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Hoover Athen Vacuum Cleaner

£140.80 £25.97 cheaper than 17 days ago
26.4W Upright Vacuum Dry 3.7kg May 2013
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Poor expert reviews
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Poor Expert Reviews

This low maximum input power vacuum received an expert rating of 60% from Les This puts this vacuum cleaner in the bottom 7% of all the vacuums of a comparable type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Hoover Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

We checked 3,516 expert and user reviews (including 858 verified purchases) for Hoover vacuum cleaners and found that on average Hoover has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Hoover has good reviews specifically for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners. 88% of those that bought a Hoover vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Four Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since May 2013.

Weight & Dimensions


Low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as this vacuum have weights of between 5g and 14kg. At only 3.7 kilograms, the Hoover Athen is quite light compared to most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to this vacuum.

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26.4 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 26.4 Watts vacuum cleaner.

Vacuum cleaners with a higher maximum input power that might be worth considering include the Dyson DC43H (£176.58) (28W and higher rated), the Hoover UNP300R (£199) (30W and higher rated), or the DeLonghi Colombina Cordless (32W and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover atv252lt011, 39400145
Barcodes 08016361843370, 08016361862982, 08016361907270

Hoover Athen Review Sources

To prepare this Hoover Athen review we compared this vacuum cleaner to 1,851 other models. For each vacuum cleaner that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 142,696 product attributes, 28,888 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,635,200 historical vacuum cleaner prices from 210 vacuum cleaner retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this vacuum cleaner compared to the other models as well as any areas where this vacuum cleaner is lacking.

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