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VAX V124A

73

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VAX V124A

£260.14
VAX V-124A
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A positively reviewed and best selling 1,350W upright vacuum, with moderate running costs and good features
1,350W Upright Dry 11kg Oct 2015
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red
£260.14
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Vax V124A Dual V Carpet Washer
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red (Brand new, unopened)
£306.11
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red (Brand new, unopened)
£306.12
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red (Brand new, unopened)
£317.49
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Standing Corded 1350W Carpet Upholstery Washer Cleaner (Brand new, unopened)
£317.99
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Vax V-124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer and Ultra+ Carpet (Brand new, unopened)
£328.41
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red Machine Only (Brand new, unopened)
£346.99
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red (Brand new, unopened)
£366.77
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Vax V-124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Brand New UK Stock (Brand new, unopened)
£368.37
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red (Brand new, unopened)
£379.65
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red (Brand new, unopened)
£398.21
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Vax V124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer - Grey/Red Machine Only (Brand new, unopened)
£680.32
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VAX V-124A Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the VAX V-124A number 43 in best selling vacuum cleaners, number 102 in upright vacuum cleaners and number 502 across all vacuum cleaners.
89
Reviews
101 Reviews
62
Value for Money
Good
65
Features
Good Features
79
Age
2 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£330 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 101 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This VAX vacuum cleaner has running costs of £330 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
The V-124A is one of the best selling vacuums currently on the market. View best selling vacuums January 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, technical features and technical guidance. However they also report poor product quality, that it is not robust and that it is not an acceptable size.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Heavier than average

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 £109.99 on eBay 81 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 V-124A In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This VAX vacuum cleaner received an expert rating of 80% from Pocket Lint.

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Average Owner Reviews

People who bought this VAX vacuum rated this vacuum 73 out of 100 on average.

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Customers Report Sub-Standard Product Quality

Seven customers said in their reviews that it was not good quality.

Customers Report That it is Not Robust

Four customers said that the product was not well made and two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch.

Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Nine customers who reviewed it agreed that it was heavy and bulky.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

13 owners who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use and five owners agreed that the VAX V-124A was easy to assemble.

  • It's not even difficult to set up…
  • The product was easy to put together and the instructions are easy to follow, also…
    DMad1907 (Amazon) - February 2016
  • The water was black, didn't think my carpet was that bad, looks like a new carpet, carpet almost dry just slightly damp, in about an hour you can walk on it, on arrival the machine is easy to put together just attach upper handle with the 2 screws provided…
  • It is very easy to use, fill and empty…
  • My wife likes to use this quite often, every other week it felt like.
  • On the plus side when it does work it's relatively simple to use…
  • It's easy to assemble and use, not particularly heavy…
  • It is very easy to use and my carpets look great after cleaning - almost like new…
  • This item is from a trusted name is easy to assemble and easy to use…
    Mr V (Amazon) - April 2016
  • For a big heavy machine some parts (tanks, handles etc) are quite fragile…

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Eight people who bought it considered that it was noisy.

Users Report Poor Brush

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner did not have a good brush.

Top Seller

The V-124A is a popular choice of vacuum cleaner.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner had good features.

VAX Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

We checked 5,542 user and expert reviews (including 3,112 verified purchases) for VAX vacuums and found that on average VAX has very good reviews compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a VAX vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Five people said in their reviews that the VAX V-124A had good technical guidance.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed and three owners reckoned that the product was good looking.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

10 people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £260.14 it is in the most expensive 11% of vacuums.

Price Has Gone Up by £150 (58%)

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The V-124A has an average 10 year running cost of £330 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,383 vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since October 2015.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The weight of the VAX V-124A of 11kg is very heavy compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 3% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature. The weights of vacuum cleaners range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Average Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 1,350 Watt, the VAX V-124A has a fairly standard maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vax v124a

Barcodes:

00043396331280, 00798256086199, 05012512124858, 05012512125473, 05045175707298, 05053086134072, 09787444404052

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