Best Shop Vacuums Models 2017/2016 And List By Brand


Peak horse power (HP) is far from being the only thing that matters when choosing Shop vacuums.Other factors such as Air flow and Amps are also important in how much power shop vacuums will deliver. Let Alphachooser sort things out for you and compare each model based on their specifications and features.

As of January 2017, the best shop vacuum 2017 is the Ridgid WD1450, while the second best model is the Vacmaster VQ607SFD. Here is the full top 10 list, then special categories and a full list of shop vacuum brands and models.

Best Model 2017
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#1
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93%
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Ridgid WD1450

Ridgid WD1450

Average rating: (81/100 from 1022 reviews over 4 sources)
6.0
HP
at peak
14
gallon
tank capacity
Second Best
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#2
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Score:
90%
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Vacmaster VQ607SFD

Vacmaster VQ607SFD

Average rating: (82/100 from 405 reviews over 4 sources)
3
HP
at peak
6
gallon
tank capacity
Also Good
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#3
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94%
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Ridgid WD1851

Ridgid WD1851

Average rating: (93/100 from 467 reviews over 4 sources)
6.5
HP
at peak
16
gallon
tank capacity
Also Good
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Rank:
#4
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92%
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High
Milwaukee M18 Cordless

Milwaukee M18 Cordless

Average rating: (92/100 from 121 reviews over 3 sources)
2
gallon
tank capacity
Also Good
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Rank:
#5
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88%
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High
Vacmaster VF408

Vacmaster VF408

Average rating: (87/100 from 269 reviews over 4 sources)
5
HP
at peak
4
gallon
tank capacity
Also Good
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Rank:
#6
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92%
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Ridgid WD3050

Ridgid WD3050

Average rating: (91/100 from 411 reviews over 4 sources)
3.5
HP
at peak
3.0
gallon
tank capacity
Also Good
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#7
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88%
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DeWALT DC515B 18-Volt

DeWALT DC515B 18-Volt

Average rating: (89/100 from 500 reviews over 4 sources)
0.5
gallon
tank capacity
Also Good
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Rank:
#8
Average
Score:
88%
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DeWALT DCV581H

DeWALT DCV581H

Average rating: (90/100 from 686 reviews over 4 sources)
2
gallon
tank capacity
Also Good
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Rank:
#9
Average
Score:
94%
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High
Workshop WS1600VA

Workshop WS1600VA

Average rating: (87/100 from 87 reviews over 2 sources)
6.5
HP
at peak
16
gallon
tank capacity
Also Good
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Rank:
#10
Average
Score:
86%
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Level:
High
Vacmaster VJ507 3 HP

Vacmaster VJ507 3 HP

Average rating: (82/100 from 394 reviews over 3 sources)
3
HP
at peak
5
gallon
tank capacity

Best Shop Vacuums For Specific Categories

Best 5 Or 6-gallon Wet Dry Vacuums 2017

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Best Cordless Shop Vacuums 2017

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Best Small Shop Vacuums

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List of all shop vacuum brands and their latest models 2017/2016:

Vacmaster (10)
The Vacmaster VQ607SFD

Browse through the latest shop vacuums from Vacmaster and see if any of their brightly-colored vacs fit your bill.

Stanley (6)
The Stanley 8255618

Stanley 8255618 : 4-HP wet/dry shop vacuum equipped with a water-proof power switch, a rear blower function, and coming with a bunch of accessories like a 10-inch floor nozzle.

Dewalt (3)
The DeWALT DCV581H

DeWALT DCV581H : A versatile wet/dry shop vacuum that is made for either cordless or corded operation and comes with a heavy-duty crush-resistant hose and on-board storage.

Craftsman (2)
The Craftsman 12004

Craftsman 12004 : 6-gallon wet/dry vacuum also equipped with a blower function and running on a 3-HP motor.

Hoover (One unit: Hoover GUV ProGrade L2310)
The Hoover GUV ProGrade L2310

Heavy-duty wall-mountable shop vacuum that boasts its 30-foot crush-proof hose and its heavy-duty construction and 10-amp motor. -- Full specs

BISSELL (One unit: BISSELL Garage Pro 18P03)
The BISSELL Garage Pro 18P03

A wall-mountable, wet and dry vacuum and blower that can handle multiple tasks including use in fine-detailing of autos. -- Full specs

Dirt Hound (One model: Dirt Hound DH0500)
The Dirt Hound DH0500

Wall-mounted vac with a one-button release. -- Full specs

ArmorAll (One unit: ArmorAll AA255)
The ArmorAll AA255

Small 2.5-gallon wet/dry utility vacuum that trumpets its auto-shutoff feature and its 2-HP motor coupled with an air and noise diffuser. -- Full specs

Workshop (One model: Workshop WS1600VA)
The Workshop WS1600VA

Large high-capacity wet/dry vacuum equipped with a 2.5-inch Dual Flex hose and a durable Copolymer drum. -- Full specs

Dayton (One unit: Dayton 5873208)
The Dayton 5873208

Wet/dry shop vacuum equipped with a single-stage 6.5-HP motor, a 20-foot power cord and a plethora of accessories. -- Full specs

Wagan (One model: Wagan 750)
The Wagan 750

Car-centric wet and dry vacuum that runs on 12v and includes an air inflator feature to boot. -- Full specs

Pulse-Bac (One unit: Pulse-Bac Model 1050)
The Pulse-Bac Model 1050

20-gallon capacity shop vacuum equipped with automatic filter-cleaning and air-shunting features meant to prolong both filter and motor life. -- Full specs

Vacumaid (One unit: Vacumaid Garage Vac Pro)
The Vacumaid Garage Vac Pro

Powder-coated 7-gallon garage vacuum cleaner that is powered by a 120-volt Ametek Lamb motor, and is equipped with a HEPA-style bag. -- Full specs

Milwaukee (One unit: Milwaukee M18 Cordless)
The Milwaukee M18 Cordless

Cordless shop vacuum with blower function to boot, built into an portable package shaped like a tool box so you can store it along your other workshop items. -- Full specs



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