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Candy Gvs149Dc3
GVS149DC3

£249.98
Candy Gvs149Dc3
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89 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
84
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Lots of Positive Reviews
95
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Age
2 Years Old
92
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£560 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and impressive value for money 9kg capacity washing machine, good for small families. It has outstanding features, it's very easy to use but really noisy.
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With outstanding reviews and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Candy Gvs149Dc3 number 8 in medium washing machines and number 12 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
79
Features
84
Popularity
96
Value for Money
75
Age
93
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88

88
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this washing machine to others. Looking across the entire Bush washing machine range, the average reviews for all Bush 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. View the latest washing machines 2019.
This Candy washing machine has running costs of £560 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 2,000+ washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washing machines.
The Gvs149Dc3 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average drum capacity
Very loud noise level

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Average Review Score

4.7 stars (89 reviews)

83%

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What Are People Saying About the Candy Gvs149Dc3?

Noise Level
18
78
Features
86
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Wash Efficiency
7
0
Price
13
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Spin Efficiency
3
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Ease of Use
11
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Capacity
9
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7
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4
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9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Had a Fair Price
  • ... supposed to, and does it very well. Very easy to use, it's not noisy and was a good price too. Just hope it lasts!
    Nieldy - Argos.co.uk 25 Sep 2018
  • This washing machine is great value for money. It looks good, not cheap, it takes a good-sized load, and it washes VERY efficiently! I had a lot of very ...
    Niccimac - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • ... definitely recommend this machine for a busy families like ours, it's very good value for money and with the 10 year parts guarantee I'm confident it's ...
    Jonesy12 - Argos.co.uk 25 Sep 2017
  • ... washer ticks all the boxes. Looks stylish, quiet when working and was great value for money. Very happy customer...
    Jules - Argos.co.uk 18 Jan 2018
  • One Person Thought it Was Reliable
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    Five People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Five people thought that the Candy Gvs149Dc3 was a good size.

  • This machine is excellent size wise. The large door takes a king size, quilted, heavy bedspread no problem at all.The 1400 spin is not available with every ...
    Jen - Argos.co.uk 25 Jan 2018
  • ... argos replaced.So far have found it quiet, easy to use and a decent size drum for a family of 5. My annoyance is that although there is a key lock, it ...
    Christina - Argos.co.uk 10 Jan 2018
  • Very pleased with the machine so far, I've not yet had chance to test whether it will wash a king size duvet yet.It has a great feature that will let you ...
    Dodgyroge - Argos.co.uk 4 Jul 2017
  • ... time of any programme you use from that information. The drum can fit my synthetic king size duvet, but my thick feather one is a tight squeeze. The free ...
    Cory2200 - Argos.co.uk 15 Mar 2017
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Seven people thought that the Candy Gvs149Dc3 was really good-looking.

  • Bought both the washer and dryer and they look great next to each other in the kitchen. It's got all the essential functions and even my baby's clothes ...
    SwedishChef - Argos.co.uk 30 Jan 2018
  • I am really pleased with my Candy washing machine .its stylish and works really well a great buy...
    Shorty - Argos.co.uk 17 Jan 2018
  • Great machine great look and great delivery service on time as previously text from delivery driver , would recommend this machine to anyone...
    Scott - Argos.co.uk 5 Aug 2018
  • Very stylish looking state of the art washing machine that gives you many options on how you want to wash your clothes, love the app that allows your ( ...
    Tracey1967 - Argos.co.uk 14 Mar 2017
  • The Majority of People Thought This Washing Machine Was Not Hard to Use

    More than 10 people thought that the Candy Gvs149Dc3 was very easy to use.

  • ... pointless if you have an iPhone though. All in all does a fab job and is easy to use...
    Bex1985 - Argos.co.uk 28 Aug 2018
  • ... machine capacity is excellent many features for washing and easy to use not as quiet as expected but still a good product love the colours too...
    Shidda63 - Argos.co.uk 6 Oct 2018
  • I would 100% but again it is so easy to use and so quiet and does the job well happy with my purchase...
    Tyson - Argos.co.uk 24 Sep 2018
  • Does what it's supposed to, and does it very well. Very easy to use, it's not noisy and was a good price too. Just hope it lasts!
    Nieldy - Argos.co.uk 25 Sep 2018
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    More than 90 people thought that the Candy Gvs149Dc3 had very good features.

  • Great washing machine capacity is excellent many features for washing and easy to use not as quiet as expected but still a good product love the colours ...
    Shidda63 - Argos.co.uk 6 Oct 2018
  • Brilliant machine, large load and lots of features. Very happy with this and the price is great too...
    Nettie - Argos.co.uk 23 Jan 2018
  • Really great washing machine, all the features you need with a quiet wash and spin...
    Teddyboy - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • There are lots of features on this machine and it's fairly quiet. The wash load is great and get plenty in which is an advantage for family...
    Kim - Argos.co.uk 4 Jan 2018
  • One Person Thought This Washing Machine Did Not Have Good Connectivity
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    One Person Thought it Was Unsatisfactory When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    One Person Thought it Had Good Environmental Credentials
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    Over 70 People Thought it Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level

    More than 70 people thought that the Candy Gvs149Dc3 was really noisy and two people thought that it also wasn't quiet.

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    Really Noisy
    76 people agree
    6 people disagree
  • Easy on the eye with great capacity too! It is a little noisy on some cycles but goes an excellent wash...
    Cheryl - Argos.co.uk 5 Apr 2018
  • Andy scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Andy - Argos.co.uk 7 Mar 2018
  • Tracey1967 scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Tracey1967 - Argos.co.uk 14 Mar 2017
  • Nettie scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Nettie - Argos.co.uk 23 Jan 2018
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    Not Quiet
    2 people agree
    12 people disagree
    Nine People Thought the Candy Gvs149Dc3 Had a Good Capacity

    Nine people thought that the Candy Gvs149Dc3 had really a big capacity.

  • I've been very impressed with this machine so far. Excellent capacity drum, very efficient and cleans very well. Haven't tried the App for it yet, but ...
    Jonesy12 - Argos.co.uk 25 Sep 2017
  • Great washing machine capacity is excellent many features for washing and easy to use not as quiet as expected but still a good product love the colours ...
    Shidda63 - Argos.co.uk 6 Oct 2018
  • I love the capacity I can put enough cloths and still washes very well.excellent sound...
    Harry - Argos.co.uk 27 Nov 2018
  • Really pleased for getting this washing machine.Good capacity,very large door and great access and excellent washing quality.Couldn't try using it with ...
    Alex - Argos.co.uk 30 Oct 2018
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Was Effective At Cleaning Clothes

    Seven people thought that the Candy Gvs149Dc3 had really an efficient wash cycle.

  • Love love love it it's so easy to use and washes fantastic...
    Izzy - Argos.co.uk 31 Jul 2018
  • ... you can adjust the temperature and spin speed. The 59min wash cycles are excellent with very good results...
    Michelle39 - Argos.co.uk 16 Jul 2018
  • ... money. It looks good, not cheap, it takes a good-sized load, and it washes VERY efficiently! I had a lot of very dirty stained washing waiting for its ...
    Niccimac - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • ... recommend this brand enough, it does everything & more. Great machine & washes great. I've recommended this to family & friends. Why pay more for other ...
    Wills - Argos.co.uk 10 Jan 2018
  • Some People Thought it Has a Good Spin Cycle

    Three people thought that the Candy Gvs149Dc3 had an efficient spin-cycle.

  • ... doing a great job. Not nearly as noisy as my old one either, and has great fast spin speeds also. I am delighted with it...
    Niccimac - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • Great machine and would recommend it to everyone very quiet and spin very good and your clothes come out almost dry...
    Jacqueline - Argos.co.uk 1 Nov 2017
  • ... machine , would have liked a white wash setting & also quick wash programs don't spin that well. It is also loud when spinning due to thick rubber door ...
    Annie - Argos.co.uk 29 May 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average drum capacity
    Average maximum spin speed
    Washing class rating of A
    Very loud noise level

    What the Reviews Say

    Five people thought it was good in terms of size
    The vast majority of people thought it was thoughtfully designed
    The majority of people thought this washing machine was not hard to use
    The vast majority of people thought it had nice technical features
    Nine people thought the Candy Gvs149Dc3 had a good capacity
    The vast majority of owners thought it was effective at cleaning clothes
    Some people thought it has a good spin cycle
    Over 70 people thought it was not OK when it came to noise level
    Bigger Than Average Drum Capacity
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    The drum capacity of the Gvs149Dc3 of 9kg is bigger than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is bigger than 80% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. The smallest drum capacity of washing machines is 1.5kg, the biggest is 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg.

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    Average Maximum Spin Speed
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    The maximum spin speed of the Gvs149Dc3 of 1,400 RPM is fairly standard compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 47% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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    Very Loud Noise Level

    The noise level of the Gvs149Dc3 of 82dB is very loud compared to most other washing machines. It is louder than 99% 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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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Candy Gvs149Dc3 has been listed on Kagoo since March 2018 and is currently ranked number 12 out of 885 washing machines.
    96
    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 Candy Gvs149Dc3, 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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    What the Reviews Say

    9 out of 10 owners thought it had a fair price
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    Age

    Candy Gvs149Dc3 Release Date

    September 2016

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    When Are Most New Candy Washing Machines Released?

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

    The biggest month in 2018 for new Candy washing machine releases was March, with seven new Candy washing machines released that month. In 2017 most new Candy washing machines were released in October, with 16 new Candy washing machines released that month. 33 new Candy washing machines were released in August 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Candy washing machine releases.

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    How Fast Do Candy Washing Machine Prices Drop After Release?

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

    On average, in the first 6 months after release, Candy washing machines drop in price by 7%. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £30 on a typical £406 new Candy washing machine by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Candy Gvs149Dc3 Running Costs

    Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the Gvs149Dc3 is £560, which makes it one of the cheaper to run washing machines.

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    Europen European Energy Rating
    2.5T
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 2.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 66 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Candy Gvs149Dc3 Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Noise Level
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Washing Class
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Spin-Drying Class
    Spin Noise Level
    Design
    Colour
    Control Type
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Consumption Per Cycle
    Energy Efficiency Class
    AC Input Voltage
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Other Features
    Maximum Capacity
    Number of Programs
    Packaging Data
    Package Dimensions (WxDxH)

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    candy canwshgvs149dc3rg, gvs149dc3r gvs149dc3r, candy gvs149dc3r180, candy gvs149dc3180, ufixt gvs149dc3b80, candy black3, candy black5, candy black2, candy black4, candy black6, candy black1, candy mx9k7, candy lck9v

    Barcodes

     08016361925229,  08016361934962,  08016361965713

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