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alaScore 86

197 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability are also appreciated, but 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 U88-AM-B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 190 user reviews of VAX U88-AM-B from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Vacuum Cleaners on

usability, price, size, design


88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vax U88-AM-B Air3 Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vax U88-AM-B Air³ Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner

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OK, Not good for stairs


I recently brought this hoover due to it being on offer and have felt really disappointed with it compared to a dyson. First off when I got it the instructions where minimal and so I struggled to get started and learn how the handle comes off and how...

Goes around corners and under things easially

not good for stairs and gets blocked easially

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Vax U88-AM-B Air 3 - A new dimension in vacuum


I currently live with my 76 year old mother and she is not in the best of health but does try and stay active. Along with myself I have my wife and 3 young kids aged between 9 months and 8 years old. So you can imagine the mess that is created several...

Stylish, lightweight and good suction

Short hose for stairs and awkward corners - accessory positioning keeps falling off


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Super Duper Vacuum Cleaner


I am really happy with the Vax U88-AMM-P Air 3 pets bagless vacuum cleaner. It is very powerful and easy to handle. It can bend and I can get round all the furniture easily. I has a really large dust container and can go for a long time before I need...

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Great Suction Power


Vax Air3 is extremely lightweight, very little and so easy to manoeuvre around and its performance is incredible. The suction power is great, and my carpets look amazing when vacuumed. It is simple to empty and the handle with the attachments makes a...

great suction

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Amazing suction


This is my first ever time of owning an upright vacuum, and I must say over all I am very impressed. The suction is absolutely brilliant, I have a very deep pile rug, which usually I can only clean properly the old fashioned way, by taking it outside...

great suction, 6 year garauntee

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