Bissell is one of the most popular vacuum cleaner brands as well as being well known for its steam cleaners.
If you are wondering how Bissell vacuum cleaners compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,600 vacuum cleaners by objectively and impartially analysing over 41,000 user and expert reviews and 90+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Bissell are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular vacuum cleaners. Their vacuum cleaners start at $115 for the ProHeat 2X Revolution which has a maximum input power of 800W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner and go up to $397 for the BG1006 which has a maximum input power of 1,380W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Bissell vacuum cleaner is $256.
Bissell are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular vacuum cleaners.
Is Bissell the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?
So are Bissell vacuum cleaners any good? We give every vacuum cleaner a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all vacuum cleaners we are able to impartially rank all the vacuum cleaner brands.
Bissell is ranked the No. 15 best vacuum cleaner brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bissell is the 15th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.
Let's look at how Bissell vacuum cleaners compare to the other vacuum cleaner brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Bissell have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Bissell vacuum cleaner being 70%. Bissell also have a number of great features including Tough Stain Tool, Heatwave Technology and PowerJet Technology which sets them apart from the competition.
The average review score for a Bissell vacuum cleaner is 70%.
There's a smaller selection of Bissell vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 2 Bissell vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. Bissell vacuum cleaners also tend to be cheaper than most other vacuum cleaner brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bissell vacuum cleaner is $33 (based on a person typically using a vacuum cleaner for 2 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other vacuum cleaner brands.
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price $274
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price $256
Price Distribution of Bissell Vacuum Cleaners
What Do the Bissell Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Bissell vacuum cleaner to work out the average distribution of reviews for Bissell and then compared this to the other vacuum cleaner brands.
Bissell has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 67% of expert reviews and 87% of user reviews for Bissell vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 83% and 87% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.
Purchasers of Bissell vacuum cleaners frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Bissell vacuum cleaners by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other vacuum cleaner brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Bissell Vacuum Cleaners Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Bissell vacuum cleaner. The table below compares the number of awards received by Bissell to other popular vacuum cleaner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 41,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bissell vacuum cleaners. over 50 of these reviews mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the majority of Bissell vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
75% of reviewers think Bissell vacuum cleaners are reliable.
So, most people think that Bissell vacuum cleaners are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Bissell vacuum cleaners that mention reliability:
with the robust construction
When the belt isn't broken
this is definitely the best on tough stains
pull it out slowly to avoid damaging the belt
powerfully (thought it was broken till I put it on the carpet
Broke a belt the second time I used it
the power switch is broken
Downside a bit 'plasticky' (but they nearly all are these days
Features to Look Out For On Bissell Vacuum Cleaners