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Bosch BGS5SIL66

69

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Bosch BGS5SIL66

Bosch BGS5SIL66
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A good spec but 2 year old 800W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with low running costs
800W Cylinder Dry 8.6kg Aug 2015 A
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Bosch BGS5SIL66 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Bosch BGS5SIL66 number 874 in cylinder vacuum cleaners.
73
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£200 Over 10 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%. Numatic vacuum cleaners 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 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £200 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report it is robust.
This Bosch vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Heavier than average
Only two nozzles

Bosch BGS5SIL66 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 2,435 expert and user reviews (including 844 verified purchases) for Bosch vacuum cleaners and found that on average Bosch has very good ratings. 91% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users 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.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This vacuum cleaner is rated A for energy efficiency, and the BGS5SIL66 has an average running cost of £200 over 10 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the BGS5SIL66 in August 2015.

Features

Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The BGS5SIL66's noise level of only 66dB is quieter than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is quieter than 92% of all vacuums when ranked 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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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Bosch BGS5SIL66 of 8.6kg is in the heaviest 10% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. The weights of vacuums range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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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 an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The BGS5SIL66 has an upholstery nozzle included. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Handle

The Bosch BGS5SIL66 has a handle, unlike 89% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a handle.

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Has a Removable Filter

The BGS5SIL66 has a removable filter. 90% of vacuum cleaners do not have a removable filter.

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Has a Washable Filter

The BGS5SIL66 has a washable filter, which is unusual. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a washable filter.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The BGS5SIL66 has a flexible hose, unlike 79% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a flexible hose.

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Has a Brush Tool

The BGS5SIL66 has a brush tool, unlike 84% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a brush tool.

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Only Two Nozzles

Most vacuum cleaners have between 1 and 23 nozzles, including the BGS5SIL66 which has two nozzles.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch bgs5sil66c, bosch bgs5sil66b

Barcodes:

00725350730208, 04242002760100, 04242002813059, 04242002813066, 05054531410628, 05057589038455, 09154403595906

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