needed


Wheelbase: 46.7 inches
118 cm
Length: 66.1 inches
167 cm
Height: 40.2 inches
102 cm
Weight: 540 lbs
244 kg *


Lawn/turf front: 15×6.00-6
Lawn/turf rear: 20×10.00-8


Ground: negative
Charging system: flywheel alternator
Charging amps: 15


Number: 1
Cold-cranking amps: 255
Volts: 12


38″ Mower deck
Type: mid-mount John Deere
2-blade with manual lift
Cutting width: 38 inches
96 cm
38″ Snowblower
Type: front-mount John Deere 2461M/2462M
Clearing width: 38 inches
96 cm
42″ Snowblower
Type: front-mount John Deere 3252M
Clearing width: 42 inches
106 cm

John Deere LX178 Review

The John Deere LX178 is a sturdy and comfortable lawn tractor. It runs on a powerful 15-horsepower V-twin engine, which can handle tough terrain. The tractor has a 44-inch cutting deck that you can adjust to cut grass at different heights.

What makes the LX178 popular is how easy it is to use. The controls are straightforward, and it’s easy to navigate in tight spaces. It also has a comfy seat and an adjustable steering wheel, making long mowing sessions more comfortable.

Durability is another advantage of the LX178. It’s made with high-quality materials and parts built to last. Plus, it comes with a good warranty, so you’re protected in case of any issues.

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