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Should You Buy a Bissell Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 24 September 2020
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should you buy a Bissell Vacuum Cleaner?

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 3,500 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Bissell are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular vacuum cleaners. Their vacuum cleaners start at $50 for the 1782 which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a handheld 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 $203.

Bissell are recognised for their wide 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. 5 best vacuum cleaner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bissell is the 5th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
453 reviews
#2
Germany
94%
94%
25 reviews
#3
92%
92%
10 reviews
#4
United States
90%
90%
133 reviews
#5
88%
88%
541 reviews
#6
87%
87%
439 reviews
#7
United States
87%
87%
2 reviews
#8
Germany
86%
86%
39 reviews
#9
85%
85%
16 reviews
#10
Sealey
85%
85%
5 reviews
#11
Germany
85%
85%
5 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
83%
83%
172 reviews
#13
Germany
82%
82%
1 review
#14
81%
81%
181 reviews
#15
Koblenz
78%
78%
0 reviews
#16
iLife
77%
77%
0 reviews
#17
Denmark
76%
76%
13 reviews
#18
Netherlands
76%
76%
12 reviews
#19
74%
74%
11 reviews
#20
74%
74%
0 reviews
#21
AEG
Germany
74%
74%
87 reviews
#22
Neato
73%
73%
43 reviews
#23
South Korea
72%
72%
20 reviews
#24
Eufy
72%
72%
0 reviews
#25
VAX
United States
71%
71%
755 reviews
#26
Makita
70%
70%
1 review
#27
Atrix
67%
67%
0 reviews
#28
LG
South Korea
65%
65%
3 reviews
#29
Severin
64%
64%
0 reviews
#30
PowerSmith
64%
64%
0 reviews
#31
Zelmer
62%
62%
0 reviews
#32
Snow Joe
62%
62%
0 reviews
#33
FEIN
61%
61%
2 reviews
#34
Rug Doctor
61%
61%
0 reviews
#35
Sweden
61%
61%
1 review
#36
Oreck
United States
60%
60%
0 reviews
#37
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
60%
60%
0 reviews
#38
Moneual
60%
60%
0 reviews
#39
Gtech
59%
59%
1 review
#40
Taurus
58%
58%
0 reviews
#41
Winkel
58%
58%
0 reviews
#42
Thorne Electric
58%
58%
0 reviews
#43
DeWALT
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
CleanMate
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Solac
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
Beko
Turkey
54%
54%
0 reviews
#47
Viper
54%
54%
0 reviews
#48
Pifco
54%
54%
0 reviews
#49
53%
53%
0 reviews
#50
Ufesa
53%
53%
0 reviews
#51
Kirby
53%
53%
0 reviews
#52
Roidmi
53%
53%
0 reviews
#53
Omega
53%
53%
0 reviews
#54
DeLonghi
Italy
53%
53%
0 reviews
#55
Xiaomi
53%
53%
0 reviews
#56
Raycop
53%
53%
0 reviews

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.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All vacuum cleaner Brands
Bissell Vacuum Cleaners

Bissell have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Bissell vacuum cleaner being 74%. Bissell also have a number of great features including Tough Stain Tool and PowerJet Technology which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Bissell vacuum cleaner is 74%.

There's a smaller selection of Bissell vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 11 Bissell vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. Bissell vacuum cleaners also tend to be more expensive than most other vacuum cleaner brands making them 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
$182
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,449
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$203
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,649
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.

5 stars
369
4 stars
108
3 stars
23
2 stars
12
1 star
29
Bissell has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands.

Over 88% of user reviews for Bissell vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% across all vacuum cleaner brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Bissell Vacuum Cleaners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Bissell vacuum cleaners. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular vacuum cleaner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning vacuum cleaners

Number of Awards Dyson Neato Bosch iRobot Shark
Which? logo
2
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Digital Versus logo
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
4
1
2
2

How Reliable Are Bissell Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 3,500 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bissell vacuum cleaners. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 47% were positive. Therefore the majority of Bissell vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product wasn't reliable.

Only 47% of reviewers think Bissell vacuum cleaners are reliable.

So, most people think that Bissell vacuum cleaners aren't good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Bissell vacuum cleaners that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

does not or will not make a much more reliable product
Amazon
It did need some easy construction on first use (handle needed attaching to main body
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

the heavy duty stains have almost gone
Amazon
I bought this for a present for my mum as her other carpet cleaner had broken
Tesco.com

Features to Look Out For On Bissell Vacuum Cleaners

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bissell vacuum cleaners that set them apart from the competition. These include Tough Stain Tool and PowerJet Technology.

Bissell Tough Stain Tool

Bissell vacuum cleaners that feature Tough Stain Tool include the Bissell ProHeat 2X Revolution ($133).

Bissell PowerJet Technology

Bissell vacuum cleaners that feature PowerJet Technology include the Bissell ProHeat 2X Revolution ($133).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bissell Vacuum Cleaner?
Is Bissell the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?
What Do the Bissell Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bissell Vacuum Cleaners Received?
How Reliable Are Bissell Vacuum Cleaners?
Features to Look Out For On Bissell Vacuum Cleaners
Bissell Tough Stain Tool
Bissell PowerJet Technology

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