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VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

72

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VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

£144.99
VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

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A cheap but 4 year old 1,350W upright vacuum cleaner, with alright running costs and good features
1,350W Upright Dry 10.3kg Feb 2014
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VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B Review

Representing very good value for money, we have ranked the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B number 91 in best selling vacuum cleaners, number 109 in upright vacuum cleaners and number 544 across all vacuum cleaners.
74
Value for Money
Good
65
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£330 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 64%. Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuums 2018.
It has running costs of £330 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 vacuum cleaners.
Customers report design, it is easy to use and superior technical guidance. However they also report that it is not robust, that it is not an acceptable size and unacceptable noise level.
This VAX vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an upholstery nozzle included
Heavier than average

VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Users Report Excellent Design

Two VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewers reckoned that the product was neat. Littleowl mentioned on Amazon “Maybe Vax want you to use the solution neat so you have to buy more frequently (it's not exactly cheap” in their review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewer thought it was good looking. Littleowl wrote in their review on Amazon last year “Pretty Impressive”. One person who purchased the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B said that it was well designed.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

A number of customers concluded that this vacuum cleaner was easy to use. Artemisrhi wrote on Amazon “I am pleased with the result and will continue to use it to clean my rugs.” in their review but despite that they only scored it 60 out of 100.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Mr. Guy Mcevoy he wrote “It was also very easy to put together (our last model was not” in his VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B review.

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Customers Report Superior Technical Guidance

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good customer support. One person considered that it had good technical guidance. Alexander Bryce wrote in his review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B “With the help of an excellent instruction manual I had it assembled in no time”.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

A few customers who bought the product agreed that it was good quality. Alexander Bryce mentioned on Amazon “It is very well designed and although the unit is slightly bigger than an average vacuum the additional features for upholstery”. Alexander Bryce also wrote “It is a high quality efficient machine so whether it is worth the price will depend on how often it is used”.

Customers Report That it is Not Robust

Some VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewers considered that it was not well made. Sean5302 mentioned “Gimcrack build, unreliable, fire risk” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Customers Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Four VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewers said that the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B was not heavy and bulky. Alexander Bryce mentioned “Fairly heavy to handle when loaded.” in his review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B. Littleowl wrote “It is a large and heavy machine, made from a brittle plastic so if you aren't careful with it I imagine it would break easily” in their review. Two years ago Marand mentioned in their review “Bulky & powerful”.

Users Report Easy to Empty

One VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewer thought it was easy to empty. Alexander Bryce mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Easy to empty the dirty water tank” in his review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B and gave the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B a score of 5 stars.

Users Report Good Suction

One VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had good suction.

Users Report Good Filter

One VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B reviewer who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it had a good filter. Marand mentioned in their review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B “Some water did pool in the area where the clean water tank sits – I only discovered this when I tipped the machine back to clear the lint filter”.

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was not noisy. Mr. Guy Mcevoy said in his review of the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B on Amazon “Also, be aware it is a noisy beast”.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

A few people who purchased it said that it was good value for money. Alexander Bryce said on Amazon “As for value for money”. Last year Littleowl said in their review “Try it diluted, you can experiment as to what is effective and could save yourself money!”. Marand scored the product 4 stars and wrote “They quickly show up the dirt so having my own carpet cleaner saves money over bringing in an external service or hiring a machine, as well as being more convenient”.

VAX Has Very Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £144.99 it is in the most expensive 40% of vacuums.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B is £330, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

VAX released the Dual V Advance W87-DV-B in February 2014.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B's weight of 10.3kg is very heavy compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is heavier than 96% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. Across all the vacuum cleaners the weights range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B has a relatively standard maximum input power (1,350 Watt) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Dual V Advance W87-DV-B has an upholstery nozzle included, which is unusual. 74% of vacuum cleaners do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vax w87dvb

Barcodes:

00001113308600, 00798256087264, 05012512142029

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