Husqvarna T540 XP® Mark III Tree-care chainsaw

39.1 cm³
Cylinder displacement
1.9 kW
Power output1
20.2 m/s
Chain speed at max power

Product variant

Guide Bar
Bar length (inch)
What's included
HUSQVARNA T540 XP® Mark III - 970 51 79‑12


  • Nose type
    Sprocket nose
  • Spikes
  • Chain type
  • Bar length (inch)
    12 in

High cutting capacity for high-climbers

Husqvarna T540 XP® Mark III is a top-handle petrol chainsaw with impressive power-to-weight. Ideal for arborists and professional tree care teams who want a reliable, high-performance top-handle chainsaw, that’s easy to manoeuvre and always does the job well. The 40cc class petrol engine combined with the SP21G chain delivers superb cutting capacity with fast acceleration for safe and efficient treetop work.
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Chain speed at max power20.2 m/s20.2 m/s
Cylinder displacement39.1 cm³39.1 cm³
Power output1
1.9 kW1.9 kW
Recommended bar length, min30 cm30 cm
Pitch.325" mini.325" mini
Recommended bar length, max40 cm40 cm
Chain typeSP21GSP21G
Guide Bar30 cm35 cm
Bar length (inch)12 in14 in
Weight (excl. cutting equipment)3.8 kg3.8 kg
Sound and noise
Sound pressure level at operators ear102 dB(A)102 dB(A)
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA)112 dB(A)112 dB(A)
Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) rear handle3.4 m/s²3.4 m/s²
Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) front handle3.5 m/s²3.5 m/s²
Exhaust emissions (CO₂ EU V)2
782 g/kWh782 g/kWh
Owner support
Manuals, handbooks, spare parts, guides, and related information for T540 XP® Mark III can be found in the product support.
Product support for T540 XP® Mark III
  • 1Power output: Net power rating as per ISO 7293, at specified RPM
  • 2Exhaust emissions (CO₂ EU V): This CO2 measurement results from testing over a fixed test cycle under laboratory conditions a(n) (parent) engine representative of the engine type (engine family) and shall not imply or express any guarantee of the performance of a particular engine.