Husqvarna 555 is developed for demanding work by contractors and landowners. The saw has a ground breaking design and is loaded with raw power for efficient operation. Our unique X-Torq® engine technology provide more power where you need it, up to 20% less fuel consumption and 60% less exhaust emission.


  • AUTOTUNE: AutoTune gives optimal engine performance throughout automatic engine setting. No time spent on carburetor adjustments. It compensates for different fuels, altitude, humidity, temperature and clogged air filter.
  • AIR INJECTION: Centrifugal air cleaning system removes larger dust and debris particles before reaching the air filter. This results in reduced air filter cleanings and improved engine life.
  • X-TORQ®: Delivers lower fuel consumption and reduced exhaust emission levels in accordance with the world´s most stringent environmental regulations.
  • LOWVIB®: System designed to reduce vibration levels to the operator, which lessens fatigue.
  • EASY TO START: Combined start/stop switch and fuel pump make the saw very easy to start.
  • ADJUSTABLE OIL PUMP: Allows you to control oil flow depending on application and weather conditions.
  • QUICK-RELEASE AIR FILTER: Facilitates cleaning and replacement of the air filter.
  • MAGNESIUM CRANKCASE: Sturdily built crankcase withstands high rpms and tough professional use, ensuring a long service life.
  • THREE-PIECE CRANKSHAFT: Forged three-piece crankshaft for maximum durability for the toughest applications.
  • SIDE-MOUNTED CHAIN TENSIONER: Easier access to chain tensioning device.
  • QUICK-RELEASE AIR FILTER COVER: Quick release cover saves time when cleaning or changing spark plug or filter.
  • FELLING MARKS: Distinct, colored marks used for aiming the direction of timber fall.
  • VISIBLE FUEL LEVEL: Transparent fuel indicator makes it easy to check fuel level.
  • SMART START®: The engine and starter have been designed so the machine starts quickly with minimum effort.
  • INERTIA ACTIVATED CHAIN BRAKE: Reduces the likelihood of injury due to kickback.
  • AIR PURGE: Removes air from carburetor and fuel system for easy starting.
  • RETAINED BAR NUTS: The retaining function prevents loosing the bar nuts.

General Information

Manufacturer Husqvarna Power Equipment
Model Year 2019
Model 555 18 in. bar Chainsaw
Model Code 966451905
Color Orange


Weight Excluding cutting equipment - 13.01 lb.


Horsepower 4.3 hp
Displacement 59.8 cc (3.65 ci)
Torque 3.51 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity

1.4 pt.

Consumption - 438 g / kWh

Oil Capacity

0.7 pt.

Pump type - Adjustable flow

Pump capacity - 6 - 15 ml / min



Max. Power - 9,600 rpm

Idling - 2,800 rpm

Chain at Max Power - 69.9 fps

Guide Bars Recommended - 13-24 in.



Spark plug - NGK CMR6H

Electrode gap - 0.02 in.

Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) - 118 dB(A)

Sound power level, measured - 116 dB(A)

Sound pressure level at operators ear - 106 dB(A)

2019 Husqvarna Power Equipment 555 18 in. bar Chainsaw