CRAFTSMAN® 20408 54" 24 HP V-Twin Briggs & Stratton Hydrostatic Garden Tractor

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Craftsman 20408 54" 24 HP V-Twin Briggs & Stratton Hydrostatic Garden Tractor

Craftsman 20408 54" 24 HP V-Twin Briggs & Stratton Hydrostatic Garden Tractor
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Item # 7120408 Model # 20408

Landscaping Made Easy

A heavy-duty garden tool, the CRAFTSMAN 54" 24 HP V-Twin Briggs & Stratton garden tractor helps you with the upkeep of your lawns. Designed to be compatible with a range of towable accessories like tillers and aerators, this tractor makes quick work of yard chores. The tractor is powered by a 24 HP 724cc Briggs & Stratton Platinum V-twin engine and offers a top speed of 7.5 mph. The astounding Turn Tight turning radius of 6" facilitates easy maneuverability along flowerbeds and fences. Forget the need to prime or choke as ReadyStart technology brings the engine to life in no time. Offering ample comfort as you work is the 15" high-back seat.

  • This CRAFTSMAN garden tractor's V-Twin Platinum series 24 HP Briggs & Stratton Intek OVE engine is designed to run cooler and cleaner for better fuel economy
  • 54" cutting deck offers cutting heights from 1" up to 4" 
  • Choose from 12 easy-to-adjust cutting height options to meet seasonal conditions
  • Mow-in-Reverse option is a quick 2-step process that keeps the blades engaged for continuous mowing while shifting in and out of reverse
  • Anti-scalp front and rear gauge wheels and nose roller protect your deck when encountering uneven or sloped terrain
  • The superior strength of the cast-iron front axle provides peace of mind when your yard has rugged patches or numerous obstacles 
  • Easy-to-fill 4 gal. fuel tank with reserve helps reduce refueling needs for long days in the yard 
  • Comfortable 15" ergonomic high-back seat with flip-up arm rests isolates user from bumps and vibrations
  • Deck Wash system facilitates cleaning of the cutting deck
  • Cup holder lets you take your favorite beverage with you as you mow

Feature Highlights

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Briggs & Stratton 24HP Platinum Series™ V-Twin Engine delivering more power, and quieter running. The engine also features the no choke ReadyStart® Starting System.

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Hi-speed, hydrostatic transmission with a top speed of 7.5 MPH. The foot pedal controls operate like a car so this tractor is a dream to operate in all terrains.

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Turn Tight

Turn Tight® technology features a 6 inch turning radius that easily maneuvers around gardens and other obstacles, while shortening time between each pass.

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Cast Iron Front Axle

CRAFTSMAN cast-iron front axle for added strength and durability and a life time warranty.

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Electric Blade Engagement

Electric blade engagement allows you to activate the blades at the touch of a button.

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The heavy duty brush guard protects your riding mower from obstacles in your yard.


Item Weight (lbs.) 569
Overall Item Dimensions 67.5" x 46" x 70"
Wheelbase (in.) 48
Cutting Deck & Blade:
Cutting Positions 12
Mulch Kit Included Sold Separately
Number of Cutting Blades 3
Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels Yes
Deck Thickness (Gauge) 12
Cutting Deck Style Mulch/Rear Bag/Side Discharge
Number of Deck Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels 4
Blade Width (in.) 2.125
Cutting Width (In.) 54
Discharge Location Side
Blade Type 3 in 1
Blade Material Steel
Cutting Deck Material Steel
Cutting Deck Nose Roller Yes
Cutting Deck Type Mulch/Rear Bag/Side Discharge
Cutting Height Adjustment Type Hand Lever
Cutting Height Adjustment Increments 1/4"
Cutting Height Minimum (in.) 1
Cutting Height Maximum (in.) 4
Deckwash System Yes
Controls and Features:
Electric Clutch For Attach. No
Cruise Control Yes
Blade Lift Manual
Blade Engagement Type Electric
Product Overview:
General Warranty 2-Year Limited
Commercial/Residential Residential
Color/Finish Red
Terrain Type Obstacles
Front Axle Material Cast iron
Frame Type Fully welded
Step Thru Frame Yes
Number of Wheels 4
Frame Material Steel
Drive System:
Number of Forward Speeds Infinite
Steering Type Conventional
Number of Reverse Speeds Infinite
Steering Wheel Type Standard
Shifter Location Pedal control
Transmission Type Hydrostatic Automatic
Turning Radius (in.) 6
Maximum Forward Speed (mph) 7.5
Maximum Reverse Speed (mph) 2.9
Mow in Reverse Yes
Turn Tight Yes
Horsepower 24
Cylinder Liner Cast iron
Electronic Ignition Yes
Air Filter Type Dual
Oil Filter Type Full pressure
Exhaust Valve Rotator No
Cooling Fan Yes
Valve Lifters None
Engine Lubrication System Full pressure
Throttle Adjustment Remote
Engine Series Intek Platinum
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton(r)
Number of Cylinders 2
Cooling System Type Air Cooled
Overhead Valve Engine Yes
Engine Displacement (cc) 724
Charging System Amperage 12
Engine Cycles 4-cycle
Wheels & Tires:
Wheel Grease Zerks Yes
Rear Tire Size 23" x 10.5-12"
Front Tire Size 16" X 6.5-8"
Accessory or Attachment:
Accepts Bagger Yes
Snow Blade or Thrower Capable Snow blade
Ground-Engaging Attach. Yes
Dozer Blade Capable Yes
Hauling Equipment Heavy Hauling
3 Bin Bagger Part Number #24917
Mulch Kit Part Number #24154
Electric Lift Kit Capable No
Bag Kit Included No
Accessories Snow Blade 24441, Snow Thrower 24837, Snow Cab 24276, Wheel Weight Standard 26234/24100, Chains 24868, Sun Shade 24230
Fuel System:
Fuel Capacity (gal.) 4.0
Fuel Gauge Location On Tank
Fuel Type Gasoline
Gauge Accessory:
Battery Ammeter No
Hour Meter Yes
Gauges None
Convenience Features:
Cup Holder Yes
Headlights Included/Built In
Power Steering None
Speed Control Foot pedal
Brakes Type External cog
Location All other
UL Listed No
CSA Listed No
ETL Listed No
CARB Compliant Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board
Seat Size Deluxe high back
Adjustable Seat Yes
Arm Rests Yes


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FulfilledBy Sears
SoldBy Sears
ItemPNO 07120408000
MfgPartNumber 20408
BrandName Craftsman

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PartNumber 07120408000P