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Kärcher MV 3
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Kärcher MV 3 Vacuum Cleaner

1,400W Drum Vacuum Dry&Wet 5.5kg Apr 2015
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Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this vacuum cleaner rated it as 87%.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Kärcher vacuum cleaners and also specifically for Kärcher high maximum input power vacuums and found that in both cases Kärcher had good ratings compared to other brands.

3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The Kärcher MV 3 does not have a brush tool. Most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that were released more than a year ago also do not have a brush tool.

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Not Cordless

Like most of the other vacuum cleaners of this spec and age, the Kärcher MV 3 is not cordless.

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Quite Short Cord Length

At only 4 meters, the Kärcher MV 3 has a fairly short cord length compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as the MV 3. Across all the high maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to the MV 3 the cord lengths range from 4m to 16m, and the average cord length is 6.9m.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Kärcher MV 3

Average Weight

At 5.5 kilograms, the Kärcher MV 3 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and type.

Vacuums with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Zanussi ZAN3002EL (4.4kg and cheaper).

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Released Over a Year Ago

Kärcher released the MV 3 over a year ago.

Dry&Wet Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry&Wet, which is typical of many vacuums of this age and spec.

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User Reviews

Reviewed 31 March 2015 by Postie
Postie would recommend the Karcher Wet and Dry Vacuum MV3-P DIY

This machine does everything we hoped it would do and we are therefore very satisfied with its performance.We are also very satisfied with the prompt service received from Argos...

Reviewed 15 July 2015 by Micknash
Micknash would recommend the Karcher Wet and Dry Vacuum MV3-P DIY

Only used the Karcher to take water out of the carpet. Although the flood happened on Monday night about 7pm and I didnt purchase the Karcher until 9am the next day I used it straight away and it... Read more…

Reviewed 29 May 2015 by Timboss
Timboss would recommend the Karcher Wet and Dry Vacuum MV3-P DIY

Great vacuum nice and light to manoeuvre. Picks up well. Good all rounder that copes well with wet and dry. Good price too...

Reviewed 14 January 2016 by Mr m brown
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this on sunday and it was delivered on the following thursday, my fault I guess but this does not come with a uk plug so I cant use it yet! I will have to order some kind of adaptor to... Read more…

Reviewed 3 June 2015 by Alikado
Alikado would recommend the Karcher Wet and Dry Vacuum MV3-P DIY

I bought the Karcher MV3 to use primarily in my garage workshop. I've attached it to a bandsaw, jigsaw, planer and router using the flexible adaptor and I'm very pleased with the results. It will... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2015 by John
(Verified Purchase)

Good for house cleaning, not for something harder like building work. No english adaptor for power tool which is big minus...

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pv1ka006, about mv3, about mv3p, krcher mv3, krcher mv3p, karcher mv3, karcher mv3p, krcher krrmv3, karcher mpnmv3, karcher mpnmv3p, krcher 16298410, karcher n112361, krcher 16298850, karcher krchrmv3, karcher n112361w, karcher krchrmv3p, about epewd3p16298840
Barcodes 00000016298430, 04039784943520, 04039784974012, 04039784977693, 04039784977914, 04039784977921, 04039784977952, 04054188799191, 04054188938354, 05053086582392

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