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AEG UltraCaptic

£248.46
£195.00 £53 cheaper than 50 days ago
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Expert Reviews Best Buy
A good value for money and award winning 1,400W cylinder vacuum, with OK running costs and good features
1,400W Cylinder Dry 9.5kg Apr 2013
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AEG AUC9220 UltraCaptic Pet Bagless Cylinder, 800 W, Watermelon Red (Brand new, unopened)
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AEG AUC9220 UltraCaptic Pet Bagless Cylinder 800 W Watermelon Red (Brand new, unopened)
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AEG AUC9220 UltraCaptic Pet Bagless Cylinder, 800 W, Watermelon Red
£223.75
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AEG AUC9230 UltraCaptic Remote Deluxe Bagless Cylinder
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AEG UltraCaptic Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the AEG UltraCaptic number 208 in best selling vacuum cleaners, number 286 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 381 across all vacuum cleaners.
98
Reviews
42 Reviews + 1 Award
74
Value for Money
Good
68
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has excellent expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 42 reviews. This vacuum cleaner has received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However this AEG vacuum cleaner has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
The UltraCaptic has running costs of £340 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
Customers report excellent design, that it is easy to use and good suction.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quite high maximum input power
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Heavier than average
Not cordless

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AEG UltraCaptic Video Reviews

AEG UltraCaptic In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This vacuum cleaner was given a "Best Buy" award by website Expert Reviews who thought that this vacuum would make a great purchase.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Expert review site Expert Reviews scored this vacuum 100 out of 100. Vacuum cleaner experts think this AEG vacuum is one of the very best vacuum cleaners.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 41 user reviews this vacuum cleaner has an overall user rating of 84 out of 100. 21 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Excellent Design

Six customers wrote in their reviews that it was well designed, three customers thought it was smooth and two people who purchased this vacuum cleaner considered that it was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

11 customers who bought this vacuum cleaner wrote that it was easy to use, two people said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to assemble and two people who purchased this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

  • So easy to put together…
  • The suction from this new machine is impressive and it is pleasant to use around the house…
    Timothy (Amazon) - March 2016
  • With further reference to the hose it is rather difficult to arrange tidily, preferring to spring to its own comfortable shape which results in more space being taken up when in storage…
    JB (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It is surprising how efficient being able to control the vacuum from the handle is…
  • It is easy to use and to empty…
  • There are power settings from 1-5 where 1 is least…
    Vm1967 (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Starting with the good - the length of the tubes attached to the cleaner makes it comfortable to use and easy on the back - a plus indeed…
  • This minor quibble out the way it is a joy to use…
    Fallen (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Practical, easy to use, powerful…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Powerful, practical, easy to use and great if anyone suffers from an allergy to dust, pet hair etc…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016

Users Report Good Suction

13 customers who bought the product reckoned that it had good suction.

Customers Report Easy to Empty

Eight owners who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was easy to empty.

Users Report Great Product Quality

11 customers who reviewed the AEG UltraCaptic reckoned that it was good quality.

  • High quality cleaning from a high quality machine…
  • The tools seem well made (brown hairs along with black…
  • The extension tube is really well made and is easy to adjust…
    JB (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Overall, this is a well made and durable feeling machine…
    Timothy (Amazon) - March 2016
  • A great find - quality built to last…
    OC (Amazon) - March 2016
  • However the weight is due to the fact that it is a great product made of high quality materials…
  • Good quality vacuum cleaner…
    Gogol (Amazon) - March 2016
  • So, is this worth the high price tag? It's well made…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Assembling it was a piece of cake and all the parts feel robust and good quality…
    Suzan (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Shiny good quality thick plastic casing to house the dust collector - it certainly does not look like it has been mass produced in some overseas factory…

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Eight people said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was quiet.

  • It is also quite quiet…
  • Very powerful and quite quiet…
  • One might say "sturdily built." The suction was powerful and surprised me with how relatively quiet it was…
  • It is very quiet apart from when you attach the small pet hair attachment then it sounds like a buzz saw as the small internal brush whizzes round so quickly…
    Fallen (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Quiet enough in terms of noise…
  • It's very easy and light to use, better for my back! It's a great looking unit and very quiet compared to other makes, even my dogs not bothered…
  • Is also relatively quiet in operation compared to other vacuum cleaners we have used…
  • This one is brilliant, its powerful, quiet (!), light…

Users Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Five people who reviewed the product considered that it was good at cleaning pet hair.

  • Outstanding - especially for pet hair…
  • Great pick up of dog hair from our visiting friend, crumbs from the kitchen floor…
    OC (Amazon) - March 2016
  • So far its been very good in picking up pet hair (cat) from both carpet…
    Gogol (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Very good for pet hair pick up…
  • Instead it has a nice wide area for pet hair, etc to be sucked up into…
  • When you see the dust bin is full you simply lift the lever on top of the unit and it compacts the dust, pet hair, etc brilliantly, leaving more room for more dust…

Users Report Good Brush

Four people who bought the AEG UltraCaptic reckoned that it had a good brush.

  • My Cat & Dog has a full width turbo brush…
    JB (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It is very quiet apart from when you attach the small pet hair attachment then it sounds like a buzz saw as the small internal brush whizzes round so quickly…
    Fallen (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The circular brush is also good for dusting…
  • Its easy to empty and doesn't have that annoying rotating brush that usually gets stuck with hair…

Customers Report That it is Robust

Eight people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was well made and two owners who purchased this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was strong and durable.

  • The tools seem well made (brown hairs along with black…
  • This is an attractive, well built machine…
    Timothy (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The extension tube is really well made and is easy to adjust…
    JB (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Overall, this is a well made and durable feeling machine…
    Timothy (Amazon) - March 2016
  • A great find - quality built to last…
    OC (Amazon) - March 2016
  • One might say "sturdily built." The suction was powerful…
  • So, is this worth the high price tag? It's well made…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The unit has a built in allergy filter which is easily removable…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Assembling it was a piece of cake and all the parts feel robust and good quality…
    Suzan (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The machine is compact and is easily man overhead, although a little heavy for stairs there is a sturdy carrier handle…
    Sahara (Amazon) - April 2016

AEG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

Based on 1,013 owner and expert reviews (including 606 verified purchases), AEG has very good ratings for its vacuums. 94% of those that bought a AEG vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good features.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Seven people who reviewed it considered that it was compact and two people who purchased this vacuum cleaner thought it was thick.

  • The dust bin on the vacuum has a compact feature…
    Gemma (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It doesn't advertise itself as a lightweight cleaner…
    Patrick (Amazon) - April 2016
  • In the future it would be good if they re-designed this “Compact and Go” handle…
    Patrick (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Lifted the whole machine up, with the “Compact and Go” then detaching…
    Patrick (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Grabbed the “Compact and Go” handle, with some force…
    Patrick (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It has the now standard telescopic pole and is narrow enough stood on end to stand on stairs as you're doing them…
    Fallen (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Again feel a bit lightweight and probably won't take much heavy use…
  • Although there are two parking clips - one on the side of the machine and one on the back - it is bulky when not in use…
    Lesley70 (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It's quite a compact size…
    D Deacon (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Laminate, tiling, short pile carpet, long pile carpet, thick pile rugs with amazing ease…

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £195.00 it is in the most expensive 26% of vacuums.

Price Has Gone Down by £53 (22%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the AEG UltraCaptic and the United Kingdom price of £195.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $653.00 (£905.78).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The UltraCaptic has an average running cost of £340 over 10 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run vacuums.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since April 2013.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The weight of the AEG UltraCaptic of 9.5kg is in the heaviest 6% of all vacuums when ordered by this feature. Across all the vacuums the weights range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Quite High Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 1,400 Watt, the AEG UltraCaptic has a fairly high maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuums. The lowest maximum input power of vacuums is 3.6W, the highest is 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W.

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Not Cordless

The UltraCaptic is not cordless, although it is worth noting that 94% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The AEG UltraCaptic has an upholstery nozzle included, unlike 74% of vacuum cleaners which do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Product Identifiers

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05995363719346

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