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STIHL MS 171 Petrol Chainsaw

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STIHL MS 171 Petrol Chainsaw
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 STIHL MS 171 Petrol ChainsawSTIHL MS 171 Petrol Chainsaw 
Our Price:  £253.65
List Price:  £285.00
Saving Of:  11%
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SPECIAL OFFER:  A free STIHL HP 2-Stroke Engine Oil (100 ml) is available when you order selected products. T&Cs apply.

An entry-level chainsaw from STIHL

The MS 171 is a chainsaw is a chainsaw suited to garden maintenance and cutting firewood. It is ideal for first-time domestic users and boasts more power than the MS 170; a STIHL 2-MIX 31.8 cm3 petrol engine provides 1.3 kW power to the chainsaw. The MS 171 can be purchased with a recommended 14 inch / 35 cm bar and chain, or with a 12 inch / 30 cm bar and chain;  this model uses a 3/8 inch Pico Micro Mini 3 chain.

It boasts numerous features to increase operator comfort

Perhaps most importantly, it has anti-vibration technology that dampens the engines oscillations to significantly reduce vibrations at the units handles. With single-lever master control, where all the important functions like start, choke, throttle and stop are positioned together on a single lever, using the machine is also extremely simple. A side chain tensioner removes the need for contact with the sharp saw chain, and tool-free filler caps on the fuel and oil tanks mean you can rely on easy opening and locking without the need for tools.

Designed to be robust and long-lasting

Thanks to the Ematic chain lubrication system that this saw relies on, pinpoint lubrication of the saw chain links and guide bar rails is ensured; this means longer wear and up to 50% less bar oil consumption than conventional methods of chain lubrication. This machine also benefits from a long-life air filtration system, which achieves perceptibly longer filter life compared to conventional systems.

Powerful performance

Advanced combustion technology swirls the fuel-air mix before ignition, achieving optimum combustion and highly efficient performance. This results in lower fuel consumption and high torque across a broad rpm range. A compensator in the carburettor works to keep the fuel/air ratio constant, which in turn maintains the engine power so that the air filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs. 

Chainsaw assembly

All chainsaws come as standard with some assembly required. However, you may purchase chainsaw assembly and we will fit the bar and chain prior to dispatch, so that when it arrives you're ready to go.


A 2 year domestic warranty with STIHL is included, we will register the machine. T&Cs apply.

  • Displacement: 31.8 cm³
  • Power output: 1.3 kW / 1.8 hp 
  • Bar length: 12/14 inch
  • Weight: 4.77 kg
  • Power to weight ratio: 3.3 kg / kW
  • Sound pressure level: 99 dB(A)
  • Sound power level: 112 dB(A)
  • Vibration values left/right: 4.0/4.5 m/s2
  • Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type: 3/8" P PMM3
  • Oil pump: not adjustable
  • Tank volume: 0.27 Litres
  • Chain tensioning: side chain tension
  • Sprocket - number of teeth: 6
  • Filter: long-term filter system/standard filter
  • Bumper spike: plastic spike
  • Cylinder: 4 channel/chrome
  • Oil tank volume: 265 cm3
  • Sprocket: sprocket profile
  • Anti-vibration system: AV-System, steel spring
  • Filter cap: tools
  • EPA Certified fuel consumption: 0.73 l/h / 0.192 glh
  • CO2: 1072 g/kWh
  • Handle type: Standard grip
  • Speed at maximum power: 10.000 Um

Brand:  STIHL
Power Source:  Petrol

Part Number:  11392000177
SKU: S1-MS171-XX-INCH

Why choose us?

Garden Machinery Direct is a family run business with over 50 years experience in selling and servicing garden equipment. We are one of the biggest garden machinery retailers in the UK. Based in the Midlands, we are well placed to deliver products across the UK. We are main agents for all the biggest garden machinery brands, and have fantastic working relationships with world leading manufacturers.

Our goal is to offer customers top of the range garden machinery at discount prices, delivered direct to your door. Our friendly and professional staff are available by telephone or email to give expert advice on the equipment most suited to your needs or to answer any queries you may have. We also operate an efficient spare parts service, utilising the latest computer link-ups direct to manufacturers stocks.

All of the garden machinery we sell carries a manufacturers guarantee, supported by a nationwide network of authorised service dealers.

At Garden Machinery Direct we offer our customers the best deals and even better service.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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  • All machinery is tested by the manufacturer's trained technicians
  • When carrying out servicing and repairs, only genuine STIHL parts & spares are used to ensure quality

View the STIHL brochure for more information.


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