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Hoover WDXA496A2 vs Hoover WDXAC6852B

Hoover WDXA496A2 vs Hoover WDXAC6852B

Hoover WDXA496A2
Hoover WDXAC6852B

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
12% larger washing capacity Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has a washing capacity of 9kg. That's 1kg larger than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (8kg).
Larger drying capacity Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 6kg drying capacity washer dryer. That's 1kg larger than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (5kg). Read more

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

118kWh lower annual energy consumption (washing & drying) Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 970kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption washer dryer. That's 118kWh lower than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (1,088kWh).
£199.01 cheaper to run
Over five years the Hoover WDXA496A2 only costs £4,379.58 to run whereas the Hoover WDXAC6852B costs £4,578.59 to run (5% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Hoover WDXAC6852B has a rating of "A".
4 Reasons For
2% lower noise level (spin) Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B has a noise level (spin) of 77dB. That's 1dB lower than the Hoover WDXA496A2 (77dB).
200 RPM higher maximum spin speed Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 1,600 RPM spin speed washer dryer, whereas the Hoover WDXA496A2 is only a 1,400 RPM spin speed washer dryer (200 RPM lower).
14% lower annual water consumption (washing & drying) Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B has an annual water consumption (washing & drying) of 23,000L. That's 3,000L lower than the Hoover WDXA496A2 (23,000L).
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Hoover WDXAC6852B is "A", however the rating of the Hoover WDXA496A2 is "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Slightly higher noise level (spin) Edit
Hoover WDXA496A2 is 78dB spin noise level, but the Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 77dB spin noise level washer dryer (1dB lower).
15% lower maximum spin speed Edit
The Hoover WDXA496A2 has a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM. That's 200 RPM lower than the Hoover WDXAC6852B (1,600 RPM).
Higher annual water consumption (washing & drying) Edit
Hoover WDXA496A2 is 26,000L washing & drying annual water consumption, but the Hoover WDXAC6852B is a 23,000L washing & drying annual water consumption washer dryer (3,000L lower).
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4 Reasons Against
1kg smaller washing capacity Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B is an 8kg capacity washer dryer, whereas the Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 9kg capacity washer dryer (1kg larger).
20% smaller drying capacity Edit
The Hoover WDXAC6852B has a drying capacity of 5kg, however the Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 6kg 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.

Higher annual energy consumption (washing & drying) Edit
Hoover WDXAC6852B is 1,088kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption, but the Hoover WDXA496A2 is a 970kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption washer dryer (118kWh lower).
5% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Hoover WDXAC6852B costs £4,578.59 to run which is £199.01 more to run than the Hoover WDXA496A2. Show assumptions.

Date Released

39 months Ago 39 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year 1 Year

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 2,971.47
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Water cost £ 1,408.11
Total running cost £ 4,379.58
Electricity cost - switched on £ 3,332.95
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Water cost £ 1,245.64
Total running cost £ 4,578.59
Purchase price £ 399.99
Total cost of ownership £ 4,978.58
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

15T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
378
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1,501 baths
Running this washer dryer over over 10 years will use 405,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 1,501 baths.
17T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
424
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1,328 baths
Running this washer dryer over over 10 years will use 359,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 1,328 baths.

Performance

Washing Capacity
9kg
BEST
8kg
Drying Capacity
6kg
BEST
5kg
Load Balancing System
 Load balancing system
 Load balancing system
Noise Level (drying)
51dB 51dB
Noise Level (spin)
78dB 77dB
BEST
Noise Level (wash)
61dB 61dB
Adjustable Spin Speed
 Adjustable spin speed
 Adjustable spin speed
Delayed Start Timer
 Delayed start timer
 Delayed start timer
Washing Program
 Cold
 Cold
Washing Program
3 3
Maximum Spin Speed
1,400 RPM 1,600 RPM
BEST
Cycle Time (washing & Drying)
59 min 59 min
Cycle Time (washing)
130 min 130 min

Other Features

Spin-Drying Class
 A
 A

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Energy Consumption (washing & Drying, Per Cycle)
4.85kWh
BEST
5.44kWh
Water Consumption (washing & Drying, Per Cycle)
130L 115L
BEST
Water Consumption (washing, Per Cycle)
49L
BEST
60L
Annual Water Consumption (washing & Drying)
26,000L 23,000L
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption (washing & Drying)
970kWh
BEST
1,088kWh
Annual Water Consumption (washing)
9,800L
BEST
12,000L
Annual Energy Consumption (washing)
228kWh
BEST
240kWh
Energy Consumption (washing, Per Cycle)
1.14kWh
BEST
1.2kWh

Ergonomics

Remaining Time Indication
 Remaining time indication
 Remaining time indication
Sensor Program Selection
 Sensor program selection
 Sensor program selection

Design

Loading Type
 Front-load
 Front-load
Colour
 White
 White
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Control Type
 Rotary
 Rotary
Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Reversible Doors
 Reversible doors
 Reversible doors

Weight & Dimensions

Height
850mm 850mm
Width
600mm 600mm
Weight
73kg 70.5kg
BEST
Depth
540mm 540mm
Package Height
890mm 890mm
Package Depth
600mm 600mm
Package Width
650mm 650mm
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