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Dyson DC19

(297 reviews)
Dyson DC19
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Digital Versus 5 Star
Our Verdict:
The highest review score cylinder vacuum cleaner around, with OK running costs
1,400W Cylinder Dry 6.1kg Jun 2007
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Dyson DC19 Review

With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Dyson DC19 number 374 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 833 across all vacuum cleaners.
98
Reviews
428 Reviews + 1 Award
75
Features
Good Features
60
Age
11 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has exceptional expert reviews and great user reviews with 92% of buyers recommending this vacuum cleaner to others. This vacuum cleaner has received an industry award from Digital Versus. Looking across the entire Shark vacuum cleaner range, the average reviews for all Shark vacuums are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuums with better features are available. However this Dyson vacuum cleaner has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
The DC19 has running costs of £340 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 1,386 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report good suction, that it is easy to use and excellent product quality. However they also report poor power cord and unacceptable noise level.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Has a washable filter
Root cyclone technology
Flat out floor tool
Clear bin
Adjustable wand
On-board tool storage
Not cordless

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Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this Dyson vacuum cleaner was very good. This was from Digital Versus who gave it an "5 Star".

Excellent Expert Reviews

This vacuum received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from Digital Versus. If all the vacuum cleaners are ranked by average expert review score then this Dyson vacuum is in the top 11%.

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Good User Reviews

This vacuum cleaner has an average user rating of 85% based on 427 user reviews. 269 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Poor Power Cord

Two owners concluded that the product did not have a good power cord.

  • The electrical lead is reluctant to recoil…
    Pandy123 (Argos.co.uk) - November 2014
  • My only gripe is that the power cord doesn't retract very fast any more…
    Neil Martin - January 2016

Customers Report Good Suction

63 owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good suction.

  • It's worth paying the extra for this vacuum cleaner which actually works! There is no apparent loss of suction with use…
    Keith - January 2012
  • The downside to this brush is that the suction power is so good it pulls the carpet up slightly from the floor…
    Justso - September 2011
  • It is light, easy to move around and has tremendous suction power…
    John J. - January 2012
  • The ease of emptying contents and cleaning the filter ensures suction is maintained and air exhausted into the room is not contaminated…
    Lucy - October 2011
  • You can manoeuvre the wand easily into difficult places and the suction is very good…
    Min - July 2011
  • The suction is great…
    Mr Buyer - January 2012
  • It does not loose suction and looks quite nifty too…
    Mr D Hough - May 2012
  • Fantastic suction - almost lifts carpets from floor!
    Annette - September 2011
  • The suction is excellent and even when it is full it will still suck…
    Corin Pitchers - November 2011
  • It does what it says sucks all that is left on the floor, great suction, easy to use…
    D. M. Hall - November 2011

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Nine customers wrote in their reviews that it was noisy.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

37 people wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to use and four owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner said that it was easy to assemble.

  • It is incredibly easy to use…
    Louise R - October 2011
  • It is easy to use and quite light…
    Michael Watson - January 2012
  • Easy to use and easy to empty no messing…
    Bean - September 2011
  • It does what it says sucks all that is left on the floor, great suction, easy to use and easy to empty…
    D. M. Hall - November 2011
  • Its easy to use, both for carpets…
    Gerry - January 2012
  • One has to use one hand to release the lower arm…
    ElGreco - December 2011
  • Overall a good vacuum, good suction, nice to use etc…
    GS1 (Argos.co.uk) - November 2015
  • The old tools were easier to use in my opinion, also the tube is plastic on this one not metal…
    GS1 (Argos.co.uk) - November 2015
  • The head could be better a struggle to use on carpets to pick up both human…
    J (Argos.co.uk) - December 2015
  • Quick and easy to put together…

Users Report Great Product Quality

12 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

  • High quality and nicely finished…
    Iqbal Mohammed - November 2011
  • The build quality is excellent…
  • Good quality build, easy to operate, not particularly heavy…
    R. Gibbs - December 2011
  • It's well made and sturdy…
    S. Davies - January 2012
  • Well made product…
    N. Macdonald - June 2011
  • It is light and well designed…
    EllyBlue - January 2008
  • Overall it has a good quality feel about it…
    Sean P. Scully - April 2008
  • The press on attachments are lesser quality than before…
    Mr. C. Longley - April 2008
  • First thing you notice upon unpacking is the quality and aesthetic in design of it…
    Mr. C. J. Thorpe - February 2012
  • Added to this you can immediately tell that they use high quality materials in this…
    Mr. C. J. Thorpe - February 2012

Users Report Easy to Empty

11 owners agreed that this vacuum cleaner was easy to empty.

  • Easy to empty…
    Iqbal Mohammed - November 2011
  • Easy to use and easy to empty no messing…
    Bean - September 2011
  • It's easy to empty…
    Bennettskaya - November 2012
  • It does what it says sucks all that is left on the floor, great suction, easy to use and easy to empty and clean…
    D. M. Hall - November 2011
  • Its awkward to store, awkward to empty, overpriced and al in all a terrible buy…
    Dub - February 2012
  • Easy manoeuvrability and easy to empty…
  • The suction & how easy it is to empty out…
    Becky (Argos.co.uk) - October 2015
  • Easy to empty and easy to use…
    TrsChe - July 2011
  • It's an easy bin to empty nevertheless…
    A. Smith - April 2009
  • Emptying is child's play…
    Kqmiller - May 2013

Dyson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

We checked 15,385 expert and owner reviews (including 12,763 verified purchases) for Dyson vacuum cleaners and found that on average Dyson has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it was good at cleaning pet hair.

  • Great suction even on pet hair…
  • This vacuum cleaner is excellent at picking up dog hair and bits and pieces from the floor, really pleased with it…
    Adele (Argos.co.uk) - November 2015
  • Picks up everything, great for pet hair…
    Betty. - April 2013
  • The vacuum is quiet unlike most and it's great on cat hair…
    Charlotteyc - November 2013

Users Report Portable

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to move around.

Customers Report Good Filter

Two customers said in their reviews that the product had a good filter.

  • Liked the simple way to clean the filter without having to keep buying a new filter at every clean…
    John J. - January 2012
  • The ease of emptying contents and cleaning the filter ensures suction is maintained…
    Lucy - October 2011

Customers Report Good Brush

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good brush.

  • The nozzle tool has a brush attachment integrated into it that you can slide up its length if you want the brush or slide back if you do not…
    Kasper - March 2011
  • The lift power of dirt is intermittent depending on whether the brush heads are adjusted correctly…
    Pandy123 (Argos.co.uk) - November 2014
  • Thinner plastic and less bristles on the brush…
    Mr. C. Longley - April 2008

Users Report Excellent Design

11 customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was well designed, five owners reckoned that it was neat and three people mentioned that this vacuum cleaner was good looking.

  • It is of good design and construction and has stood up well to the tasks required…
    Lucy - October 2011
  • The buttons are shaped and coloured is all part of the vacuum's impressive design…
    Iqbal Mohammed - November 2011
  • Very neat and tidy…
  • It looked so slick and elegant with it's pipes weaving through the transparent plastic…
    Mr Buyer - January 2012
  • It's not a feature you'd expect from what otherwise is a solid design ethos at work in the company…
    Fred Dinage - April 2012
  • Design is amazing…
    Iqbal Mohammed - November 2011
  • Is pretty noisy…
    Denmartini - January 2014
  • This model has probably a design fault…
    Nazeer Dar - October 2014
  • Nice design…
    Birkan (Argos.co.uk) - October 2015
  • Compact design & light enough to carry to any room in the house…

Users Report That it is Robust

10 people wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was well made and nine customers who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it was strong and durable.

  • The downside to this brush is that the suction power is so good it pulls the carpet up slightly from the floor and makes it hard to push because it practically has sealed itself to the carpet…
    Justso - September 2011
  • Nothing has broken, everything fits…
    Bennettskaya - November 2012
  • Good to look at and seems very robust…
    Annette - September 2011
  • It's not a feature you'd expect from what otherwise is a solid design ethos at work in the company…
    Fred Dinage - April 2012
  • A good well engineered piece of kit…
    Elworth - January 2013
  • It's durable in a house with 5 children…
    Becky (Argos.co.uk) - October 2015
  • We have 8 animals sharing the house with us so it needed to have heavy duty cleaning power against grime, fur etc…
    Becky10 (Argos.co.uk) - December 2015
  • The build quality is excellent…
  • It is a nice sturdy machine…
    LuB67 (Argos.co.uk) - February 2012
  • It's easy to maintain and clean and extremely robust…
    Milsy (Argos.co.uk) - January 2016

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Nine people considered that this vacuum cleaner was easy to carry around, six people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner wrote that it was compact and three people who reviewed it concluded that it was thin. three people concluded that this vacuum cleaner was thick, however 11 people mentioned that the product was not good in terms of size. and 10 people who purchased the product mentioned that it was heavy and bulky.

  • Easy to carry upstairs…
    Mrs Khan - December 2013
  • This is a compact yet powerful vacuum cleaner…
    Mr D Hough - May 2012
  • My only criticism would be that it is quite heavy and hard to pull around…
    Barbara184 - November 2011
  • Its light and easy to move around…
    Corin Pitchers - November 2011
  • Great suction, easy to clean after & not to bulky for stairs…
    Amazon Customer - January 2016
  • Previous vacuums from other brands tended to loose power slowly after 6 months…
    Harrold Wood - March 2012
  • The only downside is that it is heavier than our previous one…
    Harrys Lad - January 2012
  • Very versatile & not too heavy…
    Elworth - January 2013
  • Light and easy to manoeuvre…
  • FOUND IT AWKWARD (HEAVY) TO GET UP THE STAIRS…
    GRANDPA! (Argos.co.uk) - September 2015

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

15 people who purchased the Dyson DC19 thought it was good value for money.

  • It wasn't cheap and should have lasted longer…
    Liz - February 2013
  • Found this product extremely good even though rather expensive for me…
    Mrs. E. Browning - December 2011
  • Ok its very expensive for a vacuum…
    Iqbal Mohammed - November 2011
  • An over priced, badly designed…
    Amcarn15 - July 2011
  • There are no costly bags to buy…
    Georgina - September 2011
  • Good value for money too !
    Gerry - January 2012
  • Its awkward to store, awkward to empty, overpriced and al in all a terrible buy…
    Dub - February 2012
  • This is probably down to my budget as there are better heads if you wish to up your spend…
  • Bonus at reduced offer price too…
    Mish (Argos.co.uk) - February 2016
  • Absolutely good by and value for money purchase!

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The DC19 is one of the most expensive to run vacuum cleaners that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the DC19 is £340.

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Age

Released Over 11 Years Ago

This vacuum was released in June 2007.

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Features

Average Weight

The Dyson DC19's weight of 6.1kg is relatively standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 60% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Average Suction Power

The Dyson DC19's suction power of 280W is relatively typical compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the highest 47% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Not Cordless

Like most other vacuum cleaners, the Dyson DC19 is not cordless. 90% of vacuums are not cordless.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Dyson DC19 has a washable filter, which is unusual. 84% of vacuums do not have a washable filter.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Dyson DC19 has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 76% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Dyson DC19 has a hard floor brush, which is unusual. 78% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dyson 1262002, dyson dc19, dc19t2

Barcodes:

05025155006290, 05025155006306, 05025155006368, 05025155006399, 05025155006511, 05025155012970, 05025155022689

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