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Comparing Ariens Ikon XD and Ryobi RY48111

Lowest price found: $4161 Show listings
Lowest price found: $4997.91 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Ariens Ikon XD ranks #9 out of 18.
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5.9
Average
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Ryobi RY48111 ranks #13 out of 18.
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3.9
Poor
Ariens Ikon XD: Buy | Customer Reviews
Ryobi RY48111: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Ryobi RY48111 more than Ariens Ikon XD

As of 11 Jun 2022, experts prefer Ryobi RY48111 over Ariens Ikon XD, but both Lawn Mowers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Ryobi RY48111 received 4 recommendations: from Homes & Gardens (10 Mar 2022), TopTenReviews (2 Mar 2022) The Spruce (23 May 2022) and 1 other. By contrast, Ariens Ikon XD received only 2 recommendations from Homes & Gardens (10 Mar 2022) and Bob Vila (9 Oct 2020).

Rank Change Price Lawn Mower
Gadgets Reviews
Homes & Gardens
CountryLiving
TopTenReviews
BestCovery
The Spruce
Business Insider
Bob Vila
Shelf Guide
Homedit
2
- $4998
Ryobi RY48111
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1
-
7
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1
4
-
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-
18
-3 $4161
Ariens Ikon XD
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7
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-
-
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8
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-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 10 Mar 2022 Homes & Gardens ranked Ryobi RY48111 as #1 and Ariens Ikon XD as #7
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    #1 out of 7 Ryobi RY48111
    The best electric riding lawn mower
    ... ... ...
    #7 out of 7 Ariens Ikon XD
    The best riding lawn mower: the most comfortable ride
  • On 9 Oct 2020 Bob Vila ranked Ariens Ikon XD as #8
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    ... ... ...
    #8 out of 8 Ariens Ikon XD
    Best for Hills
  • On 2 Mar 2022 TopTenReviews ranked Ryobi RY48111 as #7
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    ... ... ...
    #7 out of 8 Ryobi RY48111
    Best battery-powered riding lawn mower
    ... ... ...
  • On 23 May 2022 The Spruce ranked Ryobi RY48111 as #1
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    #1 out of 8 Ryobi RY48111
    Best Overall
    ... ... ...
  • On 2 May 2022 Business Insider ranked Ryobi RY48111 as #4
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    ... ... ...
    #4 out of 5 Ryobi RY48111
    The best electric riding lawn mower
    ... ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 61 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Ryobi RY48111 outranks Ariens Ikon XD. This is not to say that that Ariens Ikon XD is a bad option. Like Ryobi RY48111, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Ariens Ikon XD way more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Ariens Ikon XD
Ryobi RY48111
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Ariens Ikon XD, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Ryobi RY48111.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling lawn mower receives a consumer score of 5.8 (average). Ariens Ikon XD ranks higher than that and Ryobi RY48111 ranks lower than that.

Ariens Ikon XD
In comparison:
Ariens Ikon XD ranks #9 out of 18.
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5.9
Average
Ryobi RY48111
In comparison:
Ryobi RY48111 ranks #13 out of 18.
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3.9
Poor
Median best-selling Lawn Mower
In comparison:
Poulan Pro PP155H42 ranks #10 out of 18.
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5.8
Average





Ariens Ikon XD is more popular than Ryobi RY48111

It's fairly safe to say that Ariens Ikon XD is a more popular lawn mower than Ryobi RY48111, based on its 20+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Ariens Ikon XD and Ryobi RY48111 often consider Troy-Bilt Pony 42X, a cheaper option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Ariens Ikon XD and Ryobi RY48111
Troy-Bilt Pony 42X $3352
In comparison:
N/A
2 expert recommendations Cheaper
Ego Power+ ZT4204L $4999
In comparison:
N/A
3 expert recommendations
Husqvarna Z254F $4199
In comparison:
Husqvarna Z254F ranks #12 out of 18.
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4.8
Average
No expert recommendations
Ryobi RY48111 $4998
In comparison:
Ryobi RY48111 ranks #13 out of 18.
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3.9
Poor
4 expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Ryobi RY48111 outranks Ariens Ikon XD by 16 positions. This indicates that, as of 11 Jun 2022, Ryobi RY48111 is more critically acclaimed than Ariens Ikon XD.
Rank Change Price Lawn Mower
Gadgets Reviews
Homes & Gardens
CountryLiving
TopTenReviews
BestCovery
The Spruce
Business Insider
Bob Vila
Shelf Guide
Homedit
1
- Check price
Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42
1
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2
5
1
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2
- $4998
Ryobi RY48111
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1
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7
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1
4
-
-
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3
- $2799
Husqvarna YTH18542
4
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5
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5
1
4
- Check price
Troy-Bilt TB30 R
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4
2
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2
3
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From Seller:
  • 4 inch deep fully fabricated with advanced airflow for an exceptional cutting performance
  • The plush, high back seat featuring padded arm rests is adjustable from the operator position providing superior comfort while mowing
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From Seller:
  • Includes: (1) Ryobi 38 inches 100 Ah Battery Electric Rear Engine Riding Lawn Mower RY48111
  • 3 Brushless motors for superior power and performance
  • Up to 2.5 hours of runtime or 2.5 acres of mowing
  • Charges through standard 120-Volt outlet
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Ariens Ikon XD: Buy | Customer Reviews
Ryobi RY48111: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Ariens Ikon XD is a very popular option in the middle of the lawn mowers price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling lawn mowers and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Husqvarna Z254F or Husqvarna Z242F .

Ariens Ikon XD is $38 less expensive than an average lawn mower ($4199).

Ryobi RY48111 is a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling lawn mowers and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Ego Power+ ZT4204L .

Ryobi RY48111 is $798.91 more expensive than the average lawn mower ($4199).

Ariens Ikon XD: Buy | Customer Reviews
Ryobi RY48111: Buy | Customer Reviews

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