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Hotpoint WMBF742
WMBF742P

£189.99
Hotpoint WMBF742
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Reviews
16 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
98
Value for Money
Excellent
85
Age
16 Months Old
61
Running Costs
£980 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
This washing machine is good-looking. It's a phenomenally cheap and best selling 7kg capacity washing machine, with moderate running costs and very good user reviews.
7kg 50dB 1,400 RPM A Oct 2017 A++
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Hotpoint WMBF742 Price History

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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Hotpoint WMBF742 number 5 in best selling washing machines, number 12 in small washing machines and number 56 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
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Reviews
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Features
92
Popularity
98
Value for Money
86
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 76%, based on 16 reviews. Looking across the entire Bush washing machine range, the average reviews for all Bush washing machines are also excellent.
At over a year old this washing machine is slightly out of date, and newer washing machines with more up to date technology are available. View the latest washing machines 2019.
This washing machine has running costs of £980 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 2,000+ washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washing machines.
It is one of the best selling washing machines currently on the market. View best selling washing machines January 2019.
This Hotpoint washing machine has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
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.

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Average Review Score

3.8 stars (16 reviews)

63%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Hotpoint WMBF742?

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Some People Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • ... clear - just let's hope it's durable too. Too early to see but I think overall it's a good value and give you all options you need. 5 Star!
    Watford - Amazon.co.uk 5 Nov 2018
  • An excellent washing machine. Great value for the price...
    D - Amazon.co.uk 29 Nov 2018
  • One Customer Thought it Was Robust
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    One Person Thought it Was Not a Good Size
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    Some Customers Thought it Had a Good Design

    Two people thought that the Hotpoint WMBF742 was good-looking.

  • ... rang just before delivery, was very cheerful. The washer is perfect , lovely to look at, brilliant programmes (love the quick wash) . Will be buying a ...
    Anonymous - Amazon.co.uk 15 Sep 2017
  • Simple to use, quiet, nice wash, good looking...
    Ann - Amazon.co.uk 23 Aug 2018
  • One Person Thought the Hotpoint WMBF742 Was Easy to Use
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    One Person Thought it Was Superior When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    One Person Thought it Was Effective At Cleaning Clothes
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    How Good Are Hotpoint Washing Machines?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Quieter than average noise level
    Has a child lock
    Average maximum spin speed
    Washing class rating of A
    Smaller than average drum capacity
    Spin-drying class rating of only B

    What the Reviews Say

    Some customers thought it had a good design
    Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity

    The drum capacities of washing machines range from 1.5kg to 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg. The drum capacity of the WMBF742 of only 7kg is smaller than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the smallest 27% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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    Average Maximum Spin Speed
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    The maximum spin speed of the WMBF742 of 1,400 RPM is fairly typical compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 42% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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    Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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    The quietest noise level of washing machines is 39dB, the loudest is 86dB, and the average noise level is 58dB. The noise level of the WMBF742 of only 50dB is quieter than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the quietest 19% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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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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    Spin-Drying Class Rating of Only B

    This washing machine has an spin-drying class of B, which is the most frequently found spin-drying class on washing machines.

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    Has a Child Lock
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    The WMBF742 has a child lock, as do 54% of washing machines.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Hotpoint WMBF742 has been listed on Kagoo since February 2018 and is currently ranked number 56 out of 878 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 Hotpoint WMBF742, 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

    Some people thought it was fairly priced
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    Age

    Hotpoint WMBF742 Release Date

    October 2017

    When Are Most New Hotpoint Washing Machines Released?

    July to August is the most common period for new Hotpoint washing machines to be released in.

    For the latest Hotpoint washing machine features you may want to consider waiting until July 2019. Also the price of the current Hotpoint washing machines may drop off just before the latest models are released in July. Four new Hotpoint washing machines were released in July 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Hotpoint washing machine releases. In 2017 most new Hotpoint washing machines were released in April, with six new Hotpoint washing machines released that month. August was the biggest month in 2016 for new Hotpoint washing machines, with 19 new Hotpoint washing machines released that month.

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    How Fast Do Hotpoint Washing Machine Prices Drop After Release?

    Hotpoint 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. New Hotpoint washing machines drop in price by an average of 5% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £20 on a typical £406 new Hotpoint washing machine by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Hotpoint WMBF742 Running Costs

    The WMBF742 has an average running cost of £980 over 10 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 2,000+ washing machines that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £493
    Electricity cost when on standby £0
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    Total running cost over 10 years
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    2.2T
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 2.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 58 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    471
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 127,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 471 baths.

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    Hotpoint WMBF742 Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Noise Level
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Washing Class
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Adjustable Temperature
    Half-Load Function
    Spin-Drying Class
    Delayed Start Timer
    Spin Noise Level
    Washing Programs
    Quick Washing Program
    Allergie Washing Program
    Delicate/silk Washing Program
    Design
    Colour
    Loading Type
    Built-in Display
    Case Design
    Control Type
    Water Fill
    Ergonomics
    Child Lock
    Remaining Time Indication
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Other Features
    Number of Programs

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    hotpoint hotwshwmbf742pukmw, hotpoint hotwshwmbf742kukbk, hotpoint wmbf742pukm, hotpoint wmbf742kuk, wmbf 742g wmbf742g, wmbf 742p wmbf742p, guarantee wmbf742g, warranty wmbf742k, hotpoint wmbf742g, wmbf 742p 1400rp, hotpoint 1400rpm, labour wmbf742k, labour wmbf742p, labour 1400spin, summer wmbf742p, summer wmbf742g, hotpoint 742k, mega wmbf742k, mega wmbf742p, a1wmbf742p

    Barcodes

     05016108891858,  05016108898666,  05016108898895,  05016108965719

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