Hoover SteamJet SSW1700
Hoover SteamJet SSW1700
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Hoover SteamJet SSW1700

A 1,700 Watt Upright vacuum vacuum cleaner with average reviews and average features
1,700W Upright Vacuum Wet & Dry 3.7kg Sep 2012
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Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 Review

With good reviews and mediocre features, we have scored the Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 as follows for Summary.
19 Reviews
Average Features
5 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 62%, based on 19 reviews. Numatic vacuums have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and it is robust. However they also report poor design.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high maximum input power

Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 In-Depth Analysis


Poor User Reviews

The average user rating of this Hoover vacuum is 62% based on 19 user reviews. Users don't rate this vacuum very highly.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 reviewers who reviewed the Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 wrote that it was easy to use. Naomi B. said in her review of the Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 “Great product, easy to use and clean out” and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 5 stars. P.b mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Is so easy to use, brings tilied”.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

One Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good value for money. D. Shaw said on Amazon “Excellent value for money”.

Customers Report That it is Robust

One Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 reviewer who purchased it thought it was well made. Three years ago Susan Watson said on Amazon “This model is sturdy, well built and easy to use”.

Customers Report Unimpressive Design

One person said in their reviews that the Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 was not good looking. Three years ago Susan Watson said on Amazon “As the sweeper mode is pretty ineffectual, I have to hoover before using the steam cleaner” in her review of the Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 but in spite of that she rated it 80 out of 100.

Very Good Brand

We checked 4,207 expert and owner reviews (including 2,655 verified purchases) for Hoover vacuums and found that on average Hoover has very good ratings. 87% of those that bought a Hoover vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.



The weight of the SteamJet SSW1700 of only 3.7kg is in the lightest 16% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. The lightest vacuum is 3.2g heavy, the heaviest is 30kg, and the average weight is 5.9kg.

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Quite High Maximum Input Power

The average maximum input power of vacuums is 1,100W. With a maximum input power of 1,700 Watt, the Hoover SteamJet SSW1700 has one of the higher maximum input powers amongst vacuums of this age.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Hoover released the SteamJet SSW1700 in September 2012.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover ssw1700
Barcodes 00000039600096, 08016361852594, 08016361852600
Significantly better user reviews
300W higher maximum input power
430g lighter
User reviews are hugely better
50% higher maximum input power
44% heavier