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Should You Buy a Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 05 March 2020
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should you buy a Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaner?

Black & Decker is one of the most popular vacuum cleaner brands as well as being well known for its coffee makers, blenders and mixers.

We've collated all the key information on Black & Decker vacuum cleaners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 40,000 user and expert reviews and 90+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,600 vacuum cleaners to impartially compare each vacuum cleaner brand.

Black & Decker are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and highly recommended vacuum cleaners and start at $45 for the CHV1410L which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a handheld vacuum cleaner and go up to $80 for the BDASV102 which has a maximum input power of 840W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Black & Decker vacuum cleaner is $61.

Black & Decker are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and highly recommended vacuum cleaners.

Is Black & Decker the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?

So are Black & Decker 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.

Black & Decker is ranked the No. 12 best vacuum cleaner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Black & Decker is the 12th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
7,752 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
4,143 reviews
#3
91%
91%
4,591 reviews
#4
88%
88%
2,810 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
87%
87%
682 reviews
#6
Germany
83%
83%
1,229 reviews
#7
United States
83%
83%
3,941 reviews
#8
Sealey
81%
81%
40 reviews
#9
81%
81%
254 reviews
#10
Atrix
77%
77%
1 review
#11
VAX
United States
76%
76%
5,337 reviews
#12
76%
76%
1,126 reviews
#13
Germany
71%
71%
675 reviews
#14
71%
71%
1,233 reviews
#15
Koblenz
70%
70%
0 reviews
#16
Neato
69%
69%
133 reviews
#17
Denmark
69%
69%
38 reviews
#18
69%
69%
28 reviews
#19
iLife
65%
65%
17 reviews
#20
PowerSmith
64%
64%
0 reviews
#21
Turkey
64%
64%
72 reviews
#22
FEIN
63%
63%
3 reviews
#23
Rug Doctor
63%
63%
0 reviews
#24
Eufy
63%
63%
287 reviews
#25
Sweden
63%
63%
20 reviews
#26
63%
63%
1 review
#27
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
62%
62%
337 reviews
#28
South Korea
62%
62%
81 reviews
#29
Snow Joe
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Gtech
62%
62%
965 reviews
#31
Pifco
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
Winkel
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
Vacmaster
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
Oreck
United States
55%
55%
0 reviews
#35
Metabo
55%
55%
0 reviews
#36
Thorne Electric
54%
54%
0 reviews
#37
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
54%
54%
0 reviews
#38
Kirby
53%
53%
0 reviews
#39
Viper
53%
53%
1 review

Let's look at how Black & Decker 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
Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaners

Black & Decker have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Black & Decker vacuum cleaner being 65%.

There's a smaller selection of Black & Decker vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 4 Black & Decker vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. Black & Decker 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 Black & Decker vacuum cleaner is $23 (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
$292
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $10,849
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$61
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,149
Price Distribution of Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaners

What Do the Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Black & Decker vacuum cleaner to work out the average distribution of reviews for Black & Decker and then compared this to the other vacuum cleaner brands.

Black & Decker logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
2
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
0
Black & Decker logo

User Reviews

5 stars
616
4 stars
311
3 stars
83
2 stars
46
1 star
62
Black & Decker has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands.

Over 67% of expert reviews and 83% of user reviews for Black & Decker vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 83% and 87% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Black & Decker 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.

Average Review Score Dyson iRobot Miele Samsung Neato Black & Decker
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
4 reviews
68%
3 reviews
79%
11 reviews
80%
1 review
63%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
96%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
70%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
97%
6 reviews
60%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
40%
1 review
CNET.com logo
70%
4 reviews
64%
7 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
67%
2 reviews
58%
1 review
68%
2 reviews
57%
1 review
Chip.de logo
86%
2 reviews
81%
3 reviews
86%
1 review
01net.com logo
78%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
40%
1 review
59%
2 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
91%
3 reviews
95%
1 review
72%
1 review
asia.cnet.com logo
60%
4 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
65%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Techradar logo
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
90%
3 reviews
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
70%
1 review
75%
1 review
40%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
T3.com logo
90%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
PC Mag logo
75%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
90%
1 review
70%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
90%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
planet-sansfil.com logo
75%
1 review
80%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
82%
21 reviews
78%
31 reviews
63%
9 reviews
57%
11 reviews
84%
3 reviews
86%
2 reviews
Average
85%
54 reviews
76%
53 reviews
74%
35 reviews
68%
26 reviews
79%
20 reviews
63%
6 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Black & Decker vacuum cleaner. The table below compares the number of awards received by Black & Decker to other popular vacuum cleaner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Black & Decker has won 1 award for its vacuum cleaners.

Compare all award winning vacuum cleaners

Number of Awards Dyson iRobot Miele Samsung Neato Black & Decker
Expert Reviews logo
4
1
1
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
2
3
Les Numeriques.com logo
4
1
planet-sansfil.com logo
1
1
Which? logo
2
Digital Versus logo
2
M3.idg.se logo
1
1
toptenreviews.com logo
1
1
Techradar logo
1
1
01net.com logo
1
twojepc.pl logo
1
Tweak.dk logo
1
techzine.nl logo
1
techarp.com logo
1
PC Mag logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
1
agdlab.pl logo
1
ocworkbench.com logo
1
newgadgets.de logo
1
Other Expert Sites
1
1
1
1
Total
18
12
8
4
3
1

How Reliable Are Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Black & Decker vacuum cleaners. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 74% were positive. Therefore the majority of Black & Decker vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

74% of reviewers think Black & Decker vacuum cleaners are reliable.

So, most people think that Black & Decker vacuum cleaners are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Black & Decker vacuum cleaners that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

It's reliable
amazon.co.uk
The wall mounted bracket is sturdy
ao.com
Hoover is very well made
Argos.co.uk
has been reliable
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

it is of a flimsy construction
amazon.co.uk
especially for people who hate unraveling the heavy duty Hoover
Bestbuy.com
would not recommend for heavy duty cleaning as sometimes struggled to pick up tiny objects
ao.com
The only thing I didn't like was that it's not very sturdy
Argos.co.uk

What is the Best Budget Choice Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaner?

Black & Decker WDB215WA

$58.89
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Black & Decker WDB215WA
800g
HEAVY
0.37L
DUST CAPACITY
65dB
NOISE LEVEL
8 Min
RUN TIME
A

At only $58.89 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Black & Decker WDB215WA makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Lighter than average (800g)
Quieter than average noise level (65dB)
Washable filter
Hard floor brush
Crevice tool

Multiple reviews mentioned that this vacuum has a really powerful motor and it's very easy to use, and well designed. It's a fully featured and classic 0.37L dust capacity handheld vacuum, with a phenomenally light 800g weight and an affordable price.

90
Reviews
21 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Owners report that Black & Decker WDB215WA has good user reviews with an average user rating of 77%, based on 21 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the WDB215WA in the US is $58.89 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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