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AEG L8FBE961R

AEG L8FBE961R
96
Reviews
4 Reviews
93
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
78
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£800 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An spectacularly highly rated and top of the range 9kg capacity washing machine, with very low running costs and an astonishingly fast 1,600 RPM maximum spin speed. It's really good-looking.
9kg 51dB 1,600 RPM A Jul 2016 A+++
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the AEG L8FBE961R number 248 in medium washing machines and number 873 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
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Features
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Value for Money
78
Age
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80
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 95%. Looking across the entire Bush washing machine range, the average reviews for all Bush washing machines are also excellent.
This washing machine is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer washing machines with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest washing machines 2019.
This AEG washing machine has running costs of £800 over 10 years, which puts it neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 2,000+ washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washing machines.
The L8FBE961R has some great features:
Bigger than average drum capacity
Faster than average maximum spin speed
Quieter than average noise level
Has a rinse hold

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washing machine 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 washing machine is recommended.

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

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Average Review Score

4.7 stars (4 reviews)

75%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the AEG L8FBE961R?

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Some Owners Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • ... Ease to use. Good build quality. Great guarantee. Looks good. Quiet. Value for money.
    ao.com - Ao.com 7 Jun 2017
  • ... expecting too much. Hopefully we'll get better results next time. This machine isn't cheap, but you get what you pay for. And what you get in the (catchily-named) ...
    AT2405 - Ao.com 7 Jun 2017
  • Two People Thought the AEG L8FBE961R Was Reliable
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    One Person Thought the AEG L8FBE961R Was Good in Terms of Size
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    Four People Thought the AEG L8FBE961R Was Carefully Designed

    Four people thought that the AEG L8FBE961R was really good-looking.

  • ... colours. In terms of appearance, it's a really handsome piece of kit that would look good in any kitchen or utility room. It can handle up to a 9Kg load, ...
    AT2405 - Ao.com 7 Jun 2017
  • ... to help me look like less of a tramp. The pro sense technology is also pretty good, it weighs the clothes in the machine to give them a more tailored wash. ...
    PM0504 - Ao.com 13 May 2017
  • ... easier to iron. I'm a bit lazy and don't always iron t-shirts so this is going to help me look like less of a tramp. The pro sense technology is also pretty ...
    PM0504 - Ao.com 13 May 2017
  • A nice looking machine - okay But I found the door handle opening a little cumbersome, which juts out from the machine The OFF and ON button a little hard ...
    Ami - Ao.com 18 Oct 2017
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Technical Features
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    One Person Thought it Had Been Designed With Environmental Issues in Mind
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    One Person Thought it Had an OK Noise Level
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    How Good Are AEG Washing Machines?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average drum capacity
    Faster than average maximum spin speed
    Quieter than average noise level
    Has a rinse hold
    Has a child lock
    Has a sensor program selection
    Has a Rinse Plus function
    Washing class rating of A

    What the Reviews Say

    Four people thought the AEG L8FBE961R was carefully designed
    Bigger Than Average Drum Capacity
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    The drum capacities of washing machines range from 1.5kg to 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg. The drum capacity of the AEG L8FBE961R of 9kg is bigger than 89% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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    Faster Than Average Maximum Spin Speed
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    Across all the washing machines the maximum spin speeds range from 100 RPM to 2,800 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,300 RPM. The maximum spin speed of the L8FBE961R of 1,600 RPM is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 9% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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    Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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    The L8FBE961R's noise level of only 51dB is quieter than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the quietest 25% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of washing machines range from 39dB to 86dB, and the average noise level is 58dB.

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    Washing Class Rating of A
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    This washing machine has a washing class of A, which is the most commonly found washing class on washing machines.

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    Has a Rinse Hold

    The L8FBE961R has a rinse hold. 88% of washing machines do not have a rinse hold.

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    Has a Child Lock
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    The L8FBE961R has a child lock. 54% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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    Has a Sensor Program Selection

    The AEG L8FBE961R has a sensor program selection. 95% of washing machines do not have a sensor program selection.

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    Has a Rinse Plus Function

    The L8FBE961R has a Rinse Plus function. 74% of washing machines do not have a Rinse Plus function.

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    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    Some owners thought it was fairly priced
    78
    Age

    AEG L8FBE961R Release Date

    July 2016

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    When Are Most New AEG Washing Machines Released?

    The most common period for new AEG washing machines to be released in is between March and May.

    If you wait until March 2019 then you might be able to get better features on your AEG washing machine. Also the price of the current AEG washing machines may drop off just before the latest models are released in March. In 2018 most new AEG washing machines were released in March, with 10 new AEG washing machines released that month. 18 new AEG washing machines were released in May 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new AEG washing machine releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new AEG washing machine releases was September, with 44 new AEG washing machines released that month.

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    How Fast Do AEG Washing Machine Prices Drop After Release?

    Most washing machines drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release, however AEG washing machines tend to depreciate faster.

    In the first 6 months after release, AEG washing machines drop in price by 9% on average. That means that on a typical AEG washing machine costing £406 you could save on average £37 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    AEG L8FBE961R Running Costs

    Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the L8FBE961R is £800, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 2,000+ washing machines that we checked.

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    Europen European Energy Rating
    1.4T
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    36
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 36 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    479
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 129,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 479 baths.

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    AEG L8FBE961R Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Noise Level
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Washing Class
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Adjustable Temperature
    Adjustable Spin Speed
    Rinse Hold
    Rinse Plus Function
    Half-Load Function
    Spin-Drying Class
    Delayed Start Timer
    Spin Noise Level
    Maximum Delay Start
    Easy Iron Function
    Washing Programs
    Quick Washing Program
    Steam Washing Program
    Pre-Wash Program
    Delicate/silk Washing Program
    Cotton Washing Program
    Spin Only Program
    Wool Washing Program
    Design
    Colour
    Loading Type
    Case Design
    Control Type
    Display Type
    Water Fill
    Ergonomics
    Child Lock
    Sensor Program Selection
    Remaining Time Indication
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Fuzzy Logic Controls
    Number of Programs

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    l8fbe961r l8fbe961r

    Barcodes

     07332543546664

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