The Bissell Bolt Ion is a bad vacuum. It costs a reasonable $180, but it's such an ineffective pain that I wouldn't recommend it at any price point.
The most impressive upright, stick, and robot vacuums from the models we've tested so far.
The Black & Decker Lithium Vacuum is mediocre and tedious to use. It needs to be better than that to be worth its $300 price point.
Black & Decker's newest stick vacs promise lots of suction and long lasting power.
The Hoover Linx isn't fancy, but it will clean your floors better than most of the other stick models we tested. Combine that with its reasonable price and you have one of our favorite vacuums to date.
The DC41's design disappointed us, and the Ball Allergy's isn't any better. Despite the strong performance scores, this pricey Dyson is still difficult to recommend.
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.
With a new stick vac on the way, Dyson gives new names and new prices to older models.
The BotVac's design diverges a bit from Neato's classic XV line.
Technically Incorrect: Don't sleep on your apartment floor. Your robot vacuum cleaner might mistake you for dirt, as one Korean woman found.
The new partnership puts printable vacuum upgrades on MakerBot's "Thingiverse" design database.