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Should You Buy a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 21 December 2020
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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 59,000 user and expert reviews and 240+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Hoover are recognised for their wide selection of popular and high quality vacuum cleaners. Their vacuum cleaners start at $85 for the CH30000 which has a maximum input power of 888W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a cylinder vacuum cleaner and go up to $199 for the BH53020 which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Hoover vacuum cleaner is $145.

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. 10 best vacuum cleaner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hoover is the 10th 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 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

Hoover have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Hoover vacuum cleaner being 83%.

The average review score for a Hoover vacuum cleaner is 83%.

There's a smaller selection of Hoover vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 11 Hoover vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. Hoover 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 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 $1,549
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$145
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,699
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
2
4 stars
11
3 stars
8
2 stars
0
1 star
1
Hoover logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,882
4 stars
1,927
3 stars
505
2 stars
281
1 star
540
Hoover has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands.

Over 59% of expert reviews and 81% of user reviews for Hoover vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 86% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.

Purchasers of Hoover vacuum cleaners frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, portable and easy to empty. Their vacuum cleaners have also won a total of 2 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 Ecovacs Neato Dyson Miele Hoover
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
50%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
69%
5 reviews
78%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
89%
8 reviews
79%
9 reviews
70%
3 reviews
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
48%
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
79%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
86%
5 reviews
100%
3 reviews
reviewed.com logo
85%
1 review
83%
4 reviews
89%
1 review
74%
1 review
76%
1 review
T3.com logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
85%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
planet-sansfil.com logo
78%
2 reviews
90%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
90%
1 review
60%
1 review
techstage.de logo
83%
1 review
92%
2 reviews
89%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
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
netzwelt.de logo
70%
1 review
69%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
78%
70 reviews
79%
73 reviews
82%
30 reviews
76%
47 reviews
61%
13 reviews
59%
6 reviews
Average
75%
130 reviews
73%
121 reviews
84%
107 reviews
81%
104 reviews
74%
42 reviews
65%
19 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hoover Vacuum Cleaners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 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 2 awards for its vacuum cleaners.

Compare all award winning vacuum cleaners

Number of Awards iRobot Ecovacs Neato Dyson Miele Hoover
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
vonguru.fr logo
4
Digital Versus logo
1
1
2
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
3
M3.idg.se logo
1
2
1
01net.com logo
2
1
profesionalreview.com logo
3
newesc.com logo
3
megaobzor.com/ logo
1
2
altomdata.dk logo
3
androidheadlines.com logo
3
techzine.nl logo
2
Pocket Lint logo
2
smartson.se logo
1
Other Expert Sites
9
1
2
4
2
Total
26
29
17
30
8
2

How Reliable Are Hoover Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 59,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hoover vacuum cleaners. over 1,400 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hoover vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

86% 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

well made
amazon.co.uk
Excellent Build Quality
Argos.co.uk
it will stand up pretty reliably
Amazon
This is not how a vacuum should be built in the first place - it should not stop in the first place
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

not durability
amazon.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
Argos.co.uk
The protective rubber all-round the foot ensures it won't damage any furniture or skirting boards it accidentally knocks into
Amazon
The handle assembly broke in less than a year
Bestbuy.com
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