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3M 497ABF

£537.48
3M 497ABF
80
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Value for Money
Average
66
Age
5 Years Old
96
Running Costs
£210 Over 10 Years
66
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
An enormous capacity and stunningly economical to run 4.1kg heavy, 800W vacuum, with a great spec.
9L 4.1kg 800W Drum Apr 2013
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With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the 3M 497ABF number 626 across all vacuum cleaners.

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Kagoo Score
Brand Rating
80
Features
59
Value for Money
67
Age
97
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

3M is a mediocre vacuum brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2019.
This vacuum cleaner has running costs of £210 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 1,700+ vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It has some great features:
Lighter than average
Larger than average capacity
Has a flexible hose

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each vacuum cleaner by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the vacuum cleaner is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec vacuum cleaners come to market, the older vacuum cleaners will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Lighter than average
Larger than average capacity
Has a flexible hose
Average maximum input power
Lighter Than Average
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The average weight of all vacuums is 6kg, with the lightest being 300g and the heaviest being 90kg. The 3M 497ABF's weight of only 4.1kg is lighter than 84% of all vacuums when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Capacity
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The 3M 497ABF's capacity of 9L is larger than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is in the largest 9% of all vacuums when ordered by this feature. Vacuum cleaners have capacities of between 0.035L and 100L, and the average capacity is 4.6L.

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Average Maximum Input Power
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The 3M 497ABF has a pretty average maximum input power (800 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The 3M 497ABF has a flexible hose, unlike 80% of vacuums which do not have a flexible hose.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A vacuum cleaner with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the 3M 497ABF, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This vacuum cleaner has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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3M 497ABF Release Date

April 2013
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Running Costs

3M 497ABF Running Costs

The 497ABF has an average running cost of £210 over 10 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run vacuums.

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Running this vacuum cleaner over 10 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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3M 497ABF Specification

Key Features
Capacity
Weight
Maximum Input Power
Type
Cleaning Type
Power
AC Input Voltage
Design
Flexible Hose
Colour
Tube Material
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

bpscpoe05306497abfdir oe05306, bpscpoe05306497abfdir 497abf, 3m 497abf

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