Featuring Smart Speed® Control System

MSRP: 3,199.00 USD

  • 24 hp (17.7 kw) 725cc Kohler® Engine
  • 50" (127 cm) Mowing Deck is great for large open spaces when power and durability are necessary
  • Smart Speed® Control System has three ground speed ranges (Trim, Tow, and Mow) giving you greater control of speed and maneuverability for cutting grass and pulling attachments
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty - No Hour Limitations

The TimeCutter® SS5000 zero turn riding mower features a 23 hp 725cc Kohler® engine and a 50″ deep, dome mowing deck with convenient washout port for cleaning under the deck.

The Smart Speed® control system gives you greater control of speed and maneuverability. Shift to Mow & Go™ for a higher speed range to cut large, open areas quickly or to drive from one end of your yard to the other. Shift to Trim & Tow™ for a slower speed range with more precise control for trimming around delicate areas or for properly pulling attachments.

Model shown 74631.

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Engine Guard

This guard protects the engine on the sides and rear from objects that might damage it.

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3-Gallon (11.4 Liter) Fuel Capacity

All TimeCutter riding mowers feature a large 3-gallon (11.4 Liter) fuel tank for more mowing with fewer fill-ups. Knowing when to fill up is simple thanks to the translucent tank, which also helps to prevent overfilling.

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50" (127 cm) Mowing Deck

Toro's four inch deep, top discharge deck design provides superior cutting performance in all conditions. Anti-scalp wheels allow the deck to float over the turf and reduce scalping. Create your own natural fertilizer by adding a Recycling® Kit or make yard clean-up a snap with an optional Twin Bagging system.

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Washout Ports

Deck washout ports (1 on the 32" (81 cm) and 42" (106.7 cm) decks, 2 on the 50" (127 cm) decks) create a pressure washer under your deck providing quick cleaning, maintaining optimum airflow for optimum cutting performance. 50" (127 cm) deck is pictured.

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Heavy Duty 10 Gauge Unibody Steel Frame

The lower the gauge, the thicker the metal. That is why we use heavy duty 10 gauge steel. The unibody steel frame provides the optimal balance in rigidity and flexibility for quick, highly maneuverable mowing conditions.

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Hitch Kit

The easy to attach hitch kit allows you to increase the functionality of your zero turn mower by allowing you to pull attachments.

Fits all Titan models 2009 and up and all TimeCutter models 2011 to present. (2014 zero turn models come standard with hitch.)

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Dual Hydrostatic Drive System

Independent hydrostatic drive systems provide responsive maneuverability and zero turning capabilities. These independent drives are anchored to Toro's unibody frame and reinforced with a cross member for lasting durability and performance.

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Smart Speed® Control System

Shift it to Mow & Go™ for higher speed range to help finish cutting large, open areas quickly or to drive from one end of your yard to the other. Shift it to Trim & Tow™ for a slower speed range with more precise control for trimming around delicate areas or for properly pulling attachments.

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Save on Average 45% of your MowingTime

The Toro TimeCutter cuts your mowing time almost in half*, which means less work for you and your mower. You’ll not only have more time to enjoy, you’ll extend the working life of your mower.

Watch our video to see how you can increase your productivity.

*Time savings by yard size are from 2008 – 2012 survey results for Toro residential zero-turn mowers, as reported by owners.

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Automatic Parking Brake

Automatically engaged when the control arms are moved outward. Simplifies operation by eliminating a separate parking brake.

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Precision Steering System

Control lever dampeners provide smooth drive engagement to prevent jerky operation and sudden starts and stops. Thick, padded control levels allow you to keep in control and ride in comfort.

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Extra Tall Seat

When you're mowing for an extended period, there's no substitute for a good seat. The 18" (45.7 cm) extra tall high back seat offers maximum support during longer mowing sessions.

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Non-Slip, Easy-to-Clean Floor Pan

The pierced floor pan is perfect for homeowners who like their mower to look as nice as their lawn. Simply hose down the floor pan after each use and keep your TimeCutter looking as good as new. The non-slip pierced extrusions also provide an additional measure of safety.

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3-Year Limited Warranty - No Hour Limitations

Product is warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for three years without an hour limitation. See owner’s manual for complete warranty details.

  • Engine
    24 hp (17.7 kw) 725cc Kohler® Engine*
  • Fuel Capacity
    3 Gallon (11.4 L)
  • Anti-Scalp Wheels
    3 - Standard
  • Armrests
  • Blade Engagement
    Electric PTO
  • Cup Holder
  • Deck Design
    50 in (127 cm) 3-blade
  • Displacement
  • Engine Horsepower
    24 hp* (17.7 kw) Kohler® Engine
  • Ground Speed
    Mow & Go™ (F/R) - 7 mph (11.3 kph) / 3 mph (5.5 kph)
    Trim & Tow™ (F/R) - 4 mph (6.4 kph) / 1.7 mph (2.7 kph)
  • Height
    40.3 (102.4 cm)
  • Height of Cut
    1.5 (3.8 cm) - 4.5 in (11.4 cm)
  • Hour Meter
  • Hydraulic Dampeners
  • Length
    73.1 in (185.7 cm)
  • Seat
    18 in (45.7 cm) Extra Tall, Adjustable
  • Steering Controls
    Dual Wrap Around Levers
  • Tires
    13 in (33 cm) x 5 in (12.7 cm) Ribbed Front
    18 in (45.7 cm) x 9.5 in (24.1 cm) Rear
  • Tool Box
  • Transmission
    Dual Hydrostatic
  • Washout Port
    2 - Standard
  • Warranty
    3-Year Limited**
  • Width
    54.6 in (138.7 cm) Deflector Up / 63.0 in (160.0 cm) Down
  • Disclaimer
    *The gross horsepower of these engines was laboratory rated at 3600 rpm by the engine manufacturer in accordance with SAE J1940 or SAE J2723. As configured to meet safety, emission and operating requirements, the actual engine horsepower on these mowers will be significantly lower.
    **See owner's manual for complete warranty details.
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Brinly-Hardy Attachments

Standard hitch pulls a variety of premium Brinly-Hardy attachments, such as a cart, lawn sweeper, dethatcher, aerator and sprayer. See your local Toro dealer for details.

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Deck Lift Pedal

Allows you to lift the mowing deck when changing the height of cut position and easily raise the mowing deck while mowing to avoid scalping.

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Anti-Vibration Floor Mat

This rubber floor mat is a great addition to your TimeCutter mower. Reduces vibration and dampens deck noise during mowing.

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Keep your mower in peak condition with an hourmeter for determining when to service.

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Cargo Carrier

The cargo carrier is perfect for homeowners that need hauling capabilities for mulch, soil, garden tools and other items for working the yard. No "jack knifing" and it's easy to store.

Model 79030 - Cargo Carrier. You'll also need weight kit - model 79031
*Fits TimeCutter model years 2011 and newer.

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Twin Bagger

Pick up lawn clippings, leaves, and debris quickly with our Twin Bagger. Our twin baggers have a 6.5 bushel (8 cubic feet) capacity.

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Adjustable Armrests

Provide operator comfort when mowing for extended periods and easily adjust for any operator.

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50" (127 cm) Recycler® Mulch Kit

Want a beautiful clipping-free lawn? Add the Toro Recycler mulching kit and create your own natural fertilizer. This patented system cuts grass clippings 6-8 times turning them into a fine nutrient-rich mulch to feed your lawn all season. The secret lies in the unique 'kickers' and baffles that direct clippings back into the blades to be re-cut before being released into your lawn.

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Keep cool and dry while you mow. The Toro sunshade increases operator comfort by shielding you from the elements. (Model Number - 79011)

Select your model year from the options below to view parts & manuals.

Serial # Year
314000001-314999999 2014