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VAX UCA2GEV1

£119.99
VAX UCA2GEV1
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Our Verdict:
A stunningly economical to run but a little out of date 820W upright vacuum, with good features and a reasonable price
820W Upright Dry 5kg Feb 2016 A
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VAX UCA2GEV1 Review

With very low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the VAX UCA2GEV1 number 109 in upright vacuum cleaners and number 409 across all vacuum cleaners.
75
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Features
Good Features
80
Age
2 Years Old
97
Running Costs
£55 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Looking across the entire Shark vacuum range, the average reviews for all Shark vacuum cleaners are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuums 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and its running costs of only £55 over 10 years are in the cheapest 3% of all 2,884 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lighter than average
Has a flexible hose
Clean carpets and hard floors powerfully with multi-cyclonic technology
Easy to carry up stairs and around the house with a light, compact design
Louder than average noise level

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £79 at ao 80 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

VAX UCA2GEV1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

VAX Has Very Good Vacuum Reviews

Based on 4,484 expert and owner reviews (including 3,852 verified purchases), VAX has very good ratings for its vacuums. 93% of those that bought a VAX vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £41 (34%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

This vacuum is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. The UCA2GEV1 is one of the cheapest to run vacuum cleaners that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UCA2GEV1 will cost only £55 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum was released in February 2016.

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Features

Lighter Than Average

Across all the vacuum cleaners the weights range from 300g to 90kg, and the average weight is 6.2kg. The UCA2GEV1's weight of only 5kg is lighter than 67% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The VAX UCA2GEV1's noise level of 80dB is louder than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the loudest 27% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. Vacuums have noise levels of between 28dB and 91dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The UCA2GEV1 has a flexible hose. 81% of vacuum cleaners do not have a flexible hose.

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A Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The UCA2GEV1 has a better carpet cleaning performance class than most vacuum cleaners. This vacuum has an A carpet cleaning performance class, whereas most vacuums have a C carpet cleaning performance class.

A G carpet cleaning performance class is the worst carpet cleaning performance class across comparable types of vacuum cleaner.

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Has a Telescopic Tube

The UCA2GEV1 has a telescopic tube, unlike 92% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a telescopic tube.

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