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A very economical to run 600W Cylinder vacuum vacuum cleaner with alright reviews but poor features
600W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 8.3kg Mar 2015
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Bosch BGS4HYGGB Review

With low running costs but good reviews, we have ranked the Bosch BGS4HYGGB number 964 across all vacuum cleaners.
5 Reviews
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£148 Over 10 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 65%. Numatic vacuums have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £148 over 10 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 1,561 vacuums that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is a good size, noise level and good suction.
This Bosch vacuum cleaner is missing some features:
Quite low maximum input power
Only D hard floor cleaning performance class

Bosch BGS4HYGGB In-Depth Analysis


Bosch Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

Based on 2,299 expert and owner reviews (including 948 verified purchases), Bosch has very good ratings for its vacuum cleaners. 92% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

One owner who reviewed the product said that it was thin. Three years ago Annie Bee rated it 6 stars and she wrote in her review of the Bosch BGS4HYGGB “Also the plug is so slim line that I find it difficult to grip”. One person who purchased it concluded that it was compact. Annie Bee said in her review of this vacuum cleaner “The Allergy 2 is smart, compact, relatively light” and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 6 stars.

One customer who purchased this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was heavy and bulky.

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Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

One owner who bought it considered that it was quiet.

Users Report Good Suction

One person who purchased it considered that it had good suction.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

One person who purchased the product considered that it was good value for money. Three years ago Annie Bee rated the product 4 stars and she said on Amazon “Sorry Bosch, one star deducted for the increased price and one more star deducted for all of these niggles”.



The average weight of all vacuum cleaners is 5.9kg, with the lightest being 2.7g and the heaviest being 30kg. The BGS4HYGGB's weight of 8.3kg is in the heaviest 12% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Bosch BGS4HYGGB's noise level of only 73dB is fairly quiet compared to most other vacuums. It is in the quietest 24% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all vacuums is 77dB, with the quietest being 7.5dB and the loudest being 91dB.

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Quite Low Maximum Input Power

The lowest maximum input power of vacuums is 3.6W, the highest is 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W. The BGS4HYGGB has one of the lower maximum input powers (only 600 Watts) amongst vacuums of this age.

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Only D Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

The BGS4HYGGB has a better hard floor cleaning performance class than most vacuums. This vacuum has a D 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 vacuums ranges from F (worst) to A (best).

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has a C carpet cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuums.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The BGS4HYGGB has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 76% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The BGS4HYGGB has a hard floor brush. 78% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Supports Variable Power

The Bosch BGS4HYGGB supports variable power, unlike 70% of vacuums which do not support variable power.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Bosch vacuum was released in March 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This vacuum has an efficiency rating of A. The BGS4HYGGB is one of the cheaper to run vacuums that we have analysed for 10 year running costs. Based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the BGS4HYGGB is £148.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

boschproduct bgs4hyggb, summer bgs4hyggb, bosch bgs4hyggb


04242002814025, 04242002814032

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