A lightweight, fuel-efficient chainsaw with reduced-emission engine technology.
"I have used it to cut down several trees with 6 inch diameters and cut up the limbs into manageable sizes as well as pruning multiple limbs. The saw has performed flawlessly. Easy to start. All in all a great product with a great dealer/service network. "
Newport News, VA
The STIHL MS 171 is part of a new generation of lightweight STIHL chainsaws with reduced emission technology – a significant benefit for users because it saves fuel even as it cuts exhaust emissions. The MS 171 also has the STIHL pre-separation air filter, which can extend filter life up to five times over previous models.