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Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

Hoover  U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
alaScore 70

133 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 133 reviews of Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. People really like the usability. Reviews are divided on the price, and there are some negative opinions about the size and reliability.


design, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 user reviews of Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on Reviewers really like the price. The usability is also appreciated. The size and reliability get less positive comments, while views are divided on the design.

usability, price

reliability, size

61% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Self Propelled Bagless Upright

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: sharond437 (



I have had this vacuum for about three years. Looked at Consumer Reports which had this vacuum highly rated and owned a Hoover for about 12 years. (Should have kept that antique) After only a couple of months I had to take it in for repair because it ...

Tools, Suction immediately after it's cleaned

HEAVY, Suction, messy

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: sophiesdad (

Excellent Bagless Self-Propelled


Over the years I have gone back and forth between upright vs. canister and, more recently, filter bag vs. bagless. Since we both have severe allergies, I decided to take the plunge and go for a bagless vac with a HEPA filter. I had been using a ...

"Dirt Finder" very useful, excellent suction, great accessory tools

No automatic height adjustment, cleanup is messy.

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: dpaulet (

The Worst Vacuum I ever owned


When the belt stays on it cleans well

Belt constantly falls off, the plastic attachment case broke

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: justamom2 (

Hoover U6617-900 Windtunnel Bagless Self-propelled Upright


The problems I have with this vac are: 1. EMPTYING THE DIRT CUP * If you vacuum up a lot of hair - animal or human, and especially long hair - you will most likely have to pull it out of the chamber with your hand at some point. * When you spin ...

COVERED ON-BOARD TOOLS ; Self-Propelled ; Auto Brush Shut Off ; Decent Suction

Dirt Cup ; Powered hand tool

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: sarahcasey (

BEWARE - Don't waste your money!



Belts always break, roller stops working, always smells like burnt rubber, TOO EXPENSIVE

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: seatracks (

Don't buy this vacuum...after 3 years repairs cost more than vacuum


Original cost was reasonable approx. $275

Replacement parts cost more than vacuum after 3 years, 2 rooms with carpet

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: kaaylia (

Don't waste your money!!!


Picks up good, lots of attachments and nice style.

Motor is junk ,hard to push.

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: d2scta (

Don't get excited cause it's gonna break!


Works good for a few months

No matter how gentle you are with it, its gonna break soon.

May, 2006

Consumer review by: brownsw (

Never Hoover Again


My first vacuum (20 years ago) was a Hoover and I loved it. It lasted almost 15 years and when it finally died, I went right out and bought another Hoover. It was not so great and I needed a new one in 3 years. Still loyal, I bought the Hoover ...

handy attachments

frequent breakdowns, inconsistent performance, a lot of money for a poor performer

Apr, 2006

Consumer review by: snowyl (

Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde


It started out as a passionate love affair. I couldn't wait to vacuum with my new Windtunnel. It was so powerful & made me feel like I had accomplished wonders with all the stuff it picked up. I had "researched" which vacuum I would buy quite ...

Worked first.

Not a long term investment. Hoover, you should be ashamed of yourself.

Jul, 2005

Product Specifications

Patented WindTunnel technology picks-up more dirt than any other upright, period. As tested per ASTM Intl. test F608, the only recognized industry standard.