PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Poulan and Stihl as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

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Poulan and Stihl Overview

Total reviews
2
208
Company responses
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0
Issues resolved
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1

Stihl was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Nov 6, 2007 and since then this brand received 208 reviews. It is 206 reviews more than Poulan received since Dec 16, 2015.

Poulan and Stihl Consumer Ratings

Rank
137 out of 1820 in Equipment category
113 out of 1820 in Equipment category
Diversity of Products or Services
No votes
81 in category
Price Affordability
No votes
131 in category
Staff
No votes
54 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Stihl ranks 24 points higher in the Equipment category than Poulan.

Poulan and Stihl Rating Details

Diversity of Products or Services
No votes
2.7 (54 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Had 2 Poulan gas leaf blowers and each died after 30hrs. in five years use. MY other gas powered yard devices are maintained in same manner and last me 10-12 years and start on first pull in spring. I thought first failure was a fluke or a 'returned' item. Not so. Both were hard starting always...

Nicolina

I stopped by a local dealer to pick out some professional equipment to use, when I got looking at the equipment, which is located inside of a rural king store. First off there was no trained stihl employee there so I asked several questions to the rural king employee, who couldn't answer any of my...

Dan h
Price Affordability
No votes
2.4 (63 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I bought a PP4218AVX.IN October, 2013. Didn't use for 2 years because I had a good Stihl. I got it out in November for first time to cut some firewood.It ran good for 1 week, then it started cutting off when it got hot and would not crank. I took it to authorized dealer for repair. He says the...

Aoife

...STIHL DOES NOT PAY LIST PRICE ON PARTS AN THEY REQUIRE ME TO STOCK THEM. STIHL WILL NOT PAY FREIGHT ON PARTS BUT I HAVE TO PAY TO GET IT TO ME. Stihl will put a unit on sell and drop the price to the consumer and the same week go up on the price to the dealer...

Macie
Staff
No votes
2.1 (58 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

No items

These products used to be very high quality tools , now i find that they wont last more than 18 months of light duty , even when regularly serviced. Its now Autumn and the leaves are falling fast but yet again the BG86 blower needs new bearings because Stihl decided to cut costs and use cheap and...

Damian S

Poulan and Stihl Pros and Cons

Pros
No votes
  • Power when it worked
  • Quality
  • Product when it worked
Cons
No votes
  • Warranty
  • Unreliable
  • Servic quality willing to back their product

Poulan and Stihl Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
No votes
5

I bought this saw from a rental place in bowling green ohio.So that there tells you it was already broke in. I have had...

Poulan and Stihl Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1.6

I bought a PP4218AVX.IN October, 2013. Didn't use for 2 years because I had a good Stihl. I got it out in November for...

1

I bought a Stihl trimmer. It started just fine, but I got no more than 3 feet when the line brought off inside the...

Poulan and Stihl Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
2

Had 2 Poulan gas leaf blowers and each died after 30hrs. in five years use. MY other gas powered yard devices are...

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Problem was with dealer greenline not stihl

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Poulan and Stihl Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
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