PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Cub Cadet and John Deere as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Cub Cadet
John Deere

Cub Cadet and John Deere Overview

Total reviews
253
177
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
3
1

Cub Cadet was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on May 28, 2008 and since then this brand received 253 reviews. It is 76 reviews more than John Deere received since Jun 9, 2008. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer has equal chances to resolve issues with Cub Cadet customer support team and John Deere customer service.

Cub Cadet and John Deere Consumer Ratings

Rank
85 out of 791 in Landscaping and Gardening category
65 out of 791 in Landscaping and Gardening category
Product or Service Quality
58 in category
53 in category
Value for money
56 in category
49 in category
Customer service
74 in category
57 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, John Deere ranks 20 points higher in the Landscaping and Gardening category than Cub Cadet. People gave Cub Cadet 1.4 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in Landscaping and Gardening category and it is 103 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, John Deere was rated 1.6 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in this category and it is 108 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Value for money criterion, than we see that John Deere has a higher rating than Cub Cadet. Regarding Customer service criterion, consumers gave Cub Cadet 1.2 stars and it is 54% greater than other in category. John Deere however was rated 1.5 stars and it is 65% greater than other in category.

Cub Cadet and John Deere Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1.4 (80 reviews)
1.6 (83 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Customer service/warranty department gave me a list of authorized service centers (5) I called all of them and not one location would work on my mower. Called customer service again was told I could call a few more all were at least an hour away but if I found someone locally I may be able to get...

DAWN r

I bought a D110 riding lawn mower from Lowe's in Bastrop, Tx approximately 2 and 1/2 years ago and I serviced the mower according to the manual. I went out to mow my lawn last week and there was this loud bang and the mower quit. (This is the 2nd mower I have had with John Deere) I took it to...

Kenise
Value for money
1.4 (70 reviews)
1.6 (73 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

My Cub Cadet XT2 is total junk! One breakdown after another. I spends mor time at the dealer then it does in my garage. The latest issue, the PTO cable has broken. It’s so fine, it’s not really a cable at all. It’s more like silk worms holding hands. It’s total cheap, garbage. The dealer is getting...

Karl M

Our D140 is 1 year old, and caught fire in the engine and burned to the ground. Contacted JD they said sorry it’s not our fault.This is a 1 year lawnmower used for our home and stored inside after ever use. Sent pictures clearly showing were fire started JD , said not there fault.Terrible!!

Richard O
Customer service
1.2 (68 reviews)
1.5 (87 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I've been a cub cadet customer for many years. My last two purchases were cub cadet riding mowers. really ,the only problems I've had was normal wear and tear...

PissedConsumer1717548

Was connected..but she said she had bad connection..called back couldnt get in..kept getting a bunch of questions..survey..each time I call back..still cant get thru.

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Cub Cadet and John Deere Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Price
  • Cut great
  • Power
  • Thought i was buying top self
  • Product
  • John deere tractor until it blew up and was on fire
Cons
  • Customer service
  • Junk
  • Design
  • Customer service
  • Poor quality of machine and poor customer service for resolution
  • John deere corp will not work to gain a fair solution

Cub Cadet and John Deere Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

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

5

I purchased my fifth John Deere-JDX 738 with 54'mower,mc 519 cart,JD 47' snowblower with all the necessary attachment pi...

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...

1

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

Cub Cadet and John Deere Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

pto leaver bent under normal use cub claimed misuse or commercial use after 50 hrs in 2 years

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1.4

I bought a D110 riding lawn mower from Lowe's in Bastrop, Tx approximately 2 and 1/2 years ago and I serviced the mower...

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Cub Cadet and John Deere Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Cub Cadet Lawn Mower (37 reviews)
  • Cub Cadet Lawn Tractor (26 reviews)
  • Cub Cadet Xt1 Lawn Tractor (13 reviews)
  • John Deere Tractor (16 reviews)
  • John Deere Lawn Mower (8 reviews)
  • John Deere Customer Care (7 reviews)