I know that many people prefer to hose their mowers down with a garden hose. I admit I have done it. Still doing that is risky. If water gets into the wiring air filter or engine you could really do some damage. Hand washing with damp rag is a drag but also your safest bet.
The EGO LM2101 is the highest-rated electric-battery mower on Consumer Reports by far. Its lowest category rating is for its bagging for which it is rated “good.” Despite testing the push option the reviewer found this mower was easy to operate and had effortless handling. However they found the 40-minute battery runtime to be fairly short a common issue with cordless electric mowers. Techaeris tested the EGO LM2102SP and found the battery lasted 60 minutes which was long enough to finish the reviewers 1/3-acre lawn. He estimated that the yearly cost to operate the EGO would be $1.50.
The Greenworks 20-inch 12 Amp Corded Lawn Mower has a lot of features that can make your mowing experience enjoyable. Since it is corded you dont need to stop to recharge a battery or gas up. It is a three-in-one that has mulching side discharge and rear bagging capabilities. There are seven cutting height positions ranging from 1.5 to 3.75 inches and you can adjust the height with a single lever. Plus the 10-inch rear wheels 7-inch front wheels and 56-pound size make it easy to push around the yard.