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Bosch WAT32480GB

Bosch WAT32480GB
96
Reviews
17 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
70
Value for Money
Good
78
Age
2 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£990 Over 10 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A sensationally fast maximum spin speed and positively reviewed 9kg capacity washing machine, with average running costs and a great spec. A number of reviews mentioned that this washing machine has superb features and it's very quiet, and easy to use.
A+++
9kg
Capacity
1,600 RPM
Maximum Spin Speed
A
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Delayed
Start
Timer
Quick
Washing
Program
Built-in
Display
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Lock
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Indicati-
152kWh
Annual Energy Consumption
£995
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Bosch WAT32480GB Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £529 at John Lewis 85 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 75% chance that the price of the Bosch WAT32480GB will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to £92 over this period.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Bosch WAT32480GB number 264 in medium washing machines and number 445 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
84
Features
71
Value for Money
79
Age
64
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

reviews indicate that it has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 17 reviews. Looking across the entire Candy washing machine range, the average reviews for all Candy 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.
This Bosch washing machine has running costs of £990 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,100+ washing machines that we have calculated running costs for.
The WAT32480GB has some great features:
Bigger than average drum capacity
Faster than average maximum spin speed
Has a delayed start timer
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.

97
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.7 stars (17 reviews)

88%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Bosch WAT32480GB?

Features
11
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Noise Level
10
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Ease of Use
5
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Wash Efficiency
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Capacity
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One Person Thought it Was a Bit Expensive
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One Person Thought the Bosch WAT32480GB Was Reliable
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The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Was Easy to Use

Four people thought that the Bosch WAT32480GB was very easy to use.

  • ... utility room. Easy to connect; very very quiet operation and spin. Easy to use controls. Provides a good clean wash...
    Mel365 - Johnlewis.com 6 Nov 2017
  • ... requirements. It is not noisy and the settings are clearly marked and easy to use...
    Leonard799 - Johnlewis.com 7 Feb 2017
  • I am so happy with the washing machine, the controls are easy to use. The big drum is fantastic giving lots of options for my laundry. The programmes are ...
    Soof - Johnlewis.com 31 Jan 2017
  • ... before but pleased I decided to try it. Well made and easy to use with a good selection of programmes...
    Curlymop - Johnlewis.com 23 Aug 2016
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the Bosch WAT32480GB Had Well Executed Technical Features

    Over 10 people thought that the Bosch WAT32480GB had very good features.

  • Really great product add feature so useful love the light it is quiet the best machine I have ever had...
    Mumcaf - Johnlewis.com 7 Nov 2017
  • MrsT2 scored Features 100 out of 100
    MrsT2 - Johnlewis.com 12 Dec 2017
  • Mel365 scored Features 80 out of 100
    Mel365 - Johnlewis.com 6 Nov 2017
  • Leonard799 scored Features 100 out of 100
    Leonard799 - Johnlewis.com 7 Feb 2017
  • Over 10 People Thought the Bosch WAT32480GB Had an OK Noise Level

    Several people thought that the Bosch WAT32480GB was really quiet and wasn't noisy.

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    Really Quiet
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Really great product add feature so useful love the light it is quiet the best machine I have ever had...
    Mumcaf - Johnlewis.com 7 Nov 2017
  • ... timely manner by JL directly into utility room. Easy to connect; very very quiet operation and spin. Easy to use controls. Provides a good clean wash...
    Mel365 - Johnlewis.com 6 Nov 2017
  • WAT32480GB,the strong,silent type. Works like a Bosch every wash...
    Sudsallover - Johnlewis.com 21 Mar 2017
  • ... replace an old large capacity JL machine and it works brilliantly well. Quiet efficient and excellent results. My wife is delighted and you will be too ...
    Sebbie66 - Johnlewis.com 20 Jul 2016
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    Not Noisy
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Had a Big Capacity
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    One Person Thought it Was Effective At Cleaning Clothes
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    How Good Are Bosch Washing Machines?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average drum capacity
    Faster than average maximum spin speed
    Has a delayed start timer
    Has a child lock
    Has a sensor program selection
    Washing class rating of A
    Only 12 washing programs

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of owners thought it was easy to use
    The vast majority of customers thought the Bosch WAT32480GB had well executed technical features
    Over 10 people thought the Bosch WAT32480GB had an OK noise level
    Bigger Than Average Drum Capacity
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    The WAT32480GB's drum capacity of 9kg is bigger than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the biggest 11% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. The drum capacities of washing machines range from 1.5kg to 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg.

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    Faster Than Average Maximum Spin Speed
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    The WAT32480GB's maximum spin speed 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. The slowest maximum spin speed of washing machines is 100 RPM, the fastest is 2,800 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,300 RPM.

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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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    Has a Delayed Start Timer

    The Bosch WAT32480GB has a delayed start timer, as do 74% of washing machines.

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    Has a Child Lock
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    The WAT32480GB has a child lock. 55% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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    Has a Sensor Program Selection

    The WAT32480GB has a sensor program selection. 95% of washing machines do not have a sensor program selection.

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    Only 12 Washing Programs

    Most washing machines have between 4 and 30 washing programs, including the Bosch WAT32480GB which has 12 washing programs.

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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 washing machine with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Bosch WAT32480GB, and ranked it:

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

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    High End Good Value for Money
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    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
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    Value for Money of Similar Washing Machines

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    Age

    Bosch WAT32480GB Release Date

    August 2016

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    When Are Most New Bosch Washing Machines Released?

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

    In April 2018, 21 new Bosch washing machines were released making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch washing machine releases. 22 new Bosch washing machines were released in September 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch washing machine releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Bosch washing machine releases was July, with 75 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.

    On average, in the first 6 months after release, Bosch washing machines drop in price by 6%. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £25 on a typical £409 new Bosch washing machine by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Bosch WAT32480GB Running Costs

    The WAT32480GB is in the most expensive 16% of all 2,100+ washing machines that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the WAT32480GB is £990.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £390
    Electricity cost when on standby £0
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    Water cost when switched on £604
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    £995
    Total running cost over 10 years
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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).
    46
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 46 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    589
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 159,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 589 baths.

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    Bosch WAT32480GB Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Washing Program
    Washing Class
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Adjustable Temperature
    Spin-Drying Class
    Delayed Start Timer
    Spin Noise Level
    Washing Programs
    Quick Washing Program
    Hand/wool Washing Program
    Delicate/silk Washing Program
    Design
    Colour
    Loading Type
    Built-in Display
    Case Design
    Water Fill
    Ergonomics
    Child Lock
    Overflow Protection
    Sensor Program Selection
    Remaining Time Indication
    LED Programme Stage Indicator
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Consumption Per Cycle
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Water Consumption (Per Cycle)
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH)

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    warranty wat32480gb, bosch wat32480gb

    Barcodes

     04242002863641

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