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Dyson DC40I

£215.00
£165.00 £50 cheaper than 71 days ago
Dyson DC40
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A very economical to run and classic 1,100W upright vacuum, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
1,100W Upright Dry 6.6kg Dec 2012
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Dyson DC40 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Dyson DC40 number 99 in upright vacuum cleaners, number 156 in best selling vacuum cleaners and number 581 across all vacuum cleaners.
89
Reviews
381 Reviews
61
Value for Money
Good
67
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£61 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 78%, based on 381 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This Dyson vacuum cleaner has running costs of only £61 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report , good suction and superior technical features. However they also report sub-standard product quality, unimpressive design and inferior technical guidance.
The DC40 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
B carpet cleaning performance class
A hard floor cleaning performance class
Heavier than average

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Dyson DC40 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

Based on 381 user reviews this vacuum cleaner has an average user rating of 78 out of 100. Over 72% of reviewers gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Poor Product Quality

Five customers who bought it mentioned that it was not good quality.

  • But, you can get near to pleasing everybody with a quality product and a great 5 year guarantee…
    Saxon (Amazon) - March 2012
  • Unfortunately this new machine is of an inferior quality, very fragile, very plastic…
    Alice Girl (Amazon) - January 2017
  • The quality of the build is poor…
  • If you're interested in quality and reliability, this is for you…
    Theshabakah (Amazon) - December 2016
  • Good quality and smaller lighter than previous model…
  • This is an expensive product and the expense is justified by the claims of good quality…
  • The most annoying aspect is the poor quality of the plastic parts…
  • Though lighter than the one we had a has a very manoeuvrable ball which allows for clear steering it does pick up anything lighter than fine dust and so it not fit for purpose…
    Al (Amazon) - October 2015
  • The build quality is a big let down…
    Rickj (Amazon) - December 2015

Users Report Unimpressive Design

Eight people wrote that the Dyson DC40 was not well designed and two owners wrote that this vacuum cleaner was not good looking.

Customers Report Poor Technical Guidance

Two people concluded that the product did not have good technical guidance.

  • Not impressed with instructions or packaging…
    Feeoo (Amazon) - January 2014
  • Good assembly and operating instructions combined with a first class after sales available if required…
  • We did not find the assembly instructions easy to follow, although we managed it in the end…
    R. M. Dunnett (Amazon) - September 2013

Customers Report Portable

14 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to move around.

Customers Report Poor Brush

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Dyson DC40 did not have a good brush.

  • Small flat brush is useless…
    Jalil rind (Amazon) - October 2015
  • The brush can't reach there…
    Jalil rind (Amazon) - October 2015
  • This nozzle also has a brush on it to that can be slid up to cover the nozzle - this would be ideal for going along skirting boards etc…
    Minimoo (Amazon) - December 2012

Users Report Good Suction

35 customers who bought it considered that it had good suction.

Dyson Has Very Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

Based on 18,149 expert and owner reviews (including 15,097 verified purchases), Dyson has very good reviews for its vacuum cleaners. 91% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Two owners who reviewed the Dyson DC40 wrote that it had good features.

  • The really positive features are…
    G. Lord (Amazon) - October 2016
  • Still has the same features, albeit it glides from carpet to wooden floor with ease…
    The Spoon (Amazon) - November 2012

Customers Report Easy to Empty

17 people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was easy to empty.

  • It is not easy to empty (you have to bash it or poke it out with a stick…
    Leedsalix (Amazon) - October 2015
  • My wife is also disappointed with the limited capacity of dust cylinder, finds she has to empty it more often than before…
    John (Amazon) - August 2012
  • Is simple to empty and clean filters…
  • It so easy to empty that is doesn't really matter…
  • Emptying the rubbish it collected…
    RRP2012 (Amazon) - October 2016
  • It needs emptying every time you clean which is a messy procedure…
  • Great machine, light enough to take upstairs, hose long enough to reach to the top of the stairs, easy to operate, easy to empty and a great price…
    Joyce (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Very easy to use and light to handle, easy to empty with no bags find it easy to store, that makes our life very easy…
    Ron (Amazon) - March 2014
  • Good suction and easy to empty…
    Maddy (Amazon) - August 2013
  • It does fill up quite quickly, so needs emptying more often.
    Jenny (Amazon) - May 2016

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners thought the product was quiet.

  • Great suction bit noisy…
    Mo (Amazon) - December 2013
  • It has to be admitted we were pleasantly surprised as it sounded so quiet compared to our old cleaner, which sounded like you were on the airstrip at Heathrow…
  • This particular model is stylish, light weight, easy to manoeuvre, easy to empty after use and quiet…
    Lizzie (Amazon) - January 2016

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

26 people mentioned in their reviews that the Dyson DC40 was easy to use and five people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was easy to assemble.

  • Not what it says on the "tin" very awkward to use the hose as its so stiff…
    Sandra (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Seems to have powerful suction and is easy to assemble.
  • When you spend a couple of hundred quid on a product the last thing you expect to to do is to build the thing yourself…
    Feeoo (Amazon) - January 2014
  • Very easy to use and does a good job…
    P. Swift (Amazon) - February 2013
  • For me is still proving quicker and easier overall to use…
    P. Swift (Amazon) - February 2013
  • This is so easy to use…
    French (Amazon) - June 2013
  • It is so very much easier to use, lighter to carry upstairs, cleans far better…
  • All in all, whilst the cleaner works well at sucking up dust, in fact it isn't particularly fun to use and almost leaves you with the feeling that the only people who would really enjoy using it are the engineers that designed it…
    G. Lord (Amazon) - October 2016
  • Very easy to use…
    Newbreezer (Amazon) - October 2012
  • The hose is quite cumbersome to use and it is designed for stairs…
    Chris (Amazon) - September 2016

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

11 people who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Six people who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was well made and two people who reviewed it said that it was reliable.

  • When you spend a couple of hundred quid on a product the last thing you expect to to do is to build the thing yourself…
    Feeoo (Amazon) - January 2014
  • It does feel plastic so only time will tell how durable it is…
    P. Swift (Amazon) - February 2013
  • The handle bends so much when using it that it has already broken after only two months of light use…
    Mandy (Amazon) - October 2016
  • Unfortunately this new machine is of an inferior quality, very fragile, very plastic…
    Alice Girl (Amazon) - January 2017
  • Very good suction, easy to assemble and probably reliable…
  • Lightweight, very good suction, easy to assemble and probably reliable…
  • Red slider used to remove bin is very flimsy and has broken already…
  • The quality of the build is poor…
  • Great pick up power and well built…
  • Don't think they are as robust as they use to be ☹…
    Jenny (Amazon) - March 2016

Users Report That it is a Good Size

14 people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was lightweight, two customers who purchased it agreed that it was compact and two owners said in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. two owners reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was easy to carry around, however 10 customers thought this vacuum cleaner was not good in terms of size. and six owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was heavy and bulky. two owners who reviewed it thought it was not compact.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £165.00 it is in the most expensive 33% of vacuums.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Dyson DC40 of $80.54 (£111.05) in the United States. That's a saving of £53.95.

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The DC40 has an average running cost of only £61 over 10 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run vacuums.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since December 2012.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The lightest vacuum cleaner is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The Dyson DC40's weight of 6.6kg is heavier than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is heavier than 65% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The Dyson DC40 has a fairly typical maximum input power (1,100 Watt) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuums.

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B Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Dyson DC40 has a better carpet cleaning performance class than most vacuum cleaners. This Dyson vacuum cleaner has a B carpet cleaning performance class, whereas most vacuum cleaners have a C carpet cleaning performance class. The carpet cleaning performance class of all vacuums ranges from G (worst) to A (best).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dyson 20287402

Barcodes:

00798256088155, 00885609000244, 00885609002699, 05025155012314

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