Top rated canister vacuums as of 2015 include the Miele Complete C3 Alize, Bissell Hard Floor Expert 1161 and Dyson Ball Multifloor DC39, according to HomeFloorExperts.com. These vacuums are rated out of 10 in six categories including price, power, performance, weight, features and customer feedback.
The Miele Complete C3 Alize vacuum has a 4.5-star rating on Amazon.com. Reviews are generally positive, but they warn that it is designed for harder floors. The Bissell Hard Floor Expert 1161 has a four-star rating on Amazon.com with critical reviews mentioning parts malfunctioning during use. The Dyson Ball Multifloor DC39 has a 4.5-star rating on Amazon.com; critical reviews state it is less effective than Dyson's upright models.