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Dyson vacuums have a reputation for offering substantial suction, innovative design, and a fully-sealed system with washable filters for easy maintenance. However, Dyson’s emphasis on capturing dust and allergens is what really makes them stand out.
Dyson design manager Josh Mutlow points out that all Dyson models “are engineered with a six-layered advanced filtration system that captures the dust you can see and 99.97 percent of the microscopic elements of dust you can’t see.” The filters are designed to capture dust as small as 0.3 microns. This is an important feature to consider since you don’t want to breathe in1 what you’re vacuuming up. We put a selection of Dyson vacuum cleaners through a series of rigorous yet realistic tests in The Lab and in our homes to find out which ones are the best. We rated each cleaner’s assembly process, effectiveness, noise level, maneuverability, and emptying process.
Our favorite Dyson that’s currently available is the Dyson v8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner because it is extremely easy to store and assemble, has two powerful suction modes, and a motorized cleaning head for deep cleaning carpets and rugs.
Here, the best Dyson vacuums on the market, backed by our testing and thorough research.