Dyson DC42
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Dyson DC42

A poor value for money 1,100 Watt Cylinder vacuum vacuum cleaner with average features
1,100W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 6.6kg Sep 2012
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Dyson DC42 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Dyson DC42 number 144 across all vacuum cleaners.
Average Features
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Why Has it Scored 44?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
This vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Has a hard floor brush
Very low suction power
Not cordless

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Dyson DC42 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $379.99 it is more expensive than 74% of vacuums.

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Average Weight

The Dyson DC42's weight of 6.6kg is pretty average compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 67% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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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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Very Low Suction Power

The suction powers of vacuums range from 28W to 2,500W, and the average suction power is 480W. The suction power of the Dyson DC42 of only 200W is in the lowest 16% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Dyson DC42 has a hard floor brush. 78% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Dyson DC42 has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 76% 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, unlike 86% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a washable filter.

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Not Cordless

The Dyson DC42 is not cordless. 92% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00879957005815, 05025155012307, 05025155019160