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Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum Cleaner

3.6W Handheld Vacuum Wet 670g Feb 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
User reviews are good
Easy to use
Good battery life

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this vacuum is 87 out of 100 based on 105 user reviews. 71 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars.

Kärcher Vacuum Cleaners Have Good Reviews

Based on 259 expert and user reviews (including 16 verified purchases), Kärcher has good ratings for its vacuum cleaners. Kärcher also has good ratings specifically for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners.


Power

Good Battery Life

Nineteen customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Last year Minty said on Amazon “In terms of battery it does last quiet a long time” in their Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner review. Michaelc rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Absolutely loves it and the longer battery life gives plenty of time to get all of the jobs done”. Two years ago Macgregor rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and said “Battery life is very good”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was quick to charge. Two years ago E. M. W mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The removable batteries on the WV5 take quite a lot longer to charge than the cheaper WV2.”.

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Bad Environmental Credentials

One owner concluded that the Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner was not good in terms of power usage.


Design

Easy to Use

Twenty-three customers wrote in their reviews that the Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner was easy to use. Mrs. M. Markey wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It is quick, easy to use and best of all, no smears.I have cleaned my windows, tiles, glass tables” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Philip mentioned “I even use it to finish off kitchen worktops as it leaves them dry enough to use within a couple of minutes”. M Bradshaw said “You have to use plenty of the detergent”.

Two people said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was comfortable and easy to hold. Last year Shan 51 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It is light, quiet and comfortable to hold”. E. M. W rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “In addition to the new charging system this model has a rubber handle grip, this makes it more comfortable to hold”.

One owner who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was easy to assemble. Amazon Customer rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “This Window Vac is just excellent, fairly easy to put together and once working, just brilliant”.

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Nice Design

Three customers who purchased the product agreed that it was well designed. Last year Martin796 wrote “They managed to Improve the original design and it's brilliant, lasts longer on a single charge, slightly lighter & smaller” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. A. Roberton said on Amazon “Best of all though is the sheer simplicity of the design, doing exactly what it is supposed to do”.

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it was neat. Trickytree said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Like others have said I just used an extra microfibre cloth to tidy around the edges of the glass after using the WV5 for a perfect finish”.

One customer who bought it considered that it was good looking. D. Thomas said “Recharging is pretty quick too”.

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Good Product Quality

Three owners reckoned that it was good quality. Simon wrote “The vac itself feels well made and the water is emptied by pulling a rubber plug from the top of the front mounted reservoir” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Glenniez said “The build quality is very good”.

Cordless

The Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner is cordless. Most of the other vacuums that have been available for a comparable time to this vacuum also are cordless.

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Robust

Six people who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. In April last year Madmummyg wrote “It arrived already charged so was quickly put to work, we have a large farmhouse built in the 1850's with fancy mullion windows, so single paned”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Its clean and efficient and very well engineered” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. D. Storey mentioned “Well built, does exactly what it should do” and scored the Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner a maximum of 5 stars.

Two owners who reviewed it wrote that it was strong and durable. Last year Steve of Rayleigh mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Not had it long to decide how robust ( all plastic ) it will be”. In the same month Toisie gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Nice sturdy bit of kit”.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Four customers who reviewed the Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner agreed that it was quiet. Minty scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on Amazon “I have used this product for quiet a while now”. Fore wrote “Yes it is smaller, quieter and lighter than the WV50.”.

One owner who purchased it considered that it was noisy. Two years ago Katykins mentioned on Amazon “While it isn't overly loud it's not one of the quietest gadgets I've ever used” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Portable

Four people who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to move around.

Good Suction

Three customers who reviewed the product considered that it had good suction. Mrs L. gave the Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner a rating of 80 out of 100 and she wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner “Great suction, cleans windows with ease”. Chris mentioned on Amazon “Had three of these since their release) FINALLY this new model has stood the test of time! Better suction, better battery (lot better then the last model)” in his review of this vacuum cleaner.

Easy to Empty

One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to empty.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three owners said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Rebel Raiser said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “In truth I am now kicking myself for being a right tight arse and not having bought one before! It's lightweight and very simple to use”. Sean wrote on Amazon last year “Its also fairly lightweight and the battery seems to last longer than the advertised time”.

One person who bought the Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner reckoned that it was thin. One customer said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. E. M. W mentioned “If you are a heavy user i.e” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Light

Across all the low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years the weights range from 5g to 14kg. With a weight of only 670 grams, the Kärcher WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner is one of the lightest low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to this vacuum cleaner amongst vacuums of this age.

If you would consider a vacuum with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Einhell TH-VC 1318 (2.9kg and cheaper), or the Kärcher WV50 Window Vacuum Cleaner ($55.57) (699g and cheaper).

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One person who bought it considered that it had good technical guidance.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Kärcher released the WV5 Plus Window Vacuum Cleaner in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers karcher karwv5premium, karcher wv5premium, karcher n130896w, krcher 16334400, krcher 16334510, karcher 63l6a, ik210nc
Barcodes 00000016334510, 04039784834187, 04054188519904, 04054278053332, 04054278053349

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