Snow Thrower Guide

snow thrower guide

Winter is just around the corner and that means snow! Check out our snow thrower guide to find one that can best handle your situation.

When you purchase a new lawn mower or snow thrower at Runnings, it will be set-up for you and filled with gas and oil at no extra charge.

Cub Cadet

Cub Cadet® 1X™ 221 LHP 21" 208cc 1-Stage Snow Thrower Cub Cadet® 2X™ 524 SWE 24" 208cc 2-Stage Snow Thrower Cub Cadet® 2X™ 526 SWE 26" 243cc 2-Stage Snow Thrower Cub Cadet® 2X™ 528 SWE 28" 277 cc 2-Stage Snow Thrower Cub Cadet® 3X™ 26" Three-Stage Snow Blower with LED, 357cc Cub Cadet® 3X™ 28" Three-Stage Snow Blower with LED, 357cc Cub Cadet® 2X™ 30" EFI with IntelliPower™ Two Stage Snow Blower with LED, 357cc Cub Cadet® 3X™ 30" HD Three-Stage Snow Blower with LED, 420cc
Brand Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet
Model 1X 221 LHP 2X 24 2X 26 HP 2X 28 HP 3X 26 3X 28 2X 30 EFI 3X 30HD
Stages 1 2 2 2 3 3 2 3
Engine Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet Cub Cadet
Engine CCs 208 243 243 277 357 357 357 420
Starting System Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec
Clearing Width 21" 24" 26" 28" 26" 28" 30" 30"
Auger Diameter 9" 12" 12" 12" 12" 12" 12" 14"
Chute Rotation Remote Lever 4 Way Multi Remote Crank Remote Crank Remote Crank Remote Crank Remote Crank Remote Crank
Chute Poly Poly Steel Steel Steel Steel Steel Steel
Fuel Capacity 2 qt 2 qt 2 qt 5 qt 5 qt 5 qt 5 qt 5 qt
Headlight In Dash In Dash Dual LED In Dash In Dash LED In Dash LED In Dash LED In Dash LED
Intake Height 13" 21" 21" 21" 21" 21" 23" 23"
Power Steering No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pitch Control Remote Lever 4 Way Multi In Dash Remote In Dash Remote In Dash Remote In Dash Remote In Dash Remote In Dash Remote
Heated Hand Grips No Optional Optional Optional Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tires 8" 15x5 16x5 16x6.5 15x5 16x5 16.5x5 16x6.5
Warranty 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year
SKU 25550726 25550506 25550535 25550548 25552724 25552656 25552740 25551233
Stores Stocked Select Most All All Most Most Select Select
Retail Price $649.00 $899.00 $999.00 $1,099.00 $1,299.00 $1,399.00 $1,699.00 $1,699.00
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Ariens

Ariens® Deluxe 24 254cc 2-Stage Snow Blower Ariens® Deluxe 28" Two-Stage 254cc Snow Blower Ariens® Deluxe 30" Two-Stage 306cc Snow Blower Ariens® Platinum 24 SHO 369cc 2-stage Snow Blower Ariens® Deluxe 30 EFI 306cc 2-stage Snow Blower Ariens® Platinum 24 SHO EFI 24" Two-Stage Snow  Blower Ariens® Platinum 30 SHO 30" Two-Stage Snow Blower Ariens® Platinum SHO RAPIDTRAK 28" Two-Stage Snow Blower
Brand Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens
Model Deluxe 24 Deluxe 28 Deluxe 30 Platinum 24 Deluxe 30 EFI Platinum 24 EFI Platinum 30 SHO RapidTrak 28
Stages 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Engine Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens Ariens
Engine CCs 254 254 306 369 306cc EFI 369cc EFI 414 369
Starting System Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec Push Button Elec
Clearing Width 24" 28" 30" 24" 30" 24" 30" 28"
Auger Diameter 14" 14" 14" 14" 14" 14" 14" 14"
Chute Rotation 2.5x Quick Turn 2.5x Quick Turn 2.5x Quick Turn 2.5x Quick Turn 2.5x Quick Turn 2.5x Quick Turn 2.5x Quick Turn 2.5x Quick Turn
Chute Steel Steel Steel Steel Steel Steel Steel Steel
Fuel Capacity 2.9 qt 2.9 qt 2.9 qt 3.2 qt 2.9 qt 3.2 qt 3.2 qt 3.2 qt
Headlight Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intake Height 21" 21" 21" 21" 21" 21" 21" 21"
Power Steering Auto Auto Auto Auto Auto Auto Auto Auto
Pitch Control Remote Remote Remote Remote Remote Remote Remote Remote
Heated Hand Grips Optional Optional Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tires 16x4.8 16x4.8 16x4.8 16x4.8 16x4.8 16x4.8 16x4.8 5.5
Warranty 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 year
SKU 15330066 15330626 15330639 15330079 15330590 15330600 15330260 15330736
Stores Stocked Select Most Most Select Select Select Select Select
Retail Price $1,099.99 $1,199.99 $1,499.99 $1,599.99 $1,799.99 $1,899.99 $1,899.99 $2,499.99
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Poulan Pro Ariens Honda Cub Cadet
Poulan Pro PR100 Snow Thrower - 21", 136cc, Single Stage Poulan Pro PR241 Snow Thrower - 24", 208cc, Two Stage Poulan Pro PR270 Snow Thrower - 27", 254cc, Two Stage Ariens® Deluxe 28" SHO 306cc 2-stage Snow Blower Honda HS720AA 187cc Single-Stage Snow Blower Cub Cadet® 3X™ 42" 3-Stage Snow Thrower Attachment
Brand Poulan Pro Poulan Pro Poulan Pro Ariens Honda Cub Cadet
Model PR100 PR241 PR270 Deluxe 28 SHO HS720AA 19A40024
Fits XT1/XT2
Stages 1 2 2 2 1 3
Engine LCT LCT LCT Ariens Honda None
Engine CCs 136 208 254 306cc 187 N/A
Starting System Manual Electric Electric Electric Recoil N/A
Clearing Width 21" 24" 27" 28" 20" 42"
Auger Diameter 8" 12" 12" 14" 9" 12"
Chute Rotation Manual Remote Remote 2.5x Ice Drill Snow Director Remote
Chute Poly Poly Poly Steel Poly Poly
Fuel Capacity .4 Gallon .71 Gallon .71 Gallon 3.2 qt 1.16 qt N/A
Headlight No Yes Yes Yes No N/A
Intake Height 13" 23" 23" 21" 12" 21"
Power Steering No No No Auto Turn No N/A
Pitch Control Manual Remote Remote Remote Lever Remote
Heated Hand Grips No No No Optional No N/A
Tires 7" 13" 15" 16" 8" N/A
Warranty 2 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 2 Year 1 year
SKU 6600433 6600417 6600459 15330477 1590807 25552261
Stores Stocked All* All* All* Select Select Select
Retail Price $249.99 $499.99 $699.99 $1,349.99 $659.99 $1,329.99
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