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A Highly Rated 800 Watt 6,800 Gram Vacuum
800W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 6.8kg Mar 2015
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date

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Bosch BSGL5PT2GB Review

With excellent reviews and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB number 152 across all vacuum cleaners.
9 Reviews
3 Great Features
2 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 62?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 83%.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
This Bosch vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
A hard floor cleaning performance class
Has an automatic cord rewinder

Bosch BSGL5PT2GB In-Depth Analysis


Owner Reviews Are Good

This vacuum has an average owner rating of 83 out of 100 based on 9 owner reviews. 4 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars.

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Poor Suction

One customer concluded that it did not have good suction. Cpatter said in their review of the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB “The suction is horrible”.

Fairly Priced

Two customers who purchased the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB considered that it was good value for money.

Bosch Vacuums Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,328 user and expert reviews (including 18 verified purchases), Bosch has good ratings for its vacuum cleaners. Bosch also has good ratings specifically for its medium maximum input power vacuums. 100% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Product Quality

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. Lipread mentioned two years ago “Oh boy! Old good German quality is inimitable! After my too long affair with a clumsy Hetty”.


One owner wrote in their reviews that the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB was reliable. Hydeparker scored it 9 stars and wrote “Nearly all of our appliances are Bosch because of their excellent reliability”.

Good Size

One customer thought it was heavy and bulky. Lipread scored it 8 stars and wrote on Amazon “The brushes seem to be a bit too chunky which slightly affects the movements.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Superior Technical Features

One owner who purchased the product thought it had good features. Lipread wrote “They have other good features like e.g”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Hydeparker wrote “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 quieter” in their Bosch BSGL5PT2GB review.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

One person who bought the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB reckoned that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Cpatter mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Certainly I've had better for pet hair and the like”.

Good Brush

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB had a good brush. Lipread scored this vacuum cleaner 6 stars and mentioned in their Bosch BSGL5PT2GB review “A dual turbo brush that indeed suck all the hairs perfectly”.

Good Filter

One person who bought this vacuum cleaner said that it had a good filter. J. Barber wrote “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”.


800 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is an 800 Watts vacuum.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 6.8 kilograms, the BSGL5PT2GB has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other latest vacuums.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to it.

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Has an Automatic Cord Rewinder

The BSGL5PT2GB has an automatic cord rewinder. Most of the other recently released medium maximum input power vacuums also have an automatic cord rewinder.

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B Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Bosch BSGL5PT2GB has a better carpet cleaning performance class than most recently released comparable spec vacuums. This vacuum has a B carpet cleaning performance class, whereas most similar age vacuum cleaners have a D carpet cleaning performance class. The carpet cleaning performance class of all new vacuum cleaners ranges from E (worst) to A (best).

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Average Noise Level

The BSGL5PT2GB has a relatively standard noise level (75 decibels) compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that have been around for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the BSGL5PT2GB in March 2015.

Bosch BSGL5PT2GB Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch BSGL5PT2GB review we compared this vacuum cleaner to 100 other models. For each vacuum cleaner that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 144,805 product attributes, 30,526 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,492,400 historical vacuum cleaner prices from 210 vacuum cleaner retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this vacuum cleaner compared to the other models as well as any areas where this vacuum cleaner is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch bsgl5pt2gb
Barcodes 04242002820958