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Bosch GL-30

86

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Bosch GL-30

£101.69
Bosch GL-30
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An astonishingly cheap and newly released 600W cylinder vacuum, with great user reviews and good features
600W Cylinder Dry 4.3kg Aug 2017 A
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Bosch BGL3A212GB GL-30 600W Bagged Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner Blue 4L Grade A
£101.69
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Bosch GL-30 600 W Vacuum Cleaners, Black/Blue
£199.99
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Bosch GL-30 - Bodenstaubsauger mit Staubbeutel - BGL3B110 nordkapblau-metallic (Brand new, unopened)
£119.15
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Bosch GL-30 - Vacuum Cleaner with Bag - bgl3b110 North Cape Blue Metallic (Brand new, unopened)
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Bosch GL-30 Review

Representing excellent value for money and at under only 6 months old, we have ranked the Bosch GL-30 number 9 in cylinder vacuum cleaners, number 10 across all vacuum cleaners and number 242 in best selling vacuum cleaners.
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Reviews
1 Review
95
Value for Money
Excellent
78
Features
Good Features
92
Age
6 Months Old
85
Running Costs
£66 Over 10 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
Released by Bosch 5 months ago, it is one of the newest vacuum cleaners on the market, incorporating some of the latest vacuum cleaner features. View the latest vacuums 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £66 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 fairly priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Lighter than average
Not cordless

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £55.70 on eBay 11 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 76% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Bosch GL-30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This vacuum received a rating of 80% from vacuum cleaner expert review site Trusted Reviews.

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Bosch Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

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

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner wrote that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Brilliant Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 6 months old but has average features. However at £101.69 it is cheaper than 57% of vacuums.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Bosch GL-30 and the United Kingdom price of £101.69 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $151.35 (£208.68).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This vacuum has an energy efficiency classification of A, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the GL-30 is £66, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Just Released Six Months Ago

This vacuum is one of the newest vacuums to be released.

Features

Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Bosch GL-30's noise level of only 75dB is quieter than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is in the quietest 35% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. Across all the vacuums the noise levels range from 28dB to 91dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

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Lighter Than Average

Vacuum cleaners have weights of between 300g and 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The Bosch GL-30's weight of only 4.3kg is in the lightest 19% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Quite High Maximum Input Power

When compared to other vacuums that we have assessed the maximum input power of, the Bosch GL-30's maximum input power of 2,400 Watts is one of the highest. The average maximum input power of vacuums is 1,100W.

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Not Cordless

The Bosch GL-30 is not cordless, although this is within the context that 94% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Very High Suction Power

The Bosch GL-30's suction power of 2,500W is very high compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is higher than 99% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature. Vacuum cleaners have suction powers of between 40W and 2,500W, and the average suction power is 550W.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The Bosch GL-30 has a flexible hose, unlike 79% of vacuums which do not have a flexible hose.

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Has a Soft Grip Handle

The Bosch GL-30 has a soft grip handle, which is unusual. 98% of vacuum cleaners do not have a soft grip handle.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Bosch GL-30 has a hard floor brush. 75% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Bosch GL-30 has a brush tool. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a brush tool.

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Has a Handle

The Bosch GL-30 has a handle, unlike 89% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a handle.

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Has a Removable Filter

The Bosch GL-30 has a removable filter, which is unusual. 90% of vacuum cleaners do not have a removable filter.

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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 frequently found hard floor cleaning performance class on 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 vacuums.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Bosch GL-30 has an upholstery nozzle included. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Hose Included

The Bosch GL-30 has a hose included, unlike 96% of vacuums which do not have a hose included.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Bosch GL-30 has a washable filter. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a washable filter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

robert bosch gmbh bgl3b110, bosch bshbgl3allgbbosch, bosch bgl3a212agl30, bosch bgl3b110gb, bosch bgl3a212gb, bosch bgl3allgb, bosch bgl3a310, bosch gl30pro

Barcodes:

04242002820972, 04242002824963, 04242002824987, 04242002825120, 04242002847498, 04242002922201, 04242002934297, 04242002996585, 04242005041138, 04242005041145, 04242005041152

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