The most impressive upright, stick, and robot vacuums from the models we've tested so far.
Dyson's DC59 competes well enough as a high-end stick vac, but poor battery life and a tendency to clog with large particles hold the DC59 Motorhead back from replacing your full-size upright.
Dyson's newest stick vacuum adds a powered brush roll to help it agitate dirt and compete with uprights at fine particle pickup.
Hoover's $300 Air Cordless struggles to match the power of our favorite uprights.
If your cleaning needs are limited to dust and other small stuff, this Samsung is stellar, but plenty of other uprights deliver better performance and usability for less.
This Hoover is tough on dust and allergens.
CNET Appliances takes a look at the budget Panasonic MC-UL429 Pet-Friendly Bagless JetForce Upright Vacuum Cleaner.
A closer look at this Panasonic vacuum.
Don't dash out to buy this Dirt Devil.
The disappointing Dirt Devil Dash gets its close-up.
This vacuum cleaner is entirely worth its $300 price tag. The search for vacuum perfection is ongoing, but the Electrolux Precision Brushroll Clean gets pretty darn close.