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Bosch BGS5PET2GB Vacuum Cleaner

£299.99
800W Drum Vacuum Dry 8.3kg Mar 2015
C
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Good technical features
User reviews are average
Difficult to use
15 Reviews
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Average

Users have rated this vacuum on average 67 out of 100.

Bosch Has Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

Based on 1,593 user and expert reviews (including 18 verified purchases), Bosch has good reviews for its vacuums. Bosch also has good reviews specifically within its medium maximum input power vacuums range compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Expensive

We think this medium maximum input power vacuum cleaner looks expensive compared to other vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age. The price range of vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age is from £44 to £10,000,000.


Design

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”.

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.

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”.


Features

Good Technical Features

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


Audio

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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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.”.

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.

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” .

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.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Bosch released the BGS5PET2GB.


Weight & Dimensions

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.

Heavy

At 8.3 kilograms, the Bosch BGS5PET2GB is fairly heavy compared to most of the other vacuums of this spec and age. Vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner have weights of between 660g and 11kg, and the average weight is 6kg.

Other vacuum cleaners with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Siemens VSQ8PET (£223.77) (7.7kg), the Sebo BS 36 Comfort (£284.99) (7.9kg), or the Electrolux ZUOGREEN (8.3kg) which also has a higher rating.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 74 decibels, the BGS5PET2GB has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 74dB noise level vacuums currently available including the Siemens VSQ8PET (£223.77) which has better reviews.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuums that have been available for a similar time to it.

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B Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BGS5PET2GB has a B carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most medium maximum input power vacuums that were released more than two years ago. Most medium maximum input power vacuums that came out around the same time as it have a D carpet cleaning performance class. The worst carpet cleaning performance class of all similar spec vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as this vacuum cleaner is F and the best is A.

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Power

Supports Variable Power

The Bosch BGS5PET2GB supports variable power. Most of the other comparable spec vacuums that were launched around the same time as this vacuum cleaner also support variable power.

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Ergonomics

Has an Automatic Cord Rewinder

The Bosch BGS5PET2GB has an automatic cord rewinder, as do most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that were launched more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04242002811895

Bosch BGS5PET2GB Review Sources

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