Thorne Electric U-40


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Thorne Electric U-40

Thorne Electric U-40

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An economical to run and good spec 600W upright vacuum cleaner, but representing only middle of the road value for money
600W Upright Dry 5.2kg Jan 2013
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Thorne Electric U-40 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Thorne Electric U-40 number 107 across all vacuum cleaners.
Value for Money
Good Features
Running Costs
$120 Over 10 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuums 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has running costs of $120 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,397 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Energy efficient
Low noise only 63.3 db
Powerful 5 amp motor
Lightweight, just 11.4 lb
35 ft. line cord
No tools required to access belt and brushroll
Resistant ABS hood and chassis
Electrical rating: 120 v~ 60hz
CFM: 120
Quite low maximum input power
Not cordless

Thorne Electric U-40 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 10 year running cost of the U-40 is $120 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,397 vacuums.

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Average Weight

The Thorne Electric U-40's weight of 5.2kg is pretty standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is heavier than 62% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Thorne Electric U-40 of only 63.3dB is in the quietest 4% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature. Vacuums have noise levels of between 28dB and 91dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

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Quite Low Maximum Input Power

The Thorne Electric U-40 has one of the lower maximum input powers (only 600 Watts) amongst vacuums of this age. The average maximum input power of vacuums is 1,100W, and the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W.

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Not Cordless

Like most other vacuum cleaners, the Thorne Electric U-40 is not cordless. 94% of vacuums are not cordless.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

thorne electric 0033456


00099053033370, 00990530333702

Thorne Electric U-40


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