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Hoover WDXOA 696AFG

Hoover WDXOA 696AFG
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
94
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£1,200 Over 10 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A powerful but 3 year old 9kg capacity washer dryer, with moderate running costs.
9kg 6kg 51dB 78dB May 2016 A+++
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Hoover WDXOA 696AFG number 119 in medium washer dryers and number 303 across all washer dryers.

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76
Kagoo Score
86
Brand Rating
94
Features
78
Age
67
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hoover is an excellent washer dryer brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better washer dryers are available.
This washer dryer has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, however its running costs of £1,200 over 10 years are in the most expensive 20% of all 500+ washer dryers that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Larger than average washing capacity
Lower than average wash noise level
Very high maximum spin speed
Has an adjustable spin speed
Hoover wizard app lets you control, monitor&manage your appliance
Sensor dry lets you select the level of dryness you require
Intelligent wash system&kg mode for efficient performance

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washer dryer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the washer dryer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec washer dryers come to market, the older washer dryers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Larger than average washing capacity
Lower than average wash noise level
Very high maximum spin speed
Has an adjustable spin speed
Has a delayed start timer
Average drying capacity
Higher than average spin noise level
Only three washing programs
Larger Than Average Washing Capacity
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The washing capacity of the Hoover WDXOA 696AFG of 9kg is in the largest 29% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature. The washing capacities of washer dryers range from 2.2kg to 18kg, and the average washing capacity is 7.9kg.

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Average Drying Capacity
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The drying capacity of the Hoover WDXOA 696AFG of 6kg is relatively typical compared to most other washer dryers. It is larger than 42% of all washer dryers when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Wash Noise Level
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The average wash noise level of all washer dryers is 55dB, with the lowest being 41dB and the highest being 83dB. The wash noise level of the Hoover WDXOA 696AFG of only 51dB is lower than 83% of all washer dryers when ranked by this feature.

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Very High Maximum Spin Speed
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The maximum spin speed of the WDXOA 696AFG of 1,600 RPM is in the highest 5% of all washer dryers when ranked by this feature. The lowest maximum spin speed of washer dryers is 600 RPM, the highest is 1,600 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,400 RPM.

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Higher Than Average Spin Noise Level

The WDXOA 696AFG's spin noise level of 78dB is higher than average when compared to most other washer dryers. It is higher than 78% of all washer dryers when ranked by this feature. The spin noise levels of washer dryers range from 53dB to 89dB, and the average spin noise level is 75dB.

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Only Three Washing Programs

The WDXOA 696AFG is a three washing program washer dryer.

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Has an Adjustable Spin Speed

The WDXOA 696AFG has an adjustable spin speed. 58% of washer dryers also have an adjustable spin speed.

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Has a Delayed Start Timer

The Hoover WDXOA 696AFG has a delayed start timer, as do 79% of washer dryers.

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Age

Hoover WDXOA 696AFG Release Date

May 2016

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When Are Most New Hoover Washer Dryers Released?

We couldn't see any obvious trend in the release dates for new Hoover washer dryers over the last 3 years.

In 2018 most new Hoover washer dryers were released in September, with two new Hoover washer dryers released that month. In March 2017, four new Hoover washer dryers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Hoover washer dryer releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Hoover washer dryer releases was September, with 18 new Hoover washer dryers released that month.

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How Fast Do Hoover Washer Dryer Prices Drop After Release?

Hoover washer dryers tend to depreciate slower than most washer dryers.

Most washer dryers drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release. On average Hoover washer dryers drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £2 on a typical £493 new Hoover washer dryer by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Hoover WDXOA 696AFG Running Costs

This Hoover washer dryer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency, however the WDXOA 696AFG is in the most expensive 20% of all 500+ washer dryers that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the WDXOA 696AFG will cost £1,200 over 10 years to run.

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Electricity cost when switched on £601
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Total running cost over 10 years
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Europen European Energy Rating
2.7T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 2.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 70 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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Running this washer dryer over 10 years will use 163,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 603 baths.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Hoover WDXOA 696AFG. However we have checked the rating of all Hoover washer dryers and the average score is 85.6%.

Hoover WDXOA 696AFG Specification

Key Features
Washing Capacity
Drying Capacity
Wash Noise Level
Spin Noise Level
Performance
Maximum Spin Speed
Adjustable Spin Speed
Washing Program
Delayed Start Timer
Drying Noise Level
Washing & Drying Cycle Time
Washing Cycle Time
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Energy Consumption Per Washing & Drying Cycle
Annual Water Consumption When Washing & Drying
Annual Energy Consumption When Washing & Drying
Water Consumption Per Washing Cycle
Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Consumption (Washing, Per Cycle)
Other Features
Spin-Drying Class
Hot/cold Temperature Level
Ergonomics
Remaining Time Indication
Sensor Program Selection
Design
Loading Type
Door Hinge
Colour
Display Type
Control Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

696AFG

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