Best Stihl Petrol Chainsaws

23 listings
Stihl MS 170 / 171 MiniBoss

Stihl MS 170 / 171 MiniBoss

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3.9 from 61 reviews

Economical, compact and lightweight, this chainsaw from the Mini Boss range contains a handful of useful features such as a chain brake, automatic chain lubrication and an anti-vibrating system.

Price (RRP) $249.00 to $399.00

  • Long-life air filter system

  • Anti-vibration system

  • Chain brake

  • Can be difficult to start up

  • Poor build quality

  • Build Quality
    3.8 (8)
  • Value for Money
    3.3 (9)
  • Ease of Use
    3.7 (9)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.0 (8)
  • Safety
    4.3 (7)
  • Bar Length35 cm
  • FeaturesAnti-Vibration System, Chain Brake, Tool-free Chain Tensioning and Automatic Chain Oiling / Lubrication
  • Power (kW)1.3 kW
  • Uses Pruning
  • Engine Displacement30.1 cc to 31.8 cc
Stihl MS 381
4.1 from 18 reviews

Featuring an ElastoStart system, making handling and starting an easy task along with a decompression valve and a compensator.

Price (RRP) $1,529.00

  • Anti-vibration system

  • Adjustable chain output

  • Single-lever master control

  • Can break after a short amount of time

  • Build Quality
    2.0 (3)
  • Value for Money
    2.3 (3)
  • Ease of Use
    3.7 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.3 (3)
  • Safety
    3.0 (3)
  • Bar Length50 cm
  • Engine Displacement72.2 cc
Stihl MS 390 / MS 391 Farm Boss

Stihl MS 390 / MS 391 Farm Boss

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3.1 from 46 reviews

This manoeuvrable, high-torque chainsaw leads to improved performance and user comfort. It’s perfect for preparing firewood and has an extremely high torque over a wide range of speeds.

Price (RRP) $1,399.00

  • Efficient air filtration system

  • Anti-vibration system

  • Side-access chain tensioner

  • Build Quality
    2.4 (18)
  • Value for Money
    2.3 (18)
  • Ease of Use
    2.9 (17)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.0 (17)
  • Safety
    3.5 (12)
  • Bar Length50 cm
  • FeaturesAnti-Vibration System and Automatic Chain Oiling / Lubrication
  • Power (kW)3.3 kW
  • Uses Pruning and Small tree felling, trimming, and cross-cutting
  • Engine Displacement64.1 cc
Stihl MS 180

Stihl MS 180

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3.0 from 68 reviews

Latest review: Had my MS180 for 12 months now with use (or should that be abuse) nearly every weekend clearing paddocks, felling and cutting up trees around 300mm-400mm diameter and it hasn't missed a beat. I've

Price (RRP) $299.00

Stihl MS 311 Farm Boss
3.1 from 38 reviews

Latest review: No complaints from me. I cant fault it. Been using it now for over a year and extremely satisfied with it. I was originally put off by other reviews but believe if you look after it, it will look

Price (RRP) $1,199.00

Stihl MS 362 / 362 C-M

Stihl MS 362 / 362 C-M

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3.1 from 15 reviews

Latest review: I’ve been using this saw for the past 8 months and been fantastic, it has plenty of power and cuts through logs quick and easy. Compared to my smaller saw it’s a awesome. Highly recommend it.

Price (RRP) $1,599.00

Stihl MS 211

Stihl MS 211

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2.4 from 28 reviews

Latest review: I've owned this saw for 2 years and cut approx 40 cubic metres of riverbed firewood. I find the saw easy to start and has good power output for its size. No issues to date, I clean and sharpen after

Price (RRP) $599.00 to $699.00

Stihl MS 500i
5.0 from 1 review

Latest review: This saw has great grunt, power and weighs with its 28" lite weight Stihl bar as much as my trusty Husqvarna 562xp with their standard 20" bar. To me reduced weight and easy starter is a no brainer,

Stihl MS 271
5.0 from 1 review

Latest review: I've had a number of non- premium chainsaws in the past and this Sthill chainsaw is a world of difference! It's easy to start when cold or warm. The engine is powerful and very responsive. The amount

Price (RRP) $999.00

Stihl MS 231 Wood Boss

Stihl MS 231 Wood Boss

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4.6 from 8 reviews

Latest review: I bought my 231 for small pruning jobs around the yard, track clearing, camping and to compliment my much larger saw (661 w/ 30 and 36" bar) in firewood cutting. It starts without fail everytime.

Price (RRP) $749.00

Stihl MS 880 Magnum
4.4 from 7 reviews

Latest review: 2020 winter was my first year with the 880 , Cutting Dry / Seasoned Gum for firewood. No problems at all , Starts easily and runs nice on 30/1 mix Definitely use an 880 on big trees , But

Price (RRP) $2,799.00

Stihl MS 261 / MS 261 C-Q / MS 261 C-M / MS 261 C-MQ
4.0 from 6 reviews

Latest review: I couldn't re-start saw after shutting off. Dealer gave me a new one because they couldn't fix. Hopefully this was just a lemon and my new one will do

Price (RRP) $1,499.00

Stihl MS 181
3.8 from 8 reviews

Latest review: I've owned my ms181 for a number of years. Excellent chainsaw, never had any problems. Well worth the money. This is the second Stihl chainsaw I've owned. Will only buy Stihl. Chain falling off the

Price (RRP) $449.00

Stihl MS 461 Magnum
3.6 from 5 reviews

Latest review: I’ve had this saw for three years now. I’ve had no issues with it. Still starts like the first day I got it. Good saw for dropping trees and firewood. I mostly cut iron ark, red gum and it gets thr

Price (RRP) $1,749.00

Stihl MS 251 Wood Boss

Stihl MS 251 Wood Boss

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3.4 from 5 reviews

Latest review: First of all I I have been working on saws a long time and running them a lot longer. I've owned everything from 180's to 660's. I like the 251's a lot better than the 025's or 250's. Don't buy

Price (RRP) $799.00

Stihl MS 462 C-M
3.3 from 4 reviews

Latest review: Had used the saw less than a week in total, when a crack appeared on the front casing. A few other guys had same problem. Stihl warranty won’t cover i

Price (RRP) $1,959.00

Stihl MS 661 C-M
3.3 from 4 reviews

Latest review: When the air filter gets dusty which it will because its a terrible design. The saw will run itself lean to keep up the power then saw will explode. I've had 2 of them both are ruined. I have a tree

Price (RRP) $2,099.00

Stihl MS 181 C-BE Mini Boss with Easy2Start

Latest review: I had virtually the same chainsaw purchased in NZ four years ago, it rarely required multiple attempted starts, even though it sat for 9 months at a time over the four years....... Now purchased the

Price (RRP) $549.00

Stihl MS 291 Yard Boss
2.6 from 7 reviews

Latest review: I’m a qualified arborist. I’ve used many saws. I needed a saw to handle big wood but not destroy my arms after extended use. The MS291 is solid and powerful for its size. Per

Price (RRP) $999.00

Stihl MS 201 T

Stihl MS 201 T

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2.3 from 3 reviews

Latest review: I purchased an MS201t, the new model to the MS200. It worked ok for 2 years then the oil channel corroded out and required the block to be changed. Then the bar alignment screw broke off, it was of