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Honda Buffalo Classic HRU216D

Honda Buffalo Classic HRU216D

3.0 from 7 reviews · View Statistics

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Reviews

  • Build Quality
    1.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    1.0 (1)
  • Ease of Use
    4.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.0 (1)
  • Product is used
  • Noise Level
    3.0 (1)
  • Safety
    5.0 (1)
  • Wet / Damp Grass Performance
    3.0 (1)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    3.0 (1)
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Michael O.

Michael O.South East Queensland, QLD

Poor quality, plagued with gearbox problems

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Purchased in March 2020 at Stihl Dealer for $1,700.00.

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Quality Mower Worth The Purchase

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As a commercial mower in 2008 I purchased one of these to make my life easier when doing the tuff and dirty jobs (high grass and big bumpy blocks) i was so impressed i purchased a 2nd one and wouldn't use anything else...great finish and durable not to mention time saving, even the missus could use it on the days she tagged along!

Date PurchasedMar 2008

So disapointed.

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I paid top dollar for a mower that I thought would cope with the harder jobs. Granted the grass is high and even a bit wet... but that's why I bought a mower for top dollar. This mower just cannot cope. Turns the job into a nightmare.
Clogs - bogs down and hasn't got the grunt to do the hard yards.

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Honda
James H.Honda
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HarryUFO

HarryUFODarling Downs, QLD

Who'd waste their money on a Honda?

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I help an elderly widow out around her yard and have done so for over 25 years. Her yard is over 2.5 acres but it has too many trees to use a ride-on. She bought one of these time wasters in 2008 because we were told it would cut the mowing time by about 1/3. This piece of rubbish chokes at long grass, thick grass, wet grass & dust- which sums up their yard completely. I have a 30+ year old 2 stroke Victa which runs rings around it. If she had the money & I had the time, I'd throw it & get something to do the job a lot easier.
easy start, good size catcher, self propel function
chute clogs too easily, engine cuts out as soon as the going gets tough, self propel function could be faster, hard to restart when hot

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Honda
James H.Honda
HarryUFO
HarryUFO

We have managed to find a mechanic who has improved it a little. I just put up with its idiosyncrasies because it is now of an age where it is easier to put up with it instead of trying to improve it

Amazed at this mower, will buy another!

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Honda
James H.Honda

Hi Truckiemuzz, this is Sarah from Honda's head office in Melbourne. Glad to see that you're loving your HRU216! It's great knowing that you'll be getting plenty of use out of it. - Sarah

OK

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Great mower but I have had three of these and found one if used in sandy based areas main housing wears out replacement 500 dollars and if u accidently use premium unleaded motor will over heat and seize another 600 dollars but cant find another to replace it so I stick to Honda till I find better
Great when working
Prob average25 hours a week have to change blades every 4 days which is costly and dealer says change oil weekly so it all adds up

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Honda
James H.Honda

Excellent

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Awesome quality
Awesome build
Awesome reliability

Mines around 8 years old and has been used commercially and is still Perfect and had no repairs except for Throttle cable replaced

Would def recommend this Honda Quality mower
So easy to startReliableExcellent on fuel
Nothing to dislike

1 comment
Honda
James H.Honda

Hi brads4wdmad, this is Sarah from Honda's head office in Melbourne. Glad to see that you're loving your HRU216! It's great knowing that you'll be getting plenty of use out of it. - Sarah

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Questions & Answers

Hakan S

Hakan Sasked

Buffalo Classic HRU216D

What is the difference between a honda Hru216 and Hru216D ?

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Roslyn O'Meley

Roslyn O'Meleyasked

Buffalo Classic HRU216D

I have a mower (Honda buffalo classic HRU21D,I am wishing to purchase a catcher to fit my mower please

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Matthew
Matthew

Any mower shop or you can just buy off eBay will be a little cheaper

Panda

Pandaasked

Buffalo Classic HRU216D

I’ve just purchased a 2nd hand Honda HRU 216D Buffalo Classic.
Read the reviews here.
Just wondering what type of fuel to use in it.
Someone said don’t use premium unleaded.
TIA.
Penny.

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Mel
Mel

Hi Penny, Ive always used the 98 octane premium fuel. If you want to check just call a Honda mower shop, they will tell you what to use or any shop that sells Honda mowers

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