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Cub Cadet

Cub Cadet and Ariens Overview

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Cub Cadet was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on May 28, 2008 and since then this brand received 254 reviews. It is 56 reviews more than Ariens received since Jan 4, 2008.

Cub Cadet and Ariens Consumer Ratings

85 out of 657 in Landscaping and Gardening category
168 out of 1546 in Equipment category
Product or Service Quality
58 in category
106 in category
Value for money
56 in category
113 in category
Customer service
75 in category
121 in category

Cub Cadet and Ariens Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1.4 (82 reviews)
1.4 (53 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I will not waste my time again trying to get support for this product from Cub Cadet. Caution, If you are planning to purchase a XT-1 LT50, or like product, you may want to reconsider, unless of course you like to fix things and don't mind the extra expense even during the warranty period. As it...


Called customer service and I had expected them to help troubleshoot the snow blower but they didn’t help and told me to call the dealer. I don’t want to rent a truck and take my 250lb Snow blower to a dealer. I’m pretty sure it’s a fuel shutoff valve or a fuel line which would be pretty easy for...

Value for money
1.4 (72 reviews)
1.6 (42 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...They already tooled the money and we have no lawn mower..


...Do not waste your money on tbis product..

Customer service
1.2 (70 reviews)
1.2 (42 reviews)
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... would we know!!! So DISGUSTED!!! Paid 9995 for it, plus an additional $1500 for a plow for it and still owe $4200!!!! NEVER again would we buy a Cub Cadet!!! Customer service SUCKS!!!!....


...Contacted Ariens customer service November 2017 and provided pictures of the catastrophic failures of parts and manufacturing. The responses, "You must be getting it too wet. " "We've never heard and/or seen anything like this...

John P

Cub Cadet and Ariens Pros and Cons

  • Price
  • Cut great
  • Power
  • Price
  • Snow blower
  • Overall good equipment
  • Customer service
  • Junk
  • Design
  • Customer service
  • Reliability
  • Product reliability

Cub Cadet and Ariens Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

I love both mine I think these comments are from the competition


Pulling wheels broke rather than replace with new parts it was welded and it was still under warranty and they charged...

Cub Cadet and Ariens Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

every 24 hours transmission belt need replaced $109 then at the 3 year point muffler heated up burning the tractor...


My clutch blew apart and transmission failed after only 500 hours of service. This was a $5,000 lawn mower that was...

Cub Cadet and Ariens Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

We live 15 miles south of Seguin, TX. We purchased a Cub Cadet XT1-LT50 from Tractor Supply in June of 2019. We liked th...

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I purchased my SHO snow blower from Carstens in Kaukauna Wisconsin about 15 months ago. The unit died. I called...

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Cub Cadet and Ariens Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Cub Cadet Lawn Mower (38 reviews)
  • Cub Cadet Lawn Tractor (26 reviews)
  • Cub Cadet Xt1 Lawn Tractor (14 reviews)
  • Ariens Lawn Mower (32 reviews)
  • Ariens Lawn Tractor (24 reviews)
  • Ariens Snow Blower (17 reviews)