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Hoover WDXOC 686AC
WDXOC686AC

Hoover WDXOC 686AC
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19 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Quite Popular
93
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Age
3 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£1,200 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-value 8kg capacity washer dryer, with average running costs and user reviews. Customers report that this washer dryer is really easy to use but dried clothes well and it's noisy.
8kg 6kg 51dB 80dB Mar 2016 A+++
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Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Hoover WDXOC 686AC number 45 across all washer dryers.

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Reviews
90
Features
94
Value for Money
74
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 83?

reviews indicate that it has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 65%, based on 19 reviews.
This washer dryer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better washer dryers are available.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and its running costs of £1,200 over 10 years are pretty average compared to the other 500+ washer dryers that we have calculated running costs for.
This Hoover washer dryer has some great features:
Lower than average wash noise level
Higher than average maximum spin speed
Has an adjustable spin speed
Has a delayed start timer
Hoover wizard app lets you control, monitor&manage your appliance
Convenient programs for mixed loads&quick wash
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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Average Review Score

3.3 stars (19 reviews)

37%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Hoover WDXOC 686AC?

Ease of Use
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8 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Hoover WDXOC 686AC Was Priced Fairly
  • Great machine at a fantastic price.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Aug 2018
  • ... to use. Triple A rated and 1600 spin too! Currys were selling this model for over £50 more so very good value. I thought. Delivery was exceptional I ...
    Carol - Amazon.co.uk 27 Mar 2018
  • Paul scored Value for Money 60 out of 100
    Paul - Currys.co.uk 13 Aug 2018
  • Linda scored Value for Money 100 out of 100
    Linda - Currys.co.uk 7 Mar 2018
  • Some Customers Thought This Washer Dryer Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Two people thought that the Hoover WDXOC 686AC was neat.

  • Machine is very quiet. Neat looking machine. Only found one wash which you can use 1600 spin which is disappointing as that's why I wanted this machine ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Nov 2017
  • ... I use the machine but first impressions disappointed. Machine is very quiet Neat looking machine. Only found one wash which you can use 1600 spin which ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Nov 2017
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 10 people thought that the Hoover WDXOC 686AC was really easy to use.

  • ... the range of wash cycle options do read the instruction manual but very easy to use. Triple A rated and 1600 spin too! Currys were selling this model for ...
    Carol - Amazon.co.uk 27 Mar 2018
  • Paul scored Ease of use 60 out of 100
    Paul - Currys.co.uk 13 Aug 2018
  • Linda scored Ease of use 100 out of 100
    Linda - Currys.co.uk 7 Mar 2018
  • Ros scored Ease of use 100 out of 100
    Ros - Currys.co.uk 24 Jul 2018
  • The Majority of Owners Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    Five people thought that the Hoover WDXOC 686AC had very good features.

  • Linda scored Features 100 out of 100
    Linda - Currys.co.uk 7 Mar 2018
  • Ros scored Features 100 out of 100
    Ros - Currys.co.uk 24 Jul 2018
  • Virginie scored Features 70 out of 100
    Virginie - Currys.co.uk 17 May 2018
  • Jan scored Features 100 out of 100
    Jan - Currys.co.uk 14 Aug 2018
  • One Owner Thought This Washer Dryer Had Good Environmental Credentials
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    7 Out of 10 People Thought the Hoover WDXOC 686AC Was a Bit Noisy

    More than 10 people thought that the Hoover WDXOC 686AC was noisy.

  • ... programmes. Easy to navigate dial and buttons but read manual thoroughly. A bit noisy but quieter than my old machine. Only one programme where 1600 spin ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Dec 2017
  • ... (has to be brought forward. Obstructing our cupboard door Makes a whistling noise when drying Touchscreen makes it annoying and keeps pressing options ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 17 May 2018
  • Looks good Low energy consumption. Noisy Only one program at 1600spin and it's not the 59min one (as on my previous one) Bulky (has to be brought forward. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 17 May 2018
  • The washing is good. It is a bit noisy. The delivery was awful! The delivery guys were very unprofessional...
    Adam - Amazon.co.uk 16 May 2018
  • Most Owners Thought it Did Not Clean Clothes Well

    Three people thought that the Hoover WDXOC 686AC cleaned clothes well.

  • ... spin is able to be selected plus drain and spin so I wash on the 59 minute programme with 1200 spin then drain and spin on 1600. Still quicker than most ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Dec 2017
  • ... Only found one wash which you can use 1600 spin which is disappointing as that's why I wanted this machine The next spin available is 1200 which is big drop Maybe find more as I use the machine ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Nov 2017
  • ... Only found one wash which you can use 1600 spin which is disappointing as that's why I wanted this machine The next spin available is 1200 which is big drop. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Nov 2017
  • One Person Thought This Washer Dryer Had a Poor Control Interface
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought This Washer Dryer Did Not Dry Clothes Well

    Seven people thought that the Hoover WDXOC 686AC dried clothes well.

  • ... spin is able to be selected plus drain and spin so I wash on the 59 minute programme with 1200 spin then drain and spin on 1600. Still quicker than most ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Dec 2017
  • ... bit noisy but quieter than my old machine. Only one programme where 1600 spin is able to be selected plus drain and spin so I wash on the 59 minute programme ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Dec 2017
  • ... spin so I wash on the 59 minute programme with 1200 spin then drain and spin on 1600. Still quicker than most programmes. Only one programme where 1600 ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Dec 2017
  • ... Only found one wash which you can use 1600 spin which is disappointing as that's why I wanted this machine The next spin available is 1200 which is big drop Maybe find more as I use the machine ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Nov 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Lower than average wash noise level
    Higher than average maximum spin speed
    Has an adjustable spin speed
    Has a delayed start timer
    Average washing capacity
    Average drying capacity
    Higher than average spin noise level
    Only three washing programs

    What the Reviews Say

    Some customers thought this washer dryer was thoughtfully designed
    The vast majority of customers thought it was easy to use
    The majority of owners thought it had nice technical features
    7 out of 10 people thought the Hoover WDXOC 686AC was a bit noisy
    Most owners thought it did not clean clothes well
    The vast majority of people thought this washer dryer did not dry clothes well
    Average Washing Capacity
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    The WDXOC 686AC's washing capacity of 8kg is pretty average compared to most other washer dryers. It is larger than 48% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

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    Average Drying Capacity
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    The Hoover WDXOC 686AC's drying capacity of 6kg is fairly average compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the largest 64% of all washer dryers when ranked by this feature.

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    Lower Than Average Wash Noise Level
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    The lowest wash noise level of washer dryers is 41dB, the highest is 83dB, and the average wash noise level is 55dB. The WDXOC 686AC's wash noise level of only 51dB is lower than average when compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the lowest 29% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum Spin Speed
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    The maximum spin speeds of washer dryers range from 600 RPM to 1,600 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,400 RPM. The Hoover WDXOC 686AC's maximum spin speed of 1,600 RPM is higher than 93% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature.

    What does "maximum spin speed" mean? Less Edit
    Higher Than Average Spin Noise Level

    The spin noise levels of washer dryers range from 53dB to 89dB, and the average spin noise level is 75dB. The spin noise level of the WDXOC 686AC of 80dB is in the highest 14% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature.

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    Only Three Washing Programs

    The WDXOC 686AC is a three washing program washer dryer. Most of the other washer dryers have between 2 and 24 washing programs.

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    Has an Adjustable Spin Speed

    The Hoover WDXOC 686AC 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 WDXOC 686AC has a delayed start timer. 79% of washer dryers also have a delayed start timer.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A washer dryer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Hoover WDXOC 686AC, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This washer dryer is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    What the Reviews Say

    8 out of 10 customers thought the Hoover WDXOC 686AC was priced fairly
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    Hoover WDXOC 686AC Release Date

    March 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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    Hoover WDXOC 686AC Running Costs

    This Hoover washer dryer has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the WDXOC 686AC will cost £1,200 over 10 years to run, which is pretty average compared to the other 500+ washer dryers that we checked.

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    Total running cost over 10 years
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    2.8T
    Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 2.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 72 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    532
    Running this washer dryer over 10 years will use 144,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 532 baths.

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    Hoover WDXOC 686AC 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
    Colour
    Display Type
    Control Type
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    wdxoc686ac wdxoc686c1, guarantee wdxoc686ac, 31008108 wdxoc686ac, hoover wdxoc686acb, hoover wdxoc686c1, guarantee 8kg6kg, 31008108 1600rp, mega wdxoc686ac, hoover b210381b, hoover b199749b, hoover 1600rpm, hoover 8kg6kg, hoover 686acb, mega 8kg6kg

    Barcodes

     00000031008055,  00000031008108,  00000031008677,  08016361934955,  08016361947023

    Hoover WDXOC 686AC - Other Washer Dryers Worth Considering

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    Marginally lower spin noise level
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