Bosch BGS5SIL66B
Bosch BGS5SIL66
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Bosch BGS5SIL66B

A 2 year old 800 Watt Cylinder vacuum vacuum with average features
800W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 8.6kg Aug 2015
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Bosch BGS5SIL66 Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features, we have ranked the Bosch BGS5SIL66 number 336 across all vacuum cleaners.
Average Features
2 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%. Numatic vacuums have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this vacuum cleaner is slightly out of date, and newer vacuums with more up to date technology are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
Customers report it is robust.
This vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports variable power
Has a washable filter

Bosch BGS5SIL66 In-Depth Analysis


Bosch Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

We checked 1,901 expert and owner reviews (including 681 verified purchases) for Bosch vacuums and found that on average Bosch has very good reviews compared to other brands. 91% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

One Bosch BGS5SIL66 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned in their Bosch BGS5SIL66 review “Its built in "Sensor Control" logic is totally illogical of what a vacuum should do”.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

One customer wrote that this vacuum cleaner was easy to use.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £170.00 it is more expensive than 71% of vacuum cleaners.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Bosch BGS5SIL66 and the United Kingdom price of £170.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $520.00 (£675.74).

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Vacuums have weights of between 3.2g and 30kg, and the average weight is 5.9kg. The weight of the BGS5SIL66 of 8.6kg is fairly heavy compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 10% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 800 Watts, the Bosch BGS5SIL66 has a pretty average maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners.

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Has a Washable Filter

The BGS5SIL66 has a washable filter, unlike 86% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a washable filter.

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Supports Variable Power

The BGS5SIL66 supports variable power, which is unusual. 71% of vacuum cleaners do not support variable power.

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Has a Removable Filter

The BGS5SIL66 has a removable filter, unlike 91% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a removable filter.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The Bosch BGS5SIL66 has a flexible hose, which is unusual. 83% of vacuum cleaners do not have a flexible hose.

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Has a Handle

The BGS5SIL66 has a handle. 91% of vacuums do not have a handle.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Bosch BGS5SIL66 has an upholstery nozzle included, unlike 76% of vacuum cleaners which do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of vacuum cleaners is 7.5dB, the loudest is 91dB, and the average noise level is 77dB. The Bosch BGS5SIL66's noise level of only 66dB is in the quietest 7% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Brush Tool

The BGS5SIL66 has a brush tool. 84% of vacuums do not have a brush tool.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Bosch vacuum cleaner was released in August 2015.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch bgs5sil66b, bosch bgs5sil66c
Barcodes 04242002760100, 04242002813066, 05054531410628, 09154403595906
£70 Cheaper
Hugely quieter noise level
A bit heavier
£72 Cheaper
Significantly better user reviews
Slightly heavier
Quieter noise level
0.5g lighter
£75 More Expensive