The Simplicity Gusto is part of the Vacuum cleaner test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Canister vacuum models like the Gusto are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Carpet: Indicates how much embedded talc and sand a vacuum lifted from a medium-pile carpet.
Bare floors: Shows how well a vacuum picked up sand without dispersing it on bare floors.
Tool airflow: Indicates the strength of airflow through the hose.
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