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Should You Buy a Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 15 June 2020
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should you buy a Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner?

Dirt Devil is one of the most popular vacuum cleaner brands as well as being well known for its steam cleaners. The company behind Dirt Devil also manufacturers Hoover Vacuum Cleaners.

If you are thinking about buying a Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of vacuum cleaner brands is compiled by analysing over 53,000 user and expert reviews and 160+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 3,500 vacuum cleaners.

Dirt Devil are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular and good quality vacuum cleaners and start at $38 for the BD10100 which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a handheld vacuum cleaner and go up to $130 for the BD22052 which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a handheld vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner is $65.

Dirt Devil are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular and good quality vacuum cleaners.

Is Dirt Devil the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?

So are Dirt Devil 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.

Dirt Devil is ranked the No. 4 best vacuum cleaner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Dirt Devil is the 4th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
7,158 reviews
#2
93%
93%
5,609 reviews
#3
Germany
91%
91%
3,217 reviews
#4
United States
85%
85%
1,434 reviews
#5
85%
85%
2,266 reviews
#6
United States
85%
85%
7,190 reviews
#7
84%
84%
5,882 reviews
#8
83%
83%
1,580 reviews
#9
83%
83%
1,653 reviews
#10
Germany
83%
83%
1,245 reviews
#11
82%
82%
424 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
82%
82%
687 reviews
#13
Sealey
82%
82%
40 reviews
#14
Germany
80%
80%
335 reviews
#15
Eufy
77%
77%
314 reviews
#16
Netherlands
77%
77%
295 reviews
#17
Atrix
77%
77%
1 review
#18
Germany
76%
76%
35 reviews
#19
iLife
75%
75%
64 reviews
#20
Koblenz
74%
74%
0 reviews
#21
Denmark
74%
74%
39 reviews
#22
VAX
United States
73%
73%
4,526 reviews
#23
72%
72%
25 reviews
#24
Neato Robotics
72%
72%
144 reviews
#25
South Korea
71%
71%
325 reviews
#26
Neato
69%
69%
97 reviews
#27
Makita
66%
66%
8 reviews
#28
Xiaomi
64%
64%
24 reviews
#29
AEG
Germany
64%
64%
608 reviews
#30
Beko
Turkey
64%
64%
72 reviews
#31
FEIN
63%
63%
3 reviews
#32
Gtech
62%
62%
956 reviews
#33
Zelmer
61%
61%
1 review
#34
Thorne Electric
61%
61%
0 reviews
#35
Snow Joe
61%
61%
0 reviews
#36
Rug Doctor
60%
60%
0 reviews
#37
PowerSmith
59%
59%
0 reviews
#38
Sweden
58%
58%
37 reviews
#39
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
58%
58%
0 reviews
#40
Raycop
58%
58%
0 reviews
#41
Vacmaster
57%
57%
0 reviews
#42
Winkel
57%
57%
0 reviews
#43
Oreck
United States
57%
57%
0 reviews
#44
DeWALT
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Solac
54%
54%
0 reviews
#46
CleanMate
54%
54%
0 reviews
#47
Pifco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#48
Viper
53%
53%
1 review
#49
Taurus
53%
53%
0 reviews
#50
DeLonghi
Italy
53%
53%
0 reviews
#51
Omega
53%
53%
0 reviews
#52
Kirby
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Dirt Devil 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
Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaners

At an average purchase price of $65, Dirt Devil vacuum cleaners tend to be cheaper than most other vacuum cleaner brands. Dirt Devil also have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner being 72%.

The average review score for a Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner is 72%.

There's a smaller selection of Dirt Devil vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 14 Dirt Devil vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner is $40 (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
$245
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,699
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$65
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,899
Price Distribution of Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaners

What Do the Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?

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

Dirt Devil logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
2
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Dirt Devil logo

User Reviews

5 stars
701
4 stars
353
3 stars
134
2 stars
71
1 star
165
Dirt Devil has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands.

Over 57% of expert reviews and 74% of user reviews for Dirt Devil vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 86% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.

Purchasers of Dirt Devil vacuum cleaners frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Dirt Devil 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 Ecovacs iRobot Dyson Samsung Miele Dirt Devil
Trusted Reviews logo
78%
4 reviews
69%
5 reviews
89%
7 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
10 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
55%
4 reviews
80%
8 reviews
93%
8 reviews
80%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
CNET.com logo
72%
9 reviews
71%
7 reviews
59%
8 reviews
50%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
60%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
97%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
67%
6 reviews
01net.com logo
82%
3 reviews
67%
5 reviews
53%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
44%
3 reviews
63%
3 reviews
68%
3 reviews
68%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
70%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
83%
6 reviews
PC Mag logo
40%
3 reviews
70%
4 reviews
70%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
81%
1 review
82%
3 reviews
82%
1 review
81%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
70%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
65%
2 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
3 reviews
75%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
Techradar logo
84%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
75%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
78%
3 reviews
95%
1 review
73%
2 reviews
83%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
82%
3 reviews
85%
1 review
74%
1 review
91%
1 review
100%
1 review
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
80%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
75%
1 review
techstage.de logo
96%
4 reviews
83%
1 review
100%
1 review
examiner.com logo
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
83%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
79%
82 reviews
78%
71 reviews
78%
43 reviews
63%
28 reviews
64%
10 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Average
74%
135 reviews
79%
127 reviews
83%
93 reviews
75%
54 reviews
74%
43 reviews
73%
6 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Dirt Devil 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 Ecovacs iRobot Dyson Samsung Miele Dirt Devil
Expert Reviews logo
1
6
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
2
3
3
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
4
Digitaltrends.com logo
3
2
1
reviewed.com logo
3
1
1
planet-sansfil.com logo
3
2
Which? logo
2
2
altomdata.dk logo
3
androidheadlines.com logo
3
vonguru.fr logo
3
M3.idg.se logo
1
1
1
profesionalreview.com logo
3
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
inputmag.dk logo
3
ixbt.com logo
1
2
newesc.com logo
3
techzine.nl logo
2
Techradar logo
1
1
Pocket Lint logo
2
01net.com logo
2
Other Expert Sites
10
5
6
2
Total
27
26
27
12
10

How Reliable Are Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 53,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Dirt Devil vacuum cleaners. over 50 of these reviews mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% of reviewers think Dirt Devil vacuum cleaners are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

The built in nozzle gets stuck all the time
Bestbuy.com
Crevice tool being built in works well for most jobs
Walmart.com
very well built
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

I then contacted Walmart who sent a new one out even before they had the broken one
Walmart.com
So the only issue with this is that it is not for heavy duty hoovering
amazon.co.uk
Don't plan on using this as a heavy duty vacuum
Bestbuy.com

What is the Best Budget Choice Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner?

Dirt Devil SD12522

$59.90
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1.5kg
HEAVY
0.5L
DUST CAPACITY

At only $59.90 and with a Kagoo Score of 77 the Dirt Devil SD12522 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Washable filter
Crevice tool
Telescopic tube

A cheap and fully featured 0.5L dust capacity, 1.5kg heavy vacuum.

82
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Dirt Devil SD12522 has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the SD12522 in the US is $59.90 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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