Several VAX Air Silence owners thought it was compact. Chris Hall said in his review on Amazon “The Vax C86-AW-Be Air Silence Eco Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner is a small, compact vacuum cleaner that's easy to lug around your house, up”. Chris Hall also wrote “In use the compact Vax seems to do everything a larger vacuum cleaner would”. Chris Hall also said “However, with compact cleaners like this one, thick carpets do require an extra effort”.
Several customers reckoned that the VAX Air Silence was lightweight. Chris Hall scored it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “First impressions of the vacuum cleaner when taking it out of the box for the first time are that it's certainly compact and reasonably lightweight” in his review of the VAX Air Silence. L. Wilson said on Amazon two years ago “It is lightweight so wasn't struggling” in their review of the VAX Air Silence. Laura Smith mentioned “Well worth it if you need something more lightweight and portable” in her review of the VAX Air Silence.
Some VAX Air Silence reviewers wrote in their reviews that the VAX Air Silence was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Brett H wrote on Amazon “Light as claimed? Well not really - any heavier and it would be a real pain to lug around” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Shoe Addict said “It isn't huge so you wouldn't expect it to be too heavy anyway” in their review. Last year Toast wrote on Amazon “While the design is not as refined, being a bit bulky and without elegance”.
Several VAX Air Silence reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Musicfan wrote “The tube on it is thin and often bends stopping the suction”. Several VAX Air Silence owners who purchased the product thought it was easy to carry around. The Dunelmian mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It is relatively light and easy to move around”.
One customer reckoned that the VAX Air Silence was thick. L. Wilson gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “I found I had to go over it 2-3 times, maybe the pile on my carpet is thicker” in their review.