An affordable canister vacuum is always a good option to consider, so Bissell 1161 vs Kenmore Elite 81714 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, 1161 has the overall rating of 7 out of 10 versus 7.2 for Elite 81714. Difference between two canister vacuums is the cleaning system, which is cyclonic for the 1161 and multi-level for the Elite 81714. 1161 is bagless and Elite 81714 is bagged.
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 71.1 x 48.3 x 32.8/28 x 19 x 12.3 (H x W x D) cm/inches for the Elite 81714. The weight of the 1161 is 4.1/9.1 kg/lbs, and for the Elite 81714 it is 13/28.6 kg/lbs.
The Kenmore Elite 81714 is better canister vacuum cleaner in this comparison. Check Kenmore Elite 81714 price