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Hotpoint WDAL8640G

85

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Hotpoint WDAL8640G

£300.00
Hotpoint WDAL8640
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A best selling and bargain price 8kg capacity washer dryer, with great features and low running costs
8kg 6kg Yes 1,400 RPM Jul 2013 A
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Hotpoint WDAL8640 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Hotpoint WDAL8640 number 1 in best selling washer dryers, number 29 in washing dryers for small families and number 31 across all washer dryers.
91
Reviews
466 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
85
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£730 Over 10 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has great user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this washer dryer to others. LG washer dryers also have excellent reviews in general.
This washer dryer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer washer dryers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest washer dryers 2018.
This Hotpoint washer dryer has an efficiency rating of A+++, and its running costs of £730 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 303 washer dryers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washer dryers.
The WDAL8640 is one of the best selling washer dryers currently on the market. View best selling washer dryers January 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and noise level.
It has some great features:
Larger than average drying capacity
Lower than average wash noise level
A washing energy efficiency class
A drying energy efficiency
Set and forget sensor drying
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Hotpoint WDAL8640 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this Hotpoint washer dryer rated it as 81 out of 100. 153 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this washer dryer either 4 or 5 stars and 89% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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A Best Selling Washer Dryer

The WDAL8640 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought washer dryers in the last 3 months.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

32 people who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

33 owners mentioned in their reviews that this washer dryer was easy to use and three people agreed that this washer dryer was easy to use the menus.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

80 customers who reviewed it concluded that it was quiet.

  • The drum is super silent and dryer is robust as well…
  • Washes the clothes well and is much quieter than my previous machine…
    Wigg22 (Ao.com) - December 2012
  • Quiet when running…
  • Very quiet machine, lots of programmes, you don't have to dry every wash you do, or you can just dry, 2 washing cycles are a short run of 30 minutes…
    Rosie73 (Ao.com) - July 2013
  • It is simple and intuitive to use, works away very quietly…
    Babyface78 (Tesco.com) - September 2015
  • Using time saver setting cuts cycle times significantly, very convenient! Very quiet…
    Bab7 (Tesco.com) - September 2015
  • Delivery very quick at a time to suit, this machine is so quiet it's difficult to know when it's finished the cycle! Very pleased…
  • Very quiet and all of the everyday programs are readily available…
  • Very very quiet until the spin cycle…
    Pdhlondon (Ao.com) - November 2012
  • The water inlet is noisy…
    Joules (Ao.com) - December 2012

Customers Report Excellent Design

Four owners concluded that this washer dryer was good looking, two people who purchased this washer dryer considered that it was well designed and two owners who purchased it wrote that it was smooth.

  • Really nice looking machine…
    Lippy22 (Ao.com) - February 2014
  • Nice design twist on the soap dispenser…
    Lippy22 (Ao.com) - February 2014
  • The graphite finish gives the product a really stylish look…
    Lippy22 (Ao.com) - February 2014
  • Good match in colour and design, was pleased with exchange service when washer dryer was delivered damaged…
  • Good looking machine.
  • Pretty simple to use; the only criticism is that the first wash didn't stop after 3 hours (approximate time even was 70 minutes) so we had to manually turn it off…
  • Excellent buy, excellent communication, enabling a smooth delivery which was mutually agreeable…
    Jan276 (Tesco.com) - December 2014
  • Smooth on line ordering process…

Customers Report Good Capacity

Eight owners who bought it wrote that it had a good capacity.

  • Capacity is great and as other reviewers commented cycles do take a few hours…
    EmROS (Tesco.com) - December 2015
  • Impressive capacity, perfect for a house with children!
    He11b (Tesco.com) - January 2015
  • It has a large capacity (plenty of room for all the washing from our family of 4 - including 2 kids that love playing in the mud!)…
  • Machine is attractive to look at and has good capacity with an effective wash…
    Elizah61 (Ao.com) - January 2013
  • Decent load size and relatively quiet considering mine is in the kitchen which opens on to the living room (nothing is 100% silent…
  • It is a good machine - silent, fast and economical, good spin speed, good load size and excellent value for money - both the washer…
  • Good load capacity, quiet…
  • Enough capacity for a single man - It it simple to install…
  • That's maybe a normal thing when machine is filled up at max capacity - You can't stop your drying cycle to check how dry the clothes are…

Users Report Good Cleaning Effectiveness

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it cleaned clothes well.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Five customers who purchased it concluded that it was well made, two people concluded that this washer dryer was strong and durable and two owners who reviewed it thought it was reliable.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Three customers who bought this washer dryer said that it had good features.

  • Lots of wash features inc time save mode which halve a cycles duration…
    He11b (Tesco.com) - January 2015
  • Gives variety of washes needed and features such as special spins etc are very useful…
  • Excellent good sized washer drier with good easy to use features…
    Alecc (Ao.com) - February 2016

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Six customers who bought it thought it was good quality.

Customers Report a Good Control Interface

Two people who reviewed this washer dryer thought it had a good display and two people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good control buttons.

  • On the whole its a good machine although would have preferred a digital display…
  • This new machine has a pause button…
    Hannah270 (Tesco.com) - December 2015
  • This is a fabulous machine, just would liked a button to press to put that sock in the wash which you always find you drop on the way to the machine…
  • A timer display would be useful to avoid constantly referring to the manual to look up the duration of the cycles…

Hotpoint Has Very Good Reviews for Its Washer Dryers

We checked 798 user and expert reviews (including 650 verified purchases) for Hotpoint washer dryers and found that on average Hotpoint has very good reviews. 90% of those that bought a Hotpoint washer dryer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Technical Guidance

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance.

  • The instruction booklet is quite vague…
  • It is worth reading the program instructions to get best results…
    LeeG24 (Tesco.com) - November 2015
  • It's very easy to use and the instruction manual/ options are clear…
    Vixytrix (Tesco.com) - October 2015
  • Instructions are clearly translated from another language…
    Eenie G (Tesco.com) - August 2014
  • The instructions aren't great…
  • Apart from the awful instructions that confuse how you dry after washing or dry on it's own this product is great…
    Diddimus (Ao.com) - April 2013
  • The washing machine ability was good although the instruction manual needed more explanation of functions…
    Hedgey (Ao.com) - February 2013

Customers Report Good Drying Effectiveness

15 owners who reviewed the Hotpoint WDAL8640 reckoned that it dried clothes well.

Value For Money

Sensationally Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £300.00 it is cheaper than 78% of washer dryers.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Hotpoint washer dryer has an efficiency rating of A+++, and the WDAL8640 is typical compared to the other 303 washer dryers that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the WDAL8640 will cost £730 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This washer dryer was released in July 2013.

Features

Larger Than Average Drying Capacity

The average drying capacity of all washer dryers is 5.3kg, with the smallest being 1.3kg and the largest being 17kg. The WDAL8640's drying capacity of 6kg is in the largest 20% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Washing Capacity

The WDAL8640's washing capacity of 8kg is fairly average compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the largest 65% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum Spin Speed

The maximum spin speed of the WDAL8640 of 1,400 RPM is fairly average compared to most other washer dryers. It is higher than 65% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Wash Noise Level

Washer dryers have wash noise levels of between 46dB and 64dB, and the average wash noise level is 54dB. The wash noise level of the WDAL8640 of only 51dB is lower than 76% of all washer dryers when ranked by this feature.

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A Washing Energy Efficiency Class

This washer dryer has an A washing class, which is typical of many washer dryers.

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A Drying Energy Efficiency

This washer dryer has an A drying class, which is the most commonly found drying class on washer dryers.

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Has a Load Balancing System

The Hotpoint WDAL8640 has a load balancing system. 78% of washer dryers do not have a load balancing system.

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Very High Spin Noise Level

The spin noise level of the Hotpoint WDAL8640 of 85dB is very high compared to most other washer dryers. It is higher than 98% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature. Washer dryers have spin noise levels of between 59dB and 85dB, and the average spin noise level is 76dB.

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16 Washing Programs

The WDAL8640 is a 16 washing program washer dryer.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

The Hotpoint WDAL8640 does not have a child lock, although it is worth keeping in mind that 60% of washer dryers also do not have a child lock.

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Larger Than Average Drum Volume

Across all the washer dryers the drum volumes range from 42L to 150L, and the average drum volume is 63L. The Hotpoint WDAL8640's drum volume of 62L is larger than 67% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hotpoint hotwdrwdal8640gukg, hotpoint wdal8640guk, guarantee wdal8640g, warranty wdal8640g, hotpoint wdal8640p, hotpoint wash6kg, hotpoint 8kg6kg

Barcodes:

05016108785447, 05016108785454, 05054645015986

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