Hoover WDXA496A2 vs Hoover WDXAC6852B

Hoover WDXA496A2
Hoover WDXAC6852B

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
12% larger washing capacity Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has a washing capacity of 9kg. That's 1kg larger than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (8kg).
Larger drying capacity Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 6kg drying capacity washer dryer. That's 1kg larger than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (5kg). Read more

The total amount of clothes that can be put in the tumble dryer or washer/dryer in a single dry.

118kWh lower washing & drying annual energy consumption Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 970kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption washer dryer. That's 118kWh lower than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (1,088kWh).
Lower annual water consumption when washing Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 9,800L annual water consumption when washing washer dryer. That's 2,200L lower than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (12,000L).
Lower annual energy consumption when washing Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 228kWh annual energy consumption when washing washer dryer. That's 12kWh lower than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (240kWh).
0.06kWh lower per cycle energy consumption when washing Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has a per cycle energy consumption when washing of 1.14kWh, however the Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 1.2kWh per cycle energy consumption when washing washer dryer (0.06kWh higher).
£119.40 cheaper to run
Over five years the Hoover WDXA496A2 only costs £2,627.75 to run whereas the Hoover WDXAC6852B costs £2,747.15 to run (5% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Hoover WDXAC6852B has a rating of "A".
4 Reasons For
2% lower spin noise level Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 77dB spin noise level washer dryer. That's 1dB lower than the Hoover WDXA496A2 (77dB).
200 RPM higher maximum spin speed Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 1,600 RPM spin speed washer dryer, whereas the Hoover WDXA496A2 is only a 1,400 RPM spin speed washer dryer (200 RPM lower).
14% lower washing & drying annual water consumption Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 23,000L washing & drying annual water consumption washer dryer. That's 3,000L lower than the Hoover WDXA496A2 (23,000L).
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Hoover WDXAC6852B is "A", however the rating of the Hoover WDXA496A2 is "A".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Slightly higher spin noise level Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has an spin noise level of 78dB, but the Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 77dB spin noise level washer dryer (1dB lower).
15% lower maximum spin speed Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM. That's 200 RPM lower than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (1,600 RPM).
Higher washing & drying annual water consumption Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has a washing & drying annual water consumption of 26,000L, but the Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 23,000L washing & drying annual water consumption washer dryer (3,000L lower).
7 Reasons Against
1kg smaller washing capacity Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B is an 8kg capacity washer dryer, whereas the Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 9kg capacity washer dryer (1kg larger).
20% smaller drying capacity Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B has a drying capacity of 5kg, however the Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 6kg drying capacity washer dryer (1kg larger). Read more

The total amount of clothes that can be put in the tumble dryer or washer/dryer in a single dry.

Higher washing & drying annual energy consumption Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B has a washing & drying annual energy consumption of 1,088kWh, but the Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 970kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption washer dryer (118kWh lower).
19% higher annual water consumption when washing Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B has an annual water consumption when washing of 12,000L, however the Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 9,800L annual water consumption when washing washer dryer (2,200L lower).
Marginally higher annual energy consumption when washing Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B has an annual energy consumption when washing of 240kWh, whereas the Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 228kWh annual energy consumption when washing washer dryer (12kWh lower).
Higher per cycle energy consumption when washing Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 1.2kWh per cycle energy consumption when washing washer dryer. That's 0.06kWh higher than the Hoover WDXA496A2 (1.2kWh).
5% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Hoover WDXAC6852B costs £2,747.15 to run which is £119.40 more to run than the Hoover WDXA496A2. Show assumptions.

Date Released

35 months Ago 35 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year 1 Year

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 1,782.88
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Water cost £ 844.87
Total running cost £ 2,627.75
Purchase price £ 389.99
Total cost of ownership £ 3,017.74
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 1,999.77
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Water cost £ 747.38
Total running cost £ 2,747.15

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

8.9T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 8.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
227
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
901 baths
Running this washer dryer over over 10 years will use 243,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 901 baths.
9.9T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 9.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
255
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
797 baths
Running this washer dryer over over 10 years will use 215,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 797 baths.

Performance

Washing Capacity
9kg
BEST
8kg
Drying Capacity
6kg
BEST
5kg
Load Balancing System
 Load balancing system
 Load balancing system
Drying Noise Level
51dB 51dB
Spin Noise Level
78dB 77dB
BEST
Wash Noise Level
61dB 61dB
Adjustable Spin Speed
 Adjustable spin speed
 Adjustable spin speed
Delayed Start Timer
 Delayed start timer
 Delayed start timer
Washing Program
 Cold
 Cold
Washing Program
3 3
Maximum Spin Speed
1,400 RPM 1,600 RPM
BEST
Washing & Drying Cycle Time
59 min 59 min
Washing Cycle Time
130 min 130 min

Other Features

Spin-Drying Class
 A
 A

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Washing & Drying Energy Consumption
4.85kWh
BEST
5.44kWh
Washing & Drying Water Consumption
130L 115L
BEST
Water Consumption When Washing
49L
BEST
60L
Washing & Drying Annual Water Consumption
26,000L 23,000L
BEST
Washing & Drying Annual Energy Consumption
970kWh
BEST
1,088kWh
Annual Water Consumption When Washing
9,800L
BEST
12,000L
Annual Energy Consumption When Washing
228kWh
BEST
240kWh
Per Cycle Energy Consumption When Washing
1.14kWh
BEST
1.2kWh

Ergonomics

Remaining Time Indicator
 Remaining time indicator
 Remaining time indicator
Sensor Program Selection
 Sensor program selection
 Sensor program selection

Design

Loading Type
 Front-load
 Front-load
Colour
 White
 White
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Control Type
 Rotary
 Rotary
Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Reversible Door
 Reversible door
 Reversible door

Weight & Dimensions

Height
850mm 850mm
Width
600mm 600mm
Weight
73kg 70.5kg
BEST
Depth
540mm 540mm
Packaging Height
890mm 890mm
Packaging Depth
600mm 600mm
Packaging Width
650mm 650mm
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