Greenworks MO80L510 Review

160cc 21-Inch 80V 5.0 AH Battery Self-Propelled Cordless Lawn Mower


Final Score

4.4 / 5 from 171 users

Greenworks MO80L510 | Tools Official
Greenworks MO80L510 | Tools Official
Greenworks MO80L510 | Tools Official


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We spent 7.6 hours reading reviews from customers and experts. In summary, here's what users think:

9 reasons to buy

  • Numerous consumers liked that the mower runs very quietly.
  • Most purchasers appreciated the mower’s power. It cuts and mulches very well and does not bog down.
  • The mower is lightweight and very maneuverable.
  • A majority of consumers commented that the mower has very good run time thanks to the included 5AH battery.
  • Various owners loved the mowers Smart Cut load sensing feature which made cutting thicker grass easy.
  • The mowers height is easy adjustable via a single lever and adjusts all four wheels simultaneously.
  • A good number of consumers commented that the mower is easy to store and can be stored vertically.
  • The mower is easy to start.
  • A few individuals liked that the batteries charged quickly.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A small percentage of users complained that the mower’s drive controls felt awkward and that the self-propelled feature sometimes had delays when engaging.

Bottom Line

A vast majority of reviewers found the Greenworks MO80L510 a very good choice for a cordless electric mower. It delighted many users with its superb cutting and mulching performance and great run time. Like all battery-powered mower, its lightweight design and quiet motor made mowing during early morning possible and enjoyable for most. On the downside, there were complaints about the mower’s drive performance which caused some users to find it difficult to manage the mower’s speed easily. But overall, the mower remains to be a solid choice for consumers looking for an alternative to the maintenance-heavy gas-powered mowers with excellent battery run time.


Cutting Width (in)21 inch
FeaturesElectric Start, Mulching, Bagging, Side Discharge
Max Cutting Height3-3/4"
Min Cutting Height1-2/5"
Power SourceBattery
CategorySelf Propelled Mowers
Warranty4 Years
Weight79.5 lbs
Additional InfoBrushless Motors, Smart-Cut Technology, Rapid Charger Included, Vertical Storage, On-Board Battery Life Indicator

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Tips for Greenworks MO80L510

  • Dull blades can affect the mower’s battery run time by requiring the motor to work harder. It is advisable to check blades regularly. You can purchase a replacement blade here.
  • For a convenient and uninterrupted run time when mowing large-sized lawns over 1 acre in size, it is advisable to purchase an extra battery.


  • Q:

    Does this model come with a 5AH battery or 2AH battery?

  • A:

    The Greenworks MO80L510 comes with a 5AH battery.

  • Q:

    Is the mower variable speed and is it a front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive?

  • A:

    Yes, the mower has variable speed and is rear-wheel drive.

  • Q:

    What is the mower’s cutting height?

  • A:

    The mower has a minimum cutting height of 1 3/8 inch and a maximum of 3 ¾ inches.

  • Q:

    Do I need to purchase a separate mulching kit for this mower?

  • A:

    No. The installed blades can mulch and does a fine job at mulching.

  • Q:

    Is the 5AH battery interchangeable with other Greenworks tools?

  • A:

    Yes, the battery is conveniently compatible with other 80V Greenworks tools.

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