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Bosch BGL3A132 Vacuum Cleaner

600W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.9kg Sep 2014
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Bosch has good vacuum reviews
Has a hard floor brush
Has an automatic cord rewinder

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Bosch Has Good Vacuum Reviews

Based on 1,593 owner and expert reviews (including 101 verified purchases), Bosch has good ratings for its vacuums. Bosch also has good ratings specifically within its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners range compared to other manufacturers. 85% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 5.9 kilograms, the Bosch BGL3A132 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other vacuums of this type and age.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Philips FC99 (£320.69) (6.2kg).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 79 decibels, the BGL3A132 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

Other vacuum cleaners with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Philips FC872 (£142) (78dB).

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Only E Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BGL3A132 has an E carpet cleaning performance class which is better than the C carpet cleaning performance class found on most low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years. Across all comparable spec vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to this vacuum the carpet cleaning performance class ranges from F (worst) to C (best).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the BGL3A132 in September 2014.


Packaging Content

Has a Hard Floor Brush

The BGL3A132 has a hard floor brush, as do most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for around the same time as this vacuum.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The BGL3A132 has a crevice tool, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable spec and age to this vacuum.

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Ergonomics

Has an Automatic Cord Rewinder

The Bosch BGL3A132 has an automatic cord rewinder, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age to this vacuum cleaner.

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Power

600 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 600 Watts vacuum cleaner.

If you want a higher maximum input power then you might want to look at the Henry Hoover HVR200-A2 (£109.99) (620W), or the Henry Hoover HVR200-11 (£109.99) (620W) both from Numatic.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch bgl3a132
Barcodes 04242002827759

Bosch BGL3A132 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch BGL3A132 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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