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Dyson DC54 Animal

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Dyson DC54 Animal

£259.00
Dyson DC54 Animal
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A top-rated but marginally out of date 290W cylinder vacuum, with low running costs but only middle of the road features
290W Cylinder Dry 7.7kg Jun 2016
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Dyson DC54 Animal Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Dyson DC54 Animal number 723 across all vacuum cleaners and number 971 in cylinder vacuum cleaners.
86
Reviews
75 Reviews
54
Features
Average Features
84
Age
20 Months Old
79
Running Costs
£71 Over 10 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 73%, based on 75 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this vacuum is slightly out of date, and newer vacuums with more up to date technology are available.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 £71 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report good at cleaning pet hair, great product quality and noise level. However they also report that it is expensive, that it is not an acceptable size and difficult to empty.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Heavier than average
Very low maximum input power

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Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

On average, DC54 Animal owners rated this vacuum 73%.

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Users Report That it is Expensive

Six owners who reviewed it considered that it was expensive and three owners who purchased it agreed that it was not good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Five customers agreed that it was heavy and bulky.

Users Report Difficult to Empty

Seven owners who bought it reckoned that it was not easy to empty.

Customers Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Two owners considered that the Dyson DC54 Animal was good at cleaning dog hair and two people who bought it wrote that it was good at cleaning pet hair.

  • Very good with dog hairs…
    M D (Amazon) - May 2015
  • Does a really good job, even with cat hair.
    Andy North (Amazon) - August 2015
  • IT is brilliant, dog hair, no problem, house not only looks clean it feels clean…
  • Good cleaner easy to use excellent suction removes pet hair well.
  • If your house is generally clean and you want something that keeps it dust and pet hair free then its an excellent choice gets the dust that others leave behind…
    Peter (Amazon) - September 2015

Dyson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

We checked 18,149 user and expert reviews (including 15,097 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 Great Product Quality

Five customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers thought the Dyson DC54 Animal was quiet.

  • It is extremely powerful and at the same time very quiet…
  • This unit is no louder than most other cleaners…
  • It has a tremendous amount of suction It is reasonably quiet and not that hard to drag around The supplied animal brush is great The cord rewind is very useful Unfortunately it has some really frustrating design flaws…
  • It's not too noisy (obviously it's not silent…
    JB (Amazon) - July 2014

Users Report Excellent Design

Five owners who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed.

  • Very well designed and portable and has accessories to take care of the nooks…
  • The design is good.
    Wobble (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Overpriced Poor quality with Design flaws…
  • The design is very good…
  • This vacuum cleaner has many upsides, such as how it all clicks together, all the many accessories (if you take those as options) and how well designed and effective the accessories are…
    David M (Amazon) - September 2015
  • The tools are as well designed as the unit itself…
  • It has a tremendous amount of suction It is reasonably quiet and not that hard to drag around The supplied animal brush is great The cord rewind is very useful Unfortunately it has some really frustrating design flaws…
  • Big mistake buying this - very poor bin design…

Customers Report Good Suction

11 customers said that the product had good suction.

  • Powerful suction…
  • The difference in suction power was amazing…
  • The problem is that you can't even compare the suction power…
    R. Peres (Amazon) - September 2014
  • Horribly overpriced and with extremely poor suction…
    MeJulie (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Immediately one gets the sense of a powerful suction…
  • We have carpets upstairs and the pressure of moving the head across them is considerable because of the powerful delivery of the suction…
  • This vacuum cleaner has many upsides, such as how it all clicks together, all the many accessories (if you take those as options) and how well designed and effective the accessories are and not least the INCREDIBLE suction that this machine generates…
    David M (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Suction is great, too great at times so the suction release trigger helps at times…
    Milzy (Amazon) - July 2015
  • Powerful suction, excels on carpets - bin emptying is disgusting…
    Milzy (Amazon) - July 2015
  • It has a tremendous amount of suction It is reasonably quiet…

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the DC54 Animal is £71, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This Dyson vacuum cleaner has been on the market since June 2016.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The lightest vacuum is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The DC54 Animal's weight of 7.7kg is heavier than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is in the heaviest 20% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum Input Power

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

namesacdoco dc54i, dyson dc54animal, dyson dc54i

Barcodes:

05025155016596, 05025155019139, 05025155019641

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