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Best Vacuum Cleaners

While there are many types of vacuum cleaners available, only some may be suited to for your living situation. The factors most likely to influence your purchasing decision are the size of your home and the type of flooring you have. If you have allergies or pets who shed, you will want a powerful upright or barrel vacuum. Which type of filter/s you choose, and whether you opt for a model with a bag or a bin mostly come down to personal preference.

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Here are the basics on vacuums. More detailed information can be found in our Vacuum Cleaners Buying Guide below.

TypeMain FeaturesBest ForAverage Prices
Barrel vacuum cleanersInterchangeable heads for any surface. Easy to get under furniture and into crevices. Bulkiness is their main drawback.3+ bedrooms, any carpet type, pets, multi-storey homes$350-$500
Upright vacuum cleanersMost powerful vacuum type - best for a thorough clean of any carpet or rug. Their rigid form allows mobility in spite of their weight - although stairs can pose a problem.3+ bedrooms, any carpet type, pets, tough cleaning jobs$400-$500
Stick vacuum cleanersLightweight, cordless, and easy to store! However, limited power means they’re best for low-pile carpets or hard floors only.1-2 bedrooms, low-pile carpet, spot cleaning, secondary vacuum, limited storage space$200-$350
Handheld vacuum cleanersHandy to store in your kitchen or garage for small, unexpected spills, or getting dirt out of your car.Spot cleaning, car cleaning, secondary vacuum$150-$200
Robot vacuum cleanersAutomated, can extend the time between more thorough vacuums. Struggles with thick carpet.Use in conjunction with regular vacuuming, hard flooring, surface debris$700+

Buying the best vacuum cleaner

Whether you’re jumping into your first vacuum purchase or looking to upgrade to a shiny new machine, you’ll want to have the best knowledge possible on hand. This buying guide will explain which type of vacuum would suit you most, how much you can expect to pay for one, and which features are worth looking out for.

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Bissell Powerlifter Pet 1521F

Upright Vacuum CleanersBissell Powerlifter Pet 1521F

4.1 from 25 reviews
Bin Capacity1 L
HEPA Filter

Price (RRP) A$329.00

  • Build Quality
    2.5 (2)
  • Value for Money
    4.0 (3)
  • Ease of Use
    4.0 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.0 (3)
  • Noise Level
    2.3 (3)
  • Pet OwnerYes (3) · No (0)
Electrolux Ergorapido 4th Generation

Stick Vacuum CleanersElectrolux Ergorapido 4th Generation · includes 3 listings

3.5 from 51 reviews
Bin Capacity0.5 L
HEPA FilterNo

Price (RRP) A$249.00

  • Build Quality
    3.2 (5)
  • Value for Money
    2.6 (5)
  • Ease of Use
    4.4 (5)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.8 (5)
  • Noise Level
    3.8 (5)
  • Pet OwnerYes (2) · No (3)
Vorwerk Kobold VR200

Robot Vacuum CleanersVorwerk Kobold VR200

3.5 from 49 reviews
Bin Capacity
HEPA Filter

Price (RRP) A$1,499.00

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    3.1 (10)
  • Value for Money
    1.9 (10)
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    3.3 (10)
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    3.5 (10)
  • Noise Level
    2.8 (11)
  • Pet OwnerYes (5) · No (4)
Dyson Small Ball

Upright Vacuum CleanersDyson Small Ball · includes 2 listings

3.3 from 84 reviews
Bin Capacity
HEPA FilterNo

Price (RRP) A$399.00

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    3.3 (18)
  • Pet OwnerYes (11) · No (8)
Philips PowerPro Active Bagless

Barrel Vacuum CleanersPhilips PowerPro Active Bagless · includes 4 listings

3.5 from 55 reviews
Bin Capacity1.7 L
HEPA FilterEither

Price (RRP) A$319.00

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  • Noise Level
    4.5 (2)
  • Pet OwnerYes (1) · No (1)
Hoover Tornado VCM43B1

Barrel Vacuum CleanersHoover Tornado VCM43B1

3.6 from 41 reviews
Bin Capacity1.6 L
HEPA FilterYes

Price (RRP) A$299.00

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    3.2 (10)
  • Value for Money
    2.6 (10)
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    3.6 (10)
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    3.6 (10)
  • Noise Level
    3.2 (10)
  • Pet OwnerYes (5) · No (5)
Vax Pet Carpet 66000

Commercial Vacuum CleanersVax Pet Carpet 66000

4.0 from 25 reviews
Bin Capacity
HEPA Filter
  • Build Quality
    5.0 (1)
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    5.0 (1)
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    5.0 (1)
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    5.0 (1)
  • Noise Level
    5.0 (1)
  • Pet OwnerYes (1) · No (0)
Hoover 5013PH Dog and Cat T4008

Barrel Vacuum CleanersHoover 5013PH Dog and Cat T4008

3.2 from 100 reviews
Bin Capacity1.1 L
HEPA FilterYes

Price (RRP) A$98.00

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    3.0 (12)
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    3.3 (12)
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    3.2 (12)
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    2.8 (12)
  • Noise Level
    3.3 (12)
  • Pet OwnerYes (11) · No (1)
Black & Decker Dustbuster Flexi
  • Award Winner 2017

Handheld Vacuum CleanersBlack & Decker Dustbuster Flexi · includes 7 listings

3.7 from 36 reviews
Bin Capacity0.44 L
HEPA FilterNo

Price (RRP) A$99.00 to A$139.00

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    3.0 (3)
  • Value for Money
    3.3 (3)
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    4.0 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    2.7 (3)
  • Noise Level
    3.0 (3)
  • Pet OwnerYes (1) · No (2)
Black & Decker Dustbuster Cyclonic Action

Handheld Vacuum CleanersBlack & Decker Dustbuster Cyclonic Action · includes 14 listings

3.8 from 32 reviews
Bin Capacity0.5 L
HEPA FilterNo
  • Build Quality
    3.6 (5)
  • Value for Money
    3.2 (5)
  • Ease of Use
    4.4 (5)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.2 (5)
  • Noise Level
    3.2 (5)
  • Pet OwnerYes (3) · No (2)
Electrolux Rapido

Handheld Vacuum CleanersElectrolux Rapido · includes 5 listings

3.8 from 29 reviews
Bin Capacity
HEPA FilterNo

Price (RRP) A$139.00 to A$179.00

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    1.0 (1)
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    2.0 (1)
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    3.0 (1)
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    2.0 (1)
  • Noise Level
    3.0 (1)
Electrolux SilentPerformer

Barrel Vacuum CleanersElectrolux SilentPerformer · includes 4 listings

3.5 from 43 reviews
Bin Capacity
HEPA FilterYes
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    4.1 (14)
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    4.0 (14)
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    4.2 (14)
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    4.4 (14)
  • Noise Level
    3.9 (14)
  • Pet OwnerYes (10) · No (5)
Hoover Ultra Light

Stick Vacuum CleanersHoover Ultra Light

3.2 from 90 reviews
Bin Capacity0.4 L
HEPA FilterNo

Price (RRP) A$199.00

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    3.0 (28)
  • Value for Money
    2.9 (29)
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    3.8 (29)
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    3.1 (29)
  • Noise Level
    3.5 (29)
  • Pet OwnerYes (10) · No (21)
Vorwerk Kobold VK200

Upright Vacuum CleanersVorwerk Kobold VK200

4.2 from 20 reviews
Bin Capacity
HEPA FilterNo

Price (RRP) A$1,999.00

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    4.2 (14)
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    3.5 (14)
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    4.1 (14)
  • Pet OwnerYes (11) · No (3)
Neato Botvac D Series

Robot Vacuum CleanersNeato Botvac D Series · includes 2 listings

3.4 from 53 reviews
Bin Capacity
HEPA Filter

Price (RRP) A$1,199.00 to A$1,599.00

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    2.7 (11)
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    2.2 (11)
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    3.5 (11)
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    3.6 (11)
  • Noise Level
    2.7 (11)
  • Pet OwnerYes (8) · No (3)
Bosch GL-30 Free'e ProPower BGL3PWERAU

Barrel Vacuum CleanersBosch GL-30 Free'e ProPower BGL3PWERAU

3.9 from 24 reviews
Bin Capacity4 L
HEPA FilterYes

Price (RRP) A$299.00

  • Build Quality
    3.9 (7)
  • Value for Money
    3.3 (7)
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    3.1 (7)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.8 (6)
  • Noise Level
    4.3 (7)
  • Pet OwnerYes (2) · No (5)
Tineco Pure One S12 Platinum

Stick Vacuum CleanersTineco Pure One S12 Platinum

4.5 from 15 reviews
Bin Capacity0.6 L
HEPA FilterYes

Price (RRP) A$1,099.00

  • Build Quality
    4.7 (15)
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    4.5 (15)
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    4.9 (15)
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    4.8 (15)
  • Noise Level
    4.9 (15)
  • Pet OwnerYes (9) · No (4)
Kmart Cordless Stick Vacuum VC101

Stick Vacuum CleanersKmart Cordless Stick Vacuum VC101

3.1 from 84 reviews
Bin Capacity0.5 L
HEPA FilterNo

Price (RRP) A$99.00

  • Build Quality
    3.5 (34)
  • Value for Money
    3.1 (35)
  • Ease of Use
    3.8 (35)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.1 (35)
  • Noise Level
    3.4 (35)
  • Pet OwnerYes (16) · No (18)
Vax 53000

Stick Vacuum CleanersVax 53000

4.2 from 19 reviews
Bin Capacity0.5 L
HEPA FilterNo

Price (RRP) A$99.00

Nilfisk Coupe Neo Series

Barrel Vacuum CleanersNilfisk Coupe Neo Series · includes 2 listings

4.4 from 16 reviews
Bin Capacity3 L
HEPA FilterYes

Price (RRP) A$195.00

  • Build Quality
    5.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • Ease of Use
    5.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Noise Level
    4.0 (1)
  • Pet OwnerYes (0) · No (1)
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