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Bosch BSGL5AL2GB

£302.13
£220.34 £82 cheaper than 15 days ago
Bosch BSGL5AL2GB
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An excellently reviewed and very economical to run 700W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with a good price and good features
700W Cylinder Dry 6.8kg Mar 2015 A
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Bosch BSGL5AL2GB Power All Floor 2 Bagged Vacuum Cleaner, 4.5 L - Blue [Energy Class A]
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Bosch BSGL5AL2GB GL-50 Bagged Cylinder Cleaner in Moonlight Blue
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Bosch BSGL5AL2GB Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Bosch BSGL5AL2GB number 127 in cylinder vacuum cleaners, number 169 across all vacuum cleaners and number 201 in best selling vacuum cleaners.
94
Reviews
23 Reviews
80
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
74
Age
2 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£66 Over 10 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 23 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This Bosch vacuum cleaner has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £66 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report noise level, it is a good size and good suction. However they also report unsatisfactory technical guidance and difficult to empty.
The BSGL5AL2GB has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
A hard floor cleaning performance class
C carpet cleaning performance class
A fantastic all round vacuum cleaner, suitable for all floor types and with an extra long range, meaning there should be no need for re-plugging between rooms - quattropower system: bosch's high performance technology for outstanding cleaning results with low energy consumption
Energy efficiency class A
Best cleaning performance class on hard floor
Extra long cable for a 15 metre operting radius, minimises the need to change sockets
Washable HEPA filter: suitable for allergy sufferers - no follow up costs. dust re-emission class A
Heavier than average

Should You Buy it Now?

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Bosch BSGL5AL2GB In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

Owners have rated this vacuum cleaner as outstanding on average. 10 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance

Two people reckoned that the product did not have good technical guidance. Tailor said on Amazon two years ago “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 Bosch BSGL5AL2GB review.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was quiet. Denzil Kenrick Hawkins said two years ago “An excellent cleaner! I especially like it's near silent operation”. Kay Cooper gave the product a rating of 6 stars and she said on Amazon “It almost sucks the carpet up ! Much lighter and quieter than my old Miele” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

Users Report Difficult to Empty

One customer said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was not easy to empty. Tailor said in their Bosch BSGL5AL2GB review on Amazon “The bag can actually get full where as our previous (bagless) vacuum needed emptying every few uses”.

Bosch Vacuums Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who purchased the product wrote that it was compact. Dimitris Moisidis wrote in their Bosch BSGL5AL2GB review on Amazon two years ago “Very powerful, light and compact, easy to use”. Dimitris Moisidis also said “Powerful, compact, excellent energy-efficient vacuum cleaner” in their review.

One person considered that the product was a good body shape. Two years ago Tailor mentioned “It has the tools stored in to the body which is great, not sure that's clear from the manufacturer's description” and rated it 6 stars.

One person concluded that it was easy to carry around. Simone Rauch said on Amazon “Light & easy to carry around and very, very quiet” and gave it a score of 8 stars.

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Users Report Good Suction

Three owners who reviewed it considered that it had good suction. Tailor said on Amazon “So in conclusion, still impressed with the main unit and its build quality and suction, not mad on the attachments”.

Customers Report Good Environmental Credentials

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was good in terms of power usage.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

One owner who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Power Cord

One owner who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it had a good power cord. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Really good vacuum particularly impressed by long power cord and light weight”.

Users Report That it is Robust

One owner who reviewed the product thought it was well made.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Five people who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was good quality. Tailor mentioned two years ago “* Body has a quality look and feel * Huge amount of suction, especially considering it's one of the new breed of energy efficient vacuums”. I. Rawes rated it 6 stars and mentioned “Good build quality but, boy, you'd get more suction crawling around on your hands” in their review of the Bosch BSGL5AL2GB. Philb gave the product a score of 6 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I first bought a bosch vacuum cleaner about 10 years ago and I was so impressed by the quality”.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 78% of vacuums, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. At £220.34 it appears to be great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this vacuum cleaner is A, and the BSGL5AL2GB is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the BSGL5AL2GB is £66.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the BSGL5AL2GB in March 2015.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all vacuum cleaners is 6.1kg, with the lightest being 300g and the heaviest being 75kg. The weight of the BSGL5AL2GB of 6.8kg is heavier than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is heavier than 68% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The BSGL5AL2GB's noise level of 75dB is fairly typical compared to most other vacuums. It is in the loudest 42% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 700 Watts, the Bosch BSGL5AL2GB has a relatively standard maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners.

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has a C carpet cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuum cleaners.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch bsgl5al2gb

Barcodes:

00000000575069, 04242002820965

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