This washer dryer has an efficiency rating of A++. The WT46W260 is in the cheapest 34% of all the washer dryers that came out more than two years ago that we have looked at for 3 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 3 year running cost of the WT46W260 is £600.
B Drying Energy Efficiency Class
This washer dryer has a B drying energy efficiency class, which is typical of many washer dryers that are a similar age to it.
Has One Drying Program
The number of drying programs found on the WT46W260 is more than most washer dryers of this age and type. The most frequently found drying program is Cotton, but this drying program is not found on this Siemens washer dryer. The drying programs Cotton|Mix|Quick|Shirt/blouse|Towel|Wool are also found on this washer dryer.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption When Washing
Washer dryers of a similar age and spec to the WT46W260 have annual energy consumptions when washing of between 140kWh and 290kWh, and the average annual energy consumption when washing is 220kWh. The Siemens WT46W260 has a quite low annual energy consumption when washing (only 199 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other washer dryers that are a comparable age to the WT46W260.
The average weight of washer dryers of a comparable age and type to the WT46W260 is 66kg, and the weights range from 40kg to 81kg. The WT46W260 is quite light (only 55 kilograms) compared to most of the other washer dryers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WT46W260.
3 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Load Balancing System
The WT46W260 does not have a load balancing system. Most of the other washer dryers of this spec and age also do not have a load balancing system.
Does Not Have a Reversible Door
Most washer dryers of this spec and age do not have a reversible door. The Siemens WT46W260 is no exception to this as it too does not have a reversible door.
There are a number of other washer dryers which also have a reversible door which you might also want to look at including the Siemens WT47Y701 (£963.01).
Quite High Drying Noise Level
At 65 decibels, the Siemens WT46W260 has a quite high drying noise level compared to most of the other similar spec washer dryers that were released more than two years ago. The average drying noise level of washer dryers that were launched around the same time as the WT46W260 is 62dB.
2 Other reasons to consider the Siemens WT46W260
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this washer dryer was released.
Average Drying Capacity
The WT46W260 has a pretty typical drying capacity (7 kilograms) compared to most of the other washer dryers that were released around the same time as the WT46W260.
If you want a larger drying capacity then you might want to consider the Siemens WT47Y701 (£963.01) (8kg).
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Delayed Start Timer
Cotton, Mix, Quick, Shirt/blouse, Towel, Wool
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20-24, 220, 220-240, 24, 240
220, 220 - 240, 240
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Towel Drying Program
Cotton Drying Program
Blouse/shirt Drying Program
Quick Drying Program
Mix Drying Program
Wool Drying Program
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Total running cost over 10 years
Running costs for this washer dryer have been estimated based on other similar washer dryers. If you know how much electricity and water the Siemens WT46W260uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 3.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 77 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the Siemens WT46W260 assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions