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42" (106 cm) 20 HP 597cc - LX423 (13AX90RS848)

  • 20 hp 597cc Kohler® Courage® Twin Cam OHV Engine
  • 42" (106 cm) 3-in-1 Mowing Deck
  • Automatic CVT Transmission with Cruise Control
  • 5.5 mph Maximum Speed
MSRP:$1,899.00 USD
The LX423 is equipped with a 42" cutting deck and 20 HP 597cc Kohler Courage Twin Cam engine. It comes standard with medium-back seat, cruise control, hourmeter and deck wash-out ports. Easily add an attachments such as cart, twin-bagger, or snow thrower, making it an all-season helper.

Premium KOHLER Courage Engines

Kohler engines are manufactured to withstand the rigors of commercial use, so you can be confident that the quality and durability of your Kohler Courage engine will help you tackle almost any job in your backyard! Twin-cylinder Kohler Courage Engines, featured on our LX468 and GT2200 tractors, have high horsepower and greater displacement for easier starts, reduced noise and less vibration. Plus, twin-cylinder engines burn cleaner and have increased fuel efficiency if maintained properly.

42" (106.7 cm) 2-blade Cutting Deck

With a 42" (106.7 cm) deck, you will be able to get into tighter spots than larger decks but still quickly cover the wide open areas.

Hydrostatic or Automatic Drive

Continually vary your mowing speed with an easy foot pedal control. The LX tractor powertrains are designed to provide comfort, control and reliability.

KeyChoice System

Toro's KeyChoice reverse operation system improves safety during operation in reverse, without diminishing performance.

Cast Iron Front Axle

Provides extended life and durability.

Toro Comfort Features

Toro tractors come with a 13" (33 cm) soft touch steering wheel, step through design, rubber foot rests and side handles so you can easily get on the mower.

15" (38 cm) Turning Radius

The Toro LX Series of tractors have a 15" (38 cm) turning radius for exceptional maneuverability.

Deck Washout Ports

The deck washout port is a convenient way to clean the bottom of the deck - maintaining optimum airflow for high performance.

Large 3-Gallon (11.4 Litre) Fuel Tank

Cut more grass and spend less time fueling up.

Two-Year Limited Warranty*

Toro Lawn Tractors and GT2200 Garden Tractors are covered by a two-year limited consumer warranty.

Engine KOHLER Courage
Fuel Capacity 3.0 Gallon
Cutting Width 42" (106 cm)
Blade Engagement Manual PTO
Cup Holder Standard
Deck Design 42" 2 Blade
Engine Horsepower 20 HP* 597cc
Engine Construction OHV Twin Cam Cast Iron Sleeve Full Pressure Lube with Filter
Front Axle Construction Cast Iron
Front Bumper Optional
Ground Speed 0-5.5 mph (F) / 0-2.3 mph (R)
Height 41"
Height of Cut 1.5" - 4"
Number of Blades 2
Horsepower 20 hp* 597cc
Hour Meter Standard
Ignition Electric Keystart
Key Choice System Standard
Length 68"
Lighting Headlights Standard
Optional Attachments Twin Bagger, 42" Snowblower, 46" Dozer Blade
Recycler® Kit Optional
Seat Medium Back, Adjustable
Tires 15" x 6" Front / 20" x 8" Rear
Transmission Automatic CVT Transmission with Cruise Control
Turning Radius 15"
Washout Port Standard
Weight 575 lbs
Warranty 2-Year Limited**
Wheelbase 46"
Width 59"
Disclaimer *The gross horsepower of this engine was laboratory rated by the engine manufacturer in accordance with SAE J1940. As configured to meet safety, emission and operating requirements, the actual engine horsepower on this class of mower will be significantly lower.
**See dealer for warranty details.

Twin Bagger

Twin baggers have a 6.5 bushel (8.cubic feet) capacity and are optional for all LX models.

Mulch Kit

The aerodynamic blade lifts the grass upwards where it is sheared off cleanly. The clippings circulate repeatedly and are re-cut before being released from the deck to provide rich nutrients for your lawn.

46" (116.8 cm) Front Blade

Move dirt, snow or landscape rock with this handy front mounted blade.

Stake Side Kit

Stakesides allow you to quickly add capacity to your cart to help carry lightweight bulky materials.
• Fits 17 & 10 cu. ft. (.5 & .3 cu. m.) poly carts manufactured by Brinly
• Transports light debris; leaves, straw, sticks
• Wood stakesides finished with waterproofing protection

Lawn Sweeper

Keep your lawn looking clean and neat with a lawn sweeper.
• High tip velocity brushes
• 6 Brush design
• (6) 11" (27.9 cm) diameter brushes
• Large 15 cu. ft. (.4 cu. m.) sweeper hamper capacity
• Exclusive patented self-storing feature provides compact storing in upright position

Broadcast Spreader

A broadcast spreader will help you fertilize your lawn in record time.
• 2.5 cu. ft.(.1 cu. m.), 125 lb. (56.7 kg) hopper capacity
• Fully enclosed gearbox eliminates maintenance
• Patented directional flow control
• Autoflow™ feature stops material flow automatically when tractor stops.

Spike Aerator

Improve the health of your lawn with an aerator.
• 40" (101.6 cm) working width
• 100 lb. (45.4 kg) enclosed weight tray capacity (sized for 2 concrete blocks)
• Up to 2" (5.1 cm) penetration depth
• (11) 8" (20.3 cm) diameter galvanized tine stars; 132 tips


Makes dethatching even large lots quick and easy.
• 48" (121.9 cm) working width
• 2 rows of independently flexing dual tine tips
• 8" x 1.75" (20.3 cm x 4.4 cm) non-pneumatic wheels with turf tread
• Drawbar with adjustable mounting positions

Operator ManualEnglish PDF64 Pages
Parts CatalogEnglish PDF24 Pages
Service ManualEnglish PDF65 Pages
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