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Bosch WAT24649

Bosch WAT24649
83
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
1 Year Old
73
Running Costs
£900 Over 10 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 9kg capacity washing machine, with low running costs.
9kg 50dB 1,200 RPM No May 2017 A+++
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77

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Bosch WAT24649 number 479 in medium washing machines.

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77
Kagoo Score
85
Features
85
Age
73
Running Costs

77

77
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

Looking across the entire Bush washing machine range, the average reviews for all Bush washing machines are excellent.
At over a year old this washing machine is slightly out of date, and newer washing machines with more up to date technology are available. View the latest washing machines 2019.
It has running costs of £900 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.
This washing machine has some great features:
Bigger than average drum capacity
Quieter than average noise level
Has a rinse hold
Has a child lock

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.

85
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Bigger than average drum capacity
Quieter than average noise level
Has a rinse hold
Has a child lock
Features self-cleaning
Bigger than average drum volume
Has a foam control system
Has an AquaStop function
Washing class rating of A
Slower than average maximum spin speed
Slower than average cycle time
Spin-drying class rating of only B
Does not have a load balancing system
Bigger Than Average Drum Capacity
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The drum capacity of the WAT24649 of 9kg is in the biggest 15% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. The average drum capacity of all washing machines is 7.8kg, with the smallest being 1.5kg and the biggest being 45kg.

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Slower Than Average Maximum Spin Speed

The maximum spin speeds of washing machines range from 100 RPM to 2,800 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,300 RPM. The WAT24649's maximum spin speed of only 1,200 RPM is slower than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is slower than 67% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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The Bosch WAT24649's noise level of only 50dB is quieter than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is quieter than 80% of all washing machines when ranked 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 typical of many washing machines.

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Slower Than Average Cycle Time

The cycle time of the WAT24649 of 275 min is slower than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the slowest 12% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. The average cycle time of all washing machines is 210 min, with the fastest being 12 min and the slowest being 600 min.

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Spin-Drying Class Rating of Only B

This washing machine has an spin-drying class of B, which is the most commonly found spin-drying class on washing machines.

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Has a Rinse Hold

The Bosch WAT24649 has a rinse hold, unlike 88% of washing machines which do not have a rinse hold.

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Has a Child Lock
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The WAT24649 has a child lock. 54% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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Features Self-Cleaning
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The WAT24649 features self-cleaning, unlike 85% of washing machines which do not feature self-cleaning.

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Bigger Than Average Drum Volume

The WAT24649's drum volume of 63L is bigger than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the biggest 23% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. Across all the washing machines the drum volumes range from 19L to 150L, and the average drum volume is 58L.

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Does Not Have a Load Balancing System

The WAT24649 does not have a load balancing system, although keep in mind that 69% of washing machines also do not have a load balancing system.

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Has a Foam Control System

The WAT24649 has a foam control system. 75% of washing machines do not have a foam control system.

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Has an AquaStop Function

The WAT24649 has an AquaStop function. 80% of washing machines do not have an AquaStop function.

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Age

Bosch WAT24649 Release Date

May 2017

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When Are Most New Bosch Washing Machines Released?

We couldn't see any obvious trend in the release dates for new Bosch washing machines over the last 3 years.

Last year most new Bosch washing machines were released in April, with 21 new Bosch washing machines released that month. 22 new Bosch washing machines were released in September 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch washing machine releases. July was the biggest month in 2016 for new Bosch washing machines, with 76 new Bosch washing machines released that month.

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How Fast Do Bosch Washing Machine Prices Drop After Release?

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

In the first 6 months after release, Bosch washing machines drop in price by 6% on average. On a typical new Bosch washing machine costing £406, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £24.

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Running Costs

Bosch WAT24649 Running Costs

The average running cost of the WAT24649 is £900 over 10 years based on typical energy prices, 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
1.8T
Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 46 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
497
Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 134,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 497 baths.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Bosch WAT24649. However we have checked the rating of all Bosch washing machines and the average score is 83.9%.

Bosch WAT24649 Specification

Key Features
Drum Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Spin Speed
Performance
Load Balancing System
Washing Class
Cycle Time
Noise Level (Wash)
Rinse Hold
Foam Control System
AquaStop Function
Spin-Drying Class
Spin Noise Level
Residual Moisture
Washing Programs
Quick Washing Program
Allergie Washing Program
Pre-Wash Program
Eco Washing Program
Delicate/silk Washing Program
Cold Washing Program
Design
Drum Volume
Colour
Loading Type
Built-in Display
Case Design
Door Hinge
Control Type
Display Type
Cable Length
Cord Length
Ergonomics
Child Lock
Self-Cleaning
Adjustable Feet
Feet Adjustment
Dosage Assistant
Power
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Consumption Per Cycle
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
Energy Consumption (Off)
Power Consumption (Off)
Connected Load
Current Rating
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Current
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Depth (With Door Open)

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

bosch wat24649it

Barcodes

 04242005032549

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