X360 vs. X330
I've been lurking for the past month or so, and want to thank everyone for all the information I have learned. You guys are great!
My wife and I recently moved from an apartment to a house on a 0.4 acre lot, and are looking to buy a mower. Our budget is around $3k. Our lots is fairly flat, but has a small (~3 ft drop) ridge that is probably a 20-25% slope. There are a few small trees.
My dad works part-time as a delivery driver at a John Deere dealership, so he has been keeping an eye on the used inventory they have in-stock. Recently, they got an 2013 X360 with 420 hours on it and a 48 inch deck. They are asking $2,995 for it, but my dad should be able to get a discount.
If I were to buy a new mower, it would most likely be an X330 with a 42 inch deck ($2,999). Currently, John Deere has a promotion for $300 off the X330, plus my dad may be able to get a small discount.
I would only use the tractor for mowing, plus maybe pulling a light wagon with garden supplies.
My question is whether I would be better off getting the X360, which is the better mower, or the X330, which would have the warranty plus fewer hours.
Thanks in advance for your help!