Stihl MS500i vs MS661
Choosing a high end Stihl chainsaw can be a complicated decision with multiple factors to weigh up. Here is a brief and simplified comparison summary.
MS500i - More
MS661 - Less
MS500i - Less (due to fuel injection)
MS661 - More
MS500i - More Compact
MS661 - Larger, Heavier
MS500i - 5.0kW
MS661 - 5.4kW
MS500i - Less Powerful
MS661 - More Powerful
MS500i - Both - the 500i has superior technology compared to the 661
MS661 - Both - the 661 can adjust itself to run efficiently
MS500i - $2469 (3/8P w/ 25" ES Light Bar)
MS661 - $2539 (3/8P w/ 25" ES Light Bar)
What to choose?
MS500i - Choose the MS500i if you’re after a smarter and lighter saw that still packs a punch (not as powerful as the MS661)
MS661 - Choose the MS661 for superior power
8/4/2022 12:30:32 am
HAVE SOME NEGATIVE COMMENTS ABOUT THE MS500I, FOR THE PRICE I WOULD STICK WITH THE MS661
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