Four owners who purchased it said that it was heavy and bulky. Danny said on Argos.co.uk “The hoover is very heavy to carry” in his review of the Hoover Globe GL71. Jane27 said in their Hoover Globe GL71 review “I hate vacuums! I had a bulky upright, then got a cylinder type.” and scored it 7 stars. Danny also said “The back handle and the vacuum combine is heavy that makes the front to tilt” in his review.
Two customers reckoned that the product was lightweight. Two years ago Peejay gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight/moves effortlessly across carpet or other/excellent suction”. Jane27 mentioned in their Hoover Globe GL71 review “I have been looking for a vacuum that is compact, pet friendly, simple to use and lightweight” and scored it 7 stars.
One owner who reviewed it said that it was compact. Graham Kennedy said on Amazon “Nice and compact” in his review of the Hoover Globe GL71.