Dads reviews: Bosch CityMower 18 Cordless Lawn Mower

Dads review of the Bosch CityMower 18 Cordless LawnMower

Best suited for a small lawn up to 3300 Sq feet

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Bosch CityMower 18V Cordless Lawnmower

Are you looking for the ideal lawn mower for your home? If you own a relatively smaller lawn, the Bosch CityMower 18 is the lawn mower for you. At first sight, I may have slightly underestimated this lawn mower’s tiny, compact build. But after using it, I realized it packs quite the punch thanks to its handy, easy-to-use features!

Cordless, battery-operated lawn mowers are a great game-changer for me. After all, they take the hassle out of tugging wires as you maintain your lawn. Combine that with this Bosch battery lawn mower’s great ergonomic handles, and you have the perfect lawn mower that’ll get the job done for you with ease.

That said, if you’re wondering whether this lawn mower is the one for you, here is my comprehensive Bosch CityMower 18 review that’ll help you decide. Anyway, let’s dive in!

Main Features of the Bosch CityMower 18

  •  Battery-powered cordless lawn mower
  •  Adjustable ergonomic handles with Ergoflex grips
  •  Three-level height cut adjustment
  •  Front flap battery compartment
  •  Grass combs
  •  Smart brushless motor
  •  Powerful Syneon Chip
  •  31-liter grass box capacity
  •  Bosch 18 Voltage Power for All Lithium-Ion Battery

Power System

The Bosch CityMower 18 uses a smart brushless motor, ensuring that it works efficiently and can last for extended periods. Since no brushes are rubbing against anything, you don’t have to worry about overheating issues. And thanks to its energy-saving innovative brushless motor, you can also expect your batteries to last longer with this machine.

In addition, this lawn mower also utilizes a powerful Syneon chip to regulate and manage the battery’s load efficiently. It can get every bit of power out of the CityMower 18’s battery, ensuring you can use the battery longer and prolong its shelf life.

Lawn Mower Build

This hand-propelled lawn mower’s lightweight build makes it easy to handle and operate. After all, its frame is made of plastic materials, allowing me to easily bring the machine wherever I need it. This lawn mower was also easy to assemble.

Ergonomic Handles with ErgoFlex Grip

This hand-propelled lawn mower’s lightweight build makes it easy to handle and operate. After all, its frame is made of plastic materials, allowing me to easily bring the machine wherever I need it. This lawn mower was also easy to assemble.

Changing the battery is also an effortless task thanks to its highly accessible battery compartment. Just lift the front cover to remove the old battery, place the new one in, and shut the cover when you’re done. It’s that easy!

However, the same plastic build makes it appear flimsy and vulnerable to breaking. But looking past that part, the CityMower 18 is great if you need a portable lawn mower. Besides, its lightweight frame means that you can easily bring it back and forth to your home (that is, if you don’t have a garden shed to store your gardening tools).

Another thing I’m slightly disappointed about is this product’s small grass box capacity of 31 liters. But that’s not surprising, considering how small this lawn mower is to begin with. If you don’t mind emptying the box frequently to mow your huge lawn, I can vouch for this product’s other good aspects.

Bosch CityMower 18V Cordless Lawnmower

Ergonomic Handles with ErgoFlex Grip

This Bosch battery lawn mower’s ergonomic handles are easily adjustable. This ensures you can maintain a healthy posture as you operate the lawn mower, no matter what your body size is. Furthermore, the Ergoflex grips make gripping on the product simple, making it a very user-friendly product.

Power for All Lithium-Ion Battery Performance

I made sure to purchase the set that included the 18V 4.0 ah lithium-ion battery that can be used in all Bosch 18 voltage products. The battery lasted 28 minutes after a full charge (95 minutes), making it a decent battery.

Of course, this would not be enough if you need to mow a bigger lawn. If that’s the case, you can simply purchase an additional battery and ensure both battery packs are fully charged before your next mowing session.

Bosch CityMower 18V Cordless Lawnmower

Height Cut Adjustment Levels and Performance

This Bosch battery lawn mower has three levels for its height cut adjustment. You can easily switch through these levels, allowing you to cut around 30 to 60 millimeters of grass. These height cut adjustments can be adjusted using the lever built in the product.

Meanwhile, this lawn mower’s cutting width is 32 centimeters, which is the typical cutting width found in most residential lawn mowers. But again, if you need to mow a larger plot of land, this lawn mower may not cut it for you.

CityMower 18 Grass Combs

Another impressive feature I like in this product is its inclusion of Grass Combs. After all, we all know the struggle of mowing the edges of our lawn. Fortunately, the Bosch CityMower 18 has fantastic grass combs that let you mow edges with ease. Thanks to this neat feature, you don’t have to manually trim the edges yourself or invest in a separate garden edger tool.

Should You Get the Bosch CityMower 18 for Your Lawn?


  •  Compact and lightweight build makes it easy to carry around and operate

  •  Battery is expected to last long thanks to the lawn mower’s smart brushless motor

  •  Can provide excellent results despite its tiny size

  •  Grass combs ensure you can easily mow through the edges of your lawn


  • Plastic components make the lawn mower seem flimsy

  •  Small grass box capacity means you’ll have to regularly empty the box often

  •  Not ideal to use on bigger plots of land

Once again, if you don’t own a super large lawn, the Bosch CityMower 18 is surely the perfect lawn mower for you. I also find it a great lawn mower for beginners, thanks to its lightweight, compact design and ease of use.

Sure, it does have a few downsides, including its small grass box capacity and seemingly frail plastic frame. But overall, this lawn mower can get the job done well for homeowners who simply need to mow a small area.

Final verdict on Bosch CityMower 18 Lawnmower.

Not every homeowner needs a super-powered lawn with tons of voltage and highly impressive blade-cutting abilities. With that said, if you live in a tiny home with a tiny lawn, I recommend getting your hands on this product.

Besides, even though it’s pretty small, this product has many neat features that’ll make your mowing sessions hassle-free. Moreover, thanks to its user-friendly design, you can guarantee that this small but valuable lawn mower will deliver excellent results to your tiny lawn.

Model ‎06008B9A01
Type Battery-powered, hand-propelled
Battery required lithium-ion, 18 V
Battery charge time 95 min
Height 14.48 inches
Width 25 inches
Weight 12.8.5 lbs (without battery)
Cutting Width: 12.6 inch
Mower level adjustment Single lever quickly adjusts cutting height
(1.1” – 2.4”)