Ryobi is pushing hard into the cleaning space. Whether your needs are inside your home, garage, shop, or jobsite, there’s a Ryobi vacuum to give you a helping hand.


Best Ryobi Vacuum for Jobsites, Shops, and Garages

40V System: Ryobi 40V 10-Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum RY40WD01

Ryobi 40V 10-Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum RY40WD01

We enjoyed Ryobi’s P770 18V cordless wet-dry vac when it launched a while back. Today, there’s a much more capable model using the 40V platform. The RY40WD01 gets a major boost to 80 CFM with 50 inches of water lift and increases its capacity to 10 gallons.

It takes on a more traditional shop vacuum look compared to the original, with onboard storage for all its accessories and a drain plug at the base. 360° casters keep the vac rolling easily over hard floors. Expect up to 45 minutes of runtime with a 4.0Ah battery or an hour with a 6.0Ah pack.

Now that’s it’s on the 40V system, this vac is compatible with Ryobi’s high-performance lawn care tools, making it an excellent crossover option for your garage or shop.

  • 80 CFM
  • 50 inches of water lift
  • 60 minutes of runtime with 6.0Ah battery
  • Integrated accessory storage
  • 10-gallon canister with drain plug
  • Includes wet and dry filters, 8-foot hose (1 7/8-inch), two extension wands and clips, crevice tool, floor nozzle, drain plug, and four 360° casters

Price: $199 bare, kit price is TBA (includes a 4.0Ah battery and charger)

One+ 18V System: Ryobi 18V One+ 4.75-Gallon Stainless Steel Wet/Dry Vacuum PWV201

 Ryobi 18V One+ 4.75-Gallon Stainless Steel Wet/Dry Vacuum PWV201

Ryobi’s PWV201B is a 4.75-gallon stainless steel wet/dry vacuum that’s high on our list. It’s a highly portable mid-capacity unit that’s just as happy connected to your circular saw’s dust port as it is cleaning up sawdust from the floor when the job is done.

With 42 CFM of suction, its four 360° casters roll easily on the floor for cleaning larger areas and the accessories store neatly on board.

  • 42 CFM
  • Integrated accessory storage
  • Collapsable carry handle
  • 4.75-gallon canister with drain plug
  • Includes wet and dry filters, 5-foot hose (1 3/8-inch), telescoping extension wand and clips, crevice tool, floor nozzle, dust brush, drain plug, and four 360° casters

Price: $99 bare

Best Ryobi Vacuum for Your Home

Handheld: Ryobi 18V One+ Performance Hand Vacuum PCL704

Ryobi 18V One+ Performance Hand Vacuum PCL704

Ryobi did a nice job dialing in the design and performance of the PCL704. Featuring a sleeker look, its 40 CFM and 37 inches of water lift are double the suction of the PCL7131. Plus, the vac’s dual filter system keeps the performance up as the canister fills.

The vac also comes with a few accessories to make it a more versatile tool. There’s a dust brush and crevice nozzle along with a 1 7/16-inch adapter to attach them. While the capacity of any handheld vac is limited, the canister’s 2.8-cup volume is plenty to make quick work of small messes.

  • 40 CFM
  • 37 inches of water lift
  • Dual filter system
  • 2.8-cup (22.4-ounce) easy-empty canister
  • Includes 1 7/16-inch accessory adapter, crevice tool, and dust brush

Price: $49.97 bare, kit price TBA (includes 2.0Ah battery and charger)

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Ryobi 18V One+ Wet/Dry Hand Vacuum PCL702

This model is basically the same exterior design as the model above, but with a slightly higher dry capacity (3.3 cups) with the major bonus that it’s a wet/dry vac. The PCL02 drops to a lower 23 CFM while improving its water lift to 40 inches, prioritizing those wet messes. Overall, it’s the strongest handheld wet/dry vacuum currently available.

  • 23 CFM
  • 40 inches of water lift
  • Dual filter system
  • 3.3-cup (26.4-ounce) easy-empty canister
  • 1-cup wet capacity
  • Includes 1 1/4-inch accessory adapter, crevice tool, dust brush, and squeege

Price: $59.00 bare tool, kit price TBA (includes 2.0Ah battery and charger)

Stick Vac: Ryobi 18V One+ HP Cordless Pet Stick Vacuum with Dual Rollers PBLSV717

Stick Vac: Ryobi 18V One+ HP Cordless Pet Stick Vacuum with Dual Rollers PBLSV717

If you thought adding a brushless motor was the best thing you could do to a cordless stick vacuum, the Ryobi PBLSV717 has a surprise for you: dual rollers. The front roller has a plush design to it that’s more effective at cleaning up hard floors. Considering that’s the primary way we use our stick vacs, we welcome the addition. The rear roller is a standard brush, grabbing hair and pulling debris up from carpets more effectively.

This is the first Ryobi vacuum to get the One+ 18V HP Brushless designation, meaning it uses advanced electronics and batteries to get higher performance from its brushless motor. In this case, it gets you suction that can hit 75 inches of water lift—a big accomplishment for a cordless vac!

Whether you get this or one of the other Ryobi stick vac, they solve a major pain for us by standing up on their own.

  • 75 inches of water lift
  • 2X more power, 30% lower weight, and 50% less noise than previous models
  • 60 minutes of runtime with 4.0Ah High Performance battery
  • Cyclonic filtration (99.9% allergon capture)
  • 0.16-gallon (20.5-ounce) easy-empty canister
  • Includes wall mount, dust brush, crevice tool, micro-crevice tool, mini motorized beater bar, and dual roller bar

Price: $299 kit with 4.0Ah High Performance battery and charger

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Ryobi 18V One+ HP Cordless Pet Stick Vacuum PBLSV716

If you don’t feel a need for two rollers, you can get what is effectively the same vacuum as above with just a single brush roller instead.

  • 75 inches of water lift
  • 2X more power, 30% lower weight, and 50% less noise than previous models
  • 60 minutes of runtime with 4.0Ah High Performance battery
  • Cyclonic filtration (99.9% allergon capture)
  • 0.16-gallon (20.5-ounce) easy-empty canister
  • Includes wall mount, dust brush and crevice tool (optional micro-crevice tool, mini motorized beater bar, and dual-roller bar available)

Price: $249 kit with 4.0Ah High Performance battery and charger

Ryobi 18V One+ Cordless Stick Vacuum PCL720

For a more budget-friendly Ryobi stick vacuum, consider the PCL720. While its water lift is a more tame 25 inches, it’s a nice improvement from the previous model with 20% better power with 30% less weight.

  • 25 inches of water lift
  • 20% more power, 30% lower weight, and 50% less noise than previous models
  • 45 minutes of runtime with 4.0Ah battery
  • Cyclonic filtration (99.9% allergon capture)
  • 0.16-gallon (20.5-ounce) easy-empty canister
  • Includes wall mount, dust brush and crevice tool (optional micro-crevice tool, mini motorized beater bar, and dual-roller bar available)

Price: $199 with 4.0Ah battery and charger

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