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Price $700.00
We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Roomba 880 although it may differ in price and features.

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The Roomba 960 is part of the Vacuum cleaner test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Robotic vacuum models like the 960 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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