Love this machine. Our third Miele vacuum cleaner. They only get better. Quiet (on relative scale), smooth to operate and great clean. Great both on rugs and hard wood floors. Have also used the attachments to clean couches and hard to reach places around the home. Highly recommended.
Purchased in February 2021 at e&s for $399.00.
Having owned Miele products in the past I know I will always get good quality, albeit at a higher price. Unfortunately I believed a lot of reviews about the Electrolux C4 Ease (there is nothing "easy" about it) and a Hoover vac and ended up wasting more than the full retail price of the Miele anyway. This vac is currently on sale at Harvey Norman for 299, an absolute bargain!! Normal full retail (which you would probably never pay) is 429, even at 429 it is good value compared to the cheap and nasty Hoover and Electroluxes at low to mid 200s. T...he first major difference when you assemble the Miele is all the fittings click together, unlike the cheaper vacs that rely on pieces being jammed together, apart from the fact this method makes it hard to change heads and disassemble for storage, after a while the parts wear and they start falling apart while you are using them, typically just after the warranty expires (12 months on the cheap rubbish). So every part clicks together nicely on the Miele. Next is the cord length, the cheaper vacs have 5 mtrs the Miele has 10 metres. As far as use of the Miele, compared to the others it's like night and day! Forget the numbers, 2200W, 2400W etc, the Miele has fantastic suction on the 3rd from highest setting (on hard floors), so I have another 2 higher settings to go for carpet. The Miele is quite too. Everything about this vac screams quality and I will never waste money on that other rubbish again. Finally, it has a 2 year manufacturer warranty, double that of the cheaper makes. Cannot recommend this vac highly enough.
Purchased in January 2021 at Harvey Norman for $299.00.
Not made in Germany anymore
It is Made in China now, it is no longer the same Miele anymore and it's just another Chinese brand. I didn't try on it and returned it for refund immediately.
Purchased in December 2020.
Nice and Quite
this machine works well, nice and quiet and performs.
Our Dyson upright is better on the carpets because the brush is more powerful.
the Miele is better for dust collection and HEPPA filtration, also feels very high end for a VAC
Purchased in April 2018 at Harvey Norman for $1,200.00.
Great. Light but powerful enough
Great little cleaner. Had a bigger one before and also worked great for 10+ years. Compact and easy to maneuver on both timber floor, tiles and carpet. Would recommend to everyone.
Purchased in September 2018 at Miele Online Shop for $329.00.
Great on all all surfaces. German engineering at its finest
I don't have pets.
This vacuum cleaner is used on polished floorboards, low and shag rugs. Whilst the standard two-mode floorhead is perfectly long enough and can be easily maneuvered under beds and lower units, it is a bit heavy for my four bedroom house. I found a lighter smaller firm-bristled head to use on all surfaces.
One recommendation would be an additional few foam/paper like filters as they're quite fragile and hard to clean. The white colour will scuff but, unlike the Dyson evangelists, I bought it to vacuum, not to own a Dyson.
T...he suction is plenty adequate, with enough to trust a quick once-over job on tiles or floorboards using a medium setting. I've even used it after small renovations and home improvements for plaster, timber and even the occasional rock and pebble and it doesn't skip a beat. The modes are handy depending on your use case however I find a medium setting does the job. Do not use this on full when cleaning curtains - it will probably pull the curtain rod down. This thing could suck a golf ball from an orca's blowhole. The highest setting is quite loud but this is hardly a product fault as the lowest setting is very soft. The bag caddy is easy to use when swapping bags. I prefer to use 3rd party bags with the cardboard collar. The brush attachment is rugged, pivots nicely and the small chisel attachment is great for corners, ledges, windows and most other tight spots. The connections are firm and easy and the long hoses are nice and light. The cord is nice and long and the retractor is very reliable and shows no sign of slowing after a year of moderate to heavy use.
Purchased in January 2016 for $350.00.
Works great, powerful suction
So far so good has powerful suction and doesn't need to be turned up to the Max for good results on carpet. Easy to use and never tips over, great overall.
Purchased at Harvey Norman for $750.00.
Perfect for Pet Hair
I have a Golden Retriever and it's been a big respite to have this.
We Vaccum every 2-3 days and it takes care of the Pet Hair really well.
It's great value for your money.
Purchased in May 2018.
Great powerful vacuum cleaner
We are more than happy with the Miele vacuum cleaner, we use on tiles and carpet. Very strong suction, very quiet in operation. Easy change of dust bags. Second vacuum we have purchased from Miele and the cleaner lasts for many years Great company to deal with.
Purchased in July 2019 at Myer Retail Stores for $499.00.
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Don't know why this vacuum cleaner gets high marks. It's very hard to push, and the head is very badly designed
The head is very hard to push over the carpet, it doesn't glide at all. So all that power that this vacuum has has to be reduced to it's bare minimum just to make the head glide over the carpet. Doesn't that defeat the whole object of buying a powerful vacuum cleaner in the first place?. Secondly, the head is very badly designed, it isn't a ball/socket joint so you can't put the head vertical over a piece of dirt you want to pick up. You have to hold the wand at 45 degrees to the floor the whole time.
Purchased in January 2019 at Harvey Norman Retail Stores - Appliances for $300.00.
Amazing with strong suction
Amazing on carpet, Harwood and tile. Such a strong suction throughout. I love that you can easily rotate head to get under beds. I love the vacuum bags and that all Miele vacuums use the same bag so you don’t have to worry about your model bag not being available.
Purchased in October 2018 at Harvey Norman for $500.00.
Fantastic Vacuum if you have Pets
We have two dogs in our house and I like to ensure there is no hair left behind in our house. I have used several vacuum cleaners as I like to vacuum every day. Many of the vacuums I have used have lost suction over time and to be honest, didn’t have the extreme suction I was looking for. The Miele Cat and Dog vacuum has been absolutely wonderful in picking up all animal hair and leaves the carpets amazingly clean and hair free. No loss of suction over time either. Would thoroughly recommend.
Love this product
I cannot speak highly enough of this vacuum!! Powerful suction, easy to maneuver and incredibly simple to use. Storage is easy as it is quite compact and light. This is one of the very few vacuum cleaners I had ever owned which truly delivers on its promise to pick up pet hair. I have tried other brands in the past but this one does the job. It's also reasonably priced visa vie other brands, which in my experience had not performed as well.
Purchased in May 2018.
Compact, quiet and powerful
I use this vacuum on both kitchen tiles and carpeted floor.
It performs (too well) on carpet, and i typically need to use it on its weaker settings.
It's easy to maneuver and packs away neatly.
However, i do find that the plastics used for the nozzles and the vacuum itself to be quite weak and scratches/wears easily.
I haven't used it alot and i'm pretty careful and gentle with it too.
Purchased in December 2018 for $249.00.
It’s quite sturdy but if rough it will tip over. I love the vacuum bags and find it does not lose suction like others. The vacuum is very easy to manovore. I have recommended this vacuum to family and brought my daughter the c3 model for her new place. Highly recommended
Questions & Answers
We have newly polished jarrah floorboards throughout the whole house including the kitchen, and no carpet, is the c2 scratchfree guaranteed?
I can't answer the question, sorry. I also have polished floorboards but they are old and I don't pay attention to the scratches.
What is the power consumption of the C2 and C3 models when operating in "standard mode" and "energy saving" mode?
For context, we run our large home entirely from rooftop solar power (with a 13.2kW Tesla Powerwall2 battery for use when the sun is not shining - e.g. overnight or on cloudy days). This means that we need to be EXTREMELY careful with every W of use during the evenings or when the weather is grey or raining.
I can see that that C2 and C3 are rated at 1800kW and 2000kW respectively, which is presumably the power draw when the vacuum cleaner is used on the standard setting - i.e. they would use 1.8kW or 2.0kW if used for an hour on a standard setting.
The critical issue is therefore: what is the power draw in watts for these two models when the system is using the "energy saving" mode?
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|Category||Barrel Vacuum Cleaners||Barrel Vacuum Cleaners||Barrel Vacuum Cleaners||Barrel Vacuum Cleaners|
|Bin Capacity||3.5 L|
|Cord Length||6.5 m||6.5 m||6.5 m||6.5 m|
|Power||1,800 W||1,800 W||1,800 W||1,800 W|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Release date||May 2015|
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