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Miele Alize Canister Vacuum Cleaner
96%

The Alize is a fantastic canister vacuum but it is important to understand what you are buying before you purchase. Miele makes a wide range of canister vacuums each with a host of different features and attachments. The Alize...
Miele Complete C3 Soft Carpet
95%

This mid-range Miele canister vacuum is getting top-notch reviews and ratings from owners. It is hard to find much in the way of faults with this machine. It is capable of handling low, medium, deep pile and soft/plush carpet as...
Miele Capri Canister Vacuum
94%

The Miele Capri is the latest addition to the popular S2 series of canister vacuum cleaners. It is a step up from the more affordable Olympus as it has both carpet and bare floor tools (as opposed to a combination tool) and it...
Miele Delphi Canister Vacuum
94%

The Miele S2121 Delphi canister vacuum is designed for bare floors and low-to-medium pile carpet. It has recently been renamed to the "Miele Classic C1 Delphi Canister Vacuum Cleaner". It is now blue in color but otherwise the...
Miele Capricorn
94%

If you want quality and don’t like to compromise then the Miele Capricorn may be the right vacuum cleaner for you. It is made in Germany, has a life expectancy of some 20 years, and comes with many, many features. The Miele...
Miele Complete C3 Cat & Dog Canister Vacuum
94%

The Miele Complete C3 Cat & Dog Canister Vacuum Cleaner gets excellent ratings and reviews from owners. It is also an attractive, well-built machine. Consumers praise the unit’s quiet operation, ability to pick up pet hair,...
SEBO Airbelt D4 Premium Canister Vacuum
94%

The SEBO Airbelt D4 canister vacuum cleaner is made in Germany and while on the heavy side, it is a solid and durable machine. Consumer ratings a very good and owners praise the vacuum for its exceptionally long cleaning reach,...
Miele Complete C2 Limited Edition Review
93%

The Miele Complete C2 Limited Edition canister vacuum is a favorite with owners. It gets very good ratings and comments and is a great fit for homes with bare floors, low pile carpet and some area rugs. The machine is not such a...
Miele Quartz Canister Vacuum
92%

Let’'s cut to the chase. The Miele S6270 Quartz is a great vacuum IF you have lots of bare floors to clean and a few area rugs or a small amount of low pile carpet. It is not the best machine for a home or apartment with lots...
Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team Vacuum Review
92%

The Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team canister vacuum is a smallish bagged machine that is designed for low pile carpet, area rugs and smooth flooring. Consumer ratings to date are very good and owners love how lightweight yet powerful...
Miele Olympus
91%

Like many of its canister brothers the Miele Olympus vacuum cleaner (recently renamed to the Miele Classic C1 Olympus vacuum cleaner) receives high grades from consumers. Owners praise the vacuum for its powerful suction yet...
Hoover Commercial Portapower Vacuum Cleaner Review
90%

The Hoover Commercial Portapower Vacuum, or Hoover CH30000 as it is also known, is fairly new to the market and is the replacement (new version) of the Hoover Portapower C2094. This is a compact, portable vacuum...
Miele Titan Canister Vacuum Cleaner
90%

Miele has been around for over one hundred years and they have been manufacturing vacuum cleaners since 1927. The S2 series of canister vacuum cleaners is fairly recent and the top model in this group is the Miele S2180 Titan...
Miele Red Velvet Canister Vacuum
89%

The Red Velvet (model S6270) is part of Miele'’s latest series of canister vacuum cleaners, the S6 series. The Red Velvet is rather unique with its soft red velvet finish on the canister surface. The vacuum is best suited for...
Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away NR96
89%

The Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Canister Vacuum model NR96 is getting very solid reviews and ratings from owners. This is the first canister vacuum we have seen with the lift away feature - a feature that allows you to carry...
Miele S5381 Leo Canister Vacuum
88%

The Miele Leo is powerful, lightweight and quiet - a tough combination to beat. It is part of the S5 series of vacuums which are Miele'’s high-end machines and they come with a host of features and options. Consumer ratings...
Bissell Zing Bagged Canister Vacuum
88%

The Bissell Zing bagged canister vacuum (model 4122) is a fairly simple machine and it doesn'’t come with a lot of frills and features. It is also very inexpensive at around $50. Owners are giving it great reviews and feel...
Dyson DC39 Animal Canister Vacuum
87%

Never has a vacuum cleaner elicited so many “I love it” and “I hate it” consumer comments at the same time. There are many 5 star ratings but also quite a few 1 or 2 star reviews. Owners praise the vacuum for its strong...
Miele Compact C1 Pure Suction Review
87%

The Miele Compact C1 Pure Suction is an entry level Miele canister vacuum and is at the more affordable end of the Miele vacuum spectrum. Consumer ratings to date are quite good and most owners are pleased with their purchase....
Electrolux EL6984A UltraSilencer Green Canister Vacuum Cleaner
85%

The Electrolux EL6984A UltraSilencer is a lightweight and extremely quiet bagged canister vacuum cleaner. It gets top grades from consumers for it’s ability to clean hard surfaces (wood, tile, lino, etc) and for its quiet...
Eureka 3684F Pet Lover Mighty Mite Review
85%

Very much a “no bells & whistles” bagged canister vacuum, the Eureka 3684F Pet Lover nevertheless gets good ratings and reviews from consumers. It is also fairly inexpensive at around the 100USD level (at certain...
Bissell 1161 Hard Floor Expert Canister Vacuum
84%

The Bissell 1161 Hard Floor Expert is a bagless canister vacuum designed for cleaning hard surfaces such as tile, wood or linoleum. It can also clean carpet but is only useful on very low pile carpet and area rugs. The 1161 is...
Bissell Zing Canister Vacuum, 10M2
84%

This is a very inexpensive canister vacuum cleaner and consumer ratings are quite good. But the machine is far from perfect. It is best suited for smaller area cleaning and it does not excel on carpet. Also the fit and finish...
Dyson DC23 TurbineHead Canister Vacuum
84%

Consumer ratings for the Dyson DC23 TurbineHead Canister Vacuum are good - not stellar - but typically greater than 4 stars out of 5. For a Dyson it is not too pricey (depending on where you purchase) and it is said to have...
Eureka 3670G Boss Mighty Mite Canister Vacuum Cleaner Review
84%

Not to be confused with the similar looking 3670A, the Eureka 3670G Mighty Mite Canister vacuum cleaner is a bagged machine that gets fairly good consumer ratings, is lightweight, powerful and...
Electrolux Ergospace Green Canister Vacuum
83%

The Electrolux Ergospace Green gets fairly good reviews and is lightweight, easy to maneuver and very quiet. It works well on hardwood floors and is environmentally friendly being made in part of recycled plastic. The vacuum is...
Electrolux Eureka Sanitaire SC3683A Commercial Canister Vac
83%

The Eureka Sanitaire SC3683A is considered a commercial vacuum but plenty of folks seem to be using it in their homes. Consumers like the fact that it is small, light, powerful and HEPA ready, although there are some comments...
Dirt Devil Breeze Canister Vacuum Review
83%

A short but sweet review of the Dirt Devil 082500 Breeze Bagless Canister vacuum. This vacuum cleaner gets fairly good reviews and is also relatively inexpensive for a canister vacuum. Consumers indicate a number of pros and...
Electrolux UltraFlex EL4335A Canister Vacuum
83%

The Electrolux UltraFlex EL4335A has been getting some good consumer ratings. This bagless canister vacuum has a washable HEPA filter and a sealed system which make it ideal for those suffering from allergies or asthma. It is...
Miele S5281 Callisto Vacuum
82%

The Miele Callisto is part of the Miele S5 series of vacuums. The S5 series are Miele'’s higher-end canister vacuums, with the S4 and S2 series being typically more affordable. The Callisto has been around for some time and is...
Oreck XL Canister Vacuum
82%

The Oreck Commercial BB900DGR XL Pro 5 is a compact, bagged canister vacuum that is meant to be carried. The machine is well liked for its over-the-shoulder carry strap, light weight, host of cleaning tools, lengthy cleaning...
Miele Neptune Canister Vacuum
81%

With a score of 81/100 from consumers the Miele Neptune stands out as a good example of a solid canister vacuum. The Miele Neptune is lightweight, compact and powerful. It is not a machine however for deep pile carpet but it...
Eureka AirExcel 990A Canister Vacuum
81%

If you want an inexpensive lightweight canister vacuum for bare floors then the Eureka AirExcel may fit your needs. But if you have lots of carpet to clean this machine is probably not the best choice. Owners like the unit’'s...
Bissell Zing 1668 Canister Vacuum
81%

The Bissell Zing 1668 is a small, bagged canister vacuum. It is lightweight, compact and easy to carry. It is designed for bare floors, rugs and carpet but performance on carpet isn’t particularly good as the floor nozzle does...
Electrolux UltraActive Deepclean EL4300A Canister Vacuum
79%

This is a lightweight and maneuverable canister vacuum with a motorized brushbar making it capable on both carpet and bare floors. Owners like that it is quiet, powerful and even has multiple suction settings. However some...
Dyson DC26 Review
79%

The Dyson DC26 Multi-Floor City Vacuum Cleaner is the smallest canister vacuum Dyson manufactures and it is indeed small. So much so that the body of the vacuum will fit on a letter sized sheet of paper. It is also powerful...
LG Kompressor Plus - PetCare LcV900B
78%

There isn’'t much consumer input on the LG Kompressor Plus PetCare LcV900Bcanister vacuum but the input that can be found is generally not too bad. Owners are pleased with the machine's powerful suction, washable filters and...
Miele S4212 Polaris Vacuum Cleaner
78%

The Miele S4212 Polaris canister vacuum gets average grades from consumers. It is the least expensive of the Miele S4 series of canisters and is recommended for short-pile carpet, area rugs and hard surface floors. Consumers like...
Electrolux EL6985B Harmony Ultra Quiet Canister Vacuum Review
78%

The Electrolux EL6985B is an interesting approach to a vacuum cleaner (it is similar to the EL6984A), focusing on reducing the vacuum noise level. We wish this was an idea more vacuum cleaner manufacturers would consider....
Panasonic MC-CG467 Multi-Surface Lightweight Canister Vacuum Cleaner Review
78%

The Panasonic MC-CG467 Multi-Surface Lightweight Canister Vacuum Cleaner is a bagged vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter, and it is not too expensive. It is also quite maneuverable and good on bare floors. However ratings are...
Hoover S3755 WindTunnel Canister Vacuum
77%

The Hoover S3755 WindTunnel vacuum gets mixed reviews although it has been recommended by a leading consumer magazine. It comes with all the bells and whistles and consumers like the fact that it is powerful, easy to maneuver...
Panasonic MC-CG885 OptiFlow Canister Vacuum Cleaner Review
76%

Panasonic is a well known company providing modern appliances to households & businesses worldwide, but they are not particularly well-known for their vacuum cleaners. They do, however, have a fairly wide range of both...
Dirt Devil EZ Lite Bagless Canister
75%

The Dirt Devil EZ Lite canister vacuum - model SD40010 - gets some good consumer ratings and some bad consumer ratings.But there are enough bad ratings to make one wary. It is well-liked for its light weight, easy...
Bissell Opticlean Canister Vacuum
72%

The Bissell 1535 OptiClean canister vacuum is adored by some owners but disliked by others. Folks who are happy with their machine point to its light weight, ease of use, and compact size, however those less enthusiastic allude...
Electrolux EL6988E Oxygen Canister Vacuum Cleaner Review
70%

The Electrolux EL6988E Oxygen Canister Vacuum Cleaner is a lightweight, quiet, bagged vacuum. This vacuum also comes with HEPA filtration and consumers do feel it is effective on most surfaces. It is a little expensive however...
Electrolux EL4071A Access T8 Canister Vacuum
69%

The Electrolux Access T8, model EL4071A, gets very average reviews and ratings from consumers. It is one of the lowest rated Electrolux vacuums we have investigated. The main drawbacks are its limited effectiveness on carpet...
Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Vacuum 66T6
69%

The Bissell Pet Hair Eraser 66T6 gets very average ratings from consumers. It is something of a “love it” or “hate it” machine with a number of owners giving it 5 stars out of 5 and a similar number rating it 1 or 2 stars out...
Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum Cleaner Rating
69%

The Hoover S3765-040 uses Hoover’'s patented WindTunnel technology. Hoover does not go into great detail about how the WindTunnel technology works other than to say their engineers went to great lengths to develop a...
Hoover Quiet Performance Canister Vacuum SH30050
69%

This is a rather futuristic-looking bagged canister vacuum cleaner designed for both bare floors and carpet. It is fairly quiet and it has strong suction, a retractable power cord, two cleaning heads, and suction controls. It is...
Oreck Quest MC1000
68%

We’'ve looked at several Oreck upright vacuums in the past and we’'ve run into some pretty good machines - some even made our list of best upright vacuums. So we wanted to see what Oreck was doing with respect to canister...
Electrolux Ultra Silencer Deep Clean EL7060A Canister Vacuum
66%

On paper the Electrolux Ultra Silencer EL7060A sounds impressive. It comes with many features including a sealed HEPA system, suction control, automatic cord rewind and a 5-year warranty. It also has powerful suction, is...
Hoover S3670 WindTunnel Bagged Canister Vacuum Review
65%

The Hoover S3670 WindTunnel Bagged Canister vacuums gets good grades from some consumers and poor grades from others. People like the vacuum'’s strong suction and stylish looks but are unhappy with its poorly designed hose and...
Electrolux EL7055B Twin Clean Bagless Canister Vacuum Review
61%

The Electrolux EL7055B Twin Clean is a bagless, canister vacuum cleaner with a self-cleaning filter system. It is not getting great ratings from owners, but it comes with several tools and is purported by Electrolux to be...
Hoover S3865
59%

Consumer reviews are on the low side for the Hoover S3865 Platinum Cyclonic Bagless Canister Vacuum. Despite this, the Hoover.com site states that is has been rated as a “Best Buy” by Consumers Digest. Comments from those...
Hoover SH40060 MultiCyclonic Canister Vacuum
54%

Hoover has a number of cyclonic canister vacuums on the market and the Hoover SH40060 is one of the least expensive. It is not widely available and you won’t see it for sale on too many online retail websites (but it can be...