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Kärcher MV 2 Vacuum Cleaner

1,200W Drum Vacuum Wet & Dry 4.5kg Apr 2015
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Owner reviews are average
Good suction
Reasonably priced
38 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Six owners who reviewed the Kärcher MV 2 reckoned that it was good value for money. Mikeyb said on expert website “Good lightweight product from a reliable brand at an economical price”. Phil he wrote on expert website “I wanted something that would be effective yet simple and low priced and this definitely fits the bill! I have used it in my garage”. Kitty mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner “Great value for money”.

Good Suction

Five customers who bought it wrote that it had good suction. Pete he wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner “Great suction picks up every bit of dirt also with wet feature can easily clean up spills Defrosted freezer lots of water on floor”. Two years ago Luke24 gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Strong suction” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Twain wrote on expert review site “Love this hover excellent suction and wet or dry” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.


Owner Reviews Are Average

This Kärcher vacuum cleaner has an average owner rating of 78 out of 100 based on 39 owner reviews. 19 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars and 78% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 259 expert and owner reviews (including 41 verified purchases) for Kärcher vacuums and found that on average Kärcher has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Kärcher has good ratings specifically within its high maximum input power vacuums range. 80% of those that bought a Kärcher vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.



Two people who bought it concluded that it was reliable. Dave wrote on expert website “As a plumber I need a reliable wet vacuum.”.


Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when Kärcher released the MV 2.

Weight & Dimensions


With a weight of only 4.5 kilograms, the Kärcher MV 2 is quite light compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec vacuums that are a comparable age to this vacuum the weights range from 5g to 110kg, and the average weight is 7.2kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Einhell TH-VC 1820 S (£39.96) (4.7kg and cheaper).

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1,200 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,200 Watt vacuum.

There are a number of other 1,200W vacuum cleaners currently available that you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the Buddy II 12 (£49.69), or the Buddy II 18 (£58.45) both from Nilfisk or the Kärcher MV2 (£64.84).

Vacuums with a higher maximum input power that might be worth looking at include the Kärcher MV 3 (£58.87) (1,400W and higher rated), or the Russell Hobbs 21180 (£39.99) (1,500W and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers krcher epewd216297630, karcher n112360w, krcher 16297630, krcher 16297610, krcher karcher, krcher ukmv2, krcher mv2
Barcodes 00000016297630, 00013641007376, 00644535999165, 04039784961630, 04039784973688, 04039784977655, 04039784977679, 05054186324905, 05054242038456, 05130026277607

Kärcher MV 2 Review Sources

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