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Dyson DC55

£379.99
A classic 700 Watt Upright vacuum vacuum cleaner with poor features
700W Upright Vacuum Dry 7.7kg Dec 2012
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Dyson DC55 Review

With very good reviews, we have ranked the Dyson DC55 number 576 across all vacuum cleaners.
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Missing Some Features
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34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 70%. Numatic vacuums have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
Customers report good product quality, that it is a good size and it is robust. However they also report that it is expensive and poor design.
It is missing some features:
Quite low maximum input power
Heavy

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Dyson DC55 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 8 owner reviews this Dyson vacuum cleaner has an average owner rating of 70 out of 100.

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Customers Report That it is Expensive

Two customers said in their reviews that the Dyson DC55 was not good value for money. Zen_sunrise wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It would have cost £99 to repair it”. Customer mentioned “I paid £279 for this hoover from a high street store and is a similar price on a few on-line sites” in their Dyson DC55 review.

Customers Report Poor Design

One Dyson DC55 owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was not well designed. Jenny Webster wrote last year “Whether a design fault or a fault specific to this model” in her review of the Dyson DC55.

Very Good Brand

We checked 14,623 owner and expert reviews (including 12,999 verified purchases) for Dyson vacuums and found that on average Dyson has very good ratings 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 Product Quality

Three customers reckoned that the Dyson DC55 was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “A Good Quality Vacuum Cleaner”. Rebecca mentioned two years ago “Anyone who is looking g for a high quality robust vacuum will definitely be happy with this one” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four Dyson DC55 reviewers thought it was heavy and bulky. Jenny Webster mentioned in her review of the Dyson DC55 “The attachment arm, meant to slide out and fit back into position easily, is temperamental at best and often needs heavy handling to ram it back into place”. Two years ago Zen_sunrise said on Amazon “I am pleased with this one and the only downside for me is that it is still really heavy (probably slightly lighter) than my previous model” in their review of the Dyson DC55. Customer mentioned “I do not find the 'Ball Technology' is easy to manoeuvre and is heavy to use” and scored the product 6 stars.

One person who reviewed the product said that it was a good size. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I live in a good size three bed house with a large conservatory”.

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Users Report That it is Robust

Two Dyson DC55 owners wrote that the product was strong and durable. Rebecca mentioned on Amazon “Awesome hoover! I researched vacuums for ages, I have a dog, 2 mucky children and needed something robust to pick up hair, food etc”.

Customers Report Good Suction

Three customers wrote that the Dyson DC55 had good suction. Jenny Webster mentioned “Sadly not enough to compensate for the dreadful suction in the floor-cleaning upright position” in her review of the Dyson DC55. Jenny Webster also said “The best function is the suction on the attachment arm for overhead cleaning” in her review.

Users Report Excellent Technical Guidance

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had good technical guidance.

Users Report Easy to Empty

One Dyson DC55 reviewer who bought the Dyson DC55 considered that it was easy to empty.

Customers Report Good Brush

One Dyson DC55 reviewer said that it had a good brush.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Dyson DC55 was easy to use. Customer said on Amazon “It has an easy to use switch to stop the brush rotating when moving from carpet to floor” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Last year Book Mad Me wrote in their Dyson DC55 review on Amazon “Not worth the money and so hard to use and clean”.

One Dyson DC55 owner wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to assemble. Zen_sunrise mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It was very easy to put together (instruction sheet came with it” and gave it a rating of 9 stars.

One person who purchased the Dyson DC55 reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £379.99 it is more expensive than 94% of vacuum cleaners.

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Features

Quite Low Maximum Input Power

The Dyson DC55 has one of the lower maximum input powers (only 700 Watts) amongst vacuum cleaners of this age. Vacuums have maximum input powers of between 3.6W and 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W.

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Heavy

The Dyson DC55's weight of 7.7kg is in the heaviest 20% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. The lightest vacuum cleaner is 3.2g heavy, the heaviest is 30kg, and the average weight is 5.9kg.

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Has a Telescopic Tube

The Dyson DC55 has a telescopic tube. 94% of vacuum cleaners do not have a telescopic tube.

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A Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Dyson DC55 has an A carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most vacuum cleaners. Most vacuum cleaners have a C carpet cleaning performance class.

Across comparable types of vacuum cleaner the worst carpet cleaning performance class is G.

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Supports Variable Power

The Dyson DC55 supports variable power. 71% of vacuum cleaners do not support variable power.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

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

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Has a Washable Filter

The Dyson DC55 has a washable filter, which is unusual. 86% of vacuums do not have a washable filter.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Dyson released the DC55 in December 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dyson dc55totalclean, dyson n119494w
Barcodes 05025155020722

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