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Stihl MS231 16" Petrol Chainsaw

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STIHL MS231 16" chainsaw

Stihl MS231 16″ Petrol Chainsaw

Looking for a reliable chainsaw? This powerful STIHL MS231 16″ Petrol Chainsaw is a great tool for general landscape maintenance.

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Click & Collect is available free from our five branches across East Anglia

Category: Lawn & Garden Equipment

Stock Number: ZS-1143 200 0358

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Stihl MS231 16″ Petrol Chainsaw is a powerful domestic saw for grounds maintenance and felling small trees.

Stihl MS231 Chainsaw is ideal for felling trees, general ground maintenance, and logging firewood for a cosy night by the fire. This is a perfect power tool whether you are working in agriculture, farming, or landscaping.

The versatile MS231 chainsaw is ideal for private users or farmers felling small trees, cutting firewood and general landscape maintenance.

This powerful Stihl petrol chainsaw comes with a 16-inch bar making it perfect for all those gardening tasks.

The Stihl MS231 16″ Petrol Chainsaw has been designed with efficiency in mind. Benefitting from a highly powerful 2-stroke petrol engine with a 2-mix system. It results in a 20% lower fuel consumption and greatly reduced emissions compared to other 2-stroke models.


This Stihl chainsaw is available for home delivery or FREE click and collect from any of our five branches.

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Technical data

Technical data Value
Displacement cm³ 42.6
Power output kW/bhp 2/2.7
Weight kg 1) 4.8
System weight kg 2) 5.48 / 5.58
Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW 2.4
Sound pressure level dB(A) 3) 103
Sound power level dB(A) 3) 114
Vibration values left/right m/s² 4) 3.9/3.9
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type 3/8″ P PM3
Oil pump Not adjustable
Tank volume l 0.39
Chain pitch 3/8″ P
Chain tensioning Side chain tension
Sprocket – number of teeth 6.6 Z
Filter Long-term filter system / round cartridge filter
Bumper spike Steel claw
Cylinder Chrome
Oil tank volume cm3 200
Sprocket Sprocket profile
Anti vibration system AV Steel spring,AV System, steel spring
Filler cap Tools,WTV tool-free tank cap
EPA Certified fuel consumption l/h 1.06
CO2 g/kWh 917
Handle type Standard grip,Standard handle
Speed at maximum power Um 10.000
EPA Certified fuel consumption glh 0.28

Safety Manual available at https://www.stihl.co.uk/STIHL-Products/Chainsaws-and-pole-pruners/Petrol-chainsaws-for-domestic-users/21872-110/MS-231-Chainsaw.aspx


We aim to deliver all Mainland UK orders within 3 – 5 working days of receiving your order.
As soon as the order has been processed all orders that are under 30kgs in weight are dispatched on a next day service with APC couriers.

We offer free delivery for any order to the UK mainland that is over £50 in value and under 30kgs in weight. There are however additional shipping costs for deliveries to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and Islands, and other remote areas of the UK.

Additional shipping costs for large heavy items that require specialist courier services may also apply. Delivery times will also be slightly longer for heavy items requiring specialist courier services.

For any locations outside Mainland UK including international shipping please contact us at [email protected] for a cost estimate.

For Click & Collect orders please wait until you have been contacted by your selected branch to advise that the order is ready for collection.


We offer a 28 day no quibble returns policy all we ask is that goods must be returned as new, containing all parts and accessories and in their original packaging. Please include a completed returns form with your returned items.

Items must be returned at your own cost, however we will cover the return costs if the goods are faulty or if the wrong item has been delivered.

When returning items to us we cannot be held responsible for goods that go missing in transit so please ensure that you receive proof of postage when returning any goods and have adequate insurance cover. We are able to arrange courier collection if you are returning large heavy items, please contact us at [email protected] for a returns cost estimate. The cost of the return will be deducted from your refund.

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