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Bosch BSGL5PT2GB
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Bosch BSGL5PT2GB Vacuum Cleaner

800W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 6.8kg Mar 2015
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- The Animal 360 kit has powerful, easy to change nozzles for carpets, upholstery and hard floors and a dual turbo brush for picking up dust and pet hair- AirBumper protects your furniture and... More
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17 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this vacuum rated it as 83 out of 100.

A Best Selling Vacuum

The BSGL5PT2GB is one the best selling vacuum currently on sale according to sales data from Amazon.

Quite Big Operating Radius

When compared to other similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for a comparable time to the BSGL5PT2GB that we have checked the operating radius of, the BSGL5PT2GB's operating radius of 15 meters is one of the biggest. Across all the comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for a similar time to the BSGL5PT2GB the operating radii range from 1.5m to 27m, and the average operating radius is 10m.

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Good Product Quality

Some Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owners concluded that the product was good quality. Lipread rated it as excellent and wrote on Amazon in October last year “Oh boy! Old good German quality is inimitable! After my too long affair with a clumsy Hetty”.

Bosch Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

Medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners built by Bosch have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all vacuum cleaners (not just medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners) and found that Bosch also has good reviews across its entire range.

Good Brush

Two Bosch BSGL5PT2GB reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good brush. In October last year Lipread scored this vacuum cleaner very highly and wrote on Amazon “A dual turbo brush that indeed suck all the hairs perfectly”.

Robust

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owner thought it was reliable. Hydeparker mentioned in their review on Amazon “Nearly all of our appliances are Bosch because of their excellent reliability” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good Technical Features

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owner who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it had good features. Lipread rated the product 5 stars and wrote “They have other good features like e.g” in their Bosch BSGL5PT2GB review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was quiet. A few weeks ago Hydeparker scored the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Hair pickup is a lot better and its quieter”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

One customer thought the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB was good at cleaning pet hair. Cpatter wrote “Certainly I've had better for pet hair and the like” in their review of the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB nonetheless they scored it 40 out of 100.

Good Filter

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owner who reviewed the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB considered that it had a good filter. J. Barber mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Fantastic vacuum cleaner, first one I've used that has a special filter that produces a fragrance so that the room smells fresh as well as being spotless - very pleasant”.

Very Long Cable Length

With a cable length of 12 meters, the BSGL5PT2GB has one of the longest cable lengths amongst similar spec vacuums of this age. The cable lengths of medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as the BSGL5PT2GB range from 5m to 12m, and the average cable length is 7.1m.

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A Dust Re-Emission Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A dust re-emission class, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for more than a year.

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B Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BSGL5PT2GB has a B carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched more than a year ago. Most vacuums of a comparable age and spec to it have a D carpet cleaning performance class. Across all vacuums of a comparable spec and age to the BSGL5PT2GB the worst carpet cleaning performance class is E and the best is A.

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Fairly Large Dust Capacity

The BSGL5PT2GB has a fairly large dust capacity (4.5 liters) compared to most of the other vacuums that were launched more than a year ago. The dust capacities of vacuum cleaners that have been around for a comparable time to the BSGL5PT2GB range from 0.5L to 30L.

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Very Narrow

The Bosch BSGL5PT2GB is fairly narrow (only 240 millimeters) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec. The average width of vacuums that are a comparable age to the BSGL5PT2GB is 350mm, and the widths range from 130mm to 590mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Like most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as the BSGL5PT2GB, the BSGL5PT2GB does not have a brush tool.

We compared this vacuum cleaner to all the other vacuums with a brush tool and we think the Complete C3 Cat&Dog PowerLine, or the SGSG1 Complete C3 Boost EcoLine both from Miele or the Rowenta RO 6432 EA is also worth considering.

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Poor Suction

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good suction. Two years ago Cpatter wrote on Amazon “The suction is horrible” in their review of the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 2 stars.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owner who purchased it concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Lipread mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The brushes seem to be a bit too chunky which slightly affects the movements.”.

Not Cordless

The BSGL5PT2GB is not cordless, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as the BSGL5PT2GB are also not cordless.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB

Average Weight

At 6.8 kilograms, the BSGL5PT2GB has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec.

Vacuums with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Miele Compact C2 Cat&Dog (4.8kg and cheaper), or the Bosch BGL45ZOO1 (6.6kg and cheaper).

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to it.

We compared this vacuum to all the other Dry vacuum cleaners and we think the Bosch BGL45ZOO1, and the Miele Complete C3 Cat&Dog which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Noise Level

The BSGL5PT2GB has a relatively typical noise level (75 decibels) compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that came out around the same time as the BSGL5PT2GB.

If you would consider a vacuum cleaner with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Complete C3 Cat&Dog (73dB), or the Compact C2 Cat&Dog (73dB) both from Miele or the Bosch BGL45ZOO1 (74dB) which is also cheaper.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Bosch vacuum was released.

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User Reviews

(7)
(Verified Purchase)

Bought because of a good Which review and not disappointed. Although the motor is not as powerful as the one it replaces due to the new regulations the dust and hair pickup is a lot better and its... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Nora kerr
(Verified Purchase)

Amazon delivery was great as usual but the Bosch cleaner was very disappointing I have all ready had an engineer out to it it seems I can't use my attachments on carpets as the suction is to much... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2015 by Lipread
(Verified Purchase)

Oh boy! Old good German quality is inimitable! After my too long affair with a clumsy Hetty and two attempts to use a bag-less Hoover I decided to pay more for the outstanding quality (saying that... Read more…

Reviewed 21 May 2015 by J. Barber "ukjon77"
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic vacuum cleaner, first one I've used that has a special filter that produces a fragrance so that the room smells fresh as well as being spotless - very pleasant. Bought this to replace a... Read more…

Reviewed 20 May 2015 by J. Barber
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic vacuum cleaner, first one I've used that has a special filter that produces a fragrance so that the room smells fresh as well as being spotless - very pleasant. Bought this to replace a... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2014 by CPatter
(Verified Purchase)

Seems to be getting up all the dog hair so far. Lots of attachments. It only comes with 1 bag so definitely buy a box of bags when you buy the vacuum. A bit concerned as the internal filter seems... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Seems to be getting up all the dog hair so far. Lots of attachments. It only comes with 1 bag so definitely buy a box of bags when you buy the vacuum. A bit concerned as the internal filter seems... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch bsgl5pt2, bosch bsgl5pt2g, bosch bsgl5pt2gb
Barcodes 00000000575069, 04242002820958

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