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VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P

72

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VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P

VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P

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A good spec but 3 year old 1,400W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with moderate running costs
1,400W Cylinder Dry 5.5kg Dec 2014
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VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P number 513 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 915 across all vacuum cleaners.
75
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 79%. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuums with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This VAX vacuum cleaner has running costs of £340 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and noise level.
The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P 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

VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

A number of VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P was good value for money. Am Voice and mentioned “Overall it is obvious there has been some cost cutting compared with the Dyson products we already own”. This month Amazon Customer wrote “That is the price one pays for not using bags” however despite that only scored the product 40 out of 100. Amzy86 gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon a few weeks ago “Great Hoover really good suction and amazing price” in their review.

Ten customers considered that this vacuum cleaners was a bargain for the price. Am Voice wrote two years ago “The quality of the attachments are cheaply made and there is no soft brush included, which is quite bizarre” in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P. Am Voice also wrote “It is about £120 cheaper than the Dyson equivalent cleaner, so I can understand why the tools look a bit on the cheap”. In August this year Amazon Customer said in their review “Cheap light material that I handle carefully not to chip container when emptying”.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaners was cheap. Amazon Customer wrote in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review “The only thing I am glad for is that I don't have to worry about ordering expensive Miele bags”. Djm wrote “No need to buy expensive replacement filters”. Mike and he said in his VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review two years ago “It is dead easy to empty and no expensive filters like the Dyson”.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P “- mass aside - it is maneuverable and easy to use”. Dhanush Arun and wrote this year “The different components are handy for different surfaces” in their review of this vacuum cleaners. Djm scored the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “It is probably why it is much lighter to use” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review.

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners concluded that the product had a good experience. Graeme Cousins said in their review of this vacuum cleaners this month “In my experience it quite simply does not”. Satyakishore Mavuri said in August last year “Satisfactory experience”.

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Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaners was quiet. In August last year Anne Robinson mentioned on Amazon “Very powerful and quiet love it”. Djm wrote in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P on Amazon “I like this cleaner because it is lightweight, quiet and powerful.”. Djm also wrote “If compact size, lightness and quiet running are very high on your priority list then it is worth considering.”.

A few VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was noisy. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The machine is fairly loud.” but only gave the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P a score of 2 stars. Pandrei said on Amazon “It is loud; not loud enough to bother the neighbors”.

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Users Report That it is a Good Size

A few customers who purchased this vacuum cleaners considered that it was compact. Am Voice said in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review two years ago “Simply put, this is a small compact vacuum that cannot be compared to a fully functioning upright hoover”. Am Voice also said “It is my first compact hoover and it is my first Vax product”. Amazon Customer and mentioned on Amazon in August this year “Very neat compact cleaner that is easy to empty” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.

Several VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners who purchased the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P agreed that it was lightweight. Two years ago Am Voice mentioned in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review “There again this is a small compact lightweight vacuum that weighs 5.5Kg as opposed to 6.5kg for an upright one” and gave the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P a rating of 80 out of 100. Am Voice also said “So overall, this is a small, lightweight cleaner which is designed for people with pets”. Am Voice also said “To compare this to an upright hoover is a bit unfair, as it is small, lightweight and compact”.

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers thought the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P was easy to carry around. Eileen Mcauley said in her VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review on Amazon “Very well pleased with this vax excellent suction especially for pet hairs very light and easy to carry around”. Happyfamily wrote “At 4.9 kgs we found it easy to carry and in use it followed behind in a smooth” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review. K. Byrne mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaners “High powered suction and easy to carry to do stairs”.

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners considered that this vacuum cleaners was heavy and bulky. Dariusz Urlik said on Amazon “Its not heavy, powerful, descent amount of endings Cons”. Two years ago Dulwich Guy said “Haven't had it topple over yet I don't find it too heavy The hose extends quite far (I'm 6ft tall” in their review. Mike wrote in his VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review “Not too heavy to take up the stairs” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners wrote in their reviews that the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P was a good weight. In August C Am scored it 99 out of 100 and wrote “Great seduction light weight and fast delivery” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review. Jo-Anne Webber said in her review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P on Amazon “Powerful and very light weight”. In August last year Momof3 scored the product 5 stars and wrote “Would definitely recommended, had back problem a few years ago so very pleased with low weight of product” in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P.

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Customers Report Excellent Design

Five VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers who bought this vacuum cleaners considered that it was good looking. Am Voice wrote “Simply put, this is a small compact vacuum that cannot be compared to a fully functioning upright hoover and as such it does a pretty good job” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review. Am Voice also wrote “It has a pretty good suction capability.”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P on Amazon “Pretty good even if pricey!”.

Several people who bought it wrote that it was neat. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Very neat compact cleaner that is easy to empty” in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P and gave the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P a score of 99 out of 100. Ian Terry mentioned on Amazon “It does retract very well which makes for tidy storage”. Seaburgh mentioned on Amazon “The floor tool latches onto the main cleaner with a fairly flimsy catch to stow neatly away”.

One VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owner who bought the product reckoned that it was well designed. Isobel Henry-Rufus wrote on Amazon two years ago “The tools are well designed and fit easily” and scored it 80 out of 100. One person said in their reviews that the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P was smooth. Happyfamily scored the product 4 stars and wrote “In use it followed behind in a smooth and relatively obedient fashion”.

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Users Report Portable

A few VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to move around. Am Voice and mentioned two years ago “There again this is a small compact lightweight vacuum that weighs 5.5Kg as opposed to 6.5kg for an upright one”. Am Voice also wrote “So overall, this is a small, lightweight cleaner which is designed for people with pets”. Am Voice also said “To compare this to an upright hoover is a bit unfair, as it is small, lightweight and compact”.

Users Report Easy to Empty

A number of VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers who purchased the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reckoned that it was easy to empty. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in August “Very neat compact cleaner that is easy to empty”. Carole B mentioned in her review “Fantastic suck, you can see the carpet lifting as you go over it & so easy to empty”. Happyfamily mentioned on Amazon “The 2 litre pick up container is easy to detach for emptying” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.

Users Report Good Suction

Thirty-five people who bought this vacuum cleaners concluded that it had good suction. This month Alison Tetlow-Hamper gave it a score of 4 stars and she wrote in her review on Amazon “Great suction, my only doubt the hose seems to”. Am Voice mentioned in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review two years ago “It has a pretty good suction capability.”. This year Amzy86 rated this vacuum cleaners 5 stars and said “Great Hoover really good suction and amazing price” in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P.

Users Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers mentioned that this vacuum cleaners was good at cleaning pet hair. Amazon Customer and said on Amazon in August this year “Turbo brush attachment is great for upholstery and pet hair” in their review of this vacuum cleaners. Amazon Customer also wrote “It is promoted as useful for removing pet hair from carpets etc, so probably not one I'll be using much.”. Ashtree scored this vacuum cleaners 5 stars and said in the same month “The turbo tool (pet hair attachment) easily removes pet hair from curtains” in their review.

Several people agreed that this vacuum cleaners was good at cleaning dog hair. Peppianne said on Amazon “A good effective cleaner, does a good job with the dog hairs”. Rlh1972 mentioned in August last year “Oh it picks the dog hair up fine” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review but despite that gave this vacuum cleaners a score of 1 stars.

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Users Report That it is Robust

Six customers agreed that this vacuum cleaners was well made. Dulwich Guy wrote in their review on Amazon two years ago “Solid performer” and gave the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P a score of 4 stars. Ian Terry said in August last year “Given its lightweight construction I was reassured by the six year warranty”. Two years ago Mike scored it 99 out of 100 and he mentioned “With four cats when I ran this over the lounge rug it really pulled up a lot of hair ! It is a very well made unit” in his VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review.

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Amazon Customer said in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review “It is certainly robust enough.” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Isobel Henry-Rufus scored the product 4 stars and she mentioned “Tough, compact and powerful” in her review of this vacuum cleaners. R. Patel said in their review of this vacuum cleaners two years ago “The unit itself is robust and light, I guess the motor is smaller.” and rated the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P 80 out of 100.

One person reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Julie Alexander mentioned on Amazon in August this year “This item has developed an ear damaging high pitched noise” in her review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P.

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Customers Report Excellent Technical Guidance

Two VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers said that it had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer said in their review of this vacuum cleaners on Amazon “Comes with clear instructions (with illustrations) for how to do so”. Ashtree gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P on Amazon “The instruction booklet is very easy to understand with clear diagrams on what each part is”.

One VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it had good customer support. R. Patel and said “In my experience Vax customer support are good” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.

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Users Report Good Brush

Three VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers who purchased the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P considered that it had a good brush. Amazon Customer mentioned “Turbo brush attachment is great for upholstery”. Dulwich Guy wrote on Amazon “The brush head is useful for shutters”.

Users Report Good Filter

A few VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners considered that it had a good filter. Two years ago Lunar Shine and wrote in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review on Amazon “The anti-bacterial filter is good for homes with allergy sufferers as it reduces bacteria”.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

A few customers reckoned that the product was good quality. Two years ago Isobel Henry-Rufus wrote “The tools are well designed and fit easily”. In the same month Mike said “With four cats when I ran this over the lounge rug it really pulled up a lot of hair ! It is a very well made unit” and gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100. Robroy scored it 4 stars and said on Amazon “Good value and quality”.

VAX Vacuum Cleaners Have Very Good Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has an average 10 year running cost of £340 based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 1,383 vacuums.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner was released in December 2014.

Features

Average Weight

The weight of the Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P of 5.5kg is relatively typical compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is heavier than 54% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has a relatively standard maximum input power (1,400 Watt) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Average Suction Power

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P's suction power of 280W is fairly average compared to most other vacuums. It is in the highest 43% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has a brush tool, unlike 84% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a brush tool.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vax c88ampe

Barcodes:

00001113165300, 00798256082658, 05012512134109, 05012512148106

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