A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the product was not heavy and bulky. Alice Brown mentioned “I just found it a little heavy and not quite as easy to manoeuvre as shown on the TV adverts” in her review of the Dyson DC41 Animal but even so still gave this vacuum cleaners a score of 5 stars. This year Amazon Customer wrote “This certainly does the trick! It is on the heavy side” but despite that rated the product 4 stars. Amazonshopperuk wrote “It's still fairly a heavy beast.” however still gave this vacuum cleaners a rating of 5 stars.
A number of Dyson DC41 Animal reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was not thick. Mikeysoft said in their review of the Dyson DC41 Animal on Amazon three years ago “The ball is not as wide as the head” and rated the Dyson DC41 Animal 1 stars. Mr. Challis mentioned last year “More worryingly that wobbly, plasticky handle had two cracks just below the bottom cable hook, allowing the dust container to come loose whilst manoeuvring/carrying it” in their Dyson DC41 Animal review. Roadrunner wrote in their review of the Dyson DC41 Animal three years ago “I hope it lasts as long as the DCO1 which only has a loose connection and which I hope to continue using” but despite that still rated the Dyson DC41 Animal 4 stars.
A few customers who reviewed the product thought it was not heavy. Kiyone said on Amazon four years ago “One of the big complaints on the DC25 was the small bin capacity (1.3 litres), which is now 1.6 litres in the DC40 and a hefty 2.1 litres in the DC41”. Mikatron mentioned on Amazon “I would imagine that if you're not a 6'3" chap like myself, picking the machine up or sharp turns could make cleaning hefty work” yet rated the Dyson DC41 Animal 5 stars. The Fat Monk said in their Dyson DC41 Animal review “Manoeuvrability despite the hefty weight”.
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaners was not tight. P. W. H. Smith wrote on Amazon “It has the ability to turn in limited space and run tight against a wall” but despite that still scored it 80 out of 100.
One person who purchased this vacuum cleaners reckoned that it was not thin. Craig D Oke wrote in his review of the Dyson DC41 Animal on Amazon “Shame about the hose and the lack of a narrow extension to get into the nooks”.