New Which? Best Buy vacuum cleaners unveiledLatest batch of vac testing reveals top performers

18 November 2009

Miele S7 vacuum cleaner

Miele's first upright vacuum cleaner is included in our latest vac test

There are six new Which? Best Buy vacuum cleaners following the latest round of Which? tests.

The results of the latest batch Which? vacuum cleaner tests highlight performances from vacuum cleaners from brands including Dyson, Meile, John Lewis and Electrolux - and Which? Best Buys vacuum cleaners priced from just £160.

Following our latest round of independent tests, the number of vacuum cleaners in our vacuum cleaners review is now 110.

As well as vacuum cleaners, our also includes reviews, including some on video, of the latest handheld vacuum cleaners, stick vacuum cleaners and carpet cleaners. 

Which? Best Buy vacuum cleaners

Which? vacuum cleaner expert Vivienne Fitzroy says: 'You can pay anything from £30 to £350 for a new vacuum cleaner - but our current range of vacuum cleaner reviews highlight Which? Best Buy models priced from less than £100, and there are poorly performing Don't Buy vacs that cost as much as £200.'

The latest batch of vacuum cleaner tests includes two models from high-profile brand Dyson and a raft of new vacuum cleaners from Miele.

The tests also included five models from Miele, including one of its recently introduced upright vacuum cleaners, the S7210.

Big-name vacuum cleaner brands in our test are also joined by John Lewis, which is represented by the John Lewis VS07. The VS07 is a compact cylinder vacuum cleaner priced at £140.

Which? vacuum cleaner testing

The full list of vacuum cleaner models on test is: the Dyson DC23 Motorhead, Dyson DC27 All Floors, Electrolux Z3042AZ Velocity+ All surface, John Lewis VS07, Miele Cat & Dog TT 5000 (S5261), Miele S 4212 Plus, Miele S 4212 Turbo, Miele S 4782 Remote Control HEPA, Vax VZL-6016A Mach 6 and Miele S 7210 Black.

Full reviews, specifications and test results can now be read in our vacuum cleaners review, where you can find out which models were awarded the coveted Which? Best Buy accolade, and which vacuum cleaner models should be avoided. 

Which? tests batches of vacuum cleaners throughout the year in a lab, and all models are bought independently on the high street.

Which? RSS news and Twitter feeds

For daily consumer news, subscribe to the Which? news RSS feed. If you have an older web browser you may need to copy and paste into your newsreader. Find out more about RSS in the Which? guide to news feeds.

You can also follow WhichNews on Twitter for all the latest consumer news, or follow WhichTech for technology updates.