June 2024

Vacuum Cleaners: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of vacuum cleaners rankings posted by key online experts, as of June 2024.

Summary

On 14 Jun 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 98 vacuum cleaner endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

75 vacuum cleaners were endorsed in total, only 16 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 14 Jun 2024, Dyson V15 Detect takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed vacuum cleaner with 5 expert endorsements. 1 expert out of 5 recommended it as the '#1 vacuum cleaner' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking vacuum cleaners start at $33.98 (Bissell Featherweight Stick) and go up to $1920.99 (Miele Complete C3 Brilliant). Median vacuum cleaner costs $319.99 (Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam).
$33.98
$1920.99

At a glance - June Ranking

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Rank Change Price Vacuum Cleaner
Rtings.com
HGTV
TechRadar
Wirecutter
Tom's Guide
The Spruce
CNN Underscored
The Strategist
Consumer Reports
Good Housekeeping
1
- $610
Dyson V15 Detect
The Dyson V15 Detect is a highly praised vacuum cleaner with powerful suction, adjustable settings, and a five-stage filtration system, making it suitable for effectively cleaning various surfaces in a household setting.
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2
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9
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5
2
- $349
Miele Classic C1
The Miele Classic C1 vacuum cleaner is highly praised for its powerful suction, lightweight design, and effective filtration system, making it ideal for users who want a versatile and efficient cleaning tool.
5
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12
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4
5
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3
- $150
Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352
The Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352 vacuum cleaner is highly praised for its strong suction power, advanced cyclonic technology, adjustable suction settings, and effective HEPA filtration system, making it a versatile and efficient cleaning tool for various cleaning needs.
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4
- $479
Miele Boost CX1 Parquet
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1
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4
5
- $300
Kenmore Elite 31150
The Kenmore Elite 31150 vacuum cleaner is highly recommended for its powerful suction, effective cleaning performance, and comprehensive filtration system, making it ideal for those in need of a thorough and allergen-free clean.
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4
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1
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6
- $990
iRobot Roomba s9+
The iRobot Roomba S9+ is praised for its powerful suction, advanced navigation, and self-emptying feature, but criticized for its high price, occasional navigation issues, and the need for light to operate effectively.
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8
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7
10
7
- $320
Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam
The Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam is a powerful and versatile wet/dry vacuum cleaner that effectively cleans various surfaces and offers the convenience of vacuuming, washing, and steaming capabilities.
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8
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12
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8
- $131
Bissell Cleanview Swivel 2256
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4
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2
9
- $354
Shark Stratos IZ862H
The Shark Stratos IZ862H is a highly praised cordless vacuum cleaner that offers strong suction power, adjustable settings, and a long battery life, making it a versatile and convenient option for various cleaning needs.
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5
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2
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10
- $838
Miele Complete C3 Calima
The Miele Complete C3 Calima vacuum cleaner is a powerful and compact vacuum with excellent suction, maneuverability, and filtration capabilities, making it ideal for deep cleaning and efficient cleaning for allergy sufferers.
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4
3
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17
- $928
Miele Blizzard CX1
The Miele Blizzard CX1 is a powerful and efficient vacuum cleaner with strong suction, versatile use, and excellent filtration, making it ideal for users who prioritize performance and cleanliness.
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4
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18
- $404
Dyson V8
The Dyson V8 vacuum cleaner is a powerful and versatile option for everyday cleaning needs, with impressive suction power, efficient airflow, and advanced filtration for a thorough and convenient cleaning experience.
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4
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6
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19
- $430
Roborock Q5
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5
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20
- $722
Samsung Bespoke Jet
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7
21
- $100
Shark WandVac Slate
The Shark WandVac Slate is a compact handheld vacuum cleaner with powerful suction and effective filtration, making it ideal for quick clean-ups and spot cleaning tasks.
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22
- $94
Worx WX030L
The Worx WX030L vacuum cleaner is a highly praised and versatile cleaning tool, known for its strong suction power, maneuverability, and effective filtration system.
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Vacuum Cleaner
#22 $94.42 Worx WX030L
#21 $99.99 Shark WandVac Slate
#8 $130.99 Bissell Cleanview Swivel 2256
#3 $149.95 Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352
#5 $299.99 Kenmore Elite 31150
#7 $319.99 Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam
#2 $349 Miele Classic C1
#9 $353.99 Shark Stratos IZ862H
#18 $403.99 Dyson V8
#19 $429.99 Roborock Q5
#4 $479 Miele Boost CX1 Parquet
#1 $609.98 Dyson V15 Detect
#20 $722.06 Samsung Bespoke Jet
#10 $838.30 Miele Complete C3 Calima
#17 $927.99 Miele Blizzard CX1
#6 $989.95 iRobot Roomba s9+

We ranked Dyson V15 Detect #1 in June 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Dyson V15 Detect as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Dyson V15 Detect is a highly praised vacuum cleaner with powerful suction, adjustable settings, and a five-stage filtration system, making it suitable for effectively cleaning various surfaces in a household setting.
Critic endorsements:
Rtings.com

Best Vacuum

Exceptional overall cleaning performance.
Lightweight, maneuverable construction.
Wide range of tools and brushes

Doesn't feel especially sturdy.
Hard to maneuver on thick carpet

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HGTV

Best Stick Vacuum

Included laser light
Easy point-and-shoot emptying process
Hair screw tool

No trigger lock
On the more expensive side

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TechRadar

The best vacuum cleaner if money is no object

Auto mode adjusts suction
Laser highlights hidden dust
Hair-friendly attachment

Average-sized dust canister
Noisy on full power
Investment pricing

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The Strategist

Best vacuum for small spaces

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Good Housekeeping

Most Innovative Vacuum Cleaner

Automatically adjusts speed and suction
Laser spotter makes it easier to see dust on bare floors
Converts to a handheld vacuum

Pricey

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We ranked Miele Classic C1 #2 in June 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Miele Classic C1 vacuum cleaner is highly praised for its powerful suction, lightweight design, and effective filtration system, making it ideal for users who want a versatile and efficient cleaning tool.
Critic endorsements:
Rtings.com

Best Mid-Range Corded Vacuum

Sturdy build quality.
Very easy to maintain.
Potent 1200W motor

Standard STB 285-3 floorhead pushes around larger debris and struggles with pet hair on carpets.
No tool storage compartment.
The entry-level C1 Pure Suction model isn't compatible with powered floorheads

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Wirecutter

The best vacuum for hardwood floors

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CNN Underscored

Best canister vacuum

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The Strategist

Best canister vacuum

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend vacuum cleaners.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of vacuum cleaners, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for June 2024 ranking

We ranked Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352 #3 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352 vacuum cleaner is highly praised for its strong suction power, advanced cyclonic technology, adjustable suction settings, and effective HEPA filtration system, making it a versatile and efficient cleaning tool for various cleaning needs.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

Well rounded, great value

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Tom's Guide

The best vacuum is great at picking up everything

Great performance at an affordable price
Swivel head for multidirectional cleaning
Able to tone down the suction for small rugs and delicate fabrics

Brush roll isn't removable
A little heavy and clunky to disassemble and reassemble

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We ranked Miele Boost CX1 Parquet #4 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Miele Boost CX1 Parquet as #1.
Critic endorsements:
HGTV

Best Canister Vacuum

More compact and lighter than other models
Powerful suction on all surfaces
Exceptionally easy to remove and empty canister

Slightly harder to push on rugs/carpet
Base can't stand vertically

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Good Housekeeping

Best Canister Vacuum for Hardwood Floors

Parquet floor brush specifically designed for hardwood floors
Four suction power settings
Large wheels make it easy to maneuver

Hose does not lock into place for storage

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We ranked Kenmore Elite 31150 #5 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Kenmore Elite 31150 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Kenmore Elite 31150 vacuum cleaner is highly recommended for its powerful suction, effective cleaning performance, and comprehensive filtration system, making it ideal for those in need of a thorough and allergen-free clean.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

A Heavy But Effective Vacuum Cleaner

Great performance on carpet
Good edge cleaning
Long cord

Heavy
Not easily maneuverable

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Consumer Reports

Bagged Upright

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We ranked iRobot Roomba s9+ #6 in June 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 15 May 2024)
The iRobot Roomba S9+ is praised for its powerful suction, advanced navigation, and self-emptying feature, but criticized for its high price, occasional navigation issues, and the need for light to operate effectively.
Experts Praise For:
  • 💪 Powerful suction
  • 🗺️ Advanced navigation and mapping
  • 🗑️ Self-emptying feature
  • 📱 User-friendly app
  • 🧹 Effective edge and corner cleaning
Experts Criticise For:
  • 💸 High price
  • 🌙 Needs light to operate
  • 🔄 Occasional navigation issues
  • 🔋 Battery concerns
  • 🚫 High maintenance and additional costs
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

Our favorite robot vacuum if price is no object

Attractive, premium design
Mapping was quick and easy
Easy-to-use mapping controls in app
Great corner cleaning

Better on hard floors than carpet
Have to buy replacement disposal bags

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Consumer Reports

Robotic Vacuum

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Good Housekeeping

Best Robot Vacuum Cleaner

Best spot cleaning robot in our tests
Automatically empties dirt into its bin
Doesn't clog with pet hair

Has trouble navigating around small objects

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We ranked Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam #7 in June 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam is a powerful and versatile wet/dry vacuum cleaner that effectively cleans various surfaces and offers the convenience of vacuuming, washing, and steaming capabilities.
Critic endorsements:
HGTV

Best Vacuum Mop Combo

Clear icons (steam, carpet, hardwood floor)
Easy to fill the tank
Great with pet hair

Heavy for some
Can take a couple passes to get the entire mess

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The Spruce

Best Wet-Dry Vacuum

Doesn’t leave behind residue
Steam clean function
Comes with trial formulas and extra filters

Comes with no attachments
Very noisy
Lots of maintenance required

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The Strategist

Best wet/dry vacuum

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We ranked Bissell Cleanview Swivel 2256 #8 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
The Strategist

Best vacuum for carpet and rugs

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Good Housekeeping

Best Value Vacuum Cleaner

Adjustable height settings for every floor type
Can be turned on and off with your foot
On-board storage for all tools

Brush roll cannot be turned off

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We ranked Shark Stratos IZ862H #9 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Shark Stratos IZ862H is a highly praised cordless vacuum cleaner that offers strong suction power, adjustable settings, and a long battery life, making it a versatile and convenient option for various cleaning needs.
Critic endorsements:
TechRadar

A slightly older but still superb vacuum cleaner

Powerful suction on carpets and hard floors
Flexible wand for under furniture
Can detects how dirty a floor is

Dust brush only moderately effective
Floor head can’t fit into narrow spaces

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The Strategist

Best less expensive vacuum

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We ranked Miele Complete C3 Calima #10 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Miele Complete C3 Calima vacuum cleaner is a powerful and compact vacuum with excellent suction, maneuverability, and filtration capabilities, making it ideal for deep cleaning and efficient cleaning for allergy sufferers.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

Reputable canister, some caveats

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Tom's Guide

Best Canister Vacuum Cleaner

Excellent for wood floors
Good for people with allergies
Attachments securely stored onboard

Expensive
Takes up more space than an upright

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We ranked Miele Blizzard CX1 #11 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 24 Aug 2023)
The Miele Blizzard CX1 is a powerful and efficient vacuum cleaner with strong suction, versatile use, and excellent filtration, making it ideal for users who prioritize performance and cleanliness.
Critic endorsements:
The Spruce

Best Canister Vacuum

Self-clean function
Cord automatically rewinds
Great for pet hair

Not a good option for those with allergies

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Consumer Reports

Bagless Canister

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We ranked Dyson V8 #12 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 9 May 2024)
The Dyson V8 vacuum cleaner is a powerful and versatile option for everyday cleaning needs, with impressive suction power, efficient airflow, and advanced filtration for a thorough and convenient cleaning experience.
Critic endorsements:
TechRadar

The best Dyson vacuum if you don't want to break the bank

Converts to handheld
Affordable pricing
Powerful suction

Lacks features of newer models
Small bin
Shorter runtime (40 mins)

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The Strategist

Best vacuum for pets

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We ranked Roborock Q5 #13 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
HGTV

Best Robot Vacuum

User-friendly app
Works well on pet hair and harder messes

Can be pricey
Noisier than other robot vacuums

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Wirecutter

A pretty smart robot vacuum

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We ranked Samsung Bespoke Jet #14 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Consumer Reports

Cordless Stick Vacuum

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Good Housekeeping

Best Stick Vacuum Cleaner

Long run-time
Self-emptying and huge dust cup capacity

Expensive

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We ranked Shark WandVac Slate #15 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Shark WandVac Slate is a compact handheld vacuum cleaner with powerful suction and effective filtration, making it ideal for quick clean-ups and spot cleaning tasks.
Critic endorsements:
TechRadar

The best lightweight vacuum cleaner

Lightweight
Use as a handheld or stick vacuum
Strong suction

Noisy
Only 16 mins per charge
Small dust canister

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Consumer Reports

Handheld Vacuum

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We ranked Worx WX030L #16 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best vacuum cleaners” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Aug 2023)
The Worx WX030L vacuum cleaner is a highly praised and versatile cleaning tool, known for its strong suction power, maneuverability, and effective filtration system.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

Smart design, small bin

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Good Housekeeping

Best Handheld Vacuum Cleaner

Rinsable HEPA filter
Removable and replaceable battery
Quiet

Some pet hair clung to the brush attachment in testing

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