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Victorinox Werks Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 596 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 19 reasons to buy the Werks - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

83% of the reviewers give the Victorinox Werks a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (56%)
Good (27%)
Average (8%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (4%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Victorinox Werks:

Reviewers like these things about the Victorinox Werks

  • Many users said that the Victorinox Werks is terrific for travel, as it fits quite a large amount of clothing.
  • A lot of reviewers find the spinners great and easy to glide through the airport.
  • One user said that the luggage proves to be everything promised, lightweight, can tackle any surface from an upright position and fabric that held up beautifully.
  • A lot of owners find its weight, quality and overall appearance to be impressive.
  • Others thought it has zippers that are nice and seem to be very durable.
  • Some users thought that its slick partitioning feature and very usable suiter large cube zipper bags complement the system perfectly.
  • Many appreciate the special removable compartments that keep things separated.
  • One owner said its the perfect size for business and pleasure trips.
  • Some reviewers thought it's absolutely well constructed yet lightweight and able to endure many overseas trips.
  • Travelers like how it able to hold a week's worth of clothes and miscellaneous accessories.
  • Others find its interior organization great.
  • Many users thought it's well designed and has a good use of interior space.
  • Others praise it for its well-designed pockets which allow them to easily get to things they want to use on the trip, or live out of the bag for a couple of days without unpacking.
  • Many love its four double-wheels that rotate fully make it easy to use on almost any surface from slick airport floors to broken pavement.
  • Others liked how the carrying straps fit well in the hand and are stiff enough to support the bag and stay out of the way when not in use.
  • Many reviewers thought this is an excellent choice for anyone who travel reasonably frequently and want a bag that can keep a suit wrinkle free.
  • Some users find its nylon fiber indestructible and very easy to clean.
  • A lot of reviewers find the presence of zip compartments both inside and outside very useful.
  • Many users praise its wide variety of inserts and internal features that maximize packing.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Other users are disappointed that it has no wheel locks.
  • Some reviewers said they would have preferred a TSA lock build into the suitcase to clip the zippers into for security purpose.


Crowdsourced specs across all Victorinox Werks models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity26.55-110.6 l (1620-6749 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.9-10 oz (1.8-4.5 kg)
Length iconLength8-12 in (20-30 cm)
Width15-24 in (38-61 cm)
Height14-20 in (36-51 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Victorinox Werks Traveler 5.0

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Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity26.55 l (1620 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.9 oz (1.8 kg)
Length iconLength8 in (20 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height20 in (51 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Victorinox Werks features:
  • Compression straps
  • Wheeled/rolling

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Zippered top

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Victorinox Werks models (the most popular choice is the Werks traveler 5.0).

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

traveler 5.026.55 l3.9 oz0.14 oz/L
WT 2041.3 l6.4 oz0.16 oz/L
WT 2245.4 l6.9 oz0.15 oz/L
WT 2481.4 l9.1 oz0.11 oz/L
WT 27110.6 l10 oz0.09 oz/L


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The Victorinox Werks ranks #6 compared with the other Victorinox bags.

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vs All Bags

The Victorinox Werks ranks #1911 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparisons of the Victorinox Werks vs 2 other, similar bags.

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Victorinox Werks vs Victorinox Avolve

Victorinox Werks
Victorinox Werks

Based on 596 reviews
Capacity: 26.55-110.6 l
Weight: 3.9-10 oz
Price: $$$

Victorinox Avolve
Victorinox Avolve


Based on 198 reviews

Weight: 6.8-7.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Werks is rated somewhat better than the Avolve.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 794 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Werks is 35% heavier than the biggest Avolve (10 oz vs 7.4 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Werks is available in these colors:

Victorinox Werks vs Victorinox Lexicon

Victorinox Werks
Victorinox Werks


Based on 596 reviews
Capacity: 26.55-110.6 l
Weight: 3.9-10 oz
Price: $$$

Victorinox Lexicon
Victorinox Lexicon

Based on 126 reviews

Weight: 2.75-8.45 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Werks is rated a bit worse than the Lexicon.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 722 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Werks is 18% heavier than the biggest Lexicon (10 oz vs 8.45 oz).

Compression straps
Water resistant
Zippered top

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Werks is available in these colors:

Only the Lexicon is available in these colors:

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Last updated on July 03, 2019