Lawnmower nowadays can be very expensive, with some going up past the £500 mark, making the hunt for an affordable lawn mower, not an easy task.
If you're on a budget don't panic however, there are high-quality mowers for under the £100 mark out there.
We've done the hard work for you and rounded up some of our top picks below reviewing them individually to help you find the right mower for you.
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For our favourite budget lawnmower we have the Bosch electric mower for under £100, featuring a 1200W motor and a 32cm cutting width for small to medium garden sizes.
Top specs of this cheap lawn mower are its three different cutting heights ranging between 20, 40 and 60mm, it also has a grass comb for a close finish on the borders of your lawn. The mower further comes with a replacement blade as a backup.
In terms of the design, this electric lawn mower has a 31-litre grass box and weighs only 9kg and has a carry handle making it very portable.
Overall, this budget Bosch electric lawnmower is an excellent choice if you have a medium size lawn and want a simple to use mower.
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Despite its lightweight and plastic parts the compact lawnmowers design is very powerful and can handle stubborn grass with ease.
Downfalls of this Bosch mower are its assembly which is said to be difficult to put together, the grass collection box can also be reported to come off during usage.
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For medium and small lawns, the Flymo Speedi-Mo is a great choice, with a 36 cm cutting width and adjustable height settings ranging between 20 to 60mm.
Notable specs of this Flymo mower are its 1500W electric motor and 12m power cord for flexibility, the cutting heights can be adjusted with ease by the single lever system and it has a grass carrying capacity of up to 40L.
Design-wise the corded lawnmowers model has dual handles for extra comfort plus weighs only 11.5kg.
We rate this Flymo Speed-Mo highly for its cheap price yet powerful design, the wheeled mower is lightweight to push and has extra meters of cord for more freedom in comparison to other mowers on the market.
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Negatives of this Flymo mower are its grass box design which comes in two halves and can fall apart easily once full.
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If you have a little more money to spend in your budget, the Murray electric corded mower is a great machine for lawns that are a little tougher and larger, housing a 1600 watt motor and a 37cm cutting width.
This Murray model can cut lawns up to 500m2 in size with ease and has seven different adjustable cutting height options between 25mm - 75mm for tall and short grass. Grass combs are included for a perfect finish.
Design-wise, the corded lawn mower has a 40-litre grass collector bag and a foldable soft-grip handle for ease of use and storage. There's also a mulching plug included if you don't want to collect your grass clippings.
The mower has a 10m cord for power and a five year warranty for buyers' protection.
To conclude, this Murray corded mower is one of our best choices for tough lawns, with a powerful motor and large grass box to avoid frequent emptying. The electric lawnmowers model also has the option of mulching which is ideal if you want to improve the health of your lawn.
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Negatives of the cheap lawnmower are its assembly with the hand rails being difficult to put together. The handles are also said to not fold down fully for storage, only halfway.
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Hyundai is very well known in the lawn mower industry for creating reliable mowers, this electric lawn mower, in particular, boasts a 1200W powered motor and a 33cm cutting width making it ideal for medium gardens.
Top features of the mower are its three adjustable cutting heights ranging between 20-60mm allowing you to cut a variety of grass heights. The mower also has a 30L grass box plus a mulching function for using bits of grass as fertiliser.
For ease of use, the mower only weighs 9kg and has foldable handles for easier storage. There is also a rear roller if you want a striped finish on your lawn and the mower uses a 10m power cord.
If you want an affordable mower that can give you a striped finish on your lawn but don't want a heavy mower, this Hyundai model could be an excellent choice.
The mower also has easy assembly for people who aren't familiar with mowers.
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Notable downfalls of the lawnmower are its power which is reported to be too weak for tall grass. It's also said to leave grass clippings out of the collection box sometimes.
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Last but not least we have the Einhell electric lawn mower, this mower has a 33 cm cutting width and a 1250W carbon powered motor.
Main specs are its 5-position cutting height adjuster which can be adjusted by the central lever, this has heights varying between 20-60mm. It also has an edge cutting system for borders, making it perfect for lawns up to 300m2.
The design of this Einhell mower houses a 30-litre grass box and has a durable plastic housing, it also has foldable handles for easy storage. Its wide wheel allows the mower to have more stability, and there's a carry handle on top for better transport.
To conclude, this Einhell electric lawn mower is of excellent quality and has easy assembly despite its low price, it's also fairly lightweight, coming in at only 11 kg.
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We would recommend this lawn mower if you're after a simple to use the robust mower for a small lawn.
Drawbacks of the Einhell model are height adjust setting options that do not go lower than 20mm, this can be an issue if you want your grass short. The grass box is also said to fall off easily during use.
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To conclude our top reviews of the most affordable lawn mowers, the best mower for under £100 has to be The Bosch Electric Lawnmower ARM 3200.
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Not only is this Bosch mower the cheapest mower on our list, but it is also the most reliable, with simple to use controls and a spare metal cutting blade.
As a second choice, we also suggested the Flymo Speedi-Mo 360C Electric Wheeled Lawn Mower, this model is slightly more expensive than our top pick Bosch mower but is better for tougher lawns of a medium-size thanks to its 1500W motor.
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Now we have reviewed our best affordable mowers for under £100, we can move on to our buying guide.
This guide below will cover all the features you should be watching out for in your affordable mower, as well as how to maintain your mower once you've chosen your favourite model.
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From the wattage of your lawn mower to the width of the blade, there are plenty of features you should be considering in your mower to make sure it's the right kind of mower for your garden.
We've listed essentials to watch out for below.
If you've chosen your affordable lawn mower, you should extend its lifespan by knowing how to take care of the mower properly.
We've listed our top maintenance tips below to help you out.
Our number one affordable lawn mower for under £100 is The Bosch Electric Lawnmower ARM 3200 thanks to its simple to use design and high power features for an affordable price.
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We also suggested the Flymo Speedi-Mo 360C Electric Wheeled Lawn Mower for larger lawns if you have a slightly higher budget. This mower has a perfect cutting height range with five different options as well as a large grass box for a smooth mowing experience.
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