Thomas Junior 1516


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Thomas Junior 1516

Thomas Junior 1516

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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money 1,500W drum vacuum cleaner, with average running costs
1,500W Drum Wet & Dry 6.2kg Jan 2013
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Thomas Junior 1516 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Thomas Junior 1516 number 630 across all vacuum cleaners and number 685 in cylinder vacuum cleaners.
Value for Money
Good Features
5 Years Old
Running Costs
£370 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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 vacuums 2018.
It has running costs of £370 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
This Thomas vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quite high maximum input power
Has an upholstery nozzle included
1500 watt max
16 liter compact plastic tank
Foot ring with 4 wheels
Ergonomic carrying handle
Motor housing made from shock resistant plastic
Separate by-pass motor cooling
Splash water proof
Not cordless

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Thomas Junior 1516 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Thomas has very good average reviews across its entire vacuum range compared to other manufacturers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 80% of vacuums, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £61.71 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the Junior 1516 will cost £370 over 10 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run vacuum cleaners.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since January 2013.


Average Weight

The Thomas Junior 1516's weight of 6.2kg is pretty typical compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is heavier than 41% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Quite High Maximum Input Power

Across all the vacuums the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W. With a maximum input power of 1,500 Watt, the Junior 1516 has one of the higher maximum input powers amongst vacuum cleaners of this age.

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Not Cordless

The Junior 1516 is not cordless, although this is within the context that 94% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Thomas Junior 1516 has an upholstery nozzle included. 74% of vacuums do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

thomas 786785


04005435103674, 04005435108853

Thomas Junior 1516


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