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Bosch BSGL5AL2GB

Bosch BSGL5AL2GB Vacuum Cleaner

700W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 6.8kg Mar 2015
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16 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

BSGL5AL2GB owners on average rated this vacuum cleaner as superb. This Bosch vacuum in the top 17% of all the vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for more than a year when ranked by user rating.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several Bosch BSGL5AL2GB reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was quiet. Denzil Kenrick Hawkins mentioned “An excellent cleaner! I especially like it's near silent operation” in their Bosch BSGL5AL2GB review. Kay Cooper mentioned on Amazon “It almost sucks the carpet up ! Much lighter and quieter than my old Miele” in her Bosch BSGL5AL2GB review. Simone Rauch gave it a score of 5 stars and she mentioned last year “Light & easy to carry around and very, very quiet”.

Good Size

A few Bosch BSGL5AL2GB owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Dimitris Moisidis wrote on Amazon “Powerful, compact, excellent energy-efficient vacuum cleaner”.

One person concluded that the product was a good body shape. In October last year Tailor wrote in their review of the Bosch BSGL5AL2GB on Amazon “It has the tools stored in to the body which is great, not sure that's clear from the manufacturer's description” and rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars.

One Bosch BSGL5AL2GB reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to carry around.

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Quite Big Operating Radius

At 15 meters, the BSGL5AL2GB has a fairly big operating radius compared to most of the other similar spec vacuums that have been available for more than a year. Across all the vacuums of a similar age and type to the BSGL5AL2GB the operating radiuss range from 4m to 32m.

If you are looking for a vacuum cleaner with a bigger operating radius then you might also want to look at the Numatic Harry Hoover HHR200-12[plb_2901778_price] (26.8m).

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Good Product Quality

Some Bosch BSGL5AL2GB owners who bought the product considered that it was good quality. In October last year I. Rawes wrote “Good build quality but, boy, you'd get more suction crawling around on your hands” in their review of the Bosch BSGL5AL2GB. Philb wrote in October “I was so impressed by the quality”. Tailor wrote on Amazon “* Body has a quality look and feel* Huge amount of suction, especially considering it's one of the new breed of energy efficient vacuums.* 4 wheels”.

Good Suction

A few Bosch BSGL5AL2GB owners said in their reviews that it had good suction. Last year Tailor mentioned on Amazon “So in conclusion, still impressed with the main unit and its build quality and suction, not mad on the attachments”.

Good Environmental Credentials

A few Bosch BSGL5AL2GB reviewers agreed that the Bosch BSGL5AL2GB was good in terms of power usage.

Good Brand

Bosch is one of the better rated vacuum cleaner brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Bosch also has good ratings for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners.

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Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Dimitris Moisidis mentioned on Amazon “Very powerful, light and compact, easy to use”.

Good Power Cord

One customer said in their reviews that the product had a good power cord. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Really good vacuum particularly impressed by long power cord and light weight” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Robust

One Bosch BSGL5AL2GB owner who bought the product wrote that it was well made.

Very Long Cable Length

At 12 meters, the BSGL5AL2GB has a very long cable length compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar age and type to the BSGL5AL2GB. The shortest cable length of low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the BSGL5AL2GB is 5m and the longest is 12m.

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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 similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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A Dust Re-Emission Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A dust re-emission class, which is typical of many vacuums of this spec and age.

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Fairly Large Dust Capacity

The average dust capacity of vacuum cleaners of this type and age is 3.4L, and the dust capacitys range from 0.24L to 10L. At 4.5 liters, the BSGL5AL2GB has a quite large dust capacity compared to most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for a similar time to the BSGL5AL2GB.

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has a C carpet cleaning performance class, which is the most commonly found carpet cleaning performance class on low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The Bosch BSGL5AL2GB does not have a brush tool, although keep in mind that most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as the BSGL5AL2GB also do not have a brush tool.

Other vacuums which also have a brush tool that you might also want to consider include the Numatic Henry Hoover HVR200-12[plb_2901788_price].

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Poor Support

A few Bosch BSGL5AL2GB owners thought it did not have good technical guidance. Tailor said “It has memory.* It doesn't have a vent in the handle for when it does get stuck.* Instructions confusing as they cover a range of vacuums all with different filters” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Difficult to Empty

One Bosch BSGL5AL2GB owner who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was not easy to empty. Tailor mentioned “The bag can actually get full where as our previous (bagless) vacuum needed emptying every few uses” but even so they still gave it a score of 5 stars.

Not Cordless

The Bosch BSGL5AL2GB is not cordless. Most of the other comparable spec vacuums that have been around for around the same time as the BSGL5AL2GB are also not cordless.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Bosch BSGL5AL2GB

Average Weight

The BSGL5AL2GB has a pretty typical weight (6.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is typical of many vacuums of a comparable type and age to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other Dry vacuum cleaners currently available including the Hoover A-Cubed Silence[plb_2849092_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Noise Level

The Bosch BSGL5AL2GB has a relatively standard noise level (75 decibels) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to the BSGL5AL2GB.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Bosch released the BSGL5AL2GB over a year ago.

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User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 25 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Really good vacuum particularly impressed by long power cord and light weight...

Reviewed 3 July 2016 by MacGyver
(Verified Purchase)

This sucks...

Reviewed 29 April 2016 by PhilB
(Verified Purchase)

I first bought a bosch vacuum cleaner about 10 years ago and I was so impressed by the quality. This latest one is a poor copy. The materials and fittings are much lower grade and I cannot see it... Read more…

Reviewed 4 September 2015 by Mrs C.
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 26 August 2015 by Kay cooper
(Verified Purchase)

Very powerful little vacuum cleaner. On full power, it almost sucks the carpet up ! Much lighter and quieter than my old Miele. The very long flex is a great feature, as is the long telescopic... Read more…

Reviewed 16 June 2015 by Denzil Kenrick Hawkins
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent cleaner! I especially like it's near silent operation,and it's cleaning power,even on the low settings.

Reviewed 12 June 2015 by I. Rawes

Good build quality but, boy, you'd get more suction crawling around on your hands and knees with a milkshake straw and a bit of toilet paper over the end for a filter. The carpet-cleaning head... Read more…

Reviewed 25 May 2015 by DJB
(Verified Purchase)

Very good power. So far it has performed brilliantly!

(Verified Purchase)

What an appliance! I was a bit reluctant as I was used to a different model but this vacuum is simply GREAT. Very powerful, light and compact, easy to use. And POWERFUL. The suction is... Read more…

Reviewed 15 March 2015 by Simone Rauch
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great vacuum cleaner. Light & easy to carry around and very,very quiet. Can only recommend this one.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch bsgl5al2, bosch bsgl5al2g, bosch bsgl5al2gb, bosch bsgl5al2gbb, bosch bsgl5al2gbbl
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