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39

Overall Score

Bosch BGL3A230B

A very economical to run 600W Cylinder vacuum vacuum, but with poor features
600W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.9kg Apr 2015
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Bosch BGL3A230B Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Bosch BGL3A230B as follows for Summary.
34
Missing Some Features
60
2 Years Old
87
£148 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

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 vacuums 2017.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £148 over 10 years are in the cheapest 13% of all 1,561 vacuums that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite low maximum input power
Only two nozzles

Bosch BGL3A230B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Bosch Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

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


Features

Average Weight

The BGL3A230B's weight of 5.9kg is pretty average compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 55% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the BGL3A230B of 79dB is pretty typical compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the loudest 60% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Low Maximum Input Power

The average maximum input power of vacuums is 1,100W, and the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W. The BGL3A230B has a quite low maximum input power (only 600 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Bosch BGL3A230B has a washable filter, unlike 85% of vacuums which do not have a washable filter.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Bosch BGL3A230B has a hard floor brush. 78% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Only Two Nozzles

The Bosch BGL3A230B is a two nozzle vacuum cleaner. Most of the other vacuums have between 1 and 23 nozzles.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The BGL3A230B has a flexible hose, which is unusual. 82% of vacuums do not have a flexible hose.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The BGL3A230B has an upholstery nozzle included, unlike 76% of vacuum cleaners which do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Handle

The Bosch BGL3A230B has a handle. 90% of vacuums do not have a handle.

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Supports Variable Power

The BGL3A230B supports variable power. 70% of vacuums do not support variable power.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum was released in April 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency classification of this vacuum cleaner is A. The BGL3A230B is in the cheapest 13% of all 1,561 vacuums that we have looked at for running costs. Based on alright usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the BGL3A230B will cost £148 over 10 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch bgl3a230b

Barcodes:

04242002838151

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