The best vacuum cleaners 2020: 10 best vacuums from Dyson to Shark

Cordless, corded, hand-held, stick, robot, wet & dry… there are more types of vacuum cleaner available than you can shake a crevice tool at. We’ve been busy testing some of the very best vacuum cleaner designs from the biggest floorcare brands to see which models offer the best performance, reliability and value.

Our regularly updated guide to the best cleaning machines continues to get progressively more cordless-heavy too. Modern cordless cleaners running on high-power, high-capacity lithium batteries are getting to be just as effective as corded models and often more so.