Product Comparison: Dyson V6 Absolute vs Dyson V6 MotorHead

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General Specifications
V6 Absolute
V6 MotorHead
About the Product
Dyson V6 Absolute Bagless Cordless Stick Vacuum: This versatile stick vacuum is equipped with 2 cleaner heads for use on carpets and hard floors. The mini motorized tool removes pet hair and ground-in dirt from furniture, car seats and other tight spaces.
The V6 Motorhead Origin Vacuum features up to 20 minutes of continuous suction. Trigger releases instantly. Battery power is only used for cleaning. The Direct-drive cleaner head drives bristles deeper into the carpet to remove even more dirt. Crevice tool fits into tight gaps and narrow spaces. Two-Tier Radial cyclones: 15 cyclones, arranged across two tiers, work in parallel to increase airflow and capture more fine dust. Max power mode provides six minutes of higher suction for more difficult tasks.
Key Specs
Vacuum Type
Filter Type
Washable lifetime filter
Multi Surface
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Dyson V6 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum
  • I LOVE the maneuverability that this sweeper has. I can go completely around, under, over or any other direction I want by simply turning my wrist and it follows almost by instinct.
  • 2 Filters - Rinse clean every month - easy maintenance.
  • Even on the lowest setting, the V6 Absolute picks up things that other vacuums do not. The "fluffy" roller attachment is great on hardwood floors, especially those with a finish where dust is clearly visible and tends to collect.
  • Easy to empty and clean; No dealing with filters, bags, etc.
  • It has 2different speeds regular and max for those tougher spots.
  • The head needs to be 50% wider (it's like mowing your yard with a 12" wide machine)
Dyson V6 MotorHead Cord-free Vacuum
  • Motor Head aggressively picks up dirt from carpets and rugs as it spins deep to the base, max power mode is powerful, well balanced for one handed operation.
  • When in the MAX setting, it does pick up well, except for the long hairs that get stuck.
  • The cordless part of it contributes to the maneuvering very well.
  • The ball aspect of it allows to maneuver it pretty much every nook and corner of the house, behind every tight spot imaginable.
  • It is bag-less so no headache there.
  • Worked great until I had an issue with the filter. For some reason it stopped working and would only pulse unless I took the filter out - which defeats the purpose.
Size & Weight
9.8 in.
9.8 in.
47.5 in.
48.3 in.
8.2 in.
8.7 in.
5.1 lbs.
4.96 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Dyson V6 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum
  • It is compact and very light. I would give it a 5 star rating for that coupled with the fact that it also has a decent number of accessories for different tasks which is helpful as well.
  • Excellent at being compact and love that I can hang it up in the broom closet where it lives and gets charged at the same time.
  • It's lightweight, and very easy to carry upstairs.
  • It's small and easy to manuver and can be converted to a smaller hand held.
  • It's light weight and easy to dump the dust in the garbage. It also is the quietest vacuum I've ever used which is great.
Dyson V6 MotorHead Cord-free Vacuum
  • Very light, I thought the trigger would be tiresome but it's not.
  • Light and portable and easy to use.
  • This vacuum is super light weight and gets into corners and swivels well, I love that!
  • I love having a go-to, small cordless vacuum for quick messes.
  • Being as light weight as it is, I can carry it around so easily. Even my 5 year old can clean up his mean just fine.
  • Its quite heavy on my wrist when using it for a few mins.
Bin Capacity
0.12 gallons
0.105 gallons
Full Indicator
Washable Filter
Wet And Dry Usage
Number Of Speed Settings
Adjustable Suction Power
Attachments Included
Combination tool, Crevice tool, Soft dusting brush, Mini motorized tool, Soft roller cleaner head
Combination tool, Crevice tool
2 Tier Radial™ cyclones, Direct-drive cleaner head, Balanced for floor to ceiling cleaning, Converts for handheld cleaning, Hygienic bin emptying, HEPA filtration to capture allergens
Direct-drive cleaner head, 2 Tier Radial™ cyclones, Hygienic bin emptying, Balanced for floor to ceiling cleaning, Converts for handheld cleaning
What customers say about "Features"
Dyson V6 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum
  • It does pick up pet hair very well on bare floors or carpet.
  • Excellent Floor Cleaner. Great floor attachment and there is a floor duster attachment as well. Cleans carpets and hard floors perfectly.
  • 2 power settings: Max and Normal mode. 5-6 minutes run time on Max, 20 minutes in Normal mode.
  • The V6 Absolute has most of the attachments you need. The only thing I needed to get was an extension hose for when I wanted to use it for dusting purposes.
  • Soft brush tool is fantastic on hardwood, tile and loop weave carpet/rugs (gently brushes the crumbs up).
  • The enclosed dock should come with mollies/wall anchors and screws. Pretty cheap on Dyson’s part.
  • Small bin fills up rapidly especially with bulky dirt like fur. Fur/fuzz gets stuck near the top, and the bin is too narrow (while installed) to reach there with your fingers.
Dyson V6 MotorHead Cord-free Vacuum
  • It even comes with a wall mount so that it is always charging when not in use.
  • Powered vacuum head tilts and turns easily in every direction.
  • Comes with a wall mountable combo hanging and charging station.
  • It works well on hard floors and dense low pile carpet on Max mode.
  • Messy to empty. Dust gets everywhere. And the bin is really small. So you will be emptying it a lot. And dust gets stuck in all the corners.
  • My biggest complaint is that the holding container is too small. If you let it fill past the line it will clog and stop working.
  • Having to continually hold the button down, while going around my house hitting up all the edges and baseboards can be tiresome.
21.6 volts
21.6 volts
21.6 amperes
16 amperes
Battery Charge Time
210 min.
210 min.
Maximum Runtime
20 min.
20 min.
What customers say about "Power"
Dyson V6 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum
  • Very powerful suction - no loss of suction.
  • The suction from this one blew my mind I was pulling so much hair from a shaggy rug with very limited traffick.
  • Wish the battery indicator light was more noticeable.
  • The battery does get quite warm. For better battery maintenance, it is recommended that you wait until it has cooled down before putting it back on the charger.
  • The charge time. 3 and a half hours for a full charge is to much even in my extremely small place i have to vacuum in sections.
Dyson V6 MotorHead Cord-free Vacuum
  • Pretty powerful with two different power settings.
  • It's cordless and holds its charge for a decent amount of time and doesn't take too long to charge back up.
  • Battery life remaining indicator kicks in too close to flat battery, Motor Head has trouble with larger pieces of debris, holding down power trigger gets tiring for long sessions.
  • Poor battery life. We're talking 5 min on high and something like 20 on low. I found myself needing to recharge it halfway through cleaning on many occasions. And a 3hr charge time.
  • The battery life at full power (pressing the blue button by the handle) is barely 10 minutes.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
399.99 $

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