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Miele S 5981+SEB 217-3 TEALITBLAU-ME

Miele S 5981+SEB 217-3 TEALITBLAU-ME
alaScore 78

18 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Miele S 5981+SEB 217-3 TEALITBLAU-ME. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The usability also gets good views, but the reliability and price get critical reviews. There are some mixed comments about the design.

usability, size

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the Miele S 5981+SEB 217-3 TEALITBLAU-ME is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Miele S 5981+SEB 217-3 TEALITBLAU-ME from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on People really like the size and usability. There are some mixed comments about the design. There are some critical reviews about the reliability and price.

usability, size

price, reliability

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Miele Capricorn S5981 with SEB 217 Power NozzelMiele Capricorn S5981 with SEB 217 Power Nozzel

Jun, 2018

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Worst vacuum cleaner I have ever owned.


Having owned a Hoover with a power head and then a Wertheim with a power head, which were fabulous cleaners, when we were in the market for a new cleaner, we were advised by the salesman to go with Miele. Having paid about $1100.00 we thought we had...

Oct, 2014

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I hate this power head! A few hours work and its dead....and warranty non existent in australia


Machine worked great and then the blessed power head problems with the red light coming on. replaced the change... its useless... I bought Miele due to it being such a great brand, what a load of rubbish. And the dealer has said, bad luck,...

initially worked fine

power head consistent failure.

Aug, 2014

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Miele falling behind rapidly


Purchased my second Miele vacuum after my first died a slow death in 2010. The old one lasted 5 years, and this last one has just died after 3 years AND I only have a one bedroom house! Company purchased from has gone bust in Townsville (of course) so...

Prior good name, prior good reviews, good ergonomics of the machine.

Exhorbitant cost for lessening life of their products in general. Miele - pick up your game.

Oct, 2013

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Miele model 5981 plus hepa filter vaccuum cleaner RRP $999


After experiencing total disappointment with 2 dyson vaccuum cleaners, I decided to try Miele, as I have their brand of washing machine. And it is by far my favourite appliance in my household. I am extrememly fussy , and having an old dog that sheds a...

It is extremely quiet, very efficient and actually sucks up all the dirt, dog hair etc. The carpet actually feels clean for the first time since moving to where I live.

It is heavier than a dyson, but this is something I can easily deal with , as the machine works so well. And I can now hear the phone ringing, whereas with a noisy Dyson.. Impossible.

Apr, 2012

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I don't see no fuss


Love how it has different options of vacuuming. Suction is great picks up even the tiniest pieces. Long cord. Light to grab. Blue colour not pretty but there are other colours you can choose from. Really easy to vacuum with this model.

The vacuum bag is fantastic takes alot

Pulling effect

Jan, 2012

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Broke down after 4 months.


Purchased this near top of range vacuum cleaner from Harvey Norman in April 2011. Broke down on the 18/09/11. called harvey norman ad they washed their hands off it. Asked to take machine to Seven Hills to a service agent.Miele has a service office in...

Good machine but failed only after 4 months.

Bad warranty service.Would have expected a far better service from mile.

Sep, 2011

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Somewhat disappointing


Great, at first as it replaced a Dyson. Engine blew up in the first month. It was changed without a problem. I said to the repairer are these as good as people say. He said they were and our problem was a one off. We have had no problems since. I am...

Does a fair job on our carpets

For what it is I probably expected more especially because we bought the powerhead model.

Jun, 2011

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Great vacuum. Its really good on all flooring types. Large dust bags, excellent HEPA filter. Only a few things bug me about this machine. 1. Hose doesn't spin at both ends, so times it nearly kinks - nothing major, but a bit of a pain 2. Cost of...

Quiet. Excellent suction power. Powerhead cleans carpet well. Comes with standard floor tool. Remote on handle. Onboard Tool storage

Hose doesn't spin 360degrees at both ends, only near the handle - cost of replacement parts

Feb, 2011

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We have 2 cats that shed fur constantly and our carpet is a very high, thick, plush pile, throughout a brand new 50sq home. This vacuum cleaner is the best I have ever used. Not only does it pick up absolutely everything, especially the pet hair, it...

Comfort Handle makes vacuuming so easy with the controls on the handle. Takes the pain and pressure of your back. Extra long power cord (9m) is very handy. Quieter than any other vac. The rotary power head is well worth the extra money. Perfect for...

None that I have encountered.

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


Color of product:Blue
Dust capacity:4.5
Flexible hose: Yes

Energy Management

Maximum input power:2200
Variable power: Yes


Automatic cord rewinder: Yes
Dust bag full indicator: Yes
Power control:Electronic

Other Features

Telescopic tube: Yes

Packaging Content

Brush tool: Yes
Crevice tool: Yes
Floor nozzle: Yes
Hard floor brush:Y
Upholstery nozzle included: Yes


Cleaning type:Dry
Operating radius:393.7
Vacuum air filtering:HEPA
Vacuum cleaner air filtering:HEPA


Maximum input power:2200
Variable power:Y