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Bosch GL40

70

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Bosch GL40

£179.00
Bosch GL40
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A very economical to run and good spec 700W cylinder vacuum cleaner, but representing only moderate value for money
700W Cylinder Dry 4.5kg Oct 2014 A
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Bosch GL40 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Bosch GL40 number 661 across all vacuum cleaners and number 707 in cylinder vacuum cleaners.
56
Value for Money
Average
75
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
80
Running Costs
£66 Over 10 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. 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.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lighter than average
C carpet cleaning performance class
Quite low maximum input power

Bosch GL40 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Bosch Vacuum Cleaners Have Very Good Reviews

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 manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £179.00 it is in the most expensive 30% of vacuums.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This vacuum is rated A for energy efficiency. The average 10 year running cost of the GL40 is £66 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Bosch vacuum was released in October 2014.

Features

Average Noise Level

The Bosch GL40's noise level of 75dB is relatively standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is louder than 64% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average

The weight of the Bosch GL40 of only 4.5kg is in the lightest 21% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. The lightest vacuum cleaner is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Quite Low Maximum Input Power

Across all the vacuum cleaners the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W. The Bosch GL40 has a fairly low maximum input power (only 700 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has a C carpet cleaning performance class, which is the most frequently found carpet cleaning performance class on vacuum cleaners.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Bosch GL40 has a washable filter. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a washable filter.

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Has a Parquet Brush

The Bosch GL40 has a parquet brush, unlike 88% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a parquet brush.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum 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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Has an Animal Care Setting

The Bosch GL40 has an animal care setting, which is unusual. 97% of vacuum cleaners do not have an animal care setting.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch bshbgl4petgbbosch, bosch bgl4petgb

Barcodes:

04242002831091, 04242002881614

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