STIHL MSA 160 C-BQ Cordless Chainsaw

The first STIHL cordless chainsaw with outstanding cordless cutting power. This 36 V chainsaw fulfills even the highest demands for performance and working comfort and is the perfect assistant for property maintenance, horticulture, cutting firewood and sawing work in enclosed areas. With new, low-vibration and low-kickback 1/4″ PM3 saw chain and 30cm/12″ long guide bar for branches and small trees with a maximum diameter of 20 cm


(exc. battery and charger)

Recommended set: MSA 160 C-BQ with guide bar and saw chain, AP200 and AL100 £439.50


STIHL Chain Quick Tensioning (B)

The STIHL chain quick tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the knob to set the optimum tension. No tools needed.

Ematic chain lubrication system

The STIHL Ematic chain lubrication system provides maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption that conventional methods of chain lubrication. The oil consumption can therefore be reduced by up to 50%.

Two-handled operation

The ergonomically shaped handle and rear control handle with comfortable soft-grip component ensure safe working in all operating positions.

Operating handle

The black soft component on the rear handle provides a secure and firm grip in all working positions.

Toolless filler cap

The tank can be filled quickly and easily using the toolless filler cap.

STIHL Electric Motor (EC)

The STIHL electric motor (EC) is extremely energy efficient, lightweight and compact. It runs quietly, generates very low vibrations and does not require servicing.

Technical Data
Recommended battery AP 200
Run time with AP 200 min1) up to 35
Run time with AP 300 min2) up to 50
Run time with AR 2000 min2) up to 180
Run time with AR 3000 min2) up to 230
Weight kg 3) 3.1
Chain gauge 1/4 ” P
Vibration levels left/right m/s² 4) 2.7/2.9
Sound pressure level dB(A) 5) 84
Sound power level dB(A) 6) 95
Oil tank volume cm3 209
  • 1) Run times vary depending on the application
  • 2) Run times can vary depending on use and application
  • 3) Without battery, with bar and chain
  • 4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
  • 5) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 (dB (A))
  • 6) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)