It's self-propelled, has seven cutting heights and even comes with a mulching plug included. As springtime approaches, could Aldi's new Ferrex Self Propelled Petrol Lawnmower FPMXSZ4 be the mower you need to spruce up your lawn?
It's certainly at the cheaper end of the scale (£179.99) and has the look and features of mowers far more expensive. We got our hands on one early to get some first impressions and see if it's a bargain mower that can compete with the best.
You'd be forgiven for thinking it was from a premium brand rather than an inexpensive Aldi Special Buy. Many cheap mowers are made of plastic, mostly - but the handlebars, deck and 46cm rotary blade on the Ferrex are all made of metal.
The engine isn't cheap quality, either. It's made by American engineers Briggs & Stratton, which builds engines for many of the top lawn mower brands. The engine has a self-propelling function, which moves the mower at around 3.5km/h. We found this to be a comfortable walking pace - not too slow, and not too fast.
It has seven cutting heights, ranging from 25-75mm, which you can adjust easily using the well-designed metal gear stick at its rear. You can also fold the handles down to half way, which is useful for storage, but you'll need to unscrew the bolts to fold it down fully.
It comes with a mulching plug, too, which is handy for cutting grass clippings very finely and redistributing them in a thin layer on to your lawn. This helps keen the lawn healthy and means you don't need to dispose of the clippings.
There's no roller at the back, though, so you won't be able to get the professional striped finish you see on the pitches at Wimbledon and football stadiums.
There are almost always some trade-offs when buying a lawn mower - we've listed some pros and cons below to help you make up your mind.
At £179.99 it's certainly tempting - we've tested mowers that cost more than three times as much as the Aldi Ferrex.
But is the price an indication of how good it is?
The below graph shows the average Which? test score of lawn mowers at different price points.
The graph indicates that paying more for a lawn mower gives you a better chance of getting a good one, so could Aldi's be an exception to the rule?
We haven't tested the Aldi mower yet, so can't be certain it delivers, but based on our first impressions we think it's definitely worth considering.