Husqvarna ST224P Snow Blower Review


Husqvarna ST224P is one of the best selling snow blowers from the manufacturer. It has clearing width of 24 inches and intake height of 23. Together with its 208cc engine that has power output of 6.3 horsepower and 9.5 lb-ft. of torque it should be able to clear tons of snow. So how well does it perform?


Performance

So ho well does Husqvarna ST224P perform? In two words – very well.

It cuts through 20 inches of regular, light snow like it was butter and throws it far as well (up to 30 feet).

Wet, slushy snow is more of a challenge but it deals with it pretty well too – you might have to go slower at it but Husqvarna ST224P will do the job. It doesn’t clog and throws slush well to although not as far as regular snow.

This unit should be able to handle pretty much any type of snow you could expect without any serious issues.


Start up

Husqvarna ST224P is very easy to start – after priming it almost always start with first pull. It also has electric start that works flawlessly.

Husqvarna ST224P should come with oil already inside the engine but you should definitely check oil level before starting it up as there have been instances where oil level has been below minimum threshold.


Features

Husqvarna ST224P is pretty feature rich. It has power steering, LED headlights (really helpful in dark time), remote chute direction and remote deflector and heated grip handles (however you might not be able to feel heat through gloves).

It also has 12-inch ribbon augers, friction disc transmission, aluminum gearbox, extended oil drain plug (makes changing oil easier), extended oil fill tube, idle down knob, 15-inch tires and 2.7 liter fuel tank.

Another cool feature that you don’t see often is adjustable handles.


Control panel

In the control panel you will find switch to turn on/off grip handle heating as well three levers: drive speed control lever, discharge chute control lever and deflector remote control lever.

Left handle has traction drive control lever and left turn trigger. Right handle has auger control lever and right turn trigger.


Transmission/Maneuverability

Husqvarna ST224P snow blower is self-propelled and has 6 forward speeds and 1 backwards. Despite being quite heavy it isn’t very hard to maneuver even in tight sports thanks to power steering.


Conclusions

Husqvarna ST224P is a great snow blower that should be able to tackle nearly any type of snowfall you can expect.






Husqvarna ST224P Snow Blower Specs/Details:

  • Type: Gas powered
  • Engine:
    • Engine Displacement: 208 cc
    • Engine power output: 6.3 horsepower / 9.5 lb-ft. of torque
    • Fuel tank capacity: 2.7 liters
    • Starting system: Recoil (manual pull) start + electric start
  • Stage: Two-Stage
  • Clearing Width: 24″
  • Clearing Depth: 12″
  • Intake Height: 23″
  • Transmission:
    • Self propelled: Yes
    • Type: Friction disk drive
    • Forward speeds: 6
    • Backward speeds: 1
  • Chute Rotation: 180 degrees
  • Tire Size: 15″
  • Auger diameter: 12 inches
  • Weight: 224.9 pounds
  • Dimensions: 58.5” x 25” x 40.5” (L x W x H)




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