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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Matthew
Updated 28 April 2020
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should you buy a Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Hotpoint is one of the most popular tumble dryer brands as well as being well known for its washing machines, cookers and washer dryers. The company behind Hotpoint also manufacturers Whirlpool Tumble Dryers.

If you are wondering how Hotpoint tumble dryers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,900 tumble dryers by objectively and impartially analysing over 20,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Hotpoint are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular and good quality tumble dryers. Their tumble dryers start at £169 for the V4D01P which has a noise level of 66dB, a drum capacity of 4kg and is a vented tumble dryer and go up to £379 for the NTM1192 which has a noise level of 65dB, a drum capacity of 9kg and is a heat pump tumble dryer. The average price of a new Hotpoint tumble dryer is £241.

Hotpoint are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular and good quality tumble dryers.

Is Hotpoint the Best Tumble Dryer Brand?

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

Hotpoint is ranked the No. 7 best tumble dryer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 7th best tumble dryer brand out there.

#1
Turkey
95%
95%
3,835 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
1,494 reviews
#3
United States
91%
91%
813 reviews
#4
AEG
Germany
90%
90%
525 reviews
#5
Italy
89%
89%
1,263 reviews
#6
Germany
89%
89%
280 reviews
#7
United States
89%
89%
3,391 reviews
#8
South Korea
87%
87%
739 reviews
#9
Grundig
Germany
84%
84%
200 reviews
#10
Germany
84%
84%
54 reviews
#11
Italy
81%
81%
1,749 reviews
#12
80%
80%
1,271 reviews
#13
Smeg
Italy
79%
79%
34 reviews
#14
Italy
79%
79%
736 reviews
#15
LG
South Korea
78%
78%
504 reviews
#16
Blomberg
77%
77%
2 reviews
#17
Logik
United Kingdom
77%
77%
311 reviews
#18
United States
73%
73%
16 reviews
#19
Belling
United Kingdom
69%
69%
59 reviews
#20
Electra
68%
68%
0 reviews
#21
Neff
Germany
68%
68%
2 reviews
#22
Slovenia
65%
65%
0 reviews
#23
Montpellier
65%
65%
27 reviews
#24
Haier
China
65%
65%
0 reviews
#25
Sweden
64%
64%
0 reviews
#26
Teknix
64%
64%
0 reviews
#27
Sharp
Japan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#28
Amica
Poland
63%
63%
0 reviews
#29
Constructa
61%
61%
0 reviews
#30
Galanz
60%
60%
0 reviews
#31
CDA
United Kingdom
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
Bauknecht
Germany
56%
56%
0 reviews
#33
Maytag
United States
55%
55%
0 reviews
#34
Electriq
54%
54%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All tumble dryer Brands
Hotpoint Tumble Dryers

There's a wide selection of Hotpoint tumble dryers available compared to other tumble dryer brands, with 20 Hotpoint tumble dryers currently on the market in the UK. At an average purchase price of £241, Hotpoint tumble dryers also tend to be cheaper than most other tumble dryer brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers.

The average review score for a Hotpoint tumble dryer is 79%.

Hotpoint have better reviews than the typical tumble dryer brand, with the average rating of a Hotpoint tumble dryer being 79%. Hotpoint have a number of great features including reverse action, Final Cool Tumble and Baby Cycle which sets them apart from the competition.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hotpoint tumble dryer is £126 (based on a person typically doing 5 tumble dries per week), which makes them more efficient than most other tumble dryer brands.

No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
£455
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,099
Price Distribution of All Tumble Dryers
No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
£241
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,099
Price Distribution of Hotpoint Tumble Dryers

What Do the Hotpoint Tumble Dryer Reviews Say?

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

Hotpoint logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
2,402
4 stars
676
3 stars
122
2 stars
70
1 star
120
Hotpoint has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its tumble dryers than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 91% of user reviews for Hotpoint tumble dryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% and 91% respectively across all Tumble Dryer brands.

Purchasers of Hotpoint tumble dryers frequently mentioned that the product has useful technical features, was easy to use and dried clothes efficiently.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Hotpoint tumble dryers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other tumble dryer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score AEG Samsung Blomberg Whirlpool Hotpoint
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
78%
1 review
90%
1 review
dinside.no/data logo
86%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
60%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
100%
1 review
Average
81%
4 reviews
95%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
95%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Tumble Dryers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Hotpoint tumble dryer. The table below compares the number of awards received by Hotpoint to other popular tumble dryer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Hotpoint has won 1 award for its tumble dryers.
Number of Awards AEG Samsung Blomberg Whirlpool Hotpoint
Which? logo
1
3
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
Total
1
1
3
1

How Reliable Are Hotpoint Tumble Dryers?

We checked over 20,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hotpoint tumble dryers. over 510 of these reviews mention reliability of which 91% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hotpoint tumble dryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

91% of reviewers think Hotpoint tumble dryers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
All was good except for some damage
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Hotpoint Tumble Dryers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Hotpoint tumble dryers that set them apart from the competition. These include reverse action, Final Cool Tumble and Baby Cycle.

Hotpoint Reverse Action

Hotpoint tumble dryers that feature reverse action include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB (£359), the Hotpoint NTM1081WK (£325) and the Hotpoint AQC9BF7E1 (£350).

Hotpoint Final Cool Tumble

Hotpoint tumble dryers that feature Final Cool Tumble include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB (£359), the Hotpoint NTM1081WK (£325) and the Hotpoint AQC9BF7E1 (£350).

Hotpoint Baby Cycle

Hotpoint tumble dryers that have a Baby Cycle include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB (£359), the Hotpoint NTM1081WK (£325) and the Hotpoint NTM1192 (£389).

Hotpoint Anti Tangle Technology

Hotpoint tumble dryers that feature anti tangle technology include the Hotpoint TVHM80CP (£168) and the Hotpoint TCFS83BGG (£228).

What is the Best Mid-Range Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Hotpoint TCFS83BGG

£227.98
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8kg
CAPACITY
69dB
NOISE LEVEL
149 Min
CYCLE TIME
595mm
WIDE
£1441
OVER 10 YEARS
B

A great mid range choice, priced at £227.98 is the Hotpoint TCFS83BGG, which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

Features We Love:
Anti tangle technology
Reverse action
Anti ageing system
Moisture sensor
Built-in condensate drainage

A fully featured and good value for money 8kg capacity condenser tumble dryer, with low running costs.

82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£1,400 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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What is the Best High End Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Hotpoint NTM1182XB

£358.97
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Hotpoint NTM1182XB
8kg
CAPACITY
65dB
NOISE LEVEL
194 Min
CYCLE TIME
595mm
WIDE
£612
OVER 10 YEARS
A

If you're looking for a high end Hotpoint tumble dryer then the Hotpoint NTM1182XB takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 84, but is a bit more expensive at £358.97.

Features We Love:
Reverse action
Moisture sensor
Child lock
Built-in condensate drainage
Anti-Crease function

A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 8kg capacity heat pump tumble dryer, great for small families. Our review analysis indicates that it has good features and a big capacity.

90
Reviews
1 Review
85
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
77
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£610 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Hotpoint NTM1182XB has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%.

New Hotpoint Active Care NTM1182XB/UK A++ 8KG Heat Pump Tumble Dryer review
New Hotpoint Active Care NTM1182XB/UK A++ 8KG Heat Pump Tumble Dryer review

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What is the Best Budget Choice Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Hotpoint TVHM80CP

£167.98
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8kg
CAPACITY
69dB
NOISE LEVEL
134 Min
CYCLE TIME
595mm
WIDE
£1500
OVER 10 YEARS
C

At only £167.98 and with a Kagoo Score of 83 the Hotpoint TVHM80CP makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Anti tangle technology
Reverse action
Anti ageing system
Shorter than average cycle time (134 min)

A cheap and classic 8kg capacity vented tumbler, very good for small families. Purchasers report that it has outstanding features, it's really easy to use but very noisy.

95
Reviews
459 Reviews
76
Features
Good Features
92
Popularity
Widely Available
82
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Age
5 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£1,500 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Hotpoint TVHM80CP has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 88%, based on 459 reviews.

The Hotpoint TVHM80CP is 595mm wide, 850mm tall, 550mm deep and weighs 30.9kg.

Hotpoint TVHM80CP front view

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?
Is Hotpoint the Best Tumble Dryer Brand?
What Do the Hotpoint Tumble Dryer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Tumble Dryers Received?
How Reliable Are Hotpoint Tumble Dryers?
Features to Look Out For On Hotpoint Tumble Dryers
Hotpoint Reverse Action
Hotpoint Final Cool Tumble
Hotpoint Baby Cycle
Hotpoint Anti Tangle Technology
What is the Best Mid-Range Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?
What is the Best High End Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?
What is the Best Budget Choice Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

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