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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

325 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

622 Reviews + 1 Award
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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

eBay
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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

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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

Gillmans
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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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Drum
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5.8kg
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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

234 Reviews + 1 Award
Trusted Reviews - Recommended
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£149.99

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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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£134.95

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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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£118.30

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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

372 Reviews + 2 Awards
reviewed.com - Editor's Choice
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£149.99

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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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£49.99

Amazon UK
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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

42 Reviews
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£119.00

Amazon UK
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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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£39.26

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2,200W
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7kg
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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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670g
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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 + 2 Awards
Pocket Lint - Recommended
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£30.26

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

964 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

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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

660 Reviews + 2 Awards
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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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5.8kg
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£250
Over 10 years
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 56 £37 - £658 92%
Miele logo Miele Vacuum Cleaners 46 £33 - £578 90%
Nilfisk logo Nilfisk Vacuum Cleaners 20 £35 - £350 88%
Kärcher logo Kärcher Vacuum Cleaners 23 £35 - £550 87%
Dyson logo Dyson Vacuum Cleaners 62 £32 - £994 84%
Bosch logo Bosch Vacuum Cleaners 59 £55 - £12,994 82%
AEG logo AEG Vacuum Cleaners 28 £41 - £599 79%
Hoover logo Hoover Vacuum Cleaners 98 £30 - £291 77%
VAX logo VAX Vacuum Cleaners 51 £30 - £260 76%
Dirt Devil logo Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaners 20 £34 - £802 64%
Rowenta logo Rowenta Vacuum Cleaners 24 £60 - £372 48%
Other brands Other Vacuum Cleaner Brands 330 £30 - £992

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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 796 vacuums. On average, a new vacuum cleaner costs £178 and 80% of vacuum cleaners are priced between £50 and £300. The Bosch BBH2RB20GB is the most expensive vacuum that we found at £12,994, and the Pifco P28034 is the cheapest at only £30.

Vacuum Brands - Price Range

3M vacuum cleaners start at £537 and the most expensive 3M vacuum cleaner costs £537. The highest average vacuum cleaner price out of all brands is 3M vacuum cleaners with an average price of £537.

The second highest average vacuum cleaner price out of all brands is LG vacuum cleaners with an average price of £532. LG vacuum cleaners range in price from £515 to £549.

Spit vacuum cleaners start at £522 and the most expensive Spit vacuum cleaner costs £522. The third highest average vacuum cleaner price out of all brands is Spit vacuum cleaners with an average price of £522.

Vacuum Brands - Average Ratings

We have evaluated 279 expert reviews and 47,881 user reviews for vacuums from across the internet and used this data to determine the average rating for each brand of vacuum cleaner. The top rated vacuum brand is Shark with an average rating of 94%. The second best brand is Sebo with 94% and the third best brand is Miele with 94%.

Biggest Vacuum Cleaner Retailers

We found 507 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 492 current offers for vacuum cleaners. The third biggest retailer is Currys with 152 current vacuum cleaner offers.

When Are Most New Vacuums Released?

We couldn't see any obvious pattern in the release dates for new vacuum cleaners over the last 3 years. In 2017 most new vacuums were released in November, with 148 new vacuums released that month. The biggest month in 2016 for new vacuum releases was July, with 93 new vacuums released that month. 120 new vacuum cleaners were released in August 2015 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 £3 on a typical £178 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 cleaner with the highest maximum input power is the HooverSP81BL11001, which is an 8,580W vacuum cleaner and currently retails for £89.97. The HooverSP81BL11001, which is on sale for £298.99, 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 994 vacuums that are cylinder vacuums, which makes this the most common type amongst new vacuums. We found 224 vacuums that are upright vacuums, making this the second most frequently found type amongst new vacuums.

Cleaning Types

Way in which device cleans something or itself.

Dry is the most frequently found cleaning type amongst new vacuum cleaners. We found 1,590 vacuum cleaners that are dry vacuum cleaners. We found 320 vacuums that are wet vacuum cleaners, making this the second most common cleaning type amongst new vacuums.

Weights

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

Comparing all vacuums, the weights range from 300g to 74.2kg. The weights of most vacuum cleaners range from 4.2kg to 5.5kg. The vacuum with the heaviest weight is the DysonBall Multi Floor, which is a 74.2kg heavy vacuum and is available at £187.95. The DysonBall Multi Floor has the lightest weight. This vacuum is a 300g heavy vacuum cleaner and sells for £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.

Amongst new vacuum cleaners, the most frequently found energy efficiency rating is A. We found 683 vacuum cleaners that have an energy efficiency rating of A. We found 103 vacuums that have an energy efficiency rating of B, making this the second most frequently found energy efficiency rating amongst new vacuums.

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 Retailers

The biggest vacuum retailer by number of products currently for sale is eBay. We found 507 current vacuum offers from eBay. The second biggest vacuum retailer is Amazon UK with 492 offers. That means eBay is slightly bigger than Amazon UK when it comes to vacuums. Currys is the third biggest retailer with 152 current offers.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Vacuums?

The shop that most frequently offered the cheapest price on vacuum cleaners is eBay and offers the cheapest price on 334 vacuum cleaners.

Proportion of Vacuums for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

The retailer that most frequently offered the cheapest price on vacuums is eBay and offers the cheapest price on 65.9% of its vacuums.