Price $400.00

This Neato robotic vacuum has a pleated filter but lacks a remote control and edge brush. It has a 1-year warranty.

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The Neato XV-21 is part of the Vacuum cleaner test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Robotic vacuum models like the XV-21 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Carpet: Shows how much surface litter (cereal, rice, sand, and pet hair) the vacuum picked up from a medium-pile carpet.

Bare floors: Indicates the vacuum's ability to remove surface debris from a bare vinyl floor.

Ease of use: A composite score that includes bin capacity, remote-control usability, clarity of instruction manual, and ease of emptying the dirt bin and cleaning the filter.


Remote control Remote control Indicates a model comes with a remote control.
Pattern Pattern The pathway the robotic vacuum follows to clean an area.
Clearance (in.) Clearance The height, rounded up to the nearest half-inch, of the shortest vertical space the robotic vacuum could enter while operating.
Run time (min.) Run time Reflects the average time it took the robotic vacuum on its max-clean setting to clean our 12' x 16' test room with a combination of surfaces and obstacles.

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