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Hoover SE81SZ03001 Vacuum Cleaner

850W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 4.1kg Oct 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Hoover vacuums have good reviews
Fairly loud noise level
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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was October 2014 when Hoover released the SE81SZ03001.


Hoover Vacuums Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,516 expert and owner reviews (including 54 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 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.

Weight & Dimensions


Vacuums of a similar age and spec to this vacuum cleaner have weights of between 660g and 11kg, and the average weight is 6kg. At only 4.1 kilograms, the Hoover SE81SZ03001 is quite light compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for around the same time as this vacuum.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the BC 7045 (£69.99) (3.9kg), or the Vacuumcleaner Non-Stop (£82.44) (3.9kg) both from Severin or the Hoover SE71 (£55.98) (4.1kg).

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Packaging Content

Has a Turbo Brush

The SE81SZ03001 has a turbo brush, as do most of the other vacuums that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The SE81SZ03001 has a crevice tool, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners of this spec and age.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The Hoover SE81SZ03001 has a flexible hose. Most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for a similar time to this vacuum cleaner also have a flexible hose.

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Not Cordless

The Hoover SE81SZ03001 is not cordless, although it is worth noting that most of the other vacuum cleaners of this type and age are also not cordless.

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Has an Automatic Cord Rewinder

The SE81SZ03001 has an automatic cord rewinder. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age to this vacuum also have an automatic cord rewinder.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 85 decibels, the SE81SZ03001 has one of the louder noise levels amongst vacuum cleaners of this age. The quietest noise level of vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to this vacuum cleaner is 59dB, the loudest is 89dB, and the average noise level is 77dB.

Alternative vacuums with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Hoover Purepower PU71 (£63.99) (89dB and cheaper), or the Bestron ABG500WBE (£61.99) (84dB and cheaper).

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The SE81SZ03001 has a C carpet cleaning performance class which is better than the D carpet cleaning performance class found on most vacuums of a comparable age and spec to it. The best carpet cleaning performance class of all vacuums of this age and spec is A and the worst is F.

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Supports Variable Power

The Hoover SE81SZ03001 supports variable power. Most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago also support variable power.

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850 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is an 850 Watts vacuum.

There are a number of alternative 850W vacuums currently available which you might want to consider including the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be (£54.99) which is cheaper.

If this vacuum maximum input power is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the VAX Air Agile Reach (900W and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover se81sz03001
Barcodes 00000039001171, 08016361886124

Hoover SE81SZ03001 Review Sources

To prepare this Hoover SE81SZ03001 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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