Updated 5 Apr 2018

Miele

Blizzard CX1 Excellence Powerline

Snapshot: The Miele Blizzard CX1 Excellence Powerline is a standard-head canister vacuum cleaner with a 2.1L bin. How well does it clean your floors?

Blizzard CX1 Excellence Powerline
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$749

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Test results

Overall score
75
Carpet quick clean
?/10
Carpet full clean
?/10
Pet-hair removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK for quick carpet cleaning.
  • Good at carpet cleaning.
  • Good at cleaning corners and edges.
  • Excellent at removing pet hair.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Reliable brand.
  • High customer satisfaction with this brand.

But

No obvious bad points.

How we test: corded models

Overall score includes:

Carpet quick cleaning: 37%
Carpet full cleaning: 18%
Pet-hair removal: 15%
Ease of use: 30%

Carpet cleaning and pet-hair removal are tested using the power or turbo head (where supplied).

Price is from a March 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$749
Type
Canister standard
Head type
Standard-head
Reliability
96%
Satisfaction
87%

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
69
Edge distance at side/front (mm)
<10 / 10-20
Reach (m)
9.1
Weight (kg)
8.5
Bagless
Yes
Bag/bin volume (L)
2.1
Power measured (W)
990
Battery type
n/a
Battery voltage
n/a
Claimed charge time (hours)
n/a
Running time (minutes)
n/a

Features

Hand-held option
No
HEPA filter
No
Variable power
Yes
Wand suction control
No
Carpet height control
No

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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