The Best Carpet Cleaners 2017

Are you looking to buy a carpet cleaner in the UK?

We've combined product ratings from Amazon UK, Argos, John Lewis and Tesco and created a Top 5 for you to consider.

We discovered around 80 different models for sale at these trusted shops.

This report will show you established and reliable carpet cleaners, performing as expected. All based on owner rating scores.

The Best Carpet Cleaners 2017

This ratings-driven view of the market often highlights unexpected models for sale. It can also steer you away from a 'bestseller' - if ratings suggest poor performance.

Ratings in the Top 5 begin at 4.7 stars

Prices range from £150 to £240

How does it work?

We begin by building a list of carpet cleaners with more than 50 ratings. This jumps straight to established products. We can see how they've actually performed over time, according to owners.

We remove any carpet cleaners with less than a 4 star rating. We now have a list of the higher rated models, with a credible amount of opinion.

After sorting the product list by ratings, we publish this Top 5.

The Best Carpet Cleaners 2017

Make & Model Total RatingsAverage Rating£ GuideQuick view
Bissell Deep Clean 2344.8£££Argos
Vax Power Pro8404.7££Amazon
Vax Power Pro Advance8104.7££John Lewis
Bissell Power Brush2194.7£Amazon
Bissell Advanced Clean 1124.7£Argos

Total Ratings = The combined number of ratings found at Amazon UK, Argos, John Lewis and Tesco on April 10th 2017. View rating scores from each shop here. Our report criteria only considers products with more than 50 owner reviews with rating scores above 4 stars.

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Below are links out to UK stores selling these top rated carpet cleaners. There you can learn more about product features, and find today's best prices.

Feature & Review Highlights

The Bissell Deep Clean Carpet Cleaner

  • 3.7 Litre Dirty Water Tank
  • 2014 Model
  • For Carpets, Rugs and Upholstery
  • 5 Year Guarantee
  • Model : Bissell 32782
  • It works very well and did a very good job of cleaning a thick pile carpet and also carpet tiles.
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The Vax Power Pro Carpet Cleaner

  • 2.6 Litre Dirty Water Tank
  • 8 Metre Cord
  • 5 Year Guarantee
  • Model : VAX W85-PP-T
  • Just amazing. Extremely powerful and better than some I have hired.
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The Vax Power Pro Advance  Carpet Cleaner

  • 2.9 Litre Dirty Water Tank
  • 6 Year Guarantee
  • Pre-Treatment Kit
  • 9 Metre Cord
  • Model : Vax W85-PL-T
  • Really works well. Big difference afterwards, carpets really looking great!
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The Bissell Power Brush Carpet Cleaner

  • 3 Litre Clean Water Tank
  • 5 Row Dirt Lifting Brush
  • Great for Households with Pets
  • For Carpets, Rugs and Upholstery
  • Model : Bissell 44L6E
  • It cleans spills up really well and the carpet dries quickly after use. Well worth every penny!
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The Bissell Advanced Clean Carpet Cleaner

  • 2.8 Litre Clean Water Tank
  • Dirt Lifter Power Brushes
  • Edge Sweep Brushes
  • 7m Hose
  • Model : Bissell 44L68
  • “I am very impressed with this cleaner and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for one that does as good a job, maybe better, as one that you hire. “
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Market Insight

We have reported on the best consumer carpet cleaners each year since 2015. Our 2017 report sees a small change from last year.

Once again, it was Bissel and Vax who scored the best – even with other models that didn’t make our Top 5.

This is a very high scoring sector with regards to customer ratings. We saw a lot of carpet cleaners with combined scores of 4.6.

Similarities in product names and styling, means this is not the easiest market for the consumer to navigate. It is often a case of having to dig down in the carpet cleaner specifications. This can reveal subtle differences in cleaner capacity or cord length.

In our 2017 best carpet cleaner report, we see one Bissell cleaner replaced by a different model, the 44L68. The rest of the cleaners are the same as 2016. All are worthy of your consideration if you are shopping for a reliable carpet cleaner.

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