Bosch GAS55 M AFC vs Makita VC3211MX1
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Bosch GAS55 M AFCvsMakita VC3211MX1

Bosch GAS55 M AFC

65

Overall Score

65

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old 1,380W drum vacuum cleaner, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
53
Value for Money
Average
65
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
65
Overall Score
Good
1,380W Drum Wet & Dry 16.2kg Mar 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Maximum Input Power 1,380W
Type Drum
Cleaning Type Wet & Dry
Weight 16.2kg
Release Date Mar 2014
Makita VC3211MX1

66

Overall Score

66

Overall Score

Makita VC3211MX1

£529.99
£90.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old 2,600W drum vacuum, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
53
Value for Money
Average
70
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£640 Over 10 Years
66
Overall Score
Good
2,600W Drum Wet & Dry 16.9kg Feb 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Maximum Input Power 2,600W
Type Drum
Cleaning Type Wet & Dry
Weight 16.9kg
Release Date Feb 2014
Bosch GAS55 M AFC

65

Overall Score

65

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old 1,380W drum vacuum cleaner, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
53
Value for Money
Average
65
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
65
Overall Score
Good
1,380W Drum Wet & Dry 16.2kg Mar 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Maximum Input Power 1,380W
Type Drum
Cleaning Type Wet & Dry
Weight 16.2kg
Release Date Mar 2014
Makita VC3211MX1

66

Overall Score

66

Overall Score

Makita VC3211MX1

£529.99
£90.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old 2,600W drum vacuum, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
53
Value for Money
Average
70
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£640 Over 10 Years
66
Overall Score
Good
2,600W Drum Wet & Dry 16.9kg Feb 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Maximum Input Power 2,600W
Type Drum
Cleaning Type Wet & Dry
Weight 16.9kg
Release Date Feb 2014

Top Prices

Bosch GAS55 M AFC Makita VC3211MX1
Powertool World
£649.95
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FFX Tools
Bosch GAS 55 M AFC 240v 1200W 55L Wet+Dry Extractor Vacuum (Brand new, unopened) - on
£677.00
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CPL Tools
Bosch GAS 55 M AFC Pro Dust Extractor Wet & Dry Vacuum Class M 1380W GAS55 240V (Brand new, unopened) - on
£709.98
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Tooled-Up.com
Bosch GAS 55 M AFC Wet & Dry Dust Extractor 240v (Brand new, unopened) - on
£779.95
Go to Store
4 Prices from 4 Stores | £649.95-£779.95
eBay
Makita VC3211MX1 M Class Wet & Dry Dust Extractor 110v (Brand new, unopened)
£529.99
Go to Store
Amazon UK
Makita VC3211MX1 240 V M Class Dust Extractor
£625.40
Go to Store
FFX Tools
Makita VC3211MX1 240v Dust Extractor M Class (Brand new, unopened) - on
£631.40
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FFX Tools
Makita VC3211MX1 110v Dust Extractor M Class (Brand new, unopened) - on
£649.00
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race-tools
Vacuum cleaner MAKITA VC3211MX1 32l 1050W 220mbar (Brand new, unopened) - on
£644.13
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Anglia Tool Centre
£649.96
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Sitebox
£683.94
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Terrier Tools
Makita VC3211MX1 32L M-Class Dust Extractor 240 Volt (Brand new, unopened) - on
£778.18
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Terrier Tools
Makita VC3211MX1 32L M-Class Dust Extractor 110 Volt (Brand new, unopened) - on
£811.78
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need4uk
Makita VC3211MX1 240v Dust Extractor M Class (Brand new, unopened) - on
£785.40
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Tooled-Up.com
Makita VC3211MX1 M Class Wet & Dry Dust Extractor 240v (Brand new, unopened) - on
£921.95
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Tooled-Up.com
Makita VC3211MX1 M Class Wet & Dry Dust Extractor 110v (Brand new, unopened) - on
£961.95
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Reasons For

Bosch GAS55 M AFC Makita VC3211MX1
3 Reasons For
700g Lighter
Bosch GAS55 M AFC is 16.2kg heavy, but the Makita VC3211MX1 is a 16.9kg heavy vacuum cleaner (700g heavier).

The weight of the vacuum cleaner, including all attachments that fit onto the device.

A lighter weight makes the vacuum easier to push, and makes carrying it up and down stairs less of a chore.

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£299 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Bosch GAS55 M AFC is £299 cheaper to run than the Makita VC3211MX1.
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Better Brand
Bosch vacuum cleaners have an average rating of 87.2%, however Makita has an average rating of 85%.
2 Reasons For
Cheaper by £120
The Makita VC3211MX1 costs £529.99, whereas the Bosch GAS55 M AFC is £649.95.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Date Released

Bosch GAS55 M AFC Makita VC3211MX1
48 months old 48 months old

Key Features

Maximum Input Power

This measures the power level of the vacuum cleaner, rated in watts.

The input power directly links to the suction power of the vacuum - a higher power means more suction, which means more efficient cleaning.

Weight

The weight of the vacuum cleaner, including all attachments that fit onto the device.

A lighter weight makes the vacuum easier to push, and makes carrying it up and down stairs less of a chore.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Vacuum cleaner running costs calculated based on an average of 2 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the vacuum cleaner and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving vacuum cleaners.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these vacuum cleaners for 10 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Bosch GAS55 M AFC
Bosch
GAS55 M AFC
43 trees 1.7 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Makita VC3211MX1
Makita
VC3211MX1
81 trees 3.2 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Power Bosch GAS55 M AFC Makita VC3211MX1
Maximum Input Power 1,380W 2,600W
BEST
 
 
 
Design Bosch GAS55 M AFC Makita VC3211MX1
Dust Capacity 55L
BEST
32L
Wet Dust Capacity 40L Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance Bosch GAS55 M AFC Makita VC3211MX1
Cleaning Type
wet & dry
 wet & dry
wet & dry
 wet & dry
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Bosch GAS55 M AFC Makita VC3211MX1
Weight 16.2kg
BEST
16.9kg
Height 865mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth 570mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width 450mm Unknown - Click to provide data

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