Shark is one of the most popular vacuum cleaner brands as well as being well known for its steam cleaners.
We've collated all the key information on Shark vacuum cleaners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 52,000 user and expert reviews and 160+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 3,500 vacuum cleaners to impartially compare each vacuum cleaner brand.
Shark are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular vacuum cleaners. Their vacuum cleaners start at $85 for the HV392 which has a maximum input power of 600W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner and go up to $399 for the IF251 which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Shark vacuum cleaner is $224.
Shark are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular vacuum cleaners.
Is Shark the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?
So are Shark 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.
Shark is ranked the No. 4 best vacuum cleaner brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Shark is the 4th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.
Let's look at how Shark vacuum cleaners compare to the other vacuum cleaner brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Shark Vacuum Cleaners
Shark have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Shark vacuum cleaner being 77%. Shark also have a number of great features including Pet Hair Tool which sets them apart from the competition.
The average review score for a Shark vacuum cleaner is 77%.
There's a smaller selection of Shark vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 10 Shark vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. Shark 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 Shark vacuum cleaner is $25 (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 $271
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price $224
Price Distribution of Shark Vacuum Cleaners
What Do the Shark Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Shark vacuum cleaner to work out the average distribution of reviews for Shark and then compared this to the other vacuum cleaner brands.
Shark has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands.
Over 89% of expert reviews and 94% of user reviews for Shark vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 86% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.
Purchasers of Shark vacuum cleaners frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, easy to empty and easy to move around. Their vacuum cleaners have also won a total of 3 awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Shark 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.
How Many Industry Awards Have Shark Vacuum Cleaners Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 3 industry awards for Shark vacuum cleaners. The table below compares the number of awards received by Shark to other popular vacuum cleaner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 52,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Shark vacuum cleaners. over 830 of these reviews mention reliability of which 95% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Shark vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
95% of reviewers think Shark vacuum cleaners are reliable.
So, most people think that Shark vacuum cleaners are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Shark vacuum cleaners that mention reliability:
Excellent Build Quality
It just not durable on the outside
They are not durable
has a soft roller for hard floors so doesn't scratch the floor amazing
I've broken it down into good
was so excited as mine had broken (Kirby
Mine was broke
Features to Look Out For On Shark Vacuum Cleaners
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Shark vacuum cleaners that set them apart from the competition. These include Pet Hair Tool.