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VAX Air U86-AL-B

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VAX Air U86-AL-B

VAX Air U86-AL-B

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A good spec but 5 year old 1,400W upright vacuum cleaner, with average running costs
1,400W Upright Dry 5kg Dec 2012
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VAX Air U86-AL-B Review

With very good features, we have ranked the VAX Air U86-AL-B number 197 in upright vacuum cleaners.
75
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has running costs of £340 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Fairly high maximum input power

VAX Air U86-AL-B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

VAX Has Very Good Vacuum Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The Air U86-AL-B is in the most expensive 19% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the Air U86-AL-B is £340.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since December 2012.

Features

Average Weight

The Air U86-AL-B's weight of 5kg is fairly typical compared to most other vacuums. It is heavier than 64% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly High Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 1,400 Watt, the VAX Air U86-AL-B has one of the higher maximum input powers amongst vacuums of this age. The average maximum input power of vacuums is 1,100W, and the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vax u86alba

Barcodes:

00787162870923, 05012512147215, 05012512155876

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