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Bosch WAW285H0GB
WAW285H0GBWH 8WAW285H0GB

Bosch WAW285H0GB
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Reviews
4 Reviews + 1 Award
92
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Widely Available
67
Value for Money
Good
78
Age
2 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£900 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A top-quality and award winning 9kg capacity washing machine, with a Best Buy award from Which? and one of the quietest noise levels on the market. 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
152kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£900
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Bosch WAW285H0GB number 42 in medium washing machines, number 59 across all washing machines and number 82 in best selling washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
92
Features
82
Popularity
68
Value for Money
79
Age
77
Running Costs

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85
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

our review analysis indicates that it has superb expert reviews and excellent 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 2,200+ 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.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.8 stars (4 reviews)

100%

of Customers Would Recommend
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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?

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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
Does not have a Rinse Plus function
Big Drum Capacity
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Across all the washing machines the drum capacities range from 1kg to 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.9kg. The drum capacity of the WAW285H0GB of 9kg is bigger than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the biggest 27% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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ok Maximum Spin Speed
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The WAW285H0GB's maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM is ok compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 62% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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The noise level of the Bosch WAW285H0GB of only 47dB is quieter than 94% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. Washing machines have noise levels of between 39dB and 99dB, and the average noise level is 59dB.

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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 Child Lock
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The Bosch WAW285H0GB has a child lock. 61% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Bosch WAW285H0GB supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 93% of washing machines do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Delayed Start Timer
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The Bosch WAW285H0GB has a delayed start timer, as do 81% of washing machines.

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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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Does Not Have a Rinse Plus Function

The Bosch WAW285H0GB does not have a Rinse Plus function. 69% of washing machines also do not have a Rinse Plus function.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Bosch WAW285H0GB has been listed on Kagoo since April 2018 and is currently ranked number 59 out of 819 washing machines.
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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 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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Price

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £663.45 it is more expensive than 86% of washing machines.

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Value for Money of Similar Washing Machines

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Age

Bosch WAW285H0GB Release Date

October 2016

Newer Washing Machines Worth Considering

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£675.94
13 months newer
Newer by one year
Energy efficiency rating is superior

84

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£648.99
1 month newer
Better Kagoo Score
Newer by one month

81

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£679.00
1 month newer
One month newer
Dosage assistant

81

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Two months newer

83

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£635.00
25 months newer
Two years newer
Foam control system

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£594.90
4 months newer
£69 Cheaper
Four months newer

79

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22 months newer
£87 Cheaper
Newer by 21 months

76

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£768.18
8 months newer
Eight months newer

81

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5 months newer
£114 Cheaper
Bigger drum capacity

85

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18 months newer
£114 Cheaper
18 months newer

71

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£549.00
5 months newer
£114 Cheaper
44% cheaper to run over five years

When Are Most New Bosch Washing Machines Released?

Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any prominent trend in the release month for new Bosch washing machines.

The biggest month last year for new Bosch washing machine releases was April, with 21 new Bosch washing machines released that month. September was the biggest month in 2017 for new Bosch washing machines, with 22 new Bosch washing machines released that month. In July 2016, 74 new Bosch washing machines were released making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch washing machine releases.

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How Fast Do Bosch Washing Machine Prices Drop After Release?

Bosch washing machines tend to depreciate faster than most washing machines.

Most washing machines drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release. In the first 6 months after release, Bosch washing machines drop in price by 6% on average.

If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £26 on a typical £424 new Bosch washing machine by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Bosch WAW285H0GB Running Costs

The WAW285H0GB is pretty average compared to the other 2,200+ washing machines that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the WAW285H0GB will cost £900 over 10 years to run.

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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.
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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
Noise Level (Wash)
Adjustable Temperature
Adjustable Spin Speed
Rinse Hold
Rinse Plus Function
Spin-Drying Class
Delayed Start Timer
Spin Noise Level
Washing Programs
Maximum Delay Start
Easy Iron Function
Stain Remover Option
Washing Programs
Quick Washing Program
Hand/wool Washing Program
Synthetics Washing Program
Pre-Wash Program
Mix Washing Program
Half-Load Function
Intensive/outdoor Washing Program
Eco Washing Program
Delicate/silk Washing Program
Cotton Washing Program
Spin Only Program
Design
Colour
Built-in Display
Case Design
Control Type
Display Type
Water Fill
Ergonomics
Child Lock
Power
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Fuzzy Logic Controls
Number of Programs
Dimensions (HxWxD)
Dark Garment
Category
Features
Smart Assistant Compatibility
Sports Shoes Cycle
Special Features
EcoSilence Drive

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

waw285h0gb waw285h0gb, guarantee waw285h0gb, bosch waw285h0gbwh, bosch 8waw285h0gb, bosch 237543910, bosch 3635843, bosch 71997

Bosch WAW285H0GB - Other Washing Machines Worth Considering

(44 reviews)
£ 659.00
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6dB quieter noise level
Silent washing program

£ 675.94
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Energy efficiency rating is superior
Load balancing system
Better Kagoo Score
Newer by one month
£1 cheaper to run over five years

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£ 635.00
Two years newer
Foam control system
Dosage assistant

(1 review)
£ 629.00
£34 Cheaper
20% bigger drum capacity
Dosage assistant
13% quieter noise level
£66 More Expensive
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