Stihl MS 151 C-E Vs MS 211 : What’s The Difference

When it comes to choosing a chainsaw, there are a lot of factors to consider. But two of the most important factors are the size of the saw and the power. So, how do the STIHL MS 151 C-E and the MS 211 compare in those two areas? This article will help you to understand the differences between the STIHL MS 211 chainsaw and the STIHL MS 151 C-E. These two chainsaws are both very popular in the marketplace, but there are some key differences between them that might make one a better fit for you than the other.

Detail Comparison

Technical specifications MS 151 C-E MS 211
Displacement ­cm³ 23,6 35,2
Power output ­kW/bhp 1,1/1,5 1,7/2,3
Weight ­kg 2,8 1) 4,3 1)
Power-to-weight ratio ­kg/kW 2,5 2,5
Sound pressure level ­dB(A) 96 2) 100 2)
Sound power level ­dB(A) 110 3) 113 3)
Vibration level left/right ­m/s² 4,9/4,9 4) 3,5/3,5 4)
Saw chain pitch ­ 1/4″P 3/8″P
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain type ­ Picco Micro 3 (PM3)


If you’re in the market for a lightweight, high-quality chainsaw that’s easy to use and maintain, the STIHL MS 151 C-E might be just the tool for you. With a high power-to-weight ratio and impressive fuel efficiency, this chainsaw can help you get more done and have more fun in a shorter amount of time. It’s also a great choice for home or property owners who want to keep their equipment on the lighter side.

The MS 151 C-E is a lightweight, gasoline-powered chain saw designed for woodworking. It can be used with cutting attachments such as the STIHL Picco Micro Mini (PMM3) and PMM3 Magnum Woodcarver chains. The MS 151 C-E has a 30.1 cc engine with 1.2 horsepower and fuel consumption of up to 0.4 gallons per hour, making it suitable for use in small and large projects alike. The chain brake is manual, but the chain tensioner is automatic and adjusted from the side of the saw without tools.


The MS 211 is a powerful and lightweight saw, perfect for a variety of applications. It features a low-emission engine that is 20% more fuel-efficient than previous models and an advanced anti-vibration system that reduces operator fatigue. The MS 211 also has a wide range of safety features, making it a great choice for both novice and experienced users.

The STIHL MS 211 is a great chainsaw for anyone looking for a powerful and reliable saw. It is perfect for cutting firewood, felling trees, or even clearing brush. The MS 211 has a low-emission engine that is 20% more fuel efficient than previous models. It also has a tool-free chain tensioner for easy adjustments. This saw is sure to make your next project a breeze.

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Engine Displacement

The biggest difference between these models is their engine displacement. The MS 151 C-E is equipped with a 1.5 cubic centimeter (cc) engine, while the engine on the MS 211 is 2.1 cubic centimeters. A larger engine means a more powerful saw and a faster running speed—in this case, the MS 211 can reach 13,500 revolutions per minute (RPM), while the MS 151 C-E runs at 11,500 RPM. What does this mean in terms of real-world usage?

The MS 151 C-E has an engine displacement of 30.1 cc, while the STIHL MS 211 has an engine displacement of 50.2 cc. The STIHL MS 151 C-E is a light weight gas powered chainsaw that is ideal for pruning and trimming around your property. It features a low-emission engine to reduce fuel consumption, a side access chain tensioning system for easy adjustment, and a tool-free filler caps to make refueling quick and simple.

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Power output

Both are chainsaws intended for home use; they’re similar in size and price range, but they have some key differences that make each one better suited to different tasks. Power output The biggest difference between the two models is their power output: The MS 151 C-E has 1.7 kilowatts (kW) of engine power; the MS 211 has 2.3 kW of engine power. To put that in perspective, your typical house lawnmower will have between 1 kW and 3 kW of engine power, depending on its size and other factors—so both of these chainsaws are considerably more powerful than your standard lawnmower. Both options offer plenty of punch.

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Weight

The difference that you’ll notice is in the weight. The MS 211 carries a dry weight of 6.4 lbs, while the MS 151 C-E weighs only 5.7 lbs. That may not seem like a huge difference, but when you’re using a chainsaw for long periods of time, it can really make an impact on your comfort level. The MS 151 C-E weighs in at 3.9kg (8.6 lbs) while the MS 211 has a weight of 4 kg (8.8 lbs).  While both are lightweight, high-performance saws for skilled users, the STIHL MS 151 C-E is 10% smaller than the STIHL MS 211, making it perfect for tighter work spaces or for those who want to work with less strain on their bodies.

The STIHL MS 151 C-E and MS 211 chainsaws have the same weight at 8.82 lbs. This is one of the lightest chainsaws on the market, making them perfect for home and domestic use. They are light enough to be used by anyone, regardless of their stamina and strength levels.

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Power-to-weight ratio

It’s not as easy as buying the most powerful engine and then finding out that you have to buy a whole new unit because of it. So let’s go through the differences between these two models in terms of power-to-weight ratio, and then we’ll explain how these numbers translate into reality.

In a professional tone: The MS 151 C-E comes with a duffel bag and a shoulder strap, which is nice because it makes carrying it around much easier than the MS 211. The MS211 only comes with the shoulder strap, and while it’s great for some people, others prefer to carry their chainsaws on their back. The MS 151 C-E also has more power than the MS 211 at 3,000 RPM (1,450 ft./lbs.) vs. 2,250 RPM (900 ft./lbs.).

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Sound pressure level

One of the biggest differences between these two chainsaws is the sound pressure level. The STIHL MS 151 C-E has a sound pressure level of 97 dB(A), while the MS 211 has a sound pressure level of 110 dB(A).

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Sound power level

The biggest difference between these two chainsaws is the sound power level. The sound power level on the MS 151 C-E is 96 decibels, while the sound power level on the MS 211 is 106 decibels. This means that when you use the MS 211, you need hearing protection because it has a louder noise rating than most other chainsaws on the market. You don’t need hearing protection when using either version of the MS 151 (the “C-E” stands for “Comfort Easy”), but you can purchase an optional ergonomic handle from STIHL if you.

The sound power level of the STIHL MS 151 C-E is 106 dB(A), which is 3 dB(A) higher than that of the STIHL MS 211 at 103 dB(A). This difference will be noticeable to those around you, but will not create significant discomfort or hearing difficulties.


STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Vibration Level Left/Right

The vibration levels stated in the datasheets below are measured in accordance with a standardized testing system and may therefore be used for comparative purposes between different products from the same manufacturer and between different manufacturers.

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Saw Chain Pitch

The primary difference between these two chainsaws is that the STIHL MS 151 C-E uses a 1/4″ PM3 saw chain while the STIHL MS 211 uses a 3/8″ PICCO Micro™ 3 (PM3) saw chain. The difference in pitch means that there’s more space between the cutters on a 1/4″ PM3 than there is on a 3/8″ PM3—the 1/4″ PM3 has .043.

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|STIHL Oilomatic Saw Chain Type

Neither of these chain saws features a quick chain adjuster, so you’ll want to keep a screwdriver nearby when adjusting your chain tension. Both models use STIHL Oilomatic saw chains, which are specially designed for STIHL chainsaws to provide precise cutting with less effort. If you’re looking for an easy way to keep your saw chain in tip-top shape, consider the STIHL Rapid Micro 3 (RM3) saw chain line, which is designed for high performance. The standard cutting attachment is the Picco Micro Mini 3 (PM3) chain saw chain.

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211|Which is Much Better

In conclusion, the Stihl MS 151 C-E is a great choice for homeowners who are looking for a lightweight professional-grade chainsaw with plenty of power to get most jobs done around their property. While the MS 211 does have more power when compared to the MS 151 C-E, it does not make up for its added cost or weight. The Stihl MS 151 C-E and MS 211 are both lightweight chainsaws with a lot of power. Both saws have the same compact design, easy start system, and anti-vibration technology. Both models also have an optional quick chain adjuster which makes tensioning your chain easier than ever before but only when it’s used with STIHL’s recommended Picco Duro 3 (PD3) low kickback chain for these saws.

In this article, we shall be looking at the difference between these two chainsaws, which are used by different categories of people. MS 151 C-E The MS 151 is one of the lightest gasoline-powered chainsaws in its cubic capacity class. It weighs just under 10 lbs. and features a long-life air filter system and our Quick Chain Adjuster for easy tool-free chain adjustments on the fly. With its primer bulb, this saw will start up quickly, even in cold weather.

STIHL MS 151 C-E vs MS 211


These are some of the most common questions I received when I first started at Beaumont MS. In my experience, both buses have pros and cons. The MS 151 C-E has set routes, which means it is not constantly going through traffic like the MS 211. However, if dates are missed or something comes up last minute, it can be a hassle to re-plan. On the other hand, the MS 211 makes several stops along the way (long trips) which can be inconvenient for students who live closer to campus and want to get home earlier. But, the constant movement of delays on construction sites and main roads really proves beneficial when it comes to punctuality.

If you are looking for a basic sewing machine for someone just starting out in sewing or for a beginner whose interest is piqued, MS 211 and MS 151 may be perfect choices. However, if you will be doing more complex projects requiring more features and power then the MS 211 may be the better choice. Aside from these differences, however, both sewing machines are very similar in function, and although they cost a little bit more than other brands these machines should provide years of satisfying service to a new sewer (novice).