Bosch WKD28540GB vs Smeg WDI14C7

Bosch WKD28540GB
Smeg WDI14C7

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
17% lower per cycle energy consumption when washing Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB is a 1.02kWh per cycle energy consumption when washing washer dryer. That's 0.17kWh lower than the Smeg WDI14C7 (1.19kWh).
£111.60 cheaper to run
The Bosch WKD28540GB only costs £2,281.60 to run over five years whereas the Smeg WDI14C7 costs £2,393.20 to run (5% more). Read more
8 Reasons For
Larger washing capacity Edit
Smeg WDI14C7 is 7kg capacity. That's 1kg larger than the Bosch WKD28540GB (7kg).
1kg larger drying capacity Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 4kg drying capacity washer dryer. That's 1kg larger than the Bosch WKD28540GB (4kg). Read more

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

Lower drying noise level Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 58dB drying noise level washer dryer. That's 2dB lower than the Bosch WKD28540GB (58dB).
2dB lower spin noise level Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 has an spin noise level of 72dB, whereas the Bosch WKD28540GB is a 74dB spin noise level washer dryer (2dB higher).
2% lower wash noise level Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 56dB wash noise level washer dryer. That's 1dB lower than the Bosch WKD28540GB (56dB).
300W lower connected load Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 2,000W connected load washer dryer. That's 300W lower than the Bosch WKD28540GB (2,000W).
Lower washing & drying annual energy consumption Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 952kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption washer dryer. That's 10kWh lower than the Bosch WKD28540GB (952kWh).
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Smeg WDI14C7 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Bosch WKD28540GB has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
17% smaller washing capacity Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a washing capacity of 6kg, however the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 7kg capacity washer dryer (1kg larger).
A lot smaller drying capacity Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a drying capacity of 3kg, but the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 4kg 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.

A little higher drying noise level Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a drying noise level of 60dB, but the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 58dB drying noise level washer dryer (2dB lower).
Higher spin noise level Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB is a 74dB spin noise level washer dryer. That's 2dB higher than the Smeg WDI14C7 (72dB).
1dB higher wash noise level Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a wash noise level of 57dB, however the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 56dB wash noise level washer dryer (1dB lower).
Higher connected load Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a connected load of 2,300W, but the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 2,000W connected load washer dryer (300W lower).
Moderately higher washing & drying annual energy consumption Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a washing & drying annual energy consumption of 962kWh, whereas the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 952kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption washer dryer (10kWh lower).
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Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Bosch WKD28540GB has an energy efficiency rating of "B", but the Smeg WDI14C7 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons Against
Higher per cycle energy consumption when washing Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 has a per cycle energy consumption when washing of 1.19kWh, but the Bosch WKD28540GB is a 1.02kWh per cycle energy consumption when washing washer dryer (0.17kWh lower).
Older by one month
The Smeg WDI14C7 is one month older than the Bosch WKD28540GB.
Higher running costs over five years by £111.60
Over five years the Smeg WDI14C7 costs £2,393.20 to run which is £111.60 more to run than the Bosch WKD28540GB. Show assumptions.

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Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 1,768.18
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Water cost £ 513.42
Total running cost £ 2,281.60
Electricity cost - switched on £ 1,749.80
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Water cost £ 643.40
Total running cost £ 2,393.20
Purchase price £ 419.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,812.20
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

8.8T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 8.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
225
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
547 baths
Running this washer dryer over over 10 years will use 148,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 547 baths.
8.7T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 8.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
223
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
686 baths
Running this washer dryer over over 10 years will use 185,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 686 baths.

Performance

Washing Capacity
6kg 7kg
BEST
Drying Capacity
3kg 4kg
BEST
Load Balancing System
 Load balancing system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Drying Program
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Non-Stop Wash & Dry
 Non-stop wash & dry
Unknown - Click to provide data
Drying Noise Level
60dB 58dB
BEST
Foam Control System
 Foam control system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Spin Noise Level
74dB 72dB
BEST
Wash Noise Level
57dB 56dB
BEST
Adjustable Spin Speed
 Adjustable spin speed
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Delay Start
24h 24h
Delayed Start Timer
 Delayed start timer
 Delayed start timer
Half-Load Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Half-load mode
Washing Program
 Quick
 Delicate/silk
 Mix
 Night
 Quick
 Delicate/silk
 Mix
 Night
Washing Program
Unknown - Click to provide data 15
Drying Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Washing Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Maximum Spin Speed
1,400 RPM 1,400 RPM
AquaStop Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AquaStop function

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
Washing & Drying Energy Consumption
4.81kWh 4.76kWh
BEST
Washing & Drying Water Consumption
79L
BEST
99L
Water Consumption When Washing
Unknown - Click to provide data 47L
Connected Load
2,300W 2,000W
BEST
Washing & Drying Annual Water Consumption
19,800L 19,800L
Washing & Drying Annual Energy Consumption
962kWh 952kWh
BEST
Annual Water Consumption When Washing
9,000L Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption When Washing
204kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Per Cycle Energy Consumption When Washing
1.02kWh
BEST
1.19kWh
AC Input Voltage
 220
 220
Current
13A Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Ergonomics

Child Lock
 Child lock
 Child lock
Remaining Time Indicator
 Remaining time indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Opening Angle
180° Unknown - Click to provide data
Buzzer
 Buzzer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Length
2.2m Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Loading Type
 Front-load
 Front-load
Certification
CE, VDE Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Hinge
 Left
 Left
Colour
 White
 White
Drum Volume
52L Unknown - Click to provide data
Drum Material
 Stainless steel
 Stainless steel
Viewing Window
 Viewing window
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tub Material
 Plastic
 Plastic
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Control Type
 Buttons
 Rotary
 Buttons
 Rotary
Case Design
 Built-in
 Built-in

Weight & Dimensions

Height
820mm 820mm
Width
595mm 596mm
Weight
82kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
584mm 560mm
BEST
Installation Compartment Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 820mm
Packaging Height
880mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 584mm
Packaging Depth
660mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 600mm
Packaging Width
660mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Opening Diameter
300mm 300mm

Washing Programs

Quick Washing Program
 Quick washing program
Unknown - Click to provide data
Night Washing Program
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mix Washing Program
 Mix washing program
Unknown - Click to provide data
Delicate/silk Washing Program
 Delicate/silk washing program
Unknown - Click to provide data
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