Updated 5 Apr 2018

Russell Hobbs

Bagless Vacuum Cleaner RHF218C

Snapshot: The Russell Hobbs Bagless Vacuum Cleaner RHF218C is a turbo-head canister vacuum cleaner with a 2.4L bin. How well does it clean your floors?

Bagless Vacuum Cleaner RHF218C
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$400

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Test results

Overall score
63
Carpet quick clean
?/10
Carpet full clean
?/10
Pet-hair removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK at carpet cleaning.
  • OK at cleaning corners and edges.
  • Excellent at removing pet hair.
  • Easy to use.
  • Has HEPA filter.

But

  • Just OK for quick carpet cleaning.
  • Low customer satisfaction with this brand.
  • Noisy.

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
$400
Type
Canister standard
Head type
Turbo-head
Reliability
82%
Satisfaction
42%

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
75
Edge distance at side/front (mm)
10-20 / 10-20
Reach (m)
9.5
Weight (kg)
7.6
Bagless
Yes
Bag/bin volume (L)
2.4
Power measured (W)
1580
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
Yes
Variable power
Yes
Wand suction control
Yes
Carpet height control
No

More Info

Notes
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Availability
Exclusive to Briscoes