If you’re looking for an effective and nifty vacuum cleaner to help power your cleaning regime, then Makita have made the perfect match just for you.

Makita XLC02R1B 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Vacuum Review

Makita XLC02R1B

With the Makita XLC02R1B 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Vacuum, you’re assured a powerful clean, even from such a small vacuum.

We took the Makita Cordless Vacuum Kit for a spin so you don’t have to, and we’re here with our results which we’re sure you’ll be pleased with. So, if you think the Makita could be something for you, read on to find out everything you need to know about this easy to use vacuum cleaner.


Choose the Makita for faster cleaning with stronger suction power and a better battery life.

The Makita XLC02R1B 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Vacuum Kit is both compact and powerful, with a super strong suction for that efficient and quick clean that you’re searching for.

Makita XLC02R1B 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Vacuum

Makita XLC02R1B

This compact vacuum can easily be used as a hand vacuum too.

This is a small vacuum at only 18-3/4 inches in length, and can be combined with the included floor nozzle extension when working on your floors and carpets, as well as those harder to reach areas, such as up high and underneath furniture. The possibilities are endless.

Plus, once you’re finished vacuuming, you can simply hang the Makita up on its wall charger out of sight. Its small body is perfect for storage purposes too, and won’t add any more clutter to your cupboards.

The Makita’s battery is a quick charge 18V Compact Lithium Ion battery and comes with an efficient Rapid Optimum charger too, so you get 15 minutes of uninterrupted cleaning from this vacuum before having to put it on charge. Don’t worry though, you won’t have to wait too long for it to be back up and running.

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Makita XLC02R1B

The Makita is also equipped with STAR protection computer controls, which help prevent overloading, over-discharging and over-heating the battery.

The Rapid Optimum Charger works so well because it communicates with the battery’s built-in chip throughout the charging process. This optimizes the battery life by controlling current, voltage and temperature actively.

The Rapid Optimum Charger also boasts a built-in fan to actively cool the battery during use. This helps to ensure a longer lifetime for your vacuum.

What other advantages does this vacuum have?

The Makita XLC02R1B 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Vacuum Kit is a lightweight vacuum, weighing just 2.7lb, even including the battery. That means it’s perfect for catching that unwanted dust and debris up high, as well as everything that accumulates underneath and behind furniture without you having to worry about anything.

Makita XLC02R1B 18V LXT

Makita XLC02R1B

What’s more, with its ergonomically designed handle, you’ll have no problem with how it feels in your hand. With more grip and comfort, vacuuming will feel less like a chore than ever before.

With a specially redesigned floor nozzle too, you’re promised improved manoeuvrability which in turn equals better dirt collection. Now no obstacle is too big for your cleaning regime.

If you’re looking for better dirt disposal, the Makita has you covered. With a Bagless 2 stage filtration system built into the vacuum, you’ll be able to clean more easily and dispose of all that accumulated dirt and dander quickly.

Makita XLC02R1BCordless Vacuum Review

Makita XLC02R1B

Also, with its increased storage capacity of 1.3 litres for the dirt and dust that you collect, there’ll be longer before each disposal time. Now you can simply forget about the dirt and get on with everything else.

Final thoughts?

So, what are your thoughts on the Makita XLC02R1B 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Vacuum? Are these features enough to show you just how much simpler cleaning can be with the right vacuum cleaner?

If you’re looking for something small, portable and with great suction power, this could well be the right vacuum for you!

We hope that you’ve been convinced with our review of this fantastic little vacuum cleaner. We certainly were!

Makita XLC02R1B 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless Vacuum



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