40V VAC ATTACK™ Leaf Mulcher

Model: #RY40405BTL

4.1 | 445 Reviews
The RYOBI VAC ATTACK™ Cordless Leaf Vacuum features 2-in-1 vacuum and mulching functions to make yard clean up quick and convenient. Featuring a durable metal impeller, shred up to 16 bags of leaves down to just 1. It includes a heavy-duty bag and adjustable wheels, allowing you to easily maneuver over a variety of terrains. The variable speed dial gives you ultimate control Tear through large piles of leaves or dial back the speed for precision vacuuming in plant beds. The VAC ATTACK™ Cordless Leaf Vacuum is compatible with 40 plus RYOBI 40V tools, batteries and chargers and is backed by a 5-year warranty.


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  • Throttle: Variable Speed
  • Impeller Material: Metal
  • Mulch Ratio: 16:1
  • Watt Hours: 144
  • Weight: 12.7 lbs.
  • Warranty: 5 Year


  • 40V VAC ATTACK™ Leaf Mulcher
  • Operator's Manual


40V VAC ATTACK™ Leaf Mulcher
40V VAC ATTACK LEAF VACUUM/MULCHER is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 443.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Chokes too much It chokes up too much… spend 1/2 my time clearing it out
Date published: 2023-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Performance - A Real Value! Bought this just recently based on the recommendation of a friend who has both the 18V and 40V line of Ryobi tools. I own a 40V Ryobi mower and so was interested in other 40V Ryobi tools. I am NOT disappointed. This leaf vacuum/mulcher is a beast and saves me time. I now blow the leaves into several small piles and this mulcher does all the rest of the work! It saves me from having to rake/blow an ever growing giant pile of leaves to the curb for pickup. This tool is WELL worth the money! #VeryHappyWithRyobi
Date published: 2023-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Battery eh I really want to love this thing but the battery is keeping it from five stars. Once fully charged it does a great job. The problem is I was only able to run it for about 15-20 mins. Ryobi please fix this!
Date published: 2023-11-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a great tool for my needs. Easily handled 6 large maple trees this fall. Mulched leaves fine enough to combine with soil in my garden beds. Only downside is that it sucked up a stick and broke one of the blades and now it only vacuums and not mulching. Looked everywhere and can't find where to buy a replacement.
Date published: 2023-11-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ryobi Leaf Vacuum Great product. I wish I had some sort of a back pack device to collect the shredded leaves vice the hand held bag. It would make the product even better.
Date published: 2023-11-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great tool but garbage bag. Needs shoulder strap! This thing has a good mulcher and is pretty light but extended use can prove tiring. If it had a shoulder sling it would be helpful. The bag is trash. It’s literally held on by a zip tie. If it gets too heavy it will just fall off. Small improvements could prove this to be worth the price but man. The bag and lack of a strap is painful. RYOBI usually has these things thought out.
Date published: 2023-11-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible machine I bought an entire range of ryobi products a year and a half ago. The products work great except this piece of junk. Worked only one leaf season then just stopped working at all. Also get clogged constantly and the blades aren't sharp enough to actually mulch well. It's like every 10 minutes you have to take apart the machine to unclog the blades. Super frustrating piece of junk. Do not buy this
Date published: 2023-10-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Vac Nice leaf vac that is easy to use around the yard without having to use a cord. Emptying the bag is not so convenient.
Date published: 2023-10-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from vacuum/mulcher I ordered this about 2 weeks ago, received it pretty quickly. Hate picking up leaves by hand. My old vacuum/mulcher worked well but was electric and bulky. Good size bag, love the wheels, pretty easy to put together. I feel like it could mulch better....that is to say, smaller particles. But having used it only once so far, I do like it and would recommend it.
Date published: 2023-10-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from gerat GREAT PROUDUCT the part when the bag connects to the pipe teed to be redesigned to KEEPS COMEING OFF i had to take a pair of pliers to cut the clip in half gust to keep it attached! this is THE ONLY THING that needs to be fixed other than that is is a very good tool to have and use.
Date published: 2023-10-17
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