Dyson - V6 Top Dog Bagless Cordless Hand Vac - Yellow, Iron

Power through tough cleaning tasks with this Dyson V6 Top Dog handheld vacuum. Multiple tools let you address food spills, pet hair or general dust, and the battery provides suction power for up to 20 minutes for lengthy work. This Dyson V6 Top Dog handheld vacuum has a clear bin that collects debris for easy removal.

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  • Dyson V6 Top Dog Bagless Cordless Hand Vac

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
95% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (97 out of 103)


Cordless hand vac for spot cleaning

Clean stairs, upholstery and hard-to-reach areas with powerful suction that doesn't fade.

Bagless technology

Saves time and energy with no bags to buy or replace.

21.6V battery

Provides up to 20 minutes of run time per full charge.

Crevice tool

Allows you to clean in tight spaces. Combination dusting brush/upholstery tool helps you clean your furniture thoroughly.

1.1-gallon dust cup

Holds an amount of dirt, so you can empty it less.

Lightweight design

Helps you transport the vacuum from room to room and floor to floor.

101W of suction power

Offer reliable suction to thoroughly clean your carpets, office, vehicle and more.

Overall customer rating

would recommend to a friend

Expert rating




  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Top Filter Continuously Becomes Clogged


    I own several Dyson vacuum cleaners - floor models and hand held units (all purchased from Best Buy) and all of the ones with the lavender top loading cartridge filter are just simply crap, as these filters continuously become clogged; thus, the machine will only run-stop-run-stop. Though these hand-helds are very handy and great to use for touch-ups, they do not do well for pet owners...even for those with small terriers which do not shed heavily. BTW, fully charged run time was never an issue for me. Dyson customer service has even supplied me with additional filters, but they too easily and continuously clog. Washing/drying them (as instructed) will allow the unit to only run for a few minutes and then once again it's run-stop-run-stop...bah! My older Dyson hand-helds (non-top mounted cartridge filter type) always works without issue. I will never again purchase a Dyson V6 or V8 hand-held vacuum...which I always eventually pass-on to those family members without pets...cheers.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response


      Hi there, this is Krystal with Dyson. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on the Dyson V6 Top Dog. We appreciate your loyalty and are sorry to hear this about your vacuum. The Dyson V6 includes a pre filter that should only need to be rinsed under cold water once a month. It is meant to capture very small particles and therefore, shouldn't be clogging so easily.

      We would value the opportunity to address this in more detail. Feel free to contact us at askdysonUS@dyson.com and we will be happy to help.

      Best Wishes,
      Dyson Customer Support Dyson-EN_US

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great, with drawbacks


    Powerful and useful but there are two drawbacks. It gets clogged with packing peanuts, paper, small plastic bags, and general dirt and has to be unclogged often. I tie a thick wire around a handle and use that or a slim pen from my pocket. It can get clogged in several places. Also it would be better if it worked wired too. It's wireless which is convenient but requires charging fairly often and won't work while being charged. It has good attachments and strong power and a reasonable capacity for a hand held but could have been better designed in regard to the clogging and charging issues.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Problem solved

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Very happy with this purchase. Bought it mainly for cleaning around my cat's litter box, but found it very convenient for any places where a our Roomba can't go: corners, stairs, book shelves, windows, around the fireplace... It is not as powerful as bigger dysons but that is also somewhat of a plus, I can clean a box of say nuts and bolts from dust without sucking in all the metal pieces. It is a very handy device. If anything negative, I find the battery capacity a bit short of the expectation, it is sufficient for one job, but then you need to charge it. Other than that, excellent choice.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Best Portable Hand Vacuum we've owned

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    This is a very handy and powerful hand vacuum, as you'd expect with the Dyson logo. We use it regularly for spot cleanup and corner cleaning with our pugs hair. Is it perfect? No. It has a short battery life, blows air straight back at the user, and is a little expensive. If it broke today, I'd shop other models from Dyson to see if some of these issues are handled better. If they aren't, I'd replace it as is with the same model. So not 5 stars, but satisfied with or purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very Happy!

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I had another brand of hand held vacuum and wasn’t very happy with it. My kids have the battery operated vacuum with the long extension to allow them to vacuum their floors standing up. Loved the way it worked, so I decided to give this one a shot. Very pleased with the suction and ease of use. The only down side is when it is running the exhaust tends to hit you in the face if you’re holding it in a certain position. But everything else is great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Dyson product when it is on sale.

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Second Dyson V6 series portable vacuum purchased, having the motorized attachment is a good feature. 100% compatible with accessories designed for the V6 series. The newer Dyson V7 Trigger series includes the motorized head as default. Battery life on the newer model is slightly longer as well. Best Buy sale price at the time was the determining factor in deciding to purchase the V6 Top Dog since it was substantially lower than the V7 trigger retail price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars


    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I brought this while on sale over Christmas and couldn’t be happier. I had the first handheld version DYSON made and was pretty unhappy with the time of operation and even suction power. I was a little hesitant but the sale was really good so I gave it a last try. This thing is awesome... battery time has vastly improved and the suction power is great. I would absolutely but another one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars


    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I own a few dyson uprights and love them, so I figured I'd try the handheld out. The battery life on this unit is horrendous, I couldnt even vacuum my whole car on one charge. I bought this 6 days ago and now it wont charge. When plugging the cord into the unit it is loose and does not make contact. I returned this and grabbed a shark pet plus 2 for $55. In a nutshell, dyson has mastered the upright vacuums, but the handhelds are a disaster.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response


      Hi Dixout4harambe. Thank you for taking the time to provide a review on the V6 Top Dog. The V6 is a great cordless for in between cleanings, quick clean ups or small areas as it does feature 20 minutes of constant suction in standard mode and 6 minutes on MAX power for tougher jobs.

      While we understand that you may have already returned the machine, we would value the opportunity to discuss your experience, If you were not getting the specified run times Please contact us at askdysonUS@dyson.com and we will be happy to help.

      Best Wishes,
      Dyson Customer Service Dyson-EN_US

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