Best Greenworks Chainsaw Reviews for 2022

Greenworks Chainsaw Reviews 2020 | What to Know Before You Buy!

If you want to buy the best Greenworks chainsaw, you have a lot of options. They make excellent electric and cordless chainsaws, including some of the most powerful in the industry.

The company increases your options of finding a good solution by providing tools in many different sizes and voltages. Obviously, you want to stick to the platform you already own, but if you find yourself looking for a brand new system—Greenworks has everything from 24V to 82V. We hope this guide helps you wade through the various chainsaw options to find the right tool for your application.

Choosing a Battery-Powered Chainsaw Instead of Gas

Making the switch to battery over gas comes with several advantages. First, you eliminate the need for purchasing and mixing expensive gas and oil. Second, you remove all gas engine emissions and reduce maintenance significantly. Third, you operate these tools with far less noise output—giving you more hours in the day with which to work. In many cases, battery-powered tools even outperform their gas saw counterparts.

Our recommendations really emphasize power. After all—this is a list of the best Greenworks chainsaws—not the most economical or cheapest… With that said, we do include products that have great pricing and features, but never at the expense of performance. If you can pay a little more to get quality power output, the cost makes sense.

Best Greenworks Cordless Chainsaw Overall

Commercial 82V 20-inch Chainsaw

BEST GREENWORKS CORDLESS CHAINSAW OVERALL 82V

Not everyone can successfully make a 20-inch battery-powered chainsaw. When Greenworks joined a couple of other brands in announcing a cordless 20-inch farm and ranch class, we took notice. When it rated as having the most comparative power of the three, we sat up straighter. This particular Greenworks chainsaw boasts the equivalent power of a 60cc gas saw. That puts it into a class with very few competitors.

TYaking the entire Greenworks chainsaw line into account, this 82V model produces the most work. The 25 m/s chain speed of this Greenworks 82V chainsaw easily makes it a great tool for both trimming and felling. We’d also consider it for land clearing and even general forestry work. If you want a solid battery-powered solution to replace your existing gas farm and ranch saw, this tool should take care of you.

The tool retails for around $549 as a bare tool. The 82V Commercial line typically has you buying your batteries and charger separately.

Additional Features and Details

  • Model: 2024902
  • Brushless motor w/advanced electronics
  • Steel bucking spikes
  • Chain brake
  • Dual stud bar nut system
  • Automatic chain oiler w/translucent oil tank
  • Compatible with all Greenworks 82V Commercial tools and batteries
  • 2-year warranty

Best Greenworks 60V Pro Cordless Chainsaw

GREENWORKS 60V PRO CORDLESS CHAINSAW

This marks the second-generation Greenworks 60V chainsaw and we love the improvements. This updated 60V chainsaw has a brushless motor that produces more torque and faster cutting than a 42cc gas saw equivalent.

If you don’t need the absolute highest power but want a solid year-round saw for general use, we recommend this one above all others. We think this Greenworks chainsaw offers the best balance of size, weight, and performance.

Available with a 16-inch bar for $299.99 with a 2.5Ah battery and charger, we love the value and performance of this tool.

If you want to step up to an 18-inch bar and chain with a 4.0Ah battery, you can do so for $349.99. Both saws offer the same power, so it’s just a matter of bar length. Get the size you need for the type of work you expect to tackle.

The battery is compatible with the entire line of 60V Pro lawn care equipment, including Greenworks’ battery-powered pressure washer.

More Details

  • Model: 2015402
  • Brushless motor
  • Steel bucking spikes
  • Chain brake
  • Dual stud bar nut system
  • Automatic oiler w/translucent oil tank
  • 4-year warranty

Best Greenworks 80V Cordless Chainsaw

GREENWORKS 80V

Looking at the 80V Pro line, The Greenworks 18-inch chainsaw increases the bar from their inaugural 16-model in this line. Performance lines up with a 45cc gas engine chainsaw, and we love the pro feel you get with this saw. From the large steel bucking spikes to the chain brake, it feels like a gas saw. The Greenworks 80V Pro 18+inch chainsaw serves as the best and most powerful residential saw they have going at present.

You can get the kit with 4Ah battery and charger for around $450. Pick it up at Tractor Supply or as a bare tool from Greenworks for $249.99.

More Details

  • Model: Greenworks 2019902
  • Brushless motor
  • Steel bucking spikes
  • Chain brake
  • Dual stud bar nut system
  • Automatic oiler w/translucent oil tank
  • Compatible with all Greenworks 80V tools and batteries
  • 4-year warranty

Best Greenworks 40V Cordless Chainsaw

Greenworks CS40L412 16-inch

40V 16" CORDLESS CHAINSAW

We like the breadth of the Greenworks 40V line of tools. Targeting homeowners and not professionals, the 14-inch and 16-inch Greenworks 40V chainsaws provide excellent solutions for storm cleanup and light use. The brushless motor on these saws gives them persistent power to get through limbs without bogging down.

We like the 16-inch model since it offers a bit more capacity. It lets you limb more easily and gives you some bar length if you find yourself in need of felling smaller trees on your land. You also get steel bucking spikes for leverage and bite.

Updated with a bump in performance and a more secure dual stud bar nut system, the kit with 4Ah battery and charger retails for $259.99.

More Details

  • Item Number: 2016802AZ
  • Model: Greenworks CS40L412
  • Brushless motor
  • Automatic oiler
  • Chain brake
  • 3-year warranty
  • Compatible with all Greenworks 40V tools and batteries

Best Greenworks 24V Cordless Chainsaw

Greenworks CS24L410 12-inch

24V 12-inch chain saw

The Greenworks 24V chainsaw offers the best inexpensive model for smaller tasks that don’t require the power and runtime of their larger saws. They have a 12-inch 24V chainsaw that we highly recommend. The brushless motor gives you more performance than its 10-inch predecessor and gives you a very capable saw for tackling those small jobs.

One bonus with Greenworks 40V tools includes the integrated USB charger they build into each battery. Greenworks also has a ridiculous number of 24V and 24V X2 lawn care and power tools. That gives you a lot of options for outfitting your home for work throughout the year. Retailing for just $149.99 with a 4.0Ah battery and charger, you also can’t beat the price!

More Details

  • Model: Greenworks CS24L410
  • Tool-free chain tensioning
  • Automatic oiler w/translucent oil tank
  • Brushless motor
  • Compatible with all Greenworks 24V and 2 x 24V tools and batteries
  • 3-year warranty

Best Greenworks 48V Cordless Chainsaw (2 X 24V)

Greenworks CS48L4411 16-inch

BEST GREENWORKS 48V CORDLESS CHAINSAW 2x24V

Greenworks lets you get up to 48V of power by pairing two 24V batteries together in series. This lets you stay on their 24V tool platform while gaining access to higher-performing chainsaws. This saw is available with either a 14-inch or 16-inch bar—we recommend going with the longer one. Either way, you get the same brushless performance driving the saw’s chain up to 3940 FPM.

The $279.99 kit comes with two 4.0Ah batteries with USB charging ports on both. You also get a dual-port battery charger to get both packs back in the game without having to remember to switch them over.

More Details

  • Item Number: 2018002
  • Model: Greenworks CS48L4411
  • Brushless motor
  • Dual stud bar nut system
  • Auto-oiler w/translucent oil tank
  • Plastic bucking spikes
  • Chain brake
  • Compatible with all Greenworks 24V and 2 x 24V tools and batteries
  • 3-year warranty

Best Greenworks Commercial 48V Cordless Chainsaw

Greenworks 48TH12 12-inch

GW commercial 48V

Greenworks Commercial also has a line of 48V dual-voltage tools. This 24V/48V battery design lets you operate tools using either one (24V) or two (48V) batteries depending on the application. They also have some 48V tools that only operate at that higher voltage. In particular, we like the arborist-specific 48V 12-inch top-handle chainsaw.

You can get this 48V chainsaw with 10-inch and 14-inch bars as well. Choose the bar length that best fits your application. The 12-inch configuration weighs a scant 7.5 pounds without the battery. A brushless motor gives you 64 fps of chain speed and Greenworks rates this tool as having similar performance to a 45cc gas saw. That should make quick work of any branches you plan to trim either at height or on the ground.

This pro-targeted battery-powered chainsaw retails for $549.99 as a kit with 4.0Ah battery and charger.

More Details

  • Model: 48TH12
  • Commercial build
  • Brushless motor
  • Steel bucking spikes
  • Chain brake
  • Dual stud bar nut system
  • Automatic oiler w/translucent oil tank
  • Compatible with all Greenworks 48V Commercial tools and batteries
  • 2-year warranty

Best Greenworks Corded Electric Chainsaw

18-inch corded cutting tree trunk

Corded electric chainsaws aren’t as convenient as cordless, but they’re absolutely the way to go when you want to avoid gas and extend runtime. They also favor those on a smaller budget. Of the available Greenworks choices, we like their 14.5-amp chainsaw the best.

It has much higher power than the 10-amp saws and sports an 18-inch bar, matching the size of some of the best battery-powered chainsaws out there and giving you the most cutting versatility. Best of all, you can pick it up for less than $100!

More Details

  • Item Number: 20332
  • Tool-free chain tensioning
  • Automatic oiler w/translucent oil tank
  • Wrap-around handle design
  • 3-year warranty

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