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#1

90

AIRBELT E1

Sebo AIRBELT E1

14 Reviews + 1 Award
Trusted Reviews - Editor's Choice
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£159.99

Amazon UK
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700W
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5.2kg
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£66
Over 10 years
Jun 2017
The highest scoring cylinder vacuum cleaner on the market, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
#2

88

Complete C2

Miele Complete C2

582 Reviews
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£129.00

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700W
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4.8kg
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£63
Over 10 years
Nov 2016
A very popular and excellently reviewed 700W cylinder vacuum, with a sensationally reasonable price and good features
#3

87

C2 Excellence EcoLine

Miele C2 Excellence EcoLine

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£124.00

Hughes
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700W
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4.8kg
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£63
Over 10 years
Dec 2016
An award winning and top-value 700W cylinder vacuum, with very low running costs and good features
#4

87

CCMBPCV1P1

VAX CCMBPCV1P1

82 Reviews
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£40.99

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800W
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4.3kg
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£61
Over 10 years
Sep 2015
The highest scoring vacuum cleaner under £50, with good features and fantastic user reviews
#5

87

Complete C3 EcoLine

Miele Complete C3 EcoLine

215 Reviews + 1 Award
Expert Reviews - Best Buy
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£148.99

PC World Business
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800W
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5.4kg
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£59
Over 10 years
May 2015
A top-value and very economical to run 800W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with a Best Buy award from one expert review website
#6

87

ZAN3002EL

Zanussi ZAN3002EL

242 Reviews
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£49.99

Tylers Online
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1,400W
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4.4kg
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£120
Over 10 years
Apr 2015
The top scoring vacuum under £100, with low running costs and good features
#7

87

WD 3

Kärcher WD 3

58 Reviews
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£65.29

Wellindal
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1,000W
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£250
Over 10 years
Jul 2017
A stunningly cheap and best selling 1,000W drum vacuum cleaner, with alright running costs and good features
#8

87

Complete C3 PowerLine

Miele Complete C3 PowerLine

151 Reviews
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£167.95

Electricshop
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1,600W
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5.4kg
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£110
Over 10 years
Oct 2015
A highly rated and top-quality 1,600W cylinder vacuum, with a fair price and low running costs
#9

86

Complete C2 Allergy Powerline

Miele Complete C2 Allergy Powerline

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£129.00

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1,200W
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6kg
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£110
Over 10 years
Feb 2016
A top-value and positively reviewed 1,200W cylinder vacuum, with good features and low running costs
#10

86

GL-30

Bosch GL‑30

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£101.69

Amazon UK
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600W
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4.3kg
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£66
Over 10 years
Aug 2017
An astonishingly cheap and newly released 600W cylinder vacuum, with great user reviews and good features
#11

86

Complete C3

Miele Complete C3

401 Reviews + 2 Awards
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£199.99

Currys
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800W
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5.4kg
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£59
Over 10 years
May 2015
An award winning and very popular 800W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
#12

86

FM144B2

Hoover FM144B2

5 Reviews
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£49.50

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1,400W
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Drum
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2.7kg
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£340
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
A top-rated and bargain price 1,400W drum vacuum cleaner, with average running costs and one of the lightest weights available
#13

86

Compact C2

Miele Compact C2

439 Reviews + 1 Award
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£119.00

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1,200W
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4.8kg
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£100
Over 10 years
Aug 2014
A top-value and award winning 1,200W cylinder vacuum, with great features and low running costs
#14

86

UltraOne

Electrolux UltraOne

11 Reviews
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£39.02

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£310
Over 10 years
Oct 2013
A top-value and classic 2,200W cylinder vacuum, with satisfactory running costs and very good features
#15

86

WV5 Premium Window Vacuum Cleaner

Kärcher WV5 Premium Window Vacuum Cleaner

100 Reviews
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£43.99

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Jul 2015
A breathtakingly light weight and best selling drum dry vacuum, with good features and an astonishingly cheap price
#16

86

Air Cordless

VAX Air Cordless

659 Reviews + 1 Award
Pocket Lint - Recommended
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£30.17

Amazon UK
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1,400W
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4.6kg
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£340
Over 10 years
Jun 2016
The highest scoring upright vacuum cleaner around, with average running costs and an industry award
#17

86

Air Reach

VAX Air Reach

957 Reviews
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£59.99

Student Computers
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820W
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4.9kg
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£200
Over 10 years
Jun 2016
A low cost and excellently reviewed 820W upright vacuum cleaner, with satisfactory running costs and good features
#18

86

ASPC7120

AEG ASPC7120

16 Reviews
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£146.24

Amazon UK
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800W
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6.8kg
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£61
Over 10 years
Nov 2015
A top-value and very economical to run 800W cylinder vacuum, with good features and excellent user reviews
#19

86

Henry

Numatic Henry

595 Reviews + 1 Award
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£36.99

Cleanstore
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1,200W
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Drum
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6.6kg
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£290
Over 10 years
Feb 2016
A best selling and low cost 1,200W drum vacuum cleaner, with a Best Buy award from one expert review website
#20

85

MV3 P

Kärcher MV3 P

80 Reviews
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£125.99

Sitebox
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1,000W
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£250
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Nov 2015
A top-value and excellently reviewed 1,000W cylinder vacuum, with alright running costs and good features

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What Are The Best Vacuum Cleaner Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every vacuum cleaner made by each brand and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated vacuum cleaner brand is Numatic with an average rating of 92%.

Logo Brand Number of Vacuum Cleaners Price Range Average Rating
Numatic logo Numatic Vacuum Cleaners 54 £37 - £658 92%
Nilfisk logo Nilfisk Vacuum Cleaners 20 £35 - £350 88%
Kärcher logo Kärcher Vacuum Cleaners 22 £35 - £550 87%
Miele logo Miele Vacuum Cleaners 48 £32 - £588 86%
Dyson logo Dyson Vacuum Cleaners 62 £31 - £994 84%
AEG logo AEG Vacuum Cleaners 27 £41 - £599 83%
Bosch logo Bosch Vacuum Cleaners 57 £55 - £12,994 83%
VAX logo VAX Vacuum Cleaners 51 £30 - £260 76%
Hoover logo Hoover Vacuum Cleaners 101 £32 - £291 76%
Rowenta logo Rowenta Vacuum Cleaners 25 £60 - £372 56%
Siemens logo Siemens Vacuum Cleaners 20 £66 - £386
Other brands Other Vacuum Cleaner Brands 328 £30 - £930

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat are the difference between upright, cylinder and drum vacuum cleaners?
AUpright vacuum cleaners are the traditional models, pushed from the top. Cylinder/drum vacuums are both smaller and squatter, and use a long flexible hose to give a far greater degree of flexibility when hoovering.
QWhat is the benefit of a cordless vacuum?
AA cordless vacuum cleaner offers far greater flexibility, and you no longer have to worry about getting the cord tangled around furniture. On the downside, they tend to have a limited battery life, and so need to be recharged often.
QWhat is a robot vacuum cleaner?
AA robot vacuum cleaner is an autonomous vacuum cleaner that moves around the house while you're not there, cleaning the floor for you. They 'learn' the best routes, and what furniture is where, so become more efficient with time. They tend to be very expensive, but save you a lot of effort!
QWhat is the difference between wet and dry vacuums?
AWet vacuum cleaners combine the benefits of a standard vacuum with that of a steam cleaner, allowing the appliance to handle numerous different types of cleaning.
QHow does the power (wattage) of a vacuum cleaner affect it's performance?
AWattage is directly related to the suction power of the vacuum cleaner, and therefore how efficient it is at cleaning. Generally speaking, the higher the wattage, the better the appliance will suck up dirt and grime.
QWhy do some cordless vacuums not have power ratings?
ASome battery-powered vacuums are rated in 'air-watts' rather than standard watts. This doesn't have a direct comparison, so it makes it hard to measure the power of these vacuums against their corded cousins. Rest assured they will be powerful enough to clean your house thoroughly!

Vacuum Cleaner Buying Guide

There is a huge variety of vacuum cleaners available today. Buyers have a choice between upright and cylinder vacuum cleaners for average cleaning tasks and more specialised hoovers designed to pick up dog hairs or help allergy sufferers.

Finding the right vacuum cleaner may sound daunting but understanding what advantages and disadvantages the different technologies and features provide goes along way in finding the best hoover for your needs.

Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Upright vacuums are ideal for cleaning larger spaces and are particularly suited for cleaning carpeted areas. A rotating brush in the vacuum’s head combs the carpet to loosen dirt and dust. They are also very effective in picking up pet hair. Most models have a carpet height selector to adjust the cleaning head according to the carpet pile.

Uprights allow you to work in a comfortable position without the need to bed over a lot. They are ideal for those with lower back pain. Most models are very easy to manoeuvre and come with a set of tools for corners and stairs. Most upright vacuums are bagless as the bin is more accessible and easier to remove than in cylinder cleaners.

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Benefits:

Rotating brush bar helps to loosen dust & dirt
Less motor power required
Easy to store
Great for large areas
Ideal for carpets
More difficult to use on stairs
Cannot be used on upholstery
Larger & heavier

Cylinder Vacuum Cleaners

Cylinder vacuum cleaners are usually smaller and lighter than uprights and therefore easier to move around. They are ideal for smaller spaces and the flexible hose and removable head let you clean corners and hard to reach spaces with ease. Because the distance between the cleaning head and dust bag is longer compared to upright vacuum cleaners, cylinder cleaners require a higher motor power in order to generate the same amount of suction.

Cylinder cleaners can be bagged or bagless. Bagless cleaners will be slightly more expensive but will save you money in the long run.

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Benefits:

Cheaper
Well suited for smaller spaces
Smaller and lighter
Can be used on upholstery & stairs
Ideal for hard floors
Requires higher motor power
Less suitable for carpets
Smaller dust capacity

Wet & Dry Cleaners

Usually aimed for use in workshops, garages and environments that can get dirtier than the average household, wet & dry vacuum cleaners are robust and can handle a variety of cleaning tasks. They can hoover up sawdust, leaves, wet mud and even water.

Wet & dry vacuums are available from a number of manufacturers like Karcher, Vax, deWalt and Bosch. These multi-purpose vacuum cleaners have a robust construction and a large container volume. Filters can usually be washed and tools and accessories are stored within the industrial vacuum cleaners.

Bagged vs. Bagless Vacuum Cleaners

Since James Dyson invented the cyclone bagless vanccum cleaner, bagless models have become more and more popular. The dust bin can be emptied easily when full. There is no need to purchase bags, which is also more environmentally friendly and cost effective over time. Most upright vacuums are now bagless.

Filters may be replaced and cleaned after extended periods, but this is easier and cheaper than re-purchasing bags at regular intervals. Bagless vacuums don’t suffer from reduced suction, which can be a problem with bags as they fill up.

Some people prefer vacuum cleaners with bags is because there is less potential for dust accidentally being released into the air when emptying it. More care needs to be taken with bagless cleaners and the dust bin should also be washed regularly.

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Filters

A vacuum cleaner’s filtration system makes sure that the potentially harmful particles that get sucked up are removed from the air before it is expelled from the machine. Due to the large volumes of air a hoover sucks in, all the bacteria, fungal spores and other allergens that are being sucked up will create an indoor health hazard, which is quickly spread around the whole property unless the air is cleaned effectively.

Even if the air expelled from a machine looks clean, it might contain millions of microscopic particles that can transmit disease and cause allergies. Vacuum cleaners filter the air in several stages in an attempt to trap dust, hair and other particles. The number of stages can vary between 3 and 7, although this does not indicate how effective a hoover is a trapping unwanted particles.

Micro filtration usually refers to hoovers with at least 4 levels of filtration. It is important to remember that the number of stages advertised does not indicate the vacuum cleaner’s effectiveness at removing small particles from the air.

A ‘HEPA’ (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter removes at least 99.97% of particles which are 0.3 Micons or bigger from the air. Bacteria are between 1-10 Micons in size, so the exhaust air of a HEPA vacuum cleaner is considered biologically clean. Vacuum cleaners with HEPA filters are specifically designed to reduce the number of microscopic particles emitted when hovering, making them ideal for people suffering from allergies and asthma. Some HEPA vacuum cleaners are approved by the British Allergy Foundation.

Normal stage, HEPA and charcoal filters need to be changed after a certain period of time to ensure they remain effective. However there also exist lifetime filters are designed to last as long as the vacuum cleaner, eliminating the need to change filters.

Cleaning Efficiency

In a drive to ensure greater energy efficiency, the EU banned vacuum cleaners with a motor power above 1600W in 2014.

It is important that a vacuum cleaner’s power rating is not the only factor affecting the amount of suction it produces.

Less powerful models regularly outperform those with a higher power rating. Design, how full the bag is and how often filters are cleaned all contribute to how good a vacuum clear is at its job.

Look out for independent reviews that measure a vacuum cleaner’s suction power in relation to how full the dust bag or container is to get a better understanding of the suction power it produces.

New EU labelling regulations also mean manufacturers like Dyson, Hoover, Bosch and Samsung now need to display the effectiveness of their products across seven different categories including energy efficiency, dust pick-up performance on hard floors and carpets, and dust re-emission.

Attachments & Accessories

Most vacuum cleaners come with a number of accessories to clean upholstery and to reach narrow spaces and corners. Some models car store accessories inside the vacuum cleaner while some cylinder models have a holder attached to the telescopic tube.

Pet accessories

Pet hair can be difficult to remove from carpets are upholstery. To make cleaning after your furry friends easier, pet models are specifically designed to make lifting cat and dog hair easier.

Pet vacuum cleaners come with cleaning heads that include rotating brush bars, sometimes called power tools. They also use strong suction power to tackle even the most stubborn hair.

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Other Considerations

Capacity

If you have a large home, you might want to choose a vacuum cleaner with a larger capacity. This allows you to clean more of your home before needing to be emptied. But keep in mind that a larger capacity also means the vacuum cleaner is bigger, heavier and more difficult to manoeuvre.

Cable Length

A longer cable makes cleaning easier as you won’t need to switch plugs as often. Check the cable length of a vacuum cleaner before buying, as there can be significant variations between models. If you want to avoid the hassle of having a cable altogether, consider a battery powered vacuum cleaner. They can be a great alternative, especially if your home is relatively small.

Noise Level

Larger vacuum cleaners and particularly uprights can get quite noisy as their motors work extremely hard. It’s worth checking the operating noise level before buying to avoid any unpleasant surprises.

Vacuum Cleaner Retailers, Prices and Features

Vacuum Prices

Vacuums range in price from £30 to £12,994 and in total we found prices for 813 vacuums. On average, a new vacuum costs £172 and 80% of vacuums are priced between £50 and £299. The Pifco P28034 is the cheapest vacuum at only £30, and Bosch BBH2RB20GB is the most expensive at £12,994.

Vacuum Cleaner Brands - Price Range

3M vacuums range in price from £537 to £537, and the average price of 3M vacuums is £537 which is the highest average price of all vacuum brands.

The average price of LG vacuums is £532 which is the second highest average price of all vacuum cleaner brands. LG vacuums range in price from £515 to £549.

The third highest average vacuum cleaner price out of all brands is Spit vacuum cleaners with an average price of £520. Spit vacuum cleaners range in price from £520 to £520.

Vacuum Cleaner Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 283 expert reviews and 53,730 user reviews for vacuums from across the internet and used this data to determine the average rating for each brand of vacuum. Shark is the top rated vacuum brand with an average rating of 95%. Sebo is the second best brand with 94% and Siemens is the third best brand with 91%.

Biggest Vacuum Retailers

We found 504 current offers for vacuum cleaners from eBay making it the biggest vacuum cleaner retailer. That is slightly bigger than the second biggest retailer, Amazon UK for whom we found 488 current offers for vacuum cleaners. The third biggest retailer is Currys with 150 current vacuum cleaner offers.

When Are Most New Vacuums Released?

Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any obvious pattern in the release month for new vacuum cleaners. November was the biggest month in 2017 for new vacuums, with 147 new vacuums released that month. 97 new vacuum cleaners were released in July 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new vacuum cleaner releases. In August 2015 120 new vacuum cleaners were released making it the biggest month that year for new vacuum releases.

How Fast Do Vacuum Cleaner Prices Drop After Release?

On average vacuum cleaners drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £4 on a typical £172 new vacuum by waiting 6 months before buying.

Maximum Input Powers

This measures the power level of the vacuum cleaner, rated in watts.

Across the range of vacuums, the maximum input powers range from 100W to 8,580W. The maximum input powers of most vacuum cleaners range from 590W to 830W. The vacuum with the highest maximum input power is the HooverSP81BL11001, which is an 8,580W vacuum cleaner and is priced at £89.97. The HooverSP81BL11001, which sells for £750.00, has the lowest maximum input power and is a 100W vacuum cleaner.

The input power directly links to the suction power of the vacuum - a higher power means more suction, which means more efficient cleaning.

Types

We found 1,006 vacuums that are cylinder vacuums, which makes this the most popular type amongst new vacuums. Upright is the second most frequently found type amongst new vacuum cleaners. We found 231 vacuum cleaners that are upright vacuum cleaners.

Cleaning Types

Way in which device cleans something or itself.

We found 1,608 vacuum cleaners that are dry vacuums, which makes this the most common cleaning type amongst new vacuum cleaners. We found 322 vacuums that are wet vacuums, making wet the second most frequently found cleaning type amongst new vacuums.

Weights

The weight of the vacuum cleaner, including all attachments that fit onto the device.

Comparing all vacuum cleaners, the weights range from 300g to 71.8kg. The weights of most vacuum cleaners range from 4.2kg to 5.5kg. The vacuum cleaner with the heaviest weight is the DysonBall Multifloor Extra, which is a 71.8kg heavy vacuum and currently retails for £520.65. The DysonBall Multifloor Extra has the lightest weight. This vacuum cleaner is a 300g heavy vacuum cleaner and is available at £49.95.

A lighter weight makes the vacuum easier to push, and makes carrying it up and down stairs less of a chore.

Energy Efficiency of Vacuum Cleaners

The Energy Efficiency Class of a vacuum cleaner shows how well it uses energy, and how much is unnecessarily wasted. Products are ranked from G to A++ in terms of how little energy they use compared to the norm.

A is the most popular energy efficiency rating amongst new vacuums. We found 695 vacuums that have an energy efficiency rating of A. We found 105 vacuum cleaners that have an energy efficiency rating of B, making this the second most common energy efficiency rating amongst new vacuum cleaners.

A vacuum with a better energy efficiency rating will consume less energy whenever they are used, saving you money and making them better for the environment.

Biggest Vacuum Cleaner Retailers

The biggest vacuum cleaner retailer by number of products currently for sale is eBay. We found 504 current vacuum cleaner offers from eBay. The second biggest vacuum cleaner retailer is Amazon UK with 488 offers. That means eBay is slightly bigger than Amazon UK when it comes to vacuum cleaners. Currys is the third biggest retailer with 150 current offers.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Vacuum Cleaners?

eBay most frequently has the cheapest vacuum prices (found to be cheapest for 331 vacuums).

Proportion of Vacuums for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

The shop that most frequently offered the cheapest price on vacuums is eBay and offers the cheapest price on 65.7% of its vacuums.