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Dyson DC42

70

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Dyson DC42

$379.99
Dyson DC42
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A good spec but only moderate value for money 1,300W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with moderate running costs
1,300W Cylinder Dry 6.6kg Sep 2012 A
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Dyson DC42 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Dyson DC42 number 149 across all vacuum cleaners.
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Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$270 Over 10 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has running costs of $270 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,381 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a hard floor brush
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Heavier than average
Not cordless

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There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Dyson DC42 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $379.99 it is more expensive than 67% of vacuums.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Dyson DC42 of £69.99 ($69.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $310.00.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the DC42 will cost $270 over 10 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,381 vacuums.

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Features

Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Dyson DC42 of 6.6kg is heavier than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is heavier than 65% of all vacuums when ordered by this feature. Across all the vacuum cleaners the weights range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The Dyson DC42 has a fairly average maximum input power (1,100 Watt) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Not Cordless

Like most other vacuum cleaners, the Dyson DC42 is not cordless. 94% of vacuum cleaners are not cordless.

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Very Low Suction Power

The Dyson DC42's suction power of only 200W is lower than 83% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. Across all the vacuum cleaners the suction powers range from 40W to 2,500W, and the average suction power is 540W.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Dyson DC42 has a hard floor brush, unlike 75% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Dyson DC42 has an upholstery nozzle included. 75% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Dyson DC42 has a washable filter, which is unusual. 84% of vacuums do not have a washable filter.

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Three Nozzles

The Dyson DC42 is a three nozzle vacuum.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dyson dc42allergy

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00879957005815, 05025155012307, 05025155019160

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