This professional saw is designed for highly demanding conditions where efficiency is of prime importance. Based on professionally proven Husqvarna technology, it combines high power, low weight and rapid acceleration. Equipped with a three-piece crankshaft and magnesium crankcase, the 272 XP® is highly reliable. Ease of use is ensured by features such as Smart Start®, adjustable oil pump and angled front handle.


Engine specification

Cylinder displacement 72.2cm3 / 4.4cu.inch
Power output 3.6kW / 4.9hp
Maximum power speed 9300rpm
Fuel tank volume 0.75lit / 25.36 fl oz
Fuel consumption 506g/kWh
Idling speed 2500rpm
Spark plug Champion RCJ7Y, NGK BPMR7A
Electrode gap 0.5mm / 0.02"
Torque, max 3.87 Nm/7500rpm


Oil tank volume 0.45lit / 0.95 US pint
Oil pump type Automatic

Vibration & noise data

Equivalent vibration level(ahv, eq)front/rear handle 3.5/4.6m/s2
Sound pressure level at operators ear 103dB(a)
Sound power level, guaranteed(LWA) 117dB(a)

Cutting equipment

Chain pitch 3/8"
Chain speed at max power 20.7m/s / 67.91fts
Chain speed at 133% of max engine power speed 27.5m/s / 90.22fts
Chain gauge 0.058"
Recommended bar legnth, min-max 38-51cm / 15"-20"

Overall dimensions

Weight(excl. cutting equipment) 6.3kg / 13.9lbs


  • Three-piece crankshaft  
  • Adjustable oil pump
  • Magnesium crankcase 
  • Inertia chain brake
  • Ergonomic grip 
  • LowVib®


•72.2cc •3.6kW •18" 3/8 / 058 •6.3kg