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VAX Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX

64

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VAX Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX

VAX Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX

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A good spec but 4 year old 1,000W upright vacuum, with satisfactory running costs
1,000W Upright Dry 10.6kg Feb 2014
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VAX Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the VAX Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX number 213 in upright vacuum cleaners.
63
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£250 Over 10 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%. 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 vacuum cleaners 2018.
It has running costs of £250 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report that it is expensive.
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 Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Users Report That it is Expensive

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was not cheap. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote “The replacement part is very expensive” in their review.

VAX Has Very Good Vacuum Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 10 year running cost of the Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX is £250 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

VAX released the Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX in February 2014.

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Features

Heavier Than Average

Across all the vacuum cleaners the weights range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX's weight of 10.6kg is very heavy compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is heavier than 96% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 1,000 Watt, the VAX Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX has a relatively standard maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Rapide Ultra 2 W89-RU-VX has an upholstery nozzle included, unlike 74% of vacuums which do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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