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Should You Buy a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 17 August 2021
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should you buy a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner?

Hoover is one of the most popular vacuum cleaner brands as well as being well known for its washing machines, steam cleaners and fridge freezers. The company behind Hoover also manufacturers Oreck, Dirt Devil and VAX Vacuum Cleaners.

If you are wondering how Hoover 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.

Hoover are recognised for their wide selection of popular and high quality vacuum cleaners and start at $59 for the WHIRLWIND EVO which has a maximum input power of 750W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner and go up to $317 for the Quest 1000 which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a robot vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Hoover vacuum cleaner is $132.

Hoover are recognised for their wide selection of popular and high quality vacuum cleaners.

Is Hoover the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?

So are Hoover 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.

Hoover is ranked the No. 5 best vacuum cleaner brand.

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

#1
95%
95%
10,207 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
93%
93%
10,813 reviews
#3
Germany
93%
93%
5,747 reviews
#4
Eufy
91%
91%
3,467 reviews
#5
United States
89%
89%
10,849 reviews
#6
88%
88%
3,880 reviews
#7
87%
87%
3,725 reviews
#8
United States
87%
87%
3,914 reviews
#9
84%
84%
765 reviews
#10
Sealey
84%
84%
100 reviews
#11
United Kingdom
84%
84%
3,689 reviews
#12
Germany
83%
83%
4,063 reviews
#13
Germany
83%
83%
1,832 reviews
#14
Germany
82%
82%
361 reviews
#15
iLife
81%
81%
141 reviews
#16
Neato
80%
80%
3,862 reviews
#17
80%
80%
8,467 reviews
#18
78%
78%
5,895 reviews
#19
AEG
Germany
78%
78%
1,581 reviews
#20
VAX
United States
77%
77%
9,392 reviews
#21
Netherlands
75%
75%
1,724 reviews
#22
Denmark
74%
74%
56 reviews
#23
Atrix
74%
74%
11 reviews
#24
Rug Doctor
73%
73%
86 reviews
#25
Koblenz
71%
71%
0 reviews
#26
Roidmi
70%
70%
46 reviews
#27
Makita
69%
69%
138 reviews
#28
Zanussi
Italy
68%
68%
401 reviews
#29
Ewbank
67%
67%
71 reviews
#30
Taurus
67%
67%
984 reviews
#31
PowerSmith
66%
66%
1 review
#32
Xiaomi
66%
66%
313 reviews
#33
Oreck
United States
65%
65%
2 reviews
#34
Gtech
64%
64%
603 reviews
#35
Beko
Turkey
64%
64%
393 reviews
#36
63%
63%
63 reviews
#37
South Korea
63%
63%
286 reviews
#38
Sweden
63%
63%
179 reviews
#39
LG
South Korea
62%
62%
36 reviews
#40
Raycop
60%
60%
0 reviews
#41
Germany
59%
59%
64 reviews
#42
Snow Joe
58%
58%
0 reviews
#43
Vacmaster
58%
58%
0 reviews
#44
Thorne Electric
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Kirby
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
54%
54%
0 reviews
#47
Panasonic
Japan
54%
54%
0 reviews
#48
CleanMate
54%
54%
0 reviews
#49
Pifco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#50
Omega
53%
53%
0 reviews
#51
Viper
53%
53%
1 review
#52
DeLonghi
Italy
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Hoover 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
Hoover Vacuum Cleaners

There's a wide selection of Hoover vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with 10 Hoover vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. Hoover also have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Hoover vacuum cleaner being 81%.

The average review score for a Hoover vacuum cleaner is 81%.

Hoover have a number of great features including Telescopic Handle and easy clean brushbar which sets them apart from the competition.

Hoover vacuum cleaners 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 Hoover 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
$182
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,049
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$132
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,049
Price Distribution of Hoover Vacuum Cleaners

What Do the Hoover Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?

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

Hoover logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
3
4 stars
13
3 stars
7
2 stars
0
1 star
1
Hoover logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,840
4 stars
2,532
3 stars
813
2 stars
486
1 star
1,136
Hoover 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 77% of user reviews for Hoover vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 84% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.

Purchasers of Hoover vacuum cleaners frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, easy to empty and portable. Their vacuum cleaners have also won a total of 6 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Hoover 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 Dyson Neato Ecovacs Miele Hoover
Les Numeriques.com logo
72%
10 reviews
92%
10 reviews
97%
7 reviews
53%
3 reviews
70%
4 reviews
50%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
69%
5 reviews
86%
11 reviews
85%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
77%
11 reviews
83%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
72%
9 reviews
71%
7 reviews
73%
16 reviews
PC Mag logo
72%
5 reviews
70%
3 reviews
78%
4 reviews
43%
4 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
83%
7 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
2 reviews
100%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
67%
6 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
58%
1 review
62%
1 review
63%
4 reviews
44%
3 reviews
68%
2 reviews
48%
2 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
61%
2 reviews
63%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
76%
4 reviews
79%
1 review
01net.com logo
67%
5 reviews
70%
5 reviews
60%
1 review
Chip.de logo
80%
2 reviews
82%
1 review
86%
1 review
65%
4 reviews
81%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
1 review
84%
2 reviews
69%
4 reviews
72%
1 review
68%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
73%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
77%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
75%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
80%
3 reviews
77%
3 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
73%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
60%
1 review
pricerunner.dk logo
60%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
gadgetreview.com logo
88%
3 reviews
93%
4 reviews
91%
1 review
techstage.de logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
78%
3 reviews
92%
2 reviews
pricerunner.se logo
30%
1 review
50%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
50%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
dinside.no/data logo
79%
4 reviews
83%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
76%
75 reviews
76%
58 reviews
80%
29 reviews
78%
59 reviews
72%
18 reviews
55%
7 reviews
Average
72%
137 reviews
77%
120 reviews
80%
93 reviews
68%
90 reviews
73%
63 reviews
63%
21 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hoover Vacuum Cleaners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 6 industry awards for Hoover vacuum cleaners. The table below compares the number of awards received by Hoover to other popular vacuum cleaner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Hoover has won 6 awards for its vacuum cleaners.

Compare all award winning vacuum cleaners

Number of Awards iRobot Dyson Neato Ecovacs Miele Hoover
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
8
5
1
Trusted Reviews logo
3
7
1
2
2
Expert Reviews logo
1
4
2
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
1
2
3
Which? logo
4
2
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
2
2
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
4
profesionalreview.com logo
4
megaobzor.com/ logo
1
3
Digital Versus logo
1
2
1
01net.com logo
2
1
planet-sansfil.com logo
3
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
3
T3.com logo
2
1
Pocket Lint logo
2
1
gagadget.com logo
2
in.pcmag.com logo
2
techzine.nl logo
2
Chip.de logo
1
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
1
Other Expert Sites
10
7
2
7
3
1
Total
25
43
18
22
17
6

How Reliable Are Hoover Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hoover vacuum cleaners. over 2,200 of these reviews mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hoover vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

85% of reviewers think Hoover vacuum cleaners are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Mediocre Build Quality
Argos.co.uk
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amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Hoover Vacuum Cleaners

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Hoover vacuum cleaners that set them apart from the competition. These include Telescopic Handle and easy clean brushbar.

Hoover Telescopic Handle

Hoover vacuum cleaners that feature Telescopic Handle include the Hoover WHIRLWIND EVO ($0).

Hoover Easy Clean Brushbar

Hoover vacuum cleaners that feature easy clean brushbar include the Hoover WHIRLWIND EVO ($0).

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