Will a Riding Mower Fit in a Pickup Truck?

A riding mower is a great way to keep your lawn looking pristine. But if you don’t have a trailer, can you fit a riding mower in a pickup truck?

The answer is yes, it’s possible to fit a riding mower in a pickup truck, but it all depends on the size of the mower and the size of the truck bed.

If you’re looking to transport a small or medium-sized mower, then it may be easy to fit in the truck bed. The best way to do this is by lining the bottom of the bed with plywood boards and then laying some blankets or tarps over them.

This will help protect your truck from any dirt or debris that may come off the mower during transport. You can also tie down the mower with straps for added security.

For larger mowers, you may need to get creative. Some people have successfully transported their larger riding mowers by taking out one of the backseats in their trucks and using that space instead. This isn’t ideal, as it may damage your vehicle’s upholstery, but it can be done if necessary.

You should also take into consideration how much weight your truck can safely carry. Most pickups are rated for around 1,000-1,500 pounds total payload capacity (including passengers), so make sure that your mower plus any other items you plan on transporting don’t exceed this limit.


In conclusion, it is possible to fit a riding mower in a pickup truck – however, it all depends on the size of both the machine and vehicle. Smaller models can easily be transported in the bed of most pickups, while larger models may require some creativity such as removing one of the backseats or using extra protective material such as plywood boards and blankets or tarps. Always make sure that your total payload does not exceed your truck’s weight capacity.

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Susan Delgado