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Bosch WAW285H0GB

Bosch WAW285H0GB
97
Reviews
4 Reviews + 1 Award
90
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Widely Available
98
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Age
2 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£900 Over 10 Years
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
The highest review score medium washing machine around, with a Best Buy award from Which? and low running costs. It has a child lock and an adjustable temperature, supports Wi-Fi and features adjustable spin speed.
Features We Love:
EcoSilence Drive
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Quieter than average noise level (47dB)
Has a child lock
Supports Wi-Fi
Which? Best Buy
9KG
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
47DB
NOISE LEVEL
QUICK
WASHING
PROGRAM
BUILT-
IN
DISPLA-
152KWH
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£900
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++
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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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £650 to £275 in the last 11 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

There is a 90% chance that the price of the Bosch WAW285H0GB will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will increase by up to £201 over this period.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Bosch WAW285H0GB number 6 across all washing machines and number 15 in medium washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
90
Features
75
Popularity
98
Value for Money
75
Age
71
Running Costs

89

89
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 89?

reviews indicate that it has marvellous expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%. This washing machine has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer washing machines with better features are available. However this Bosch washing machine has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The WAW285H0GB has running costs of £900 over 10 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,100+ washing machines that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Big drum capacity
Quieter than average noise level
Has a child lock
Supports Wi-Fi

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.

98
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.8 stars (4 reviews)

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Best Buy Award

This washing machine has received a Best Buy Award from Which?.
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What Are People Saying About the Bosch WAW285H0GB?

Noise Level
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One Person Thought the Bosch WAW285H0 Had an Acceptable Noise Level
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How Good Are Bosch Washing Machines?

90
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big drum capacity
Quieter than average noise level
Has a child lock
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a delayed start timer
ok maximum spin speed
Washing class rating of A
Does not have a rinse hold
Big Drum Capacity
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The drum capacity of the WAW285H0GB of 9kg is in the biggest 23% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature. Across all the washing machines the drum capacities range from 1.5kg to 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg.

What does "drum capacity" mean? Less Edit
ok Maximum Spin Speed
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The maximum spin speed of the WAW285H0GB of 1,400 RPM is ok compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 56% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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The noise levels of washing machines range from 39dB to 86dB, and the average noise level is 59dB. The noise level of the WAW285H0GB of only 47dB is in the quietest 4% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit
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 Child Lock
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The WAW285H0GB has a child lock, as do 60% of washing machines.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The WAW285H0GB supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 94% of washing machines do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Delayed Start Timer
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The WAW285H0GB has a delayed start timer. 80% of washing machines also have a delayed start timer.

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Does Not Have a Rinse Hold

The WAW285H0GB does not have a rinse hold. 86% of washing machines also do not have a rinse hold.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Bosch WAW285H0GB has been listed on Kagoo since April 2018 and is currently ranked number 6 out of 842 washing machines.
98
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 WAW285H0GB, 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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Age

Bosch WAW285H0GB Release Date

October 2016

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£269.00
3 months newer
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Newer by three months
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19 months newer
£46 Cheaper

When Are Most New Bosch Washing Machines Released?

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

21 new Bosch washing machines were released in April 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch washing machine releases. The biggest month in 2017 for new Bosch washing machine releases was September, with 22 new Bosch washing machines released that month. July was the biggest month in 2016 for new Bosch washing machines, with 74 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 £412 new Bosch washing machine by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Bosch WAW285H0GB Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the WAW285H0GB will cost £900 over 10 years to run, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,100+ washing machines that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on £390
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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.
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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Bosch WAW285H0GB Specification

Key Features
Drum Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Spin Speed
Performance
Washing Class
Wi-Fi
Adjustable Temperature
Adjustable Spin Speed
Rinse Hold
Spin-Drying Class
Delayed Start Timer
Spin Noise Level
Maximum Delay Start
Easy Iron Function
Stain Remover Option
Washing Programs
Quick Washing Program
Hand/wool Washing Program
Pre-Wash Program
Mix Washing Program
Half-Load Function
Eco Washing Program
Delicate/silk Washing Program
Cotton Washing Program
Design
Colour
Built-in Display
Case Design
Control Type
Display Type
Ergonomics
Child Lock
Power
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Fuzzy Logic Controls
Number of Programs
Dimensions (HxWxD)
Category
Features
Smart Assistant Compatibility
Smart Washing Machine
Special Features
EcoSilence Drive

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

waw285h0gb waw285h0gb, guarantee waw285h0gb, bosch waw285h0gbwh, bosch 8waw285h0gb

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