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Kärcher NT 55-1
Kärcher NT 55-1

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Kärcher NT 55-1 Vacuum Cleaner

1,380W Drum Vacuum Wet & Dry 17kg Dec 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Good brand
Quite quiet noise level

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Good Brand

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


Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum was released in April 2017.


Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 69 decibels, the Kärcher NT 55-1 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other vacuums of a comparable spec and age to this vacuum cleaner. The noise levels of similar spec vacuums that were released more than two years ago range from 57dB to 87dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

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Weight & Dimensions


Vacuums of this type and age have weights of between 5g and 110kg, and the average weight is 7.2kg. At 17 kilograms, the Kärcher NT 55-1 is very heavy compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for around the same time as this vacuum.

If you would consider a vacuum cleaner with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the 447MX (15.8kg), or the VC3211MX1 (£599.94) (16.9kg) both from Makita or the Bosch GAS55 M AFC (£709.98) (16.2kg).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers krcher nt551ecoh
Barcodes 04039784722620

Kärcher NT 55-1 Review Sources

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Makita VC3011L vs Kärcher NT 55-1

Makita VC3011L vs Kärcher NT 55-1
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£ 189.96 £0.00
70% Lighter
47% Higher Maximum Input Power
38% Shorter
Six Months Newer
2x Smaller Dust Capacity
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Bosch BGS5SIL66 vs Kärcher NT 55-1

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£ 937.49 £0.00
98% Lighter
Eight Months Newer
23% Narrower
Eighteen Times Smaller Dust Capacity
73% Lower Maximum Input Power

AEG CE 4120 vs Kärcher NT 55-1

AEG CE 4120 vs Kärcher NT 55-1
AEG CE 4120 Kärcher NT 55-1
£ 83.42 £0.00
Significantly Shorter
29% Narrower
Newer by Five Months
15x Smaller Dust Capacity
Louder Noise Level