We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two canister vacuums – Kenmore 81614 vs Hoover SH40070. Based on our rating, 81614 has the overall rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SH40070. Difference between two canister vacuums is the cleaning system, which is multi-level for the 81614 and cyclonic for the SH40070. 81614 is bagged and SH40070 is bagless.
A noticeable difference between two models is the size, which is 79 x 41.1 x 35/27.9 x 16.2 x 13.8 (H x W x D) cm/inches for the 81614 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 81614 is 10.3/22.6 kg/lbs, and for the SH40070 it is 6/13.2 kg/lbs.