Bissell 1161 vs Hoover SH40070

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Bissell 1161
vs
Hoover SH40070

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two canister vacuums – Bissell 1161 vs Hoover SH40070. Based on our rating, 1161 has the overall rating of 7 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SH40070. Both vacuums have cyclonic cleaning system. These canister vacuums are bagless.

Advantages Bissell 1161 over Hoover SH40070

  • Lower noise level, 62 dB vs 78 dB
  • You can control the amount of suction power via suction power control
  • Upholstery cleaning
  • 1161 has clean filter indicator

Advantages Hoover SH40070 over Bissell 1161

  • HEPA filter to prevent allergens and dust
  • Washable filter
  • Better motor power, 12 Amps vs 7 Amps

Common features and specifications

  • Suited for hard floors

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 27.9 x 38.1 x 55.4/12.2 x 15.5 x 21.8 (H x W x D) cm/inches for the SH40070. The weight of the 1161 is 4.1/9.1 kg/lbs, and for the SH40070 it is 6/13.2 kg/lbs.

Canister vacuum cleaners comparison chart

Overall
Bissell 1161
7
Hoover SH40070
6.8
7
6
8
6
6
4
6
9
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Common

Product

Bissell 1161
Hoover SH40070

Model

1161
SH40070

Brand

Bissell
Hoover

Reviews

0
763

Spesifications

Model number

1161
SH40070

Noise level, dB

62
78

Cleaning path width, cm/inches

27.9/11
27.9/11

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
cyclonic

Clean filter indicator

Dirt collection

Bag type

bagless
bagless

Dirt cup capacity, liters

1

Brushes

Crevice tool

Dusting brush

Upholstery tool

Other brushes

multi-surface floor brush
multi-surface floor brush

Power

Motor power, Amps

7
12

Power source

corded
corded

Power cord length, m/feet

4.9/16
5.2/17

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
27.9 x 38.1 x 55.4/12.2 x 15.5 x 21.8

Weight, kg/lbs

4.1/9.1
6/13.2
Bissell 1161
Hoover SH40070
Bissell 1161
Hoover SH40070

Canister vacuum cleaners CompareVacuumcleaner comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6.8
  • 7Bissell 1161
  • 6.8Hoover SH40070

The Bissell 1161 is better canister vacuum cleaner in this comparison. Check Bissell 1161 price