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Ariete 4242
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Ariete 4242 Vacuum Cleaner

£283.49
1,700W Cylinder Vacuum Wet & Dry 13kg Feb 2013
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Has a turbo brush
Has an automatic cord rewinder
Not cheap
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Not Cheap

The cheapeast vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec that we found costs £30 and the most expensive costs £840. We think that this Ariete vacuum cleaner looks expensive for a vacuum that was launched more than two years ago.


Performance

Average Noise Level

At 77 decibels, the Ariete 4242 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for a comparable time to this vacuum cleaner.

Vacuum cleaners with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Rowenta RO7834 (79dB and cheaper).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Ariete released the 4242 in February 2013.


Packaging Content

Has a Turbo Brush

The Ariete 4242 has a turbo brush, as do most of the other vacuums of this type and age.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Ariete 4242 has an upholstery nozzle included, as do most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for a similar time to this vacuum.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Ariete 4242 has a hard floor brush. Most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been available for a similar time to this vacuum also have a hard floor brush.

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Ergonomics

Has an Automatic Cord Rewinder

The Ariete 4242 has an automatic cord rewinder. Most of the other vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to this vacuum also have an automatic cord rewinder.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

High maximum input power vacuums that have been available for a similar time to this vacuum have weights of between 5g and 110kg. The Ariete 4242 is quite heavy (13 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to this vacuum cleaner.

If you would consider a vacuum with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Sebo Airbelt D4 (£263.70) (6.7kg and cheaper) or the Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family (£261.10) (8.2kg and higher rated).

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Power

1,700 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,700 Watt vacuum cleaner.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1,700W vacuum cleaners currently available including because of its better review score, the Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family (£261.10).

If you want a vacuum cleaner with a higher maximum input power then you might want to look at the Bissell 18Z7E (£275) (1,850W and higher rated); or the Bosch BSG71800 (£221) (1,800W and cheaper), or the Miele S6220 Cat & Dog (£219.95) (2,000W and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ariete 42421
Barcodes 00746856745718, 08003705109070

Ariete 4242 Review Sources

To prepare this Ariete 4242 review we compared this vacuum cleaner to 1,851 other models. For each vacuum cleaner that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 142,659 product attributes, 28,565 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,639,400 historical vacuum cleaner prices from 210 vacuum cleaner retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this vacuum cleaner compared to the other models as well as any areas where this vacuum cleaner is lacking.

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