We will discuss the difference between Shark NV42 and NV22 (NV22L,NV22S…) below, the info may be helpful for those who are deciding between these Shark upright vacuum cleaners.
In fact, the Shark NV22, NV22L, NV22S, etc. are the same machine except for some small differences such as the color and included tools.
For the NV42 and NV22, according to Shark customer care, they are very similar units, mostly just some of the accessories.
The NV42 which is in Bisque color comes with a pet hair power brush, dusting brush, 5.5″ crevice tool, 24″ crevice tool.
The Shark NV22 includes one crevice tool(some packages include a 5.5″ one, some include a 24″ one) and a dusting brush.
The NV22L include the 5.5″ crevice tool, 24″ crevice tool(some packages do not include this one), dusting brush, and a pet hair power brush.
The NV22S include the 5.5″ crevice tool, 24″ crevice tool, dusting brush, and a pet hair power brush.
The NV22 which is sold only at walmart is Blue, the NV22L is the Lavender version, while the NV22S is Silver.
The NV42 has a cord length of 25 feet versus 30 feet on the NV22, NV22L, NV22S.
And it seems that the Extra Large Capacity Dust Cup on NV42 is larger than the NV22.
If you know other difference between the Shark NV22 series and NV42, please share your experience with others below.