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Bosch GL30

77

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Bosch GL30

£89.28
Bosch GL30
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A very economical to run and cheap 600W cylinder vacuum, with good features
600W Cylinder Dry 4.3kg May 2015 A
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Bosch GL-30 Vacuum – (600 W, A, 28 kWh, 2500 W, 220 – 240, Vacuum Cleaner Cylindrical)
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Bosch GL30 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Bosch GL30 number 174 in best selling vacuum cleaners, number 226 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 311 across all vacuum cleaners.
85
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£66 Over 10 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy 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.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lighter than average
Very high suction power
Louder than average noise level
Quite low maximum input power

Bosch GL30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Bosch Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

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

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £89.28 it is in the cheapest 36% of vacuums.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this vacuum is A, and the GL30 is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the GL30 is £66.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since May 2015.

Features

Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all vacuum cleaners is 76dB, with the quietest being 28dB and the loudest being 91dB. The noise level of the Bosch GL30 of 79dB is louder than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is in the loudest 31% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average

Across all the vacuum cleaners the weights range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The Bosch GL30's weight of only 4.3kg is lighter than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is in the lightest 19% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Low Maximum Input Power

Vacuums have maximum input powers of between 3.6W and 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W. With a maximum input power of only 600 Watts, the Bosch GL30 has one of the lower maximum input powers amongst vacuums of this age.

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Very High Suction Power

Across all the vacuum cleaners the suction powers range from 40W to 2,500W, and the average suction power is 550W. The Bosch GL30's suction power of 2,200W is higher than 96% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Removable Filter

The Bosch GL30 has a removable filter. 90% of vacuum cleaners do not have a removable filter.

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Only D Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

The Bosch GL30 has a D hard floor cleaning performance class which is better than most vacuum cleaners. Most vacuum cleaners have an A hard floor cleaning performance class. The worst hard floor cleaning performance class of all vacuums is F and the best is A.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Bosch GL30 has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 74% of vacuums do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Handle

The Bosch GL30 has a handle, unlike 89% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a handle.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch bgl3c235

Barcodes:

04242002825168, 04242002827797

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