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Hoover PU71EN01001 Vacuum Cleaner

£110.00
£88.99 £21.01 cheaper than 54 days ago
700W Upright Vacuum Dry 6.5kg Aug 2015
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Average user reviews
Reasonably priced
Unacceptable noise level
64 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Fifteen Hoover PU71EN01001 owners reckoned that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer scored the Hoover PU71EN01001 7 stars and mentioned “Great value vacuum cleaner” in their Hoover PU71EN01001 review. Sebastian Palmer rated it 7 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Hoover PU71EN01001 on Amazon two years ago “I initially posted a five star review of this Hoover, mainly 'cause I was elated at getting an old-fashioned style vacuum cleaner at a reasonable price”. Sebastian Palmer also wrote “Practical reasonably priced old-fashioned vacuum cleaner” in his review.

Four Hoover PU71EN01001 owners who reviewed the Hoover PU71EN01001 considered that it was cheap. Sebastian Palmer wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “Pretty cheap & easy to replace the broken bands), irreparably it would seem on this occasion” and scored it 8 stars. Cherry mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight components (will not withstand much wear and tear) cheap plastic on/off switch” and rated the product 7 stars. Two years ago Kathryn Kippax said “It feels cheap and the knob that releases the handle so you can move it always felt like it was going to break” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

Four Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewers concluded that this vacuum cleaner was expensive. Sebastian Palmer mentioned “Both were dominated by either overpriced 'gizmo' style devices (brands such as Dyson” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Sebastian Palmer also wrote “The closest were some of the gimmicky, highly overpriced (and in my opinion hideously ugly) modern 'stick' type uprights” in his review. G. J. Todd said on Amazon last year “After owning an expensive Dyson, I decided to revert back to the old technology with a more efficient motor than the upright Panasonic we used to have before the Dyson”.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewers considered that it was noisy. Timothy Chapman said on Amazon “The noise level is acceptable though like any other vacuum cleaner do not use when your beloved is sleeping” in his Hoover PU71EN01001 review. Mr B Rutter mentioned on Amazon “11 carpets are hoovered in record time it took my mum 5 mins to hoover down stairs and she she said she didn't feel exhausted 12 not very noisy when used”.


Reviews

Average User Reviews

This vacuum has an average user rating of 79% based on 64 user reviews. Over 71% of reviewers gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Hoover Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

We checked 3,516 user and expert 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 within its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners range. 88% of those that bought a Hoover vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Portable

Five Hoover PU71EN01001 owners concluded that this vacuum cleaner was easy to move around. Mr B Rutter scored it 7 stars and he said in his review of the Hoover PU71EN01001 on Amazon “13 lightweight ideal if u have joint problems”.

Good Suction

Five people wrote that the product had good suction. Santa's Little Helper said “Lighter weight than my previous vacuum, good suction, good long lead”. Ricwilks wrote on Argos.co.uk “Excellent vacuum cleaner fantastic suction”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Two Hoover PU71EN01001 owners wrote that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Carol mentioned in his Hoover PU71EN01001 review “The turbo tool is great for getting the dog hairs off the stairs lovley long pipe to reach the top too”. Sue rated it 7 stars and she mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Dog hairs? No problem”.

Good Brush

One person concluded that this vacuum cleaner had a good brush.


Features

Good Technical Features

One Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it had good features. Timothy Chapman wrote on Amazon “It has all the original features with a new stair carpet cleaning brush” in his Hoover PU71EN01001 review.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Six Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Sandie Harley said on Amazon “It is heavy and perhaps the reason or part of it is because of the weight of the hose” in her review of the Hoover PU71EN01001. Mr and Mrs D mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Is a very good easy to use Hoover just slightly heavy as both myself” and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 7 stars. Mary mentioned “Bought for my parents and they find it hard to use with being heavy to push”.

Five Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was lightweight. Ranger 30 said on Amazon “Lightweight and easy to move around”. Two years ago Sdfly mentioned “Lightweight, easy to use, picks up well”. Inmychair gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned this year “Needed a lightweight and bagged vacuum cleaner for my 85 year old mum” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

One Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewer concluded that the Hoover PU71EN01001 was easy to carry around. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The vacuum cleaner is light and easy to use with good suction” and rated this vacuum cleaner 8 stars.

One Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewer said in their reviews that the Hoover PU71EN01001 was a good body shape. Nonver wrote on Amazon “The plastic hose is great for cleaning a full flight of stairs (just make sure the body is lodged against the bottom step”.

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Heavy

With a weight of 6.5 kilograms, the PU71EN01001 is one of the heavier low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as this vacuum cleaner amongst low maximum input power vacuum cleaners of this age. The lightest vacuum cleaner of this spec and age is 5.2g heavy and the heaviest is 13kg.

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Packaging Content

Has a Brush Tool

The PU71EN01001 has a brush tool, as do most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

It may also be worth considering one of the other vacuum cleaners with a brush tool currently available including because of their better review scores, the Hoover TE70TE11001 (£89.97), or the Princess Silence DeLuxe (£122.43).

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Has a Hose Included

The PU71EN01001 has a hose included. Most of the other vacuums of this type and age also have a hose included.

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Has a Turbo Brush

The PU71EN01001 has a turbo brush. Most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to this vacuum also have a turbo brush.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The PU71EN01001 has an upholstery nozzle included. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age to this vacuum cleaner also have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The PU71EN01001 has a crevice tool. Most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to this vacuum cleaner also have a crevice tool.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since August 2015.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One Hoover PU71EN01001 owner reckoned that the Hoover PU71EN01001 was good in terms of power usage. Mr B Rutter wrote in his review of the Hoover PU71EN01001 “Excellent for a new energy rated model and good on the environment”.

700 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 700 Watts vacuum cleaner.

We compared this vacuum to all the other 700W vacuums and we think the Hoover PU71PU01001 (£64.99) which is cheaper; or the Severin BC 7035, and the Russell Hobbs RHBCV2502 (£59.99) both of which have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Four people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was good quality. G. J. Todd mentioned on Amazon “With a far better build quality than my Dyson, in my view”. Jdm Steele said on Amazon “Quality consistent with a cheap child's toy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Jdm Steele also said “Much better quality” in their review.

Nice Design

Three Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewers agreed that it was good looking. Graham M. Green said “Pretty Darn Good” and gave the Hoover PU71EN01001 a score of 7 stars. Two Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewers said in their reviews that it was ugly. Sebastian Palmer wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner “The vacuum itself is robust, less ugly than most”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Hoover PU71EN01001 was well designed. Sebastian Palmer said “For the most part - a model of sensible functional utilitarian design” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Two years ago Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Shows good design” in their Hoover PU71EN01001 review.

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Easy to Use

Nine customers who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. Captain87 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Good value cleaner, light to use with comprehensive set of attachments, Takes a little time to assemble.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Judy13 scored it 8 stars and wrote “Would recommend this Hoover as its light weight easy to use and powerful, nice long cord”. In April last year Shedman mentioned in their review of the Hoover PU71EN01001 on Amazon “So far its 10/10 good price light to use tools on board good pick up”.

Two customers said in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Sue K said on Amazon last year “There are only two bits to assemble - the handle” in her review of the Hoover PU71EN01001. J. Collinge wrote on Amazon “It was delivered two days after ordering and was easy to assemble following the clear instructions” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Not Cordless

The PU71EN01001 is not cordless. Most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than a year do are cordless.

If you want a vacuum cleaner that is cordless then you might want to look at the Hoover CA144TF2001 (£89.98), or the Black & Decker PV1820L-GB (£86.24).

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Has a Flexible Hose

The Hoover PU71EN01001 has a flexible hose, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners that came out more than a year ago.

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Robust

Two people said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Santa's Little Helper wrote “A good few scratches” in their Hoover PU71EN01001 review and gave the Hoover PU71EN01001 a score of 7 stars. Crawley Lady gave the Hoover PU71EN01001 a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Really disappointed - the belt broke after just two months”.

One Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewer who bought it thought it was strong and durable. One Hoover PU71EN01001 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two Hoover PU71EN01001 reviewers who bought it concluded that it had good technical guidance.


Ergonomics

Has a Removable Filter

The PU71EN01001 has a removable filter. Most of the other vacuums that are a similar age to this vacuum cleaner also have a removable filter.

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Performance

C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The PU71EN01001 has a C carpet cleaning performance class which is better than the D carpet cleaning performance class found on most vacuum cleaners that have been available for a comparable time to it. The carpet cleaning performance class of all vacuums that are a comparable age to this vacuum ranges from F to A.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the PU71EN01001 of 89 decibels is one of the loudest amongst vacuum cleaners of this spec and age. The noise levels of low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released one year ago range from 50dB to 89dB.

Other 89dB noise level vacuums currently available which you might want to look at include the Hoover PU71PU01001 (£64.99) which is cheaper.

Other vacuum cleaners with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Bosch GL30 (79dB and higher rated), or the Samsung VC4000 (£99) (80dB and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover hoouvcpu71en01001bk, hoover pu71en01001bk, about pu71en01001
Barcodes 08016361884953

Hoover PU71EN01001 Review Sources

To prepare this Hoover PU71EN01001 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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