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VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B

£199.99
A poor value for money and 3 year old 1,350 Watt Upright vacuum vacuum cleaner
1,350W Upright Vacuum Dry 10.3kg Feb 2014
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VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B Review

Released 3 years ago, we have ranked the VAX Dual V Advance W87-DV-B number 476 across all vacuum cleaners.
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Poor
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Missing Some Features
45
3 Years Old
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Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 64%. Numatic vacuums 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 2017.
Customers report excellent design, that it is easy to use and technical guidance. However they also report that it is not robust, that it is not an acceptable size and unacceptable noise level.
It is missing some features:
Heavy

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

Reviews

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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Users Report Good 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 Good 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”.

Users 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”.

Customers 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”.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably 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”.

Very Good Brand

Based on 4,212 expert and owner reviews (including 2,417 verified purchases), VAX has very good ratings for its vacuum cleaners. 93% of those that bought a VAX vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £199.99 it is more expensive than 75% of vacuum cleaners.

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Features

Heavy

The Dual V Advance W87-DV-B's weight of 10.3kg is in the heaviest 4% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. Vacuum cleaners have weights of between 3.2g and 30kg, and the average weight is 5.9kg.

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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, unlike 76% of vacuum cleaners which do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

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


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vax w87dvb
Barcodes 00001113308600, 00798256087264, 05012512142029
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