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The Hyundai HYM400 Mower
Finding the perfect lawn mower for yourself and your lawn is no easy feat. There are so many things to consider; from whether it is self propelled or not to petrol versus electric, the choices out there seem endless. Perhaps the affordable and efficient Hyundai HYM400 will suit you are your lawn mowing needs, as it is perhaps the best petrol lawnmower in its price range.
Hyundai Push Lawnmower
If you are in the market for a new lawn mower, there are several aspects that you must consider before pulling the trigger and purchasing one. From the blades to the power source, there are so many components to think about.
Consider your lawn; is it sloped? If so, then you may want to seriously consider buying a petrol self propelled lawn mower. These are more pricey than their non-self propelled counterparts, but if you have a very large or sloped lawn, you may want to consider this investment.
If you are weighing your options between electric and petrol mowers, you are not alone. While electric lawn mowers are more environmentally friendly, a petrol lawn mower gives you so many more advantages. Since the average petrol mower is not tied to any power source, you can take them almost anywhere. You also do not have to worry about accidentally cutting through a power cord with your mower as you would with an electric one. Petrol mowers also tend to have more power than electric or hand driven mowers, which makes mowing your lawn an all around easier and more enjoyable experience.
One detail you may not immediately think of when buying a lawn mower is whether they have four wheels or a real roller. A four wheel mower will give you a nice finish on your lawn of course, but if you want those classic, “freshly mowed” stripes, then you are going to want to invest in a rear roller mower.
You may not immediately think of Hyundai when trying to choose a push lawnmower, however this reliable company makes some of the best affordable mowers around. The Hyundai HYM400 is cheap petrol lawn mower that that gets the job done. It is by no means the greatest mower on the market, it is not even self propelled, but if you have a small garden that you need taken care of, then there is no reason that the Hyundai HYM400 should fail you. In fact, at this super affordable price point, it is perhaps the best petrol lawn mower in its class.
The Hyundai HYM400 is a great starter petrol lawn mower. It features a 99cc overhead valve engine which is perfect for lawns up to 400 square metres in size. The chassis and cutting deck of this Hyundai mower are made from polypropylene, which makes it lightweight and easy to move. Having a plastic body also means that this Hyundai model will not rust like other mowers that are constructed from materials like steel or even other metals.
For even more added comfort, the grip on this Hyundai petrol lawn mower is covered with a soft foam. This padded grip reduces fatigue when cutting grass for extended periods of time. The handles on this Hyundai mower also fold down over its body, which makes it super easy to store in your garage, garden shed, or boot of your car.
Compared to similar mowers, this Hyundai model is very quiet and efficient, which minimizes fuel consumption and disruption to your neighbours.
The Hyundai HYM400 has a cutting width of 40 cm and a grass collector with a volume of 40 litres. Again, this makes it perfect for a smaller garden. If you have to cut a patch of grass larger than 400 square metres, you may find that the grass collector needs to be emptied several times before the job is finished. If you do not fancy collecting the grass clippings in the grass collector, it can be removed. This way, the clipped grass will just be discharged from the rear of the lawn mower.
This Hyundai model has six cutting heights so that you can customise you lawn to your specific needs. It ranges from 25 mm for a smooth, turf-like finish to 75 mm for longer, more natural grass.
Assembly of this Hyundai lawn mower mainly consists of fitting the handles and wheels to its chassis. The instruction manual that comes with purchase of this Hyundai lawn mower does an adequate job of explaining how to do this, however Hyundai also has a helpful video that may be easier to follow along with for the more visual customer out there. The grass collection component comes pre-assembled, so you do not have to go through the hassle of constructing that. You simply have to attach it to the Hyundai mower if you want to collect the grass clippings instead of having them expelled from the rear of the mower.
Filling this Hyundai lawn mower up with oil or petrol is easy enough, but may customers suggest buying a cheap plastic funnel in order to prevent any spills. Starting the engine on this Hyundai lawn mower is easy enough, but it can also prove to be a little tricky the first time around. The electric start on this mower is easy to use. To start the engine, you must press the primer bulb at least five times in order to primer the carburetor. Once you turn on the mower, you then can set the mowing height using the lever on the right rear wheel. Once the engine and mowing height are set, you can start cutting the grass.
In terms of maintenance an servicing, all you really have to do this Hyundai petrol lawn mower is brush it down once you are finished using it. If you are at all concerned that you are not doing it correctly, Hyundai has another helpful video in order to guide you.
If you are concerned about safety when operating this Hyundai petrol mower, you do not have to worry. This mower is constructed with an Operator Presence Control (OPC) level that ensures that the engine will not run if you let go of the handle.
- Assembly of this Hyundai model could not be easier. You simply have to attach the handles, fit the wheels, and fill it up with petrol.
- Compared to other similar mowers, this Hyundai mower is very quiet.
- You really cannot beat the quality of this mower for the price. This is one of the cheapest, most efficient petrol lawn mowers around.
- This particular model struggles to cut long, thick, and wet grass.
- This Hyundai lawn mower is not self-propelled, meaning that you will have to push it yourself. This is not a huge concern, as it only weighs 18.5 kg, but it is still a factor that should be considered.
- This Hyundai mower does not have a roller included in it, so if you are looking to have a striped finish on your lawn, then you should go with a different model.
The Hyundai HYM400 is an affordable model that is suited to smaller lawns and gardens. This petrol model is made of lightweight plastic, making it super easy to move and store. It folds in half, meaning you do not have to clear a very large space in your shed or garage in order to put it away. This is a great beginning model for anyone looking to maintain their small lawns.
- 40cm cutting width, ideal for small to medium sized gardens
- Runs on straight unleaded petrol, so no messy mixing of petrol and oil
- Hyundai 79cc 4 stroke engine with easy start
- Single lever cutting height adjustment to 7 different heights from 25mm to 75mm
- Foldable handles for easy storage and transportation
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