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Miele Complete C3

Miele Complete C3
alaScore 95

736 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 736 reviews of Miele Complete C3. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the price.

usability, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Miele Complete C3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Richard Stevenson (

Miele Complete C3 Total Solution Allergy PowerLine


Miele's C3 vacuum cleaner range comprises seven individual bagged cylinder models, ranging from £200 to £600, with each offering a specific unique feature. To give this model its full title, this is the (takes deep breath) Miele Complete C3 Total...

Outstanding dust filtration ; Good all-round cleaning ; Great tools and floorheads ; Quiet

Cable could be a longer ; Air-powered Turbohead

Feb, 2015

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Miele Complete C3 Allergy PowerLine review

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If you're prone to airborne allergies a bagged vacuum cleaner like the Miele Complete C3 Allergy Powerline could be a good idea, as we've found that disposing of bags creates less dust than emptying a typical bagless vacuum cleaner. This model also has...

Mar, 2018

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Miele Complete C3 Total Solution PowerLine review

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The Miele Complete C3 Total Solution Powerline bagged cylinder vacuum cleaner is the premium model in the C3 range, and has a price to match. But it comes with plenty of accessories to help you clean everything from carpets covered in pet hair to a...

Mar, 2018

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Miele Complete C3 Cat & Dog Powerline, 900W review

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The Miele Complete C3 Cat & Dog Powerline doesn't come cheap, but pet owners will find plenty of accessories to help them clean animal fur from carpets and furniture. This is the 900W energy-label compliant version of the Miele machine. We've tested it...

Oct, 2017

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Miele Complete C3 Total Solution PowerLine SGFE1 review

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The Miele Complete C3 Total Solution PowerLine SGFE1 is a cylinder vacuum cleaner which, according to its manufacturer, has 'unique premium features for the most discerning'. Fine words - but can it live up to them? Read our review to find out whether...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Nigel Russco (

Miele Complete C3 Marin Review


The Complete C3 Marin bagged canister vacuum is made in Germany and is one of Miele's top-end machines . It has a host of features and can handle most any floor type. It includes two floorheads: The Electro Premium Floorhead and the Parquet Twister...

- Powered floorhead is effective on low/medium/high pile carpet ; - Includes parquet floorhead for smooth flooring ; - Both floorheads maneuver well (swivel steering) ; - Effective on both cat and dog hair ; - High quality air filtration ; - Canister...

- Powered floorhead is heavy for some folks ; - Expensive machine ; - Some reports that it clogs easily ; - Dust bags are not cheap

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Nigel Russco (

Miele Complete C3 Calima Vacuum Review


The Miele Complete C3 Calima is an introductory-level C3 canister vacuum. However the C3's are the top end of Miele's canister stable so there are still plenty of great features on this machine. The Calima includes 2 cleaner heads – one specially...

- Made in Germany ; - Retractable power cord ; - Very quiet ; - Feels well-built ; - Top-notch air filtration capabilities ; - Cheerful bright yellow color ; - Plenty of suction ; - Great on hard surfaces

- Hose is a little short, especially for overhead cleaning ; - Expensive ; - Not a good fit for medium or deep pile carpet ; - No power on/off controls on handle

May, 2018

Expert review by : Nigel Russco (

Miele Complete C3 Soft Carpet


This mid-range Miele canister vacuum is getting top-notch reviews and ratings from owners . It is hard to find much in the way of faults with this machine. It is capable of handling low, medium, deep pile and soft/plush carpet as well as bare floors,...

- Expensive ; - Cleaner head is a bit heavy and large

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Nigel Russco (

Miele Complete C3 Cat & Dog Canister Vacuum


The Miele Complete C3 Cat & Dog Canister Vacuum Cleaner gets excellent ratings and reviews from owners. It is also an attractive, well-built machine . Consumers praise the unit's quiet operation, ability to pick up pet hair, strong suction and robust...

- Quiet ; - Quality fit and finish ; - No dust escapes when removing the bag ; - Very good at picking up pet hair ; - Long warranty ; - Strong suction ; - Leaves air smelling fresh and clean

- Carpet tool is heavy ; - Both vacuum and consumables are pricey

Apr, 2016

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Miele Complete C3 Allergy (SGJP3) (Staubsauger)


Der Staubsauger Miele Complete C3 Allergy (SGJP3) konnte uns weitgehend überzeugen und liegt im Test auf gutem Niveau. Im Testlabor offenbart unser Testkandidat Stärken in den Kategorien Stromverbrauch, Handhabung, Staubaufnahme und Ausstattung. Ein...

Niedriger Stromverbrauch ; Gute Staubaufnahme

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Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black, Red / Blue / Bronze / Brown, Silver / Green / Grey / Red / White
Cordless: No
Dust Capacity:4.5
Dust container type:Dust bag
Electronic on/off switch: Yes
Flexible hose: Yes
Motor protection filter:Y / Yes
Tube lock type:Click
Tube material:Stainless steel
Tube type:Telescopic
Type:Cylinder / Cylinder vacuum / Drum vacuum


Automatic cord rewinder: Yes
Bumper guard:Y
Carrying handle(s): Yes
Control type:Buttons
Cord clip:Y
Cord Length:7.5
Cord storage:Y / Yes
Dust bag full indicator: Yes
Handgrip accessory storage: Yes
Handles quantity:1
On/off switch: Yes
Park/storage assist:Y / Yes
Power control:Electronic / Mechanical

Packaging Content

Brush tool: Yes
Cleaning brush: Yes
Crevice tool: Yes
Hard floor brush:Y / Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of nozzles:3
Parquet brush: Yes
Turbo brush: Yes
Upholstery nozzle included: Yes


Carpet cleaning performance class:B / C / D
Cleaning surfaces:Carpet, Hard floor
Cleaning type:Dry
Dirt separating method:Filtering
Dust re-emission class:A / B
Hard floor cleaning performance class:A / C / D
HEPA class:HEPA 13
Noise Level:69 / 72 / 73 / 74 / 75 / 76
Operating radius:11
Proper use:Home
Silent mode: Yes
Vacuum air filtering:HEPA / Miele Active AirClean / Miele AirClean
Vacuum cleaner air filtering:Active-air-clean / Active-air-clean, HEPA / Air-clean / Air-clean, HEPA / HEPA


Annual energy consumption:24.6 / 25.2 / 25.6 / 27.3 / 27.9 / 28 / 44.3 / 46 / 56
Energy efficiency class:A / D / F
Maximum input power:1200 / 1600 / 700 / 800
Power control:Electronic / Mechanical
Suction Power:1100 / 700
Variable power: Yes

Technical Details

Handle(s): Yes
On/off switch: Yes
Shock proof: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:32 / 59
Height :32 / 38
Width:38 / 59