Bosch WKD28540GB vs Smeg WDI14C7

Bosch WKD28540GB
Smeg WDI14C7

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
17% lower energy consumption washing per cycle Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has an energy consumption washing per cycle of 1.02kWh. That's 0.17kWh lower than the Smeg WDI14C7 (1.19kWh).
£186.00 cheaper to run
The Bosch WKD28540GB only costs £3,802.66 to run over five years whereas the Smeg WDI14C7 costs £3,988.66 to run (5% more). Read more
10 Reasons For
Larger washing capacity Edit
Smeg WDI14C7 is 7kg capacity. That's 1kg larger than the Bosch WKD28540GB (7kg).
1kg larger drying capacity Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 4kg drying capacity washer dryer. That's 1kg larger than the Bosch WKD28540GB (4kg). Read more

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

Lower noise level (drying) Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 58dB drying noise level washer dryer. That's 2dB lower than the Bosch WKD28540GB (58dB).
2dB lower noise level (spin) Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 72dB spin noise level washer dryer, whereas the Bosch WKD28540GB is a 74dB spin noise level washer dryer (2dB higher).
2% lower noise level (wash) Edit
Smeg WDI14C7 is 56dB wash noise level. That's 1dB lower than the Bosch WKD28540GB (56dB).
300W lower connected load Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 is a 2,000W connected load washer dryer. That's 300W lower than the Bosch WKD28540GB (2,000W).
Lower annual energy consumption washing & drying Edit
The Smeg WDI14C7 has an annual energy consumption washing & drying of 952kWh. That's 10kWh lower than the Bosch WKD28540GB (952kWh).
Cheaper by £229
The Smeg WDI14C7 is £228.90 cheaper than the Bosch WKD28540GB.
6 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this washer dryer remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Smeg WDI14C7 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Bosch WKD28540GB has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
17% smaller washing capacity Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a washing capacity of 6kg, however the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 7kg capacity washer dryer (1kg larger).
A lot smaller drying capacity Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a drying capacity of 3kg, but the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 4kg 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.

A little higher noise level (drying) Edit
Bosch WKD28540GB is 60dB drying noise level, but the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 58dB drying noise level washer dryer (2dB lower).
Higher noise level (spin) Edit
Bosch WKD28540GB is 74dB spin noise level. That's 2dB higher than the Smeg WDI14C7 (72dB).
1dB higher noise level (wash) Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a noise level (wash) of 57dB, however the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 56dB wash noise level washer dryer (1dB lower).
Higher connected load Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB has a connected load of 2,300W, but the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 2,000W connected load washer dryer (300W lower).
Moderately higher annual energy consumption washing & drying Edit
The Bosch WKD28540GB is a 962kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption washer dryer, whereas the Smeg WDI14C7 is a 952kWh washing & drying annual energy consumption washer dryer (10kWh lower).
£229 more expensive
The Bosch WKD28540GB is more expensive than the Smeg WDI14C7 by £228.90.
Not as many stockists
Only 5 stores sells the Bosch WKD28540GB, however 11 shops sell the Smeg WDI14C7. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this washer dryer remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Bosch WKD28540GB has an energy efficiency rating of "B", but the Smeg WDI14C7 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons Against
Higher energy consumption washing per cycle Edit
Smeg WDI14C7 is 1.19kWh per cycle energy consumption when washing, but the Bosch WKD28540GB is a 1.02kWh per cycle energy consumption when washing washer dryer (0.17kWh lower).
Older by one month
The Smeg WDI14C7 is one month older than the Bosch WKD28540GB.
Higher running costs over five years by £186.00
Over five years the Smeg WDI14C7 costs £3,988.66 to run which is £186.00 more to run than the Bosch WKD28540GB. Show assumptions.

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Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 2,946.96
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Water cost £ 855.70
Total running cost £ 3,802.66
Purchase price £ 678.90
Total cost of ownership £ 4,481.56
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 2,916.33
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Water cost £ 1,072.33
Total running cost £ 3,988.66
Purchase price £ 450.00
Total cost of ownership £ 4,438.66
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

15T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
375
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
912 baths
Running this washer dryer over over 10 years will use 246,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 912 baths.
14T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
371
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1,143 baths
Running this washer dryer over over 10 years will use 309,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 1,143 baths.

Performance

Washing Capacity
6kg 7kg
BEST
Drying Capacity
3kg 4kg
BEST
Load Balancing System
 Load balancing system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quantity of Drying Programs
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Non-Stop Wash & Dry
 Non-stop wash & dry
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (drying)
60dB 58dB
BEST
Foam Control System
 Foam control system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (spin)
74dB 72dB
BEST
Noise Level (wash)
57dB 56dB
BEST
Adjustable Spin Speed
 Adjustable spin speed
Unknown - Click to provide data
Delay Start (max)
24h 24h
Delayed Start Timer
 Delayed start timer
 Delayed start timer
Half-Load
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Half-load
Washing Program
 Quick
 Delicate/silk
 Mix
 Night
 Quick
 Delicate/silk
 Mix
 Night
Quantity of Washing Programs
Unknown - Click to provide data 15
Drying Class
 B
BEST
 B
Washing Class
 A
 A
Maximum Spin Speed
1,400 RPM 1,400 RPM
AquaStop Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AquaStop function

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
Energy Consumption Washing & Drying Per Cycle
4.81kWh 4.76kWh
BEST
Water Consumption Washing & Drying Per Cycle
79L
BEST
99L
Water Consumption Washing Per Cycle
Unknown - Click to provide data 47L
Connected Load
2,300W 2,000W
BEST
Annual Water Consumption Washing & Drying
19,800L 19,800L
Annual Energy Consumption Washing & Drying
962kWh 952kWh
BEST
Annual Water Consumption Washing
9,000L Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption Washing
204kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Consumption Washing Per Cycle
1.02kWh
BEST
1.19kWh
AC Input Voltage
 220
 220
Current
13A Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Ergonomics

Child Lock
 Child lock
 Child lock
Remaining Time Indication
 Remaining time indication
Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Opening Angle
180° Unknown - Click to provide data
Buzzer
 Buzzer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Length
2.2m Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Loading Type
 Front-load
 Front-load
Certification
CE, VDE Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Hinge
 Left
 Left
Colour of Product
 White
 White
Drum Volume
52L Unknown - Click to provide data
Drum Material
 Stainless steel
 Stainless steel
Viewing Window
 Viewing window
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tub Material
 Plastic
 Plastic
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Control Type
 Buttons
 Rotary
 Buttons
 Rotary
Case Design
 Built-in
 Built-in

Weight & Dimensions

Height
820mm 820mm
Width
595mm 596mm
Weight
82kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
584mm 560mm
Installation Compartment Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 820mm
Package Height
880mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 584mm
Package Depth
660mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 600mm
Package Width
660mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Opening Diameter
300mm 300mm

Washing Programs

Quick Washing Program
 Quick washing program
Unknown - Click to provide data
Night Washing Program
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mix Washing Program
 Mix washing program
Unknown - Click to provide data
Delicate/silk Washing Program
 Delicate/silk washing program
Unknown - Click to provide data
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