500S – The compact ride-on

The Ferris 500S is one of the newest members of the Ferris zero turn line up.

Featuring our patented suspension technology, heavy-duty Hydro-Gear® drive system, a 25hp engine purpose built for a zero-turn application and mowing speeds up to 13 km/h.

This mower is full of features to provide maximum productivity including the brand new, patent pending TR3PLE deck, featuring three discharge configurations as well as a 50/50 mulching and rear discharge combi configuration.

The 500S is perfect for the light commercial market, capable of tackling tight places, providing maximum manoeuvrability and productivity.

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500S Features

Tr3ple Deck
Multifunctional patent-pending deck with four discharge configurations including Side Discharge, Rear Discharge, Mulching and Mulching/Rear Discharge combi configuration, giving you the perfect cut for every situation.

Suspension System
Suspension system with independent rear coil-over-shocks (shown) and pivoting front axle with front ride dampening shocks.

Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100
Fully serviceable dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100 transaxles are designed for high performance and durability.

Aluminium Spindles
Features top greaseable aluminium spindles for longer usable life.

Commercial Turf Series™
Briggs & Stratton Commercial Turf Series™ petrol engine features a full pressure lubrication system, heavy duty starting system & MCR and Cooling Fins inspection panels.

Steering System
A patented suspension and steering system combined to provide a comfortable ride with exceptionally smooth steering performance.

Side Control Panel
Separate parking brake lever operated from side panel for additional control.



Make Briggs & Stratton – Petrol
Model Commercial SeriesTM
Horsepower 25 HP
Cylinders / Displacement 2 Cylinders V-Twin / 724 cc
Cooling Air cooled
PTO Electric PTO clutch
Starting Electric
Fuel Capacity 23 Litres
Cutting width (cm/inch) 122 cm / 48”
Deck Configuration “TR3PLE”: side discharge, rear discharge, mulch, mulching blades
Cutting Height (cm) 38 – 114 mm
Deck Construction 3,6 mm fabricated construction, double top deck, double reinforced side skirts, overlap welded corners
Mower Spindles Cast aluminium 135mm; 20mm shaft
Deck lift system Foot pedal, spring assisted
Suspension & Drive Train
Suspension Rear wheel suspension, pivoting front axle with front ride dampening shocks
Transmission Independent Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100™ transaxles
Drive Axles 25,4 mm Tapered with 4-bolt wheel hubs
Drive Tyres (inch) 22 x 10.00 – 10 (4ply) Pneumatic tire with turf tread
Caster Tyres (inch) 13 x 6.50 – 6 (4ply) Pneumatic tire with turf tread
Noise and Vibration
HAV < 2.5
WBV < 0.5
Sound dB(A) 105
Ground Speed
Speed-fwd. (km/h) 0 – 13.6 km/h
Speed-rev. (km/h) 0 – 6,4 km/h
Overall length (cm) 192.5
Overall width (cm) 124
Dry weight (Kgs) 395
Operator Control & Comfort Systems
Roll-Over Protection Structure N/A
Instrumentation Fuel level gauge, hour meter
Controls Forward and reverse control levers, adjustable in height and length, seat activated engine kill, clutch safety switch
Parking Brake / Safety Circuit Integrated transaxle brake, neutral and parking brake safety circuit
Engine 3-Year Manufacturer’s Limited Warranty
Transmission 2-Year Manufacturer’s Limited Warranty
Balance of machine 4-Year Limited Warranty (48 months) or 500 hours, whichever occurs first. Coil-over-shocks and all suspension related components are covered for 5 years (60 months) unlimited hours. Belts, Tires, Brake Pads, Battery, Blades: 90 days


  • Service Jack Stand
  • High Lift Blades
  • Trailer Hitch Kit


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