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Eureka Whirlwind Bagless Canister Review

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Updated May 2, 2023
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The Eureka Whirlwind Bagless Canister vacuum is a mid-range canister vacuum released in 2020 with the goal of providing powerful suction on carpets and hard floors. Among the best vacuum cleaners on the market today, the Whirlwind provides outstanding performance on all floor types.

A good, washable filtration system on this model is suitable for allergens, and a low-maintenance bagless design with a washable dirt compartment provides efficiency. This vacuum is quite portable, weighing just 10.8 lbs. Learn more about the Eureka Whirlwind below and check out our Eureka Groove review if you prefer a robot vacuum.

Reasons to Buy

  • Outstanding cleaning performance on all floor types
  • Excellent pet hair pickup rate
  • Low-maintenance bagless design
  • Outstanding filtration system
  • Lightweight, portable construction

Reasons to Not

  • Limited range of included tools
  • Short power cord
  • So-so build quality
  • Relatively small dirt cup

Market Context

Compared to the same brand’s similar models: The Eureka Whirlwind Bagless Canister vacuum is bagless, featuring a washable 0.6L dust cup, which is similar to the Eureka Powerspeed Lite. The Mighty Mite also has a longer 19.62-foot power cord than the 13.85-ft cord on the Whirlwind vacuum cleaner.

Compared to other brands’ similar models: The Eureka Whirlwind Bagless Canister vacuum outperforms the Shark Navigator Lift-Away Deluxe NV360 in maneuverability tests. It also performs better in cleaning tests, featuring a 99% large debris pickup rate on bare floors, which is better than the 71% rate of the NV360.

The Eureka Whirlwind Bagless Canister vacuum is much more portable, weighing 10.8 lbs compared to the 18.08-lb NaceCare HVR 200 Henry. The Henry, on the other hand, comes with a crevice tool and upholstery tool, which are missing on the Whirlwind canister vacuum.

Critic Consensus

Critics were impressed by the Eureka Whirlwind Bagless Canister vacuum, recommending it for bare floors and carpets. They were happy with its bagless canister design. Critics at People were pleased with its 0.85 kPa of suction power. Testers at Expert Reviewers established that it has a good 72.3 dBA noise rating during their experiments. Its 0.6L dirt compartment was deemed a bit small for a canister vacuum.

This model maneuvers well, and although it has a non-HEPA filter, tests revealed that it has a very good filtration system that contains allergens and small particles. Consider the Airsign HEPA vacuum review if you prefer a HEPA model. The Whirlwind canister vacuum provides impressive performance on most floor types, clearing an impressive 99% of the large debris on bare floors and 93% on low-pile carpets.

It weighs just 10.80 lbs, providing portability However, it has limited attachments, featuring just an extension wand and a soft bristle brush. Testers at Vacuum Zone were displeased by this unit’s relatively short 13.85-foot power cord.

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