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Hoover Curve CU81 Vacuum Cleaner

850W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.1kg Apr 2015
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Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Good brand
Supports variable power
Has a flexible hose
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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 5.1 kilograms, the Curve CU81 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other vacuums that came out around the same time as this vacuum.

Other vacuums with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Nilfisk VP300 (£79.90) (5.2kg).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when Hoover released the Curve CU81.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 3,516 owner and expert reviews (including 54 verified purchases), Hoover has good ratings for its vacuums. Hoover also has good ratings specifically for its medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners compared to other brands. 72% of those that bought a Hoover vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Has a Flexible Hose

The Hoover Curve CU81 has a flexible hose. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and type to this vacuum cleaner also have a flexible hose.

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Ergonomics

Has a Washable Filter

The Hoover Curve CU81 has a washable filter, as do most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to this vacuum cleaner.

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Packaging Content

Has a Parquet Brush

The Curve CU81 has a parquet brush, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Hoover Curve CU81 has a hard floor brush. Most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than two years also have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The Curve CU81 has a crevice tool. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to this vacuum cleaner also have a crevice tool.

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Performance

Only F Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Curve CU81 has an F carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most vacuum cleaners of a similar age and type to it. Most similar spec vacuum cleaners that came out around the same time as it have a D carpet cleaning performance class.

This vacuum's carpet cleaning performance class (F) is in fact the worst carpet cleaning performance class amongst all similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

Amongst similar types of vacuum the best carpet cleaning performance class is A.

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Very Loud Noise Level

Similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years have noise levels of between 59dB and 89dB. When compared to other vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago, the noise level of the Curve CU81 of 87 decibels is one of the loudest.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the Rush RU80 (£115.99) (88dB), or the Blaze SP81BL03001 (87dB) both from Hoover.

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Power

Supports Variable Power

The Curve CU81 supports variable power. Most of the other vacuums of this age and spec also support variable power.

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850 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is an 850 Watts vacuum.

If this Hoover vacuum maximum input power is too low for you then you might want to consider the VAX Air Agile Reach (900W).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover nocu81cu11001, hoover cu71cu11001, cu81cu10011, cu81cu01
Barcodes 08016361884601, 08016361884618

Hoover Curve CU81 Review Sources

To prepare this Hoover Curve CU81 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 141,719 product attributes, 28,551 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,651,100 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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