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Stihl BR 450 vs Husqvarna 360BT - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Husqvarna 360BT and the Stihl BR 450.

But before checking out these explanations, here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 leaf blowers:

Husqvarna 360BTStihl BR 450
Husqvarna 360BTStihl BR 450
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Higher cc
  • Higher CFM
  • Less noisy
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Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • As the Stihl BR 450 and the Husqvarna 360BT do not share the same manufacturer, their overall build and technology in use can vary. Both products have their throttle located on the tube of the blower, which allows you to keep your left hand free.
  • These two products are constructed as backpack blowers, allowing you to comfortably carry their powerful engines and massive fuel tanks.
  • Both products are gas-powered blowers - gas is a reliable power source which you can refill in a matter of seconds.

CFM & MPH

  • The Stihl BR 450 with a CFM of 642 slightly exceeds the 631 CFM of the Husqvarna 360BT. Thus, in comparison, you may find that the former is able to move more leaves per minute.
  • The Husqvarna 360BT with an MPH of 232 slightly exceeds the 219 MPH of the Stihl BR 450. Thus, in comparison, the former expels air at a slightly higher speed, and should do a better job at blowing leaves on grass or lifting wet leaves and debris (acorns, etc.).

Weight & Noise rating

  • The weight of the Stihl BR 450, which is 23.4 lbs, slightly exceeds the 23.2 lbs of the Husqvarna 360BT, and will therefore require you to carry around slightly more weight.
  • The Husqvarna 360BT produces 97 dB, which is significantly higher than the 77 dB of the Stihl BR 450. Thus, the latter will be much easier on your ears.

Engine specs comparison

  • The Husqvarna 360BT's 74.4 fl.oz. fuel tank outmatches the Stihl BR 450's 57.5 fl.oz. You may fill it up with way more fuel and presumably run it longer, if both engines had the same fuel consumption.
  • In comparison, the Stihl BR 450's engine displacement of 63.3 cc is slightly outperformed by the 65.6 cc of the Husqvarna 360BT. This suggests that the latter consumes slightly larger amounts of fuel per stroke and will provide you with slightly more power.
  • Each of these leaf blowers features a 2-cycle engine. Thus, they both require you to have an oil/fuel mix to operate.

Other features comparison

Vacuum ability

Neither the Husqvarna 360BT nor the Stihl BR 450 has the ability to vacuum leaves. Thus, you will require another method of leaf collection.

TL;DR

Husqvarna 360BTStihl BR 450
Husqvarna 360BTStihl BR 450
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Higher cc
  • Higher CFM
  • Less noisy
Show all offers
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