The APEX powers through the toughest mowing environments with the strength of professional engineering and the comfort you expect from an Ariens. As a residential zero turn, the APEX is in a class by itself with intuitive controls for precision performance.


Commercial-grade features make it top-of-the-line in residential zero-turns.


For a professional-looking lawn without having to hire professionals. 5½” deep fabricated deck made of 10-gauge steel. Plush, padded high-back seat and armrests. Fully tubular steel frame for unprecedented strength. Simple and intuitive deck lift system and progressive steering for tighter control.

Ariens APEX 60

SKU: 991163

    Full Tubular Frame

    The fully tubular steel frame rails are strong and more resistant to stresses, to support loads of the machine with unprecedented strength and stability.

    Commercial-Grade Deck

    The thick 10-gauge steel deck is welded together for superior strength, durability and impact resistance.

    Belt Tension Technology

    The self-adjusting belt keeps the tension constant, to maximize belt life, minimize wear and maintain a consistent, quality cut.

    Deck Lift System

    Foot-operated deck lift system and simple pin selection provide easy adjustment between 15 cutting positions in ¼” increments.

    Deck Access Panel

    Easy access to blade spindles and belts for quicker and more thorough cleaning.

    Padded Seat and Armrests

    Plush, adjustable high-back seat with padded armrests allows for longer use in greater comfort.


    4 Year or 500 Hours



         Kawasaki FR730


         24 hp

    Displacement (cc)


    Drive System

         Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100 Transaxles

    Fuel Capacity

         5.1 Gallon (19.3L)

    Ground Speed (approximate mph) (fwd/rev)


    Deck Material


    Deck Construction


    Number Of Spindles


    Blade Tip Speed (fpm)


    Spindle Material

         Forged Aluminum

    Spindle Shaft


    Deck Drive


    Deck Engagement

         Electric Ogura®

    Deck Lift System

         Foot Operated

    Cutting Width

         60 in

    Cutting Heights

         1-5 in

    Cutting Positions


    Wheels (Front)

         13 x 6.5 in - 6 in

    Wheels (Rear)

         22 x 12 in - 12 in


         High Back Premium w/ Padded Armrests

    Hour Meter



         870 lbs


         79 in


         75 in (w/ Chute)


         49 in


    • 2 Bucket Power Bagger Kit
    • Mulching Kit
    • Discharge Cover Kit
    • Trailer Hitch Kit
    • Headlight Kit
    • Spreader
    • Roller
    • Aerator
    • Dethatcher
    • Sprayer
    • Folding ROPS Kit