VAX U88-W1
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A good value for money and 2 year old 1,600 Watt Upright vacuum vacuum cleaner
1,600W Upright Vacuum Dry 4.7kg Jun 2015
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VAX U88-W1 Review

Representing excellent value for money but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the VAX U88-W1 number 171 across all vacuum cleaners.
Very Good
Average Features
2 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 64?

Numatic vacuums have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
This vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high maximum input power
Has a turbo brush
Very low suction power

VAX U88-W1 In-Depth Analysis


VAX Has Very Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

We checked 4,212 expert and user reviews (including 2,417 verified purchases) for VAX vacuum cleaners and found that on average VAX has very good ratings compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a VAX vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £59.99 it is cheaper than 80% of vacuum cleaners.


Average Weight

The weight of the VAX U88-W1 of 4.7kg is pretty average compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 31% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature.

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Quite High Maximum Input Power

The lowest maximum input power of vacuums is 3.6W, the highest is 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W. The VAX U88-W1 has a fairly high maximum input power (1,600 Watt) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Very Low Suction Power

The VAX U88-W1's suction power of only 210W is fairly low compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the lowest 20% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. The suction powers of vacuums range from 28W to 2,500W, and the average suction power is 480W.

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Has a Turbo Brush

The VAX U88-W1 has a turbo brush, unlike 91% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a turbo brush.

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Has a Brush Tool

The VAX U88-W1 has a brush tool, unlike 84% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a brush tool.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

VAX released the U88-W1 in June 2015.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vax u88w1p
Barcodes 05012512133492, 05012512134208

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