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4 Reasons For
One customer who purchased this washer dryer thought it was a bargain for the price. Andrew Hill wrote on Amazon “This one appeared to be a good deal and my Mother would always swear by Hotpoint” yet he only rated it 1 stars.
One Hotpoint WDAL8640 reviewer who reviewed the Hotpoint WDAL8640 considered that it was reliable. Andrew Hill he mentioned on Amazon “My old yet trusty washing machine was giving up”.
Has a Load Balancing System
The Hotpoint WDAL8640 has a load balancing system, which is unusual. Most of the other washer dryers of a comparable age and spec to the WDAL8640 do not have a load balancing system.
Other washer dryers with a load balancing system currently available which you might also want to consider include a cheaper washer dryer such as the Hotpoint WDPG8640[plb_1658831_price] or you might consider a higher scoring washer dryer such as the LG F1496[plb_1525788_price], or the Gorenje W8564P-I[plb_3049268_price].
A+ Drying Energy Efficiency Class
This washer dryer has an A drying energy efficiency class, which is typical of many similar spec washer dryers that came out around the same time as it.
3 Reasons Against
£75.00 Price Increase
In the last couple of weeks the price of the WDAL8640 has increased by £75.00.
Does Not Have a Reversible Door
Most similar spec washer dryers that have been around for more than two years do not have a reversible door. The WDAL8640 is no exception to this as it too does not have a reversible door.
Quite Small Drum Volume
At only 62 liters, the WDAL8640 has a fairly small drum volume compared to most of the other washer dryers of this age and spec. The smallest drum volume of large washing capacity washer dryers that are a similar age to the WDAL8640 is 11L, the largest is 97L, and the average drum volume is 63L.
3 Other reasons to consider the Hotpoint WDAL8640
Hotpoint Washer Dryers Have OK Reviews
Whilst Hotpoint is one of the ok washer dryer brands according to average user and expert reviews, Hotpoint has unexceptional ratings specifically for its large washing capacity washer dryers.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when Hotpoint released the WDAL8640.
Average Drying Capacity
The WDAL8640 has a pretty average drying capacity (6 kilograms) compared to most of the other large washing capacity washer dryers that were released more than two years ago.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 6kg drying capacity washer dryers currently available including cheaper washer dryers such as the Hotpoint WDPG8640[plb_1658831_price].
If you would prefer a larger drying capacity then you might also want to consider the Smeg SW128D[plb_1659019_price] (8kg and higher rated), or the Gorenje W8564P-I[plb_3049268_price] (8kg and higher rated).
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