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Dyson DC42

76

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Dyson DC42

£69.99
Dyson DC42
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A low cost and good spec 1,300W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with moderate running costs
1,300W Cylinder Dry 6.6kg Sep 2012 A
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Brushhead Dyson DC42 DC-42
£69.99
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Dyson DC42 Allergy
£849.00
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Bürstkopf Dyson DC42 DC-42 (Brand new, unopened)
£87.63
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£88.42
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £849.00. APR 16.9%.
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£1,006.46
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
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£928.71
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Dyson DC42 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Dyson DC42 number 232 in best selling vacuum cleaners, number 270 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 364 across all vacuum cleaners.
93
Value for Money
Excellent
72
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£320 Over 10 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuums 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £320 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a hard floor brush
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Heavier than average
Not cordless

Dyson DC42 Video Reviews

Dyson DC42 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Dyson Vacuum Cleaners Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £69.99 it is cheaper than 75% of vacuums.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Dyson DC42 and the United Kingdom price of £69.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $379.99 (£522.98).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This vacuum has an energy efficiency classification of A, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the DC42 is £320, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Dyson released the DC42 in September 2012.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The lightest vacuum cleaner is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The weight of the Dyson DC42 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 DC42 has a fairly average maximum input power (1,100 Watt) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Not Cordless

The Dyson DC42 is not cordless. 94% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Very Low Suction Power

The lowest suction power of vacuum cleaners is 40W, the highest is 2,500W, and the average suction power is 550W. The suction power of the Dyson DC42 of only 200W is lower than 87% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Dyson DC42 has a hard floor brush. 75% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Dyson DC42 has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Dyson DC42 has a washable filter. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a washable filter.

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Three Nozzles

The Dyson DC42 is a three nozzle vacuum cleaner.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dyson dc42allergy

Barcodes:

00879957005815, 05025155012307, 05025155019160

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