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for apartments and lofts, the Miele S163 Universal Upright stick vacuum cleaner works well on low pile carpets, rugs,
and all types of smooth floor surfaces. While the charged Super Air Clean Filter captures far more allergens than the average vacuum
cleaner, the optional HEPA filter transforms the Miele S163 into a HEPA air purifier on a stick. Miele
vacuum cleaners not only clean your floors, but they also clean the
air you breathe.
Miele S163 Vacuum Cleaner Video
Meet the incredible Universal Upright. Versatile as a pocket knife, this powerful Sealed System vacuum single-handedly cleans everything from the couch to your entire house.
Miele Universal Upright S163 Vacuum Cleaners Features
The Super Air Clean Filter is charged to retain microscopic particles. It traps 99.95% of particles down to 0.5 microns
and 94% of particles down to 0.3 microns. The Active HEPA filter is optional and removes 99.97% of all particles as small as 0.3 microns.
The Sealed System construction of the canister keeps all the dust inside, providing maximum protection for indoor air quality.
The vacuum may be small, but the powerful 1000 Watt motor provides
strong suction with optimal usage of power.
Miele vacuum cleaners are tested to last an average of 20 years residential use. (Use 45 minutes per week at full power)
Versatile & easily configurable; with the simple press of a clip, you can move the suction tube below the canister to clean under furniture.
Speed Control allows you to choose between two power levels.
Impressive 25 ft. operating radius.
Durable ABS plastic body that is scratch resistant.
Intensive Clean dust bag with a 2.6 quart capacity.
The Miele S163 earned the Good Housekeeping Seal.
The layer of impact foil in the bag prevents sharp objects from penetrating the bag, and the
dust bag closes automatically for dust-free removal
and hygienic disposal.
Dust bag change indicator light alerts you when it's time to replace the hygienic bag.
Quiet Operation - Even at the highest setting, you can still hear the phone ring!
Lightweight & easy to maneuver at only 9.3 pounds.
Comes with the universal SBD 245 Combination Rug / Smooth Floor Tool for smooth flooring and low pile carpeting.
Go from smooth floors to carpet with the quick click of a rocker switch.
7 Year Warranty on the motor and 2 Year Warranty on parts and labor.
Combination Rug & Floor Tool
This versatile straight suction, multi-surface floor
tool adapts from smooth floors to carpeted surfaces with
a simple click of a rocker switch.
It is recommended for cleaning low or medium carpeting,
regardless of type or density as well as all smooth
Additional Included Accessories
Separately packaged crevice nozzle and upholstery tool
add versatility for multiple uses.
Super Air Clean Filter
The Super Air Clean filter is designed for normal use and is made of multi-ply material which is electrostatically charged to retain dust
particles. It retains 99.95% of particles down to 0.5 of a micron and 94% of particles down to 0.3 of a micron. This
filter lasts as long as 4 dustbags and is included free of charge from Miele with each box of Miele certified dust bags.
Worth the money for Travertine
Reviewed by: Marboo from Scottsdale, AZ
I use this for 1800 square feet of Travertine. I was concerned that it would catch at the grout lines, but it works perfectly. It glides over the tile better than my canister vacuum and is so quick and easy to use that I tend to use it much more often. Of course, that was the purpose in buying it.
My husband had a severe stroke a couple of years ago and cleaning up after meals is a major deal. This, along with a Haan steam mop, has made it quick and easy.
Additionally, living in the desert, we have tons of fine dust that filters into the house daily and this does a great job of pulling it up.
Yes, it's quiet and has plenty of suction, but the huge bonus for me was the way it glides over the Travertine.
I also considered purchasing a couple of battery powered vacuums to keep at each end of the house, but the cord is not an issue for me and storing two vacuums is. I think I like this solution better because of the increased suction anyway.
I wish I had purchased this much sooner!
Miele S163 Stick Vacuum
Reviewed by: Big Miele Fan from Jersey City, NJ
Our home is approx. 3,000 sq. ft., and we own the Miele Aquarius vacuum and this Miele S163 Stick. We use the Stick for localized vacuuming, but honestly it could serve as our primary vacuum. Great great suction, versatile, accepts interchangeable heads, perfect for wood floors and low-pile carpet. And like our other Miele, it is a solid, incredibly well designed vacuum.
Reviewed by: clean freak from reno, nv
I recently had laminate flooring put in and this vacuum is great to use instead of sweeping, so quick and quiet it is so much easier to vacuum than sweep. Love it!
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Miele Universal Upright S163 Vacuum Cleaners
The S163 Universal Upright vacuum cleaner is part of Miele's
S160 series. This black stick vacuum from Miele has a sealed
system body with a floor tool attachment. The durable ABS
plastic body prevents dust and other allergens from escaping
into the air. For a stick vacuum, the S163 has an impressive 25
ft. operating radius.
What I like about the Miele S163
The vacuum works well on low pile carpeting and smooth floor
surfaces. With the SBD-245 combination floor tool, you can
switch from carpet to smooth flooring with a flip of a switch.
The metal glide bottom is gentle on the most sensitive flooring.
The wide thread lifters help collect dirt and dust. You can
improve the stick by purchasing an air driven Turbobrush to
boost the vacuum's cleaning ability.
The most notable quality of this vacuum is its versatility. At
only 9.3 pounds, the vacuum is lightweight and maneuverable. You
can operate the S163 as an upright vacuum, or you can remove the
wand and operate it as a hand-held vacuum to clean steps or
In addition to these features, the S163 Universal Upright comes
with a Super Air Clean filter, the upholstery tool, the crevice
tool, wand attachment caddy, cord rewind system, two Intensive
Clean dust bags with a flap for dust-free removal, two separate
speed controls, and a 1,000-Watt motor.
What I do not like about the Miele S163
There are three minor drawbacks of the S163. The vacuum does not
come standard with an Active HEPA filter. The filter is an
optional upgrade. Secondly, the S163 Universal Upright does not
come with the socket for the Powerbrush upgrade. Lastly, you do
not have much speed control--there are two options maximum and
In summary, the S163 Universal Upright vacuum cleaner is a a
great vacuum for a student in a dorm room or anyone living in a
small apartment or loft space.
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