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 3,500 vacuum cleaners by objectively and impartially analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and 350+ 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 $69 for the SpinWave which has a maximum input power of 105W, is a Dry&Wet vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner and go up to $303 for the 2048N which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Bissell vacuum cleaner is $158.
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. 6 best vacuum cleaner brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bissell is the 6th 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 76%. Bissell also have a number of great features including Tangle-Free Brush Roll, Tough Stain Tool and DigitalSpin Motor which sets them apart from the competition.
The average review score for a Bissell vacuum cleaner is 76%.
There's a smaller selection of Bissell vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 12 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 $31 (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 $182
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price $158
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 82% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Bissell vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 84% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.
Purchasers of Bissell vacuum cleaners frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, and they have won a total of 4 awards.
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 4 industry awards for Bissell vacuum cleaners. 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 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bissell vacuum cleaners. over 620 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bissell vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
86% 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:
Excellent Build Quality
I used lukewarm to hot water as no built in water heater (not an issue
We haven't had it long so I can't comment on its durability
I had a proheat that broke down
My only complaint is when I put it together there was a broken tab on the handle that keeps the handle attached to the bottom part of the handle
it has now broken
the trigger on handle broke
Features to Look Out For On Bissell Vacuum Cleaners
If you're looking for a high end Bissell vacuum cleaner then the Bissell CrossWave Pet Pro takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 85, but is a bit more expensive at $195.
Features We Love:
High suction power (560AW)
Customers report that this vacuum cleaner is very easy to use and good-looking, and good at cleaning pet hair. It's an excellently reviewed and fully featured 0.83L dust capacity, 4.9kg heavy vacuum cleaner, with a reasonable price.
Value for Money
Customers report that Bissell CrossWave Pet Pro has great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this vacuum to others.
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