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3M 497ABF

66

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3M 497ABF

£537.48
3M 497ABF
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An economical to run and good spec 800W drum vacuum cleaner, but representing only average value for money
800W Drum Dry 4.1kg Apr 2013
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3M - 497ABF - ELECTRONICS VACUUM , UK POWER (Brand new, unopened) - on
£537.48
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Inventive-Action 3M - 497ABF - VACUUM, TONER - Pack of 1 [Manufacturer's OEM Packaging]
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£1,017.06
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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£1,102.21
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3M 497ABF Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the 3M 497ABF number 783 across all vacuum cleaners.
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Value for Money
Average
71
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£200 Over 10 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuums 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has running costs of £200 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lighter than average
Has a flexible hose

3M 497ABF In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £537.48 it is more expensive than 97% of vacuums.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 497ABF is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 497ABF will cost £200 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

3M released the 497ABF in April 2013.

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Features

Lighter Than Average

Vacuums have weights of between 300g and 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The weight of the 3M 497ABF of only 4.1kg is lighter than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is lighter than 84% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

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 79% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a flexible hose.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

cleva cuttingedge hp497abfi

Barcodes:

00616268485031

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