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VAX Air Agile Reach Vacuum Cleaner

£114.80
£59.84 £54.96 cheaper than 44 days ago
900W Upright Vacuum 4.5kg 12m Feb 2014
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User reviews are good
Reasonably priced
Robust
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

On average, Air Agile Reach owners rated this vacuum 83%. Over 78% of reviewers gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

VAX Has Good Vacuum Reviews

Based on 4,216 expert and user reviews (including 1,247 verified purchases), VAX has good ratings for its vacuum cleaners. VAX also has good ratings specifically for its medium maximum input power vacuums. 93% of those that bought a VAX vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Eighty-six customers concluded that this vacuum cleaner was good value for money. Roger Taylor mentioned “Bagless seemed best, Vax is a well known make, stunning price - £95, very positive reviews, so ordered it” in his VAX Air Agile Reach review. Reggie61 scored the product 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Brilliant value for money”. Roger Taylor also said “If you need a cheap commercial cleaner the Vax would be good” in his review.

Six people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was expensive. Roger Taylor said on Amazon “The consumables (bags, filters) are expensive” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Two years ago Peter Adderley wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner “It wasn't expensive.”. Mrs. N. J. Burrow wrote in the same month “It's much superior to a Dyson, which are over-priced” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

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Portable

Fourty-six people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to move around. S. Thomas mentioned “Very lightweight, exceptional suction power as long as your carpets are fitted! Excellent price, listed by Amazon as "used” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mr. E. H. Williams wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Yes it is lightweight - about half the weight of our Dyson”. Miss K gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 6 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “NEGATIVES - Vax describes this as a "lightweight" vacuum” in her VAX Air Agile Reach review.

Good Suction

One hundred and sixty-five customers said in their reviews that it had good suction. Red0209 wrote “It is impossible to move it given the powerful suction” and scored this vacuum cleaner 7 stars. Reggie61 mentioned “Suction as powerful -”. Roo mentioned on Amazon “Suction too strong for carpets and mats”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Six people who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was good at cleaning pet hair. W Porter mentioned “Liked the specifications of this vax.I am reelly happy with it, has more powerful suction, very good for pet hair” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars. George wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “That's how much we liked it! It's light, long flex, great suction, good tools and pet hair tool, easy to clean”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Having 4 cats its a good pet hair remover overall quite”.

Five customers mentioned that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Two years ago Mr Dc Evans wrote on Amazon “I have a dog and it picks up all the dog hair with no problems”. Maverick wrote “Very good at picking up dog hair with or without accessories” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Trebor91 scored the VAX Air Agile Reach 6 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “The suction is good, even on dog hairs and it has long lead” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Easy to Empty

Twenty-six owners who bought this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was easy to empty. Panagiotis said in their VAX Air Agile Reach review “It's really quick and easy to empty” and scored the product 8 stars. Last year Thomas Boyhan said on Amazon “It is simple to empty” and rated it 8 stars. Michael111111 mentioned “It is simple and quick to empty the transparent container” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Good Power Cord

Three owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good power cord. Leopard wrote in their review of the VAX Air Agile Reach “Amazing length to the power cord as well” and rated it 6 stars. J. Willans mentioned “Nice long power cord, attaching the hose is a bit unwieldy.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Good Filter

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good filter. A. Kinson said “Maintenance of the filter is also quick”. Greenbookal said on Amazon “It's great that it has a HEPA filter” in their VAX Air Agile Reach review.

Good Brush

Four owners who purchased this vacuum cleaner agreed that it had a good brush. The Fish said on Amazon “Turbo brush wow, does what it says, very good” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the product a score of 7 stars. C. Clark rated the VAX Air Agile Reach 6 stars and said on Amazon “Nice long hose, with easy unclipping from the brush end of the cleaner”. Klingsor wrote on Amazon two years ago “All other expected features and attachments are here - rotating brush for carpets” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.


Design

Robust

Sixteen people thought this vacuum cleaner was well made. Last year Mr T wrote “It's not my trusty old Dyson that finally gave up on me after 14 years of solid service.”. Mrs. N. J. Burrow wrote “This Vax has amazing suction, great build and very light” in their review of the VAX Air Agile Reach. Michael Worbey wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Fantastic machine, build quality great, suction etc”.

Seven owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Mr Sneff rated it 6 stars and he said in his review of the VAX Air Agile Reach on Amazon “Compared to the Dyson it's more compact, feels less sturdy and is far less manoeuvrable”. Barry J Boyd he wrote on Argos.co.uk “Excellent, this is the best upright i have owned powerful, sturdy.” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Lalaogle gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned in April last year “I was impressed by how light this is, easy to carry up the stairs and felt sturdy” in their VAX Air Agile Reach review.

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. R. Gould rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “We bought a Dyson after this, hopefully will be more reliable and the customer service better”. Dan. Jackson mentioned on Amazon “From the reviews I've read these vacuums are just as good and far more reliable”. Harper.v said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “I am returning this vacuum as soon as it can be sucked away and my dependable monster Dyson has been justly reinstated from the castaway pile in the stable stall”.

One person said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Sue mentioned on Argos.co.uk two years ago “Could you let me know it this might be broken or faulty as I am not sure” in her review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it 7 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Thirteen customers who purchased this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was good quality. Roger Taylor mentioned in his VAX Air Agile Reach review “Very impressed at the build quality and the modern design” and scored the product 5 stars. Sharon Preston rated it 9 stars and she wrote in her VAX Air Agile Reach review “Really good quality and performance”. Mr T scored it 8 stars and he said “I just hoped for a bit better build quality” in his review of this vacuum cleaner.

Easy to Use

Fifty-three people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Last year Mr. A. Graziour mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Its easy to use and glides over my carpets with a very powerful suction” and scored it 8 stars. Mrs. A. E. P. Davey mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon also last year “I actually enjoy cleaning on my good days and this is actually a joy to use and takes so little time”. Mrs R wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon also last year “The extra long plug and lead are also very handy when it comes to hoovering the house, no more unplugging”.

Seven customers who purchased the product considered that it was easy to assemble. Mr Paul Savory mentioned on Amazon “Easy to put together” in his VAX Air Agile Reach review and scored the product 8 stars. Mrs. N. J. Burrow said in their VAX Air Agile Reach review “I empty the bin after each use and find the tools and hose easy to assemble”. Wammy46 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Its easy to assemble”.

Five customers wrote in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Snuggles gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned on Amazon last year “Maybe their research and development team can come up with a more comfortable handle as that would then raise the spec on this vacuum” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Six years ago Evelyn Paterson gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 7 stars and she mentioned in her review of the VAX Air Agile Reach “Only complaint is that the handle for the way I like to hold it is not comfortable”. Marlenepinheiro gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Useful small loop to hold the lead so it won't unleash that easily” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Five owners who purchased this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was easy to setup. Mr. B. Fletcher gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned “The hoover itself is easy to set up and use and has a very powerful suction in my opinion”. Two years ago Timothy mentioned on Amazon “Really powerful suction and easy to set up” in his VAX Air Agile Reach review. Wolf359 said on Amazon “It's easy to set up and put away” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Four owners who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Sally wrote in her VAX Air Agile Reach review on Argos.co.uk “Has two settings one for carpets”. Becks22 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Great Hoover, replaced our smaller one that wasn't coping with cat hair at all! This has two settings the stronger picks up pet hair”. D M. gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “A long cord, useful accessories and great suction with three settings (from what I can tell!” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Nice Design

Sixteen customers who reviewed it thought it was well designed. Paul Jack Seastron he mentioned “Overall, not a good product due to poor design, not suitable for all surfaces” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Shona Reese wrote “Yet again this product is letting off a burning smell even after they sent a replacement I'm not sure if it is a design fault or a bad batch”. Two years ago Miss K said “There are some design flaws with the machine in terms of how the attachments are housed; we have actually taken all the attachments off”.

Eleven people who purchased this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was good looking. Paul mentioned “This cleaner is a good looking one.”. Wolf359 wrote on Amazon “It cleans my carpets beautifully provided I have the strength to push it along”. Dan. Jackson rated the product 6 stars and wrote on Amazon two years ago “The 6 year warranty sounded pretty sweet, so we went for it”.

Five people said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was neat. Mr. J. J. Proctor gave the product a rating of 8 stars and said “Hose is very clever and neat, wheels are rubber so no noisy plastic on tiles” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Castlecary mentioned on Amazon “Great suction, neat hoover”. Mike Jones said in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It cleans my hard floors immaculately and leaves nothing behind”.

Three people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was smooth. Three years ago Lovemurakami wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Wooden floor boards and smooth hard floors were fine, just my granite tiles”. K Wren wrote on Amazon “I am very impressed by the performance of this vacuum cleaner which I have used throughout our home, on thick and thin carpets, smooth carpets, carpets with pile, laminate floor” and gave it a score of 7 stars. James B. Spink mentioned two years ago “The method of changing from carpet to smooth surface is very faffy”.

One person who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was ergonomic. Mart said “Ergonomically the handle is comfortable to hold”.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Twelve owners thought the VAX Air Agile Reach was noisy. Two years ago Starlight mentioned “It makes an awful machine gun noise when using the hose” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Gems mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Easy to empty; not too loud; excellent suction” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Two years ago A. Kinson said on Amazon “Very noisy”.

Ten people who purchased this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was quiet. Mr. K. P. Rogers said on Amazon “This is a light, powerful and surprisingly quiet vacuum cleaner” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mr. K. P. Rogers also mentioned “Powerful, light and surprisingly quiet” in their review. Mr. J. J. Proctor gave it a score of 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon in the same month “This is quiet when the brush is turned off”.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

Four customers agreed that this vacuum cleaner was good in terms of power usage. Three years ago Shazzaboom mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Great energy efficiency ratings too”. Leaving the Room... Mic Drop said “This also has a low energy use so is kinder on the pocket for the electricity bills” in their VAX Air Agile Reach review.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Booboo scored it 9 stars and mentioned in their VAX Air Agile Reach review on Argos.co.uk “I bought it a few weeks ago and has very good features very light easy to operate”. Lara G. rated it 5 stars and she said “It has nice space saving features and looks futuristic”. J. Willans wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “So in summary, you get a machine that's easily as powerful as a dyson, yes a dyson may have more user friendly design features.” and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 6 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Fourty-six customers who bought the VAX Air Agile Reach considered that it was lightweight. Reggie61 wrote “Definately powerful on the suction - feels a bit lightweight after using a Dyson for years” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Survivor gave the product a score of 8 stars and said on Amazon “Really powerful, really lightweight” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. S P Mead wrote “It's light-weight, quite powerful” in their VAX Air Agile Reach review.

Fourty owners wrote that it was heavy and bulky. Roger Taylor mentioned three years ago “Put it together; a bit heavy”. Roger Taylor also said “For domestic use these Vax cleaners are heavy to move and far too powerful” in his review. Three years ago S. Crawford mentioned on Amazon “Now for the negatives - on heavy rugs it can be hard going, you feel like you're getting a workout”.

Nineteen customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around. Two years ago Mr. K. P. Rogers wrote on Amazon “And it's easy to carry about, being quite light”. Mr Paul Savory said on Amazon “Easy to carry around and easy to follow the instructions” and gave the product a score of 8 stars. Mrs Marilyn Ricketts said on Amazon “Very light and easy to use, I live in Cyprus”.

Thirteen people who purchased it considered that it was compact. Two years ago Mr. J. D. Millar wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “If Vax sorted the handle out it is a very powerful compact vacuum, that said it is uncomfortable as there is too much suction, they could comfortably reduce it by 15%”. Overworked Mum mentioned “Has a very long cable and compact for easy storage”. Mrskroeger2608 wrote “It's very compact and much lighter than my old one”.

Four owners said in their reviews that the product was thin. Phil B mentioned on Amazon “The cable is thinner than Dyson and so gets into some mad knots”. Halina mentioned on Argos.co.uk “The product has a really good suction meaning that it pick ups even smallest/thinnest hair/particles from thick carpets as well as hard flooring” in her review of this vacuum cleaner. Last year Marie wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “This vacuum cleaner I actually found to be better, lighter, slimmer and more efficient” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

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Light

The average weight of vacuum cleaners of this spec and age is 6kg. At only 4.5 kilograms, the Air Agile Reach is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for around the same time as this vacuum.

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Performance

A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an a hard floor cleaning performance class, which is the most commonly found hard floor cleaning performance class on vacuums of a similar spec and age to it.

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A Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Air Agile Reach has a better carpet cleaning performance class than most vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than two years. This vacuum has an A carpet cleaning performance class, whereas most vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a D carpet cleaning performance class.

This vacuum cleaner's carpet cleaning performance class (A) is actually the best carpet cleaning performance class across all vacuum cleaners of this age and type.

An F carpet cleaning performance class is the worst carpet cleaning performance class amongst comparable types of vacuum cleaner.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Air Agile Reach has a fairly loud noise level (84 decibels) compared to most of the other vacuums that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner. Vacuum cleaners of this age and type have noise levels of between 59dB and 89dB, and the average noise level is 77dB.

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Other Features

Has a Telescopic Tube

The Air Agile Reach has a telescopic tube, as do most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that were launched around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Eight owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it had good technical guidance. Mrs. K. said last year “Very clear, easy to follow instructions” in their review of the VAX Air Agile Reach. Lisa wrote on Argos.co.uk “I like that you can lower the handle for storage and my little boy can help hoovering he loves it! Don't like that you have to remove the hose”. Gill gave the product a score of 6 stars and said “The instructions are detailed and easy to understand while the dustbin has a 2 litre capacity”.


Price

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This VAX vacuum cleaner has been on the market since April 2017.

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