Husqvarna 122HD45 Review

The Husqvarna 122HD45 is a low noise and lightweight hedge trimmer for homeowner use with easy-to-use functions such as Smart Start. The 122HD45 has officially been tested and recommended by the National Home Gardening Club with an 100% approval rating! Criteria for testing included ease of use, quality, design and performance (just to name a few). Users noted that the 122HD45 was “low weight and easy to start” and an “excellent cutter”.


Auto return stop switch

Stop switch automatically resets to the ON position for easier starting.

Air Purge

Removes air from the carburetor and fuel system for easy starting.


Smart Start

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

Low noise engine

Effective low noise engine design will not disturb you or your neighbours.


Effective anti-vibration dampeners absorb vibration, reducing stress on the user’s arms and hands.

Husqvarna 122HD45 Features

Husqvarna 122HD45Husqvarna 122HD60
Low noise
Smart Start
Auto return stop switch
Multi position handle
Long cutter bar
Air Purge

Husqvarna 122HD45 Specs

Husqvarna 122HD45Husqvarna 122HD60
Recommended maximum twig diameter0.8 in2 cm0.8 in2 cm
Cutting speed4050 cut/min4050 cut/min
Cylinder displacement21.7 cm³
1.32 in³
21.7 cm³
1.32 in³
Power output0.8 hp
0.59 kW
0.8 hp
0.59 kW
Weight10.14 lbs
4.6 kg
10.8 lbs
4.89 kg
Maximum power speed7 800 RPM7 800 RPM
Fuel tank volume10.14 fl. oz.
0.63 US pint
0.3 liters
10.14 fl. oz.
0.63 US pint
0.3 liters
Fuel consumption0.73 lbs/h0.73 lbs/h
Idling speed2 800 RPM2 800 RPM
Spark plugHusqvarna HQT-4 672201Husqvarna HQT-4 672201
Electrode gap0.02 in0.02 in
Knife adjustment range (down)
Knife adjustment range (up)
Knife length17.7 in
45 cm
23.2 in
60 cm
Teeth opening1.1 in
2.8 cm
1.1 in
2.8 cm
Gear ratio4.44.44
Sound and noise
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA)101 dB(A)101 dB(A)
Sound pressure level at operators ear93 dB(A)94 dB(A)
Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) front handle2.9 m/s²4.1 m/s²
Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) rear handle4.9 m/s²3.6 m/s²
Warranty (homeowner)2 years2 years

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