Conclusion: If you need a handheld vacuum that can run longer than 20 to 30 minutes, a corded model like the Eureka Easy Clean Hand Vac 71B is an excellent choice. With a 20-foot power cord, it can clean a large area without having to relocate the power cord.
Pros: Powerful suction, Great for stairs, Long power cord, Excellent for pet hair
Conclusion: We liked the Eureka 71B hand vacuum. It does have some limitations and we wouldn't recommend it for cars or allergy sufferers, but we enjoyed using it and felt that it did a great job cleaning.
Pros: Strong suction, Moderately loud, Works well on stairs
Excerpt: Amazon reviews the Eureka 71B hand-held vacuum cleaner : “The Eureka 71B hand-held vacuum cleaner eliminates the hassle of lugging around a full-size vacuum for cleaning car upholstery, sofas, and carpeted stairs.