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An economical to run and top-rated 800W drum vacuum, with good features
800W Drum Dry 8.3kg Mar 2015 C
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Bosch BGS5PET2GB Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Bosch BGS5PET2GB number 708 in cylinder vacuum cleaners.
26 Reviews
Good Features
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£94 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 67%, based on 26 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of C, and its running costs of £94 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
Customers report product quality, excellent technical features and easy to empty. However they also report that it is difficult to use.
This Bosch vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
B carpet cleaning performance class
Quieter than average noise level
Unique sensorbagless technology: quiet and incredibly powerful with minimal maintenance required
AirBumper protects your furniture and walls from knocks and bumps
Washable HEPA filter: suitable for allergy sufferers - no follow up costs. dust re-emission class A
Extra-thorough cleaning of pet hair with airturbo system. reaches class B in cleaning performance class on carpet
Integrated rotatioclean system: no contact with dust during the filter cleaning process
Heavier than average

Bosch BGS5PET2GB In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

People who bought this vacuum rated this vacuum cleaner 67% on average.

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Users Report That it is Difficult to Use

One customer wrote that it was not easy to use. Angelika said “It is much heavier, if not the heaviest model on the market - & clumsy to use”.

Bosch Has Very Good Vacuum Cleaner 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 cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Two Bosch BGS5PET2GB reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Ruth D Ross-Thomson said on Amazon “Well made.”. Angelika said on Amazon two years ago “While obv a better quality than my last Bosch” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Two Bosch BGS5PET2GB owners who bought the Bosch BGS5PET2GB reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report Easy to Empty

One Bosch BGS5PET2GB reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to empty. Ruth D Ross-Thomson said “It is slightly easier to empty than the old Dyson.”.

Customers Report Good Suction

Five customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good suction. Angelika she mentioned on Amazon “The best thing about this machine is its powerful suction re”. Edyta T. scored the Bosch BGS5PET2GB 4 stars and mentioned “I have used for a while, suction power is nice”. Kurt Pedersen wrote in his review of the Bosch BGS5PET2GB on Amazon “Talking about suction, wife thought it was a mike ! Still haven't found her knickers Hmmmmmmmmmmm” and scored the product 5 stars.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two Bosch BGS5PET2GB owners thought the Bosch BGS5PET2GB was quiet. Ruth D Ross-Thomson mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It is much quieter than the old Dyson DC01” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Ozzy wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It really is much quieter than a non-compressor vacuum cleaner”.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was noisy.

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Users Report Good Brush

One Bosch BGS5PET2GB reviewer who reviewed it thought it had a good brush. Ruth D Ross-Thomson mentioned “Even with the turbo brush it takes around 5-10 strokes to do what the Dyson use to do in 1-2 strokes” .

Users Report Good Filter

One Bosch BGS5PET2GB owner thought it had a good filter. Two years ago Edyta T. said on Amazon “It is annoying that container is empty, filter cleaned” in their Bosch BGS5PET2GB review.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Five customers who bought it thought it was heavy and bulky. Ruth D Ross-Thomson wrote two years ago “It was heavy and noisy” . Ozzy wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “And the body is quite bulky which may be a problem for other users, although not a problem for me while I'm young” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Two years ago Angelika said on Amazon “Have dealt with heavy loads most of my life.” in her review of the Bosch BGS5PET2GB.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two Bosch BGS5PET2GB owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Two years ago N Heubeck mentioned “I like some of the features such as the removable brush cylinder and it is a powerful and solid machine”.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Bosch vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency classification of C, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the BGS5PET2GB will cost £94 over 10 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the BGS5PET2GB in March 2015.


Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all vacuums is 6.1kg, with the lightest being 300g and the heaviest being 75kg. The weight of the Bosch BGS5PET2GB of 8.3kg is heavier than 88% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Bosch BGS5PET2GB of only 74dB is quieter than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is quieter than 69% 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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Average Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 800 Watts, the Bosch BGS5PET2GB has a relatively standard maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners.

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B Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BGS5PET2GB has a better carpet cleaning performance class than most vacuum cleaners. This vacuum has a B carpet cleaning performance class, whereas most vacuum cleaners 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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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is the most commonly found hard floor cleaning performance class on vacuum cleaners.

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