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Miele Complete C3 EcoLine – Comparison Test • Vacuum cleaner with bag

Class Evaluation (% share overall score)

GOOD (1.59)
Operation / handling (45%)
GOOD (1:51)
Power / EU characteristics (40%)
VERY GOOD (1.33)
Equipment / Accessories (5%)
VERY GOOD (1.30)
Amazon data (10%)

advantages and disadvantages

Plus points

    • Energy efficiency class A
    • Dust Emission Class B
    • Large operating range
    • low volume
    • Detailed Operating Instructions


    • Carpet Cleaning class D

Functions / Features

  • Weight (kg): 5.4 Kg
  • Energy efficiency class: A
  • Annual power consumption: 27,7 kWh
  • Dust Emission Class A to G: B
  • Carpet Cleaning Class A to G: D
  • Hard floor cleaning Class A to G: B
  • Dust filter: H13
  • Dust Bag Volume: 4.5 liters
  • Range: 11 meters
  • telescopic tube
  • Volume: 75 dB (A)
  • integrated accessories
  • Double Park feature
  • Operating Instructions: ++
  • Manufacturer: Miele
category A Total Score Score / points
Operation / handling 45% Note 1:59
Weight (Kg) 5.4 Kg  50.00
Anther volume 4.5 liters  45.65
radius 11 meters  66.67
telescopic tube  + 100.00
volume 75 dB (A)  30.77
integrated accessories  + 100.00
Double Park feature  + 100.00
Total points 493.09 (700)
Power / EU characteristics 40% Note 1:51
Energy efficiency class A 100.00
Annual electricity consumption 27.7 kWh  81.67
Dust Emission Class A to G B  83.33
Carpet Cleaning Class A to G D  50.00
Hard floor cleaning classes A to G B  83.33
Dust filter H13  50.00
Total points 448.33 (600)
Equipment / Accessories 5% Note 1:33
instruction manual ++ 100.00
equipment  66.67
Total points 166.67 (200)
Amazon data 10% Note 1:30
Amazon valuation 4.7  85.00
Total points  85.00 (100)
Properties without rating

Miele Vacuums are sold for decades with great success. More specifically, since 1927 , so for almost 90 years. In this long period, the devices have naturally evolved tremendously, but one thing has remained the same: the manufacturer’s claim, possible durable and technologically advanced home appliances for sale.

So you test for Miele vacuum cleaners, for example on a life of 20 years (with an average use of 45 minutes per week with a maximum suction power). And the suction tubes are in laboratory 120,000 times turned, bent and stretched with a 5 kg load.Since one has to scramble to kaputtzukriegen such a hose.

Also the Miele Complete C3 EcoLine is a household helper, which is designed for long life. But as the name Ecoline suggests, is one of these vacuum cleaners in particular to a new generation of energy-efficient household appliances. On this important point, we go later in the section Filter and environmental characteristics in.

But first, let’s look at its features and the included accessories in detail:

    • The on / off switch , the push button for automatic cable rewind and the two buttons ( “+” or “-“) for the electronic suction power can all be conveniently operated with the foot – the easy on the back, because everything in walking upright can do. The graphic symbols between the two buttons “+” and “-” show case for which material, the currently selected power level is optimal.The extension cable can be pulled out to 7.5 meters, the radius of action overall is 12 meters.
    • The precious metal telescopic tube consists of two nested tubular parts, which can be adjusted by means of an adjustment knob to the desired length.
    • The following accessories are shipped with:
        • The standard floor nozzle SBD 290-3 can be switched on carpet in a simple manner of hard.
      • A crevice a upholstery and a suction brush are also included, but they are not (as with many other vacuum cleaners) attached to the pipe clip, but are well stored in the integrated storage compartment.
    • the average volume is 75 dB (A) (more on this in the next section ).
  • The user manual of this vacuum cleaner is kept in great detail and provided with numerous photos and drawings, which Miele has done well.

Miele vacuum cleaner

The Miele Complete C3 Ecoline weighs 5.4 Kg and has an operating range of 11 meters.

The package includes in addition to the standard floor nozzle, crevice and upholstery tool and a dusting brush. The latter are space-saving manner in the integrated accessory compartment.

By the way, which is automatic cable rewind exposed to a Miele typical stress test: the power cord are on the test benches of the manufacturer more than 10,000 times unwound and rewound. Like all other components of this vacuum cleaner is therefore also the cord storage facility designed for 20 years of service life!

To mention finally remains the Park System : this allows a comfortable switching off the vacuum cleaner, both vertically and horizontally.

The sound pressure level of the Miele Complete C3 EcoLine is 75 dB (A) and can therefore be described as “relatively quiet”.Below, we take another look at its filter and the further characterizing environmental characteristics:

    • In the energy efficiency (A to G) of the Miele Complete C3 EcoLine is in the highest class (A), its average annual energy consumption is 27.7 kWh. Both values together justify adding “Ecoline” in the product of this vacuum cleaner.
  • Similar to the energy efficiency is the Miele vacuum cleaner in the dust emission thanks to its AirClean filter in the second most accessible Class B. The replacement of this filter makes one of the manufacturers very simple: it is namely each new package of documents authorizing Miele Complete C3 EcoLine anthers ( type “HyClean GN”), a new filter at AirClean. Den you need then only to use the procedure is well described and easily in the user manual.For the motor protection filter applies exactly the same: each pack Miele dust bag is also a new motor filter. If necessary, these can therefore – similar to the AirClean filter – according to the instructions in the User’s use.

On / off switch and the button for the automatic. Cable rewind can – without having to bend down – are easily reached by foot.

The filter change is described in detail and easy to perform.

The anthers of Complete C3 EcoLine has a capacity of 4.5 liters . If it is full, the lights below the opening for the suction Bag full display in red. You can then push a new bag on the mount.

And because security at Miele appliances enjoys a high status, has the Complete C3 EcoLine a so-called. ” Idle mode lock ” that prevents the closing of the dust chamber cover, if there is no dust bag is inserted.

Since September 1, 2014, all newly sold vacuum cleaners have with the EU energy label be marked. In the previous section we have already pointed out in the environmental characteristics on the volume and the dust emission class. Here are now once again all the values of the EU energy label:

  • Energy efficiency class: A
  • Volume: 75 dB (A)
  • Average annual energy consumption: 27.7 kWh
  • Dust emission class: B
  • Carpet Cleaning Class: D
  • Hard floor cleaning class: B


Without Suction the Miele Complete C3 EcoLine weighs around 5.4 kg and is supplied with crevice nozzle and a suction brush. He is with its 700 watt output moreover very easy to use a real “power saver” in the household and.

When efficiency on carpets of Complete C3 EcoLine is only in the middle, its performance is still have room for improvement in this discipline.

We summarize briefly the essential characteristics of the Miele Complete C3 EcoLine together:

  • Bag capacity: 4.5 liters,
  • Operating radius: 11 meters,
  • Extension Cable: 7.5 meters,
  • Energy efficiency class: A,
  • Dust Emission Class B,
  • Volume 75 dB (A),
  • Accessories: crevice nozzle, upholstery nozzle, dust brush
  • AirClean filter.

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