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Kärcher T12-1 Vacuum Cleaner

1,300W Drum Vacuum Wet & Dry 6.6kg May 2013
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Kärcher vacuums have good reviews
Has a washable filter
Has a hard floor brush

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Kärcher T12-1 has a fairly standard weight (6.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as this vacuum.

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Reviews

Kärcher Vacuums Have Good Reviews

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


Performance

Average Vacuum

The Kärcher T12-1 has a pretty standard vacuum (24.4 kilopascals) compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than two years.

If this Kärcher vacuum vacuum is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the CV 48/2 (£436.89) (25kPa), or the CV 38/2 (£335) (25kPa) both from Kärcher.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum range from 57dB to 87dB. With a noise level of only 61 decibels, the Kärcher T12-1 has one of the quietest noise levels amongst vacuum cleaners of this age.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the Sebo Airbelt D4 (£263.70) (61dB).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was May 2013 when Kärcher released the T12-1.


Ergonomics

Has a Washable Filter

The Kärcher T12-1 has a washable filter. Most of the other vacuums of this type and age also have a washable filter.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Kärcher T12-1 has a hard floor brush, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and type to this vacuum cleaner.

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Design

Not Cordless

The Kärcher T12-1 is not cordless. Most of the other vacuums that are a comparable age to this vacuum are also not cordless.

If you are looking for a vacuum cleaner that is cordless then you might want to look at the Bosch Athlet BCH625KTGB (£119).

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Power

1,300 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,300 Watt vacuum cleaner.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1,300W vacuum cleaners currently available including the Sebo Felix 1 Premium (£209.92) which has better reviews.

Vacuums with a higher maximum input power that might be worth looking at include the Dyson DC41 (£103.11) (1,320W) which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04039784044272

Kärcher T12-1 Review Sources

To prepare this Kärcher T12-1 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 142,676 product attributes, 28,879 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,712,100 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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