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Miele S5 series

Miele S5 series
alaScore 93

65 reviews

Oct, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size. The design is also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability. There are some mixed reviews about the value for money.

usability, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the Miele S5 series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 65 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Miele S5 series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Miele S5 series from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on Amazon.com.

usability, design, size

value for money, reliability

97% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Miele S5481 Earth Canister Vacuum CleanerMiele S5381 Leo Canister Vacuum Cleaner w/ S236 Power NozzleMiele S 5381 Leo Canister Vacuum

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Miele S5381 Leo Canister Vacuum

 

Avg. consumer rating = 97/100 The Miele Leo is powerful, lightweight and quiet - a tough combination to beat. It is part of the S5 series of vacuums which are Miele’s high-end machines and they come with a host of features and options. Consumer ratings...

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Miele S5481 Earth Canister Vacuum Cleaners

 

The Earth's automatic suction control saves energy and makes vacuuming more efficient and effective ; The mid-size power brush (SEB 217-3) has a compact design that is less bulky than the full-size power brush (SEB 228 or SEB 236) and is better suited...

The Earth does not have all the luxury features of the top-of the-line S5981 Capricorn such as fingertip +/- suction controls on the deluxe handle ; The full-size power brush is not available with this vacuum. Those who want a larger more powerful...

The S5481 Earth is a unique addition to the Miele vacuum cleaner line up as it is the first canister vacuum to feature an Automatic Eco Setting. The glory behind this setting is that it eliminates the need for you to adjust the suction power because...

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Miele S5481 Earth Canister Vacuum Cleaner

 

The S5481 Earth is a unique addition to the Miele vacuum cleaner line up as it is the first canister vacuum to feature an automatic suction setting. The glory behind this setting is that it eliminates the need for you to adjust the suction power! The...

The Earth's active HEPA filter and sealed system construction truly provides excellent air quality by trapping dust and other particles inside the vacuum cleaner. Our testing showed it exhausts 0 particles back into the room ; You can't get much easier...

The mid-size power brush 217 is not as powerful or as easy to maneuver as Miele's full-size power brushes. Unfortunately, a full-size power brush option is not available with this vacuum. Those who want a vacuum with all the luxury features and a...

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Miele S5381 Leo Canister Vacuum Cleaners

 

The full-size power brush (SEB 236) does a superior job at deep cleaning and restoring crush pile carpets and covers a large area in a short amount of time ; The mid-size power brush is lighter and smaller which makes it a better fit for smaller homes...

The Leo does not have all the luxury features of the top-of the-line S5981 Capricorn such as fingertip +/- suction controls on the deluxe handle

The S5381 Leo is a superior vacuum cleaner that lets you choose which power brush is best suited for your home and cleaning needs. The Leo is easy to use, packed with deluxe features such as +/- electronic controls with LED indicators and bag and...

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Miele S5381 Leo Canister Vacuum Cleaner w/ Mid-size Power brush SEB 217-3

 

The S5381 Leo is a superior vacuum cleaner that lets you choose which power brush is best suited for your home cleaning needs and gives you a price range. We highly recommend the 236 full size power brush over the 217 mid size power brush because it...

The Leo's active HEPA filter and sealed system construction truly provides excellent air quality by trapping dust and other particles inside the vacuum cleaner. Our testing showed it exhausts 0 particles back into the room ; Its 6 suction speed...

The Leo does not have fingertip suction control as found on the top-of the-line S5981 Capricorn. The Leo's suction controls are located on the canister ; Miele's crevice tool is not as long as we would have liked. It only offers a 4" reach where some...

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You definately get what you pay for! S5281 Callisto

 

Purchased model was the S5281 Callisto with Electro Plus Powerbrush (SEB228). This is a S5 mid-range model.I, like many people who are looking at buying something really expensive, did some extensive research on vacuums. I was originally looking ...

Quiet, Vacuum heads are big, lightweight, CLEAN

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You definately get what you pay for! S5281 Callisto

 

Purchased model was the S5281 Callisto with Electro Plus Powerbrush (SEB228). This is a S5 mid-range model.

Quiet, Vacuum heads are big, lightweight, CLEAN

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