Dyson DC49
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Dyson DC49

A classic 1,050W Cylinder vacuum vacuum cleaner with average features but a price that represents not very good value for money
1,050W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 4.9kg Dec 2012
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Dyson DC49 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Dyson DC49 number 523 across all vacuum cleaners.
46 Reviews
Average Features
4 Years Old
£258 Over 10 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has not bad expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 46 reviews. Numatic vacuums also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuums with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
This Dyson vacuum cleaner has running costs of £258 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,561 vacuums that we have compared it to.
Customers report good suction, that it is a good size and it is fairly priced. However they also report inferior product quality, that it is difficult to use and unacceptable noise level.
The DC49 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Pocket Lint and this Dyson vacuum cleaner has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 43 owner reviews this Dyson vacuum has an overall owner rating of 81%. Over 74% of reviewers gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Inferior Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was not good quality.

Customers Report That it is Difficult to Use

Three people concluded that the Dyson DC49 was not easy to use.

Customers Report Good Suction

11 owners wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner had good suction.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people said in their reviews that it was noisy.

Very Good Brand

We checked 13,662 user and expert reviews (including 12,246 verified purchases) for Dyson vacuums and found that on average Dyson has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three owners concluded that this vacuum cleaner was compact and two people concluded that it was lightweight.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Portable

Two people said in their reviews that the product was easy to move around.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three customers thought it was well made.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it was good looking.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £319.00 it is more expensive than 92% of vacuums.


Average Weight

The Dyson DC49's weight of 4.9kg is fairly average compared to most other vacuums. It is in the heaviest 37% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The Dyson DC49 has a relatively average maximum input power (1,050 Watt) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Dyson vacuum was released in December 2012.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The DC49 is typical compared to the other 1,561 vacuums that we have analysed for running costs. Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the DC49 will cost £258 over 10 years to run.

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Dyson DC49

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