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Comparing Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 and Husqvarna YTH18542

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In comparison:
Husqvarna YTH18542 ranks #1 out of 18. It is in the top 10%.
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Experts recommend Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 more than Husqvarna YTH18542

As of 11 Jun 2022, experts prefer Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 over Husqvarna YTH18542, but both Lawn Mowers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 received 4 recommendations: from Gadgets Reviews (18 May 2022), The Spruce (23 May 2022) Business Insider (2 May 2022) and 1 other. Husqvarna YTH18542 was also endorsed 4 times: by Gadgets Reviews (18 May 2022), TopTenReviews (2 Mar 2022) Shelf Guide (16 Feb 2022) and 1 other. However, experts generally ranked Husqvarna YTH18542 lower than Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 in their articles, which caused it to rank lower in ReviewFinder ranking.

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
-
-
3
- $2799
Husqvarna YTH18542
4
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
5
1

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Endorsement summary:

  • On 18 May 2022 Gadgets Reviews ranked Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 as #1 and Husqvarna YTH18542 as #4
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    #1 out of 5 Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42
    Compact Riding Lawn Mower
    ... ... ...
    #4 out of 5 Husqvarna YTH18542
    High-Performance Riding Lawn Mower
    ... ... ...
  • On 23 May 2022 The Spruce ranked Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 as #2
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    ... ... ...
    #2 out of 8 Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42
    Best Gas
    ... ... ...
  • On 2 May 2022 Business Insider ranked Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 as #5
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    ... ... ...
    #5 out of 5 Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42
    Best small riding lawn mower
  • On 9 Oct 2020 Bob Vila ranked Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 as #1
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    #1 out of 8 Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42
    Best Overall
    ... ... ...
  • On 2 Mar 2022 TopTenReviews ranked Husqvarna YTH18542 as #5
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    ... ... ...
    #5 out of 8 Husqvarna YTH18542
    The most compact rider lawn mower
    ... ... ...
  • On 16 Feb 2022 Shelf Guide ranked Husqvarna YTH18542 as #5
    Rank Lawn Mower Comment
    ... ... ...
    #5 out of 6 Husqvarna YTH18542
    The best heavy-duty riding lawn mowers
    ... ... ...
  • On 1 Dec 2020 Homedit ranked Husqvarna YTH18542 as #1
    Rank Lawn Mower
    #1 out of 5 Husqvarna YTH18542
    ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 61 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 outranks Husqvarna YTH18542. This is not to say that that Husqvarna YTH18542 is a bad option. Like Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 outranks Husqvarna YTH18542 by 2 positions. This indicates that, as of 11 Jun 2022, Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42 is more critically acclaimed than Husqvarna YTH18542.
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
-
1
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7
-
1
4
-
-
-
3
- $2799
Husqvarna YTH18542
4
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
5
1
4
- Check price
Troy-Bilt TB30 R
-
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4
2
-
-
-
-
2
3
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [6]

84
Total expert reviews: 6
  • with a score: 3
  • without a score: 3
Highest score by gardentractor.reviews
97
Average score based on 6 reviews
84
Lowest score by toolsofficial.com
68

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [9]

91
Total expert reviews: 9
  • with a score: 3
  • without a score: 6
Highest score by greengrassmower.com
92
Average score based on 9 reviews
91
Lowest score by lawnmowerreview.org
90

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro LT42: Buy | Customer Reviews
Husqvarna YTH18542: Buy | Customer Reviews
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From Seller:
  • 18.5 hp Briggs and Stratton Intek engine offers powerful performance
  • Foot pedal-operated hydrostatic transmission allows you to change speed and direction, which lets you keep both hands on the steering wheel for optimum driving control
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Husqvarna YTH18542 is a very popular and one of the cheaper options. It's in the top 3 bestselling lawn mowers and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Snapper 360z Zero or Toro TimeMaster 21199 .

Husqvarna YTH18542 is $1400 less expensive than an average lawn mower ($4199).

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Husqvarna YTH18542: Buy | Customer Reviews

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