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Dirt Devil Featherlite Vacuum Cleaner

1,320W Upright Vacuum Dry 4.4kg Dec 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
One industry award
Good size
Affordable price
284 Reviews + 1 Award
Howstuffworks.com Best Buy

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Affordable Price

Sixty people who bought the product considered that it was good value for money. Howstuffworks.com said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Lightweight, price” however despite that they gave it a rating of 40 out of 100. Howstuffworks.com also said “Affordable price” in their review. Howstuffworks.com also wrote “With its reasonable price” in their review.

Two people reckoned that it was expensive. Srinapa wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “It's very expensive” and scored the product 4 stars out of 5. Five years ago Kaysgrammy said on Walmart.com “Super easy to empty and--best of all--no expensive bags to buy!”.

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Easy to Empty

Twelve people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to empty. Redbear5577 wrote on Walmart.com four years ago “Works really well the easy emptying cannister is a big plus Im in an apt with tight spaces” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Plavonrep scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said on Walmart.com “It is easy to empty, easy to pull around behind you”. Momto2 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “I love the easy to empty canister and the long retractable cord” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Portable

Thirty-five owners who bought it reckoned that it was easy to move around. Norcalgsl wrote “This vacuum is powerful, lightweight and very affordable”. Nvrgvup wrote on Walmart.com “I wanted something small and lightweight”. Nvrgvup also wrote “It is extremely lightweight and the power that this little machine puts out is incredible! I like the one touch release of the canister” in their review.

Good Suction

Sixty-six owners who purchased the product concluded that it had good suction. Patti wrote in her review of the Dirt Devil Featherlite two years ago “The vacuum has great suction from hose and base of canister” nonetheless she gave the product a rating of 2 stars out of 5. Numberoneshoppper mentioned “The best part about it is that it is light weight and has very strong suction!” and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Redline15k wrote on Walmart.com “It has real suction power and it is a great price” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Poor Brush

Four owners who purchased this vacuum cleaner mentioned that it did not have a good brush. In April last year Po D said “The Dusting Brush has NO brush at all” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Missy said on Walmart.com “The suction is great, however the carpet brush does not work properly” and scored it 2 stars out of 5. Erineyes wrote on Walmart.com three years ago “The thing is useless without a floor brush”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Six people agreed that this vacuum cleaner was good at cleaning pet hair. Five years ago Plavonrep wrote “I mainly purchased it to clean up pet hair from our hardwood floors” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Mistyz said “Sucks up pet hair wonderfully!”. Seventy7 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “Removed pet hair from sofa, love a canister vacuum”.

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Jojo1958 said “I have 2 boxers and plenty of dog hair on my hard wood floors”.

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Good Filter

Ten customers said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner had a good filter. Pickypeggy wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “It will start to loose suction so you know you need to clean the filter”. Pickypeggy also wrote “It still has great suction as long as you clean the filter after many uses” in their review. An anonymous author mentioned “I love the fact that I can clean the Hepa filter often since I have severe reactions to air-born toxins” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Poor Power Cord

One owner thought the Dirt Devil Featherlite did not have a good power cord. Terrilynne mentioned “The On/Off button quit working after a few months and the power cord quit retracting, royal pain in my back!”.


Reviews

One Industry Award

Websites Howstuffworks.com wrote that this high maximum input power vacuum would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This high maximum input power vacuum received a score of 40% from vacuum expert review website Howstuffworks.com. Experts don't rate this vacuum very highly.

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this high maximum input power vacuum is 81 out of 100 based on 285 user reviews. Over 77% of reviewers gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Dirt Devil Has Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

We checked 295 expert and owner reviews (including 110 verified purchases) for Dirt Devil vacuum cleaners and found that on average Dirt Devil has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Dirt Devil has good reviews specifically for its high maximum input power vacuum cleaners. 82% of those that bought a Dirt Devil vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Six people who bought the product agreed that it was quiet. Mountainmomma357 wrote on Walmart.com “We have dirt and occasionally clumps of it comes out of shoes and bits of grass get brought in quiet a bit”. Three years ago Westjrarl wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I put the parts on plugged it in and for a vac it was quiet which is a major plus” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Windrider8 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I like this very much, fairly quiet”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Simcomex wrote three years ago “It's less noisy than my handeld Eureka vaccum” and rated the product 4 stars out of 5. Bluesonikku scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “I found them cumbersome, tangling and noisy at best”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Three people wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner had good features. Norcalgsl mentioned on Walmart.com “Best features are the retractable cord” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Five years ago Worthmytime wrote on Walmart.com “And there are just enough features to meet my needs” in their Dirt Devil Featherlite review and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Grandmayvette mentioned “This vacuum works great and has many nice features” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Thirty-three people wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their Dirt Devil Featherlite review “It's a lightweight device that proves easily maneuverable”. Ten years ago expert website Howstuffworks.com wrote “This lightweight vacuum is a suitable match for people who dont want to lug a heavy machine from”. Howstuffworks.com also wrote “The Dirt Devil Featherlite Carpet Extractor MCE6000 is as lightweight as its name suggests” in their review.

Fourteen customers concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Merple said three years ago “The upright vacuums are to bulky & heavy for me to maneuver” and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars. Minibuglady said on Walmart.com “If you've been using a very heavy vacuum”. Theshutinshopper wrote on Walmart.com “I hadn't been able to use it because it was heavy and the floor attachment was too small.(No carpets) I have huge problems with my back” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Ten people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Momoca said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Light and easy”. Foxbotn mentioned “Great suction power and easy to carry around and store away”. Three years ago Carencola said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “Small and easy to carry around” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Seven customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Toptenreviews.com said “The Dirt Devil FeatherLite SD40100 is a popular choice due to its compact design and efficiency at cleaning bare floors”. New2flatscreenvt gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on Walmart.com five years ago “It is compact enough to fit in a cabinet as storage is an issue in my home”. Yarasa wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “Compact easy to handle and powerful”.

One customer concluded that it was thin. Onlineshopper0624 gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “This excellent priced vacuum has great suction power! Works great to pick up all the dog hair from my Siberian Husky! It works ok on thin carpet”.

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Light

At only 4.4 kilograms, the Featherlite is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuums that are a similar age to this vacuum cleaner. Similar spec vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to this vacuum have weights of between 5g and 110kg, and the average weight is 7.2kg.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Three people concluded that it had good technical guidance. Mrfrendan gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “Actually does seem to help this basic canister type vacuum achieve a boost in suction! The vacuum has a flimsy plastic hose that connects to the vacuum”. Three years ago Erineyes wrote on Walmart.com “The reviews were great and it even has a help a filter”. Intune scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “I was easily able to locate the correct user manual on dirtdevil”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since April 2017.


Design

Easy to Use

Twenty-five people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Nvrgvup wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The attachments come in extra handy”. Richie mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com last year “Even my daughter tried to use it and so happy on what she have seen” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Ml567 said in their Dirt Devil Featherlite review “Much easier to use”.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Thejosho mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It's simple to assemble and use”. David scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said on Walmart.com “Took a chance and ordered this one and it arrived in perfect condition, easy to assemble and it works great”. Four years ago Blenderfan rated this vacuum cleaner a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “Very easy to assemble, takes no time at all”.

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to handle. Onlineshopper0624 scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said on Walmart.com “Handling is ok for this particular style of vacuum”. Trakker69 wrote “The suction is very good, handles ok” in their review of this vacuum cleaner but they gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

One owner wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to setup. Grandmasandie said three years ago “Use it often because it is easy to set up and use”.

One person who purchased this vacuum cleaner thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. J63050 mentioned “It's very lite weight easy to hold while vaccuming furnitue or stairs.I would highly recommend this vaccum I don't think it would be good for whole house carpet” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Seven owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Ninnieshka said “It's good quality/purchase product” but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Windrider8 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Well engineered unit, does a nice job of doing what a vacuum does best”. Saluda mentioned on Walmart.com four years ago “It's well designed and practical” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Not Cordless

Like most of the other vacuums of this type and age, the Featherlite is not cordless.

If you are looking for a vacuum that is cordless then you might want to consider the BCH61840GB (£199.99), or the Athlet BCH625KTGB (£95.00) both from Bosch or the Koblenz DV-110 KG3 which is also higher rated.

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Robust

Seven owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was strong and durable. Mrfrendan said on Walmart.com four years ago “It goes together sturdy enough to not make me worry” and gave the Dirt Devil Featherlite a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Also four years ago Utahant wrote on Walmart.com “The wand is telescopic, sturdy metal, I don't have to bend over (I'm 5'6”. Bluesonikku wrote on Walmart.com “The wheels and the floor head feel as though they could be made of more tougher, rugged plastic.  Over all I'm happy with the purchase of my first Dirt Devil” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Five people said in their reviews that the product was well made. Conram said “Great on my hardwood and tile floors; plus, I can get under beds, etc! It appears to be well made; the wand is metal!” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Bellsa gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It's quality built and loves to be put to work”. Melmaker mentioned on Walmart.com “Light and compact, yet surprisingly solid and sturdy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Nice Design

Seven people who purchased the product said that it was good looking. Four years ago Mrfrendan mentioned on Walmart.com “Changing to this canister style already has me loving being able to pass up the vacuum bag aisle when shopping!” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Worthmytime wrote “But, this model is pretty outstanding” . Mary wrote “I got this on sale for $50 almost two years ago and I have to say it's pretty darn awesome” in his review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Three customers who purchased it agreed that it was well designed. Utahant mentioned “Love the design of it, buttons are easy to press with foot” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the Dirt Devil Featherlite a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

Three customers agreed that the product was smooth. Teyma said on Walmart.com four years ago “Also we only have smooth surface flooring throughout our apartment so I can only speak for tile, hardwood flooring”. Bluesonikku rated it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “It also rolls smoothly on carpet (Or any smooth flooring) because of the large non-caster wheels (Except a small one on the front) that used to catch on the cord”. Jcrash rated it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “Great on smooth floors short pile rugs” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

One person said in their reviews that the product was neat.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Dirt Devil Featherlite has a hard floor brush, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to this vacuum cleaner.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The Dirt Devil Featherlite has a crevice tool. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and type to this vacuum cleaner also have a crevice tool.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dirt devil ud70100rm, dirt devil ud30010, dirt devil ud70222, dirt devil ud40285, dirt devil sd40100, dirt devil sd40120, dirt devil 085590
Barcodes 00046034893164, 00046034896929, 00046034898978, 00046034899555, 00046034900619, 00046034902132, 00460348995558

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