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Should You Buy a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 22 February 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 27,000 user and expert reviews and 140+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Hoover are recognised for their wide selection of popular and good quality vacuum cleaners and start at $80 for the UH72400 which has a maximum input power of 1,300W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner and go up to $318 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 good 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. 4 best vacuum cleaner brand.

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

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
9,100 reviews
#2
94%
94%
6,671 reviews
#3
Germany
92%
92%
4,301 reviews
#4
United States
90%
90%
7,526 reviews
#5
Eufy
89%
89%
941 reviews
#6
United States
88%
88%
2,045 reviews
#7
88%
88%
1,719 reviews
#8
United Kingdom
88%
88%
2,218 reviews
#9
88%
88%
2,521 reviews
#10
Germany
85%
85%
1,478 reviews
#11
84%
84%
5,877 reviews
#12
Germany
83%
83%
46 reviews
#13
82%
82%
421 reviews
#14
Neato
82%
82%
1,468 reviews
#15
Germany
82%
82%
301 reviews
#16
81%
81%
2,087 reviews
#17
iLife
81%
81%
64 reviews
#18
Sealey
81%
81%
40 reviews
#19
Netherlands
80%
80%
390 reviews
#20
South Korea
76%
76%
135 reviews
#21
Koblenz
75%
75%
0 reviews
#22
Denmark
75%
75%
47 reviews
#23
VAX
United States
74%
74%
4,941 reviews
#24
AEG
Germany
73%
73%
860 reviews
#25
Oreck
United States
73%
73%
1 review
#26
Beko
Turkey
70%
70%
127 reviews
#27
Atrix
70%
70%
1 review
#28
69%
69%
26 reviews
#29
Zanussi
Italy
68%
68%
151 reviews
#30
Xiaomi
64%
64%
32 reviews
#31
PowerSmith
63%
63%
1 review
#32
Moneual
63%
63%
6 reviews
#33
Roidmi
62%
62%
2 reviews
#34
LG
South Korea
61%
61%
43 reviews
#35
Gtech
60%
60%
2 reviews
#36
Tower
60%
60%
8 reviews
#37
Rug Doctor
60%
60%
0 reviews
#38
Sweden
60%
60%
40 reviews
#39
Makita
60%
60%
8 reviews
#40
Raycop
59%
59%
0 reviews
#41
Snow Joe
59%
59%
0 reviews
#42
Taurus
58%
58%
0 reviews
#43
Dusty Bin
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
Thorne Electric
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Vacmaster
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
Germany
55%
55%
6 reviews
#47
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
55%
55%
0 reviews
#48
DeWALT
54%
54%
0 reviews
#49
FEIN
54%
54%
0 reviews
#50
CleanMate
54%
54%
0 reviews
#51
Pifco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#52
Kirby
53%
53%
0 reviews
#53
Viper
53%
53%
1 review
#54
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 20 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 80%.

The average review score for a Hoover vacuum cleaner is 80%.

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 $1,349
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$132
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,449
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
1
4 stars
5
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
1
Hoover logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,014
4 stars
471
3 stars
165
2 stars
98
1 star
198
Hoover has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands.

Over 60% of expert reviews and 76% of user reviews for Hoover vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 88% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.

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

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 Ecovacs iRobot Dyson Neato Miele Hoover
CNET.com logo
71%
5 reviews
70%
3 reviews
69%
19 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
4 reviews
92%
5 reviews
91%
7 reviews
88%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
47%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
65%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews
84%
5 reviews
75%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
60%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
100%
4 reviews
100%
2 reviews
67%
6 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
44%
3 reviews
70%
1 review
72%
1 review
60%
3 reviews
68%
2 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
78%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
88%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
01net.com logo
78%
2 reviews
71%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
PC Mag logo
40%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
83%
4 reviews
85%
1 review
74%
1 review
76%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
78%
3 reviews
76%
4 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
70%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
65%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
60%
1 review
examiner.com logo
100%
3 reviews
93%
3 reviews
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
74%
5 reviews
90%
1 review
Chip.de logo
81%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
planet-sansfil.com logo
90%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
95%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
netzwelt.de logo
69%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
83%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
79%
56 reviews
79%
42 reviews
80%
32 reviews
85%
18 reviews
63%
13 reviews
69%
3 reviews
Average
73%
113 reviews
81%
74 reviews
81%
63 reviews
81%
62 reviews
70%
37 reviews
68%
9 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hoover Vacuum Cleaners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Hoover 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 Neato Miele Hoover
Expert Reviews logo
1
4
2
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
3
2
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
3
1
planet-sansfil.com logo
3
2
vonguru.fr logo
4
reviewed.com logo
4
Which? logo
1
2
altomdata.dk logo
3
profesionalreview.com logo
3
01net.com logo
1
1
Pocket Lint logo
2
Digital Versus logo
1
1
techzine.nl logo
2
Techradar logo
1
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
1
newgadgets.de logo
1
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
newesc.com logo
1
Other Expert Sites
2
4
4
1
Total
24
17
18
7
7

How Reliable Are Hoover Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 27,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hoover vacuum cleaners. over 970 of these reviews mention reliability of which 87% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hoover vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

87% 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

Good Build Quality
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Mediocre Build Quality
Argos.co.uk
The other downside is less down to engineering trade offs
amazon.co.uk
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