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80
$600
Editors' Choice Award
While this product excelled in all of our tests and is undeniably the top performer when it comes to stick vacuums, the V10 is incredibly pricey
78
$360
Editors' Choice Award
For those that want the best of the best when it comes to these products, the Shark IONFlex is the clear choice overall
77
$500
The V8 by Dyson is an exceptional cordless vacuum that cleans great but might clean out your wallet
75
$300
Editors' Choice Award
The Rocket is the top product that you can get with unmatched cleaning power
72
$599
While the V11 does have some innovative features, its second-tier hard floor cleaning performance held it back from an award
70
$163
If you mainly need to clean up quick messes on hard floors, then the PowerPlush is a great budget-conscious option
67
$110
While it fell flat at cleaning hard floors, it delivered a respectable performance in the remainder of our tests
65
$120
Best Buy Award
For those that want the best value stick vacuum, look no further than the Deik
61
$210
This cordless stick vacuum scored quite well in our tests, but doesn't quite have the performance or value to win an award
58
$120
Doing a solid job at cleaning both hard and soft floors, the Shark Navigator is a fantastic value option
56
$150
This prototypical cordless stick vacuum does an acceptable job at cleaning up light messes, but doesn't distinguish itself as a top model or great value
52
$165
The Hoover Linx cost a bit more than models that outperformed it in every metric
48
$40
While it does an acceptable job cleaning at an economical price, there are plenty of other models that are less of a hassle to use
42
$30
The Dirt Devil definitely wasn't our favorite vacuum, with its main merit being its exceptionally low price