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Five hottest lawn mower brands for summer 2014

Bosch is most popular lawn mower brand


Bosch is the top brand on the Which? website

Which? reveals the top five most popular lawn mower brands on the website – but which lawn mowers have done well enough in our tests to be recommended as a Best Buys? 

The gentle hum of a lawn mower and the scent of freshly cut grass – a picture of British summer gardens. Which? has tested more than 90 lawn mowers from the biggest brands and DIY store own-labels to see which will give you the best cut with no fuss.

Log in to read our verdict on each brand or if you’re not yet a Which? member, sign up for a £1 Which? trial to get access to all our reviews and test results. Our testing covers 27 different lawn mower brands and rates each mower on how they handle, how the cut and how convenient they are to use.

To help in your quest for the best lawnmower, here we’ve rounded up the top five most popular brands on the Which? website:

1. Bosch lawn mowers

Bosch is one of the biggest manufacturers of garden power tools in the UK and since 2010 we’ve tested 13 Bosch lawn mowers. Only two are current Best Buys so log-in to read our full reviews to find which ones made the cut.

2. Flymo lawn mowers

Flymo is the second most popular brand of lawn mowers on the Which? website. Cheaper than a lot of brands, Flymo still makes some good mowers. Find the pros and cons of Flymo lawn mowers in our Flymo lawn mowers guide.

3. Qualcast lawn mowers

The Qualcast brand was started in 1920 and is still going strong. It’s the third most popular brand of lawn mower on our website but one Qualcast did so badly in our tests we made it a Don’t Buy. Discover which mower didn’t live up to the brand in our full reviews.

4. Honda lawn mowers

Honda is one of the biggest and best-known brands of petrol lawn mowers, ride-on lawn mowers and lawn tractors in the world. Find out how Honda lawn mowers have done in our tough tests and the pros and cons of Honda mowers in our Honda lawn mowers guide.

5. Mountfield lawn mowers

Mountfield brand lawn mowers are the fifth most popular on our website. We’ve put 17 Mountfield mowers through our rigorous Which? testing process to see how they cope with long, damp, short, wet and rough grass. Find out if we’d recommend them in our Mountfield lawn mowers guide.

These are the five most popular lawn mower brands on the Which? website based on visits from 1 February to 1 May. 

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