Dyson V11 Battery Powered Cordless Stick Vacuum

Last updated: August 5, 2023


This machine is super lightweight and easy to maneuver, but you wind up trading in features and a capacity to hold dirt, dust and more for that ease and versatility. So, you'll just have to consider which matters more to you in the end.

We looked at the top Cordless Vacuums and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Cordless Vacuum you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 84 expert reviews, the Dyson V11 Battery Powered Cordless Stick Vacuum placed 12th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Dyson V6 Motorhead cordless vacuum has an overall cleaning performance that beats most full-size corded vacuums – without the hassle of a cord. Compared to the upright market, the Dyson V6 Motorhead vacuum has one of the highest geometric average pickup performances, dust loaded, when hard floor, creviced hard floor, and carpet results are combined. Its Direct-drive cleaner head provides 75% more power on carpets than the Dyson V6 vacuum.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Light and easy to handle one-handed.
The Dyson v6 performs well and maneuvers easily.
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It cleans both carpet and hardwood.
Users found the Dyson V6 Absolute worked well for pet hair pickup.
The Dyson V6 cordless has two levels of suction power.
It's light weight at just 4.5 lbs.
We debated keeping the Dyson V6 as our main pick instead of the V7...We’d pay extra to get the V7 instead of the V6 because it’s quieter, the dustbin is easier to empty, and the battery lasts about 10 minutes longer.
Very good at picking up debris on bare floors.

What reviewers didn't like

Small dust capacity.
With only one attachment, the v6 is now feature-poor.
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It has a short battery life.
Some also found it a little more difficult to push on carpeting than on tile or hardwood floors.
The motorized brushroll has a tendency to fling lighter debris around.
Not intended for heavy duty cleaning.
Survey data we published reveals that Dyson stick vacuums break at a higher rate than those of any other brand in our tests, pushing them to the bottom tier of our predicted reliability ratings.
Have to hold power button constantly during operation.
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