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20 Reasons For
Excellent Owner Reviews
The average owner rating of this vacuum is fantastic based on 24 owner reviews. If all the vacuums that came out in the last year are ranked by average owner review score then this VAX vacuum is in the top 6%.
Easy to Use
A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to use. Andrew Kerr gave the product an excellent review score and he mentioned this year “It's easy to use, gliding around tackling corners, sofas, along skirting boards”. This month David Cranson he mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Easy to use, picks up well”. P. A. Ward mentioned a few weeks ago “So easy to use, vacuuming doesn't seem a chore as it's so quick” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.
Some people said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to assemble. In December this year Campbell said in their review on Amazon “It was easy to put together after it arrived” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. In December Witchofthewest said “Plus points Lightweight Easy to put together Easy to empty”.
Several people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was easy to setup. A few weeks ago Marcoscu mentioned “Are a bit fiddly to set up” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Mrs V she wrote on Amazon this year “Out of the box it takes minutes to set up (clip in handle” in her VAX U85-ACLG-B review.
One person who reviewed it considered that it had a good experience. This month Metacritic gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Very nice vacuuming experience” in their review.
A number of VAX U85-ACLG-B reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product had good suction. A. Skudder wrote in their review “The suction is good too” and rated it as very good. In December Andrew Kerr scored the product very highly and he wrote “For a cordless model it has very good suction especially on hard floors or shallow carpets”. This year C. Ball rated it 80 out of 100 and said “It's got good suction and the 'boost' button ramps it up even more, although I would imagine sustained use on this setting would drain the battery faster”.
A number of customers who bought the product considered that it was well made. Tech 2.0 scored this vacuum cleaner very highly and wrote “Solid cordless” in their VAX U85-ACLG-B review. Tech 2.0 also wrote “Overall a solid effort from VAX”. In December Witchofthewest scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “The machine feels so well built that I doubt that you will need to use the warranty”.
One customer thought this vacuum cleaner was strong and durable. Shpadoinkle scored the VAX U85-ACLG-B very highly and said in their review a few weeks ago “Good quality and durable, with an attractive design”.
A number of VAX U85-ACLG-B owners who bought it considered that it was good looking. Alison Towers said on Amazon in December this year “This was beautifully packed, with lots of protective cardboard origami”. Andrew Kerr wrote in his review of the VAX U85-ACLG-B on Amazon “This Vax is also pretty lightweight at just over 5kg” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Campbell gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the VAX U85-ACLG-B “The amount of dust and debris it picked up in one room was pretty good”.
Some people who bought the VAX U85-ACLG-B concluded that it was a good design.
Easy to Empty
A few VAX U85-ACLG-B owners considered that it was easy to empty. A. Skudder gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote a few weeks ago “The only downside is having to empty the cylinder out so often, because it sucks up so well”. A. Skudder also wrote “It is really easy to empty”. This month David Cranson mentioned on Amazon “I would recommend emptying it after every clean” in his review.
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Good Battery Life
Ten people who reviewed the VAX U85-ACLG-B reckoned that it had a good battery life. In December Andrew Kerr rated it as excellent and he wrote “It also features a long life lithium battery with a quoted running time of 30 minutes” in his review of the VAX U85-ACLG-B. Campbell mentioned on Amazon “This will drain teh battery more quickly”. Kat Man Do wrote on Amazon “The only things I can find as a con; is that the battery is huge”.
One VAX U85-ACLG-B owner who purchased the VAX U85-ACLG-B reckoned that it was quick to charge.
Good Product Quality
Several customers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good quality. C. Ball mentioned on Amazon “Quality vacuum - powerful, cordless, holds a charge” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated this vacuum cleaner 4 stars. Marcoscu wrote this month “If you want a good quality and powerful cleaner as a supplement to you usual machine this would be a good buy”. Witchofthewest scored it very highly and wrote this year “Is so easy to navigate with its swivel head Very good suction for a cordless model Works well on hard floors Much better quality” in their review.
A number of VAX U85-ACLG-B reviewers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was lightweight. Metacritic scored the product very highly and said in their review of the VAX U85-ACLG-B “In use the lightweight, cordless functionality”. In December this year Mrs V mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Lightweight With Great Manoeuverability”. A few weeks ago Sockymon mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight Cleaner”.
Several VAX U85-ACLG-B owners thought this vacuum cleaner was easy to carry around. Alison Towers wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “It is light, at 5Kg, so easy to carry up and down stairs”. In December this year Tech 2.0 mentioned “Extremely manoeuvrable and easy to carry up the stairs etc” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.
Several people said that the VAX U85-ACLG-B was heavy and bulky. Gogol gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Not too heavy in fact the vacuum in its entirety is not very heavy which again is a big plus”. Shpadoinkle said in their review of this vacuum cleaner in December “Its not heavy either; i am not strong” .
A few VAX U85-ACLG-B owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good body shape. Kat Man Do mentioned on Amazon “When the cylinder is detached from the main body; simple one catch release” in their VAX U85-ACLG-B review. A few weeks ago L. W. Newton mentioned on Amazon “Just as powerful especially on pet hairs, maneuvering the cleaner is easy due to the body being extremely flexible” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.
A number of VAX U85-ACLG-B reviewers concluded that the VAX U85-ACLG-B was a good weight. A few weeks ago Katherine mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner “As the vacuum is lighter in weight than many uprights, its easy on the wrist” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Also a few weeks ago Setter Man wrote on Amazon “A total weight of 5kg is noticeable in use” in their review.
Some VAX U85-ACLG-B owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to move around. A few weeks ago Tech 2.0 mentioned in their VAX U85-ACLG-B review on Amazon “The vacuum is both pleasingly lightweight and compact enough for easy manoeuvring” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
A number of VAX U85-ACLG-B owners mentioned that this vacuum cleaner was good value for money. This month Andrew Kerr gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Functionality is excellent considering the price tag, you would seriously struggle to find something better at this price” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. In December this year Metacritic gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Then neither is the price”. Mrs V scored the VAX U85-ACLG-B 80 out of 100 and she wrote in December “Light, then this is a good option at a good price and totally cordless! Finally the machine has a 6yr guarantee”.
A number of VAX U85-ACLG-B reviewers who reviewed it thought it was a bargain for the price. Kat Man Do wrote on Amazon “Left it on overnight charge - cheap rate electric”. Marcoscu gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “We keep ours in the kitchen where it can be easily accessed to deal with spills and general minor build ups of dust”. This year Tech 2.0 rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars and mentioned “I also felt the hose looked cheap and I’d be worried about that breaking” in their review of the VAX U85-ACLG-B.
The U85-ACLG-B is one the best selling vacuum currently available for sale according to sales data from Amazon.
Good Technical Features
A few people said in their reviews that it had good features. A. Skudder said in their review of this vacuum cleaner this month “The best features are” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. In December this year L. W. Newton wrote on Amazon “Convenient and has some great features”.
A number of customers who bought it wrote that it had a good brush. In December I Don't Have a Pen Name said on Amazon “The Vax has a powerful electric brush” and scored the product 5 stars. This year Kat Man Do gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the VAX U85-ACLG-B “Again, this can be done fairly easily as the brush housing has a quick release that enables you to get to the roller”. This month Katherine said “The foot of the vacuum has a brush, which you can switch on or off to suit your needs”.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was quiet. This month Alison Towers wrote in her review of the VAX U85-ACLG-B on Amazon “Is also quieter than my 1997 Dyson DC01”. In December this year Tech 2.0 mentioned “I should also mention that by comparison with previous vacuums it’s reasonably quiet”.
One customer said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was noisy.
Some VAX U85-ACLG-B reviewers who reviewed the VAX U85-ACLG-B reckoned that it had a good filter. P. A. Ward wrote in their review of the VAX U85-ACLG-B this year “The filter is easily removed and cleaned when you need to” . Witchofthewest mentioned in the same month “The only things that might need replacing are the filter” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.
Good At Cleaning Pet Hair
One VAX U85-ACLG-B reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Kat Man Do mentioned on Amazon “If, like me, you've a house full of pets, you'll probably find the roller gets pretty full of pet hair and needs cleaning every now”.
One customer who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it had good technical guidance. Mrs V scored it 4 stars and she said on Amazon a few weeks ago “The battery comes with a charge stand and the instructions state it takes 10hrs to charge from flat.”.
Just Released Six Months Ago
This vacuum is one of the newest vacuum cleaners to be released. As such it is likely to use better technology than some of the older vacuum cleaners.
We calculated the average reviews for all VAX vacuum cleaners and also specifically for VAX vacuums and found that in both cases VAX had good reviews.
3 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Brush Tool
The U85-ACLG-B does not have a brush tool, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other vacuums that have been on the market for a similar time to the U85-ACLG-B also do not have a brush tool.
Poor Power Cord
One VAX U85-ACLG-B reviewer who bought the VAX U85-ACLG-B concluded that it did not have a good power cord. Metacritic mentioned in their review on Amazon this year “The freedom of not having a power cord is amazing and really does make vacuuming a complete room much quicker”.
Like most of the other new vacuums, the U85-ACLG-B is not cordless.
If you want a vacuum that is cordless then you might also want to consider the Imetec Piuma Force[plb_3309353_price].
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