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Choosing the right model

An expensive model isn't necessarily the right one for you. Read more



What to consider if you're buying a new vacuum cleaner. Read more


Models we tested

Check all the models in our vacuum cleaner database. Read more

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  • 58 models tested priced from under $80 to over $1800
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There's a model for every budget in our vacuum cleaner database.

We've tested 47 vacuum cleaners priced from under $80 to over $1800. An expensive or top-scoring model isn't necessarily the best one for you – we explain why, and take you through the steps to choosing the right model.

We also look at the features to consider, advise on reliability and discuss ways of dealing with asthma and allergens.