A few VAX Air Silence owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Chris Hall said in his review of the VAX Air Silence on Amazon “The Vax C86-AW-Be Air Silence Eco Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner is a small, compact vacuum cleaner that's easy to lug around your house, up”. Chris Hall also said “In use the compact Vax seems to do everything a larger vacuum cleaner would”. Chris Hall also mentioned “However, with compact cleaners like this one, thick carpets do require an extra effort”.
Six VAX Air Silence owners concluded that the VAX Air Silence was lightweight. Chris Hall mentioned “First impressions of the vacuum cleaner when taking it out of the box for the first time are that it's certainly compact and reasonably lightweight” in his review of the VAX Air Silence. L. Wilson rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “It is lightweight so wasn't struggling”. Laura Smith said on Amazon “Well worth it if you need something more lightweight and portable”.
Three people who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was heavy and bulky. Brett H mentioned three years ago “Light as claimed? Well not really - any heavier and it would be a real pain to lug around” in his review. Shoe Addict said in the same month “It isn't huge so you wouldn't expect it to be too heavy anyway” . Toast scored the VAX Air Silence 80 out of 100 and said two years ago “While the design is not as refined, being a bit bulky and without elegance”.
A number of people said in their reviews that it was thin. Musicfan mentioned on Amazon “The tube on it is thin and often bends stopping the suction”. A few people wrote in their reviews that the VAX Air Silence was easy to carry around. The Dunelmian mentioned in their review of the VAX Air Silence “It is relatively light and easy to move around”.
One person who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was thick. L. Wilson mentioned “I found I had to go over it 2-3 times, maybe the pile on my carpet is thicker” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.