BLACK+DECKER PAV1200W Reviews - Updated September 2019

BLACK+DECKER PAV1200W 12-Volt Cyclonic-Action Automotive Pivoting-Nose Handheld Vacuum Cleaner
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BLACK+DECKER PAV1200W 12-Volt Cyclonic-Action Automotive Pivoting-Nose Handheld Vacuum Cleaner
  • 12-volt handheld automotive vacuum cleaner with pivoting nozzle; Cyclonic action keeps the filter clean and suction power constant
  • Fingertip on/off control; 16-foot power cord; 1-step emptying system
  • Accessories include a crevice tool, hose, upholstery brush, and storage bag,
  • Measures approximately 7-2/7 by 6-3/5 by 14-2/7 inches; 2-year warranty
  • The brush tool is located below the power cord in a compartmentThis comes equipped only to plug into the car or any vehicle.

Last update on 2019-09-20 PST - Details

The Black & Decker PAV1200W Automotive Pivot Vacuum Cleaner cleans your car anywhere and anytime. It can be plugged into a 12V cigarette lighter outlet of your vehicle and picks up the stubborn elements of dirt, gravel, hair, pieces of fabrics and crumbs. Its slim pivoting nozzle and a 16ft long power extension cord facilitate reaching to the remotest areas of your car such as the vents and other tight places. You can hold it at any at any angle. The easy-to-hold refresh knob takes out the debris out of the filter and improves the suction power. It is handy enough to be carried anywhere.

Last update on 2019-09-20 PST - Details

The Reviews

Are you going out by your car and are worried about its cleanliness? Even at home, you may be finding it difficult to clean the vents or tight spaces in your car. The filter of your car may be getting congested with stubborn particles such as dirt or fiber pieces, thus reducing the suction power. For all these problems, there is now a single solution in the shape of an automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner, from Black & Decker. Its cyclonic action sucks in the most stubborn, thus allowing your filter to last for a longer time.

The automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner from Black & Decker is the best possible cleaning device to keep your vehicle as clean as it was when you brought it home from the dealer. You may be wondering as to how such an improbable thing may happen. It is the advanced cleaning technology of this product that makes it probable. You would be convinced about after going through this review and you will be enticed to go in for such a handy and all pervasive cleaning device.


1. Recognized Brand of Black & Decker

Black & Decker is the pioneering and innovative US-based company that has been making power tools; accessories; outdoor care equipment; and home cleaning products, automotive and lighting products, and hardware and home improvement products and fastening systems. Its track record dates back to the year 1910 and it first invented the portable electric drill, with pistol grip and trigger switch. Therefore, when you buy its automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner, you are bringing home, the legacy of the world leader of vacuum cleaners.

2. Suction Pressure

The automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner has a suction pressure of 340 mm of water with airflow of 800 liters per minute. With 12V, it sucks the stubborn pieces of dirt, hair, fabrics, and cleans up your car perfectly. Its double action filtration system facilitates complete removal of dust particles.

3. Attachments

There are three attachments coming with the automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner including a brush attachment, a rectangle-to-circle attachment for attaching the brush and a tube attachment for reaching to the inaccessible spaces of your car. The pivoting action end facilitates access under the seats and under the side seats of the back seats. It could be held at any length to point to the oddest space. The upholstery brush fits onto the end of the pivot arm and helps in agitating the debris in the carpet fibers. The pivoting arm has a smaller arm that facilitates extra reach. Also coming with the product are a flexible hose, dishwater Safe Filter (PVF100), plastic pre-filter, a right-handed brush tool and a handy storage bag.

4. Power & Convenience

The automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner has a 12V adapter that could be fitted into a cigarette lighter socket of your car. It has a power consumption of 12.5Watt. Besides the car, it can also be used in homes, offices and other places that call for extensive cleaning. The dustbowl has a capacity of 550 liters and a run time of 30 minutes. It does not need to be connected to electric boards, thus reducing the chances of any hazard.

5. Length of the Cord

The 5-meter long cord of the automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner   allows you to reach to any area inside and outside of your car. The cord has a clip on the end to keep it in place. It facilitates reach to the back of the car to clean the trunk. You must have found that the cordless models have the disadvantage of beginning with less power and the power diminishes as it continues to run for some time.

6. Cyclonic Action

The automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner generates cyclonic action that keeps the filter clean and the suction remains stronger for a longer period of time. It allows a mess-free clean up and the filter refresh knob facilitates removal of debris from the filter for improving suction power. Because of its 3-stage filtration, the dust so collected does not escape into the air.

7. Technical Specification

The technical specification of the automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner are Voltage 12 V, Air Watts: 11 watts; Capacity 11.8oz; Replacement Filter PVF100, Product dimension 7.3 X 6.6 X 14.3 inches, Cord Length 5 meters; Item Weight: 1 pound; Shipping Weight 9.3 pounds; ASIN: B001AQEQNA; Item Model Number PAV 1200W.

Last update on 2019-09-20 PST - Details

Pros & Cons

Just as a coin has two sides, this vacuum cleaner too has its Pros & Cons and pros overwhelming the minor cons it has.


  • Ease of portability: Because of its light, automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner can be carried anywhere easily in a bag provided along with it.
  • Variant color availability: The automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner comes in two colors; namely Black and Red with a slim and pretty look. The product offers the color facility of choosing a vacuum cleaner that suits your car interiors and personal taste.
  • All in one: The product has a lot to give; that is, all in one package. It offers battery powered powerful suction, a variety of accessories, cyclonic action, handy and easy portability, the versatility of use, two years warranty for repair and replacement, reusability of filter, durability, stylish look, light weight and ease of operation.


  • Low power efficiency: This Black & Decker PAV1200W 12-Volt Cyclonic Action Automotive Pivoting Nose Handheld Vacuum Cleaner is designed with lower power efficiency; thereby, it does not have enough ability to clean for longer period of time. This limits it from cleaning larger dust particles.
  • Long and thin nozzle: This automotive pivoting nose handheld vacuum cleaner is equipped with long and thin nozzle, which isn’t comparatively wide enough to pick up larger grains or cereals.

Last update on 2019-09-20 PST - Details


The Black & Decker PAV 1200W 12 Volt Cyclonic-Action Automotive Pivoting-Nose handled Vacuum Cleaner is a classic car vacuum cleaner with some decent cleaning power behind it. After going through the above review about it, it is hoped, you will have no constraints in taking a decision to go in for the automotive pivoting nose handled vacuum cleaner, today.

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