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Lawn & Garden X354 Tractor with 42-in. Deck

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  • Exclusive 4-wheel steering for excellent maneuverability
  • Powered by 18.5 hp (13.8 kW)* iTorque™ Power System
  • 42-in. Accel Deep™ mower deck
  • Best-in-class 4 year/300 hour limited warranty


Manufacturer John Deere
Model X354 Lawn Tractor with 42-inch Deck
Power  18.5 hp 
 13.8 kW
Displacement  36.8 cu in.  (603 cc )
Manufacturer/model  FS600V  
Type  Overhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter  
Cylinders  V-twin, cast-iron liners  
Governor  Mechanical  
Choke/speed control  Separate levers, automatic choke return  
Cooling method  Air  
Air cleaner  Dry, replaceable with foam precleaner  
Oil drain  No tools  
Fuel system 
Type  Gasoline  
Fuel delivery  Pulse pump, carburetor  
Fuel gauge  Gauge on dash  
Fuel tank location  Rear  
Fuel fill opening  On left fender, 3 in. 
 7.6 cm 
Fuel tank capacity  3.3 U.S. gal. 
 12.5 L 
Electrical system 
Battery  12 V 
 340 CCA 
Charging system  Flywheel alternator, regulated, 15 amp 
Engine starter  Bendix  
Hourmeter  Yes  
Headlights  Two standard, incandescent, 27 W 
Taillights or reflector  No  
Backup lights  No  
Rear work lights  No  
12-V outlet  Optional  
Type  K46 hydrostatic integrated with transaxle  
Control  Twin Touch™ pedals  
Cruise control  Yes, button on dash  
Oil cooler  Fins and fan on transaxle  
Oil filter  Internal, not replaceable  
Differential lock  No  
Forward speed  0-5.5 mph 
 0-8.9 km/h 
Reverse speed  0-4 mph 
 0-6.4 km/h 
Brakes  Internal wet disc  
Frame  Welded heavy-duty  
Primer/paint  E-coat/powder  
Weight bracket  Optional front and rear  
Receiver hitch  No  
Front axle  Cast iron front axle, front wheel ball bearings  
Spindle bushings  No  
Front tires  15 x 6-6  
Rear tires  20 x 10-10  
Hood material  Molded-in color hood material reduces sound, will not rust or dent  
Fender deck material  Stamped steel  
Floor mats  Sure-grip rubber  
Storage  On fender and under seat  
Service interval decal  Yes  
Fender handles/grips  No  
Cup holder  Yes  
Equipment mounting  Yes, heavy duty  
Type  Manual, sector and pinion  
All-wheel steer  Yes  
Steering wheel  Large, 14 in. 
 35.6 cm 
Tilt steering wheel  No  
Turning radius  15 in. 
 38.1 cm 
Uncut circle radius  15 in. 
 38.1 cm 
Type  Open-back design with grasp  
Seat back height  15 in. 
 38.1 cm 
Armrests  No  
Fore-aft adjustment  While seated, slide rail, 14-position, 7 in. 
 17.8 cm 
Seat suspension  Tilt, two coil springs, three-position no-tools adjustment for operator weight  
Lift system 
Type  Foot pedal with optional adjustable spring assist kit  
Hydraulic outlets  No  
Mower cut height  13 positions, 1-4 in. 
 2.5-10.2 cm 
Cut height increments  0.25 in. 
 0.64 cm 
Preset cut height  Yes  
Mower deck 
Type  Side discharge  
Cutting width  42 in. 
 107 cm 
Construction  Stamped steel deck shell  
Mower deck material  12 gauge 
  0.105 in.
 2.7 mm
Mower wash port  Yes  
Mower drive system  Electric power take-off (PTO) clutch, in-line belt  
Mower wheels  Two  
Mower wheel adjustment  Four-position, tool required  
Mower level adjustment  Exact Adjust ports and onboard deck-leveling gauge  
Mower attachability 
Type  Slide under tractor  
Front draft arms  Attached with spring pins at two points  
Rear draft arms  Two pins and spring clips  
Mower wheels rotate  No  
Drive system  Single belt  
Meets ANSI standard  Yes  
Meets OPEI standard  Yes  
Backup protection  Reverse Implement Option (RIO)  
Safety video  Yes  
Buyer's notes 
Notes  One-piece hood for easy service access, molded-in color hood material reduces sound and will not rust or dent   
 4-wheel steering for unmatched maneuverability and trimming capability   
 Durable E-coat primer and powder-paint finish  
Warranty  4 year/300 hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at JohnDeere.com or JohnDeere.ca/TUWarranty for details.)  
Optional equipment 
Mowers  42A (standard)  
Rear bagger  2-bag, 7 bu 
 247 L 
Mulching system  Yes, MulchControl™  
Front thatcher  38, 46, 54 in. 
 96.5, 116.8, 137.2 cm 
Front blade  44 in. 
 111.8 cm 
Snow blower  Two-stage, 44 in. 
 111.8 cm 
Sprayer  Tow-behind, 15 U.S. gal. 
 56.8 L 
 Tow-behind, 25 U.S. gal. 
 94.6 L 
 Mounted, 25 U.S. gal. 
Spreader  Tow-behind, 125 lb 
 57.7 kg 
 Tow-behind, 175 lb 
 79.4 kg 
 Mounted, 125 lb 
Front bumper  Styled bumper option  
Brush guard  Yes  
Weather protection  Weather enclosure  
Sun canopy  Yes  
Bucket holder  Yes, double bucket  
Grass striping  Lawn striping kit  
Tractor shovel  40 in. 
 101.6 cm 
Tow-behind tools  16  
Height  47 in. 
 120 cm 
Overall length  72 in. 
 182.9 cm 
Wheelbase  49.4 in. 
 125.5 cm 
Width with mower  50.5 in. 
 128 cm 
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage)  50.5 in. 
Width without mower  41 in. 
 104.1 cm 
Weight  Mower, no fuel, 623 lb 
 283 kg