The Miele Marin is a true powerhouse! This canister vacuum is equipped with a silent motor, an impressive 36-foot operating radius, a variety of accessories, and has a light-weight construction for ease of maneuverability. The Marin is powerful, easy to use and is recommended for all floor types. Reviewers are boasting that after only one use they could see a difference in the way their floors and carpets looked and felt, not to mention the significant reduction in dust. The 4.76 quart bag is self-sealing so dust and dirt aren't a problem. The Marin has an automatic speed control so that you don't have to guess what speed you need to set it on in order to clean a certain surface. This feature makes it significantly easier to use and marks it unique in its class; this is quite helpful and takes the guesswork out of vacuuming. It could be described as a "Smart Vacuum" as it also is capable of shutting itself off if it overheats, as well as letting you know whether or not you need a new filter or a new bag. Yes, it comes with accessories! Included are a deluxe floor brush, dusting and upholstery attachments, and a crevice tool. The Marin has an ergonomic comfort grip handle, and a light-weight stainless steel wand which allows a more comfortable experience. The Marin uses an AirClean filter and AirClean bag system. Working together the two will impressively increase your air quality, as well as lengthen the lifespan of the machine. It is a HEPA certified vacuum. The Marin is guaranteed to improve, maintain, and restore the look and feel of your carpets and flooring. Again, the Marin is recommended for all flooring types and even displays a bumper strip so you don't have to worry about scratching and marking up your furniture and walls. With a 1200-watt low-noise vortex motor it also makes your vacuuming a little more enjoyable. These performance aspects are helpful to the cleaning process and the maintenance of your home. The Marin not only cleans your floors but it also helps clean your home.