COMPARE

Stihl FSA 65 String Trimmer

This model is no longer available or might have limited distribution.

FSA 65
This Stihl 36-volt, cordless-electric string trimmer has a curved shaft and weighs 8.1 lbs. It uses dual .080-inch cutting lines.
Description
This Stihl 36-volt, cordless-electric string trimmer has a curved shaft and weighs 8.1 lbs. It uses dual .080-inch cutting lines.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Trimming

Trimming

Indicates how quickly and neatly models cut grass.

 /  5
Edging

Edging

How quickly and neatly models trimmed a vertical line along a walkway.

 /  5
Tall grass and weeds

Tall grass and weeds

Indicates cutting power in tall grass and weeds.

 /  5
Handling

Handling

Denotes responsiveness and balance.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Denotes ease of starting, feeding out more line, and accessing controls, along with handle comfort.

 /  5

About

The Stihl FSA 65 is part of the String Trimmers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, String Trimmers models like the FSA 65 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Trimming Indicates how quickly and neatly models cut grass.

Edging How quickly and neatly models trimmed a vertical line along a walkway.

Tall grass and weeds Indicates cutting power in tall grass and weeds.

Price & Shop