Simplicity 4212

Simplicity 4212The Simplicity 4212 is a 2WD lawn tractor manufactured by Simplicity in Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA from 1987 to 1989. The Simplicity 4212 is equipped with a 0.5 L (28.6 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and one of two transmissions: a belt-driven gear transmission (4212G) with 5 forward and 1 reverse gears or a belt-driven hydrostatic transmission (4212H) with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Simplicity 4212 lawn tractor used the Briggs & Stratton engine. It is a 0.5 L, 468 cm2, (28.6 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 87.0 mm (3.43 in) of the cylinder bore and 78.0 mm (3.07 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 12.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of output power.

The Simplicity 4212 is equipped with manual steering, an open operator station, and 8.3 liters (2.2 US gal.; 1.8 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Simplicity 4212 lawn tractor:

  • Mid-mount Simplicity 910 mm (36 in) mower deck with 2-blades
  • Front-mount Simplicity 1,060 mm (42 in) blade
  • Front-mount Simplicity 910 mm (36 in) snowblower

Simplicity 4212 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Simplicity 4212
Length 1,600 mm (63 in)
Width 860 mm (33.9 in)
Height (steering wheel) 1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheel base 1,150 mm (45.3 in)
Ground clearance Front axle: 220 mm (8.7 in)
Rear axle: 150 mm (5.9 in)
Weight
Fuel tank capacity 8.3 liters (2.2 US gal.; 1.8 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Briggs & Stratton
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 468 cm2, (28.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 87.0 mm X 78.0 mm (3.43 in X 3.07 in)
Horsepower 12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 12.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission model Peerless 801
Transmission type Belt-driven gear
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 6.4 kmh (4.0 mph) Reverse: 3.1 kmh (1.9 mph)
Transmission model
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 7.6 kmh (4.7 mph) Reverse: 4.8 kmh (3 mph)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 18×8.50-8