Several Dirt Devil Featherlite reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was lightweight. Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of the Dirt Devil Featherlite four years ago “It's a lightweight device that proves easily maneuverable”. Expert review site Howstuffworks.com mentioned “This lightweight vacuum is a suitable match for people who dont want to lug a heavy machine from” in their review of the Dirt Devil Featherlite but despite that they only scored the Dirt Devil Featherlite 2 stars. Howstuffworks.com also mentioned “The Dirt Devil Featherlite Carpet Extractor MCE6000 is as lightweight as its name suggests”.
One person who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was compact.