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The lightest STIHL professional gasoline-powered chainsaw in its class.


The lightest STIHL professional gasoline-powered chainsaw in its class.

Real World Tested

The surprisingly lightweight and consistently powerful STIHL MS 462 C-M chainsaw is German engineered and tested all over the world. This rugged, high-capability saw is the perfect choice for felling, bucking and pruning. Field-proven by forestry professionals the world over, the STIHL MS 462 C-M is a real workhorse, delivering easy performance under even the toughest conditions due to the STIHL M-Tronic™ engine management system, advanced features, and low maintenance requirements.

At just 13 lbs. for increased comfort and maneuverability

STIHL M-Tronic™ Electronic Engine Management

Eliminates manual adjustments by constantly calibrating to ensure optimal performance under all conditions

Toolless Caps and a One-Piece Hood

Make servicing your STIHL a snap

Side Mounted Chain Tensioning

With captive bar nuts makes chain maintenance and changing easy

Engine delivers high torque over a wide speed range

A Slimmer, Lighter Sprocket Cover

Reduces weight and wood chip clogging, decreasing downtime spent removing wood chips from the cover

A Newly Designed Oil Pump System

Delivers a higher volume of lubricant when needed

Manual Decompression Valve

Makes starting easier

Goes from 0 to 100 km/h in just 0.3 seconds

Optimized Bumper Spikes

Allows users to maintain good control when bucking and felling trees

A Plunge Guide

ensures increased control and safety when plunge cutting

Vibration Reduction

Increases comfort

HD2 Air Filter

prevents the intake of fine dust particles, while a hermetic seal reduces wear and increases the service life of the engine

Get it All in One Saw

Simply put, the MS 462 C-M chainsaw is the complete package. If you are looking for a rugged, dependable, go-to, forestry-grade chainsaw with a high power-to-weight ratio, the MS 462 C-M is built for you. Visit your local STIHL Dealer to find out more about the MS 462 C-M chainsaw and experience first hand the advantages of Real STIHL.

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