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Dyson DC17 (All Floors, Animal, Asthma and Allergy, Total Clean)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1689 reviews of Dyson DC17 (All Floors, Animal, Asthma and Allergy, Total Clean). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good reviews. There are some mixed comments about the size, and many are negative about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the Dyson DC17 (All Floors, Animal, Asthma and Allergy, Total Clean) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dyson DC17 (All Floors, Animal, Asthma and Allergy, Total Clean)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1464 user reviews of Dyson DC17 (All Floors, Animal, Asthma and Allergy, Total Clean) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design. The usability is also appreciated. Many are negative about the reliability. Comments are divided on the size.

price, usability, design

reliability

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dyson DC17 Animal Cyclone Upright Vacuum CleanerDyson DC17 Animal Cyclone Upright Vacuum Cleaner

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Reviewboard Magazine (reviewboard.com)

Dyson DC17 Review

 
May, 2010

Expert review by: administrator (vacuum-cleaner-advisor.com)

Dyson DC17 Animal Review

 

The Dyson DC17 Animal gets good customer ratings – and there are many ratings available as this is a popular machine. Consumer comments indicate that it does indeed work very well on removing pet hair from most surfaces. It can be a bit heavy for some...

Very good at removing pet hair (most consumers agree on this)- Easy to maneuver- Strong suction- Dirt canister is easy to empty- Not too loud- Brushroll can be turned on and off

Poor detail/instructions in manual- Only average on bare floors (best on carpet)- Attachments don’t work that well on bare floors- Hose is stiff- Heavy machine

The DC17 Animal has a motorized brushbar which can be turned on or off (via the touch of a button). The ability to turn the brushbar off is useful when transitioning from carpet to other more delicate flooring (like some hardwood floors or delicate rugs).

May, 2010

Consumer review by: cscott (shopzilla.com)

How do you get the hose to extend, and stay out?

 

Like the suction

Hate the HOSE

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: andyjimbowest (shopzilla.com)

Expensive junk

 

good suction and cleaning

Technical Problems, not possible to get spares, price

May, 2008

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Dyson DC-17 over-hyped

 

Emptying canister

Suction is weak on carpets and bare floors

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: msgcom (shopzilla.com)

Wow it really Sucks

 

it sucks like no tomorrow, scarey how much comes up

suction is not adjustable

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: cn (newegg.com)

A-FREAKIN-MAZING!

 

It sucks, it pulls out dust, pet hair, everything. Vaccuum your house with your current vaccuum and THEN with this! You'll get buckets of dust and hair you didn't know was still in there! Saved us from buying two new rugs already

Can't think of any.. wasn't free

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: angrykimchi (newegg.com)

Our first Dyson...

 

I went to a local store to look at the Dyson vacuums. This one caught my eye for my parents since I thought the ball vacuum would be a little harder for them to maneuver. The store was asking the original $449. They price-matched, but not to websites...

great suction, easy to clean, easy to maneuver, picks up the dust and dirt you never notice, brush does good job in lifting the carpet, easy roller shut-off button for vacuuming hardwoods/tile/vinyl, great for all-floors, hose is nice and long

removing the vacuum hose is slightly annoying but not unbearable

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: God's worker on earth (acehardware.com)

Best for an animal lover

 

My wife and I have an assortment of dogs and cats. This vacuum has picked up hair and kept our house totally clean. I urge anyone who has pets be it one or many to consider this vacuum you will NOT be sorry. Plus the attachments they offer are awsome....

"Efficient","Long Power Cord","Lightweight","Easy to Use","Powerful/Good Suction","Quiet"

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: Murray's mommy (acehardware.com)

The Dyson Animal Changed Our Lives

 

The Dyson was the best investment we've ever made. I thought our house was clean before. After seeing the volume of dirt and hair that the Dyson removes, I can't believe I thought our house was clean! Its easy to carry around, all the parts are secure...

"Powerful/Good Suction","Long Power Cord","Lightweight","Efficient","Easy to Use"

Sep, 2007

Product Specifications

DC17 Animal; The most powerful upright for pet hair. Outcleans all other vacuums, room after room. Level 3 Root Cyclone technology. Unique cleaner head and motorized brushbar for the bets pick-up across all floor types.