Dyson V8 Bagless Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

Last updated: July 18, 2023


This cordless vacuum is a great choice because of its long battery life — a total of 40 minutes — and its suction capability on carpet, hardwoods and when dealing with pet hair.

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

Key Takeaway: No matter how big the mess, this cordless vacuum can get the job done.

In our analysis of 84 expert reviews, the V8 Bagless Cordless Vacuum Cleaner placed 5th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Lightweight and versatile, with up to 40 minutes of fade-free power. Powered by the Dyson digital motor V8. Quickly transforms to a handheld vacuum, to clean all around your home and car.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Dyson V8 is one pricey cordless. It’s also extremely lightweight and pretty powerful for a cordless.
Dyson V8 battery will now last up to 40 minutes, a significant improvement on the V6's 20 minutes.
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As exhaust air on the V8 is now directed in two jets out to the left and right of the cleaner,the high-efficiency filtration means it is only air, though, as particles down to as small as 0.3 microns are captured by the filters.
Offers a long 40-minute battery life and it's perfect for spot cleaning.
The Dyson V8 Absolute is the best cordless vacuum overall. It’s essentially the same vacuum as the V7, with a little more suction.
The V8 almost overwhelms with the number of attachments: powered brush head that's designed for hardwood floors, a motorized upholstery brush, a soft brush for hardwood, a combination upholstery/bare floor tool, a crevice tool, and a soft dusting brush.

What reviewers didn't like

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.
Dyson V8 Absolute is double price of competitors
Dyson V8 is one pricey cordless
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Dyson V8 is pricey.
Dyson V8 is expensive
It is a great machine, though the price is way steep.
The price is way steep.
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