Employing cutting-edge cleaning technology, the Dyson DC40 Multi Floor 2015 Upright Bagless Vacuum Cleaner is designed to work hard and deliver professional cleaning results. Superb suction This...
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Owner Reviews Are Good
On average, based on 995 owner reviews the average owner rating of this vacuum is 88%.
A number of people concluded that the product was well made. Amazon Customer mentioned “Bought this Dyson as we have had two new solid floors laid” in their Dyson DC40 review. Amazon Customer also wrote “You can move straight on to solid floors”. Fitness Girl mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC40 “Great pick up power and well built” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Several people considered that it was reliable. M. Dowden said in their review on Amazon two years ago “I am reliably informed by the manufacturer’s site that this weighs 6.6 kgs” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Paul Mcferran wrote on Amazon “We still use our trusty old DC03 in the shed” in his review. In January last year Wurzel mentioned on Amazon “We bought this model to replace our trusty and much loved DC01 which we have had for yonks.” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.
A few Dyson DC40 owners concluded that it had good suction. Adrian747 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “And of course the suction is amazing - it's hard to believe there's a better vacuum cleaner out there”. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned “The suction was amazing throughout its whole life”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The DC40 has variable suction which I like”.
Easy to Empty
A few Dyson DC40 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Dyson DC40 was easy to empty. Camcon wrote “Because of the tiny bucket size fills very quickly so requires constant emptying” . Foxy said in their review on Amazon four years ago “The cylinder - as with the hose, much smaller than our old Dyson, although still as easy to empty, thankfully”. Glyn G said on Amazon “Its a super cleaner, easy to use and the head gets into all the awkward places, emptying is brilliant, just press a button” in their Dyson DC40 review and gave it an excellent rating.
Fourteen customers who bought it mentioned that it was easy to move around. Amazon Customer wrote in their Dyson DC40 review on Amazon five years ago “Hard about whether to get the lightweight model or the full model, as I was aware that I would have to lug the cleaner up” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Amazon Customer also said “I say the lightweight model is the way to go”. Berylmorrison said “Dyson DC40 Multifloor Lightweight Dyson Ball” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a very good review score.
Some people said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon last year “I hiave since bought a cheap £60 hoover to put me over”. Jenny said in her Dyson DC40 review on Amazon also last year “Cheap and flimsy made” however despite that she gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 3 stars. Jenny also said “Feels cheap and flimsy compared to the other two dyson hoovers I've had before hand”.
Eight Dyson DC40 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Two years ago Denis D wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner “Dyson decided to save themselves some money by reducing the length of the cable so now we have to move from socket to socket”. Denis D also wrote “Save your money and look elswhere”. Glyn G mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “I really like this cleaner, good performance, easy to move about, light, looks quite good, some great features, Price - a tad dear at over £300” and scored it 5 stars.
Two customers who reviewed it thought it was cheap. Ian Lunt said on Amazon four years ago “Do not buy this overpriced rubbish” in his review of this vacuum cleaner yet he only scored it 1 stars. In the same month R. M. Dunnett wrote “I regard it as expensive” in their review.
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Easy to Use
Several people concluded that the product was easy to use. Four years ago Cornishgirl6 rated it as excellent and wrote in their review on Amazon “The switch for the multifloor function is handy situated on top of the cylinder rather than having to use your foot”. Daphers gave the product a very good rating and wrote “Is a joy to use”. Deb said “And it is so easy and light to use - I hoover up even when it's not needed! Other reviews say the lead is too short” in her review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it very highly.
Several people reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was easy to assemble. Last year Jenny rated the Dyson DC40 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “Went for the DC40, I love it! It was simple to put together (took less than 10 mins” in her review of the Dyson DC40. Kreennn scored the product 5 stars and said “Hair free ! The hoover is easy to assemble” in their Dyson DC40 review. Minimoo mentioned five years ago “I have to disagree with this (well, my boyfriend does as he built it!) as we found it exceptionally easy to put together” and gave it a very good review.
One Dyson DC40 owner thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Marinah wrote on Amazon four years ago “This is a very comfortable vacuum cleaner”.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few people who purchased this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was quiet. D. J. Purton-Smith rated it as excellent and wrote in their review of the Dyson DC40 “It was so much quieter, lighter and the amount of dust”. Lizzie said “This particular model is stylish, light weight, easy to manoeuvre, easy to empty after use and quiet” in her review and rated the Dyson DC40 5 stars. M. Dowden said on Amazon two years ago “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”.
Some Dyson DC40 owners who reviewed the Dyson DC40 mentioned that it was noisy. Deb mentioned “And it is not as noisy as I was expecting - again” in her review of this vacuum cleaner. Deb also said “The cheaper hoover is much noisier”. Victoria rated the product as very good and she said “Hardly lets me doing the hoovering! Powerful, not too noisy, "swallows" the tiniest thing”.
According to Amazon sales data, the DC40 is a popular choice amongst people who bought vacuum cleaners in the last 3 months.
Dyson Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums
We calculated the average ratings for all Dyson vacuums and also specifically for Dyson vacuums and found that in both cases Dyson had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.
Six Dyson DC40 owners agreed that this vacuum cleaner was a good design. Jen Barrett mentioned on Amazon last year “The ball is just an amazing design feature” in her review. Mr. D. I. Marsh rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Dyson DC40 on Amazon “The design is so clever!”. Newbreezer gave it a very good rating and mentioned “Excellent design”.
A number of Dyson DC40 owners who bought the Dyson DC40 said that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said five years ago “The bagless device for expelling the dust into the bin is pretty nifty” . Jack gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Dyson DC40 “It also fits beautifully under the bottom shelf in my cupboard, as though it was built for it”.
One person who purchased it considered that it was aesthetic. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Old vacuum cleaner, so the ball is just aesthetic! Suction excellent” in their review but even so they only rated the Dyson DC40 60 out of 100.
One Dyson DC40 owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was ergonomic. Damian Corcoran wrote “I had hoped an upright and ergonomically designed Dyson would be easy on the joints”. One person who purchased it thought it was well designed. Jack mentioned two years ago “User friendly and nicely designed”.
Good Technical Features
Two Dyson DC40 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner had good features. Adamski gave it an excellent review and wrote in their review of the Dyson DC40 five years ago “This is a slimline upright vacuum cleaner with some great features”.
A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good brush. Five years ago Minimoo wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “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”. Prooro wrote on Amazon “I also bought the larger dusting brush which is brilliant” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.
A few customers agreed that it had a good filter. M. Dowden gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “Keep clean, as is the filter, that shouldn’t need to be replaced”.
Good Power Cord
One Dyson DC40 owner thought this vacuum cleaner had a good power cord. M. Dowden said on Amazon “Has a power lead that is 7.2m long”.
Good At Cleaning Pet Hair
One Dyson DC40 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was good at cleaning cat hair. J. V. Appleton mentioned “The dyson fitted the bill, also it is very good picking up cat hairs, I am very pleased with it, I would recommend it to anyone” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
A Dust Re-Emission Class
This vacuum cleaner has an A dust re-emission class, which is the most frequently found dust re-emission class on vacuum cleaners that came out around the same time as it.
A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class
This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuums that are a comparable age to it.
B Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
The Dyson DC40 has a B carpet cleaning performance class which is better than the D carpet cleaning performance class found on most vacuums that are a comparable age to it. The best carpet cleaning performance class of all vacuums of this age and spec is A and the worst is D.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Brush Tool
The Dyson DC40 does not have a brush tool. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and type to the DC40 also do not have a brush tool.
Some Dyson DC40 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was not good quality. Al gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100 and he said on Amazon two years ago “So it not fit for purpose”. Foxy said “The machine as a whole - the general build quality is very flimsy, particularly the mechanism which locks”. Loopy Loo scored it 40 out of 100 and said “The most annoying aspect is the poor quality of the plastic parts”.
Not Good in Terms of Size
A number of Dyson DC40 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was not heavy and bulky. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It is just about the right weight without being too heavy, cumbersome or bulky”. In January last year Ana mentioned in her review of the Dyson DC40 on Amazon “The bad side it is that is a little heavy and awkward to manouver.”. Four years ago Damian Corcoran said in his review of this vacuum cleaner “I found it heavy and clumsy” and gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100.
Some people mentioned that the Dyson DC40 was not lightweight. Minimoo wrote on Amazon “The one thing I would say is it's not perhaps as "lightweight" as made out”. One customer thought the Dyson DC40 was not a good height. Damian Corcoran gave the Dyson DC40 a rating of 40 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Not all the floors are at the same height”.
One Dyson DC40 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was not thick. Foxy wrote “It's nice and loose.” in their Dyson DC40 review and gave the product a rating of 2 stars.
One person said that the Dyson DC40 was not good structurally. Glyn G wrote “The construction is a bit flimsy and i doubt it will last anything like the Electrolux”.
Some Dyson DC40 owners wrote in their reviews that the Dyson DC40 did not have good technical guidance. Nikki Williams mentioned “Easy to put together (although I did need to double check the instructions a few times”. R. M. Dunnett wrote on Amazon “We did not find the assembly instructions easy to follow, although we managed it in the end”.
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Like most of the other vacuum cleaners of this spec and age, the Dyson DC40 is not cordless.
If you want a vacuum that is cordless then you might also want to look at the Bosch Athlet BCH625KTGB[plb_2665395_price] which also has a higher rating.
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