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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Dishwasher?

Updated 26 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Hotpoint Dishwasher?

Hotpoint is well known for it's washing machines, tumble dryers, cookers and washer dryers. The company behind Hotpoint also manufacturers Whirlpool Dishwashers.

If you are thinking about buying a Hotpoint dishwasher then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of dishwasher brands is compiled by analysing over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,000 dishwashers.

Hotpoint are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at £154 for the FDAB 10110 P which has a noise level of 49dB and 13 place setting place setting and go up to £549 for the HBO 3C22 W X which has a noise level of 42dB and 14 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Hotpoint dishwasher is £304.

Hotpoint are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular dishwashers.

Is Hotpoint the Best Dishwasher Brand?

So are Hotpoint dishwashers any good? We give every dishwasher a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all dishwashers we are able to impartially rank all the dishwasher brands.

Hotpoint is ranked the No. 4 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 4th best dishwasher brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
4,351 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
72 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
836 reviews
#4
United States
90%
90%
1,409 reviews
#5
Italy
89%
89%
191 reviews
#6
Germany
89%
89%
365 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
88%
88%
211 reviews
#8
Turkey
88%
88%
3,408 reviews
#9
Italy
86%
86%
2,627 reviews
#10
United States
85%
85%
86 reviews
#11
United States
84%
84%
449 reviews
#12
Kenwood
United Kingdom
82%
82%
1,721 reviews
#13
Italy
82%
82%
396 reviews
#14
Grundig
Germany
81%
81%
237 reviews
#15
Italy
80%
80%
150 reviews
#16
Japan
78%
78%
205 reviews
#17
South Korea
76%
76%
197 reviews
#18
John Lewis
76%
76%
108 reviews
#19
Belling
United Kingdom
76%
76%
96 reviews
#20
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#21
New Zealand
76%
76%
17 reviews
#22
Poland
76%
76%
33 reviews
#23
Slovenia
75%
75%
2 reviews
#24
Blomberg
75%
75%
3 reviews
#25
Electra
74%
74%
612 reviews
#26
Sweden
74%
74%
0 reviews
#27
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
70%
70%
40 reviews
#28
Bush
United Kingdom
70%
70%
173 reviews
#29
Swan
69%
69%
29 reviews
#30
Montpellier
69%
69%
0 reviews
#31
Electriq
69%
69%
0 reviews
#32
Stoves
United Kingdom
68%
68%
21 reviews
#33
White Knight
68%
68%
28 reviews
#34
Hisense
China
68%
68%
0 reviews
#35
Baumatic
66%
66%
111 reviews
#36
CDA
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#37
Leisure
65%
65%
4 reviews
#38
LG
South Korea
65%
65%
631 reviews
#39
De Dietrich
France
64%
64%
0 reviews
#40
KitchenAid
64%
64%
1 review
#41
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
64%
64%
0 reviews
#42
Bomann
62%
62%
0 reviews
#43
Statesman
62%
62%
0 reviews
#44
Logik
United Kingdom
62%
62%
0 reviews
#45
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#46
59%
59%
0 reviews
#47
Caple
59%
59%
0 reviews
#48
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#49
New World
United Kingdom
58%
58%
6 reviews
#50
Balay
Spain
57%
57%
0 reviews
#51
Servis
United Kingdom
56%
56%
0 reviews
#52
Matrix
56%
56%
0 reviews
#53
Klarstein
55%
55%
0 reviews
#54
Casselin
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Hotpoint dishwashers compare to the other dishwasher brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All dishwasher Brands
Hotpoint Dishwashers

Hotpoint have better reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Hotpoint dishwasher being 75%. Hotpoint also have a number of great features including Adjustable Baskets, SoftSpikes and 3D Zone Wash which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Hotpoint dishwasher is 75%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hotpoint dishwasher is £50 (based on a person typically doing 3 washes per week), which makes them more efficient than most other dishwasher brands.

There's a smaller selection of Hotpoint dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 53 Hotpoint dishwashers currently on the market in the UK. Hotpoint dishwashers also tend to be cheaper than most other dishwasher brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£451
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£304
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
Price Distribution of Hotpoint Dishwashers

What Do the Hotpoint Dishwasher Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Hotpoint dishwasher to work out the average distribution of reviews for Hotpoint and then compared this to the other dishwasher brands.

Hotpoint logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Hotpoint logo

User Reviews

5 stars
926
4 stars
339
3 stars
67
2 stars
35
1 star
41

Over 100% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for Hotpoint dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 90% respectively across all Dishwasher brands.

Purchasers of Hotpoint dishwashers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and had a good price.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Hotpoint dishwashers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other dishwasher brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Bosch Miele Neff Blomberg LG Hotpoint
Which? logo
100%
16 reviews
100%
3 reviews
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
89%
1 review
91%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
79%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
91%
1 review
Average
95%
17 reviews
94%
7 reviews
93%
4 reviews
90%
3 reviews
86%
2 reviews
100%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Dishwashers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Hotpoint dishwashers. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular dishwasher brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning dishwashers

Number of Awards Bosch Miele Neff Blomberg LG Hotpoint
Which? logo
16
3
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
16
5
3
2
1

How Reliable Are Hotpoint Dishwashers?

We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hotpoint dishwashers. 50+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hotpoint dishwasher owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

86% of reviewers think Hotpoint dishwashers are reliable.

So, most people think that Hotpoint dishwashers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Hotpoint dishwashers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

The dishwasher is extremely well built
ao.com
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Not had long enough to comment on reliability
Argos.co.uk
The Eco programme doesn't wash reliably
johnlewis.com
I feel that a hose should not be leaking after only 20 months
ao.com
Broke took 2 weeks for engineer to come another 30 days for parts then another 2 weeks for engineer now up to 65 days finally agreed to replace
Tesco.com

Features to Look Out For On Hotpoint Dishwashers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Hotpoint dishwashers that set them apart from the competition. These include Adjustable Baskets, SoftSpikes and 3D Zone Wash.

Hotpoint Adjustable Baskets

Hotpoint dishwashers that feature Adjustable Baskets include the Hotpoint HFC3C26W (£250), the Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX (£369) and the Hotpoint HFC2B19 (£209).

Hotpoint SoftSpikes

Hotpoint dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Hotpoint HFC3C26W (£250), the Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX (£369) and the Hotpoint HBC2B19 (£280).

Hotpoint 3D Zone Wash

Hotpoint dishwashers that feature 3D Zone Wash include the Hotpoint HFC3C26W (£250), the Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX (£369) and the Hotpoint HFO (£300).

Hotpoint Flexiload Baskets

Hotpoint dishwashers that feature Flexiload Baskets include the Hotpoint HFC3C26W (£250), the Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX (£369) and the Hotpoint HBC2B19 (£280).

What is the Best Mid-Range Hotpoint Dishwasher?

Hotpoint HFO

£300.00
West Midlands Electrical Superstore
Hotpoint HFO
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Hotpoint HFO
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
42dB
£460
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £300 is the Hotpoint HFO, which has a Kagoo Score of 85.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
3D Zone Wash
Flexiload Baskets
14 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (42dB)

A critically acclaimed and fully featured 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, very good for small families.

92
Reviews
1 Review
89
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
1 Year Old
76
Running Costs
£460 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Hotpoint HFO has brilliant expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.

Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX Stainless Steel Dishwasher Review
Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX Stainless Steel Dishwasher Review
Hotpoint ULTIMA Dishwasher Review (HFO 3P23 WL)
Hotpoint ULTIMA Dishwasher Review (HFO 3P23 WL)

The cheapest price that we could find for the HFO in the UK is £300.00 and in total we found 10 prices for it.

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£339.00
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£359.00
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What is the Best High End Hotpoint Dishwasher?

Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX

£369.00
Amazon UK
Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX
Buy Now
Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
42dB
£744
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

If you're looking for a high end Hotpoint dishwasher then the Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 85, but is a bit more expensive at £369.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
3D Zone Wash
Flexiload Baskets
14 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (42dB)

A fully featured and classic 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, with ok running costs and a good price. Multiple reviews mentioned that this dishwasher isreally quiet and easy to use, and good-looking.

97
Reviews
83 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£740 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Hotpoint HFO3T222WGX has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 83 reviews.

Hotpoint HFO3T222WG Standard Dishwasher Review
Hotpoint HFO3T222WG Standard Dishwasher Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the HFO3T222WGX in the UK is £369.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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£369.00
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£369.00
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What is the Best Budget Choice Hotpoint Dishwasher?

Hotpoint HFC3C26W

£250.00
West Midlands Electrical Superstore
Hotpoint HFC3C26W
Buy Now
Hotpoint HFC3C26W
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
46dB
FULL
SIZE
DISHWA-
SHER
£460
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £250 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Hotpoint HFC3C26W makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
3D Zone Wash
Flexiload Baskets
14 place settings
Child lock

An excellently reviewed but 2 year old 14 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, with low running costs and a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this dishwasher cleansdishes well and it's really quiet, and easy to use.

97
Reviews
45 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
1 Year Old
76
Running Costs
£460 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Hotpoint HFC3C26W has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 45 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the HFC3C26W in the UK is £250.00 and in total we found 12 prices for it.

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£250.00
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£258.97
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£259.00
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£269.63
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£279.00
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Find the best Hotpoint dishwasher for you by checking our complete list of over 893 dishwashers
In This Guide
Should You Buy a Hotpoint Dishwasher?
Is Hotpoint the Best Dishwasher Brand?
What Do the Hotpoint Dishwasher Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Dishwashers Received?
How Reliable Are Hotpoint Dishwashers?
Features to Look Out For On Hotpoint Dishwashers
Hotpoint Adjustable Baskets
Hotpoint SoftSpikes
Hotpoint 3D Zone Wash
Hotpoint Flexiload Baskets
What is the Best Mid-Range Hotpoint Dishwasher?
What is the Best High End Hotpoint Dishwasher?
What is the Best Budget Choice Hotpoint Dishwasher?

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