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Hoover RU70_RU31
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Hoover RU70_RU31 Vacuum Cleaner

700W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.2kg Jun 2015
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
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3 Reasons For

Has a Brush Tool

The RU70_RU31 has a brush tool, unlike most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age to the RU70_RU31 which do not have a brush tool.

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Hoover Has Good Vacuum Reviews

Hoover has good average reviews for its low maximum input power vacuums as well as across its entire vacuum cleaner range compared to other brands.

A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuums of this type and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Operating Radius

The operating radii of low maximum input power vacuums that were released more than a year ago range from 4m to 32m. With an operating radius of only 8 meters, the Hoover RU70_RU31 has a quite small operating radius compared to most of the other vacuums that have been around for a comparable time to the RU70_RU31.

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Very Short Cable Length

The cable lengths of vacuums of a comparable age and spec to the RU70_RU31 range from 5m to 12m. At only 5 meters, the RU70_RU31 has a quite short cable length compared to most of the other low maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to the RU70_RU31.

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Not Cordless

Most vacuums of this age and type are not cordless. The Hoover RU70_RU31 is no exception to this as it too is not cordless.

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Quite Short Cord Length

The cord lengths of vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than a year range from 1.5m to 15m, and the average cord length is 7.4m. With a cord length of only 5 meters, the RU70_RU31 has one of the shorter cord lengths amongst low maximum input power vacuums of this age.

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Very Small Dust Capacity

The average dust capacity of vacuum cleaners of this spec and age is 3.9L, and the dust capacities range from 0.24L to 25L. With a dust capacity of only 2 liters, the RU70_RU31 has a quite small dust capacity compared to most of the other low maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to the RU70_RU31.

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Only D Dust Re-Emission Class

The Hoover RU70_RU31 has a D dust re-emission class which is better than most vacuum cleaners of this spec and age. Most vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to it have an A dust re-emission class. Across all vacuums that are a similar age to the RU70_RU31 the best dust re-emission class is A and the worst is G.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of low maximum input power vacuums that have been around for a comparable time to the RU70_RU31 range from 59dB to 89dB. The noise level of the RU70_RU31 of 88 decibels is one of the loudest amongst low maximum input power vacuums that were released one year ago.

Alternative vacuums with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the RE71VE20001 (87dB), the Dust Manager DM71DM02 (89dB), or the PU71EN01001 (£88.63) (89dB) all from Hoover.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Hoover RU70_RU31

Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is the most frequently supported cleaning type on vacuums of a comparable spec and age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other Dry vacuums currently available including the Numatic Henry Hoover HVR200A (£80.00) which has better reviews.

Vacuum cleaners with a better cleaning type that might also be worth looking at include the VAX Powermax VRS18W (£59.99) (Wet), or the Hoover SE71SZ04001 (£53.49) (Wet) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 5.2 kilograms, the RU70_RU31 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other vacuums of this age and spec.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Hoover released the RU70_RU31.

Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Variable Power Settings
Annual Energy Consumption
Design
Type
Dust Container
Tube
Wheels Material
Dust Capacity
Colour
Tube Material
Performance
Cleaning Type
Operating Radius
Noise Level
Intended Use
Air Filtering
Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class
Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
Dust Re-Emission Class
Cleaning Surface
Ergonomics
Cord Length
Park/storage Assist
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Package Weight
Packaging Content
Brush Tool
Upholstery Nozzle Included
Technical Details
360° Swivel Hose
Cable Length

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover ru70ru31
Barcodes 08016361897229

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