Bissell 1161 vs Kenmore Elite 21814

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Bissell 1161
vs
Kenmore Elite 21814

Bissell 1161 vs Kenmore Elite 21814 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, 1161 has the overall rating of 7 out of 10 versus 8.8 for Elite 21814. Difference between two canister vacuums is the cleaning system, which is cyclonic for the 1161 and multi-level for the Elite 21814. 1161 is bagless and Elite 21814 is bagged.

Advantages Bissell 1161 over Kenmore Elite 21814

  • 1161 has clean filter indicator

Advantages Kenmore Elite 21814 over Bissell 1161

  • Elite 21814 has full bag indicator
  • Kenmore Elite 21814 works better on hardwood floors
  • HEPA filter to prevent allergens and dust
  • Washable filter
  • Upholstery tool included
  • Better motor power, 12 Amps vs 7 Amps

Common features and specifications

  • Suction power control
  • Suited for hard floors
  • Upholstery vacuum cleaning

Dimensions

A noticeable difference between two models is the size, which is 25.4 x 33 x 20.3/10.7 x 13.2 x 8.7 (H x W x D) cm/inches for the 1161 and 70.6 x 45.4 x 35.5/27.8 x 17.9 x 14 (H x W x D) cm/inches for the Elite 21814. The weight of the 1161 is 4.1/9.1 kg/lbs, and for the Elite 21814 it is 13.4/29.6 kg/lbs.

Canister vacuum cleaners comparison chart

Overall
Bissell 1161
7
Kenmore Elite 21814
8.8
7
7
8
10
6
8
6
10
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Common

Product

Bissell 1161
Kenmore Elite 21814

Model

1161
Elite 21814

Brand

Bissell
Kenmore

Reviews

1333
12

Spesifications

Model number

1161
21814

Noise level, dB

62

Cleaning path width, cm/inches

27.9/11
35.6/14

Carry handle

Features

Cleaning method

dry
dry

Full bag indicator

Suction power control

Telescopic wand

Automatic cord rewind

Surfaces

Carpet

Hard floor

Stairs

Upholstery

Hardwood

Filtration

HEPA

Washable filter

Cleaning system

cyclonic
multi-level

Clean filter indicator

Dirt collection

Bag type

bagless
bagged

Dirt cup capacity, liters

1

Brushes

Crevice tool

Dusting brush

Upholstery tool

Other brushes

multi-surface floor brush
multi-surface floor brush, pet PowerMate

Power

Motor power, Amps

7
12

Power source

corded
corded

Power cord length, m/feet

4.9/16
7.9/26

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions (H x W x D), cm/inches

25.4 x 33 x 20.3/10.7 x 13.2 x 8.7
70.6 x 45.4 x 35.5/27.8 x 17.9 x 14

Weight, kg/lbs

4.1/9.1
13.4/29.6
Bissell 1161
Kenmore Elite 21814
Bissell 1161
Kenmore Elite 21814

Canister vacuum cleaners CompareVacuumcleaner comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 8.8
  • 7Bissell 1161
  • 8.8Kenmore Elite 21814

The Kenmore Elite 21814 is better canister vacuum cleaner in this comparison. Check Kenmore Elite 21814 price

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