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Hoover WindTunnel Vacuum Cleaner

£406.08
£101.12 £304.96 cheaper than 78 days ago
1,320W Upright Vacuum Dry 7.1kg May 2013
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Expert reviews are average
Good value for money
Easy to use
898 Reviews
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Price Has Gone Down by £304.96 (75%)

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Good Value for Money

One hundred and fourty-three customers who purchased it agreed that it was good value for money. Website Bestbuy.com wrote “And a wonderful price” in their review of the Hoover WindTunnel. They also said “Price is great for the product” in their review. And also wrote “It cleans well at a great price”.

Twenty-six people thought the product was expensive. Miriam @ the Wic Project wrote on expert website Walmart.com “Filters can be expensive”. They also said “It reminds me very much of more expensive cyclo” in their review. Natteebee mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Walmart.com “All they wanted to do was sell me a very expensive vacuum from another company” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.

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Features

This is a Forceful Vacuum With an Abundance of Useful Features

Thirty-eight people said in their reviews that the Hoover WindTunnel had good features. Website Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “This is a forceful vacuum with an abundance of useful features” . Website Bestbuy.com mentioned “Great features”. Lolakittymiss wrote two years ago “The features were cheap and the little plastic thing you used to put it on” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.


Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight

One hundred and fifty-two customers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was lightweight. Website Bestbuy.com said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It's lightweight”. They also wrote “Lightweight and easy to use” in their review. Four years ago Lizz mentioned on expert website Walmart.com “I chose this one(bc it was on sale and it was lightweight vs another vacuum which was for pet fur” in their Hoover WindTunnel review.

Seventy-nine people thought it was heavy and bulky. Website Walmart.com wrote “Not heavy easy to move” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Lolakittymiss said on expert website Walmart.com “And worst part - it was cumbersome and heavy”. Mama J wrote on expert review site Walmart.com “My vacuum finally quit after 16 years of heavy use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Twenty-six people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to carry around. Maddy mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “It is fairly light and easy to handle” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. M_oachs scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Walmart.com “Easy to carry! The price is great for the quality”. Three years ago Mrscz10 mentioned “It is light and easy to maneuver”.

Ten customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was thin. Website Bestbuy.com mentioned “Portable and slim design” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Five years ago Mama Luvs Books wrote “The attachments are slim enough to get small corners quite well”. Jenna W. scored it 4 stars out of 5 and she said “However, I greatly underestimated the power the Hoover Wind Tunnel, with it's slender frame and lightweight footprint”.

Seven owners who purchased it thought it was compact. Five years ago Leah K said on expert website Walmart.com “While I get that it is compact, which is nice for storage purposes, I do wish that the canister was slightly larger” in her review of this vacuum cleaner. In the same month Short Stuff the Cleaner scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Walmart.com “I accept that for it to be compact and lite wght”. Stacy said on expert website Walmart.com “This light, compact vacuum uses a multi-cycle WindTunnel Technology to pull up embedded dirt from carpets”.

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Average Weight

At 7.1 kilograms, the WindTunnel has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec.

If you would consider a vacuum with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Kärcher AD (£102.49) (6.4kg and cheaper), or the Hoover Rush TCR 4239 (£82) (7kg and cheaper).

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Heavy and Bulky

Seventy-nine people thought it was heavy and bulky. Website Walmart.com wrote “Not heavy easy to move” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Lolakittymiss said on expert website Walmart.com “And worst part - it was cumbersome and heavy”. Mama J wrote on expert review site Walmart.com “My vacuum finally quit after 16 years of heavy use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Hoover vacuum cleaner received an expert rating of 75% from toptenreviews.com.

Good User Reviews

WindTunnel owners on average rated this vacuum 81 out of 100. Over 79% of reviewers gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Hoover Vacuums Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,516 owner and expert reviews (including 1,141 verified purchases) for Hoover vacuums and found that on average Hoover has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Hoover has good ratings specifically within its high maximum input power vacuums range. 84% of those that bought a Hoover vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Easy to Empty

Thirty-seven owners who bought the product considered that it was easy to empty. Two years ago website Walmart.com mentioned “Fabulous suction; easy to empty” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mlgrant wrote “It's very easy to empty the dirt cup! It also has an 8 foot stair house that can be extended up to 12 feet! Not only that.” . Jrfrugalmom said in their review of this vacuum cleaner five years ago “* It is lightweight * It has good suction * It is bagless * It is easy to empty the contents of the bag * It has a reusable filter, which is easy to clean”.

Portable

One hundred and fifty-seven people who reviewed the Hoover WindTunnel thought it was easy to move around. Lola said on expert review site Walmart.com four years ago “Its a shame because it is a good vacuum, lightweight and great suction”. Mama Luvs Books scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Walmart.com “I LOVE that it is lightweight, easy to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. They also said “It works on ALL surfaces perfectly! I HIGHLY recommend the WindTunnel® Air™ Bagless Upright by Hoover to anyone in the shop for a lightweight and powerful vacuum” in their review.

Good Suction

Two hundred and twenty-four people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good suction. Two years ago website Bestbuy.com wrote “It has the best suction” in their review of the Hoover WindTunnel. They also said “Great suction power” in their review. And also mentioned “Strong suction”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Eleven owners wrote in their reviews that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Website Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Picks up pet hair no problem” . Eight years ago Lovemyhoover rated it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “We would certainly recommend it to those with pets as it does a great job with the pet hair!” in their Hoover WindTunnel review. Mommy's Free Time wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Walmart.com five years ago “It picks up pet hair great”.

Six owners wrote that this vacuum cleaner was good at cleaning dog hair. Slcshopper said “Picks up dog hair without any problems” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Amy the mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “It sucked in dog hairs & dust quickly & powerfully off low-rise kitchen rugs”. Christip wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Bestbuy.com “It is lightweight, easy to use and picks up dog hair nicely”.

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Good Filter

Thirty-one people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it had a good filter. Website Bestbuy.com scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and said “Easy to clean filter” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Five years ago Nicole @ Mom Always Finds Out wrote “I have learned that when you have a good vacuum that gets up every miniscule bit of dust like this one, you will need to regularly clean its filter” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. They also mentioned “This filter is easy to clean – simply rinse with water” in their review.

Good Power Cord

Four owners who purchased it considered that it had a good power cord. Lizz mentioned in their review of the Hoover WindTunnel “I Loved that it has a long power cord and extra long hose, if needed” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Wendy [@] wrote on expert review site Walmart.com five years ago “I really liked the long power cord” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. They also mentioned “The extra long power cord is very helpful” in their review.

Good Brush

Thirty-eight people considered that it had a good brush. Website Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Brush can be turned off for floors”. They also said “Brush stops rolling when the hose is in use” in their review. And also mentioned “Turn-off brush roller”.


Packaging Content

Has a Brush Tool

The WindTunnel has a brush tool, as do most of the other vacuums of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other vacuum cleaners with a brush tool currently available including the U89-MA-L, or the Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P (£106.99) both from VAX and both of which are cheaper.

We compared all the other vacuum cleaners which also have a brush tool to this vacuum cleaner and we think the Rowenta RO5253EA (£112.85) is also worth considering.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The WindTunnel has an upholstery nozzle included. Most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner also have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The Hoover WindTunnel has a crevice tool. Most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum also have a crevice tool.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Hoover released the WindTunnel in May 2013.


Power

Good Battery Life

Three owners who purchased this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it had a good battery life. Website Bestbuy.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said two years ago “No battery to worry about”. Punchit12 rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert website Walmart.com “A battery charged lightweight Bissell for quick cleaning (doesn't pick up good”. They also wrote “An Electrolux 12V plug in to recharge battery (only fair) very clumsy” in their review.

1,320 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,320 Watt vacuum cleaner.

If this Hoover vacuum maximum input power is too low for you then you might want to look at the Bestron Puro (£83.99) (1,400W and cheaper), or the AquaVac Boxter 30 S (1,400W and cheaper).

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Seven customers who reviewed it thought it had good technical guidance. Jrfrugalmom mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “* There are instruction pictures for cleaning”. Koupon Karen said on expert review site Walmart.com “I didn't feel the instructions were very clear on how to attach the extra house”. Tammystwocents mentioned “Once I read the instruction manual, I was good to go”.


Audio

Noisy

Twenty-one customers who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. Two years ago website Walmart.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Noise level is low”.

Maria1 wrote on expert review site Walmart.com “I was concerned about reviews stating it was too heavy and very loud” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Ncdi said “It's really noisy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated the product 4 stars out of 5.

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Quiet

Thirty-five owners who reviewed the Hoover WindTunnel concluded that it was quiet. Six years ago website Bestbuy.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Quieter with good suction”. Three years ago Mikemelbourne mentioned “This vacuum was a snap to assemble very light small in size next to most uprights very quiet and suction is wonderfull” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mlgrant said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Walmart.com five years ago “This vacuum cleaner is also really quiet, which I love! When I moved into my very first apartment, my grandparents bought me a Hoover”.

Twenty-one customers who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. Two years ago website Walmart.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Noise level is low”. Maria1 wrote on expert review site Walmart.com “I was concerned about reviews stating it was too heavy and very loud” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Ncdi said “It's really noisy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated the product 4 stars out of 5.

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Design

Easy to Use

One hundred and fourty-four owners agreed that it was easy to use. Website Bestbuy.com mentioned six years ago “Ease of use and long plug wire” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Very light to use” in their review. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com wrote seven years ago “This vacuum has excellent filtration and is easy to use with its self-propelled action” in their review of the Hoover WindTunnel.

Nineteen people concluded that this vacuum cleaner was easy to assemble. My Springfield Mommy said in her review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Walmart.com “It is easy to assemble and lightweight enough that your kids will have no reason not to be able to help”. Mw3214 wrote on expert review site Walmart.com six years ago “Easy to assemble and use” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Karla1887 scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned five years ago “20 seconds or less to assemble, beautiful on the outside”.

Four owners concluded that it was easy to setup. Siddha gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Its not very complicated to setup/operate which I love”. Happycamper mentioned “It was very easy to set up with good instructions”.

Three customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Juliek mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Walmart.com “With this vacuum, I feel comfortable carting it around the house” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. An anonymous reviewer she said on expert website Walmart.com “And, with a comfortable and adjustable handle”. Website Debbie (mamanista.com) wrote “As far as crevice cleaning goes, I have experienced vacuums with better suction with a more comfortable handle.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to handle. Deadanger said in their review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “Great suction handles well light weight great product” . Mg726 wrote on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Will see how Best Buy handles this if ever there is a claim” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Easy to Damage or Scratch

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to damage or scratch. Website Bestbuy.com wrote six years ago “Love the ability to shut off the sweeper bar so I can use on my hard wood floors and not damage them” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Tokeefe7 mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “The first part broke after a few months” however despite that they scored this vacuum cleaner 40 out of 100. Five years ago Gloriagwl said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Bestbuy.com “I am concerned that it might damage my rugs, since there is no height adjustment”.

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Good Product Quality

Nineteen owners reckoned that the Hoover WindTunnel was good quality. M_oachs gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Walmart.com “Overall, I would definitely recommend this vacuum for all households for easy use, great quality”. Mlgrant said on expert website Walmart.com “I can tell this vacuum cleaner is going to last just as long, as it is very high quality”. Five years ago The Mommy-Files scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a reliable and high quality vacuum”.

Nice Design

Fourty-seven customers concluded that this vacuum cleaner was good looking. Lizz rated it 80 out of 100 and said “It also easy to clean and its a pretty cool looking vacuum”. Marconorthernky mentioned “Belt just broke and it still cleans the carpet pretty darn well! Love the self propelled feature, works great once you understand how it works”. Four years ago Nothappy123 wrote “I figured it out pretty easily” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Fourteen owners said in their reviews that it was well designed. Tiffany P. mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner “I love the design of the vac” . Vicky wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Walmart.com “The design is very attractive”. Slow Motion said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Walmart.com “Do not feel it shaoud come off that easily blame design”.

Three customers who bought it concluded that it was neat. Nicknamewithnospace mentioned four years ago “It's easy to set up and comes with neat attachments” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. Aminva wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “We are a very neat family and we gently used this vacuum 3-5 times”. Bkwalmartbuyer said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Tools are great and stow neatly”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth. Linda wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner “Very smooth self-propelled function and excellent edge cleaning feature”. Katie C. scored this vacuum cleaner a maximum of 5 stars and she said on expert website Walmart.com “It's been realatively smooth since then”.

Two owners who bought the product thought it was rough. Four years ago Aminva mentioned on expert website Walmart.com “I would love to blame this on my children being rough with the vacuum.”. Cleaningcompany said on expert review site Walmart.com also four years ago “Again, we treat our Hoover rough with all the use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Reliable

Thirteen owners concluded that this vacuum cleaner was strong and durable. Mama Luvs Books scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said on expert review site Walmart.com “I am super pleased with the power, durability”. Nbmavm wrote on expert website Walmart.com “Not as heavy duty as the Hoover it replaced” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars out of 5. The Mommy-Files mentioned in their review of the Hoover WindTunnel “The vacuum was durable and I would say was made with high quality materials”.

Nine people who purchased it considered that it was reliable. Website Bestbuy.com gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Design and reliability”. Savings in Seconds gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Walmart.com “Our trusty old canister cleaner finally kicked the bucket”. Cleaningbusiness gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “I would definitely recommend this product to anyone looking for a reliable and great vacuum”.

Seven people who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Three years ago Terrys said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Walmart.com “Then you go buy something decent with a better built motor”. Wendy [@] gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “It is a solid unit that picks up dirt” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Vicky said “The handle of the vacuum is also a built in wand, which detaches” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to damage or scratch. Website Bestbuy.com wrote six years ago “Love the ability to shut off the sweeper bar so I can use on my hard wood floors and not damage them” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Tokeefe7 mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “The first part broke after a few months” however despite that they scored this vacuum cleaner 40 out of 100. Five years ago Gloriagwl said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Bestbuy.com “I am concerned that it might damage my rugs, since there is no height adjustment”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers beading station uh70821pc, hoover uh70800rpc, hoover uh70821pc, hoover uh70901pc
Barcodes 00073502031544, 00778295449377, 00786514283299, 00787683520468, 00791769565960, 00798837989017, 07755347801331, 09192985632022

Hoover WindTunnel Review Sources

To prepare this Hoover WindTunnel 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 142,659 product attributes, 28,565 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,639,400 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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