See how STIHL stacks up against other brands.

See how much money you can save each year on gas just by using the BR 600 or BR 700 backpack blower! Just insert the price of gas in your area, your estimated run times in hours per week, the number of units in your fleet, and the estimated operating weeks per year.


Fuel Price Run Times
(Hours per week)
Number of
Units in Your Fleet
Operating
Weeks per Year
2.26
15.5
1
40

BR 600 Fuel Economy vs. Other Brands


Estimated maximum fuel
savings annually for standard
2-cycle engine oil.*


BR 600

$333.33

Fuel
Consumption
(fl. oz. / hr.)
Running Time
in min / 1 qt. of
Fuel (min.)
Annual Fuel
Expenditure
Savings when
you use
STIHL BR 600
Echo PB 770 T 48.7 39.4 $922.33 $102.27
Echo PB 755 S 49 39.1 $928.01 $107.95
Husqvarna 570 BTS 52.7 37.9 $998.09 $178.03
Husqvarna 580 BTS 60.2 32 $1,140.13 $320.07
RedMax EBZ 8500 60.9 31.5 $1,153.39 $333.33
RedMax EBZ 7500 51.4 37.3 $973.47 $153.41
STIHL BR 600 43.3 44.3 $820.06

BR 700 Fuel Economy vs. Other Brands


Estimated maximum fuel
savings annually for standard
2-cycle engine oil.*


BR 700

$346.58

Fuel
Consumption
(fl. oz. / hr.)
Running Time
in min / 1 qt. of
Fuel (min.)
Annual Fuel
Expenditure
Savings when
you use
STIHL BR 700
Echo PB 770 T 48.7 39.4 $922.33 $115.53
Echo PB 755 S 49 39.1 $928.01
$121.21
Husqvarna 570 BTS 52.7 37.9 $998.09 $191.28
Husqvarna 580 BTS 60.2 32 $1,140.13 $333.33
RedMax EBZ 8500 60.9 31.5 $1,153.39 $346.58
RedMax EBZ 7500 51.4 37.3 $973.47 $166.66
STIHL BR 700 42.6 45.2 $806.80


* Fuel consumption data provided by a third party independent laboratory: IAVF Antriebstechnik GmbH. Two-cycle engine oil cost per gallon is included in figure and is based on an MSRP of $1.65 per 2.6 oz. bottle of STIHL High Performance Two-cycle Engine Oil. Testing conducted at 15% idle + 85% full load, idle speed according to the manual. All company names are trademarks of their respective companies. The Home Depot® and Lowe's® are registered trademarks of their respective companies.