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Miele S6240 Vacuum Cleaner

1,200W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 6.5kg May 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
User reviews are excellent
Acceptable noise level
Good size
38 Reviews

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this high maximum input power vacuum cleaner is fantastic based on 38 user reviews. 27 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Miele Has Excellent Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

We checked 2,086 expert and user reviews (including 138 verified purchases) for Miele vacuum cleaners and found that on average Miele has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Miele has excellent ratings specifically for its high maximum input power vacuums. 96% of those that bought a Miele vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Three years ago Choosy mentioned on Amazon “This vacuum (S6240) performs exactly as it says - excellent cleaning, light to handle, quiet, easy to manoeuvre” in their Miele S6240 review. Iain Rutherford said on Amazon “Lighter and more quiet than the previous equivalent model” and rated it 80 out of 100. M Flexmore said in their Miele S6240 review “We have it on the low setting and it's so quiet, you hardly know it's on” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Some Miele S6240 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Mrs A.j. Bowry -Wiliams said “Works well, powerful suction, not too noisy”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some Miele S6240 reviewers reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was lightweight. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Lightweight and quietm this vacuum cleaner picks up dirt well” in their review of the Miele S6240. Chris mentioned four years ago “Excellent lightweight vacuum cleaner” and gave the product an excellent review.

One Miele S6240 owner wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Chris Lincoln gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon three years ago “Great product, does what the adverts say it does, very compact”.

One Miele S6240 reviewer who purchased this vacuum cleaner thought it was easy to carry around. Three years ago Longinus wrote “Light and easy” in their review of the Miele S6240 and rated the Miele S6240 as very good.

One person concluded that the Miele S6240 was a good weight. Mr. Jonathan R. Charlesworth gave the product an excellent review and he wrote in his review of the Miele S6240 on Amazon “Quiet, powerful, light- weight and with lots of attachments”.

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Average Weight

At 6.5 kilograms, the Miele S6240 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

A few Miele S6240 owners mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good value for money. Chris Lincoln mentioned in his Miele S6240 review “A wonderful price discounted through Amazon” . Jonny M said on Amazon “Quality at a fantastic price - go for it - works v”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Miele S6240 was a bargain for the price.

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Good Suction

A number of Miele S6240 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it had good suction. Didyouseethat wrote “The difference in cleaning power is very marked - the Miele is much better - suction is greater” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Jacktar said three years ago “I was amazed at the suction power” and scored it 5 stars. Kerri wrote in her review of the Miele S6240 on Amazon “Amazing suction” and rated the product as excellent.

Portable

A few Miele S6240 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to move around.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

One Miele S6240 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Mike said “The suction is amazing and has to be turned down to a lower setting where it picks up fluff, dust and dog hairs effortlessly” .

Easy to Empty

One Miele S6240 owner reckoned that the Miele S6240 was easy to empty.

Good Brush

One Miele S6240 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good brush. Four years ago Mrs London wrote “After spending ages looking at reviews, I decided to go for this vacuum cleaner over a Dyson or a Miele with a turbo brush, as it was cheap”.


Design

Good Product Quality

A number of Miele S6240 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Didyouseethat said on Amazon “The Miele is very quiet, light, has a longer reach, is easier to empty and has a quality feel to it” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Easy to Use

Three Miele S6240 reviewers who bought it wrote that it was easy to use. Longinus mentioned in their Miele S6240 review “Settings are simple to use and the cleaning power is good for any domestic needs” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Mrs Coussin said “It's efficacy, noise level and ease of use easily outweigh any disadvantage of being a "bagged" cleaner”. Sandi Lee mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight and very easy to use” in her Miele S6240 review.

Not Robust

One Miele S6240 reviewer who bought the Miele S6240 wrote that it was not strong and durable. Chris mentioned in his Miele S6240 review “I particularly like the easy adjustment from gentle to heavy duty pickup”.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who purchased the product thought it was good in terms of power usage. Mr Michael L Smith said on Amazon “Great; quiet; easily manoeuvrable; lightweight; energy saving (officially); colour strange.” in his review of the Miele S6240 and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

1,200 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,200 Watt vacuum cleaner.

If this Miele vacuum maximum input power is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Nilfisk Aero 26 (£213.82) (1,250W), or the Einhell TH-VC 1815 (£49.99) (1,250W).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Miele released the S6240 in May 2014.


Ergonomics

Has an Automatic Cord Rewinder

The Miele S6240 has an automatic cord rewinder, as do most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that were launched around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

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Packaging Content

Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Miele S6240 has an upholstery nozzle included, as do most of the other vacuums of a comparable age and type to this vacuum.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The Miele S6240 has a crevice tool, as do most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04002514873381

Miele S6240 Review Sources

To prepare this Miele S6240 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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