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Hoover Purepower PU71 Vacuum Cleaner

£63.99
750W Upright Vacuum Dry 6.5kg Nov 2014
A
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
User reviews are good
Poor design
Unacceptable noise level
32 Reviews
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Unacceptable Noise Level

Three people reckoned that the product was noisy. Mr B Rutter wrote on expert website 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” but in spite of that he still scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Timothy Chapman said on expert website Amazon “The noise level is acceptable though like any other vacuum cleaner do not use when your beloved is sleeping” in his review of this vacuum cleaner but he still rated it 5 stars out of 5. Gpsa wrote in April last year “During use the belt heats up creating smell of burning rubber and the ride height does not work! The hoover is extremely noisy” in their review of the Hoover Purepower PU71 and rated it 1 stars out of 5.


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Reasonably Priced

Six customers who bought it concluded that it was good value for money. Santa's Little Helper mentioned “Good vacuum for good price”. Shedman scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner in April last year “So far its 10/10 good price light to use tools on board good pick up”. Amazon Customer scored the Hoover Purepower PU71 the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Great value vacuum cleaner”.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Hoover Purepower PU71 has a pretty average weight (6.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuums of a comparable age and type to this vacuum cleaner.

If you would consider a vacuum with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the SZ-2135 (£68.99) (5.8kg), or the SZ-1930 (£70.99) (6kg) both from TriStar or the Kärcher MV3 (£77.52) (5.5kg).

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

Purepower PU71 owners on average rated this vacuum 83%. 22 reviewers (78% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars.

Hoover Has Good Vacuum Reviews

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


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two customers who reviewed the Hoover Purepower PU71 reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Donald Morgan mentioned on expert website Amazon “Difficult to follow the assembly instructions otherwise good” in his review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it 80 out of 100.


Design

Poor Design

Two people said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was not well designed. Last year Gpsa gave the product a score of 20 out of 100 and wrote in their Hoover Purepower PU71 review “It is very awkward replacing the belt as the product is such a bad design”. They also mentioned “Dreadful awful bad design taken to the local tip!” in their review.

Good Product Quality

Four people reckoned that the product was good quality. G. J. Todd mentioned “With a far better build quality than my Dyson, in my view” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Jdm Steele said “Much better quality” but despite that they only gave it a rating of 1 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Quality consistent with a cheap child's toy” in their review.

Easy to Use

Three customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote on expert review site Amazon “The vacuum cleaner is light and easy to use with good suction” in their review of the Hoover Purepower PU71. Linda Jowers gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and she said “Arrived on time, easily put together, really easy to use very pleased with it”.

Not Cordless

The Purepower PU71 is not cordless, although this is within the context that most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been around for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner are also not cordless.

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Good Suction

Three customers concluded that it had good suction. Santa's Little Helper mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Lighter weight than my previous vacuum, good suction, good long lead”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium maximum input power vacuum cleaner was released in November 2014.


Ergonomics

Has a Washable Filter

The Purepower PU71 has a washable filter, as do most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years.

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Performance

A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to it.

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A Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Hoover Purepower PU71 has an A carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as it. Most medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for around the same time as it have a D carpet cleaning performance class.

An A carpet cleaning performance class is in fact the best carpet cleaning performance class amongst all medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that came out more than two years ago.

The worst carpet cleaning performance class amongst comparable types of vacuum is F.

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Very Loud Noise Level

Vacuum cleaners of a comparable spec and age to this vacuum have noise levels of between 59dB and 89dB. With a noise level of 89 decibels, the Purepower PU71 has one of the loudest noise levels amongst comparable spec vacuums of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 89dB noise level vacuum cleaners currently available including cheaper vacuums such as the Hoover Turbopower TP71 (£54.90).

If you would consider a vacuum cleaner with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the SZ-2135 (£68.99) (77dB), or the SZ-1930 (£70.99) (79dB) both from TriStar.

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Power

750 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 750 Watts vacuum.

Vacuums with a higher maximum input power that might be worth considering include the Performance 12 C86-PB-Be (£49.99) (800W and cheaper), or the Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be (£54.99) (850W and cheaper) both from VAX.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover pu71en01001, hoover pu71en02001, hoover pu71pu01001
Barcodes 00000039100390, 00787162389173, 08016361884946, 08016361884953, 08016361885271

Hoover Purepower PU71 Review Sources

To prepare this Hoover Purepower PU71 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 142,676 product attributes, 28,879 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,712,100 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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