The Cub Cadet LT1018 is a two-wheel lawn tractor that is part of the LT1000 series. This tractor was produced in the company of Cub Cadet (a part of MTD) from 2004. 

The Cub Cadet’s LT 1018 is fitted with an 0.5 L gasoline single-cylinder engine, and belt-driven hydraulic transmission with infinite rear and forward gears.

It was a Cub Cadet model LT1018 lawn mower that utilized an engine from the Briggs & Stratton 31Q777 engine. 

It’s an 0.5 L, 501cm 2., (30.6 cu*in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine that has 90.0 millimeters (3.54 inches) of bore diameter and 78.0 millimeters (3.07 inches) of the stroke of the piston. 

The compression ratio is 8.5:1. The engine produced 18.8 PS (13.8 kW; 18.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum output power.

It also produced 35.0 N*m (3.6 kg/m, 25.8 ft*lb) at 2400 rpm of peak torque.

The Cub Cadet LT1018 is equipped with a manual steering system dry disc brakes, an open operator station, and 11.4 Liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

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Cub Cadet lt1018 Price

Cub Cadet LT 1018 Original Price: $1,700 USD

Cub Cadet lt1018 Specification

General Specifications

Model Cub Cadet LT1018
Length 1,720 mm (67.7 in)
Width 1,140 mm (44.9 in)
Height 1,090 mm (42.9 in)
Wheelbase 1,190 mm (46.9 in)
Weight 227 kg (500 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA: 190A
Cabin type Open operator station


Engine model Briggs & Stratton 31Q777
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 501 cm2, (30.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 90.0 mm X 78.0 mm (3.54 in X 3.07 in)
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Horsepower 18.8 PS (13.8 kW; 18.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Torque 35.0 N·m (3.6 kg·m, 25.8 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 10W-30
Oil capacity: 1.4 L (1.48 US. qt, 1.23 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion RC12YC
Spark plug gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Dry disc
Transmission model Hydro-Gear 311-0510
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 8.4 kmh (5.2 mph) Reverse: 3.7 (2.3 mph)


Front tires Lawn/turf: 15x6x6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 20x9x8

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed – rpm

Cub Cadet lt1018 Review

The Cub Cadet LT1018 is a well-regarded lawn tractor known for its impressive cutting performance, maneuverability, and long-lasting build quality. It is a great option for homeowners with medium to large yards.

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Cub Cadet lt1018 Attachments

  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet mower deck with 2-blades
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 190-674 – 46 in (1,160 mm) blade
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 190-673 – 42 in (1,060 mm) two-stage snowblower

Final Words

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Cub Cadet lt1018 FAQ

What is a Cub Cadet lt1018?

Cub Cadet (a component of MTD) Type. Lawn tractor. Cub Cadet LT 1018 Engine. 18.5HP Briggs & Stratton 501cc 1-cyl gasoline

What engine is in a Cub Cadet lt1018?

Cub Cadet lt1018 has a Briggs & Stratton 31Q777 1-cylinder air-cooled engine.

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