The garden tractor lives up to all that I have read and seen on Youtube. I have a hilly yard and the transmission in the John Deere D130 did not last long. The electric locking differential is great. It powers through the hills with out having to worry
about one wheel spinning and slipping. The Kawasaki 24 HP engine is very powerful and the 48" deck makes mowing quick and easy. It has only been a month, but so far, I am really pleased with the mower.