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Essentials C812WM17

£183.97
Essentials C812WM17
88
Reviews
47 Reviews
68
Features
Good Features
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
96
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£1,000 Over 10 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A low cost and positively reviewed 8kg capacity washing machine, with average running costs and a good spec. This washing machine has very good features, it's really easy to use but noisy.
8kg 75dB 1,200 RPM 90 Min Feb 2016 A++
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Essentials C812WM17 number 215 in medium washing machines and number 371 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
88
Reviews
69
Features
96
Value for Money
75
Age
62
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 75%, based on 47 reviews. 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 Essentials washing machine has running costs of £1,000 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,000+ washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washing machines.
The C812WM17 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Faster than average cycle time
Very fast quick program cycle time
Wash up to 40 shirts in one go with a large 8 kg capacity
Reduces drying time with a 1200 rpm spin speed
A++ rated to help save you money on your energy bills
Slower than average maximum spin speed
Louder than average noise level

What is the Kagoo Score?

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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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Average Review Score

3.8 stars (47 reviews)

51%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
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What Are People Saying About the Essentials C812WM17?

Ease of Use
45
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Price
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Noise Level
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Features
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8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Good Price
  • Great value and quality relative to price.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Sep 2018
  • Great value and quality relative to price.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Sep 2018
  • Great value for money. I bought this item as an gift for my mother and she loves it.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 Nov 2017
  • I love the 15minute wash. It's brilliant for things that just need a quick freshen up It's really good value for money. Cracking little machine lots of ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 Jul 2018
  • Three People Thought the Essentials C812WM17 Was Solidly Made

    Two people thought that the Essentials C812WM17 was well made.

  • Value for money. 15 min 2kg) cycle. Seems well built for money. Had this washer around 5 weeks now and on the whole its does a good job. To take in to ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Sep 2017
  • Value for money. 15 min 2kg) cycle. Seems well built for money. Had this washer around 5 weeks now and on the whole its does a good job. To take in to ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Sep 2017
  • One Person Thought it Was a Great Size
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    One Owner Thought it Was Nicely Designed
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    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Not Hard to Use

    Over 40 people thought that the Essentials C812WM17 was really easy to use.

  • It's not loud and it is very easy to use.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Oct 2017
  • Very easy to use. Cleans clothes well and is quiet. Draw a bit fiddly and difficult to remove.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 19 Sep 2018
  • The 15 minute refresh wash. Comes in handy with three young children. Especially if I can't empty straight away and it's sitting there for a few hours ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Sep 2018
  • Reliable. So far. Easy to use. Cycle times are either too long. Or too load-restricted.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 May 2018
  • 7 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    More than 30 people thought that the Essentials C812WM17 had outstanding features.

  • Great value and full features. It is not noisy as such. But it does make a strange hissing noise.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Sep 2017
  • Geraldine scored Features 100 out of 100
    Geraldine - Currys.co.uk 13 Jun 2018
  • Keith scored Features 90 out of 100
    Keith - Currys.co.uk 19 Sep 2018
  • Karen scored Features 80 out of 100
    Karen - Currys.co.uk 4 Mar 2018
  • One Person Thought This Washing Machine Had Poor Technical Guidance
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    Three People Thought This Washing Machine Had Good Environmental Credentials

    Two people thought that the Essentials C812WM17 was eco-friendly.

  • A rating saving energy and money washes great even on the eco 20 setting. Took awhile to work out what some of the programms were.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Apr 2018
  • ... very good - There is also a short 15 minute cycle and an eco cycle - the machine is not too noisy - cheap and does the job - easy to operate. There is ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Apr 2018
  • More Than 40 People Thought it Was a Bit Noisy

    Over 40 people thought that the Essentials C812WM17 was noisy.

  • The spinning is great, the clothes are barely wet. A lot of programs. A bit noisy. I still can't understand how to change the temperature. The spinning ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Oct 2017
  • Great value and full features. It is not noisy as such. But it does make a strange hissing noise.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Sep 2017
  • Great value and full features. It is not noisy as such. But it does make a strange hissing noise.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Sep 2017
  • Spin cycle very loud but for the price would recomend.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 22 Jan 2018
  • 6 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Effective At Cleaning Clothes

    Four people thought that the Essentials C812WM17 had really an efficient wash cycle.

  • Easy to install and plenty of washing options. Uses cold water only. Washes great. Some of the washing times are very lengthy and the only 60 minute wash ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Aug 2018
  • Washes good on just a normal 60 min cycle. None noted.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Oct 2017
  • A rating saving energy and money washes great even on the eco 20 setting. Took awhile to work out what some of the programms were.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Apr 2018
  • Really good variety of wash cycles.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 31 Jan 2018
  • 6 Out of 10 People Thought This Washing Machine Has a Bad Spin Cycle

    Five people thought that the Essentials C812WM17 didn't have an efficient spin-cycle.

  • ... machine twice the price Cheap price and all programs needed. Motor whines a bit especially on spin.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 31 Mar 2018
  • Spin cycle very loud but for the price would recomend.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 22 Jan 2018
  • ... is excellent. Most of the settings have a default spin of 800 therefore having to put the wash on an extra 1200 spin for another 20 minutes.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Mar 2018
  • The machine is very noisy on a spin.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Mar 2018
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Faster than average cycle time
    Very fast quick program cycle time
    Average drum capacity
    Slower than average maximum spin speed
    Louder than average noise level
    Spin-drying class rating of only B

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought the Essentials C812WM17 was solidly made
    9 out of 10 people thought it was not hard to use
    7 out of 10 owners thought it has useful technical features
    6 out of 10 people thought it was effective at cleaning clothes
    More than 40 people thought it was a bit noisy
    6 out of 10 people thought this washing machine has a bad spin cycle
    Average Drum Capacity
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    The drum capacity of the C812WM17 of 8kg is fairly average compared to most other washing machines. It is bigger than 53% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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    Slower Than Average Maximum Spin Speed

    Across all the washing machines the maximum spin speeds range from 100 RPM to 2,800 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,300 RPM. The C812WM17's maximum spin speed of only 1,200 RPM is slower than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the slowest 23% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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    Louder Than Average Noise Level

    Across all the washing machines the noise levels range from 39dB to 86dB, and the average noise level is 58dB. The Essentials C812WM17's noise level of 75dB is louder than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the loudest 14% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

    What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit
    Faster Than Average Cycle Time
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    The cycle time of the C812WM17 of only 90 min is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 5% of all washing machines when ranked 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.

    What does "cycle time" mean? Less Edit
    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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    Very Fast Quick Program Cycle Time

    The C812WM17's quick program cycle time of only 15 min is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 27% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. The fastest quick program cycle time of washing machines is 10 min, the slowest is 300 min, and the average quick program cycle time is 24 min.

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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 Essentials C812WM17, 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

    8 out of 10 people thought it had a good price
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    Age

    Essentials C812WM17 Release Date

    February 2016

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    Running Costs

    Essentials C812WM17 Running Costs

    The C812WM17 has an average running cost of £1,000 over 10 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 2,000+ washing machines that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £562
    Electricity cost when on standby £0
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    Water cost when switched on £465
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    Total running cost over 10 years
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    2.6T
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 2.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    66
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 66 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    453
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 122,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 453 baths.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought this washing machine had good environmental credentials

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    Essentials C812WM17 Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Noise Level
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Washing Program
    Cycle Time
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Adjustable Temperature
    Adjustable Spin Speed
    Quick Program Cycle Time
    Spin-Drying Class
    Spin Noise Level
    Washing Programs
    Residual Moisture
    Design
    Colour
    Loading Type
    Built-in Display
    Case Design
    Control Type
    Display Type
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Consumption Per Cycle
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Water Consumption (Per Cycle)
    Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Packaging Data
    Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Package Weight

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    essentials b183439b, C812WM17

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