2017 Snapper SPX™ Series SP 23/42 B&S Intek™


SPX™ Series SP 23/42 B&S Intek™



Step up to a Snapper SPX™ Series Riding Mower with high-value features at a budget-friendly price. Easily maneuver around landscaping with a tight 14-inch turning radius and quick adjust grass cutting height that lets you adapt to your lawn’s needs. Powered by a Briggs & Stratton Intek™ V-Twin or Professional Series™ Engine, this lawn tractor features OHV (Overhead Valve) technology with a simple-to-maintain design for a more durable engine. Ideal for medium to large yards, the hydrostatic transmission lets your choose the pace.

  • Step Up to High Value: All steel construction, a cast-iron front axle and a hydrostatic transmission are all hallmarks of a premium Snapper® Riding Mower - all at a budget-friendly price.
  • A Generation of Power: Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™ V-Twin OHV Engines have full-pressure lubrication and spin-on oil filters for years of trouble-free performance.
  • Quick-Adjust Grass Cutting Height: Easy-to-use height-of-cut controls adjust your mower deck to changing grass conditions.
  • Turning Perfection: With a 14" turning radius, you will spend less time mowing the lawn and more time enjoying your yard.
  • Step On It: Our responsive foot pedals give you control over forward and reverse lawn mower speed. Dash-mounted cruise control lets you set your mowing speed.
  • Pick Your Mower Deck: Durable stamped steel decks and heavy-duty fabricated mower decks provide non-stop mowing season-after-season. All fabricated mower decks come with a limited lifetime warranty. (See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details.)
  • Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton
  • Engine Model: Intek™ V-Twin OHV
  • HP (gross) *: 23
  • Number of Cylinders: 2
  • Starting Type: Key Start
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (gal): 3.5
  • Battery (cca): 230
  • Transmission Type: Hydro-Gear® T2-HP™
  • Ground Speed-Fwd (mph): 0-5.5
  • Ground Speed-Rev (mph): 0-3.3
  • Frame: 12-Gauge
  • Front Axle: Cast-Iron
  • Front Tires (in): 15x6
  • Rear Tires (in): 20x8
  • Anti-Scalp Wheels: Yes
  • Seat: 15" Mid-back, Adjustable
  • Turning Radius (in): 14
  • Cutting Width (in): 42
  • Deck Type: Fabricated Steel
  • Mower Configuration: Side Discharge
  • Number of Blades: 2
  • Height-of-Cut (in): 1.5-4
  • Height-of-Cut Positions: 7
  • Blade Engagement: Electric
  • Deck Construction: 14-Gauge
  • Deck Suspension: Frame Hung
  • Spindle: Aluminum
  • Mower Deck Lift: Mechanical
  • Headlights: Yes
  • Cruise Control: Yes
  • Maintenance Monitor: No
  • Hour Meter: No
  • Cup Holder: Yes
  • Fuel Level Indicator: Yes
  • Assembled Length (in): 71
  • Assembled Width (in): 55
  • Assembled Height (in): 45
  • Residential Warranty (Product) †: 3-Years Limited
  • Commercial Warranty (Product) †: 90-Days Limited
*All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton. † See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Length of engine warranty coverage varies by manufacturer. Not all models available in California. Product may differ from shown.



Engine Manufacturer
Briggs & Stratton
Horse Power
23 hp
Engine Type
Intek™ V-Twin OHV


Hydro-Gear® T2-HP™
Wheel Size
Front: 15x6 in.; Rear: 20x8 in.
Fuel Capacity
3.5 gal.


Deck Size
42 in.

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