Scag SFZ52-24KT 52" Zero-Turn Freedom Z Riding Mower with 24HP Kohler Engine

Are you tired of buying junk mowers that constantly need to be replaced or repaired? Would you rather spend your money on a quality, American made product that will perform and last like it should? If you answered yes to those questions, you have found the right mower brand, Scag.

Give yourself the freedom to spend more time doing the things you really want to be doing like camping, fishing, spending time with your family and friends....the list goes on.

The Freedom Z ® is designed for commercial and large estate use. We invite you to learn more about the outstanding, commercial grade features of the Freedom Z and how it can save you time while delivering professional results.

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4-Corner Cutter Deck Adjustment

4-corner cutter deck adjustment mechanisms allow for easy deck leveling and pitch adjustment to deliver a smooth, even cut.

6.5 Gallon Fuel Capacity

6.5 gallon fuel capacity gives you the freedom to cut vast amounts of grass without having to stop and refuel. The fuel tank features an extra large filler neck for easy refueling.

All Steel Pulleys

All steel pulleys are stronger than plastic pulley designs. This is a will not find plastic pulleys on the Freedom Z. Steel dust and debris covers are fitted over idler pulley bearings and spindles to keep foreign material out, extending bearing life.

Commercial Grade Engine

Power your Freedom with a commercial grade, 24 HP Kohler 7000 PRO Series V-Twin, full pressure lubrication engine.

Compact Mower Size

Compact mower size enables you to take the Freedom Z into tight places. The Freedom Z also occupies less space in your garage or on the trailer, leaving more room for other tools and toys.

Cup Holder and Storage Bin

Cup holder and storage bin are molded into the fuel tank to provide added operator convenience and comfort.

Custom Bolstered Seat

Custom, bolstered seat adds another level of comfort to the 48" Scag Freedom Z. Comfortable, adjustable (with tool), fully cushioned seat with padded arm rests. Retractable seat belts and fold-up arm rests are standard equipment.

Digital Hour Meter

Digital hour meter only activates when engine is running and is located within easy sight of the operator while in the operating position.

Dual Hydro-Gear Transaxles

Dual Hydro-Gear ZT-2800 transaxles put solid, reliable power to the ground. Integrated transaxle has charge pumps and spin-on oil filters and steel plate oil filter guards to protect filters from damage. 1-year commercial warranty on transaxles; 3-year non-commercial application warranty on transaxles.

Easy Oil Changes

Engine oil drain makes oil changes easy.

Easy to Adjust Cutting Heights

Easily adjust cutting heights while seated via. Wide range of adjustment from 1" to 4-1/2" in 1/4" increments.

Extra Large Foot Plate

Extra large foot plate for improved operator comfort and easier mounting and dismounting of the mower. The pierced, extruded metal tread ensures solid footing.

Fast Ground Speeds

Up to 8 MPH forward and 5 MPH reverse speeds deliver maximum productivity. Fast ground speeds will make short work of your residential acreage or commercial property.

Fixed-Position ROPS

Fixed-position ROPS (Roll Over Protection System) is standard equipment along with retractable seatbelts. ROPS provides additional operator safety.

Foot Pedal Deck Lift

Foot pedal deck lift features a large knurled peg for "no slip" deck lifting. Spring-assisted design makes lifting the cutter deck easy and smooth.

Heavy Duty Commercial Grade Cutter Deck

The 52" cutter deck is constructed with a 10-gauge top with an 11-gauge reinforcement plate around the spindle mounting area for extra support. The cutter deck skirt is 7-gauge for additional strength. This is not a mass produced, stamped steel deck. This is a commercial grade, fully fabricated and welded heavy steel cutter deck.

Heavy-Duty, No Maintenance Blade Drive Spindles

Heavy-duty, no maintenance blade drive spindles provide reliable performance day in and day out; aluminum housings and sealed ball bearings.

High-Quality Electrical Components

High-quality electrical components such as switches and tightly woven, custom wiring harness looms are used throughout the Scag mower line for dependability and long life.

Interlocked Parking Brake System

Interlocked parking brake system prevents movement when parked on inclines. The mower cannot be driven when the brake is applied. This prevents premature brake wear.

Large Drive and Caster Tires

Large drive and caster tires ensure solid traction and a smooth ride.
-Front caster tires: 11 x 4 - 5, 4-ply
-Drive tires: 20 x 10 - 8, 2-ply

Low-Maintenance Mower Design

Low-maintenance mower design has few grease points, saving you maintenance time and giving you the freedom to do other things.

Ogura G1 PTO Clutch Brake

Ogura G1 PTO clutch brake has lots of torque (74 ft/lbs) for smooth blade engagements and solid holding power in heavy cutting conditions. Adjustable air gap delivers long component life.

Operator Friendly Instrument Panel

Operator Friendly Instrument Panel is conveniently located just to the left of the operator. It includes an ignition switch, mower engagement switch, and separate choke and throttle controls.

Padded Steering Control Levers

Padded steering control levers with ultra-smooth dampers for smooth, precise responsiveness. Levers are adjustable.

Self-Adjusting Idler Arms

Spring-loaded, self-adjusting idler arms effortlessly keep all belts in constant adjustment for maximum life and no maintenance.

Sleek, Clean Appearance

Hydraulic oil reservoir and maintenance-free battery are enclosed within the left side tank molding to prevent external damage and to provide a sleek, clean appearance.

Steering Dampers

Steering dampers are designed and positioned for smooth steering lever operation and minimal control effort.

This Frame is Built to Last

The fully welded and fabricated, unitized steel, commercial grade main frame design is stronger than "bolt together" or stamped frame designs.

User-Friendly Mower Design

User-friendly mower design allows quick access to the engine and filters, for easy maintenance.


Cutting Height

1" - 4.5"

Cutting Height Adjustments

1/4" increments

Cutting Width



24 hp


Kohler 7000 Series V-twin air-cooled engine


Steel tube frame, full-length, fully-welded

Fuel Capacity

6.5 gal.

Ground Speed

0 - 8 mph




Comfortable, adjustable (with tool), fully cushioned seat with padded arm rests. Retractable seat belts are standard equipment.


3 years or 500 hours residential / 1 year commercial


765 lbs.


11 x 4 - 5 (front caster tires)
20 x 10 - 8 (rear drive tires)


64.5" (chute down)
53" (chute in transport position)