One of a new generation of occasional use saws, the STIHL MS 171 chainsaw features reduced-emission engine technology. Reducing fuel consumption by up to 20% compared to its predecessor, this innovative saw saves the user both time and money. Ideal for homeowners, the STIHL MS 171 is good for cutting firewood, felling small trees or completing clean up tasks.


Extend your domestic warranty from 2 to 3 years with the purchase of 5 litres of STIHL MotoMix® fuel and this product. Your STIHL Approved Dealer will register your extended warranty on the STIHL warranty database at point of purchase.


Instruction is necessary to recognize or assess the dangers of a chainsaw. Please wear protective clothing and equipment.
If anything is unclear, we recommend to order the chainsaw via Click & Collect and pickup up the chainsaw from a STIHL servicing dealer.


More information can be found here.

Stihl MS 171 Chainsaw

Bar Size
  • Displacement cm³ 31.8
    Power output kW/bhp 1.3/1.8
    Weight kg 1) 4.3
    System weight kg 2) 4.77
    Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW 3.3
    Sound pressure level dB(A) 3) 99
    Sound power level dB(A) 3) 112
    Vibration values left/right m/s² 4) 4/4.5
    STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type 3/8" P PMM3
    Oil pump Not adjustable
    Tank volume l 0.27
    Chain pitch 3/8"P 
    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 cm3 265
    Sprocket Sprocket profile
    Anti vibration system AV System, steel spring
    Filler cap Tools
    Starting system Single lever
    EPA Certified fuel consumption l/h 0.73
    CO2 g/kWh 1.072

    1) Without fuel, without bar and chain 
    2) Unfueled, with guide bar and saw chain 
    3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A) 
    4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ² 

    The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

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