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LG FH495BDS2

LG FH495BDS2
97
Reviews
22 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
65
Value for Money
Good
90
Age
12 Months Old
82
Running Costs
£850 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A huge capacity and positively reviewed fairly noisy washing machine, very good for large families. Our review analysis indicates that this washing machine it.
Features We Love:
Medic rinse
Big drum capacity (12kg)
Has a child lock
Has a silent washing program
Has a load balancing system
12kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
70dB
NOISE LEVEL
265 Min
CYCLE TIME
120kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£854
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++
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With outstanding reviews and at under 1 year old, we have ranked the LG FH495BDS2 number 9 in large washing machines and number 68 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
88
Features
65
Value for Money
91
Age
83
Running Costs

85

85
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this washing machine to others.
With it being less than a year since it was released by LG, this washing machine features some of the latest washing machine technology.
This washing machine has running costs of £850 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
Has a child lock
Has a silent washing program
Has a load balancing system
Enjoy tailor made programs and a deeper clean wittop features:
Enjoy tailor made programs and a deeper clean with LG

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.

97
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.7 stars (22 reviews)

77%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the LG FH495BDS2?

Noise Level
3
12
Features
14
0
Ease of Use
13
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Price
8
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Capacity
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Design
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The Vast Majority of Owners Thought This Washing Machine Was Reasonably Priced
  • ... cut down on ironing shirts... Quiet. Ease to use. Good build quality. Value for money. Looks good. Expensive. Temperature not very cool.
    ao.com - Ao.com 3 Feb 2017
  • Robert scored Value for Money 80 out of 100
    Robert - Currys.co.uk 30 Jun 2017
  • Jonathan scored Value for Money 100 out of 100
    Jonathan - Currys.co.uk 9 Nov 2017
  • Gurpal scored Value for Money 70 out of 100
    Gurpal - Currys.co.uk 19 Sep 2017
  • One Person Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed
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    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought This Washing Machine Was Easy to Use

    Over 10 people thought that the LG FH495BDS2 was very easy to use.

  • Very easy to use. Just wish the spin and temperature gages were on a dial also instead of on digital buttons.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 3 Jul 2017
  • Easy to use and wash clothes. Wonderful features such as steaming clothes and can wash a lot of clothes. Plus no noise.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 3 Aug 2018
  • Super easy to use, intelligent weighing system to optimise cycle. Quick, large capacity, very quiet & smooth running...
    Mr. - Amazon.co.uk 7 Feb 2017
  • Tina scored Ease of use 100 out of 100
    Tina - Currys.co.uk 8 Sep 2017
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the LG FH495BDS2 Had Good Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the LG FH495BDS2 had very good features.

  • Easy to use and wash clothes. Wonderful features such as steaming clothes and can wash a lot of clothes. Plus no noise.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 3 Aug 2018
  • Robert scored Features 80 out of 100
    Robert - Currys.co.uk 30 Jun 2017
  • Tina scored Features 100 out of 100
    Tina - Currys.co.uk 8 Sep 2017
  • Gurpal scored Features 100 out of 100
    Gurpal - Currys.co.uk 19 Sep 2017
  • One Person Thought the LG FH495BDS2 Had Been Designed With Environmental Issues in Mind
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    7 Out of 10 People Thought it Was a Bit Noisy

    More than 10 people thought that the LG FH495BDS2 was very noisy.

  • ... money back Im hoping this one will go the distance. I have noticed this seems abit noisier than the 11kg but overall seems ok. LG wrote it off as beyond ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Aug 2017
  • Robert scored Noise level 90 out of 100
    Robert - Currys.co.uk 30 Jun 2017
  • Jonathan scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Jonathan - Currys.co.uk 9 Nov 2017
  • Gurpal scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Gurpal - Currys.co.uk 19 Sep 2017
  • Some Owners Thought it Had a Good Capacity

    Two people thought that the LG FH495BDS2 had a big capacity.

  • Excellent wash results and large wash capacity. Very quiet. Some of programmes are a little long but not really an issue. Excellent wash results and large ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Jun 2017
  • Super easy to use, intelligent weighing system to optimise cycle. Quick, large capacity, very quiet & smooth running...
    Mr. - Amazon.co.uk 7 Feb 2017
  • One Person Thought the LG FH495BDS2 Has a Good Spin Cycle
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    How Good Are LG Washing Machines?

    88
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big drum capacity
    Has a child lock
    Has a silent washing program
    Has a load balancing system
    Has a delayed start timer
    Has a rinse hold
    Has an auto diagnostic
    ok maximum spin speed
    Washing class rating of A
    Loud noise level
    Slow cycle time
    Big Drum Capacity
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    The LG FH495BDS2's drum capacity of 12kg is bigger than 98% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. Washing machines have drum capacities of between 1kg and 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.9kg.

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    ok Maximum Spin Speed
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    The FH495BDS2's maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM is ok compared to most other washing machines. It is faster than 36% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

    What does "maximum spin speed" mean? Less Edit
    Loud Noise Level

    The FH495BDS2's noise level of 70dB is in the loudest 20% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature. Washing machines have noise levels of between 39dB and 99dB, and the average noise level is 59dB.

    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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    Slow Cycle Time

    The average cycle time of all washing machines is 210 min, with the fastest being 12 min and the slowest being 600 min. The cycle time of the FH495BDS2 of 265 min is in the slowest 17% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

    What does "cycle time" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Child Lock
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    The LG FH495BDS2 has a child lock, as do 61% of washing machines.

    What is a child lock? Less Edit
    Has a Silent Washing Program
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    The LG FH495BDS2 has a silent washing program, unlike 94% of washing machines which do not have a silent washing program.

    What is a silent washing program? Less Edit
    Has a Load Balancing System
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    The FH495BDS2 has a load balancing system, which is unusual. 66% of washing machines do not have a load balancing system.

    What is a load balancing system? Less Edit
    Has a Delayed Start Timer
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    The FH495BDS2 has a delayed start timer. 81% of washing machines also have a delayed start timer.

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    Has a Rinse Hold

    The FH495BDS2 has a rinse hold, unlike 86% of washing machines which do not have a rinse hold.

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    Has an Auto Diagnostic

    The FH495BDS2 has an auto diagnostic, which is unusual. 95% of washing machines do not have an auto diagnostic.

    Chart Hide Chart What is an auto diagnostic? Less Edit
    65
    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 LG FH495BDS2, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This washing machine is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money
    Kitchen Objects - 036 - Washing Machine
    LG FH495BDS2
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is under a year old, however at £814.97 it is more expensive than 89% of washing machines.

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    Value for Money of Similar Washing Machines

    The chart below compares the value for money of the LG FH495BDS2 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of owners thought this Washing Machine was reasonably priced
    91
    Age

    LG FH495BDS2 Release Date

    September 2018

    Newer Washing Machines Worth Considering

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    When Are Most New LG Washing Machines Released?

    Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any evident pattern in the release month for new LG washing machines.

    January was the biggest month last year for new LG washing machines, with 17 new LG washing machines released that month. In January 2017, 24 new LG washing machines were released making it the biggest month that year as well for new LG washing machine releases. In 2016 most new LG washing machines were released in July, with 14 new LG washing machines released that month.

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    How Fast Do LG Washing Machine Prices Drop After Release?

    LG 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. On average, in the first 6 months after release, LG washing machines drop in price by 11%.

    That means a saving of £46 on a typical £424 new LG washing machine if you wait 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    LG FH495BDS2 Running Costs

    Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the FH495BDS2 is £850, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,200+ washing machines that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £308
    Electricity cost when on standby £14
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    Total running cost over 10 years
    Running costs for this washing machine have been estimated based on other similar washing machines. If you know how much electricity and water the LG FH495BDS2uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
    1.5T
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    38
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 38 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    519
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 140,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 519 baths.

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    LG FH495BDS2 Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Noise Level
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Load Balancing System
    Washing Class
    Cycle Time
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Adjustable Temperature
    Adjustable Spin Speed
    Rinse Hold
    Rinse Plus Function
    Spin-Drying Class
    Delayed Start Timer
    Spin Noise Level
    Washing Programs
    Residual Moisture
    Easy Iron Function
    Stain Remover Option
    Washing Programs
    Quick Washing Program
    Steam Washing Program
    Sport Washing Program
    Silent Washing Program
    Pre-Wash Program
    Mix Washing Program
    Half-Load Function
    Microfiber Washing Program
    Intensive/outdoor Washing Program
    Easy Care Washing Program
    Cotton Washing Program
    Bedding Washing Program
    Design
    Colour
    Loading Type
    Built-in Display
    Case Design
    Door Hinge
    Door Colour
    Control Type
    Display Type
    Door Opening Angle
    Direct Drive
    Ergonomics
    Child Lock
    Auto Diagnostic
    Remaining Time Indication
    Stackable
    Eco Drum Clean
    TurboWash
    Auto-Restart
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Consumption Per Cycle
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
    Power Consumption (Off)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Door Diameter
    Other Features
    Fuzzy Logic Controls
    Number of Programs
    Dimensions (HxWxD)
    Category
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Depth
    Package Width
    Special Features
    Medic Rinse
    Features
    Smart Washing Machine
    Blanket Cycle
    Single Garment Cycle
    Swimming Wear Cycle
    Kids Wear Cycle

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    lg electronics fh495bds2, lg electronics 1400rpm, fh495bds2 fh495bds2, lg fh495bds2, lg 10154714, lg 7398643, lg 7360602, lg w60

    Barcodes

     08806087520880,  08806087767452

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    29% quieter noise level
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