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Miele Compact C2 XXL

83

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Miele Compact C2 XXL

Miele Compact C2 XXL
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A relatively new and very economical to run 1,200W cylinder vacuum, with great features but representing only middle of the road value for money
1,200W Cylinder Dry 4.8kg Aug 2016 F
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Miele Compact C2 XXL Review

With very low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Miele Compact C2 XXL number 43 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 817 across all vacuum cleaners.
66
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Age
18 Months Old
94
Running Costs
£59 Over 10 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 94%. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this vacuum cleaner is slightly out of date, and newer vacuums with more up to date technology are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency rating of F, however its running costs of only £59 over 10 years are in the cheapest 10% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
Customers report it is easy to use, product quality and noise level.
It has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Lighter than average
Fairly high maximum input power
C carpet cleaning performance class
Move effortlessly from hardfloor to carpets using the floor switch on the SBD 285-3 floorhead
Achieve a deep clean with the three piece accessory set, including dusting brush, crevice tool, and upholstery nozzle

Miele Compact C2 XXL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

15 owners considered that this vacuum cleaner was easy to use.

  • As expected only problem is the tools inside make the it heavy to use otherwise does what it states…
  • Easy to use, picks up well, light enough for my slightly limited ability, extremely pleased with it…
    Ann R (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Very powerful, cleans really really well on almost any surface & is easy and quick to use…
    Toby77G (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Quiet and efficient, easy to use and manoeuvre…
    Kathy Richards (Amazon) - September 2015
  • It does however have a handy little valve on the handle you can open slightly to slightly reduce the power without having to change the setting…
    Amy Ryan (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The long cable, which retracts at a press of a button is very handy…
    Dot G (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Love the different modes, telescopic pipe and overall ease of use…
    Jes (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Good power and easy to use…
  • This is brilliant, smooth, powerful even on low settings, quiet…
    Mark Marsay (Amazon) - October 2015
  • More than happy with this product easy to use and extremely efficient when dealing with animal hairs…

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

14 people considered that this vacuum cleaner was good quality.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

13 people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was quiet.

Users Report Good Suction

19 people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good suction.

Miele Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

We checked 4,757 expert and owner reviews (including 1,281 verified purchases) for Miele vacuum cleaners and found that on average Miele has very good reviews. 98% of those that bought a Miele vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Eight owners who bought the Miele Complete C2 PowerLine considered that it was well made and two people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner said that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Three customers mentioned that the Miele Complete C2 PowerLine was good at cleaning dog hair.

  • No problem picking up dog hairs, you can see it lifting the carpet! Worth every penny…
  • It is quiet and extremely efficient, picking up dog hair, cotton threads from sewing…
    JPR (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Very good at lifting dog hair (Golden Lab) from carpeting…
    Percy (Amazon) - June 2015

Customers Report Portable

Four owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to move around.

Users Report Nice Design

Five customers who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it was neat, four owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good looking and three people considered that it was well designed.

  • The machine itself is well designed and works well…
  • It's well designed and well built…
    Susu (Amazon) - July 2015
  • It's so neat and compact to store as well…
    Ann R (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Good looking and well thought out design…
    19JDEL59 (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Great powerful neat cylinder…
    Emma (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Has extremely good suction, well designed and ideal for us as we have two dogs…
    Cliren (Amazon) - October 2015
  • This is brilliant, smooth, powerful even on low settings, quiet…
    Mark Marsay (Amazon) - October 2015
  • It has an ergonomic hose with a telescopic chrome section which feels very well made…
    Nick (Amazon) - November 2014
  • There is no compromise to the performance plus the clever storage design and reduced noise level makes the 1600 perhaps a little bit better than the 2000…
    Book Addict (Amazon) - October 2014
  • They last quite a long time and have a neat rubber flap so as to not let dust…
    Dazzler11 (Amazon) - January 2015

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four people reckoned that the Miele Complete C2 PowerLine was compact, four people thought it was easy to carry around and four people wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Seven owners who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

This vacuum cleaner is rated F for energy efficiency, however the Compact C2 XXL is one of the most economic to run vacuums that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the Compact C2 XXL will cost only £59 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since August 2016.

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Features

Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of vacuums range from 28dB to 91dB, and the average noise level is 76dB. The noise level of the Miele Compact C2 XXL of only 73dB is quieter than 75% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average

The Compact C2 XXL's weight of only 4.8kg is lighter than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the lightest 30% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature. Across all the vacuum cleaners the weights range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Fairly High Maximum Input Power

The Compact C2 XXL has one of the higher maximum input powers (1,600 Watt) amongst vacuums of this age. The maximum input powers of vacuums range from 3.6W to 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W.

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has a C carpet cleaning performance class, which is the most frequently found carpet cleaning performance class on vacuums.

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Has a Removable Filter

The Miele Compact C2 XXL has a removable filter, unlike 90% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a removable filter.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Compact C2 XXL has a brush tool. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a brush tool.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Compact C2 XXL has a hard floor brush. 75% of vacuum cleaners do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The Compact C2 XXL has a flexible hose, which is unusual. 79% of vacuum cleaners do not have a flexible hose.

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Has a Motor Protection Filter

The Compact C2 XXL has a motor protection filter, unlike 92% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a motor protection filter.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Compact C2 XXL has an upholstery nozzle included. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Handle

The Compact C2 XXL has a handle. 89% of vacuum cleaners do not have a handle.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

miele completec2catanddogpowerline, miele miecvccompc2cdpl10154990r, miele miecvccompactc2powerlineb, miele completec2catdogpowerline, miele miecvccomc2pl10154980bk, miele completec2powerline, miele compc2cdpl10154990, miele compactc2powerline, miele miecvccomplc2plb, miele comc2pl10154980, miele completec2bk, miele complc2pl

Barcodes:

00000010154980, 00000010154990, 00000010155210, 00000010346420, 00000010660740, 00000010660750, 0004.00252E+12, 04002515449479, 04002515597705, 04002515598214, 04002515598412, 04002515621110, 04002515649350, 04002515680872, 04002515826942, 04002515826959, 05045382405000

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