Efco AR 53 TK Professional Lawn Mower Review

Efco garden equipments are distributed with a great nationwide network and they are one of the familiar names in the garden maintenance segment. Each of its products ensures high trust in terms of quality, performance and features as they are an innovative output of the professionals of the brand. The following is the review of Efco AR 53 TK Professional Lawn Mower which brings to you more and in-depth details of the product.

Outstanding Features:

  • The highlight of this model is the drive type which is self-propelled and it has a unique special rubber covering handle for the easy grip. The wheels are made of metal and consist of ball bearing which gives high resistance and high durability.
  • The cutting height is variable which can be adjusted with the central mechanism present in the front knob. The cutting height can be set anywhere from 20mm to 65mm.
  • The grass collector can accommodate the capacity of 75litres of grass clippings. This has a speciality of accommodating more clippings as the mulching blade in-build cuts into tinier fragments allowing more than normal accumulation in the grass bag. This means there is only less trips to empty the grass bag.


Akin to most other model this Efco AR 53 TK Professional Mulching Lawn Mower also gives the functions of collection and rear discharge as the general function. This means the grass clippings can either be collected in the grass bag or can be discharged on the rear side. Apart from these the special function of mulching is also present in this model which gives a better off of this equipment. It has a converter which sets the mower in the mulching function by closing off the rear duct with the supplied plug. In this case the grass clippings are further cut into smaller bits before it is discharged dropping it in the lawn to add the nutrients to the soil.

Physical Characteristics:

This model has a deck made of aluminium which is robust and has housing in the combination of red and black. The grass bag present on the rear side is made of fabric material with the cover made of hard plastic. It has vent holes on either side and also allows seeing the filling level. The wheels are ergonomically designed and so are the handles which have soft covering and are height adjustable. The handle can also be folded for easy storage.

Engine and Power:

The integrated engine of this model belongs to the type EMAK K 800 OHV. It works with self-propelled drive with the single speed at 3.6 km/h. the displacement is 196cm3. This model is suitable for the domestic use and for the lawn size of up to 2400m2.

Cutting Properties:

The cutting width is 51cm and this model gives the stripped effect if required. The cutting height is variable with the central adjustment and can be set from 25 mm to 65mm. This serves a great deed of mowing task pleasurable and with the wide cutting width the mowing activity can be completed quicker.

On the whole, Efco AR 53 TK Professional Self-Propelled Lawn Mower has unique features and stands competitive with high end model with its performance. However, the features like the electric start and the blade brake are not available to make it possible to take it to the next level.

Efco AR 53 TK Lawn Mower – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Efco
Model Name AR 53 TK Professional Lawn Mower
Mower Type Rotary
Weight 37.5 kg
Propulsion Self propelled at 3.6km/h speed
Engine power EMAK K 800 OHV
Cutting Width 51 cm
Grass bag capacity 75 litres
Colour Red
Variable Cutting Height Yes
Height adjustment From 20mm – 65mm
Folding Handle Yes
Height adjustable handle Yes
Safety Lock-off Switch Yes
Mulching Yes
Height adjustment Central
Grass bag fill indicator Yes
Displacement 196 cm3
Deck Aluminium
Electric start No
Blade brake No
Lawn area Up to 2400m2

Monday, May 28th, 2012

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