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Miele S8

Miele S8
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A fully featured but 4 year old 2,200W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with satisfactory running costs
2,200W Cylinder Dry 12kg May 2014
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Miele S8 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Miele S8 number 831 in cylinder vacuum cleaners.
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£540 Over 10 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has running costs of £540 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 4% of all 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
It has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Quite high maximum input power
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Has a turbo brush

Miele S8 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Miele Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

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

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The S8 is one of the less economic to run vacuums that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the S8 will cost £540 over 10 years to run.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since May 2014.


Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Miele S8's noise level of only 71dB is quieter than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is quieter than 85% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all vacuums is 76dB, with the quietest being 28dB and the loudest being 91dB.

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Heavier Than Average

The Miele S8's weight of 12kg is in the heaviest 3% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. The weights of vacuum cleaners range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Quite High Maximum Input Power

The maximum input powers of vacuums range from 3.6W to 8,600W. The Miele S8 has one of the higher maximum input powers (2,200 Watts) amongst vacuum cleaners of this age.

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Not Cordless

Like most other vacuum cleaners, the Miele S8 is not cordless. 94% of vacuums are not cordless.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Miele S8 has an upholstery nozzle included. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Turbo Brush

The Miele S8 has a turbo brush, unlike 92% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a turbo brush.

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Very High Vacuum

The Miele S8's vacuum of 34kPa is very high compared to most other vacuums. It is higher than 96% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature. The lowest vacuum of vacuum cleaners is 2.8kPa, the highest is 36kPa, and the average vacuum is 23kPa.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

miele s8390c



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