Hedge Trimmer Buyers Guide

When you are shopping for a hedge trimmer your main purchase consideration factors should be: power, proper blade length that is long enough to cut your hedges (consider depth and height), single or double blade design, then design comfort and the balance of the machine in your hands.

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Stihl HS 45 Hedge Trimmer Stihl HS 46 CECA Hedge Trimmer
Price $299.95* $359.95*
Power Source Gas  Gas
Blade Style  double-sided double-sided
Blade Length (in) 18″  22″
Fuel Capacity 7.8 fl oz. 9.5 fl oz.
Anti-vibration yes yes
Engine Displacement 27.2cc  21.4cc
Weight 10.4 lbs.  9.5 lbs.
Warranty 2 Years Consumer or Commercial 2 Years Consumer or Commercial

*Prices are subject to change.

Stihl HSE 60 Hedge Trimmer Stihl HSE 70 Hedge Trimmer Stihl HSA 66 Hedge Trimmer
Price  $179.99* $199.00*  $229.95*
Power Source Electric Electric Battery Powered
Blade Style double-sided double-sided double-sided
Blade Length (in) 20″ 24″ 20″
Fuel Capacity N/A N/A  N/A
Anti-Vibration yes yes No
Engine Displacement N/A N/A N/A
Weight 6.8 lbs.  9.3 lbs 10.4 lbs.
Warranty  2 Year commercial or consumer 2 Year commercial or consumer  2 Year commercial or consumer

*Prices are subject to change.

  Shindaiwa DH235-2C
Hedge Trimmer
Shindaiwa HT254-30
Hedge Trimmer
Shindaiwa HT235-2C
Hedge Trimmer
Price $519.99* $529.99* $549.99*
Power Source Gas Gas Gas
Blade Style double-sided single-sided single-sided
Blade Length (in) 28″ 30″ 38″
Fuel Capacity 12.5 fl oz. 18.6 fl oz. 12.5 fl oz.
Anti-vibration vibration reducing yes  yes
Engine Displacement 23.9cc 24.5cc 21.2cc
Weight 11.4 lbs 12.6 lbs 10.3 lbs
Warranty 5 Years Consumer, 2 Years Commercial 5 Years Consumer, 2 Years Commercial 5 Years Consumer, 2 Years Commercial

*Prices are subject to change.

Stihl HLA 65
Hedge Trimmer
Stihl HS 56 CE-CA
Hedge Trimmer
Price $339.95* $399.95*
Power Source Battery Powered Gas
Blade Style  double-sided double-sided
Blade Length (in) 20″ 24″
Battery Run Time  AP 160 battery of up to 120 minutes 9.5 fl oz.
Anti-vibration yes yes
Engine Displacement  N/A 21.4cc
Weight 10.6 lbs 9.9 lbs
Warranty 2 Years Consumer or Commercial 2 Years Consumer or Commercial

*Prices are subject to change.

Stihl HL 91 K
Ext. Hedge Trimmer
Stihl HL 94 K
Hedge Trimmer
Stihl HL 94K (145)
Ext. Hedge Trimmer
Price $439.95* $499.95* $499.95*
Power Source Gas Gas Gas
Blade Style Double-sided Double-sided Double-sided
Overall Length (in) 65.75″ 78.3″ 78.3″
Fuel Capacity 18.3 oz 18.3 oz  18.3 oz
Anti-vibration Yes Yes  Yes
Engine Displacement 24.1cc 24.1cc 24.1cc
Weight 11.2 lbs 12.3 lbs  12.3 lbs
Warranty 2 Years Consumer or Commercial 2 Years Consumer or Commercial 2 Years Consumer or Commercial

*Prices are subject to change.

 Stihl HLA 65
Battery Powered Hedge Trimmer
Shindaiwa AH 262
Hedge Trimmer
Price  $339.95*  $569.99*
Power Source Battery Powered Gas
Blade Style  Double-sided Double-sided
Overall Length (in)  6′ 9"  6′ 6" Reach
Fuel Capacity  N/A 23.3 fl oz
Anti-vibration No  Vibration Reducing
Engine Displacement Battery Run Time: AP 300 Up to 180 minutes 23.9cc
Weight 10.1-11.3 lbs 14.3 lbs
Warranty 2 Years Consumer or Commercial 2 Years Consumer or Commercial

*Prices are subject to change.

Stihl HSE 60
Hedge Trimmer
Stihl HSE 70
Hedge Trimmer
Stihl HSA 66
Hedge Trimmer
Price $179.99* $199.00* $229.95*
Power Source  Electric Electric  Battery Powered
Blade Style double-sided  double-sided  double-sided
Blade Length (in)  20″  24″  20″
Fuel Capacity N/A N/A  N/A
Anti-vibration yes  yes no
Engine Displacement  N/A  N/A  N/A
Weight  6.8 lbs 9.3 lbs  10.4 lbs
Warranty 2 Years Consumer or Commercial 2 Years Consumer or Commercial 2 Years Consumer or Commercial

*Prices are subject to change.

Stihl HLA 65
Battery Powered Extended Hedge Trimmer
Price $339.95*
Power Source Battery Powered
Blade Style  double-sided
Blade Length (in) 20″
Battery Run Time AP 160 battery of up to 120 minutes
Anti-vibration  No
Weight 10.1-11.3 lbs
Warranty 2 Years Consumer or Commercial

*Prices are subject to change.