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Model: BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) Date Purchased: Jul 2018

perfect for my house

5 out of 5, reviewed on Dec 05, 2018

I've had this for a few months. Got some new 'wood' vinyl flooring in my town house. I wanted something to do quick cleans as now I need to vacuum several times a week. I have a long hair cat and a dog. This has become my go to cleaner. My Meile is 10 years old and I was using this for the big cleans, however the power head recently broke so I've had to use the Bosch. I don't even need the Meile anymore! The Bosch cleans my two story, two bed in one charge. I use the medium setting on the vinyl, the wood stairs, the tiled areas, the velvet foot stool, the sheepskin rug, the wool rug, the lounges.... EVERYWHERE. This machine sucks up so much fluff it makes my head spin. Tips - even though it still sucks, when I see the canister stop spinning I empty it. Need to do this about three times when I do the entire house. The rollers are so easy to clean and I've done this twice since I bought it. It's not too heavy and agile enough to zip around and get under furniture and up the stairs. I love this machine and I would definitely purchase again.

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Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Apr 2018

So quick and easy to use.

5 out of 5, reviewed on Dec 03, 2018

This vacuum cleaner is light, quick and easy to use, I have owned it for around 8 months now. I have really long hair and when I first purchased this machine I was horrified at just how much hair it picked up that my Dyson hadn't been able to. Judging by the dirt that the cleaner picked up in the first few uses, I can say with confidence that it does a better job than my dyson barrel.

I vacuum carpets and hard floor most days and it is great for spot cleaning too. Battery life has been really good, I get at least an hour of use per charge.

The empty sensor on mine doesn't work correctly, it is permanently indicating that the cleaner needs to be emptied, but I empty it each time that I use it so that's not a concern for me.

Overall I really recommend this product, my only regret is that I did not purchase it sooner.

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) Date Purchased: Apr 2015

After 3 years, charge is gone

4 out of 5, reviewed on Nov 19, 2018

I loved this little vacuum cleaner on my tiled floors, but after a couple of years I have noticed the charge doesn’t last the stated 75 minutes, more like 8-10 minutes after a full charge of 10 hours. A have now googled this problem and see it is common place. The initial reviews were when purchased new and now the bad reviews after two years are surfacing. What a bloody shame, but what would one expect - another throw away item. Might pay to purchase the extended warranty when purchasing this machine.

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Aug 2016

As good as Dyson at a fraction of the price

4 out of 5, reviewed on Nov 13, 2018

I really find my Bosch cordless vacuum very effective and a great cleaner for the money. But it is heavy and difficult to use on stairs. I already had a Dyson and just wanted an extra cleaner for upstairs so this fitted the bill nicely. The price was the clincher but the lighter Dyson (or similar stick cleaners) are preferable for stairs so if you have them I wouldn’t recommend as your sole cordless vacuum. But Bosch is definitely a better performer in other ways.

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) Date Purchased: May 2017

Good suction but heavy

3 out of 5, reviewed on Nov 08, 2018

It has plenty of power but not easy to push on carpet, although suction great, and its a bit heavy.
Disappointed overall but it does work well. Probably would look elsewhere if I have to buy again.
The locking mechanism for the dust capsule is tricky and doesnt always lock into place.

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Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Aug 2018

Very useful.

5 out of 5, reviewed on Nov 07, 2018

I use this on wooden floors, rugs, tiles. This is handy to keep in my bedroom to quickly tidy up after pets and have a clean floor in my home office, ensuite. I don't have to worry about the power cord, and am happy to empty the small canister after each use as I have little pet birds that like to shred paper. The suction is much better than any other stick vacuum I have tried.

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Verified Purchase Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Apr 2015

Worked well until just out of Warranty

2 out of 5, reviewed on Oct 23, 2018

Chose this model as it got rave reviews on the choice web site. Initially fantastic on our tiled floors, not so good on carpet. Battery longevity never lived up to product description, I think the longest it ever lasted was 20 minutes. Now we are lucky if we get two minutes. Lots of turning on & off & manoeuvres of handle to keep it going. Took it to a battery shop to get it replaced & were told it would cost more than the vacuum is worth. Worst $400 I ever spent! Would not purchase again.

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Sep 2018

Very Effective Whole House Cleaner!

5 out of 5, reviewed on Oct 21, 2018

I bought this to replace my Vax Barrel cleaner and my Freejet 9 volt (which is use for quck cleanups only and which is now not sucking properly).

I have a 3 bedroom unit and it does the whole thing well under one charge! It takes me about 20 minutes and that is going behind everything and under everything. I did all this on setting 2 and without needing to empty the dust compartment. EXCELLENT!!! It was pretty full but it compresses the dust as it collects it - so I think this makes much better use of the small dust compartements of stick vacs.

I have used this now for almost 2 months. I am really really happy with it. It is light enough to pick up with one hand which I like. It is able to scooch under couches and beds really well. I have found it excellent on both short pile carpet, long pile rugs and tiles.
What really surprised and impressed me is how well it does edges - whether you are running it alongside a wall edge or pushing the head directly into an edge such as in tight spaces in a kitchen - it picks up any debris really well.

This model does not have a verical stand to slot into to charge, which I thought was a minus, but it has ended up being something I really like about it. It is actually much easier to simply pull out or push in the charging cord and wander off with the stick vac than to fiddle around lining it up with a stand.

It is not the lightest to push around BUT you get tactile proof that it is sucking up stuff and not just skimming the surface. Setting 1 is lighter to push around because it is not sucking so hard and I use on this setting for light spills cleanups.

Conclusion: I really love this machine. I hope it lasts well. It does not have attahchments or crevice tools so if you have anohter stick vac you are replacing because you bought the Bosch to be able to do a whole house deep clearn, then keep it for doing window tracks etc - that is what I use my freejet 19v for. (read my review on this site).

Purchased at: Domayne

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Model: BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) Date Purchased: Mar 2016

It works but OMG, what a design flaw!

4 out of 5, reviewed on Oct 13, 2018

I first bought this after many many hours of research, to pick up crumbs, quick once over between serious cleans each week. Despite having a relatively small dust holder, it does a great job, and I was really happy with it, except for one thing. It does not want to stay standing upright on a wooden floor. Over and over again it would slide to the floor with a crash, usually if someone walked past it, sometimes a few minutes after I had re-parked it. Because of this, I rarely ever used it. It ended up being set to charge in an out of the way spot, and pretty much forgotten. At this stage I would say it had been use 10-12 times.

Then we got a dog, and I started using it again, but she would wag her (soft fluffy) tail anywhere near it, and bang, down it went. Well, eventually this happened and it landed on the cable, and broke where the cable connected to the vacuum. I rang Bosch, and tbf it was a week or two past the 2yr warranty, but I had only used it a matter of 25-30 times all up. In this time another fault came up, so that’s why I bothered to call them. But that can happen to any machine, it was the sliding that caused the most angst.

They sent a whole new machine, and it behaves just the same way.

I’m done. I can’t in all good conscience put this on gumtree as I don’t want to palm it off on to someone else. I guess it will go on council pick up, but I’m really hacked off. Pity, because the actually vacuuming was great.

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Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Mar 2016

Good when new

3 out of 5, reviewed on Oct 04, 2018

Was good till it hit its 2nd year.glad i had bought extended warranty.vacuumed bits dropped out when stood upright (on charge).extremely uncomfortable tu use attatchments.stopped sucking efficiently.battery was lasting less each time.when new it was great. Very light and great suction.very manouverable.i hope Bosch get this fixed as they are a reputable brand

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) Date Purchased: Jun 2017

Great inexpensive vacuum

4 out of 5, reviewed on Oct 01, 2018

Does great on hardwood floors. The wheels are rubber so no scratching. Love the swivel so super easy to maneuver. Very lightweight. Lays flat to get under a bed. Sucks up cat litter, including the pellets from the Breeze litter system. Sucks up golden retriever hair with no problem. Love that there's no brush to pick said golden retriever hair out of constantly. Filter is washable.

Purchased at: Appliances Online

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Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Oct 2017

Extremely disappointed give good reviews for this cleaner

2 out of 5, reviewed on Oct 01, 2018

I've now had this vacuum cleaner for about a year. Initially, I liked it. It's light and easy to use - though it's inconvenient to have to switch to putting it on your back and change the attachment to do corners. As time has gone on, I have to say I am really sick of it. You have to constantly empty it, recharge the battery, wash the filter (and wait for it to dry). The brush is poorly designed and doesn't properly flick up matter on the carpet. It constantly has to be disconnected and cleaned. The sheer volume of times you have to stop vacuuming for a multitude of reasons and clean, empty and/or recharge this vacuum cleaner means you can't rely on it to do more than a small area of carpet that is easy to clean. Do not get this if you have pet hair. It is absolutely hopeless for that. The suction is good when it works. However, the poor action of the brush detracts from the good suction. My sister-in-law bought the same cleaner at the same time and can't stand hers any longer - so much so that she's bought a cheapie from KMart until she can decide on what to invest in next. There was no operating manual that came with it either, not that I need that any more, but this meant I had to watch YouTube videos to figure out how to use and clean it properly.

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) Date Purchased: Jun 2016

Good until the warranty ended

3 out of 5, reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

We purchased this in June 2016, it was fabulous! I just loved it, easy to scoot around the house without the pesky cord getting in the way. Easy to clean and handle around the corners. I liked the 3 speed action as well. Then just after the 2 year warranty was up it started to run out of power. Now it won't work at all. Not happy, makes for an expensive cleaning solution if it only lasts just over 2 years.

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH65MSKAU (Runtime Plus) Date Purchased: Sep 2018

Exceeded expectations

5 out of 5, reviewed on Sep 24, 2018

Used on carpet, tiles & wooden floors.Great suction, easy to manoeuvre , operate & empty. Used for family with birman cats and we all have long hair...absolutely fantastic cleaner and the kids love to use it. Tried the dyson in the shop to compare and the bosch athlet beat it hands down. Love it!

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Model: BCH65MSKAU (Runtime Plus) Date Purchased: Apr 2018

The Best

5 out of 5, reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

I have a large two story house,so i vaccum a lot! And i got sick and tired of dragging the large built-in vacc. So we got this bosch up to 75mins one!! And its the best!! I am very impressed! I use it everyday! For quick vaccum and for the whole house,and kids vaccum their own rooms too!! I use it for the car as it transforms into a smaller size! It lasts longer then any Dyson! Filter can be washed easily. I definitely recommend it. One of the Best vaccums out there!!

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Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Jan 2018

Fantastic easy to clean out

4 out of 5, reviewed on Sep 04, 2018

I love this vacuum it's great for my timber floors and my tiles and my large rugs. U can see all the dirt it picks up straight away . And so easy to clean out .
Only down side I have noticed is u can't get in corners or up close to edges of walls which u need to get a broom to do then vacuum the rest. The battery life is great but u need to make sure u keep up with charging it. If u haven't charged it and need to clean that is the annoying part of having a cable free vacuum .

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) Date Purchased: Aug 2018

The perfect replacement

5 out of 5, reviewed on Aug 28, 2018

We have just purchased this product and are very happy with its powerful suction on both hard floors and carpets as well as the ease with which the dust bin can be emptied. A larger dust container and a longer lasting battery are the extra features that make this the perfect replacement of a standard vacuum cleaner.

Purchased at: The Good Guys

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Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Apr 2016

Time saver for quick clean ups

5 out of 5, reviewed on Aug 20, 2018

Great to use, easy to maneuver and scoot around my hard and carpeted floors. I use my Bosch for quick cleanups in between getting my ducted system out. It runs on 2 for about 30 minutes, when l compared other models they ran for only up to 17 minutes. My Bosch stick was a bit more expensive, but well worth it, it also came with a 3 year warranty. I let the battery run right down before recharging - recharging is a bit of a downside as it takes about 3 hours.

Purchased at: Harvey Norman

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Model: BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) Date Purchased: Jun 2018

Battery life is disappointing

3 out of 5, reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

Purchased my vacuum in June 2018 so only a few months old. I was told it has a 50 min battery life. That's why I purchased this one. I was not told I would get 13 mins if I run it on high. Why would I want to vacuum on a low suction power. Defeats the purpose of vacuuming if you don't use the most suction you can. It only lasts for 13 mins, that's from fully charged to stopped working completely. I would not have purchased if I knew the battery life was that short. It is a good size & does store well in a small space & the suction is pretty good if your quick.

Purchased at: The Good Guys

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Verified Purchase Model: BCH6AT25AU (White) Date Purchased: Mar 2015

Disappointed even though a great machine

4 out of 5, reviewed on Jul 31, 2018

I purchased mine from Harvey anitnsn in 3/15. Paid for four year extended warranty. Now not charging so I’m going to HN tomorrow and I want a replacement. Two other friends bought the same as me and have the same problem and HN replaces theirs. They better replace mine even if it’s the battery otherwise I will not be happy.

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Fortunately I’d purchased a four year extended warranty so got a new one. Otherwise it would’ve been a loss of $400. Should last long than three years st that price.

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I have a Bosch athlet bbh6, it charges but will not run. Can you advise?

Alan asked on Nov 29, 2018

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Hi, my bosch athlet is no longer charging! Nothing happens at all when i plug in the charger. The vacuum is flat however the blue battery light flashes when i turn it on (no vacuum). Is this a battery or charger fault? Please advise as I'm missing and needing my vacuum! Thanks Tania

Tania asked on Nov 28, 2018

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Rechargeable batteries don’t last forever. And sometimes the charging unit fails as well. I’ve had to replace my 8yo Dyson battery recently. A previous Bosch vacuum I had - a different model - had a dodgey charger and I had replaced it twice during its lifetime. The fact the blue light is on suggests to me it might be the charger. I bought mine from Harvey Norman and if I were you I would take it to the place where I bought it and ask if you can plug it in to the display model charger and see if it starts to charge. If it does you know the charger is the issue. We have bought new chargers on line for less than Bosch charge.

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Can I leave my BCH625KTGB on charge constantly?

James J asked on Nov 28, 2018

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I think you probably can. I sometimes leave it on charge for a few days because I forget to turn it off. Doesn’t do it any harm. My Dyson in its holder is always on charge so I imagine if it’s okay for the Dyson it’s okay for the Bosch.

Hi James J, thanks for your question. You can either leave the appliance on charge or take it off once it's fully charged, it's completely up to you. Regards, Bosch Home Australia.

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Product Details

BCH6AT25AU (White) BCH6255NAU (Dark Navy) BCH65MSKAU (Runtime Plus) BCH6PETAU (Tomato Red) *
Price (RRP) $499 $449 $699
Power 2400W 2400W 2400W 2400W
Running Time 50minutes 50minutes 75minutes 50minutes
Charging Time 6hours 6hours 6hours 6hours
Bin Capacity 0.9L 0.9L 0.9L 0.9L
HEPA Filter Yes Yes Yes Yes
Weight 3kg 3kg 3.2kg 3kg

* Discontinued

The main difference between these models is colour