Close

Loading image...
VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B Vacuum Cleaner

1,350W 10.3kg Feb 2014
Maximum Input Power Weight Release Date
Remove dust, germs and deep stains from your carpets with the Vax Dual V Advance W87-DV-B Upright Carpet Cleaner. An essential for home owners Ideal for households with pets and allergies, the Vax... More
Prices will go up £10
within 2 weeks. 64% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Amazon UK
VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B from Amazon UK
£344.00
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Go to Store
The Original Factory Shop
£159.00
Delivery unknown
In stock
Go to Store
Allgoods-Direct
£199.99
Out of stock
Go to Store
Sabalex
£223.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

10 Reasons For

Nice Design

Two VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewers reckoned that the product was neat. Littleowl mentioned on Amazon “Maybe Vax want you to use the solution neat so you have to buy more frequently (it's not exactly cheap” in their review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewer thought it was good looking. Littleowl wrote in their review on Amazon last year “Pretty Impressive”. One person who purchased the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B said that it was well designed.

Read more Less

Easy to Use

A number of customers concluded that this vacuum cleaner was easy to use. Artemisrhi wrote on Amazon “I am pleased with the result and will continue to use it to clean my rugs.” in their review but despite that they only scored it 60 out of 100.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Mr. Guy Mcevoy he wrote “It was also very easy to put together (our last model was not” in his VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B review.

Read more Less

Good Support

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good customer support. One person considered that it had good technical guidance. Alexander Bryce wrote in his review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B “With the help of an excellent instruction manual I had it assembled in no time”.

Good Product Quality

A few customers who bought the product agreed that it was good quality. Alexander Bryce mentioned on Amazon “It is very well designed and although the unit is slightly bigger than an average vacuum the additional features for upholstery”. Alexander Bryce also wrote “It is a high quality efficient machine so whether it is worth the price will depend on how often it is used”.

Easy to Empty

One VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewer thought it was easy to empty. Alexander Bryce mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Easy to empty the dirty water tank” in his review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B and gave the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B a score of 5 stars.

Good Suction

One VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had good suction.

Good Filter

One VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewer who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it had a good filter. Marand mentioned in their review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B “Some water did pool in the area where the clean water tank sits – I only discovered this when I tipped the machine back to clear the lint filter”.

Reasonably Priced

A few people who purchased it said that it was good value for money. Alexander Bryce said on Amazon “As for value for money”. Last year Littleowl said in their review “Try it diluted, you can experiment as to what is effective and could save yourself money!”. Marand scored the product 4 stars and wrote “They quickly show up the dirt so having my own carpet cleaner saves money over bringing in an external service or hiring a machine, as well as being more convenient”.

VAX Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

Whilst VAX is one of the better rated vacuum cleaner brands according to average expert and user reviews, VAX has unexceptional reviews specifically for its high maximum input power vacuums.

Chart

Fairly Long Cord Length

Across all the high maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B the cord lengths range from 2.1m to 15m, and the average cord length is 6.8m. At 10 meters, the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B has a quite long cord length compared to most of the other vacuums of a comparable type and age to the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B.

Chart Edit

8 Reasons Against

Poor Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this high maximum input power vacuum cleaner on average 64%. Owners don't rate this vacuum very highly.

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B does not have a brush tool, although keep in mind that most of the other vacuums of this age and type also do not have a brush tool.

We compared this vacuum to all the other vacuums with a brush tool and we think the Complete C3 PowerLine[pl_2476480_price], the S6210 Power[pl_1786797_price], or the S5261 Cat & Dog[pl_2476482_price] all from Miele which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not Robust

Some VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewers considered that it was not well made. Sean5302 mentioned “Gimcrack build, unreliable, fire risk” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Not Good in Terms of Size

Four VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewers said that the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B was not heavy and bulky. Alexander Bryce mentioned “Fairly heavy to handle when loaded.” in his review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B. Littleowl wrote “It is a large and heavy machine, made from a brittle plastic so if you aren't careful with it I imagine it would break easily” in their review. Two years ago Marand mentioned in their review “Bulky & powerful”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was not noisy. Mr. Guy Mcevoy said in his review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B on Amazon “Also, be aware it is a noisy beast”.

Price Has Recently Increased by £10.01

In the last 56 days the price of the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B has increased by £10.01.

Heavy

The VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B is one of the heavier comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for around the same time as the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B (10.3 kilograms) amongst high maximum input power vacuums of this age. Vacuums that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 5.7g and 110kg, and the average weight is 7.1kg.

Alternative vacuums with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the S5211[pl_1919082_price] (7.9kg), or the S5261 Cat & Dog[pl_2476482_price] (9.8kg) both from Miele or the AEG UCORIGIN[plb_1721344_price] (9.1kg) which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not Cordless

Like most of the other vacuums that are a similar age to the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B, the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B is not cordless.

Chart Edit

1 Other reason to consider the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when VAX released the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B.

Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
Design
Colour
Performance
Cleaning Type
Ergonomics
Cord Length
Dust Bag Full Indicator
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Brush Tool
Upholstery Nozzle Included
Cleaning Brush
Other Features
Special Feature
Weight
Dimensions
Water Tank Capacity
Technical Details
Dirty Water Tank Capacity

User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 24 September 2015 by Littleowl

This is my first ever carpet cleaner so wasn't sure what to expect (apart from hopefully clean carpets). It is a large and heavy machine, made from a brittle plastic so if you aren't careful with... Read more…

This is the 2nd Vax we have had . The first dispensed too much water on our carpet and Vax paid for a professional clean and gave us a new Vax Dual V as a replacement. The machine is less than a... Read more…

Reviewed 6 November 2014 by Jen
(Verified Purchase)

Machine is really good almost removed a really bad stain on the first use we were impressed with how much dirt it got from a small area, we will certainly be using it a a regular basis did not... Read more…

I have the previous version of this and have not been disappointed but this newer version not only frustrated me but in all honesty really didn't clean as well as my own old and battered one in my... Read more…

Reviewed 30 September 2014 by Mr. Guy Mcevoy | 11 Comments

This is our second Vax carpet cleaner. In general we're happy with it. I'll say up front the most important thing: it has cleaned the carpets very well. It was also very easy to put together (our... Read more…

Reviewed 20 September 2014 by Sean5302

Most of the reviews here seem to be from the Amazon Vine Programme. Vax have apparently given machines to people free, so as to review them. A cynic might say Vax wanted favourable reviews and are... Read more…

Reviewed 14 September 2014 by Marand

We already have one of the Vax drum carpet cleaners which is very effective at getting carpets clean. I have hankered after one of these upright versions for a while but felt I couldn't justify it... Read more…

Reviewed 30 August 2014 by Artemisrhi

As Carpet washers gp (rather than what they show you in the ads!) this one is very good. I have washed four rugs and all have come up looking much cleaner and much brighter. Great. Pros #Rugs... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2014 by Alexander Bryce

Arrived in a huge well packed box and with the help of an excellent instruction manual I had it assembled in no time. It comes with a starter bottle of detergent so without delay good to go . It... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

UPDATE 2/1/15 it is officially JUNK less than a year old and today it has watered the carpet but no suction. Result one very wet carpet PREVIOUS REVIEW Putting it together: This came in sturdy... Read more…

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vax w87, vax w87d, vax w87dv, about w87, about w87d, vax w87dvb, about w87dv, about rkww87, about w87dvb, about rkww87d, about rkww87dv, about rkww87dvb
Barcodes 00798256087264, 05012512142029

Save Money with These Great Vacuum Cleaner Vouchers & Offers

£20 Off
Voucher
Get an extra £20 Off for an order over £250
Valid 30 Nov 16 - 13 Dec 16
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
£20 Off
Voucher
£20 Off a £200+ spend
Valid 1 Nov 16 - 31 Jan 17
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17

See How Other Vacuum Cleaners Compare to the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

Complete C3 PowerLine vs Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

Miele Complete C3 PowerLine vs VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B
Miele Complete C3 PowerLine VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B
£ £159.00
Significantly Shorter
User Reviews Are Significantly Better
Lighter
Seven Months Newer
A Lot Shorter Cord Length
13% Wider

BSGL5ZOO2 vs Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

Bosch BSGL5ZOO2 vs VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B
Bosch BSGL5ZOO2 VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B
£ 253.96 £159.00
2x Narrower
Significantly Shorter
Lighter
Seven Months Newer
13% Lower Maximum Input Power

Charles Hoover CVC370 vs Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

Numatic Charles Hoover CVC370 vs VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B
Numatic Charles Hoover CVC370 VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B
£ 129.00 £159.00
590mm Shorter
Narrower
3.2kg Lighter
Newer by Five Months
Moderately Deeper
Feedback