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Bissell 18Z7E Vacuum Cleaner

£275.00
1,850W Upright Vacuum Wet & Dry 12.3kg Feb 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Excellent user reviews
Good product quality
Reasonably priced
100 Reviews
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Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this vacuum rated this vacuum cleaner 90 out of 100 on average. Over 80% of reviewers gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Bissell Has Good Vacuum Reviews

Based on 388 user and expert reviews (including 28 verified purchases), Bissell has good ratings for its vacuum cleaners. Bissell also has good ratings specifically for its high maximum input power vacuums compared to other manufacturers.


Design

Good Product Quality

A few customers concluded that the Bissell 18Z7E was good quality. Adam mentioned on Amazon “As soon as you take this out of the box you can tell the quality is superb” in his review of the Bissell 18Z7E. Alison W. scored it very highly and she mentioned in her review on Amazon in October this year “Was never impressed with the weight of the machine or the quality of clean so i decided to cut my losses”. Alison W. also mentioned “You do not notice once you are cleanng and as for the quality of clean I am very impressed”.

Nice Design

Several customers thought the Bissell 18Z7E was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote “And although the shampoo is pretty damn expensive, I have found that the cleaner does a very good job”. J. Stephens mentioned “This is great though and dries the carpet pretty quick as well” in their Bissell 18Z7E review. Mr. S. V. Joyce said on Amazon “I thought this was a fantastic cleaner when I first got it, cleaned the carpets beautifully”.

Three Bissell 18Z7E owners who reviewed the Bissell 18Z7E said that it was well designed. Two years ago Dennis Farrell mentioned on Amazon “I have found this to be a well designed, robustly built” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Tim Fernau said “The machine is very well designed and I found it easy to use both in floor mode”.

Several Bissell 18Z7E reviewers who reviewed it thought it was a good design. Four years ago P Nye Charbruc scored it very highly and mentioned on Amazon “Bought this cleaner to replace an older bissell cleaner i have, must say it, s a better design than the old one” in their Bissell 18Z7E review. Three years ago Robert said “Build - the main motor was designed for coffee grinders and has a design life of under 50 hours! The Bissell is in another class” in his review.

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Robust

Six Bissell 18Z7E owners considered that this vacuum cleaner was well made. Adam gave the product an excellent review score and he said “The built in heater is a great feature as it ensures the water is at a constant temperature to clean the carpet” in his review. Dennis Farrell wrote “Robustly built and easy to use machine” . Mr F mentioned “The foot switch for handle is better quality you feel it will last much longer as solid construction than some of the cheaper plastic ones” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Some Bissell 18Z7E reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was strong and durable. S. Westbrook mentioned on Amazon “Need something sturdy” and rated it as excellent. One Bissell 18Z7E reviewer considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. The Bear of Wisdom rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon two years ago “Powerfully (thought it was broken till I put it on the carpet”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Bissell 18Z7E owners agreed that this vacuum cleaner was easy to use. A. D. Easton mentioned on Amazon “I think it's easy to use, has a no nonsense way to fill” in their review of the Bissell 18Z7E and scored the Bissell 18Z7E 5 stars. Ade wrote a few weeks ago “Nice carpet cleaner, works well easy to use and no problems with it”. Deborah Taylor mentioned “Didn't have the chance to use it long enough to find out”.

Three customers who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to assemble. Adam mentioned on Amazon “The bissell was very easy to construct and it fairly heavy.” and scored the product very highly. Two years ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The Bissell was very easy to assemble needing just a phillips head screwdriver (not supplied” in their review of the Bissell 18Z7E. Amazon Customer also wrote “Very easy to put together and use”.

A number of Bissell 18Z7E owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was easy to setup. K. Reader said on Amazon “We are very impressed with its cleaning power, easy to set up and use, has shifted wine”. Stu wrote “The machine was easy to set-up and use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored the product very highly.

One Bissell 18Z7E owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good experience. Dolphin mentioned on Amazon “So far my good experience with the brand is continuing” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

One Bissell 18Z7E owner considered that it was easy to use the menus. E. Mears said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The path up the centre was nearly black.I put it on the top settings and couldn't believe the results” and scored the product 5 stars.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The Bissell 18Z7E has a flexible hose. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age to this vacuum also have a flexible hose.

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Price

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Reasonably Priced

Several people wrote in their reviews that the Bissell 18Z7E was good value for money. Adam said on Amazon in October last year “Stop wasting money on cheaper models that will not do the job as well”. Corky said “Much better than my vax great cleaner well designed well worth the money” in their review. Domesticgoddess said in their review “We bought it at a good price and it included free delivery”.

Two Bissell 18Z7E reviewers said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “The design is excellent and easy to deal with”. Two years ago Kathleen mentioned in her Bissell 18Z7E review on Amazon “What a bargain”.

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Not Cheap

We think this vacuum looks expensive compared to other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than two years. The price range of comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than two years is from £30 to £840.


Easy to Empty

A few Bissell 18Z7E reviewers who bought the product wrote that it was easy to empty. Jf Thorne wrote on Amazon “Very easy to empty after use”. Mr F mentioned “Emptying is fine if you look at the clear instructions” in his review of the Bissell 18Z7E.

Good Suction

Some Bissell 18Z7E reviewers considered that the Bissell 18Z7E had good suction. Mr F wrote “Feels better for it, critical on old machine, suction great carpet/rug was touch moist” in his Bissell 18Z7E review and gave the Bissell 18Z7E a very good review. Mr. S. V. Joyce said in their review “A few months down the line I'm seeing issues with suction clearly showing it's not made for anyone who has pets in their house” yet they scored the product 2 stars.

Poor At Cleaning Pet Hair

One Bissell 18Z7E reviewer thought this vacuum cleaner was not good at cleaning dog hair. Jakiwack wrote on Amazon “I have cream carpets & a black & tan German Shepherd dog, not a very good combination where dog hairs are concerned” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Good Brush

One Bissell 18Z7E owner who bought it thought it had a good brush. Dolphin wrote in October last year “It had two rows of brush rollers (which help clear embedded cat fur” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased the Bissell 18Z7E wrote that it had good features.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

Several Bissell 18Z7E reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was not heavy and bulky. A few weeks ago Ade said on Amazon “Is accurate to use on a heavy stain, or muddy footprint”. In October Alison W. mentioned “Wow what a difference the machine is still a little heavy” in her review. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Only little gripes - very heavy and hard work” in their Bissell 18Z7E review.

A few customers agreed that it was not thick. E. Mears mentioned in their review on Amazon “The suction was so strong I had big clumps of loose wet carpet fibre coming away from the areas that ar'nt walked on”. One customer who bought it said that it was not a good weight.

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Heavy

The average weight of high maximum input power vacuums that were released around the same time as this vacuum cleaner is 7.2kg. With a weight of 12.3 kilograms, the Bissell 18Z7E is quite heavy compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that were released more than two years ago.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Bissell 22K7E (£319.99) (11kg), the Kärcher NT 35-1 (£289) (11.5kg), or the Ariete 4242 (£283.49) (13kg).

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

A number of Bissell 18Z7E reviewers who bought it reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. This year Ade said on Amazon “So simple to use took 1 min to work it out without reading the instructions, its that easy”. C R Rowen wrote “The limited instruction said they must be secured by placing a back catch to hold the two together” in their review. Kathleen said in her Bissell 18Z7E review on Amazon “Anyway It was entirely my fault I had not secured the back as it clearly states in the instructions "that I didn't read" lol” nonetheless she still gave the Bissell 18Z7E a very good rating.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since February 2014.


Packaging Content

Has a Crevice Tool

The Bissell 18Z7E has a crevice tool. Most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that came out more than two years ago also have a crevice tool.

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Power

1,850 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,850 Watt vacuum.

Vacuums with a higher maximum input power that might be worth considering include the ZB5022 (£265.48) (2,200W and cheaper), or the ZB5020 (£234.27) (2,200W and cheaper) both from Electrolux.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bissell n016302w, bissell 18z7e

Bissell 18Z7E Review Sources

To prepare this Bissell 18Z7E 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 142,696 product attributes, 28,888 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,635,200 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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