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Has a Brush Tool
The BGS5SIL66 has a brush tool, which is unusual. Most of the other vacuums of this spec and age do not have a brush tool.
On average Bosch medium maximum input power vacuums have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all vacuums manufactured by Bosch.
One Bosch BGS5SIL66 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned in their Bosch BGS5SIL66 review “Its built in "Sensor Control" logic is totally illogical of what a vacuum should do”.
Easy to Use
One customer wrote that this vacuum cleaner was easy to use.
Fairly Long Cable Length
The cable lengths of vacuums that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BGS5SIL66 range from 6m to 12m, and the average cable length is 7.4m. With a cable length of 8 meters, the BGS5SIL66 has a fairly long cable length compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the BGS5SIL66.
Very Quiet Noise Level
The noise levels of vacuums of a similar spec and age to the BGS5SIL66 range from 60dB to 88dB. The BGS5SIL66 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 66 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the BGS5SIL66.
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Fairly Long Cord Length
At 8 meters, the Bosch BGS5SIL66 has a fairly long cord length compared to most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for around the same time as the BGS5SIL66. The average cord length of medium maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the BGS5SIL66 is 7.2m, and the cord lengths range from 1.8m to 16m.
Electronic Power Control
This vacuum cleaner has an Electronic power control, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to it.
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The average weight of vacuums of this age and type is 6.8kg, and the weights range from 1.1kg to 28kg. At 8.6 kilograms, the BGS5SIL66 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that were released one year ago.
Like most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the BGS5SIL66, the BGS5SIL66 is not cordless.
Quite Heavy Weight Without Accessories
The BGS5SIL66 has one of the heavier weights without accessories (6.7 kilograms) amongst vacuum cleaners of this age. Comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for a similar time to the BGS5SIL66 have weights without accessories of between 4.3kg and 7.3kg.
2 Other reasons to consider the Bosch BGS5SIL66
Average Operating Radius
At 11 meters, the Bosch BGS5SIL66 has a pretty typical operating radius compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that were launched around the same time as the BGS5SIL66.
Released Over a Year Ago
This vacuum cleaner has been on the market for over a year.
DO NOT BUY THIS - this vacuum thinks for itself and will not allow you to go to full power for any longer than 20-30secs before it goes into a sleep mode. I can only run this at 80% power to be... Read more…