Cub Cadet GT2542

Cub Cadet GT2542The Cub Cadet GT2542 is a 2WD garden tractor from the 2500 series. This tractor was manufactured by Cub Cadet (a part of MTD) in from 2006 to 2010. The Cub Cadet GT2542 is equipped with a 0.6 L (38.1 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine and a hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Cub Cadet GT2542 garden tractor used the Kohler Command CH20S engine. It is a 0.6 L, 624 cm2, (38.1 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 77.0 mm (3.03 in) of the cylinder bore and 67.0 mm (2.64 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 8.5:1. This engine produced 20.1 PS (14.9 kW; 20.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of output power.

The Cub Cadet GT 2542 is equipped with manual steering, dry disc brakes, an Open operator station, and 8.5 liters (2.2 US gal.; 1.9 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Cub Cadet GT2542 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet 42 in (1,060 mm) mower deck with 3-blade and manual spring-assisted lift
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 190-302 42 in (1,060 mm) blade
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 190-341 42 in (1,060 mm) two-stage snow blower

Cub Cadet GT2542 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Cub Cadet GT 2542
Length 1,820 mm (71.7 in)
Width 990 mm (39 in)
Height 1,060 mm (41.7 in)
Wheel base 1,190 mm (46.9 in)
Ground clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
Weight 335 kg (739 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 8.5 liters (2.2 US gal.; 1.9 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA 275A
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kohler Command CH20S
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.6 L, 624 cm2, (38.1 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 77.0 mm X 67.0 mm (3.03 in X 2.64 in)
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Horsepower 20.1 PS (14.9 kW; 20.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 1.9 L (2 US. qt, 1.7 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Dry disc
Transmission model Hydro-Gear BDU-10
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 9.3 kmh (5.8 mph) Reverse: 5.6 kmh (3.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 5.4 L (1.4 US. gal, 1.2 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 16×6.5-8
Rear tires Ag: 23×9.5-12
Three-Point Hitch
Category Sleeve hitch (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed