CRAFTSMAN® 42" Auto 17.5 HP Briggs & Stratton Riding Mower

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Craftsman 42" Auto 17.5 HP Briggs & Stratton Riding Mower

Craftsman 42" Auto 17.5 HP Briggs & Stratton Riding Mower
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Item # 07120373000P Model # 20373

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Enjoy Your Lawn with a CRAFTSMAN 42 in. Riding Mower

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Mowing the lawn is a pleasure with this powerful CRAFTSMAN 42 in. 17.5 HP Briggs & Stratton Gold Series (TM) Engine auto transmission riding mower. The automatic transmission is pedal-controlled for a smooth ride at speeds up to 5.5 mph. The gear selector is right at your fingertips on the rear fender, and the fully-welded 14-gauge steel frame has what it takes to withstand mowing lawns with uneven or sloping terrains. Back-up speed reaches 2.3 mph in this easy-to-drive rider so you can cut your grass swiftly and with excellent results.

You'll be glad you chose a CRAFTSMAN 42 in. auto transmission riding mower when you see how it cuts down grass in both forward and reverse gears. Accessories like mulching and bagging attachments are also available for this model as a separate purchase and for an additional price. The easy-to-adjust seat gives you the support and comfort you want when mowing, and an amazing 18 in. turning radius gives you excellent maneuverability.

  • The CRAFTSMAN 42 in. 17.5 HP* Briggs & Stratton auto transmission riding mower comes with a 42 in. deck
  • A 557cc, 17.5 HP Briggs & Stratton Gold Engine ensures you have the power to mow even tough lawns easily and quickly
  • Hauling capabilities let you add on rolling or aerating equipment, and you can purchase bagging or mulching attachments separately
  • Automatic transmission is controlled by a pedal with speeds up to 5.5 mph in forward gear and 2.3 mph in reverse
  • Comes with a 2-year limited warranty, plus a 5-year warranty on the frame and a 10-year warranty on the front axle

*As rated by the engine manufacturer

Feature Highlights

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Briggs & Stratton Engine

Delivers more power longer engine life and improved fuel economy

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Automatic Transmission

Pedal operation Drives similar to a car

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42" cutting deck with two deck wheels

Excellent cutting performance with two deck wheels for a more even cut, bagging, mulching with optional attachments

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Mow In Reverse

Versatility enabling you to mow in any direction

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Make your mower do the work

Attachment capable riding mower, helps with all your lawn chores

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Mid Back Seat

Added back support for a more comfortable riding experience and Anti-Vibration System (AVS) provides for a smoother ride


Overall Item Dimensions 70 x 47 x 35.5
Wheelbase (in.) 31
Cutting Deck & Blade:
Cutting Positions 5
Number of Cutting Blades 2
Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels Yes
Number of Deck Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels 2
Blade Width (in.) 19
Cutting Width (In.) 42
Discharge Location Side
Blade Type Bag, Mulch, Side Discharge
Blade Material Steel
Cutting Deck Material Steel
Cutting Deck Nose Roller No
Cutting Height Adjustment Type Hand Lever
Cutting Height Minimum (in.) 1.5
Cutting Height Maximum (in.) 4
Deckwash System No
Controls and Features:
Cruise Control No
Blade Lift Manual
Blade Engagement Type Manual
Product Overview:
Item Weight (lbs.) 518
General Warranty 2 Year Unit / 5 Year Frame / 10 Year Front Axle
Commercial/Residential Residential
Color/Finish Red
Terrain Type Obstacles
Front Axle Material Steel
Frame Type Fully welded
Step Thru Frame Yes
Number of Wheels 4
Frame Material Steel
Drive System:
Steering Wheel Type Standard
Transmission Type Automatic
Turning Radius (in.) 18
Maximum Forward Speed (mph) 5.5
Maximum Reverse Speed (mph) 2.3
Mow in Reverse Yes
Turn Tight No
Horsepower 17.5
Cylinder Liner Cast iron
Electronic Ignition Yes
Air Filter Type Dual
Oil Filter Type Spin On
Engine Lubrication System Pressurized
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton(r)
Number of Cylinders 1
Cooling System Type Air Cooled
Overhead Valve Engine Yes
Engine Displacement (cc) 500
Engine Cycles 4-cycle
Wheels & Tires:
Rear Tire Size 20 x 8 in.
Front Tire Size 15 x 6 in.
Accessory or Attachment:
Accepts Bagger Yes
Snow Blade or Thrower Capable None
Ground-Engaging Attach. No
Hauling Equipment Heavy Hauling
2 Bin Bagger Part Number #24019
Fuel System:
Fuel Capacity (gal.) 1.5
Fuel Gauge Location None
Fuel Type Gasoline
Power Steering None
Gauge Accessory:
Gauges N/A
Convenience Features:
Cup Holder Yes
Headlights Yes
Speed Control Foot pedal
Location All other
CARB Compliant Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board
Seat Size Mid Back
Adjustable Seat Yes
Arm Rests No


ItemPNO 07120373000
MfgPartNumber 20373
BrandName Craftsman
SoldBy Sears
ProductURL /craftsman-cm-17.5-hp-tractor-42-in
FulfilledBy Sears

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PartNumber 07120373000P