STIHL RT 5097 Petrol Ride-on Lawn Mower


£3,646.95 inc. VAT

  • Compact Ride-on Mower for lawns up to 6000m2
  • Offer comfort & technology
  • 250L grass catcher box
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The agile STIHL RT 5097 Petrol Ride-on Lawn Mower will mow lawns up to 6000m2. With its high degree of driving comfort and the clearly arranged controls, this ride-on mower offers well-thought-out technology. Allowing for effortless working. You can adjust the comfortably spring-loaded seat of this lawn tractor precisely to your body height without the use of tools.

Beacause of the simple cutting height adjustment and the electromagnetic blade clutch for activating and deactivating the mowing deck, you achieve high mowing performance and a top-quality finish. The catching management system on both sides of the mowing deck gathers the grass across the entire cutting width. Which consequently guides it towards the cutting blades.

The comfortable single pedal drive allows you to manoeuvre the mower precisely. Therefore, giving you full control, perfect for lawns with flower beds and shrubs. You can change the driving direction of the lawn tractor from forward to reverse gear with a single action.

Thanks to the practical curve shaped handle, the 250-litre grass catcher box can be emptied effortlessly from the driver’s seat. And, the polymer grass catcher box is very easy to clean.

The RT 5097 comes with a 5 year extended warranty (subject to registration and annual servicing).

STIHL RT 5097 Petrol Ride-on Mower Product Features:

Robust frame
The robust frame construction gives the mower a high level of stability and driving comfort. The STIHL ride-on mowers compact design is great for using attachments such as the AGW 098 garden roller or PICK 300 tilting trailer.
Spring-loaded and adjustable seat
The most comfortable seat position can be set without the use of tools. This allows individual adjustment of the driver’s seat to almost any body size.
Grass catcher box with bow handle
The polymer grass catcher box can be emptied effortlessly from the drivers seat simply using the curved shaped handle. The “dumper” design ensures optimum filling and residual-free emptying of the grass catcher box. Cleaning the catcher box is also easy.
Catching management system
The catching system guides the grass blades across the entire working width of the mowing deck. It helps to guide the grass towards the mowing blades for a more efficient cut.
Trailer hitch
The integral trailer hitch enables easy mounting of attachments such as the convenient PICK UP 300 tilting trailer, which can also be used as a wheel barrow.
Turf tyres
The large turf tyres of the STIHL ride-on mower help to protect the lawn. Thanks to their rounded tyre design, they reduce the formation of driving tracks.
Electromagnetic blade clutch (EBC)
The mowing deck can be easily engaged and disengaged by a switch situated on the control panel.
Central cutting height adjustment
The lever to adjust the deck cutting height is located directly next to the driver’s seat. It enables individual adjustment of the cutting height in up to eight steps.
Low step
The low step on the STIHL ride-on mowers provides ample legroom and allows for comfortable access to the seat.
Single pedal drive
With the STIHL single pedal drive, the direction of travel can be conveniently switched between forward and reverse gear using a hand lever for quick manoeuvring. The pressure-sensitive pedal allows for precise control of the speed between top speed and standstill. The separate brake pedal ensures immediate stopping.
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Weight297.802 kg
Dimensions222 × 112.5 × 119 cm
STIHL Product Code


Uncertainty factor K Seat




Cutting width

95cm (37")


up to 6000m2

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Uncertainty factor, K wheels


Grass catcher box


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Guaranteed sound power level, LWAd


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