Bosch BGL2B1128
Bosch BGL2B1128
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Bosch BGL2B1128

A very economical to run 700W Drum vacuum vacuum cleaner with passable features
700W Drum Vacuum Dry 4.2kg May 2015
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Bosch BGL2B1128 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Bosch BGL2B1128 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
2 Years Old
£172 Over 10 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

Numatic vacuums have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
Whilst this vacuum cleaner has an efficiency rating of B, its running costs of £172 over 10 years are in the cheapest 19% of all 1,561 vacuums that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports variable power
Fairly loud noise level
Quite low maximum input power

Bosch BGL2B1128 In-Depth Analysis


Bosch Vacuum Cleaners Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,299 expert and user reviews (including 948 verified purchases) for Bosch vacuums and found that on average Bosch has very good reviews. 92% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.



The weight of the BGL2B1128 of only 4.2kg is fairly light compared to most other vacuums. It is in the lightest 21% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature. Vacuums have weights of between 2.7g and 30kg, and the average weight is 5.9kg.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of vacuums range from 7.5dB to 91dB, and the average noise level is 77dB. The noise level of the BGL2B1128 of 82dB is fairly loud compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the loudest 18% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Low Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of only 700 Watts, the Bosch BGL2B1128 has one of the lower maximum input powers amongst vacuums of this age. The average maximum input power of vacuums is 1,100W, and the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W.

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Supports Variable Power

The Bosch BGL2B1128 supports variable power, unlike 70% of vacuums which do not support variable power.

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Only E Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BGL2B1128 has an E carpet cleaning performance class which is better than the C carpet cleaning performance class found on most vacuums. The best carpet cleaning performance class of all vacuum cleaners is A and the worst is G.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum was released in May 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Whilst this vacuum cleaner has an efficiency rating of B, the BGL2B1128 has an average running cost of £172 over 10 years based on satisfactory energy prices, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 1,561 vacuum cleaners.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch bgl2b1128gl20bagbagless



Quieter noise level
Seven months older
Quieter noise level
A lot heavier