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Kärcher MV5 Vacuum Cleaner

1,800W Drum Vacuum 8.5kg Bagless Aug 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Weight Dust Container Type Release Date £269.58 Electricity cost over 10 years
Kärcher vacuum cleaners have good reviews
Not cordless

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Kärcher Vacuum Cleaners Have Good Reviews

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


Released Over Two Years Ago

This Kärcher vacuum has been on the market since August 2014.

Weight & Dimensions


The lightest high maximum input power vacuum cleaner that was released around the same time as this vacuum cleaner is 5g heavy, the heaviest is 110kg, and the average weight is 7.2kg. At 8.7 kilograms, the Kärcher MV5 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than two years.

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Not Cordless

The Kärcher MV5 is not cordless. Most of the other comparable spec vacuums that have been around for more than two years are also not cordless.

Vacuums which are cordless that might be worth considering include the Bosch Athlet BCH625KTGB (£119) which also has a higher rating.

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Packaging Content

Has a Crevice Tool

The Kärcher MV5 has a crevice tool, as do most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that were released around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

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1,800 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,800 Watt vacuum cleaner.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1,800W vacuum cleaners currently available including the Philips FC8472 which has better reviews.

If this Kärcher vacuum maximum input power is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Bissell 18Z7E (£275) (1,850W) which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers krcher 13482310
Barcodes 04039784916470, 04039784916494, 04039784916531, 04039784916548, 04039784979192

Kärcher MV5 Review Sources

To prepare this Kärcher MV5 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 142,696 product attributes, 28,888 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,635,200 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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