Greenworks 24V 13" Review

Brushless Cordless Lawn Mower, 4.0Ah Battery and Charger Included


Final Score

3.9 / 5 from 1842 users

Greenworks 24V 13" | Tools Official
Greenworks 24V 13" | Tools Official
Greenworks 24V 13" | Tools Official


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We spent 8.6 hours reading reviews from customers and experts. In summary, here's what users think:

9 reasons to buy

  • The Greenworks 24V 13" mower may be compact, but it can easily tackle tall, overgrown grass, as well as providing a smooth cut on shorter lawns. (31 reviews)

    • “It works better than a weed eater and cover more area.”

    • “It had the task of tackling about 3 months of overgrowth but it managed somehow to knock it all out in a day over 3 separate and full charges.”

    • “Cuts short grass with ease”

    • “Overall it’s an amazing mower. It cuts grass really well.”

    • “works great for small spaces”

    • “It did the job and cut the grass well.”

    • “The lawnmower cuts great”

    • “It was very powerful for the size”

    • “It had no trouble getting through weeds, high grass and even a couple of sticks that I missed when clearing the yard.”

    • “It performed exactly as described and does a great job around gardens and lawn furniture.”

  • Many reviews point out that the mower is light. This makes it easy to push, carry, and move around, especially on hills or around obstacles like flower beds. (28 reviews)

    • “It's is powerful and lightweight”

    • “this little mower will be just the thing for getting between the house and the flower boxes”

    • “It's very lightweight so pushing it up and down the hill is hardly a workout.”

    • “Product is pretty lightweight compared to past lawnmower we have owned.”

    • “Once it was together, I loved it. Lightweight, can get in small spaces”

    • “Very light weight - most people will be able to pick it up with one hand.”

    • “I’m glad it’s light weight and very easy to handle”

    • “super light really easy to throw around especially up and down the hill, one hand operation all day long”

    • “It's very lightweight and easy to use.”

    • “It’s lightweight and easy to handle.”

  • Customers like the simple and easy assembly process, indicating that it takes just minutes to put together out of the box. (19 reviews)

    • “It takes minutes to put together out of box.”

    • “Easy to put together.”

    • “Charging and hooking up the battery to the lawnmower was fairly easy.”

    • “It was easy to put together it literally only took me a few minutes.”

    • “Great no fuss mower for people with a small yard who don't want to have to tinker with a million pieces.”

    • “It was super easy to put together”

    • “the only assembly was basically attaching the bottom half of the handle to the top half”

    • “Easily assembles in a few minutes.”

  • Users find the mower easy to use, with simple controls that are great for beginners or anyone who wants a hassle-free experience. (14 reviews)

    • “It's very lightweight and easy to use.”

    • “Easy to start, just pull the lever on the handle while holding the button.”

    • “I love this. It is easy to push and cuts well. I love that it collects the grass and it is easy to dump”

    • “Good and easy to use”

    • “was even easier to start and operate”

    • “Super easy to use and maneuver in the yard.”

    • “so easy to maneuver”

    • “pushed start button held the handle/ started without any problems”

    • “It’s faster and easier than the weed wacker I used to use”

    • “The price is right, and the moving is easy!”

    • “Extremely light weight and easily stored”

    • “super easy push button start”

    • “Small and easy to use”

  • The Greenworks 24V 13" mower features adjustable cutting heights, allowing for different lengths of grass to be cut with ease. (9 reviews)

    • “with height adjustments”

    • “Also the height adjustment wouldn't stay at the highest setting”

    • “Make sure blade is set high enough get a nice trim”

    • “Recommend to keep on the 5 height setting if your grass is high”

    • “earlier this summer, when the height selector handle which is made of plastic, started to warp causing the height to slip a couple of times while I was mowing the grass”

    • “the adjuster to make the grass high or short always flips back to short grass”

    • “height settings easy to adjust”

    • “If grass grows in clumps you have to put it at a higher cutting angle then go over it with a lower angle.”

    • “its easy to adjust if need”

  • As a cordless mower, the mower eliminates the hassle of dealing with a power cord, allowing users to move around without any limits. (8 reviews)

    • “I opted for this mower because it was only $160, cordless electric and the battery could be swapped into other tools so what have I to lose?”

    • “Love the battery power”

    • “I ordered this as a cordless successor.”

    • “It charges with a battery that makes it great not having to deal with gas.”

    • “Battery-run”

    • “Light, cordless and easy to maneuver.”

    • “I purchased this lawnmower because the advertisement stated the battery was included”

    • “Cordless”

  • The mower is quieter than traditional gas mowers and even some household items like vacuum cleaners, causing less disruption. (6 reviews)

  • The battery can be swapped into other compatible tools. This adds versatility for those with multiple tools from the same brand. (2 reviews)

    • “the battery could be swapped into other tools so what have I to lose?”

    • “I also have string cutter which functions with the same battery type, so the charger and battery was super helpful.”

  • Post-mowing cleanup with the Greenworks 24V 13" is reported to be easy by several users. (1 review)

4 reasons not to buy

  • The Greenworks 24V 13" lawn mower's battery may last only around 20-30 minutes, and it also takes a long time to recharge, which can be inconvenient for users with larger lawns. (19 reviews)

    • “the battery life is very disappointing. I timed how long my battery last which is only 20 minutes but it takes approximately 3 hours to charge to full capacity.”

    • “My only con was the battery only lasted for about 15-20 minutes. I don’t know if I got a bad battery or what, but it takes HOURSSSS to charge”

    • “Also, the battery life is soooo short. I couldn’t even finish the front yard before the battery died.”

    • “I can only cut part of my yard front or back than i will have to charge the battery”

    • “The lawnmower cuts great but dies entirely too fast only get about 30-40 minutes.”

    • “You may benefit from having an extra battery as it only lasts around 30-45 min depending on how overgrown your lawn is.”

    • “Just wish the battery time was longer and would charge faster.”

    • “This product has a really bad battery life... It takes me five batteries charges to cut my whole yard.”

    • “Battery does not last. I think we get get half our yard mowed.”

    • “Had to buy another battery to cut the whole yard in one shot.”

  • The grass collection bag is small and might need to be emptied often, which can be annoying during mowing. (7 reviews)

    • “The bag is tiny. That's a downside, the bag does fill up fast.”

    • “just a small section required me to empty bag 3 times”

    • “it does have to be emptied pretty often as the bag is also tiny.”

    • “the bag is too small. I can only maw a bit of the lawn before having to empty the bag”

    • “Grass collector bin is rather small and needed to be cleared out 2-3 times during the mow.”

    • “Have to empty bag a little more than expected.”

    • “bag goes full”

  • Important parts, including the height adjustment lever, are made of plastic. Such parts may not be durable and could break easily. (7 reviews)

    • “I eventually broke the attachment point (all plastic) between the arm of the height adjustment and the back wheels because I kept having to pull it back to the highest setting.”

    • “important parts are made of platic that could break down faster than expected. i can no longer use my mower in any position other than putting green low due to a defect of the arm that controlls cutting height.”

    • “Not sure how durable it will be, since it's almost entirely made of light plastic.”

    • “The build of the mower is kind of cheap and plastic and easy to break”

    • “the height selector handle which is made of plastic, started to warp”

    • “Only thing I don’t like is the unit is a little flimsy little to plastic”

    • “When attempting to cut your regular lawn the height levelers are plastic so they popped out”

  • The handle may be too short for taller people, making it uncomfortable to use. (5 reviews)

    • “I wish the handle was longer. Not meant for someone 6' 3" (me)”

    • “I only wish the handle was a bit higher since I’m six foot four.”

    • “Hard on my back.”


    • “Handles sit WAY too low”

Bottom Line

The Greenworks 24V 13" mower is a lightweight and user-friendly choice, perfect for small yards. Its ability to tackle tall grass with ease and adjustable cutting heights make it versatile. The cordless design means no cord hassles, and it's quieter than gas mowers. Assembly is a breeze, and it's compatible with other Greenworks tools. However, the short battery life and long recharge time, along with its small collection bag and plastic parts, may not suit larger lawns or those seeking durability.


Cutting Width (in)13 inch
FeaturesElectric Start, Mulching, Bagging
Max Cutting Height3 3/8"
Min Cutting Height1 1/4"
Power SourceBattery
CategoryPush Mowers
Warranty3 Years
Weight33 lbs

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Special Features

  • Cordless Freedom: You won't have to deal with annoying cords. Just charge the battery and you're ready to mow.
  • 24V Power with 4.0Ah Battery: The battery is strong like a 24-pack of beers and lasts long enough to finish the job, up to half an hour.
  • Brushless Motor Technology: The fancy motor inside makes the mower last longer, work quieter, and give you more oomph when cutting.
  • 13” Poly Deck: The mower is super easy to push around because of its small and tough cutting area that doesn't rust.
  • Single Lever 5-Position Height Adjustment: You can change how short you cut the grass really easily, just like adjusting your chair height.
  • 2-in-1 Mulch or Rear Bag: You can either chop the grass into tiny bits to feed your lawn or collect it in a bag to keep things neat.
  • Zero Maintenance: Forget about oil changes or filling up with gas. This mower is like a reliable tool that just works whenever you need it.
  • Instant Start & Low Noise: It turns on with a button, just like your TV remote, and it's quiet enough not to bug your neighbors.
  • Complete Kit with Grass Bag, Battery, and Charger: You get everything in the box to start mowing right away, like a toy with batteries included.
  • 3-Year Warranty: You're covered with a long warranty, so you can mow your lawn without worrying about the mower breaking down.


  • Q:

    Will this work well on slopes and inclines?

  • A:

    The mower is light enough to move around on slopes and inclines, and it won't pull you down like a large mower will.

  • Q:

    How many gallons can the rear bag hold?

  • A:

    The rear bag can contain around 9.3 gallons.

  • Q:

    Will a Greenworks 40V battery work with this 24V mower and extend its working time?

  • A:

    No, your 40V battery will not work with this 24V Greenworks lawn mower. Each voltage line (24V, 40V, 60V and 80V) has a set of tools that are only interchangeable within their own voltage platform. Only Greenworks batteries, chargers and machines of the same voltage are compatible and interchangeable with one another.

  • Q:

    Would this work for a half acre?

  • A:

    This is a smaller unit and is 13 inches wide. It's designed for smaller residential lawns, and would not be ideal for larger lawns.

  • Q:

    Does this mower come with a grass catcher?

  • A:

    Yes, it does come with a detachable grass catcher.

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