The Craftsman LT 1000 Riding Mower is priced as a "great deal" when compared to other brands and models in the same category. In performance, it has been rated above average, on the cutting edge of "excellent." The "ease of use" also gets it an above average rating. The Craftsman LT 1000 has all the desired features of a riding mower. "Consumer Guide" gives it an excellent overall rating. The .