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Miele Complete C3 Vacuum Cleaner

reviewed.com Editor's Choice
800W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.4kg Jul 2014
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Featuring an energy efficient motor and the exceptionally effective Electrobrush, the Complete C3 Comfort Electro EcoLine Plus vacuum cleaner is extremely easy to use and delivers an impressive... More
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Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this vacuum. This Miele vacuum received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews and it received a Reviewed.com "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, reviewed.com and allesbeste.de the average expert rating of this medium maximum input power vacuum is 97%. If all the similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than a year are ranked by average expert review score then this Miele vacuum cleaner is in the top 1%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 215 owner reviews the average owner rating of this vacuum cleaner is brilliant. This medium maximum input power vacuum in the top 5% of all the vacuums of this age and type when ranked by user rating.

Good Suction

A number of customers wrote that this vacuum cleaner had good suction. Abrar Ahmed said on Amazon “The suction on it is fantastic and can be set on varying intensities” and scored it 5 stars. Amazon Customer rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner last year “A 1200watt motor with amazing suction, I need only use it on half power”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The suction is incredible and it cleans all of my floors to perfection”.

Good Brush

Eight Miele Complete C3 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good brush. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned in their Miele Complete C3 review “Turbo brush is also great and mandatory for carpets.”. Leftoffcentre wrote “I also wanted something lightweight, with strong suction - and a brush head” in their Miele Complete C3 review. Mark wrote in his review of the Miele Complete C3 on Amazon in January last year “Bought an additional head with the spinning brush which also works brilliantly”.

Portable

A number of Miele Complete C3 owners concluded that it was easy to move around. Last year Deana mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Compact, lightweight and easy to manoeuvre”. Ingeping said in January last year “Super silent and lightweight” and rated it 5 stars. Two years ago Jillyb mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The cleaner is relatively lightweight, easy to manoeuvre, connections are firm” and scored it very highly.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Five Miele Complete C3 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Angela scored the product 5 stars and she said “The rotating brush on the carpet head is brilliant and dog hairs vanish” in her Miele Complete C3 review. Sue Baker said on Amazon last year “Great for dog hair” and scored the product 5 stars. Wendyg said “Bought the mini hand held turbo too - really good for getting the dog hair off the sofa cushions” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Four Miele Complete C3 reviewers who bought this vacuum cleaner mentioned that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Cheryl Bridgewater wrote “AWESOME Gets every pet hair up with ease, so easy to get to the acsessories” . Jane Newton mentioned in her review of the Miele Complete C3 on Amazon “This one is far better and great with pet hair”. Petew said “Good for dust and pet hair”.

Two Miele Complete C3 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good at cleaning cat hair. J said “Great for cleaning up cat hairs” and gave it a very good review. Petew mentioned “The turbo brush works well on cat hair” in their review of the Miele Complete C3 yet they scored it 60 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

Some Miele Complete C3 owners who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon last year “Easy to use, light to carry” and scored it 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “Easy to use and extremely powerful when required”. Anne8044 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “I defy anyone to use this on the full suction setting” and scored it very highly.

A number of people thought this vacuum cleaner was easy to use the menus. Ian mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner “It took a little time to workout the best floor head / power settings for my floors” . M. Wharton scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “It allows you to go between different power settings, which is helpful for cleaning a glovebox for example”. Miss a M Mcintosh mentioned “Its lightweight and durable lots of different settings for furniture, curtains wooden floors etc” in her Miele Complete C3 review and scored this vacuum cleaner very highly.

Several people who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good experience. Saniya Boss said “Textiles or fur! I just couldn't get enough of it! Highly recommend! Everyone in his lifetime has to experience Miele Complete C3 Cat”. Susan Craft wrote on Amazon “It actually makes hoovering a rewarding experience (if housework can be rewarding!”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few Miele Complete C3 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was quiet. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Miele Complete C3 “The Miele is so much quieter and the built-in tool storage is very convenient”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Amazing, super quiet and the most powerful vacuum I've ever bought”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Quiet, powerful and great selection of tools”.

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the Miele Complete C3 was noisy. Jackie H said on Amazon “Strong suction, less noise and handy”. Mr. S. G. Gelling mentioned in their review on Amazon “It's noise will not irritate you, or neighbours if you live in a flat, like me”. Mrs Motoko Kimura Siig/ Camilla Siig said on Amazon “It is easy to move around the house-not heavy, stable/solid structure, noise control, strong cleaning power, compact design-u can stow small attachments in main body” in her Miele Complete C3 review.

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Robust

A few Miele Complete C3 reviewers reckoned that it was well made. Catalin/monica said in their review on Amazon “Accessories are very useful and well engineered”. David M. mentioned on Amazon “Quiet, well made, very efficient” in his Miele Complete C3 review. Last year Galted said “On top of this it's far more solid with fewer parts requiring attaching, detaching, cleaning” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored this vacuum cleaner 4 stars.

Six customers said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon last year “Powerful, good tools, sturdy (a little heavier then others I've had)” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the Miele Complete C3 a very good review. Howard mentioned on Amazon “It is robustly made, very quiet” in his review and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars. M. Wharton gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “And the three additional heads on it are great for tough spots to reach”.

One Miele Complete C3 reviewer considered that the Miele Complete C3 was reliable. Keith said in his review on Amazon “Feels well-engineered, yet far lighter to follow you round the floor than our trusty Henry”.

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Nice Design

A number of Miele Complete C3 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. C. Allen mentioned “It is pretty quiet and stores away in the cupboard under the stairs very well without having to take the thing apart (the tubes obvs”. Graham Hunt rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Miele Complete C3 on Amazon “Good looking”. Hannaholic rated the product as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “BEAUTIFUL in form and function”.

A few people who bought it mentioned that it was neat. Miss Twizz wrote in her Miele Complete C3 review “The three attachments fit neatly inside the machine which I love! The attachments for my previous vacuum clipped to the outside of the metal pole” . Will P. gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The attachments are held in a neat compartment keeping them safe” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a rating of 5 stars and said last year “The Comfort Boost EcoLine neatly walks a balancing act between performance” in their Miele Complete C3 review.

A number of Miele Complete C3 owners who purchased it considered that it was a good design. Amazon Customer wrote last year “We are hoping the new improved button design stands the test of time where previous models didn't” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Jpm said on Amazon “I am in love with German Engineering, Design and Aesthetic” in their Miele Complete C3 review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Will P. mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The Design is great”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Miele Complete C3 was well designed. Last year Rmw mentioned on Amazon “Well designed, extremely powerful”.

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Good Size

Fifteen customers said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was lightweight. Amazon Customer said “Only positives are that it's lightweight compared to my previous cleaner”. Arthur Dent said “It is lightweight (compared to our elderly Dyson)” . Cheryl Bridgewater mentioned “Small and lightweight, easy to store away”.

A few people who reviewed the Miele Complete C3 mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Gjc mentioned on Amazon “Gets up all dust and not too heavy” in their review of the Miele Complete C3. J Platt wrote on Amazon “Quiet, not too heavy and so efficient at picking up large” in their review of the Miele Complete C3. Ms S a Eaton said on Amazon “As you would expect from Miele an excellent vacuum, very easy to use, not too heavy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Six Miele Complete C3 reviewers mentioned that the Miele Complete C3 was compact. Cheryl Bridgewater mentioned “This vacuum has the best suction I've ever known in a vacuum it's compact and so powerful” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Cxp said on Amazon “Superb German engineering - quiet, compact, powerful, easy manuve” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mr. Maguw wrote “This presented a good value option being small, light, reasonably priced and compact for storage ~ so it was purchased”.

Some people who reviewed the Miele Complete C3 considered that it was easy to carry around. Amazon Customer gave this vacuum cleaner an excellent review and wrote “It is small and easy to carry up and down the stairs”. Lp rated it as excellent and wrote in their review “This is so light and easy to manoeuvre that I was converted straight away”.

Several Miele Complete C3 owners agreed that it was a good body shape. Last year M. Parfitt wrote on Amazon “Usual tools are stored in the body of the cleaner” in their Miele Complete C3 review. M. Parfitt also said “It's not difficult to maneuver on the floor with the connection to the body revolving freely 360 degrees”.

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Miele Has Excellent Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

Miele has excellent average ratings for its medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners as well as across its entire vacuum cleaner range compared to other brands.

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Good Product Quality

Some Miele Complete C3 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was good quality. In January last year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “High quality product” in their review of the Miele Complete C3. Amazon Customer also mentioned “High quality as you would expect from Miele”. Amazon Customer also wrote “It looks and feels very well made”.

Popular Choice

The Complete C3 is one the fastest selling vacuum currently on sale.

Easy to Empty

A few Miele Complete C3 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was easy to empty. Last year Miss Twizz mentioned “The system for trapping dust and minimising the release of dust during emptying is exceptional”. Will P. said in his review of the Miele Complete C3 “Multiple strength settings make it a refreshing change from having to empty a unit every 10minutes” and scored this vacuum cleaner very highly.

Good Filter

A few people said in their reviews that the product had a good filter. Last year Leftoffcentre said in their review on Amazon “Ive been looking for an affordable Hepa filter vacuum cleaner to replace my old vacuum - which has a Hepa filter.”. Mollyholly mentioned on Amazon “The Dyson was struggling to pick up all the fur and unless washed the filter every week it was taking ages to do the hovering”. Polly said on Amazon in January last year “However it is now 18 August and already my filter is full and the turbo on the turbo brush gave up again”.

Fairly Big Operating Radius

The operating radiuss of medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that came out more than a year ago range from 1.5m to 27m. With an operating radius of 11 meters, the Complete C3 has one of the bigger operating radiuss amongst vacuum cleaners of this age.

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Good Technical Features

Some customers who reviewed it thought it had good features. Jpm mentioned on Amazon “This is easy to use, beautifully designed and offers outstanding features that are typically Miele” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated the Miele Complete C3 as very good. Last year Lotus said on Amazon “Some great features that are typically Miele” in their Miele Complete C3 review.

Good Power Cord

Two Miele Complete C3 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good power cord. Mr. S. G. Gelling said on Amazon two years ago “The power cord is nice and long”. S said “The power cord auto-rewind feature is nice too” in their review.

Good Support

One person who reviewed the Miele Complete C3 considered that it had good technical guidance. Flynn wrote on Amazon “Should have read the instructions properly 'cos almost gave myself a hernia using the wrong head on rugs”.

A Dust Re-Emission Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A dust re-emission class, which is typical of many vacuum cleaners of a similar type and age to it.

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A Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Miele Complete C3 has an A carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most vacuums of this age and spec. Most vacuums of a comparable age and type to it have a D carpet cleaning performance class.

An A carpet cleaning performance class is actually the best carpet cleaning performance class amongst all vacuums of a similar type and age to the Complete C3.

An E carpet cleaning performance class is the worst carpet cleaning performance class across comparable types of vacuum cleaner.

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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 vacuums of a similar spec and age to it.

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HEPA 13 HEPA Class

This vacuum has a HEPA 13 HEPA class, which is typical of many vacuums of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Large Dust Capacity

The Complete C3 has one of the larger dust capacitys (4.5 liters) amongst medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners of this age. The dust capacitys of vacuums that have been available for more than a year range from 0.5L to 25L, and the average dust capacity is 3.6L.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Like most of the other vacuums of a similar spec and age to the Complete C3, the Complete C3 does not have a brush tool.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the Complete C3 is 63dB, the loudest is 95dB, and the average noise level is 77dB. At 81 decibels, the Complete C3 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the Complete C3.

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Not Cordless

The Miele Complete C3 is not cordless, although it is worth noting that most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for more than a year are also not cordless.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Miele Complete C3

Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is the most commonly supported cleaning type on vacuums of a similar age and spec to it.

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Average Weight

At 5.4 kilograms, the Miele Complete C3 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to the Complete C3.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This Miele vacuum has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Variable Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Design
Type
Dust Container Type
Tube Type
Cordless
Flexible Hose
Dust Capacity
Colour of Product
Tube Material
Motor Protection Filter
Tube Lock Type
Performance
Cleaning Type
Operating Radius
Noise Level
Proper Use
Vacuum Air Filtering
HEPA Class
Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class
Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
Dust Re-Emission Class
Cleaning Surfaces
Ergonomics
Removable Filter
Cord Storage
Cord Length
Power Control
Automatic Cord Rewinder
Carrying Handle(s)
Park/storage Assist
Dust Bag Full Indicator
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Parquet Brush
Crevice Tool
Upholstery Nozzle Included
Hard Floor Brush
Technical Details
Power Consumption (max)

1 Award

reviewed.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(2)
3 November 2015

Reviewed.com

If you think $900 for a vacuum is insane, the Miele Complete C3 Kona (MSRP $929) might change your mind. It is by far the slickest, smoothest, and best-cleaning vacuum we've tested yet.Other... Read more…

25 November 2016

Unser Favorit, der Miele Complete C3 Excellence gibt sich mit seiner Ausstattung sehr praxisorientiert. Zwar gibt es auch andere, die hier und da über die gleichen Features verfügen, wie etwa...

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Ultraslim design
High-Res Display
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It's complex and has a lot of parts to wash, assemble and keep track of
Small camera
Mid connectivity options
Pas de station de recharge

User Reviews

(204)
Reviewed 2 September 2015 by Suku826
Suku826 would recommend the Miele Complete C3 Excellence

It's not as good as I thought it would be. The wheels are good and it's not heavy to carry around the house. But when I hoover the carpet, the head juddered badly when I pulled the host back... Read more…

Reviewed 15 August 2016 by Keith
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic machine. Great for dogs hairs; nice on board tools, and the handle clips upright to the machine when storing. Feels well-engineered, yet far lighter to follow you round the floor than... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2016 by WendyG
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived very quickly. Does what it says on the tin! Easy to use and not too heavy - bought it as I have a back condition and found my upright Dyson too heavy. Bought the mini hand held turbo too -... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this on 21 February this year, after reading all the reviews. However, the turbo on the turbo brush stopped working at the beginning of June. (I had been changing the bags regularly,... Read more…

Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Mr Robert Tratt
(Verified Purchase)

Literally the best vacuum I've owned! I've got a lot of hard floors and a small amount of carpeted flooring and this works brilliantly on all my floors! Even copes well with dog hair (we have 3... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 41gee030, miele c3, miele cc3, miele cc3c, miele cc3p, miele cc3s, miele cc3t, miele cc3a, miele cc3ab, miele ik276, miele cc3cd, miele cc3pb, miele cc3si, miele cc3ts, miele cc3abb, miele ik276n, miele cc3cdr, miele cc3pbk, miele cc3sil, miele cc3tsb, miele cc3silw, miele cc3tsbr, miele cc3abbl, miele ik276nc, miele n146041, miele c3compl, miele cc3cdrd, miele 10346860, miele 10332760, miele complete
Barcodes 00000009840380, 00000010011030, 00000010155260, 00000010155270, 00000010155280, 00000010155310, 00000010242310, 00000010242330, 00000010332760, 00000010332790, 00000010342050, 00000010346520, 00000010346860, 04002515440421, 04002515449226, 04002515449561, 04002515449783, 04002515449790, 04002515449905, 04002515450314, 04002515459775, 04002515467718, 04002515534120, 04002515562420, 04002515562451, 04002515562505, 04002515592779, 04002515596678, 04002515596685, 04002515596692

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