Not good for carpet
Vacuum cleaner head won't move forwards or backwards on the wool carpet surface without great difficulty, rendering it useless. I immediately took it back to the shop. Thankfully got refund.
Purchased in February 2021 at Bing Lee Physical store for $229.00.
Not a great purchase.
It was purchased as it was recommended to use on slate and hard floors. The metal wand for accessory attachment is flimsy and if dropped then end for attaching accessories will squash - although it is flimsy enough to easily straighten it out again. Attachments push on to the wand but do not lock on so they are not very secure and the vacuum head especially comes off easily when using it. The retractable cord is a great length but retracts just when you don't want it to. It is a noisy unit. The suction is strong but the brush head for hard floors can still scratch the slate. Not what I expected at all and it will end up in the shed as soon as I can afford to replace it.
Purchased in January 2020.
Awesome vacuum cleaner, ridiculously powerful suction.
Simple, just a ridiculous amount of suction and it seems really well built - I find the head comes off the pole sometimes if I'm dragging it towards me due to the great suction to the surface so either i'm doing it wrong or they could improve the design so it locks onto the pole.
Purchased in December 2020.
Impressed again by Bosch .
Purchased in May ( appliance online ) awesome price and great delivery , The unit itself is fantastic doesnt hurt my back like my old hoover ,was impressed after first use results and the cords longer which is perfect also , has a first rate filter system which is good for my Asthma , went with bosch for this based on my Bosch washing machine which i'm glad I bought also , Thanks Bosch .
Purchased in May 2020 at Appliances Online for $190.00.
Bought this vacuum after reading a review in Choice. How wrong did they get it!
This vacuum has such strong suction as to render it extremely hard to use on carpets and rugs as even on the lowest suction setting the head digs in and the handle is slippery.Where the handle pushes into the wand there is no locking mechanism so it keeps coming apart unless you push it in hard and then you will never get it apart when you want to!Bags are also quite small and at $19.00 for a pack of 4 this becomes an expensive proposition.In fairness it performs very well on hard floors but overall I cannot recommend this machine.Now sits in the garage awaiting our next yard sale!!!
Purchased in July 2020 at Harvey Norman for $227.00.
Expected so much more from a German made product
The first issue is the wind up cord although other brands have this feature, this one requires no button to push to rewind so expect the cord to want to rewind itself if you accidentally pull slightly on the cord while vacuuming. Happens more often than you think and it is annoying. The expelled air from the vacuum cleaner comes out of the top of the machine instead of the rear so when you are close to the cleaner you are constantly pummelled by hot air.
Another thing is the wheels, these are quite good on hard floors, absolutely useless on ev...
Purchased in May 2020 at Appliances Online for $189.00.
It lost suction after 4th use! Poor customers Service.
We bought it from Harvey Norman 9 months ago. Since we bought the vacuum cleaner, we have used it for 5 times as we usually use our Electrolux rechargeable vacuum cleaner. The vacuum cleaner had a great suction in its first 3 use so that we didn't need to use it on maximum power. On it's 4th use its suction dropped noticeably. Even on maximum power it didn't have its initial power. The dust bag was half empty, we thought if we replace the bag the suction would come back. We replaced the bag but still the suction is not good enough. We checked t...he hose for any blockage and it was clean. The filters are also very clean so the only thing that could come up to our minds was that one of the coils in electrical motor is burnt. We tried the after sales service which was disappointing too. They sent us a new filter while I said to them there is something wrong with the motor. Don't waste your money on such a poor product.
Purchased in May 2019 at Harvey Norman.
A great vacuum cleaner!
Having lost patience with our Dyson V6, I purchased this machine on a Choice recommendation from Appliances Online during its Australia Day sale. The machine cleans equally well on carpet or hard floors, cleans edges well, is quiet, light to pull around and very powerful. I have to turn the suction right down to vacuum carpets and rugs. Register on line and the motor warranty is extended to ten years. We are very happy with our purchase and wonder what extra we would receive with machines twice or three times the price.
Purchased in January 2020 at Appliances Online for $158.00.
This vacuum came with plenty of accessories and works well on all surfaces. The only issue was actually fitting the bags. As with many brands this was tricky. We also have a Meile which is far more powerful but was double the price.
Purchased in April 2019 at Harvey Norman Retail Stores - Appliances for $180.00.
Good value for money
This model is good for value given it is genuine German made. The only thing I am not totally happy about it is there is no secure lock 'slots' at various connection points for different sections of the tubes. As a result, the sucking head easily slips out. The middle tube that connects with the arrow button that suppose works for overall tube length extension adjustment also easily slips out while the vacuum cleaner is in use.
Purchased in May 2019 at Winning Appliances for $243.00.
Best one to keep its competitors to rest
I am not yet sure of the after sales service however the vacuum cleaner is silent and powerful. You need to set to minimum power to vacuum the carpet effortlessly. The extension cord is long enough to cover two bedrooms in one go. So far so good. I feel I made a good choice.
Forget the brand name competitors
This is the best vacuum cleaner I have ever had. Solid and sturdy and very quiet. Wide hose, with very strong suction. Went into retailer to purchase a different one. Sales person said "forget that " everyone comes into buy that particular one. I am so glad I listened as the Bosch was not as expensive but equal or even better in quality.
Not a bad cleaner, pity about no parts and service
We found the cleaner good value and did the job for us on hard floors. But very disappointed that we bought from Bing Lee and they have stopped selling it. No one else seems to carry bags or filters. Even on the Bosch site, they are out of stock and almost forty bucks for Hepa filter plus fifteen for delivery is outrageous. Have to live with the smelly filter.
It does the job and does it very well
I purchased it during the boxing day sales for $70 and it is good value for money. It comes with strong suction power and is quiet. Couple of issues I face is that it is bit hard to move through the carpets ( probably due to its high suction ). Also the air exhaust is on the top of the machine which was making all the dust from ceiling fly around. Overall, I am pretty happy with the purchase.
Good value for money.
This is a small and lightweight machine made in Germany. Bought it in a deal last boxing day for 70 dollars and this is worth every cent. Multiple speed settings and sufficient accessories. I was also looking for a model with bags since i find it difficult to remove the dirt from bagless ones.
Has good suction and is not very noisy. Easy to move along since it is light and over all an excellent cleaner with HEPA filter. Not as good as the Dysons or Mieles, but excellent value for the price i bought it for.
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