Updated 5 Apr 2018

Vax

Power 5 Pet VX28

Snapshot: The Vax Power 5 Pet VX28 is a standard-head canister vacuum cleaner with a 2.3L bin. How well does it clean your floors?

Power 5 Pet VX28
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$147

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Test results

Overall score
67
Carpet quick clean
?/10
Carpet full clean
?/10
Pet-hair removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK for quick carpet cleaning.
  • OK at carpet cleaning.
  • OK at cleaning corners and edges.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Has HEPA filter.

But

  • Just OK at removing pet hair.
  • 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
$147
Type
Canister standard
Head type
Standard-head
Reliability
No data available
Satisfaction
No data available

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
78
Edge distance at side/front (mm)
<10 / >20
Reach (m)
9.1
Weight (kg)
6.1
Bagless
Yes
Bag/bin volume (L)
2.3
Power measured (W)
1760
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 Bunnings