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Nilfisk Buddy II 12

82

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Nilfisk Buddy II 12

£60.57
£56.98 £4.00 cheaper than 57 days ago
Nilfisk Buddy II 12

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An affordable and fully featured 1,200W drum vacuum, with alright running costs
1,200W Drum Wet & Dry 4.4kg Jul 2014
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£84.05
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Nilfisk Buddy II 12 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Nilfisk Buddy II 12 number 60 in cylinder vacuum cleaners, number 74 across all vacuum cleaners and number 143 in best selling vacuum cleaners.
97
Value for Money
Excellent
86
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£290 Over 10 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
It has running costs of £290 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report good filter, brush and that it is reasonably priced. However they also report that it is difficult to use and that it is not an acceptable size.
This Nilfisk vacuum cleaner has some great features:
Lighter than average
Quieter than average noise level
Has a hard floor brush
Has a brush tool
1200 watt motor will pick up any debris you want to get rid of
The blow function provides you with another option for cleaning
Two big wheels at the back and two rotation wheels in front make the machine very stable and easy to move around
The standard wet filter protects the turbine and ensures a long lifetime
The built-in accessory holder provides storage for your accessories so that they are always at hand
Ergonomic grip ensures that the machines is in balance when you carry it around. the grip is shaped so that you can place the tube on top when having a break

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £60.57 to £56.98 in the last 57 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Nilfisk Buddy II 12 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Customers Report Good Filter

A number of Nilfisk Buddy II 12 owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good filter. Lawrenzo said “I tightly wrapped this around the canister filter and it was much easier to clean off the fine dust” but despite that they gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 60 out of 100.

Users Report Good Brush

A few Nilfisk Buddy II 12 owners thought it had a good brush. Lawrenzo said on Amazon in October last year “I already have a better brush unit, so I just need to source stronger dust bags”.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two Nilfisk Buddy II 12 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was cheap. Lawrenzo wrote in their review on Amazon “A desperate visit to my resourceful local electrical shop saw me come away with an inexpensive sheet filter that was meant for a kitchen hob fume extractor unit” however they rated this vacuum cleaner 60 out of 100. Lawrenzo also said “I purchased an inexpensive universal brush unit”.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

One Nilfisk Buddy II 12 reviewer who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was good quality. Lawrenzo said in their review of the Nilfisk Buddy II 12 on Amazon in October last year “I bought this unit based on my perceived feeling for the good quality of Nilfisk products” however they only scored the Nilfisk Buddy II 12 60 out of 100.

Customers Report Good Suction

One Nilfisk Buddy II 12 owner who reviewed it mentioned that it had good suction. Lawrenzo said in their review “The canister filter soon clogged up and the unit's suction was vastly reduced” but despite that they only gave the product a score of 3 stars.

Users Report That it is Difficult to Use

One Nilfisk Buddy II 12 owner who bought it thought it did not have a good experience. Lawrenzo mentioned on Amazon “Not to allow customers to go through the painful experience of paper bags” in their Nilfisk Buddy II 12 review.

Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

One customer concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Lawrenzo said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The cost was a bit heavy at Eur24 for a pack of 4” and gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Very Good Brand

Nilfisk vacuum cleaners have very good reviews on average and Nilfisk is one of the superior brands. 100% of those that bought a Nilfisk vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £56.98 it is still in the cheapest 24% of vacuums.

Price Has Gone Down by £4 (6%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 10 year running cost of the Buddy II 12 is £290 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nilfisk released the Buddy II 12 in July 2014.

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Features

Lighter Than Average

The average weight of all vacuum cleaners is 6.1kg, with the lightest being 300g and the heaviest being 75kg. The weight of the Nilfisk Buddy II 12 of only 4.4kg is lighter than average when compared to most other vacuums. It is in the lightest 20% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Buddy II 12 of only 74dB is quieter than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the quietest 31% of all vacuums when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of vacuums is 28dB, the loudest is 91dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

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Average Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 1,200 Watt, the Buddy II 12 has a fairly standard maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Not Cordless

The Buddy II 12 is not cordless, although it is worth noting that 94% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Buddy II 12 has a hard floor brush, unlike 75% of vacuums which do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Buddy II 12 has a brush tool, which is unusual. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a brush tool.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nilfisk 18451119, nilfisk 18451120

Barcodes:

00000018451119, 00000018451120, 05715492141272, 05715492141289

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