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Dyson DC40 Animal

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Dyson DC40 Animal

£239.00
£175.00 £64 cheaper than 43 days ago
Dyson DC40 Animal
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A very popular and excellently reviewed 1,400W upright vacuum, with OK running costs and good features
1,400W Upright Dry 6.6kg Jun 2016
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Dyson DC40 ANIMAL ERP Latest Model Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner-New (Brand new, unopened)
£175.00
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New Factory Sealed Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner Yellow Model (Brand new, unopened)
£289.99
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Dyson DC40 Animal Lightweight Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner (Brand new, unopened)
£337.21
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Dyson DC40 Animal Lightweight Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner (Brand new, unopened)
£392.27
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£249.00
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Dyson DC40 Animal Lightweight Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner
£249.99
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DC40 Animal Origin Upright Vacuum Cleaner Purple New/Sealed 203331-01-Dyson by Dyson
£703.16
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£299.00
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Dyson DC40 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner
£299.00
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Dyson - DC40 Animal - Bagless Upright - Vacuum Cleaner
£329.99
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£349.00
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£349.00
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Used - Dyson DC40 Animal cleaner (Used)
£49.00
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Used - Dyson DC40 Animal Lightweight Upright Vacuum - Collection only from BA11 (Used)
£50.00
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Used - Dyson DC40 Animal Lightweight Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner ERP (Used)
£69.95
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Used - Dyson DC40 Animal Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner excellent condition (Used)
£70.00
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Used - Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Best Rated Bagless Vacuum Cleaner (Used)
£72.27
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Refurbished - DYSON DC40 ANIMAL FULLY SERVICED & CLEANED VACUUM CLEANER FREE P&P (Refurbished)
£89.00
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Used - Excellent condition Dyson DC40 Animal Lightweight vacuum cleaner Hoover (Used)
£100.00
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Refurbished - Dyson dc40 animal (Refurbished)
£100.00
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Refurbished - Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner - Refurbished (Refurbished)
£139.99
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Used - Dyson DC40 Animal Upright bagless hoover Brand New Boxed Essex Dyson Animal BNIB (Brand new, unopened)
£142.00
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Refurbished - Dyson DC40 Animal 2015 Upright Vacuum Cleaner C Grade (Refurbished)
£144.99
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Used - Dyson DC40 Animal Ball Upright Hoover Vacuum Cleaner- Serviced & Cleaned (Used)
£159.95
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Refurbished - Dyson DC40 ANIMAL ERP Latest Model Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner - Refurbished (Refurbished)
£159.99
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£229.99
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£80.00
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Used - Dyson DC40 Animal Lightweight Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner
£109.99
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Refurbished - Dyson DC40 Animal Lightweight Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner
£179.99
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Used - Dyson Dc40 Animal Upright Best Rated Bagless Vacuum Cleaner
£199.95
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£199.95
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£149.00
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£149.00
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£179.99
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Purchase price £329.99. APR 0%.
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£329.99
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Purchase price £329.99. APR 29.9%.
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£442.41
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Argos
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Purchase price £329.99. APR 29.9%.
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£503.66
£13.99*
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Argos
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Purchase price £329.99. APR 29.9%.
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£569.40
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £703.16. APR 16.9%.
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£769.18
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £703.16. APR 16.9%.
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£833.57
£34.73*
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Dyson DC40 Animal Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Dyson DC40 Animal number 35 in upright vacuum cleaners, number 44 in best selling vacuum cleaners and number 180 across all vacuum cleaners.
94
Reviews
997 Reviews
77
Value for Money
Very Good
70
Features
Good Features
84
Age
20 Months Old
62
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has great user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this vacuum cleaner to others. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this vacuum cleaner is slightly out of date, and newer vacuums with more up to date technology are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has running costs of £340 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It is one of the best selling vacuum cleaners currently on the market. View best selling vacuum cleaners January 2018.
Customers report to empty, and it is easy to use. However they also report unacceptable noise level, poor filter and that it is not robust.
This Dyson vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Heavier than average

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Dyson DC40 Animal In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

Based on 997 user reviews the average user rating of this vacuum is 88 out of 100. Over 87% of reviewers gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Six people who purchased this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was noisy.

Customers Report Poor Filter

Three owners agreed that the product did not have a good filter.

Customers Report That it is Not Robust

13 owners who bought it said that it was not strong and durable, seven customers who purchased it reckoned that it was not well made but however 16 owners wrote in their review that it was robust.. eight customers who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable, six owners who purchased it wrote that it was well made and two customers reckoned that it was reliable.

Users Report Easy to Empty

21 customers reckoned that it was easy to empty.

  • Easy to empty waste…
    Hayley (Argos.co.uk) - November 2015
  • It does what it says on the box, easy to manoeuvre lifts the pile up on carpets, easy to empty and the tools do all all the jobs it says it does…
  • Great ease of use, especially on stairs and picks up well on multitude of surfaces – the rotary on / off brush control is a good feature, easy to empty…
  • Plus points are it's light, good suction, easy to empty…
    CC (Argos.co.uk) - October 2016
  • Great vac easy to manoeuvre around furniture, easy to empty once full, great purchase definitely recommend it…
    Lee112 (Argos.co.uk) - January 2017
  • The only thing that let's it down is the short lead and it's difficult to empty always stuck in the bin…
  • The bin is VERY easy to empty which makes up for its small size…
    Phil (Argos.co.uk) - August 2016
  • Very good on suction and manoeuvre, easy to empty and use attachments…
  • The dustbin fills relatively quick (but easy to empty, still better than old bags…
  • It is easy to empty and it is not as loud as my previous one…

Users Report Portable

27 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to move around.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

67 people who purchased the Dyson DC40 Animal agreed that it was easy to use, 19 owners who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to assemble and two people agreed that the product was easy to setup.

Users Report Good Suction

87 owners who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it had good suction.

Top Seller

The DC40 Animal is a popular choice of vacuum.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

29 people who bought this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was good value for money.

Dyson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

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

Users Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

11 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good at cleaning pet hair and 10 people said in their reviews that it was good at cleaning dog hair.

Users Report Nice Design

10 customers wrote in their reviews that it was well designed, five owners wrote that it was good looking and five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was neat.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two owners agreed that it had good features.

  • The special features of this model are the ball action which enables the user to swivel around objects…
  • It has many redeeming features, like it's lightness, great suction…
    DPB (Argos.co.uk) - April 2015

Users Report Good Brush

Four customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good brush.

  • Great ease of use, especially on stairs and picks up well on multitude of surfaces – the rotary on / off brush control is a good feature, easy to empty…
  • Powerful, light weight and a very handy turbo brush for the stairs, particularly handy for coping with our Border Collie's hair…
    Dave (Argos.co.uk) - January 2017
  • Not a bad thing as the brush head is held down…
    Stooge (Argos.co.uk) - September 2016
  • The brush tool supplied is great…
    Stooge (Argos.co.uk) - September 2016
  • Very hard on rugs with the brush turning, doesn't clean them with it off Flexible hose is so INflexible as to be dangerous…

Users Report Good Product Quality

11 customers who purchased it considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Two customers said in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

27 customers said in their reviews that it was lightweight, 18 people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around and three customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was compact. two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was thin, however 13 customers wrote in their review that it was not a good size. and eight people who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. two owners who purchased it reckoned that it was not good structurally and two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was not thin.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 70% of vacuums, it has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. At £175.00 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the DC40 Animal will cost £340 over 10 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

Dyson released the DC40 Animal in June 2016.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Dyson DC40 Animal of 6.6kg is heavier than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is heavier than 66% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. Vacuum cleaners have weights of between 300g and 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Average Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 1,400 Watt, the Dyson DC40 has a relatively typical maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dyson b00hl0l8fs, dyson dc40animal, dyson questions, dyson fj374em, dyson fj374mp, dyson 2291201, dyson na

Barcodes:

00784331886327, 00798256088155, 00885609000251, 05025155012314, 05025155019238, 05054186888216

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