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Husqvarna 550XP Chainsaw


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The Husqvarna 550XP chainsaw has been designed for professional forestry use and is one of the new generation of chainsaw.

Husqvarna 550XP Chainsaw

The Husqvarna 550XP chainsaw has been designed for professional forestry use and is one of the new generation of chainsaw.

  • Professional
  • Option of 15 or 18 inch bar
  • Engine – 50.1cc
  • Output – 2.8kW

The Husqvarna 550Xp has a 50.1 cc engine that produces 2.8 kW / 3.8 hp power output and weighs 4.9 kg without the bar and chain. It has an X-Torq engine that reduces fuel consumption by up to 20 percent and emissions by up to 75 percent over conventional 2 stroke engines without the compromise of power! Just as a conventional two-stroke engine, the air/fuel mix enters the crankcase as normal. However, in Husqvarna’s X-TORQ engine, there is a second stream of unmixed, cleaner air moving through the piston and entering the transfer ports at the upper end. This unmixed, cleaner air then becomes the first element that enters the cylinder.

The chainsaw also features Husqvarna AutoTune – an automatic engine management system that adapts to air filter condition, fuel mix and weather conditions to ensure optimal engine performance at all times. It also has Husqvarna RevBoost – this delivers rapid acceleration and high chain speeds for suberb limbing performance.

The chainsaw also has a Husqvarna Low Vib anti-vibration system which delivers impressive figures – 2.7/3.2 m/s2 F/R. The air injection system pre-cleans the air before it reaches the engine and the air purge makes for easier starting. See our full range of Husqvarna chainsaws.

Husqvarna 550XP ChainsawSpecification

Cylinder displacement – 50.1 cm³ / 3.06 cu.inch
Power output 2.8 kW
Idling speed 2800 rpm
Maximum power speed 10200 rpm
Maximum recommended engine speed 14000 rpm
Cylinder bore 43 mm / 1.69 inch
Cylinder stroke 34.5 mm / 1.36 inch
Ignition system SEM-DM61
Ignition module air gap 0.3 mm / 0.01 ”
Spark plug NGK CMR6H
Electrode gap 0.5 mm / 0.02 ”
Fuel tank volume 0.52 lit
Oil pump type Adjustable flow, no flow at idle
Torque, max. 2.8 Nm/6900 rpm
Fuel consumption 446 g/kWh

Chain pitch .325″
Recommended bar length, min-max 33-50 cm / 13″-20″
Chain speed at max power 19.6 m/s / 64.3 fts


Equivalent vibration level (ahv , eq) front / rear handle 2.8/3.7 m/s²

Sound pressure level at operators ear 106 dB(A)
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 116 dB(A)
Emission data EPA Exhaust emissions (HC average) 57 g/kWh
Exhaust emissions (CO average) 271 g/kWh
Exhaust emissions (NOx average) 4 g/kWh
Exhaust emissions (CO₂ average) 837 g/kWh

Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 4.9 kg / 10.8 lbs



Want to take a closer look? Learn more about the product in depth by exploring its design and features.

  • Flip-up tank cap – The flip-up tank cap is easy to open and close when refueling.
  • X-Torq® – Deliver lower fuel consumption and reduced exhaust emission levels in accordance with the world´s most stringent environmental regulations.
  • AutoTune – AutoTune gives optimal engine performance throughout automatic engine setting. No time spent on carburettor adjustments. It compensates for
    different fuels, altitude, humidity, temperature and clogged air filter.
  • Air Injection – Centrifugal air cleaning system for reduced wear and longer operating time between filter cleanings.

The next chainsaw up in the range is the Husqvarna 572XP

For more information, visit the Husqvarna page


Purchased from Masseys – If your chainsaw was purchased from Masseys and it develops a manufacturing fault during the warranty period, simply return the chainsaw to store and our mechanics will repair the machine free of charge. A warranty repair is when the machine has failed because of improper material or workmanship, under normal use and maintenance.

Purchased online – If you chainsaw was purchased from elsewhere, then we charge an initial £29.99 inspection charge to look at the machine. This will be refunded if the fault is a warranty issue and when the manufacturer has processed and accepted the warranty claim in full. Warranty for non-Masseys customers is 4-12 weeks as we have a duty to ensure our own customers are prioritised first.

Bar Length

15" Bar, 18" Bar

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