In a nutshell

A BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Best Buy, the Cobra M41C is very keenly priced, has a wide cutting width and handles easily and well. This new design has a light polymer deck, a large grass collecting box and comes with a two-year warranty.

What we tested

  • Ease of Handling
    A star rating of 4.0 out of 5.
  • Cutting Performance
    A star rating of 5.0 out of 5.
  • Setting up / Storage
    A star rating of 5.0 out of 5.
  • Value for money
    A star rating of 5.0 out of 5.
Overall Rating
A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.


  • Handles comfortably - steers and manoeuvres around the garden well
  • Easy to use and adjust with good size handles and lever


  • Slightly more vibration than other petrol mowers tested

Is the Cobra M41C lightweight?

This is slightly smaller than other petrol mowers and its new, lightweight polymer deck makes it lighter than other models. It manoeuvres well and with ease.

What is the Cobra M41C like to use?

Came with clear instructions for setting up and use and it is light and well built. It has a wide cutting width of 41cm and the cutting height is easily changed with a single, chunky lever. It has seven different cutting heights, from 25mm for a low finish to 75mm for longer grass. The fabric grass collector has a large 50L capacity and compacts the grass down well.

How easy is the Cobra M41C to store?

The handle folds in half and the grass collector can be folded and left on top so it takes up less room in the garage.

Is the Cobra M41C good value for money?

This is exceptionally well priced with a new design including its lighter weight polymer deck. It costs less than other less well performing mowers and has a two-year warranty.

Who is the Cobra M41C most useful for?

With its wide cutting width and light weight, this is best for gardeners with shaped lawns and medium size lawns up to 600m².

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Product Specifications

NameCobra M41C
Lawn mower typePetrol
Powered byPetrol
Engine typePetrol
Engine capacity98.5cm³
Cutting height25-75cm
Number of cutting height settings7
Cutting width41cm
Collection capacity50l
Lawn size suitable for600m²
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