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Beko WX742430
WX742430S

£249.00
Beko WX742430
93
Reviews
222 Reviews
72
Features
Good Features
90
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
68
Age
3 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£920 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A classic and top-value 7kg capacity washing machine, with average running costs and a good spec. This washing machine has excellent features, it's very easy to use but really noisy.
7kg 77dB 1,400 RPM A Jul 2015 A+
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Beko WX742430 number 36 in small washing machines and number 131 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
73
Features
90
Popularity
97
Value for Money
69
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 88%, based on 222 reviews.
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 2018.
This Beko washing machine has running costs of £920 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,024 washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washing machines.
The WX742430 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Faster than average maximum spin speed
Smaller than average drum capacity
Louder than average noise level

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.

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Average Review Score

4.4 stars (222 reviews)

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of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Beko WX742430?

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9 Out of 10 People Thought the Beko WX742430 Had a Reasonable Price

Two people thought that the Beko WX742430 wasn't expensive.

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Superb Value for Money
261 people agree
15 people disagree
  • This washing machine is an exceptionally good value for money. The vast program range gives a lot of options from a super short cycles to a heavy duty ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Jun 2016
  • ... washes with quick 28 minute cycle. Very pleased with it and it is very good value for money.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Feb 2016
  • Very quiet machine. Excellent value for money.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 9 Nov 2016
  • Quick washing time. And a delayed wash cycle. Economically very good for the price. And load capacity. Quick washing time, And a delayed wash cycle. Economically ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Aug 2017
  • View All Reviews About Value for Money
    Not Expensive
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Most Owners Thought it Was Not Reliable

    Four people thought that the Beko WX742430 was easy to damage or scratch.

  • Looks and works great. It has broken after 5 months.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Aug 2016
  • ... Works great so are no problems. First one arrived with a loose top and broken drawer. Bit of a faff to exchange but no bad points with actual machine so ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 9 May 2018
  • None bad washer. Was broke when bought and had installed didn't close proper or wash.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Aug 2016
  • Broke down repeatedly with many different problems which seemingly can't be repaired.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 5 Jun 2017
  • 7 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was a Good Size

    Seven people thought that the Beko WX742430 was a very good size.

  • Great looking. Good size. Use the daily quick wash for everything. Higher spin level 1600) would be good and sound to say when washing cycle finished.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Jan 2017
  • ... love the unusual depth of the tub - making it easier to find (that lost sock etc) - the size of the tub does not affect the amount of load this machine can do. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Jul 2016
  • Nice size drum. Easy controls.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Sep 2018
  • Size - compact Easy to use Good looking Plenty of cycles to choose from.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Jan 2017
  • More Than 20 People Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Over 10 people thought that the Beko WX742430 was really good-looking and four people thought that it was also really well designed.

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    Very Good-Looking
    18 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • Nice looking machine and has a quick cycle with choice of temperature control.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 22 Oct 2017
  • Easy to work look fab. Nothing.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 29 Apr 2016
  • Really easy to use machine and great style. So many different options you can chose from.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Apr 2017
  • Beautiful machine. Quiet and gives an excellent wash. Very pleased. Nothing so far.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Feb 2016
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    Very Well Designed
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 200 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 200 people thought that the Beko WX742430 was really easy to use and three people thought that it also had outstanding controls.

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    Very Easy to Use
    263 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • The machine on the whole is very easy to use and has very short washes and almost silent spin. None that I have experienced.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 Jul 2016
  • Quick wash options are great - very easy to use - looks great - very quiet - great value for money.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 22 Mar 2018
  • Quick wash available easy to use.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 Nov 2018
  • Great machine easy to use and I love the 2 fast wash choices 14 min and 28. None at all.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Feb 2017
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    Has Brilliant Controls
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of Customers Thought This Washing Machine Had Nice Technical Features

    Over 200 people thought that the Beko WX742430 had superb features and six people thought that it also had a superb display.

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    Has Outstanding Features
    250 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • Time delay is a great feature. Excellent range of settings.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Aug 2016
  • Lots of features and electronic count down very useful. Not found anything bad so far.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Nov 2016
  • It's quiet. Plenty of features. Good value for money. Nothing.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Aug 2018
  • Love the features it looks pretty in the dark with the blue lights. Very easy to use. Can be a little loud not badly though.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 Mar 2018
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    Has a Brilliant Display
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Two People Thought it Did Not Have Good Technical Guidance

    Two people thought that the Beko WX742430 had bad technical guidance.

  • ... and spun for a 2nd time In the instructions it states all these things in the troubleshooting section I wouldn't recommend such a sensitive machine. It ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Apr 2018
  • ... the drum I've had a new drawer but it states in the instructions this can happen New drawer made no difference It doesn't . Washing is soaking wet and ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Apr 2018
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had Not Been Designed With Environmental Considerations in Mind

    Several people thought that the Beko WX742430 wasn't eco-friendly and was bad in terms of power usage.

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    Not Eco-Friendly
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... mins quick washes are great. Daily quick wash 50 mins is great. Cotton Eco way too long.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Aug 2016
  • The "Eco" cycle is longer than a standard cycle Doesn't make sense to me. Also there is no "small load" option.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 May 2016
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    Bad in Terms of Power Usage
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Beko WX742430 Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    More than 200 people thought that the Beko WX742430 was very noisy and three people thought that it also wasn't quiet.

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    Really Noisy
    240 people agree
    21 people disagree
  • Easy to use. Very nice design. Very noisy at the end of every programme.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Aug 2016
  • 28 minutes quick wash is fantastic. Spin cycle is noisy compared with other machines I have had.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Sep 2015
  • Has more different cycles. Can be a bit noisy on spins.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Mar 2016
  • Good looking machine. Noisy spin.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 19 Jul 2016
  • View All Reviews About Noise
    Not Quiet
    3 people agree
    40 people disagree
    Most People Thought the Beko WX742430 Had a Good Capacity

    Seven people thought that the Beko WX742430 had very a big capacity.

  • Compared to my last machine. It's really quiet. I also like the timer. The capacity to change e. G. A spin speed once the machine's already started, And ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 20 Oct 2018
  • Good range of programmes. Good capacity and easy to use. Could be alttle quieter on spin.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Aug 2018
  • ... time. And a delayed wash cycle. Economically very good for the price. And load capacity. Quick washing time, And a delayed wash cycle. Economically very ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Aug 2017
  • ... time. And a delayed wash cycle. Economically very good for the price. And load capacity. Quick washing time, And a delayed wash cycle. Economically very ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Aug 2017
  • 9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was Effective At Cleaning Clothes

    Over 30 people thought that the Beko WX742430 had very an efficient wash cycle.

  • Great machine. Easy to use and would well recommend. 18 min and 28 mins quick washes are great. Daily quick wash 50 mins is great. Cotton Eco way too long.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Aug 2016
  • The daily wash cycle super short wash are great and are the cycles I use the most. I find some of the other cycles too long. But still shorter compared ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 9 Sep 2016
  • Quick washing time. And a delayed wash cycle. Economically very good for the price. And load capacity. Quick washing time, And a delayed wash cycle. Economically ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Aug 2017
  • Quick washing time. And a delayed wash cycle. Economically very good for the price. And load capacity. Quick washing time, And a delayed wash cycle. Economically ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Aug 2017
  • Most People Thought the Beko WX742430 Has a Bad Spin Cycle

    Over 40 people thought that the Beko WX742430 didn't have an efficient spin-cycle.

  • Really quiet. Doesn't always spin well on quick wash.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 26 Mar 2016
  • Great looking. Good size. Use the daily quick wash for everything. Higher spin level 1600) would be good and sound to say when washing cycle finished.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Jan 2017
  • Good range of programmes. Good capacity and easy to use. Could be alttle quieter on spin.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Aug 2018
  • Quick washes time save washes. Only get full spin speed on a 60 wash.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 28 Jun 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Faster than average maximum spin speed
    Washing class rating of A
    Average cycle time
    Smaller than average drum capacity
    Louder than average noise level
    Spin-drying class rating of only B
    Slower than average quick program cycle time

    What the Reviews Say

    7 out of 10 customers thought it was a good size
    More than 20 people thought it was thoughtfully designed
    Over 200 people thought it was easy to use
    The majority of customers thought this washing machine had nice technical features
    Most people thought the Beko WX742430 had a good capacity
    9 out of 10 owners thought it was effective at cleaning clothes
    Most owners thought it was not reliable
    Two people thought it did not have good technical guidance
    8 out of 10 customers thought the Beko WX742430 did not have an acceptable noise level
    Most people thought the Beko WX742430 has a bad spin cycle
    Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity

    The drum capacities of washing machines range from 1.5kg to 18kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg. The drum capacity of the WX742430 of only 7kg is smaller than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is smaller than 79% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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    Faster Than Average Maximum Spin Speed
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    The maximum spin speed of the Beko WX742430 of 1,400 RPM is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 16% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. 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.

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    Louder Than Average Noise Level

    The quietest noise level of washing machines is 39dB, the loudest is 86dB, and the average noise level is 58dB. The WX742430's noise level of 77dB is louder than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is louder than 90% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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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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    Average Cycle Time
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    The cycle time of the WX742430 of 211 min is pretty average compared to most other washing machines. It is slower than 51% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

    What does "cycle time" mean? Less Edit
    Spin-Drying Class Rating of Only B

    This washing machine has an spin-drying class of B, which is typical of many washing machines.

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    Slower Than Average Quick Program Cycle Time

    The fastest quick program cycle time of washing machines is 10 min, the slowest is 300 min, and the average quick program cycle time is 24 min. The WX742430's quick program cycle time of 28 min is slower than 74% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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    90
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Beko WX742430 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 131 out of 872 washing machines.
    97
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    9 out of 10 people thought the Beko WX742430 had a reasonable price
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    Age

    Beko WX742430 Release Date

    July 2015

    This washing machine has been on the market since July 2015.

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    The biggest month last year for new Beko washing machine releases was October, with 17 new Beko washing machines released that month. In August 2016 32 new Beko washing machines were released making it the biggest month that year for new Beko washing machine releases. 22 new Beko washing machines were released in October 2015 making it the biggest month that year for new Beko washing machine releases.

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    How Fast Do Beko Washing Machine Prices Drop After Release?

    Most washing machines drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release, however Beko washing machines tend to depreciate faster.

    In the first 6 months after release, Beko washing machines drop in price by 9% on average. That means that on a typical Beko washing machine costing £411 you could save on average £36 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Running Costs Are Average

    The WX742430 is typical compared to the other 2,024 washing machines that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the WX742430 will cost £920 over 10 years to run.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £439.11
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    Total running cost over 10 years £919.00
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    Energy Rating
    2.0T
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 52 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    468
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 126,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 468 baths.

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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought it had not been designed with environmental considerations in mind

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    Beko WX742430 Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Noise Level
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Washing Class
    Cycle Time
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Adjustable Temperature
    Adjustable Spin Speed
    Quick Program Cycle Time
    Spin-Drying Class
    Delayed Start Timer
    Spin Noise Level
    Washing Programs
    Residual Moisture
    Design
    Colour
    Loading Type
    Built-in Display
    Case Design
    Control Type
    Display Type
    Ergonomics
    Remaining Time Indication
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Consumption Per Cycle
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Packaging Data
    Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Package Weight

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    beko wx742430w, beko wx742430b, beko b142149b, beko b243377b, WX742430S, r0014241, r0011622

    Barcodes

    00007145842500, 00007163841100, 05023790035491, 05023790046121

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