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Hoover PU71EN01001

£88.99
A top-value 700W Upright vacuum vacuum cleaner with fine features and fantastic user reviews
700W Upright Vacuum Dry 6.5kg Aug 2015
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Hoover PU71EN01001 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Hoover PU71EN01001 number 94 across all vacuum cleaners.
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64 Reviews
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Excellent
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
84
£172 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this vacuum cleaner to others. Numatic vacuums also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this vacuum cleaner is slightly out of date, and newer vacuum cleaners with more up to date technology are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
This vacuum cleaner has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £172 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,561 vacuums that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and portable. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a hose included
Has an animal care setting
Very loud noise level
Not cordless

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Hoover PU71EN01001 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, PU71EN01001 owners rated this vacuum 79 out of 100. 33 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly 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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Customers Report 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”.

Users Report Excellent 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.

Customers Report 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”.

Users Report 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”.

Users Report 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”.

Customers Report That it is a 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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Users Report 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”.

Customers Report Good Brush

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

Users Report 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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Customers Report Great 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.

Users Report That it is 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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Hoover Has Very Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

Based on 4,135 expert and user reviews (including 2,642 verified purchases), Hoover has very good reviews for its vacuum cleaners. 87% of those that bought a Hoover vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Helpful Technical Guidance

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

Customers Report That it is 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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Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £88.99 it is cheaper than 65% of vacuums.

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Features

Average Weight

The weight of the PU71EN01001 of 6.5kg is relatively typical compared to most other vacuums. It is in the heaviest 64% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The PU71EN01001's noise level of 89dB is very loud compared to most other vacuums. It is in the loudest 3% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all vacuums is 77dB, with the quietest being 7.5dB and the loudest being 91dB.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The PU71EN01001 has a fairly average maximum input power (700 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Not Cordless

The Hoover PU71EN01001 is not cordless. 92% of vacuums are also not cordless.

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Has a Hose Included

The Hoover PU71EN01001 has a hose included. 97% of vacuums do not have a hose included.

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Has an Animal Care Setting

The Hoover PU71EN01001 has an animal care setting, which is unusual. 97% of vacuums do not have an animal care setting.

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has a C carpet cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuums.

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Has a Removable Filter

The Hoover PU71EN01001 has a removable filter, which is unusual. 92% of vacuums do not have a removable filter.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The PU71EN01001 has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 76% of vacuums do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The PU71EN01001 has a flexible hose. 82% of vacuums do not have a flexible hose.

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Has a Turbo Brush

The Hoover PU71EN01001 has a turbo brush. 91% of vacuums do not have a turbo brush.

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Has a Brush Tool

The PU71EN01001 has a brush tool, which is unusual. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a brush tool.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since August 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This vacuum is rated A for energy efficiency. The PU71EN01001 has an average 10 year running cost of £172 based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,561 vacuums.

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Product Identifiers

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

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