Dixon Ram 48 ZT


Ram is a residential zero turn mower that offers the perfect balance of virtue and performance. Comfortable padded seats, convenient control panel placement, premium high powered V-twin engines and rugged construction combine to make it a favorite in the Dixon ZTR line.


  • Zero-turn steering system

    Individual, hydraulic wheel-drive provides very precise manoeuvring and allows the mower to rotate around its own axle, without any turning radius.

  • Briggs & Stratton Engine

    Briggs & Stratton engines offer durability, dependable starting and the power you need to get the job done.

  • Cast Iron Spindle Housings

    Bold cast iron blade housings built for durability and contains sealed ball bearings.

  • Control lever dampeners

    Control lever feature hydraulic dampeners for smooth finger-tip operation.

  • Control Panel

    Control panel is located on the fender for easy access.

  • Deck Lift System

    Convenient deck lift/height mechanism features spring assist for reduced effort when raising deck

  • Deep-Cushioned Seat

    Durable ballistic cloth construction and deep seat cushions provide one of the most comfortable rides on the market.

  • Fuel Tank

    Large 3.5 gallon fuel tank with cup holder for extended mowing time.

  • Fusion™ Cutting Blades

    Fusion™ cutting blades feature a state-of-the-art tungsten-carbide treatment that increases blade life 100% and stays sharper up to 200% longer.

  • Tri-Force Cutting Deck

    The perfect balance of performance and durability, Dixon's Tri-Force extra deep welded steel cutting deck offers an exceptional cut quality, whether mulching, bagging, or discharging.

  • Headlights

    Dual headlights provide optimum vision in low light conditions.

  • ZT2800 Transmission

    The fully serviceable ZT2800 series transmissions feature 7" fans for uniform cooling, 1" diameter ball bearing support axles, and guarded filters. Standard charge pumps offer quiet operation and extended durability.

  • Removable Foot Pan

    Removable dimpled-steel foot pan for easy access to deck belt pulleys, spindles and clean-up.

  • Steering Levers

    Foam padded steering levers, with variable dampening are fully adjustable to suit the individual preference of any operator.

  • 9 Bushel Collection System

    Increase productivity and versatility with a 9 bushel triple bag collection system. Unique design removes or installs in a matter of minutes.



Engine Manufacturer Briggs & Stratton
Engine Name Professional Series
Engine Type 44P777-0278-G1
Power 26 hp
Cylinder Displacement 44.2 cu.inch
Cylinders 2
Engine Cooling Air
Air Filter Type General
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Tank Volume 3.5 gal.
Fuel Tank Location Side (Single)
Engine Lubrication Type Full Pressure
Oil Capacity 64 fl oz
Oil Filter Yes


Drive System

Transmission type Hydrostatic
Transmission manufacturer Hydro-Gear
Transmission Model ZT 2800
Pump Displacement 10 cm3
Fan-cooled Pumps Yes
Speed forward, min-max 0-6.5 mph
Speed reverse, min-max 0-3.5 mph


Cutting Deck

Cutting Width 48 inch
Cutting Deck Type Fabricated Flat
Cutting Methods Collect/Mulch/Side ejection
Cutting Deck Material Steel
Deck Thickness 11 Gauge
Cutting Height (min-max) 1.5 - 4.5 inch
Cutting Height Steps 6
Blade Engagement Electric Clutch
Clutch Rating 90 ft.lb
Blades 3
Blade Tip Speed 18500 fpm
Anti-scalp Wheels 3
Deck Lifting System Manuel (Hand Operated)
Powder-coated Cutting Deck Yes
Spindle/mandrel Type Cast Iron
Deck Wash Port Yes



Seat Material Nylon Fabric
Seat Spring Yes
Seat Back Height Medium
Armrests Yes
Headlights Yes
Fuel Level Window Yes
Hour Meter Digital
Cup Holder Yes



Tire Size (front) 11x5-5"
Tire Size (rear) 20x8-8"
Wheelbase 46.5"
Base Machine (length) 74.5 inch
Base Machine Width (chute down) 59.8 inch
Base Machine Width (chute up) 73.5 inch
Base Machine (height, ROPS Down) 48.5 inch
Base Machine (height, ROPS Up) 47 inch
Weight 640 lbs



Productivity 2.5 acres/hr



Homeowner Warranty 3 Year Limited - Limited Lifetime Frame, Spindle Housing, Leading Deck Edge
Commercial Warranty 1 Year Limited
Dixon ZTR
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