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Stihl MS 170 12"

Stihl MS 170 12"


The STIHL MS 170 is a small chainsaw that packs a punch. It is perfect for cutting firewood and for general garden chainsaw tasks. Well suited to domestic users, the MS 170 chainsaw has been fitted with the STIHL anti-vibration system for comfortable use. The economical, compact and lightweight MS 170 is a small chainsaw, making it the perfect entry-level chainsaw. It also has a low emission, economical STIHL 2-MIX engine. Benefitting from a single-lever master control it is easy to operate. The automatic STIHL Ematic chain lubrication system allows optimum lubrication of the chain. Longer wear and less oil consumption is achieved when used with STIHL oilomatic saw chain.

  • As testimony to its popularity, the Stihl MS170 chainsaw has been in Stihl’s chainsaw range for many years. The MS170 chainsaw is the perfect entry level model for homeowners wanting to cut firewood.

    The Stihl MS170 uses Stihl’s economical 2-MIX engine. The 30.1cc engine generates 1.2kW / 1.6hp which, combined with the 12” (30cm)* guide bar and chain, gives great performance for logging.

    The Stihl MS170 is easy to start and the main Off-On-Choke control lever is easy to operate and conveniently placed.

    The MS170’s engine is fitted with a compensator to ensure that the engine keeps running at peak performance even when the air filter starts to get dirty.

    Adding chain oil and fuel is quick and easy with Stihl’s easy to unscrew tank caps.

    Chain tensioning is achieved on the Stihl MS170 by loosening two nuts (combination tool provided) and using the front chain tensioner.

    The Stihl MS170 chainsaw is the perfect choice for anyone wanting a quality homeowner chainsaw at a low price.

    All our STIHL machines are run, checked and tuned and given full PDI (Pre-delivery Inspection) before leaving our premises. This means we will unpack your Stihl, start it, test it and individually tune it for maximum power and efficiency. We ensure that your machine is set up and ready to run when it is handed over to you.

  • Power Output 1.6 hp / 1.2 kW
    Engine Capacity 30.1 cc
    Weight 4.57 kg
    Sound Power Level 111 dB(A)
    Bar Length 12" / 30cm
    Saw Chain Type 3/8" P
    Saw Chain Link Quantity 44 Drive Links
    Oil Pump Not adjustable
    Oil Tank Volume 145 cm3
    Fuel Tank Volume


    Engine Starting System Standard Recoil


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