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Miele WMF121

Miele WMF121
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Reviews
73 Reviews
93
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
76
Age
2 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£800 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An extremely quiet and top-quality 8kg capacity washing machine, with very low running costs and a breathtakingly fast 1,600 RPM maximum spin speed. This washing machine has outstanding features, it's very easy to use but really noisy.
8kg 47dB 1,600 RPM Yes Apr 2016 A+++
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Miele WMF121 number 233 in medium washing machines and number 870 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
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Reviews
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Features
74
Popularity
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Value for Money
76
Age
85
Running Costs

80

80
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 86%, based on 73 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 Miele washing machine has running costs of £800 over 10 years, which puts it neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 2,000+ washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washing machines.
The WMF121 has some great features:
Faster than average maximum spin speed
Very quiet noise level
Faster than average cycle time
Has a child lock
CapDosing<br>The perfect addition for special applications
QuickPowerWash
Stain option
PowerWash 2.0

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

4.3 stars (73 reviews)

66%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Miele WMF121?

Price
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Ease of Use
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Features
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Noise Level
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Design
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More Than 80 People Thought it Had a Fair Price
  • Compact in size and adequate quality and speed. good value for money. I havn't found out how to make it "sleep". It just keeps turning off after inactivity ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Jun 2017
  • ... good machine... Ease to use. Good build quality. Looks good. Quiet. Value for money.
    ao.com - Ao.com 14 May 2017
  • Print quality is even better than my last Brother model. Excellent value and price. Loving the double sided and 3 options. No. All is good do far.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 26 Nov 2017
  • Great price and load size.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Dec 2017
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Solidly Made

    Two people thought that the Miele WMF121 was well made.

  • Excellent, good cleaning results and very quiet. Built to last.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Nov 2016
  • Quality. Built to last well worth the investment.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Feb 2018
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Three people thought that the Miele WMF121 was an excellent size.

  • Great price and load size.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Dec 2017
  • ... Love the variety of programme. The dryer is great too. I have dried a king size quilt cover in 60 mins. Would recommend it. There is nothing I don't like ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Nov 2016
  • Nice size fridge and plenty of space on the door to hold 4 pint milk container, bottle of wine and prosecco, Also comes with two freezer packs. Solid build ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Sep 2016
  • 9 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Washing Machine Was Nicely Designed

    More than 10 people thought that the Miele WMF121 was very well designed and two people thought that it was also good-looking.

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    Really Well Designed
    15 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • It's quite and the door mechanism is well designed to accommodate the door fronts from the housing. I suspect it's this mechanism that's make the unit ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Aug 2017
  • Tim scored Design 90 out of 100
    Tim - Currys.co.uk 17 Jun 2017
  • Denise scored Design 80 out of 100
    Denise - Currys.co.uk 5 Dec 2017
  • David scored Design 80 out of 100
    David - Currys.co.uk 14 Oct 2016
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    Good-Looking
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 50 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 40 people thought that the Miele WMF121 was very easy to use and six people thought that it was also very easy to setup.

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    Really Easy to Use
    46 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... also a lot softer. Tshirts come out not needing an iron - amazing! And it is easy to use. Press a button and it lights its way through the steps for you! ...
    Jac2308 - Ao.com 2 Oct 2015
  • Quiet; easy to use the programs; sturdy, so doesn't wobble with a heavy load. Very clean clothes and looks really good too. A couple of the cycle times ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Sep 2017
  • Very pleased with the machine. Easy to use. Quiet... Ease to use. Looks good. Quiet.
    J - Ao.com 7 Sep 2017
  • ... short amount of time and the anti crease option is my favourite. The washer is easy to use and even the filters are easy to check... Quiet. Ease to use. ...
    Nicola - Ao.com 26 Sep 2017
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    Very Easy to Setup
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Miele WMF121 Had Nice Technical Features

    More than 30 people thought that the Miele WMF121 had superb features.

  • ... Also uses non miele detergent. Very quiet. Numerous features. Shirts wash feature is amazing.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Nov 2016
  • ... prevents over use of detergent. Also uses non miele detergent. Very quiet. Numerous features. Shirts wash feature is amazing.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Nov 2016
  • The scan to pdf feature is an awesome time saver and so easy to use. Just a bit fiddly to pick up printed sheets. But not a big deal.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Sep 2017
  • Lots of features. Easy to use interface. Not as big as I expected. Leds that say a bay is populated are bright and not necessary. Fan can be a bit noisy.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Jun 2017
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Connectivity
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    Some People Thought This Washing Machine Was Bad When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    The Majority of Customers Thought it Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level

    More than 30 people thought that the Miele WMF121 was very noisy.

  • It's moves about a bit as it's an intergrated appliance my door has to be adjusted every couple of washes bit noisy.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Jan 2018
  • Parker scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Parker - Currys.co.uk 6 Nov 2016
  • Lindsay scored Noise level 90 out of 100
    Lindsay - Currys.co.uk 4 Dec 2017
  • Mark scored Noise level 90 out of 100
    Mark - Currys.co.uk 2 Jul 2017
  • One Person Thought it Had a Big Capacity
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    Some People Thought it Was Effective At Cleaning Clothes

    Two people thought that the Miele WMF121 had an efficient wash cycle.

  • Quiet and washes well. Sometimes doesn't spin enough but I just put on spin cycle so not a problem.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Jan 2018
  • The machine alerts you to when the wash cycle has finished with a whistle sound. It's expensive but then again it's a very good machine and you get what ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Jul 2017
  • 6 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Miele WMF121 Has a Bad Spin Cycle

    Three people thought that the Miele WMF121 didn't have an efficient spin-cycle.

  • Quiet and washes well. Sometimes doesn't spin enough but I just put on spin cycle so not a problem.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Jan 2018
  • Quiet and washes well. Sometimes doesn't spin enough but I just put on spin cycle so not a problem.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Jan 2018
  • Irritating alarm (which cannot be deselected) when program has ended. Extremely noisy spin cycle.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 19 Jan 2018
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Faster than average maximum spin speed
    Very quiet noise level
    Faster than average cycle time
    Has a child lock
    Has a load balancing system
    Has a foam control system
    Average drum capacity
    Washing class rating of A

    What the Reviews Say

    7 out of 10 people thought it was solidly made
    7 out of 10 people thought it was good in terms of size
    9 out of 10 owners thought this washing machine was nicely designed
    More than 50 people thought it was easy to use
    The vast majority of people thought the Miele WMF121 had nice technical features
    Some people thought it was effective at cleaning clothes
    The majority of customers thought it was not OK when it came to noise level
    6 out of 10 customers thought the Miele WMF121 has a bad spin cycle
    Average Drum Capacity
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    The drum capacity of the Miele WMF121 of 8kg is pretty typical compared to most other washing machines. It is in the biggest 62% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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    Faster Than Average Maximum Spin Speed
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    The Miele WMF121's maximum spin speed of 1,600 RPM is in the fastest 7% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature. The slowest maximum spin speed of washing machines is 100 RPM, the fastest is 2,800 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,300 RPM.

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    Very Quiet 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 Miele WMF121 of only 47dB is quieter than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is quieter than 93% of all washing machines when ordered 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 the most frequently found washing class on washing machines.

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    Faster Than Average Cycle Time
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    The cycle time of the Miele WMF121 of only 179 min is in the fastest 20% 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
    Has a Child Lock
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    The Miele WMF121 has a child lock. 54% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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    Has a Load Balancing System
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    The Miele WMF121 has a load balancing system. 69% of washing machines do not have a load balancing system.

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    Has a Foam Control System

    The Miele WMF121 has a foam control system, which is unusual. 75% of washing machines do not have a foam control system.

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    74
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Miele WMF121 has been listed on Kagoo since February 2017 and is currently ranked number 870 out of 879 washing machines.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    More than 80 people thought it had a fair price
    76
    Age

    Miele WMF121 Release Date

    April 2016

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    When Are Most New Miele Washing Machines Released?

    We couldn't see any evident trend in the release dates for new Miele washing machines over the last 3 years.

    October was the biggest month last year for new Miele washing machines, with 15 new Miele washing machines released that month. The biggest month in 2017 for new Miele washing machine releases was January, with 13 new Miele washing machines released that month. In 2016 most new Miele washing machines were released in April, with eight new Miele washing machines released that month.

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    How Fast Do Miele Washing Machine Prices Drop After Release?

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

    In the first 6 months after release, Miele washing machines drop in price by 4% on average. That means a saving of £14 on a typical £406 new Miele washing machine if you wait 6 months before buying.

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    Miele WMF121 Running Costs

    The WMF121 has an average running cost of £800 over 10 years based on typical energy prices, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 2,000+ washing machines that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £352
    Electricity cost when on standby £3
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    Total running cost over 10 years
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    1.6T
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    42
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 42 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    439
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 118,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 439 baths.

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    4.3 Stars

    66%

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    Miele WMF121 Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Noise Level
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Load Balancing System
    Washing Class
    Cycle Time
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Foam Control System
    Spin-Drying Class
    Delayed Start Timer
    Spin Noise Level
    Washing Programs
    Maximum Delay Start
    Residual Moisture
    Washing Programs
    Quick Washing Program
    Hand/wool Washing Program
    Black Washing Program
    Allergie Washing Program
    Sport Washing Program
    Pre-Wash Program
    Jeans Washing Program
    Intensive/outdoor Washing Program
    Easy Care Washing Program
    Delicate/silk Washing Program
    Cotton Washing Program
    Cold Washing Program
    Blouse/shirt Washing Program
    Design
    Colour
    Loading Type
    Built-in Display
    Case Design
    Dispenser Tray Type
    Door Hinge
    Control Type
    Tub Material
    Drum Material
    Cord Length
    Ergonomics
    Child Lock
    Remaining Time Indication
    Buzzer
    LED Programme Stage Indicator
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Consumption Per Cycle
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
    Power Consumption (Off)
    Connected Load
    Current Rating
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Current
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Depth (With Door Open)

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    miele miewshwmf121w, miele 1600spin, miele wmf121, 11mf1213d

    Barcodes

     04002515367384,  04002515619698,  04002515634196,  04002515641262,  04002515688786

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