Husqvarna 455 Rancher


The Husqvarna 455 Rancher chain saw is ideal for the most demanding land owner. This saw is very ridged and powerful enough to use every day, even when have a really tough job. The work just got easier with the ease of use and reliability that comes with this durable heavy duty chain saw.

The Husqvarna 455 chain saw has a very powerful 55.5 CC gas engine, 2 stroke, that cuts fuel usage by twenty percent. The centrifugal air cleaning system is designed to remove the dust and debri particles found while cutting wood, before reaching the air filter. With the air filter being replaced regularly, it also is reducing emissions by up to sixty percent with the help of x-torq engine technology. This chain tensioner device is, in a very easy to access location. Some of the great qualities in this Husqvarna 455 Rancher are, the rubber push bulb that is used for priming the saw, in addition to the choke. The Husqvarna 455 has a quick tripping chain break just in case you need it. It has extreme power to saw down large trees and run for long periods of time. Unless you are going into the logging business then this Husqvarna 455 chain saw is just what you need to get the job done.

Some of the negatives about the product are, that it is costly for a homeowner to purchase and that the saw may be to much power for the typical land owner. The break in period is when most people seem to have issues with the Husqvarna 455. In most unhappy customer reviews they comment on issues with stalling and some with hi/ low mixture settings of their Husqvarna 455 giving them issues with the quality of the running abilities.


X-Torq Engine Technology
Delivers lower fuel consumption and reduced exhaust emission levels in accordance with the world´s most stringent environmental regulations.

Quick-Release Air Filter
Facilitates cleaning and replacement of the air filter.

Combined Choke/Stop Control
Allows for easier starting and reduces the risk of engine flooding.

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.

Side-Mounted Chain Tensioner
Easier access to chain tensioning device.

Three-Piece Crankshaft
Forged three-piece crankshaft for maximum durability for the toughest applications.

Front Handle Ergonomics
Better grip and a 7° offset handle reduces fatigue.

System designed to reduce vibration levels to the operator, which lessens fatigue.

Adjustable Oil Pump
Allows you to control oil flow depending on application and weather conditions.

Air Purge
Removes air from carburetor and fuel system for easy starting.

Felling Marks
Distinct marks for better felling precision.

Inertia Activated Chain Brake
Reduces the likelihood of injury due to kickback.

Smart Start
The engine and starter have been designed so the machine starts quickly with minimum effort.


Engine Specification

» Cylinder displacement 55.5 cc
» Power output 3.5 hp
» Maximum power speed 9000 rpm
» Fuel tank volume 14.88 fl oz
» Fuel consumption 407 g/kWh
» Idling speed 2700 rpm
» Spark plug NGK BPMR7A, Champion RCJ7Y
» Electrode gap 0.02 "
» Torque, max. 3.2 Nm/6600 rpm


» Oil tank volume 0.7 US pint
» Oil pump type Automatic

Vibration & Noise Data

» Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) front / rear handle 3.4/4.5 m/s²
» Sound pressure level at operators ear104 dB(A)
» Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA)114 dB(A)

Cutting Equipment

» Chain pitch3/8"
» Chain speed at 133% of maximum engine power speed 87.27 fts
» Recommended bar length, min-max 13"-20"

When considering your needs to purchase a new chain saw, just remember that a new Husqvarna 455 saw comes with the support of a two year manufacture warranty, which states that it will come free of defects from the factory. There are a lot of reputable dealers that can help you if you have questions and give advice about your Husqvarna 455 chain saw. The ergonomics of this saw are just what the customer has been asking for.

There are a lot of different chain saws out there, but if you are looking for a dependable, long lasting, tougher than nails, chain saw then you need to buy the Husqvarna 455 Rancher.