Miele S5 Vacuum Comparison

Miele’s S5 canister vacuum cleaners are crafted to perfection delivering the ultimate in performance, luxury and convenience. In addition to offering luxury features such as push-button suction controls, filter & bag change indicators, integrated tool storage and silence insulation, the S5 models all come standard with HEPA certified Sealed Systems. Available with a wide range of floor tools, the S5 series offers something for everyone. Representing quality and durability, Miele’s S5 vacuum cleaners come with a 2 year warranty on parts & labor and 7 year warranty on the motor. Use our Miele S5 Comparison Chart to compare specific details and features of each S5 model.

Miele S5 Canister Vacuums Miele S5981 Capricorn S5 Vacuum Cleaner
Miele S5 Capricorn
Miele S5281 Callisto S5 Canister Vacuum Cleaner
Miele S5 Callisto
Number S 5981 S 5281
Name Capricorn Callisto
Price $1099 and up $899
Color Midnight Purple Deep Black
Dimensions 19"L x 10"W x 8.5"H 19"L x 10"W x 8.5"H
Weight 13.5 lbs 13.5 lbs
Vortex Motor 1200 watts 1200 watts
Suction Power Settings 6 6
Control Type +/- on handle Rotary dial
Intelligent AutoEco Suction Control No No
Motor Protection Function Yes Yes
Motor Protection Indicator Yes No
Sealed System Construction Yes Yes
Filter Bag Type AirClean G/N AirClean G/N
Filter Bag Capacity 4.67 qt 4.67 qt
Filter Bag Change Indicator Yes Yes
AirClean Filter Optional Optional
Active HEPA Filter Standard Standard
Active AirClean Filter Optional Optional
Filter Replacement Indicator Yes No
Durable Non-Electric Hose No No
Durable Electric Hose Yes Yes
Standard Ergonomic Handle No No
Deluxe Handle with Power Brush Controls No Yes
Deluxe Handle with Suction & Power Brush Controls Yes No
Telescopic Stainless Steel Wand Yes Yes
Smooth Floor Brush Parquet Twister
SBB 300-3
Parquet Twister
SBB 300-3 3
Carpet Tool Choice of Power Brush
SEB 217-3 or SEB 236-3
Power Brush SEB 228-3
Dusting Brush Yes Yes
Upholstery Tool Yes Yes
Crevice Nozzle Yes Yes
VarioClip Tool Storage No No
Integrated Tool Storage Yes Yes
Auto Rewind for Electrical Cord Yes Yes
Cleaning Radius 33 ft 33 ft
Integrated Parking System 3 spots 3 spots