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Light and compact 18"/45cm hedge trimmer

The STIHL HS 45 entry-level hedge trimmer is ideal for shrubs and the maintenance of chest-height hedges. Its lightweight design and easy handling allow garden owners to carry out maintenance work quickly and efficiently. Thanks to STIHL ElastoStart, the STIHL HS 45 can be started smoothly, as jerking is reduced. In addition, the manualfuel pump reduces the number of strokes required for start-up, thereby accelerating the starting process and making it easy for you to get going on your gardening work. The single-lever operation feature supports comfortable handling of the STIHL HS 45 petrol hedge trimmer, as all the functions of the tool can be accessed from the control lever. The special cutter geometry of the double-sided cutting blades allows for precise cutting, both horizontally and vertically, and even in corners.

To protect your muscles and joints as you work, the STIHL anti-vibration system minimises engine vibrations in the STIHL HS 45 petrol hedge trimmer. For compact storage, you can hang the hedge trimmer on a wall using the carrying ring integrated into the handle. To ensure that you can continue to enjoy your hedge trimmer for a long time to come, take a look at our tips for regular care and maintenance.

The STIHL HS 45 petrol hedge trimmer is available in two bar lengths: 45 cm and 60 cm.

  • Lightweight entry-level model for optimal maintenance of shrubs and bushes in the garden
  • Excellent cutting performance even in corners, due to the special cutter geometry
  • STIHL ElastoStart means smooth starting with no sudden energy peaks
  • STIHL anti-vibration system provides comfort even on long working days
  • HS 45, 60 cm


    The pictures shown are sample photos. The actual appearance of the equipment features and their specific attachment to the product may differ from the pictorial representations, but will have the same functionality.

    Anti-vibration system
    Double-sided blade

    Technical details

    Cutting length450-600 mm
    Displacement27.2 cm³
    Displacement1.66 cu-in
    Engine power0.75 kW
    Engine power1 bhp

    Service & tips