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Hoover WindTunnel
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Hoover WindTunnel Vacuum Cleaner

Upright Vacuum Dry 7.1kg Bagless May 2013
Type Cleaning Type Weight Dust Container Release Date
There's no loss of suction* with Hoover patented WindTunnel technology that removes embedded dirt and minimizes scatter on carpet. Features include: a powerful Hand Tool for precision cleaning, a... More
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6 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Hoover vacuum cleaner received an expert rating of 75% from toptenreviews.com.

Good Owner Reviews

This vacuum has an average owner rating of 82 out of 100 based on 947 owner reviews.

Has a Brush Tool

The WindTunnel has a brush tool. Most of the other vacuums of this age and type do not have a brush tool.

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Easy to Use

One person who purchased it wrote that it was easy to use. Expert website Toptenreviews.com said “This vacuum has excellent filtration and is easy to use with its self-propelled action”.

Good Technical Features

One Hoover WindTunnel owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Toptenreviews.com said “This is a forceful vacuum with an abundance of useful features”.

Hoover Vacuum Cleaners Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,541 expert and user reviews for Hoover vacuums and found that on average Hoover has good reviews. We also found that Hoover has good reviews specifically for its vacuums.

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3 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

Some Hoover WindTunnel owners who purchased the product considered that it was not heavy and bulky. Expert website Reviewed.com said four years ago “It's extremely heavy (20.26 pounds).”. Reviewed.com also wrote “Most heavy, wide vac”.

Heavy

The weights of vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the WindTunnel range from 900g to 12kg, and the average weight is 5kg. The WindTunnel is one of the heavier vacuum cleaners that have been around for around the same time as the WindTunnel (7.1 kilograms) amongst comparable spec vacuums of this age.

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Not Cordless

The WindTunnel is not cordless, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been around for a similar time to the WindTunnel are also not cordless.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Hoover WindTunnel

Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is the most commonly supported cleaning type on vacuums that have been available for a comparable time to it.

Vacuums with a better cleaning type that might also be worth considering include the Electrolux ZB3012 (Wet).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Hoover released the WindTunnel over three years ago.

Specification

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Design
Type
Dust Container
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Performance
Cleaning Type
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Air Filtering
HEPA Filtration System
Filtering
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Weight
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Brush Tool
Crevice Tool
Upholstery Nozzle Included

Expert Reviews

(2)
29 March 2012

You'll notice that the Hoover U6485900 Anniversary WindTunnel's ($220 MSRP) design is similar to Hoover upright bagged vacuums of years' past. It's extremely heavy (20.26 pounds), but is... Read more…

This vacuum has excellent filtration and is easy to use with its self-propelled action...

This is a forceful vacuum with an abundance of useful features
You must change bags and belts

User Reviews

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Reviewed 9 September 2010 by SuperPickyBuyer
SuperPickyBuyer would recommend the Hoover Anniversary WindTunnel U6485900

I searched high and low for a good vacuum at a decent price. I even did extensive research on consumer reports (which rated it one of the top 10 bagged vacuums). The main cons people mentioned... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2009 by LoveMyHoover
LoveMyHoover would recommend the Hoover Anniversary WindTunnel U6485900

Our last Hoover finally died after 12 years, so we bought another one. We are thrilled with this machine! The suction is great and finishes the job in half the time of our old one. We would... Read more…

Reviewed 27 May 2011 by GermanOCD
GermanOCD would recommend the Hoover Anniversary WindTunnel U6485900

I have only had this windtunnel for 2 weeks - but the suction power is great! It does a wonderful job cleaning my furniture and floors. It does have an internal paper bag that requires... Read more…

Reviewed 14 November 2010 by Elisi989
Elisi989 would recommend the Hoover Anniversary WindTunnel U6485900

Ive used the Self-Propelled WindTunnel for a few weeks now and really like it. My old tramped down carpet looks great. The WindTunnel gives you alot of cleaning power for your buck. I like that... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2009 by RespShop
RespShop would recommend the Hoover Anniversary WindTunnel U6485900

Highly rated in a consumer magazine, it is excellent cleaning carpets, but less so on hard floors. Self-propelled, it is easy to use and all attachments are handy...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover uh70801, hoover uh70801p, hoover uh70801pc
Barcodes 00073502031544, 00778295449377, 00787683520468, 00791769565960, 07755347801331, 09192985632022

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