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Honda HRU19

Honda HRU19

HRU19K1, HRU19M1, HRU19D, etc...
3.9 from 141 reviews · View Statistics

Pros

  • Starts reliably

  • Easy to manoeuvre

  • Durable build quality

Cons

  • Prone to clogging

Reviews

  • Build Quality
    4.0 (2)
  • Value for Money
    2.5 (2)
  • Ease of Use
    3.0 (2)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    2.0 (2)
  • Product is used
  • Noise Level
    4.0 (2)
  • Safety
    4.5 (2)
  • Wet / Damp Grass Performance
    2.0 (2)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.0 (2)
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Carburetor plays up after about 3 years

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Purchased for $799.00.

Build Quality
Value for Money
Dean
DeanGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

What A doosy

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Wont pick up the Cut Grass.
Get used to it. Had my HRU 19 for a number years. Wont load the catcher consisitantly. Basically leaves 80% of cuttings on your lawn. Done the blades cleaned the catcher many times. These are just the poorest design I have ever seen especially being regarded as a good brand. Easy to start just buy a few rakes for your entire family at the same time. The Motor does seem slightly under powered just able to cut a medium to low lawn. Very quiet.
I'll stick with the previous brand and retire this to the farm for small trimmings where the cuttings can stay on the lawn. Honda should have got onto this before releasing these mowers.

Purchased in January 2016 for $950.00.

Build Quality
Value for Money
Brett
BrettSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 6 reviews
  • 5 likes

Not bad, but a few flaws

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Date PurchasedMar 2017
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Paul
Paul
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes

Not explained and not practical for everyday use

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Honda
James H.Honda

Mulch chute poor design

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After owning a Honda mower for 8 years and had been very happy, I decided to buy a Honda HRU19 ALLOY CHASSIS as my old mower rusted out.
The grass only has to be slightly damp I'm consonantly having to put my hand in the chute and pull the grass out. I will never buy a Honda again nor would I recommend. Very disappointed!

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James H.Honda

My experience isn't that great

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1 comment
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James H.Honda
mowerman
mowermanWestern District, VIC
  • 6 reviews
  • 5 likes

A mower made by someone who has never mowed

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1 comment
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James H.Honda
Pat
PatMilawa

Disappointing design

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Finished mowing large house lawn and am now black & blue from my thigh hitting the handle mechanism on the left hand side of the handle. Pinched palms on hands from the new stop/start mechanism on the handle. No chance to 'rev' the motor slightly whilst mowing damp lawn which means the damp grass collects in the chute from the blades into the catcher. Difficult to clean the mesh/cloth constructed catcher once mowing finished.
Good even grass cutting method
See above review

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Honda
James H.Honda
mamajama
mamajama
  • 2 reviews

Bad

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Overall if your looking for a lawn mower that will last you more then a year. will save you a tiny bit of money on gas which is good in this economy and is light weight then i recommened this lawn mower. Although i say this there are way better lawn mowers out there that have better performance quilitly that in my opion and my dads that will do the job a whole lot better
This lawnmower is very light weight. It has amazing life spane and takes up a fraction of the gas that most lawn mowers do.
The lawn mower is push not automatic.

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Honda
James H.Honda

Hi mamajama, thank you for your review - Sarah

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Questions & Answers

Geoffrey B.
Geoffrey B.asked
Buffalo Buck HRU19R1

Am using this mower for the first time What do I need to do to start the motor?

2 answers
jbambury
jbambury

Turn the fuel flow on, if it isn't already on, push the throttle all the way forward as far as you can (this activates the choke) then pull the cord. Once the engine fires pull the throttle back midway and let it idle and warm up. I never turn my fuel off and the mower starts 1st pull 98% of the time and always on the 2nd pull if it didn't start 1st pull.

Alan
Alan

On my mower, turn fuel on (I also always leave mine on), hold the engine brake lever on the handle in, and pull the starter.

John Charlie A.
John Charlie A.asked
HRU19

Where do the throttle cables connect on carby

1 answer
Reviewer R.
Reviewer R.

From your many posts I believe you should take it to a proper service agent.

John Charlie A.
John Charlie A.asked
HRU19

What type of spark plug & gap size

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Honda HRU19

Details

Features:

  • The Honda HRU19 is a petrol push mower that’s ideal for medium sized lawns.
  • It has a GCV170 4-stroke engine, which is lightweight and easy to start.
  • The mower has a tough alloy deck, making it durable and able to withstand harsh conditions.
  • An auto choke system automatically sets the choke to provide the optimal start in all types of cutting conditions.
  • A lever to adjust the height of all 4 wheels lets you cut in a way that’s comfortable for you.
  • Debris is easily caught with the mower’s full open discharge shoot.
  • This product has a 4-year domestic warranty.

Points of praise:

  • Most reviewers found that the lawn mower was simple to start and started reliably - many reviewers also said that it started on the first pull every time they used it.
  • Reviewers also found that the mower was easy to manoeuvre around their lawns.
  • According to reviewers, the build quality of this mower is exceptional; many found that they had very few issues with the mower and rarely needed to service it, even after many years of use.

A point of pain:

  • Some reviewers found that the chute of the mower clogged up too frequently. While some found that this only happened with damp or wet grass, there were also reviewers who noted that the mower also clogged up when they cut dry grass.
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CategoryPetrol Lawn MowersPetrol Lawn MowersPetrol Lawn MowersPetrol Lawn Mowers
Price (RRP) $939.00$899.00$889.00$899.00
Power SourcePetrolPetrolPetrolPetrol
FeaturesBlade Brake, Mulching Capability and Quick-Start MotorBlade Brake, Deck Clean-out Port and Mulching CapabilityBlade Brake, Deck Clean-out Port and Mulching Capability
Catcher Type RigidRigidRigidRigid
Catcher Capacity60 L60 L54 L54 L
Cutting Deck MaterialAluminium AlloyAluminium AlloyAluminium AlloyPlastic
Cutting Width470 mm482 mm470 mm470 mm
Height of Cut16 mm to 76 mm16 mm to 76 mm16 mm to 80 mm16 mm to 80 mm
Number of Blades1111
Weight34 kg34 kg31 kg
Manufacturer Warranty4 year(s)4 year(s)4 year(s)4 year(s)
Engine / Motor
Engine NameHonda GCV160 4-StrokeHonda GCV160 4 StrokeHonda 170cc OHV/OHC 4-stroke EngineHonda GCV170
Engine Type4-Stroke4-Stroke4-Stroke, OHC (Overhead Cam) and OHV (Overhead Valve)4-Stroke
BrandHondaHondaHondaHonda
Engine Displacement170 cc
Release dateSept 2010Sept 2010Sept 2010
Replaced byHonda Buffalo Buck HRU19M1
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