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#1

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Bissell logo

Bissell ProHeat 2X Revolution

838 Reviews
Large capacity  Upholstery nozzle  Crevice tool 
Large capacity
Upholstery nozzle
Crevice tool

$129.99

3.8L
Info
8kg
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800W
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Upright
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Dry
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Info
$140
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
#2

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Dyson V7

1,345 Reviews
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$219.99

0.54L
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2.3kg
Info
100W
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Upright
Info
Dry
Info
Info
$420
Over 10 years
Aug 2017
#3

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iRobot Roomba 675

990 Reviews
Lighter than average
Lighter than average

$149.00

0.6L
Info
3.5kg
Info
(Unknown)
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Robot
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Dry
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Oct 2016
#4

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Shark HV292

106 Reviews
Crevice tool 
Crevice tool

$75.00

1.3L
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(Unknown)
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500W
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Handheld
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Dry
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Info
(Unknown)
Dec 2016
#5

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Hoover UH72400

125 Reviews

$143.99

1.3L
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6.4kg
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1,300W
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Upright
Info
Dry
Info
Info
$220
Over 10 years
May 2014
#6

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Dyson V8

520 Reviews

$230.00

0.54L
Info
2.6kg
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115W
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Upright
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Dry
Info
Info
$430
Over 10 years
Jul 2018
#7

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Dyson V10

784 Reviews

$369.91

0.76L
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2.6kg
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25.2W
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Handheld
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Dry
Info
Info
$500
Over 10 years
Oct 2019
#8

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Eufy Robovac 35C

65 Reviews

$109.00

0.6L
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2.7kg
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(Unknown)
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Robot
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Dry
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Mar 2019
#9

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Dyson Ball Animal 2

258 Reviews

$100.00

0.5L
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7.9kg
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270W
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Upright
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Dry
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Oct 2016
#10

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Ecovacs DEEBOT 600

74 Reviews

$125.00

0.3L
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3.3kg
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(Unknown)
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Robot
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Dry
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Sep 2018
#11

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Black & Decker BDASV102

122 Reviews

$79.99

1.9L
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4.1kg
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840W
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Upright
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Dry
Info
(Unknown)
Info
$140
Over 10 years
Nov 2016
#12

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Shark NV480

629 Reviews

$199.99

1.8L
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6kg
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700W
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Upright
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Dry
Info
Info
$120
Over 10 years
Dec 2012
#13

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iRobot Braava 380t

709 Reviews

$149.99

0.12L
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1.8kg
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(Unknown)
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Robot
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Wet & Dry
Info
Info
(Unknown)
May 2014
#14

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iRobot Braava Jet 240

809 Reviews

$120.00

0.15L
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1.2kg
Info
220W
Info
Robot
Info
Wet & Dry
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Jul 2016
#15

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Neato Botvac Connected

16 Reviews

$239.99

0.7L
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4.1kg
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(Unknown)
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Robot
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Dry
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Oct 2015
#16

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Dyson DC40

280 Reviews

$80.78

1.6L
Info
6.6kg
Info
1,400W
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Upright
Info
Dry
Info
(Unknown)
Info
$240
Over 10 years
Dec 2012
#17

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Hoover CH30000

20 Reviews

$84.92

(Unknown)
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3.8kg
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888W
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Cylinder
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Dry
Info
Info
$150
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
#18

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Eufy RoboVac 30C

991 Reviews

$121.19

0.6L
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2.7kg
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(Unknown)
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Robot
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Dry
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Feb 2019
#19

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Shark SV1106

871 Reviews

$99.99

1.47L
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4.8kg
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(Unknown)
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Upright
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Dry
Info
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(Unknown)
Nov 2016

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What Are The Best Vacuum Cleaner Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every vacuum cleaner and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated vacuum cleaner brand is Miele with an average rating of 88%. Compare all award winning vacuum cleaners.

Rank Brand Number of Vacuum Cleaners Price Range Average Rating
#1
Miele Vacuum Cleaners 144 $275 - $1,500
88%
6,331 reviews
#2
Bosch Vacuum Cleaners 211 $154 - $780
81%
4,026 reviews
#3
Hoover Vacuum Cleaners 244 $72 - $326
81%
10,602 reviews
#4
Dyson Vacuum Cleaners 78 $59 - $706
79%
11,914 reviews
#5
Numatic Vacuum Cleaners 42 $45 - $900
79%
3,405 reviews
#6
Shark Vacuum Cleaners 45 $75 - $210
78%
8,281 reviews
#7
Sebo Vacuum Cleaners 49 $45 - $989
78%
706 reviews
#8
VAX Vacuum Cleaners 94 $143 - $274
77%
8,168 reviews
#9
Bissell Vacuum Cleaners 47 $55 - $500
76%
3,466 reviews
#10
Rowenta Vacuum Cleaners 108 $259 - $1,086
76%
1,836 reviews
#11
iRobot Vacuum Cleaners 57 $70 - $1,700
75%
10,089 reviews
#12
AEG Vacuum Cleaners 113 $194 - $1,120
75%
1,736 reviews
#13
Kärcher Vacuum Cleaners 35 $47 - $8,797
73%
411 reviews
#14
Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaners 57 $45 - $100
73%
5,149 reviews
#15
Samsung Vacuum Cleaners 80 $200 - $1,500
70%
286 reviews
#16
Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaners 95 $45 - $104
70%
4,005 reviews
#17
Electrolux Vacuum Cleaners 145
70%
178 reviews
#18
Philips Vacuum Cleaners 116 $130 - $1,006
69%
718 reviews
#19
Thomas Vacuum Cleaners 28 $564 - $623
68%
26 reviews
#20
Nilfisk Vacuum Cleaners 51 $167 - $596
67%
53 reviews
#21
Ecovacs Vacuum Cleaners 20 $104 - $600
65%
3,441 reviews
#22
Grundig Vacuum Cleaners 21
64%
1 review
#23
Clatronic Vacuum Cleaners 21
63%
950 reviews
#24
Russell Hobbs Vacuum Cleaners 30
53%
1,440 reviews
#25
Bestron Vacuum Cleaners 21
50%
3 reviews
#26
Siemens Vacuum Cleaners 64 $277 - $277
44%
64 reviews
#27
Fakir Vacuum Cleaners 24

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat are the difference between upright, cylinder and drum vacuum cleaners?
AUpright vacuum cleaners are the traditional models, pushed from the top. Cylinder/drum vacuums are both smaller and squatter, and use a long flexible hose to give a far greater degree of flexibility when hoovering.
QWhat is the benefit of a cordless vacuum?
AA cordless vacuum cleaner offers far greater flexibility, and you no longer have to worry about getting the cord tangled around furniture. On the downside, they tend to have a limited battery life, and so need to be recharged often.
QWhat is a robot vacuum cleaner?
AA robot vacuum cleaner is an autonomous vacuum cleaner that moves around the house while you're not there, cleaning the floor for you. They 'learn' the best routes, and what furniture is where, so become more efficient with time. They tend to be very expensive, but save you a lot of effort!
QWhat is the difference between wet and dry vacuums?
AWet vacuum cleaners combine the benefits of a standard vacuum with that of a steam cleaner, allowing the appliance to handle numerous different types of cleaning.
QHow does the power (wattage) of a vacuum cleaner affect it's performance?
AWattage is directly related to the suction power of the vacuum cleaner, and therefore how efficient it is at cleaning. Generally speaking, the higher the wattage, the better the appliance will suck up dirt and grime.
QWhy do some cordless vacuums not have power ratings?
ASome battery-powered vacuums are rated in 'air-watts' rather than standard watts. This doesn't have a direct comparison, so it makes it hard to measure the power of these vacuums against their corded cousins. Rest assured they will be powerful enough to clean your house thoroughly!

Vacuum Cleaner Buying Guide

There is a huge variety of vacuum cleaners available today. Buyers have a choice between upright and cylinder vacuum cleaners for average cleaning tasks and more specialised hoovers designed to pick up dog hairs or help allergy sufferers.

Finding the right vacuum cleaner may sound daunting but understanding what advantages and disadvantages the different technologies and features provide goes along way in finding the best hoover for your needs.

Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Upright vacuums are ideal for cleaning larger spaces and are particularly suited for cleaning carpeted areas. A rotating brush in the vacuum’s head combs the carpet to loosen dirt and dust. They are also very effective in picking up pet hair. Most models have a carpet height selector to adjust the cleaning head according to the carpet pile.

Uprights allow you to work in a comfortable position without the need to bed over a lot. They are ideal for those with lower back pain. Most models are very easy to manoeuvre and come with a set of tools for corners and stairs. Most upright vacuums are bagless as the bin is more accessible and easier to remove than in cylinder cleaners.

Benefits:

Rotating brush bar helps to loosen dust & dirt
Less motor power required
Easy to store
Great for large areas
Ideal for carpets
More difficult to use on stairs
Cannot be used on upholstery
Larger & heavier

Cylinder Vacuum Cleaners

Cylinder vacuum cleaners are usually smaller and lighter than uprights and therefore easier to move around. They are ideal for smaller spaces and the flexible hose and removable head let you clean corners and hard to reach spaces with ease. Because the distance between the cleaning head and dust bag is longer compared to upright vacuum cleaners, cylinder cleaners require a higher motor power in order to generate the same amount of suction.

Cylinder cleaners can be bagged or bagless. Bagless cleaners will be slightly more expensive but will save you money in the long run.

Benefits:

Cheaper
Well suited for smaller spaces
Smaller and lighter
Can be used on upholstery & stairs
Ideal for hard floors
Requires higher motor power
Less suitable for carpets
Smaller dust capacity

Wet & Dry Cleaners

Usually aimed for use in workshops, garages and environments that can get dirtier than the average household, wet & dry vacuum cleaners are robust and can handle a variety of cleaning tasks. They can hoover up sawdust, leaves, wet mud and even water.

Wet & dry vacuums are available from a number of manufacturers like Karcher, Vax, deWalt and Bosch. These multi-purpose vacuum cleaners have a robust construction and a large container volume. Filters can usually be washed and tools and accessories are stored within the industrial vacuum cleaners.

Bagged vs. Bagless Vacuum Cleaners

Since James Dyson invented the cyclone bagless vanccum cleaner, bagless models have become more and more popular. The dust bin can be emptied easily when full. There is no need to purchase bags, which is also more environmentally friendly and cost effective over time. Most upright vacuums are now bagless.

Filters may be replaced and cleaned after extended periods, but this is easier and cheaper than re-purchasing bags at regular intervals. Bagless vacuums don’t suffer from reduced suction, which can be a problem with bags as they fill up.

Some people prefer vacuum cleaners with bags is because there is less potential for dust accidentally being released into the air when emptying it. More care needs to be taken with bagless cleaners and the dust bin should also be washed regularly.

Filters

A vacuum cleaner’s filtration system makes sure that the potentially harmful particles that get sucked up are removed from the air before it is expelled from the machine. Due to the large volumes of air a hoover sucks in, all the bacteria, fungal spores and other allergens that are being sucked up will create an indoor health hazard, which is quickly spread around the whole property unless the air is cleaned effectively.

Even if the air expelled from a machine looks clean, it might contain millions of microscopic particles that can transmit disease and cause allergies. Vacuum cleaners filter the air in several stages in an attempt to trap dust, hair and other particles. The number of stages can vary between 3 and 7, although this does not indicate how effective a hoover is a trapping unwanted particles.

Micro filtration usually refers to hoovers with at least 4 levels of filtration. It is important to remember that the number of stages advertised does not indicate the vacuum cleaner’s effectiveness at removing small particles from the air.

A ‘HEPA’ (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter removes at least 99.97% of particles which are 0.3 Micons or bigger from the air. Bacteria are between 1-10 Micons in size, so the exhaust air of a HEPA vacuum cleaner is considered biologically clean. Vacuum cleaners with HEPA filters are specifically designed to reduce the number of microscopic particles emitted when hovering, making them ideal for people suffering from allergies and asthma. Some HEPA vacuum cleaners are approved by the British Allergy Foundation.

Normal stage, HEPA and charcoal filters need to be changed after a certain period of time to ensure they remain effective. However there also exist lifetime filters are designed to last as long as the vacuum cleaner, eliminating the need to change filters.

Cleaning Efficiency

In a drive to ensure greater energy efficiency, the EU banned vacuum cleaners with a motor power above 1600W in 2014.

It is important that a vacuum cleaner’s power rating is not the only factor affecting the amount of suction it produces.

Less powerful models regularly outperform those with a higher power rating. Design, how full the bag is and how often filters are cleaned all contribute to how good a vacuum clear is at its job.

Look out for independent reviews that measure a vacuum cleaner’s suction power in relation to how full the dust bag or container is to get a better understanding of the suction power it produces.

New EU labelling regulations also mean manufacturers like Dyson, Hoover, Bosch and Samsung now need to display the effectiveness of their products across seven different categories including energy efficiency, dust pick-up performance on hard floors and carpets, and dust re-emission.

Attachments & Accessories

Most vacuum cleaners come with a number of accessories to clean upholstery and to reach narrow spaces and corners. Some models car store accessories inside the vacuum cleaner while some cylinder models have a holder attached to the telescopic tube.

Pet accessories

Pet hair can be difficult to remove from carpets are upholstery. To make cleaning after your furry friends easier, pet models are specifically designed to make lifting cat and dog hair easier.

Pet vacuum cleaners come with cleaning heads that include rotating brush bars, sometimes called power tools. They also use strong suction power to tackle even the most stubborn hair.

Other Considerations

Capacity

If you have a large home, you might want to choose a vacuum cleaner with a larger capacity. This allows you to clean more of your home before needing to be emptied. But keep in mind that a larger capacity also means the vacuum cleaner is bigger, heavier and more difficult to manoeuvre.

Cable Length

A longer cable makes cleaning easier as you won’t need to switch plugs as often. Check the cable length of a vacuum cleaner before buying, as there can be significant variations between models. If you want to avoid the hassle of having a cable altogether, consider a battery powered vacuum cleaner. They can be a great alternative, especially if your home is relatively small.

Noise Level

Larger vacuum cleaners and particularly uprights can get quite noisy as their motors work extremely hard. It’s worth checking the operating noise level before buying to avoid any unpleasant surprises.

Vacuum Cleaner Retailers, Prices and Features

Vacuum Cleaner Prices

The price range of vacuum cleaners is from $43 to $8,797 and in total we found prices for 276 vacuum cleaners. A new vacuum cleaner costs on average $350 and 80% of vacuums are priced between $70 and $720. The Kärcher FC5 is the most expensive vacuum cleaner that we found at $8,797, and the Dirt Devil SD22010 is the cheapest at only $43.

Vacuum Cleaner Brands - Price Range

The highest average vacuum cleaner price out of all brands is Oreck vacuum cleaners with an average price of $3,000. Oreck vacuum cleaners start at $3,000 and their most expensive vacuum cleaner costs $3,000.

Kärcher vacuums range in price from $47 to $8,797, and the average price of Kärcher vacuums is $1,087 which is the second highest average price of all vacuum brands.

LG vacuum cleaners start at $1,051 and their most expensive vacuum costs $1,051. The third highest average vacuum price out of all brands is LG vacuum cleaners with an average price of $1,051.

Vacuum Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 1,782 expert reviews and 94,976 user reviews for vacuums and used these reviews to determine the average rating for each brand of vacuum cleaner. Miele is the top rated vacuum brand with an average rating of 88%. Bosch is the second best brand with 81% and Hoover is the third best brand with 81%.

Biggest Vacuum Retailers

We found 253 current offers for vacuum cleaners from eBay making it the biggest vacuum retailer. That is over 5 times bigger than the second biggest retailer, Overstock for whom we found 45 current offers for vacuum cleaners. The third biggest retailer is e-Global Central US with 8 current vacuum offers.

When Are Most New Vacuums Released?

We couldn't see any clear trend in the release dates for new vacuum cleaners over the last 3 years. May was the biggest month last year for new vacuums, with 17 new vacuums released that month. In 2019 most new vacuum cleaners were released in August, with 30 new vacuum cleaners released that month. 90 new vacuum cleaners were released in August 2018 making it the biggest month that year as well for new vacuum releases.

How Fast Do Vacuum Cleaner Prices Drop After Release?

On average vacuums drop in price by 5% in the first 6 months after release.

A typical new vacuum costs on average $350. By waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average $17.

Capacities

The space that the product e.g. vacuum cleaner,vacuum cleaner bag has for dust or dirty water.

Across the range of vacuum cleaners, the capacities range from .035L to 450L. The capacities of most vacuums range from 0L to 2L. The vacuum with the largest capacity is the Ecovacs DEEBOT, which is a 450L dust capacity vacuum cleaner and is available at $103.99. The VAX Air Cordless, which sells for $142.81, has the smallest capacity and is a .035L dust capacity vacuum.

A larger dust capacity means that vacuum can clean more before it needs to be emptied, making you more efficient.

Weights

The weight of the vacuum cleaner, including all attachments that fit onto the device.

Comparing all vacuums, the weights range from 100g to 90kg. The weights of the majority of vacuum cleaners range from 4.5kg to 5.5kg. The Sealey PC477AK1, which is on sale for $363.24, has the heaviest weight and is a 39kg heavy vacuum cleaner. The DeWALT DC515N, which can be purchased for $53.99, has the lightest weight and is a 100g heavy vacuum.

A lighter weight makes the vacuum easier to push, and makes carrying it up and down stairs less of a chore.

Maximum Input Powers

'Maximum Power' measures the power level of the vacuum cleaner, rated in watts.

Comparing all vacuum cleaners, the maximum input powers range from 10W to 4,200W. The maximum input powers of most vacuums range from 600W to 800W. The vacuum cleaner with the highest maximum input power is the Vacmaster VOC1210PF, which is a 3,728W vacuum cleaner and is priced at $93.92. The vacuum with the lowest maximum input power is the Kärcher KB 5, which is a 10W vacuum cleaner and is on sale for $88.87.

The input power directly links to the suction power of the vacuum - a higher power means more suction, which means more efficient cleaning.

Types

The type denotes the design of the vacuum cleaner - whether it is an upright model, a small handheld design, or something different.

Cylinder is the most frequently found type amongst new vacuums. We found 1,263 vacuums that are cylinder vacuums. Upright is the second most popular type amongst new vacuums. We found 569 vacuums that are upright vacuums.

Cleaning Types

Way in which device cleans something or itself.

Amongst new vacuum cleaners, the most common cleaning type is dry. We found 2,233 vacuum cleaners that are dry vacuum cleaners. The second most common cleaning type amongst new vacuums is wet & dry. We found 225 vacuums that are wet & dry vacuums.

Energy Efficiency of Vacuum Cleaners

The Energy Efficiency Class of a vacuum cleaner shows how well it uses energy, and how much is unnecessarily wasted. Products are ranked from G to A++ in terms of how little energy they use compared to the norm.

Amongst new vacuum cleaners, the most frequently found energy efficiency rating is A. We found 849 vacuum cleaners that have an energy efficiency rating of A. B is the second most common energy efficiency rating amongst new vacuum cleaners. We found 136 vacuum cleaners that have an energy efficiency rating of B.

A vacuum with a better energy efficiency rating will consume less energy whenever they are used, saving you money and making them better for the environment.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Vacuums?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying vacuum cleaners. For each retailer it shows the total number of vacuum cleaners where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying vacuum cleaners. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was eBay. 233 of their vacuum cleaner prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of Vacuum Cleaners for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for vacuum cleaners by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of vacuum cleaner prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's vacuum cleaner prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers. The cheapest retailer that we found using this approach was eBay. 92.1% of their vacuum prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

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