Best Budget Cordless Lawn Mower to Buy in 2021

If you’re looking for a cordless mower, you want a machine that offers complete freedom with no strings (or cords!) attached. But often, those looking to purchase a new mower find themselves tied down by the limitations of their budget.

With that said, there are lots of great options available. Many of the top brands provide budget-friendly ranges that don’t cut corners on quality but are more affordable than their top-of-the-range models. In this post, we’ve put together a list of the best budget cordless lawn mowers on the market right now.

Why buy a cordless lawn mower?

Once upon a time, cordless lawn mowers had a bad reputation for running out of power before you could get round your entire lawn due to a dwindling battery life. However, in recent years, technological advances in battery power has seen cordless mowers go from strength to strength, with the innovative lithium ion batteries many now have meaning they perform just as well as corded and petrol fueled alternatives.

Offering fast charge times, long battery life and the convenience of effortless mowing with no need for a power supply, cordless mowers are now a very popular option for home gardeners.

Best budget cordless lawn mower

Stihl RMA 235 – £174.99

The Stihl RMA 235 rechargeable mower boasts a number of advantages and an attractive price.

Weighing in at just 14kg, this machine is super lightweight making it easy to manoeuvre around smaller lawns. With a foldable handlebar making it compatible and carrier feature, this mower is also very easy to store and transport when required.

Fitted with a lithium-ion STIHL COMPACT battery system, there’s no power compromise with this cordless lawn mower. It also has innovative always-on eco mode ensuring maximum efficiency during use.

This mower also boasts an easy-to-open grass catcher, multiple cutting heights and has been awarded a Quiet Mark, making it one of the quietest mowers available on the market.

Rated as a Gardener’s World Best Buy, this cordless mower offers great value for money and is the perfect option for small sized lawns. If you’re looking for a similar mower suitable for medium sized lawns, why not consider the Stihl RMA 339 C?

Bosch Rotak 32 LI Ergo-Flex – £316.99

The Bosch Rotak 32 LI Ergo-Flex from Bosch is famous for the neat, professional cut it provides with every use. Boasting the power of a petrol mower, this 2.0Ah lithium-ion battery powered mower can take on lawns upto 300m2 with ease.

With an innovative “Efficient Energy Management” system that can extend run time by as much as 15% and the ability to fully charge the battery in just 120 minutes, it’s a mower that provides convenience for the home gardener who wants a mower that provides the power and performance of a petrol engine, without the hassle and maintenance.

Perhaps the stand-out feature of this mower is it’s user-friendly design. Offering complete comfort for the user thanks to the Ergo-Flex handles, a quiet, clean run, and a lightweight design for optimum manoeuvrability, this is the perfect choice for anyone with a small to medium sized garden who wants the power of a petrol mower but the convenience of a cordless one.

Husqvarna LC141 Li Battery Lawnmower – £319.95

The Husqvarna LC141 is another great choice for those who want the ease of an electric mower with the freedom granted by a cordless design. Providing the power and performance of a petrol fuelled lawn mower without the additional servicing and maintenance, this is the perfect choice for homeowners who want a good mower on a budget.

Equipped with a large capacity grass bag (50 litres) or the option to rear-eject the clippings straight onto the lawn, this mower offers versatility and optimal practicality for every gardener’s needs.

Powered by a lithium-ion battery that can compete with the power of many petrol and electric mowers, adjustable cutting heights and folding handlebars for easy storage, the Husqvarna LC141 mower can compete with the best petrol mowers on the market.

Find out more

To find out more about any of the mowers mentioned in this best budget lawn mower post, get in touch with the team at Lawnmowers Direct today. With unrivalled expertise on all the best mower ranges available in the UK, our advisors can help you find the right mower for your needs.

For more information about buying a cordless lawn mower, check out our lawn mower buying guides.