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alaScore 94

197 reviews

Apr, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 reviews of VAX C88-AM-B. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the VAX C88-AM-B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 user reviews of VAX C88-AM-B from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Vacuums on Reviewers really like the design and price. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the reliability.

usability, size, price, design


81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vax C88-AM-B Air Mini Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Cylinder Vacuum CleanerVAX Air Cordless LiftVax C88-AM-B Air Mini Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (

Vax Air Revolve Pet review: The funky, new-wave vacuum cleaner


Builder's dust. If you know it well, then you know just what it can do. And having caused our previous vacuum cleaner to meet an early grave, we needed a new and powerful lil sucker to replace it.

Funky design, powerful suction, easier handling than upright

Loud with brushes active, powered head is rather large and heavy

To look at the Vax Air Revolve Pet (or Cylinder, or whatever it wants to be called, maybe even Dave if you fancy renaming it like a pet) is the funkiest looking vacuum we've seen in a long time. But it's not just about looks; the design is well thought...

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Luke Edwards (

Vax Air Cordless review


The future of cleaning, some say, is robot vacuum cleaners. But in the present and in our experience those automated robotic vacuums have still got a long way to go for the perfect clean. Until then it's all about perfecting what we do manually, which...

Lightweight, cord-free, spare battery, long life, powerful, multi-floor

Awkward wand extension with too few heads

Vax has created a near perfect cordless vacuum cleaner in its Air Cordless. It's light, easy to manoeuvre, has a long life per charge (plus two batteries) and large storage capacity with easy emptying feature. Our main moan is the lack of cleaning...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Bel1 (

DO NOT BUY this vacuum


This vacuum came from Godfreys Napier and is terrible – do not buy, it gets clogged after every use meaning that you have to empty and wash the filter (which then puts it out of action for a day + while it dry's). It does not deal with dust or hair...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Judith (



The vacuum gets clogged very easily. I only use when I have already swept floors to try and avoid clogging. Dust gets into areas you cannot get into to clean. Over heats easily. It needs emptying after approx 10 mins use. The filters need to be cleaned...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Ben (

Colonic seal issues


I bought this machine from Harvey Norman store just yesterday (24th January 2015) was happy with purchased as I got some discount. Anyway, I was really excited. Took it home, unpacked and got them all going. I realised that the cover on the side sister...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Cam (



Picked this up for $199 at Harris Scarfe. What a bargain. Does everything I want to do. Its also a lot lighter to maneuver around than the Dyson that cost 5 times more that I had been using.Great suction- you can't go wrong at this price.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Des (



Purchased from Godfreys and within short time wheel cover fell off continually. Repaired under warranty and still falls off. Will try again to have fixed before warranty expires in 3 weeks. Plastic gets very hot and has buckled hence wheel cannot lock.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: D Afford (

Waste of money


Very Very disappointing. Brought after my Dyson died after a long time of use. Brought due to being on special, and being happy with other Vax products. Cover on side constantly falls off every vacuum. My husband regularly has to pull apart due to...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: Paul (



Purchased for $300 from Godfreys 12 months ago. Looks pretty! Great for first 3 or 4 months and tolerated filter cover falling off from wheel until main filter constantly began filling with debris. Honestly, I feel the bagless is a dirty option...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: Jo (

Quite Disappointed (NZ)


I read the review before buying my cleaner from Godfreys NZ - thought surely it cant be all that bad- I was wrong. I have used it for 1 week and having issues with fine dust getting up from the cannsiter to a gap between that and the cyclones and now...

Dec, 2014