Stihl FSA 57 review
Test scoreShow Context
- Cordless electric
- General purpose
Stihl’s FSA 57 grass trimmer is more expensive than many we’ve tested, yet it’s light on features. If it does a brilliant job of cutting your grass, it could be worth the price – or is it a costly mistake? We took it to our test lab to see how well it can cut different types of grass. Read our full review to see how it fared.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- How well does it cut grass?
- How easy is it to use?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
First reviewed by Which?
Compare retailersPrices updated daily
Prices are ordered from lowest to highest, irrespective of retailer rating or stock, and exclude any potential delivery costs. We are not able to show every possible retailer and cheaper prices may be available. When you click on a retailer link on our site, we may earn affiliate commission. This supports our not-for-profit mission to empower consumers and in no way affects our recommendations. Find out more.
Make smarter choices
- 38%Lowest score
- 66%Average score
- 86%Highest score
How to buy the best grass trimmer or strimmer
Which? helps you to decide whether an electric, cordless or petrol grass trimmer would best suit you and compares popular grass trimmers. Read our buying expert advice on types and cost before heading to our best grass trimmer reviews.
Which strimmer brand?
Find the best brands of petrol, electric and cordless grass trimmers.
How to avoid line-feed problems
The most common complaint about grass trimmers is how often the line breaks. We'll show you how to avoid this and other line-feed problems. Plus, our Which? gardening experts explain the best ways to do simple grass trimmer jobs.