Shark Navigator NV22 vs NV100 vs NV22l what’s the difference?

Shark Navigator NV22L vs NV100

For the Shark Navigator NV22 and NV22l, they are the same except for their colors and attachments.

The difference between NV100 and NV22/NV22L is:

Technical Specifications (you can get these specs info from owner manuals):
Voltage: 120V
Watts: 700W
Amps: 5.83A
Hertz: 60Hz

Watts: 1200W
Amps: 10A
Hertz: 60Hz

Weight: The Shark NV100 is much lighter.
The NV100 is the lightest model of Shark Navigator vacuum cleaner. It weighs only 10.6 pounds while the NV22 weighs about 15 pounds.

Dirt Cup Capacity: The NV22 holds more.
The maximum dirt cup capacity for the NV100 is 0.8 dry quarts (to the fill line) and 1.8 dry quarts (real usable capacity), while the the dirt cup of NV22 holds 2.4 dry quarts.

The NV100 comes with a specialized pet tool for picking up pet hair from upholstery and carpeted stairs; and a multi-tool which combines dusting brush and crevice tool, it is a 2 in 1 tool.
The Shark NV22 comes with a crevice tool(short or long, some package include a short one, some package inculde a long one), a dusting brush.
NV22L comes with a short crevice tool, 24 inch long crevice tool(some packages do not include this long crevice tool, depends on where you buy), dusting brush, and a Turbo Power Brush for removing pet hair from surfaces.

Cord Length: The NV22 have a longer cord.
The NV100 has a cord length of 25 ft while the NV22 has a 30 ft cord.

The dimensions of NV100 are 45.2″ x 13.5″ x 11.3″ (H x W x D)
The dimensions of NV22 are 43.7″ x 14″ x 11.9″

The NV100 is silver.
The NV22 is blue or lavender. NV22L is lavender (purple).

Cost: The NV100 is $20 more expensive than the NV22/NV22L.
On most online stores, the NV100 is priced at about $150, while the NV22/NV22L cost about $130. ( prices checked on May 31, 2013)

    The similarities between them:

  • They are bagless upright vacuum cleaners.
  • They have motorized rotating brush that can be turned off.
  • They have no suction control or manual height adjustment.
  • Feature patented Never Loses Suction technology.
  • They do not have HEPA filtration.
  • They do not have automatic cable winding.
  • They have clear dust container to let you know when to empty.
  • Come with washable foam and felt filters.
  • has a cleaning path of about 9.25″

You can download the NV22 Manual and the NV100 manual to learn more about them.

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