What’s the difference between Dyson DC40 and DC41? We compare these two units below, you can read the details. In this article, DC40 refers to Dyson DC40 Multi Floor vacuum, while DC41 refers to Dyson DC41 animal vacuum.
DC40 VS DC41
Suction Power: DC41 is more powerful.
DC41 has a suction power of 235 airwatts while DC40 has 200 airwatts.
Size: DC40 is smaller.
DC41 is a full size upright vac while DC40 is a lightweight upright vac.
The dimensions of DC41 are 42.4″ x 13.4″ x 15.4″(H x W x D) while the dimensions of DC40 are 41.9″ x 12.2″ x 14.3″(H x W x D), so you can see that DC41 is the bigger one.
Bin Capacity: DC41 has a larger bin.
The bin capacity of DC41 is 0.55 gallons while DC40 has a 0.42 gallon bin.
Cord Length: DC41 has a much longer cord.
DC41 has a 35 ft cord while DC40 has a cord length of only 24.7 ft .
Both come with a stair tool and combination crevice/brush tool; the DC41 animal also has a mini turbine head which features a air driven brush bar that help pick up pet hair and dirt from confined areas, while DC40 multi floor doesn’t has this tool ( the DC40 animal has this mini head ).
Weight: DC40 is lighter in weight.
DC41 weighs 17.1 lbs while DC40 weighs 14.5 lbs.
DC41 is 12 amps while DC40 is 11 amps.
Price: DC41 is more expensive.
At Dyson.com, DC41 Animal is $599.99 while DC40 Multi Floor costs $499.99.
Similarities between Dyson DC40 and DC41:
Movement Type: Ball technology
Cyclone Tech: Radial Root Cyclone technology
Surface Type: For All Floor Types
Cleaner Head: Motorized brush bar
Auto Cord Rewind: NO
Suction Control: NO
Bagged or Bagless: Bagless
Construction material: ABS and polycarbonate
Filter: washable pre motor filter and HEPA filter
Warranty: 5 year
Dyson DC40 or DC41? If you need a full size upright vac with long cord for a big house, buy the DC41; if you are looking for a light one, go with DC40.
If you own a DC40 or DC41, please comment here and share your experience on these two units to help others decide which one to buy.