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Bosch BGL3A230B

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Bosch BGL3A230B

Bosch BGL3A230B
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 600W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with good features
600W Cylinder Dry 5.9kg Apr 2015 A
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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:
64
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£66 Over 10 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuums 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £66 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a handle
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Louder than average noise level
Quite low maximum input power

Bosch BGL3A230B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Bosch Has Very Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

Based on 2,435 expert and owner reviews (including 844 verified purchases), Bosch has very good reviews for its vacuum cleaners. 91% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this vacuum is A. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the BGL3A230B will cost £66 over 10 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the BGL3A230B in April 2015.

Features

Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Bosch BGL3A230B of 79dB is louder than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the loudest 35% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all vacuums is 76dB, with the quietest being 28dB and the loudest being 91dB.

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Average Weight

The weight of the BGL3A230B of 5.9kg is pretty typical compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 52% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted 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 Handle

The BGL3A230B has a handle. 89% of vacuum cleaners do not have a handle.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Bosch BGL3A230B has an upholstery nozzle included. 74% of vacuums do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The BGL3A230B has a flexible hose. 79% of vacuums do not have a flexible hose.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The BGL3A230B has a hard floor brush, which is unusual. 75% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Bosch BGL3A230B has a washable filter. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a washable filter.

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Only Two Nozzles

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch bgl3a230b

Barcodes:

04242002838151

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