Eureka PowerSpeed Vacuum Cleaner Models Comparison

The Eureka PowerSpeed series includes a few models, here are some of them:

  • Eureka PowerSpeed NEU180/NEU180b
  • Eureka PowerSpeed Pet NEU181
  • Eureka PowerSpeed NEU182a/NEU182b
  • Eureka PowerSpeed Turbo Spotlight NEU188/NEU188a
  • Eureka PowerSpeed Cord Rewind NEU202

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They are similar, but there are also some differences between them that may affect your buying decision:

  • Cord Rewind:
    This is one of the biggest differences between them. Among these machines, only the NEU202 features automatic retractable cord that does the cord wrap itself with a push of a button. For those who like to watch the cord be sucked into the machine, this is the only one that meets your needs.
  • LED Headlights:
    The LED headlights illuminate the dimly lit areas and help you see better. Only the Turbo Spotlight NEU188, NEU188a and Cord Rewind NEU202 have LED headlights whereas the others don’t.
  • Tools:
    The Pet NEU181, Turbo Spotlight NEU188, NEU188a and Cord Rewind NEU202 comes with a Pet Turbo Tool which designed to remove pet hair from stairs,
    carpet and upholstery. The others do not have this tool.
    The Turbo Spotlight NEU188 and NEU188a come with a Telescopic Flexible Crevice Tool and a 2-in-1 Upholstery Tool, the others come with a 1.7-inch Crevice Tool and an Upholstery Tool.

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    The Telescopic Flexible Crevice Tool is adjustable, you can press a button and pull it to adjust the length. It also has small brush at one end. You can use it to clean baseboards, crevices and tight spaces.
    The 1.7-inch Crevice Tool is shorter and has fixed length, you can use it to clean baseboard edges, corners, and other tight spots.
    The 2-in-1 Upholstery Tool has brush that can be lifted up and out of the way. You can use the brush to vacuum upholstered surfaces or pick up debris. Use felt portion to clean delicate surfaces.
    The Upholstery Tool is commonly used for cleaning furniture and mattresses.
  • Cord Length
    The Turbo Spotlight NEU188 and NEU188a have a 30-foot cord while the others have a 25-foot cord.
  • Bin Capacity
    The Cord Rewind NEU202 has a smaller bin which holds up to 2.1L to the max fill line, while the others holds up to 2.6L.
  • Brushroll Cover
    The Turbo Spotlight NEU188, NEU188a and Cord Rewind NEU202 have clear brushroll cover that provides a clear viewing above the brush, so you can always check if it is getting wrapped. The others do not have a transparent brush window.
  • Color:
    There is also difference in the color scheme, just get the one with your favorite color.
    You can learn more details by reading the comparison table below.

Eureka PowerSpeed Vacuums Comparison

Vacuum CleanerEureka PowerSpeedEureka PowerSpeedEureka PowerSpeed
Pet Turbo
Eureka PowerSpeedEureka PowerSpeedEureka PowerSpeed
Turbo Spotlight
Eureka PowerSpeed
Turbo Spotlight
Eureka PowerSpeed
Cord Rewind
Model#NEU180NEU180bNEU181NEU182aNEU182bNEU188NEU188aNEU202
TypeUprightUprightUprightUprightUprightUprightUprightUpright
Power SourceCordedCordedCordedCordedCordedCordedCordedCorded
Power Specs8 amps8 amps8 amps8 amps8 amps8 amps8 amps8 amps
Motor Wattage960W960W960W960W960W960W960W960W
Cord Length25-foot25-foot25-foot25-foot25-foot30-foot30-foot25-foot
Automatic Cord RewindNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
Notorized BrushrollYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Clear Brushroll CoverNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYes
Brushroll On/OffNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Pile Height Adjustment5 settings5 settings5 settings5 settings5 settings5 settings5 settings5 settings
Speed ControlNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Dust Collection TypeBaglessBaglessBaglessBaglessBaglessBaglessBaglessBagless
Collection Capacity
(max fill)
2.6L2.6L2.6L2.6L2.6L2.6L2.6L2.1L
Filter TypeFoam FilterFoam FilterFoam FilterFoam FilterFoam FilterFoam FilterFoam FilterFoam Filter
HEPA FilterNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Washable FilterYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
HeadlightNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYes
Detachable HandleYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Hose Length4.93-foot4.93-foot4.93-foot4.93-foot4.93-footExtends up to 3x it's original length. Extends up to 3x it's original length. Extends up to 3x it's original length.
Max Extended Reach7-foot7-foot7-foot7-foot7-foot9-foot9-foot10-foot
Cleaning Path Width12.6-inch12.6-inch12.6-inch12.6-inch12.6-inch12.6-inch12.6-inch12.6-inch
Swivel SteeringNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Tools1.7-inch Crevice Tool
Dusting Brush
Upholstery Tool
1.7-inch Crevice Tool
Dusting Brush
Upholstery Tool
1.7-inch Crevice Tool
Dusting Brush
Upholstery Tool
Pet Turbo Tool
1.7-inch Crevice Tool
Dusting Brush
Upholstery Tool
1.7-inch Crevice Tool
Dusting Brush
Upholstery Tool
Telescopic Flexible Crevice Tool
2-in-1 Upholstery Tool
Pet Turbo Tool
Telescopic Flexible Crevice Tool
2-in-1 Upholstery Tool
Pet Turbo Tool
1.7-inch Crevice Tool
Dusting Brush
Upholstery Tool
Pet Turbo Tool
On Board Tool StorageYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Warranty2-year limited warranty2-year limited warranty2-year limited warranty2-year limited warranty2-year limited warranty2-year limited warranty2-year limited warranty2-year limited warranty
ColorGraphiteGraphiteBlack/YellowBlueGraphite/PurpleIndigo BlueGraphite/OrangeGraphite/Purple
Weight (pound)1010101010101012.3
Dimensions (inch)13.4x13.78x44.513.4x13.78x44.513.4x13.78x44.513.4x13.78x44.513.4x13.78x44.513.4x13.78x44.513.4x13.78x44.513.4x13.78x44.5

More info about these vacuum cleaners:

  • It is not possible to turn off the brushroll when cleaning bare floors. However, you can choose the right height setting that meets your needs. There are five different settings, from bare floor to high carpet.
  • All tools store onboard.
  • Do they use a belt?
    Yes. These vacuums have a belt for brushroll. The part number for the belt is E0209 for the one pack, or E0205 for a two pack.
  • Where is On/Off power switch location?
    The vacuums use a On/Off foot pedal which located near the base of the machine.
  • Do they have a HEPA filter?
    No.
  • Are these vacuums self-propelled?
    No. They are not self propelled.

Download manual to learn more:
https://www.eureka.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/NEU180-Series.pdf
https://www.eureka.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/NEU202.pdf

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