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Hoover U5491900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1156 reviews of Hoover U5491900. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the Hoover U5491900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Hoover U5491900

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1114 user reviews of Hoover U5491900 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on Amazon.com. People really like the design and size. The price and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Hoover WindTunnel Anniversary Upright Vacuum, Self-Propelled, Bagged, U6485900Hoover WindTunnel Anniversary Upright Vacuum, Self-Propelled, Bagged, U6485900

May, 2017

Expert review by: Patrick Ouellette (reviewed.com)

Hoover S3670 Anniversary WindTunnel Canister / Bagged / Windtunnel / Silver

 

Despite long carpet issues, the S3670 Anniversary WindTunnel handles well.

Excellent on hardwood and short carpet; Long extension wand

Bad on long carpet; Small dirt bag

Mar, 2012

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

Hoover S3670 WindTunnel Bagged Canister Vacuum Review

 

The Hoover S3670 WindTunnel Bagged Canister vacuums gets good grades from some consumers and poor grades from others. People like the vacuum'’s strong suction and stylish looks but are unhappy with its poorly designed hose and overly-plastic construction.

- Plenty of suction power ; - Extra-wide floor brush works well ; - Easy to assemble out of the box ; - Suction power control is a nice feature ; - Stylish machine

- Lost of plastic in construction (doesn’t “feel” overly durable) ; - Hose not flexible enough (can crimp and doesn’t move easily) ; - Unit is heavy ; - A few comments that the retractable cord does not retract well ; - Vacuum on/off is on the canister

Jan, 2010

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

Hoover U6485-900 Vacuum Review

 

The Hoover U6485-900 Windtunnel Anniversary Vacuum Cleaner is a self-propelled, bagged upright with HEPA filtration. Many consumers are sold on the self-propelling feature and also report that their purchase was based on the vacuum getting top-notch...

- Self propel feature is good ; - Great suction ; - Very easy to assemble out of the box ; - Dirt finder feature is helpful ; - Not too expensive ; - Highly rated by Consumer Reports magazine

- No retractable cord ; - Heavy vacuum -– 21+ lbs ; - Vacuum hose is a little short ; - A few comments about the vacuum not being as good on hard surfaces (common upright complaint)

Jul, 2009

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

Hoover U5491-900 Windtunnel Anniversary Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner

 

Avg. consumer rating = 84/100 The U5491-900 is a bagged upright vacuum cleaner that is not too expensive and gets quite good reviews. It does not use a dirt-container like many of the bagless machines today, but instead uses a disposable bag. There is...

Light and easy to maneuver ; Not too expensive ; Powerful suction ; Many folks really like the fact that it is bagged

Loud (common complaint) ; Sometimes dirt sensor doesn’t seem to work ; The hose for the hand attachments could be a bit longer ; Hard to get under low furniture or beds ; Not as good on bare floors as it is on carpets

The Hoover U5491-900 also has HEPA filtration which is particularly popular with allergy sufferers. HEPA stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air and is a filter that removes 99.97% of all airborne particulates of 0.3 microns or larger that pass...

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: McLovinIt (newegg.com)

Eggcellent!!

 

Newegg does it again! I got a great price too!

First the vacuum itself ; Great attachment, great suction, great on dog hair on the carpets , great on bare floors. You can turn off the *brushes* to do bare floors with a quick flip of the switch. Rolls around easy, long cord, hepa filter I could go on

Not really a total *con* but it has a LOT of plastic on it and I am just scared of breaking it. It works fine and doesn't seem to be an issue. All vacs I looked at are nowadays switching to plastic

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Sandray (newegg.com)

HOOVER WINDTUNNEL U5491900

 

Very happy with this Hover Vacum.

Easy to put together, light weight and motorized brush beater bar. The heavy dirt senor light is effective and handy. Was tired of my old vac not picking cat hair, and having to go back with a large tape roller to pickup all the hair it missed....

Hoover replacement HEPA bags/filters are not cheap, but they do a great job. Ordered 2x bag pack from hover.com (HOOVER HEPA TYPE Y B) and shipped to me for $16

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Dirt picker upper (abt.com)

Great Vacuum for the price

 

Great suction, great for pet hair

Easy to Use, Easy To Empty, Powerful/Good Suction, Lightweight, No bagless mess, Efficient

Short Power Cord

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: kharpert (abt.com)

powerful vacuum

 

Used a bagless vacuum before and was always a mess to clean. This vacuum is powerful and uses an excellent HEPA filtered bag. (Make sure you specify the HEPA bag and not the regular bag)...Finally, no mess!

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

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: sujams (shopping.com)

Using attachments is dangerous!

 

I bought this vaccuum, the Hoover U 5491 900 hoping it would be a great Hoover product. I was very disappointed. The vaccuum does a poor job on hard surfaces. It just blows the dirt around. Using the attachments is a problem. The vaccuum is so...

Easy to Empty

Poor Design

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Marina (abt.com)

The best Vacuum cleaner EVER !!!!!

 

I loved this vacuum so much that I bought 2 more ..one for each of my daughters....The micro bags are great...no dust escaping...

Easy to Use, Powerful/Good Suction, Efficient, Long Power Cord, Easy To Empty

Sep, 2010