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.
Power output kW/bhp
Weight kg 1)
System weight kg 2)
Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW
Sound pressure level dB(A) 3)
Sound power level dB(A) 3)
Vibration values left/right m/s² 4)
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type
3/8" P PMM3
Tank volume l
Sprocket - number of teeth
Simple Filter plate
Oil tank volume cm3
Anti vibration system
Single lever / Standard starter handle
EPA Certified fuel consumption l/h
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