The S2 line of Miele vacuums is the economy line. This line was developed to make Miele vacuums more affordable to all consumers. it has the same power and warranty as the more deluxe models.the main body is lighter and is not hospital grade when using a HEPA filter. ther is no separate compartment gaskets. the accessories are Miele basic quality. great vacuums for budget minded consumers.
Miele motors are design to last 20 years . This is something to consider when purchasing the right model for you. Make sure you get the features you want. when the cost is spread out over the life of the vacuum it comes to $10.00 a year to upgrade .