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Dyson DC54I

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An award winning and economical to run 290W cylinder vacuum, but with only middle of the road features and representing only moderate value for money
290W Cylinder Dry 7.7kg Dec 2012 E
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Dyson DC54 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Dyson DC54 number 105 in best selling vacuum cleaners, number 586 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 605 across all vacuum cleaners.
94
Reviews
304 Reviews + 1 Award
69
Value for Money
Good
55
Features
Average Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£71 Over 10 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 78% of buyers recommending this vacuum cleaner to others. This vacuum cleaner has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However this Dyson vacuum cleaner has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuums 2018.
The DC54 has an efficiency rating of E, and its running costs of £71 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
Customers report product quality, good at cleaning pet hair and suction. However they also report poor filter, difficult to empty and inferior technical guidance.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a telescopic tube
Has a washable filter
Louder than average noise level
Heavier than average

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Dyson DC54 Video Reviews

Dyson DC54 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

Review site Trusted Reviews concluded that they would endorse this vacuum and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Vacuum expert review site Trusted Reviews scored this Dyson vacuum cleaner 90 out of 100. If all the vacuum cleaners are ranked by average expert review score then this vacuum is in the top 16%.

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Good Owner Reviews

This vacuum has an average owner rating of 81 out of 100 based on 303 owner reviews. Over 74% of reviewers gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 78% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Poor Filter

Two customers who purchased the product reckoned that it did not have a good filter.

Users Report Difficult to Empty

18 owners who reviewed the Dyson DC54 thought it was not easy to empty.

  • Only slight pain is because its suction is so good needs emptying regular.
  • Illustrated instruction how to remove the barrel for emptying is dreadful and very difficult in practice…
  • Good suction, very light, easy to empty, only downside needs emptying after every use if you have dog hair to vacuum…
  • It fills up too quickly and is impossible to empty without using something to dislodge the waste…
    Loraine9 (Tesco.com) - December 2016
  • When the flap opens as you are emptying the cylinder into your bin it sends dust all over the bin…
    Mags3 (Tesco.com) - November 2014
  • A bit disappointed that this model is very heavy especially up stairs also a bit concerned that the catch to empty the dust & dirt compartment is a bit delicate.
  • The emptying mechanism isn't great (flips open a bit sharply…
  • Overall it is marred by a poorly design emptying mechanism…
    Gjeob (Tesco.com) - September 2016
  • It is not easy to empty because the bottom flap is dished so that dust lodges in it…
  • The only drawback is that it is fiddly to empty…
    Hannac (Tesco.com) - October 2015

Users Report Poor Technical Guidance

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it did not have good technical guidance.

  • The instructions mention that it is not to be used for ash…
    Orrid (Tesco.com) - December 2015
  • Found it difficult to follow instructions as to how to disassemble the vacuum…
    Problemsolver (Amazon) - December 2015

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Eight customers reckoned that it was good quality.

Dyson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

We checked 18,149 owner and expert reviews (including 15,097 verified purchases) for Dyson vacuums and found that on average Dyson has very good reviews compared to other brands. 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

Three people who bought the product mentioned that it was good at cleaning dog hair.

Users Report Good Suction

39 customers concluded that it had good suction.

  • The suction is really good…
  • Powerful suction…
    Kellog (Tesco.com) - January 2015
  • Brilliant little machine! Perfect with the turbo floor tool! Goes from carpet to wood floor with ease! Only tiny thing is with the flat floor tool the suction is so powerful its hard to push!
  • Only slight pain is because its suction is so good needs emptying regular.
  • The suction is not as good as previous machines…
    Mollysmum (Tesco.com) - November 2015
  • Good suction, very light, easy to empty, only downside needs emptying after every use if you have dog hair to vacuum…
  • Disappointed to see there is still no replacement for the truly appalling suction control trigger…
  • The machine provides great suction and the hair removal tools work great so overall the machine is good…
  • Light - such good suction it is hard to push…
  • With much better suction and this fitted the bill…
    Dotti1 (Tesco.com) - September 2016

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Two people reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Five customers considered that it was quiet.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made.

  • Worst thing is the dust chamber - it's tiny comparing to my old trusty one, although the size of the vacuum cleaner…
    Katja (Tesco.com) - March 2017
  • Avoid like the plague, in fact you may want to take your chances with the plague over this engineering marvel…
    Pn82hhz (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2016
  • The product itself is of a reasonably high build quality, clearly considerable effort has gone into the design.
  • It is so solid and heavy and it doesn't have any brushes for hair to clog in…
  • The old one had a much more solid build quality feel to it…

Customers Report Good Brush

Six customers said in their reviews that it had a good brush.

  • Great attachment that has a brush at the end for dusting high up…
    Karensim10 (Tesco.com) - September 2016
  • 1 have to clean the brush every use as will stop the brush spinning 2 all the hair…
    Sharmesh (Tesco.com) - February 2017
  • Its a lovely machine - excellent sucking power, light, quiet, very easy to get the brush head into corners…
    Sbeech (Tesco.com) - November 2014
  • She says it is light and quick especially the small stair brush, marvellous cleaning power…
  • The hose and brush unit are very cumbersome to use…
    DerekEF (Tesco.com) - November 2014
  • The attachments are excellent especially the turbo brush all feeling solidly made…
  • The head attachment with roll bar brush is great on the carpets…
    Altay (Tesco.com) - January 2015

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

16 customers thought this vacuum cleaner was easy to use and four customers reckoned that the product was easy to assemble.

  • The additional tools have already come in handy too…
  • All the features and really easy to use…
  • Very powerful very quite easy to use very easy to put together gets in the corners Just the job…
  • Disappointed to see there is still no replacement for the truly appalling suction control trigger…
  • Not good to use and God help you if like me you have arthritic fingers…
  • It is great to use…
    Hannac (Tesco.com) - October 2015
  • The angular shaped handle on the barrel is not only far too small and difficult to hold…
  • So easy to use and wow does it pick up the dirt…
  • When emptying, unless you have really small fingers, its actually where difficult to hold as there is a small section to allow you to put your fingers through that is very awkward to hold…
  • A genuinely well thought out design that is a pleasure to use…
    TheTick (Tesco.com) - September 2015

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

10 owners thought the Dyson DC54 was good value for money.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner said that it was thin and two people who bought the Dyson DC54 concluded that it was compact.

  • A bit disappointed that this model is very heavy especially up stairs also a bit concerned that the catch to empty the dust & dirt compartment is a bit delicate.
  • Lightweight, quiet and powerful…
  • We wanted a lighter more compact vacuum cleaner…
    Dotti1 (Tesco.com) - September 2016
  • It appears that the space between the filter? And the cylinder is so narrow that the dog hair gets clogged…
  • Hurts my fingers due to it's shape (main body carry handle is fine…
  • The new style nozzle with brush attached makes it impossible to clean in narrow gapes and there is no longer suitable brushes for cleaning the stair carpet…
  • Also emptying is very tricky not at all like in the advert & it does not pack away as compact as its predecessor…
  • Was recommended by Which? Fairly heavy though…
  • It is difficult to manoeuvre and is quite heavy…
  • Compact with easy to use features…

Customers Report Nice Design

Nine people said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was well designed.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £159.99 it is more expensive than 68% of vacuums.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This vacuum has an efficiency rating of E. The average running cost of the DC54 is £71 over 10 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Dyson released the DC54 in December 2012.

Features

Louder Than Average Noise Level

Vacuum cleaners have noise levels of between 28dB and 91dB, and the average noise level is 76dB. The Dyson DC54's noise level of 85dB is louder than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is louder than 92% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of vacuums range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The Dyson DC54's weight of 7.7kg is in the heaviest 20% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum Input Power

The Dyson DC54 has one of the lower maximum input powers (only 290 Watts) amongst vacuums of this age. The maximum input powers of vacuums range from 3.6W to 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W.

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Has a Telescopic Tube

The Dyson DC54 has a telescopic tube, unlike 93% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a telescopic tube.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Dyson DC54 has a washable filter, which is unusual. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a washable filter.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is the most frequently found hard floor cleaning performance class on vacuum cleaners.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dyson dc54animal6572, namesacdoco dc54i, dyson 6500801, dyson dc54i

Barcodes:

05025155016558, 05025155016570, 05025155016572, 05025155016596, 05025155019139, 05025155019641

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