VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS


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VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS

VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS
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A good spec and classic 1,800W cylinder vacuum, with alright running costs
1,800W Cylinder Dry 5kg Nov 2014
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VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS number 459 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 876 across all vacuum cleaners.
24 Reviews
Good Features
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£440 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 79%, based on 24 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners 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 £440 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
The Astrata C90-AS-B-AS has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lighter than average
Fairly high maximum input power
Bagless cylinder
1.7 litre dust capacity
Edge-to-edge cleaning
HEPA filtration
5m power cord
On board tools
Very low suction power

VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

Astrata C90-AS-B-AS owners on average rated this vacuum cleaner 79%. 11 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two people who reviewed it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to use.

  • Much too early to comment - have only just starting to use it - it seems all right so far…
    GW Payne (Amazon) - April 2015
  • It is light, easy to use, empty and store plus it picks up pet hair effortlessly…

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 reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a VAX vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The Astrata C90-AS-B-AS has an average running cost of £440 over 10 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

VAX released the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS in November 2014.


Lighter Than Average

The Astrata C90-AS-B-AS's weight of only 5kg is lighter than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is lighter than 66% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. The lightest vacuum cleaner is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Fairly High Maximum Input Power

The maximum input powers of vacuums range from 3.6W to 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W. The Astrata C90-AS-B-AS has one of the higher maximum input powers (1,800 Watt) amongst vacuums of this age.

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Very Low Suction Power

The average suction power of all vacuum cleaners is 550W, with the lowest being 40W and the highest being 2,500W. The suction power of the VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS of only 240W is lower than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is lower than 75% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Astrata C90-AS-B-AS has a brush tool, which is unusual. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a brush tool.

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