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VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B

73

Overall Score

VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B

£99.99
VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B

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A cheap but 3 year old 800W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with good features and low running costs
800W Cylinder Dry 5.5kg Oct 2014
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VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B number 499 across all vacuum cleaners.
82
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£200 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 40%. Numatic vacuum cleaners 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 £200 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 vacuums.
Customers report it is a good size, it is easy to use and good suction.
This VAX vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Has a brush tool
Powerful performance
Full size capacity
Lightweight
6 year guarantee
HEPA media filter
Multi-cyclonic technology

Should You Buy it Now?

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VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B owners mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaners was compact. Biktor wrote last year “The suction is very powerful, very compact on size, excellent for pets hair, basically a perfect Hoover” in their review of this vacuum cleaners. Jack Degnan wrote on Amazon “Vax Air Compact Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner” in his review of the VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B. Teapot Tina said on Amazon last year “Yes it's compact” in their VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B review however only gave the product a score of 1 stars.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

One VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B owner said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaners was easy to assemble. Jack Degnan said “It is easy to put together and seems to do the job pretty well” in his VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B review.

Customers Report Good Suction

A number of customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good suction. Biktor gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The suction is very powerful, very compact on size, excellent for pets hair, basically a perfect Hoover”. S. Haskins wrote on Amazon “The suction is quite powerful.” but rated the product 1 stars.

Users Report Easy to Empty

One customer who purchased it thought it was easy to empty. Biktor wrote on Amazon “Don't understand why people complain about having to empty it too often, since I always do after every use” in their review of this vacuum cleaners and rated it 5 stars.

VAX Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

We checked 5,542 user and expert reviews (including 3,112 verified purchases) for VAX vacuums and found that on average VAX has very good reviews. 94% of those that bought a VAX vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

One VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B reviewer concluded that this vacuum cleaners was good looking. In August last year Jack Degnan said in his review “It seems to do a pretty decent job of lifting the dog hairs anyway”.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

One VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B owner who bought this vacuum cleaners mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. Teapot Tina wrote in their review of the VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B last year “Obviously I assumed I was getting a bargain”.

One VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B owner considered that the VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B was good value for money. Mrclumpit mentioned “Being charged the full price of £229 would be insulting, akin to being told your mother smells of fish” in their VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B review but in spite of that only rated it 3 stars.

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Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £99.99 it is cheaper than 58% of vacuums.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The Air Compact C88-AM-B has an average running cost of £200 over 10 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since October 2014.

Features

Average Weight

The weight of the Air Compact C88-AM-B of 5.5kg is fairly typical compared to most other vacuums. It is heavier than 54% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B has a fairly typical maximum input power (800 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Average Suction Power

The Air Compact C88-AM-B's suction power of 280W is pretty standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the highest 44% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Air Compact C88-AM-B has an upholstery nozzle included. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Air Compact C88-AM-B has a brush tool, which is unusual. 84% of vacuums do not have a brush tool.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vax c88ambe

Barcodes:

05012512134093, 05012512147765

VAX Air Compact C88-AM-B

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