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Should You Buy a Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 26 December 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 59,000 user and expert reviews and 240+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 3,500 vacuum cleaners to impartially compare each vacuum cleaner brand.

Black & Decker are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular vacuum cleaners. Their vacuum cleaners start at $45 for the Dustbuster which has a maximum input power of 12W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a handheld vacuum cleaner and go up to $98 for the CHV1410L which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a handheld vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Black & Decker vacuum cleaner is $279.

Black & Decker are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular 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. 11 best vacuum cleaner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Black & Decker is the 11th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
8,188 reviews
#2
94%
94%
6,693 reviews
#3
Germany
94%
94%
3,899 reviews
#4
90%
90%
2,516 reviews
#5
Eufy
89%
89%
940 reviews
#6
88%
88%
1,700 reviews
#7
88%
88%
5,853 reviews
#8
Germany
87%
87%
1,330 reviews
#9
United States
87%
87%
1,610 reviews
#10
United States
86%
86%
7,169 reviews
#11
85%
85%
2,097 reviews
#12
84%
84%
418 reviews
#13
Neato
83%
83%
2,133 reviews
#14
iLife
83%
83%
64 reviews
#15
Germany
82%
82%
41 reviews
#16
United Kingdom
82%
82%
916 reviews
#17
Germany
82%
82%
301 reviews
#18
Netherlands
80%
80%
335 reviews
#19
Sealey
80%
80%
40 reviews
#20
AEG
Germany
78%
78%
742 reviews
#21
Denmark
77%
77%
49 reviews
#22
South Korea
76%
76%
131 reviews
#23
Koblenz
76%
76%
0 reviews
#24
Oreck
United States
74%
74%
1 review
#25
Atrix
71%
71%
1 review
#26
69%
69%
26 reviews
#27
LG
South Korea
68%
68%
43 reviews
#28
Makita
67%
67%
8 reviews
#29
Xiaomi
65%
65%
32 reviews
#30
VAX
United States
65%
65%
4,624 reviews
#31
Beko
Turkey
64%
64%
127 reviews
#32
Moneual
63%
63%
6 reviews
#33
PowerSmith
63%
63%
1 review
#34
Roidmi
63%
63%
2 reviews
#35
Raycop
61%
61%
0 reviews
#36
Rug Doctor
61%
61%
0 reviews
#37
Gtech
61%
61%
2 reviews
#38
Sweden
61%
61%
41 reviews
#39
Vacmaster
60%
60%
0 reviews
#40
Taurus
59%
59%
0 reviews
#41
Snow Joe
58%
58%
0 reviews
#42
Thorne Electric
58%
58%
0 reviews
#43
Winkel
57%
57%
0 reviews
#44
DeWALT
56%
56%
0 reviews
#45
Germany
56%
56%
6 reviews
#46
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
55%
55%
0 reviews
#47
Solac
55%
55%
0 reviews
#48
CleanMate
55%
55%
0 reviews
#49
FEIN
55%
55%
0 reviews
#50
Pifco
54%
54%
0 reviews
#51
Kirby
54%
54%
0 reviews
#52
Viper
54%
54%
1 review
#53
DeLonghi
Italy
53%
53%
0 reviews
#54
Omega
53%
53%
0 reviews

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 73%.

The average review score for a Black & Decker vacuum cleaner is 73%.

There's a smaller selection of Black & Decker vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 10 Black & Decker vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. Black & Decker 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 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
$182
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,549
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$279
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,699
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
3
4 stars
3
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Black & Decker logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,223
4 stars
505
3 stars
129
2 stars
86
1 star
143
Black & Decker has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 86% of expert reviews and 83% of user reviews for Black & Decker vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 86% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.

Purchasers of Black & Decker vacuum cleaners frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.

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 iRobot Ecovacs Neato Dyson Miele Black & Decker
CNET.com logo
70%
8 reviews
71%
24 reviews
71%
8 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
78%
9 reviews
56%
5 reviews
93%
9 reviews
94%
10 reviews
73%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
69%
5 reviews
78%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
89%
8 reviews
79%
9 reviews
70%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
2 reviews
60%
3 reviews
93%
3 reviews
97%
6 reviews
67%
6 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
60%
2 reviews
44%
3 reviews
63%
5 reviews
71%
4 reviews
68%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
80%
2 reviews
80%
4 reviews
80%
4 reviews
84%
5 reviews
PC Mag logo
72%
5 reviews
43%
4 reviews
75%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
75%
4 reviews
78%
5 reviews
67%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
01net.com logo
67%
5 reviews
70%
5 reviews
60%
1 review
Chip.de logo
82%
3 reviews
81%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
82%
1 review
81%
3 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
78%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
73%
2 reviews
93%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
86%
5 reviews
100%
3 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
87%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
75%
2 reviews
90%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
techstage.de logo
83%
1 review
92%
2 reviews
89%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
85%
1 review
83%
4 reviews
89%
1 review
74%
1 review
planet-sansfil.com logo
78%
2 reviews
90%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
90%
1 review
78%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
90%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
65%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
90%
1 review
83%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
77%
69 reviews
79%
69 reviews
83%
33 reviews
77%
51 reviews
61%
11 reviews
83%
4 reviews
Average
78%
130 reviews
73%
121 reviews
83%
107 reviews
80%
104 reviews
73%
42 reviews
76%
7 reviews

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

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Black & Decker 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 iRobot Ecovacs Neato Dyson Miele Black & Decker
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
3
5
Expert Reviews logo
1
3
6
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
5
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
4
2
planet-sansfil.com logo
1
3
2
Which? logo
3
2
reviewed.com logo
4
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
3
vonguru.fr logo
4
Digital Versus logo
1
1
2
M3.idg.se logo
1
2
1
profesionalreview.com logo
3
newesc.com logo
3
01net.com logo
2
1
androidheadlines.com logo
3
altomdata.dk logo
3
techzine.nl logo
2
Pocket Lint logo
2
Techradar logo
1
toptenreviews.com logo
1
Other Expert Sites
9
1
1
5
2
Total
26
29
17
30
8

How Reliable Are Black & Decker Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 59,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Black & Decker vacuum cleaners. over 140 of these reviews mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Black & Decker vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

85% 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

is very convenient with it's wall mounted holder with built in charger
Walmart.com
Excellent Build Quality
Argos.co.uk
The vacuum cleaner arrives in a nice robust box
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

So it's not really sturdy enough
Argos.co.uk
it's heavy enough to damage laminate flooring
amazon.co.uk
I needed another vacuum because my other one was broken
Bestbuy.com
it has broken twice
Walmart.com
The cordless vacuum itself on first impression felt a little ‘plasticky
ao.com

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

Black & Decker Dustbuster

$2,053.99
Overstock
Black & Decker Dustbuster
Buy Now
Black & Decker Dustbuster
12W
1.1kg
HEAVY
0.7L
DUST CAPACITY
20 Min
RUN TIME

At only $2,053.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Black & Decker Dustbuster makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Lighter than average (1.1kg)
Cordless
Removable filter
Washable filter
Hard floor brush

A critically acclaimed and fully featured 0.7L dust capacity, 12W vacuum. It has a removable filter, a washable filter and a brush tool and is cordless. Owners report that it has a good filter, good suction and it's very easy to use.

94
Reviews
112 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
67
Value for Money
Good
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Black & Decker Dustbuster has brilliant expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%, based on 112 reviews.

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