Husqvarna HU550FH

22-Inch 140cc 550ex Series Briggs & Stratton OHV Walk Behind Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

Final Score
Final Score
A score from 1 to 100 based on reviews all over the web combined with our team of experts.
2.9/5 from
 109 users
Husqvarna HU550FH
We spent 7.4 hours reading reviews from customers and experts. In summary, here’s what users think:

8 reasons to buy

  • Various users were pleased that the Husqvarna HU550FH starts easily and on the first or second pull.
  • A good number of owners liked that large rear tires that made going over rough terrain easy.
  • Most users appreciated that the mower cut very well and did not stall when mowing high grass.
  • Many people liked the self-propelled feature and noted that it had good walk-behind speed.
  • The mower is easy to assemble out of the box.
  • Several buyers valued that the grass collection bag had a handle for easy grass disposal.
  • Some found the mower easy to clean because of its deck washout port.
  • One buyer commented that the mower was economical and had good gas mileage.

1 reasons not to buy

  • Several buyers mentioned that the mower was not very well built and can often lead to parts and wheels breaking off.

Bottom Line

Many people liked the Husqvarna HU550FH. They welcomed the maneuverability, economical gas consumption, and reliable engine. Moreover, consumers were impressed with the good quality cuts the mower provided. On the other hand, several complained that the build quality had areas for improvement especially in the wheel and axel area.


Additional information



Cutting Width


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Max Cutting Height

Min Cutting Height

Mower Type

Self Propelled

Power Source



3 Years


84.8 lbs

Additional Info

Mower Deck Washout Port, Ball Bearing Wheels, Variable Speed

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Tips for Husqvarna HU550FH

  • Use a fluid film spray to prevent corrosion and debris build up underneath the mowers deck.
  • It is recommended to use a fuel stabilizer when storing the mower over the winter to keep the engine in the best condition.
  • It is advisable to check the mower for screw and bolts that may have been vibrated loose during mowing and shipping.



Q: How does the Husqvarna HU550FH do in wet grass?
A: The mower does very well in wet grass and does not bog down.

Q: Is the transmission variable speed?
A: No, it only has one speed.

Q: Is this mower an electric start or pull start?
A: This HU550FH is a pull start mower.

Q: Is there a bigger grass catcher available for purchase for this mower?
A: No. The grass catcher that comes with the mower is pretty big though with a 1.8 bushel (62 liters) capacity.

Q: Where can I purchase replacement blades for the mower?
A: You can purchase replacement blades here.

Q: Is the mower capable of side discharge or do I need to purchase an accessory to do so?
A: The mower already includes the accessory parts for side discharge.

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