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Bosch BGL3B112

71

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Bosch BGL3B112

£84.67
Bosch BGL3B112
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An economical to run but 3 year old 650W cylinder vacuum, with good features but representing only average value for money
650W Cylinder Dry 5.9kg Oct 2014 B
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Bosch BGL3B112 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Bosch BGL3B112 number 580 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 603 across all vacuum cleaners.
69
Value for Money
Good
67
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£80 Over 10 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Numatic vacuum cleaners 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 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £80 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a hard floor brush
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Louder than average noise level
Quite low maximum input power

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £66.44 on Amazon UK 57 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 63% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Bosch BGL3B112 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Bosch Vacuum Cleaners Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 70% of vacuums, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £84.67 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This vacuum is rated B for energy efficiency, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the BGL3B112 is £80, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner was released in October 2014.

Features

Average Weight

The weight of the BGL3B112 of 5.9kg is fairly typical compared to most other vacuums. It is heavier than 48% of all vacuums when ordered by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the BGL3B112 of 79dB is in the loudest 32% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of vacuum cleaners is 28dB, the loudest is 91dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

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Quite Low Maximum Input Power

The Bosch BGL3B has one of the lower maximum input powers (only 650 Watts) amongst vacuum cleaners of this age. The lowest maximum input power of vacuums is 3.6W and the highest is 8,600W.

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Not Cordless

The BGL3B112 is not cordless, although this is within the context that 94% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The BGL3B112 has a hard floor brush. 75% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Only E Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BGL3B112 has an E carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most vacuum cleaners. Most vacuums have a C carpet cleaning performance class. Across all vacuum cleaners the best carpet cleaning performance class is A and the worst is G.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The BGL3B112 has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Only C Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

The Bosch BGL3B112 has a better hard floor cleaning performance class than most vacuums. This vacuum has a C hard floor cleaning performance class, whereas most vacuum cleaners have an A hard floor cleaning performance class. The hard floor cleaning performance class of all vacuum cleaners ranges from F (worst) to A (best).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

robert bosch gmbh bgl3b110, bosch 220650wb10a, bosch bgl3b112, bosch 3b220, bgl3b220

Barcodes:

04053757443701, 04242002824963, 04242002828237, 04242002832005

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