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Miele Complete C3 PowerLine
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Miele Complete C3 PowerLine Vacuum Cleaner

1,600W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.4kg Nov 2015
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
One industry award
Good suction
Good product quality
Trusted Reviews Recommended
184 Reviews + 1 Award

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This Miele vacuum received a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews who decided that this vacuum was good.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This Miele vacuum received a rating of 90% from expert review site Trusted Reviews.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, Complete C3 PowerLine owners rated this vacuum cleaner as fantastic. 156 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Miele Vacuums Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 2,106 owner and expert reviews (including 204 verified purchases) for Miele vacuum cleaners and found that on average Miele has excellent reviews. We also found that Miele has excellent reviews specifically within its high maximum input power vacuums range. 97% of those that bought a Miele vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Suction

Thirty-six owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good suction.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Three people who bought this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was good at cleaning pet hair.

  • This one almost lifts the carpets and gets up all dog hairs do easily
    M B (Amazon) - July 2015
  • Super strong suction and really great pet hair removal
  • Great suction (excellent pet hair pick up) generous cord length
    JJ (Amazon) - February 2015
  • You can upgrade the standard head with a turbo (rotating) head to better gather pet hair etc

Good Brush

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good brush.

  • There is a simple attachment on the brush to change from carpet cleaning to wood floors
  • The tools are a blessing, having come from an upright it nice to have the brush
    Lla ni Der (Amazon) - August 2016
  • The attachments are poor- the brush just sucks in its own bristles
    Jon (Amazon) - June 2016
  • Mind you - comes off easily with the brush attachment
    DrJP (Amazon) - June 2015

Other

Best Seller

The Complete C3 PowerLine is one the most popular vacuum cleaner currently on sale.

Released Over a Year Ago

Miele released the Complete C3 PowerLine in November 2015.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four customers said in their reviews that the Miele Complete C3 PowerLine was compact, two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good body shape and two customers considered that it was easy to carry around.

Average Weight

The Complete C3 PowerLine has a relatively standard weight (5.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to this vacuum.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Fifteen owners agreed that the product was good quality.

Robust

Fifteen owners agreed that it was well made.

Nice Design

Four owners reckoned that the Miele Complete C3 PowerLine was good looking, three owners who reviewed the product considered that it was neat and three owners who reviewed it said that it was well designed.

Easy to Use

Ten customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use and four customers concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

  • So easy to use
  • It looks great, stores away easily with a handy compartment for all the tools
    M. Gilroy (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Easy to set up, quiet, manoeuvres well around the house, rubber wheels avoid scratching wooden floors
  • The efficiency and ease of use more than makes up for its weight
  • Got fed up with Middle of the road cleaners that although do the job OK are not always the friendliest to use and don't last
    KB (Argos.co.uk) - January 2015
  • It was easy to assemble and very easy to use
    Rose4u (Amazon) - April 2015
  • The fact that it has variable power settings is very useful
    Pestus (Amazon) - March 2015
  • The power is exceptionally good, in fact too good at times - we have deep pile carpets and the suction is so strong we have to use it on the lowest setting (otherwise we can’t move it !
    Pestus (Amazon) - March 2015
  • It's quiet, ridiculously powerful and so easy to use
  • Ease of use
    Bexsobusy (Amazon) - January 2016

Has a Motor Protection Filter

The Miele Complete C3 PowerLine has a motor protection filter, as do most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than a year.

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Not Cordless

The Complete C3 PowerLine is not cordless, although keep in mind that most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec are also not cordless.

Vacuums which are cordless that might be worth looking at include the Grundig VCH 9530.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Twenty-three people wrote in their reviews that it was quiet.


Performance

Average Noise Level

The Miele Complete C3 PowerLine has a fairly typical noise level (75 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec vacuums that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Packaging Content

Has a Brush Tool

The Complete C3 PowerLine has a brush tool. Most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to this vacuum cleaner also have a brush tool.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative vacuums with a brush tool currently available including the Grundig VCH 9530, or the VAX W85-P both of which are cheaper.

There are a number of other vacuum cleaners which also have a brush tool which you might want to look at including the Miele Classic C1 PowerLine ($319.95).

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Has a Crevice Tool

The Complete C3 PowerLine has a crevice tool. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of this type and age also have a crevice tool.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Complete C3 PowerLine has an upholstery nozzle included, as do most of the other vacuums of a comparable age and type to this vacuum cleaner.

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Power

Very High Suction Power

The lowest suction power of vacuums of this age and type is 40W, the highest is 1,400W, and the average suction power is 570W. When compared to other high maximum input power vacuums that came out around the same time as this vacuum cleaner that we have checked, the suction power of the Complete C3 PowerLine of 1,400 Watt is one of the highest.

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Supports Variable Power

The Complete C3 PowerLine supports variable power, as do most of the other comparable spec vacuums that are a similar age to this vacuum cleaner.

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1,600 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,600 Watt vacuum cleaner.

Vacuum cleaners with a higher maximum input power that might be worth considering include the Rowenta RH7955WE (1,800W and cheaper), or the Makita VC2512L (2,600W and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

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Miele Complete C3 PowerLine Review Sources

To prepare this Miele Complete C3 PowerLine review we compared this vacuum cleaner to 1,859 other models. For each vacuum cleaner that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 143,166 product attributes, 29,994 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,397,600 historical vacuum cleaner prices from 210 vacuum cleaner retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this vacuum cleaner compared to the other models as well as any areas where this vacuum cleaner is lacking.

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