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VAX U85-ACLG-B
U85ACLGBA

£134.99
VAX U85-ACLG-B
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Reviews
1,190 Reviews + 1 Award
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Features
Good Features
93
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
91
Value for Money
Excellent
61
Age
4 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£200 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An amazingly economical to run and award winning 1L dust capacity, 5.1kg heavy vacuum cleaner, with good features and a very reasonable price
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With very low running costs, we have ranked the VAX U85-ACLG-B number 16 in upright vacuum cleaners, number 22 in cordless vacuum cleaners and number 24 in best selling vacuum cleaners.

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Kagoo Score
93
Reviews
71
Features
94
Popularity
91
Value for Money
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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this vacuum to others. This vacuum cleaner has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Looking across the entire Shark vacuum cleaner range, the average reviews for all Shark vacuums are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuums with better features are available. However this VAX vacuum cleaner has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuums 2018.
The U85-ACLG-B has running costs of £200 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 8% of all 1,704 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a washable filter
Cordless
Very small capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each vacuum cleaner by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the vacuum cleaner is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec vacuum cleaners come to market, the older vacuum cleaners will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.3 stars (1,190 reviews).

67%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
792 Reviews
4 Stars
198 Reviews
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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99 Reviews
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1 Award

The VAX U85-ACLG-B has received a Recommended Award from Trusted Reviews.
Trusted Reviews Recommended

How Good Are VAX Vacuums?

We have evaluated 628 expert reviews and 97,579 user reviews for vacuums available online and used this information to determine an average rating for VAX vacuums of 84%. This makes VAX the 12th best vacuum brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Average Weight
Very Small Capacity
Cordless
Has a Washable Filter
Has a Charging Base
Has a Crevice Tool
Average Weight
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The weight of the VAX U85-ACLG-B of 5.1kg is relatively standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is heavier than 61% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Capacity

The smallest capacity of vacuums is 0.035L, the largest is 100L, and the average capacity is 4.5L. The U85-ACLG-B's capacity of only 1L is in the smallest 9% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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The U85-ACLG-B is cordless, which is unusual. 91% of vacuums are not cordless.

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Has a Washable Filter

The U85-ACLG-B has a washable filter. 77% of vacuums do not have a washable filter.

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Has a Charging Base

The U85-ACLG-B has a charging base, which is unusual. 94% of vacuum cleaners do not have a charging base.

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Has a Crevice Tool
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The U85-ACLG-B has a crevice tool, unlike 58% of vacuums which do not have a crevice tool.

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Popularity

Popularity

The VAX U85-ACLG-B is currently ranked number 59 across all vacuum cleaners.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A vacuum cleaner with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

The price has dropped from £299 to £134.99 in the last 58 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Age

Release Date

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

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When Are Most New VAX Vacuum Cleaners Released?

Most new VAX vacuum cleaners tend to be released between December and January. If you wait until December 2018 then you might be able to get better features on your VAX vacuum. Also the price of the current VAX vacuum cleaners may drop off just before the latest models are released in December. In January 2017 four new VAX vacuums were released making it the biggest month that year for new VAX vacuum releases. In 2016 most new VAX vacuum cleaners were released in December, with 11 new VAX vacuum cleaners released that month. October was the biggest month in 2015 for new VAX vacuum cleaners, with nine new VAX vacuum cleaners released that month.

How Fast Do VAX Vacuum Cleaner Prices Drop After Release?

VAX vacuums tend to depreciate slower than most vacuums. Most vacuums drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, VAX vacuums drop in price by 1%. On a typical new VAX vacuum costing £175, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £2.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The U85-ACLG-B is in the cheapest 8% of all 1,704 vacuum cleaners that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the U85-ACLG-B is £200.

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Electricity cost when switched on £200.96
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Total running cost over 10 years £200.96
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Running this vacuum cleaner over 10 years will generate 1.00 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Manufacturer's Description

Free from wires, you.

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VAX U85-ACLG-B Specification

Key Features
Capacity
Weight
Maximum Input Power
Type
Cleaning Type
Power
Charging Time
Runtime
Design
Cordless
Colour
Performance
Filter Method
Filtering
Ergonomics
Washable Filter
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Brush Tool
Crevice Tool
Manual
Charging Base
Other Features
Special Features
Battery Technology
Weight
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Battery Type

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

vax newvaxu85aclgbacr

Barcodes

00001113646300, 00635131704215, 05012512151809, 05012512155869, 09787444403970

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