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
ModelSimplicity 4212
Length1,600 mm (63 in)
Width860 mm (33.9 in)
Height (steering wheel)1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheel base1,150 mm (45.3 in)
Ground clearance Front axle: 220 mm (8.7 in)
Rear axle: 150 mm (5.9 in)
Fuel tank capacity8.3 liters (2.2 US gal.; 1.8 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeOpen operator station
Engine modelBriggs & Stratton
Engine typeFour-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Fuel typeGasoline
Displacement0.5 L, 468 cm2, (28.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke87.0 mm X 78.0 mm (3.43 in X 3.07 in)
Horsepower12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 12.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
Transmission modelPeerless 801
Transmission typeBelt-driven gear
Gears5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 6.4 kmh (4.0 mph) Reverse: 3.1 kmh (1.9 mph)
Transmission model
Transmission typeBelt-driven hydrostatic
GearsInfinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 7.6 kmh (4.7 mph) Reverse: 4.8 kmh (3 mph)
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 18×8.50-8
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