Simplicity 5216

Simplicity 5216The Simplicity 5216 is a 2WD lawn tractor from the 5200 series. This tractor was manufactured by Simplicity in Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA from 1984 to 1990. The Simplicity 5216 is equipped with a 0.7 L (40.0 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine and one of two transmissions: a belt-driven gear transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gears or a belt-driven hydrostatic transmission (5216H version) with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Simplicity 5216 lawn tractor used the Briggs & Stratton engine. It is a 0.7 L, 658 cm2, (40.2 cu·in) V-twin natural aspirated gasoline engine with 87.0 mm (3.43 in) of the cylinder bore and 55.0 mm (2.17 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 16.2 PS (11.9 kW; 16 HP) at rpm of output power.

The Simplicity 5216 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 5216 lawn tractor:

  • Mid-mount Simplicity 36 in (910 mm) mower deck with 2-blades and manual lift
  • Mid-mount Simplicity 42 in (1,060 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Mid-mount Simplicity 48 in (1,210 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Front-mount Simplicity 42 in (1,060 mm) blade
  • Front-mount Simplicity 36 in (910 mm) snowblower

Simplicity 5216 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Simplicity 5216
Length 1,680 mm (66.1 in)
Width 890 mm (35 in)
Height (steering wheel) 1,040 mm (40.9 in)
Wheel base 1,220 mm (48 in)
Weight 183 kg (403 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 8.3 liters (2.2 US gal.; 1.8 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, 39Ah
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine model Briggs & Stratton
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, V-twin
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.7 L, 658 cm2, (40.2 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 87.0 mm X 55.0 mm (3.43 in X 2.17 in)
Horsepower 16.2 PS (11.9 kW; 16 HP) at rpm
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Transmission model Peerless 801
Transmission type Belt-driven gear (5216)
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 7.1 kmh (4.4 mph) Reverse: 3.4 kmh (2.1 mph)
Transmission model
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic (5216H)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 8.4 kmh (5.2 mph) Reverse: 4.8 kmh (3 mph)
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 20×10.00-10
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