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Cub Cadet
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Cub Cadet and John Deere Overview

Total reviews 328 252
Company responses 0 0
Issues resolved 3 1

Cub Cadet and John Deere Consumer Ratings

Rank
104 out of 563 in Landscaping and Gardening category
92 out of 563 in Landscaping and Gardening category
Product or Service Quality
66 in category
No votes
Customer service
69 in category
No votes
Value for money
66 in category
No votes
Price Affordability
77 in category
No votes

Cub Cadet and John Deere Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1.4 (128 reviews)
No votes
Reviewer's quote

Tulsa New Holland Service Dept. This won't be short! I have a Cub Cadet RTZ-S 42. Bought it used and have mowed with it about 10 times, no problems at all...

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It is quite obvious that John Deere has shifted its ability to make margin by downgrading its quality in the parts they sell to their unsuspecting customer base. Based on all the quality issues I see here on the complaint board you can go ahead and add this particular item. Oh yes, to add to that,...

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Customer service
1.4 (120 reviews)
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...I called in to the customer service phone number and spent 50 minutes on hold. The agent found out that UPS had picked up the shipping label, but not the part. I asked to be refunded the shipping charge as I felt as if I shouldn't be charged...

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...no response from customer service after 6 days so far...

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Value for money
1.5 (120 reviews)
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...I was not wanting to spend that kind of money on the seat after having just paid $ 12, 246. 00 for a brand-new machine. So, I have a taped-up seat...

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...It was the best I could do, but I feel as though I should not had to have paid anything The transmissions on these mowers should not fail especially for the money that you have to spend. Thank you..

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Price Affordability
2.2 (107 reviews)
No votes
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...I got a replacement off ebay again with a lower price and quicker delivery. I discovered there is a guy who makes reinforcement rings to go between the bearing housing for the blade and the deck. I needed this because the deck is to thin and split...

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...00 price I would have thought it would work for more that 59 hrs of work with out two tings going wrong with it. As a 52 year old business owner (of 27 years) I expected John Deere to be a quality product, but it sucks..

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Cub Cadet and John Deere Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Price
  • Power
  • Looks nice
  • Thought i was buying top self
  • Good built product
  • What i thought was a good product
Cons
  • Customer service
  • Junk
  • Poor product
  • Customer service
  • Reliability of the tractor
  • Poor quality of machine and poor customer service for resolution

Cub Cadet and John Deere Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

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

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5

this machine hates water will not go thru water due to belt slipping. will not buy another one and will tell all my...

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5

I have a 2000 series Cub Cadet, model 2135 that I purchase new in spring of 1999. It has the Kohler engine, hydrostatic...

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5

Wtf A 2025r nightmare follow up. due to all the repairs done on this new 32 hour 2025 r John Deere previously...

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Cub Cadet and John Deere Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

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

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1

I bought a self-propelled John Deere mower from Lowes. It began rusting in 2nd year and now paint is peeling off with...

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1

Worst piece of *** on market and we own 3 riding mowers and freaken last one can't even get a deck belt been waiting 3...

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1

Bought an AC-G8010S home generator 2+ years ago during Superstorm Sandy. Subsequently purchased a wheel assembly....

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Cub Cadet and John Deere Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1.7

My tractor was new in April of 2020. Started having shut down issues after 4 hours of use. Went in the shop for...

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No votes

Exclamation symbol and warning buzzer wont quit

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1

I have a 2018 52 inch cut 22 HP Kohler Engine cub cadet, no problem with the mower but I have put to mulching plugs on...

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Purchased a E140 mower. 1st use parking brake handle fell off and would not stay after I put it back on. Lowers brought...

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Cub Cadet and John Deere Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
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  • Cub Cadet Lawn Tractor (28 reviews)
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