Dyson is a household name when it comes to vacuums. Dyson really knows how to make deep cleaning as effortless as possible from features such as easy bagless emptying, cyclonic suction, swivelling heads and cordless machines.
No matter what Dyson vacuum cleaner you pick, it's almost a guarantee that it will be high-performance, built to last and engineered with intelligent technology that’ll help you tackle tasks and chores. However, if you are looking to upgrade and find a newer model, we have picked out the best Dyson vacuums in 2022, to spare you research time.
What sets a Dyson apart from other vacuum cleaner brands?
One of the winning features of Dyson vacuum cleaners is that they are bagless and use "cyclonic separation" technology to remove dust particulates from the air, making it the perfect appliance for allergy sufferers. Every model includes these features, whether it's an upright, handheld, robot or cylinder vacuum.
What to consider when purchasing a Dyson vacuum
Some models such as the Absolute range come with extra attachments like detachable heads, a narrower head for vacuuming the stairs, a slimmer head for fitting in tight corners and a handheld add-on for cars.
If you would prefer a cordless vacuum, be sure to check the battery life for each cleaning session. Dyson cordless vacuums come with a docking station that usually takes around three hours to charge. Some models have a run time of up to 60 minutes. However, if you would prefer a more conventional vacuum that plugs into the wall, ensure you check how long the cord is first.
There is a selection of sub-categories to look at. In this list, we have included Dyson Animal - which is catered for pet owners, Dyson Absolute - models with the highest specifications and usually with the most attachments and Dyson Trigger - a handheld model.
With that in mind, let's take a look at the best Dyson vacuums in 2022 for all your deep cleaning desires.
The best Dyson vacuums 2022
This top of the range Dyson vacuum cleaner has all the features you need for the deepest cleaning. The V15 Detect Absolute Cordless Vacuum Cleaner makes light work of cleaning with a sensor that measures dust particles and automatically increases the suction power so you can be sure all the dirt and dust is gone.
Not only is it cordless, but it has a powerful battery allowing you to clean your home in one go. The machine goes 15 minutes on max mode compared to the previous models such as the V11’s nine minutes runtime.
In terms of performance, the V15 has a smooth glide, lightweight design, a sensitive trigger and innovative features such as a sensor where you can see how much of different particle types have been lifted from your floors - all displayed on the LCD screen.
Its high torque cleaner head monitors and adapts the power required on carpets for in-depth cleaning - ideal for pet owners and allergy sufferers. Absolute models come with many add-ons and features to get the job done efficiently.
Capacity: 0.76 litres
Run time: 60 minutes
Product contains: Dyson V15 Detect Absolute Cordless Vacuum Cleaner, Torque Drive cleaner head (anti-tangle), laser slim fluffy cleaner head, hair screw tool, quick-release mini soft dusting brush, crevice tool, combination tool, docking station, wand clip and a charger.
Pros: Easy handling, good battery life and dirt detection
Cons: Small brush head
Review: "Very quiet compared to previous cordless. It is easy to empty, with plenty of add-ins for cleaning around the house. Does pull a lot of hair out of the carpet. Very good on hard floors."
The V10 cordless vacuum has many excellent features such as a 'point and shoot' hygienic bin emptying, whole-system filtration, three power modes and a drop-in docking station. This vacuum is also very versatile for cleaning and can be switched into a handheld cleaner, helping you clean those awkward spots on top of cupboards and around skirting boards.
The battery lasts up to 60 minutes, so you can get a good cleaning session in and then you can keep it on the docking station ready for its next use. Plus, the V10 only needs 3.5 hours to fully charge.
Power: 29.4 V
Weight: 2.58 kg
Capacity: 0.76 litres
Run time: 60 minutes
Product contents: Dyson V10 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner, direct-drive brushed cleaner-head, large post-motor filter x 2, wand, combination tool, crevice tool, wall docking, mini motorhead, charger and soft dusting brush
Pros: Very agile and lightweight, easy to keep clean with no bags.
Cons: Trigger a bit uncomfortable
Review: "Well, the V10 Absolute doesn't disappoint. While it's weird to get used to holding this tiny piece of machinery, it really does an amazing job. I vacuumed with my Dyson floor vacuum first and then with the V10; it was incredible how much dog fur it still picked up! I was pretty grossed out, to be honest, to think I lived in this atmosphere for this long "thinking" it was clean is amazing!"
The Dyson V8 Animal cord-free vacuum easily cleans carpets and hard floors and under furniture with no need to bend down. Using advanced cyclone technology, the vacuum delivers robust and consistent suction from start to finish with no loss of suction.
This vacuum is very versatile with a handheld vacuum to clean your stairs and car. The 'Reach under tool' twists and locks into place for effortless cleaning under the sofa and other furniture.
In terms of battery, the V8 Animal has 40 minutes of fade-free suction and a drop in docking station that will recharge your vacuum until its next use.
There is no need to touch the dirt – just push the button to release it into your bin. Perfect for allergy or asthma sufferers. The advanced whole-machine filtration captures allergens and expels cleaner air back into the room.
Weight: 2.6 kg
Capacity: 0.54 litres
Run time: up to 40 minutes
Power: 21.6 V
Product contents: Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Vacuum Cleaner, Direct-drive cleaner head, combination tool, crevice tool, mini motorised tool, instruction manual, docking station and charger.
Pros: Powerful suction, number of available attachments and sleek design
Cons: Only seven minutes of battery life on high mode
Review: "Wish I had bought one of these years ago. Makes cleaning so much easier. Highly recommended."
Dyson Ball Animal 2 Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner
The best Dyson vacuum for suction and tight spaces
The Dyson Ball Animal 2 is one of the most powerful upright vacuums on the market and can navigate around furniture at ease with Dyson Ball technology. The handle reaches tough areas from floor to ceiling and delivers a powerful function, perfect for vacuuming pesky pet hair and stubborn dirt.
Designed for pet owners in mind, this vacuum is fit for deep cleaning and homes with pets. The varying suction control provides three modes to get rid of dirt - even embedded pet hair doesn't stand a chance.
Unlike other options on this list, the Animal 2 is not cordless, with a 10.8m cord. If you prefer not to have a docking station, this conventional vacuum would be a good pick.
Capacity: 1.8 litres.
Power: 28 kWh
Cord length: 10.8 m
Pros: Powerful suction and good cleaning performance
Product contents: Dyson Ball Animal 2 Upright Bagless Vacuum Cleaner, stair tool, combination tool, tangle-free turbine and carbon fibre turbine tool.
Review: "It feels robust and sturdy. I like that I can carry more onboard tools with it; again, this was a function of the older machines not present on the newer models. The pivoting wand tool and mini floor cleaner tool are really nifty features which bring added functionality and ease of use."
"So far, I am really in love with my new machine. I would also like to add that I have found Dyson's customer service and guarantee in their products second to none, and it's another reason why I would choose Dyson over other brands."
If you are looking for a powerful tool to clean stairs, cars, and tough to reach places, then the Dyson V7 Trigger will help you eliminate all crumbs in your car.
With a runtime of 30 minutes, you will be able to finish doing the stairs and car with ease. Plus, for those areas that are tricky to clean up dust and debris like corners and edges and between furniture, the V7 Trigger comes fitted with max mode for six minutes of extra power and a special crevice tool that allows you to get to those more stubborn areas.
When you are vacuuming, simply push one button to unload the dirt and dust to keep mess to a minimum - ideal for allergy sufferers.
Power: 21.6 V
Weight: 1.7 kg
Capacity: 0.54 litres
Run time: 30 minutes
Product contains: Dyson V7 Trigger Handheld Vacuum Cleaner, crevice tool, combination tool and mini motorised tool
Pros: Light, powerful and great for cars and stairs
Cons: On the heavy side
Review: "I've used this product a lot for commercial work, and it's been fantastic. Perfect for the stairs and the car. Makes light work of both jobs."