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Should You Buy a Bush Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 12 November 2020
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should you buy a Bush Washing Machine?

Bush is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its tumble dryers, TVs and dishwashers.

If you are wondering how Bush washing machines compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 5,400 washing machines by objectively and impartially analysing over 42,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Bush are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and good quality washing machines. Their washing machines start at £180 for the WMDF612W which has a noise level of 58dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,200 RPM and a drum capacity of 5kg and go up to £300 for the WMNSINT812W which has a noise level of 57dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,200 RPM and a drum capacity of 7kg. The average price of a new Bush washing machine is £223.

Bush are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and good quality washing machines.

Is Bush the Best Washing Machine Brand?

So are Bush washing machines any good? We give every washing machine a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all washing machines we are able to impartially rank all the washing machine brands.

Bush is ranked the No. 20 best washing machine brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bush is the 20th best washing machine brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
1,855 reviews
#2
United States
92%
92%
6,401 reviews
#3
Turkey
91%
91%
4,535 reviews
#4
Germany
90%
90%
2,804 reviews
#5
South Korea
90%
90%
5,677 reviews
#6
Italy
89%
89%
2,215 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
88%
88%
550 reviews
#8
Germany
86%
86%
123 reviews
#9
Germany
85%
85%
658 reviews
#10
LG
South Korea
85%
85%
1,376 reviews
#11
Italy
85%
85%
3,449 reviews
#12
82%
82%
2 reviews
#13
Italy
82%
82%
44 reviews
#14
United States
81%
81%
116 reviews
#15
Italy
81%
81%
411 reviews
#16
China
80%
80%
202 reviews
#17
United Kingdom
80%
80%
1,227 reviews
#18
China
79%
79%
313 reviews
#19
Neff
Germany
77%
77%
71 reviews
#20
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,154 reviews
#21
Grundig
Germany
76%
76%
98 reviews
#22
Poland
75%
75%
90 reviews
#23
Japan
73%
73%
111 reviews
#24
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
73%
73%
14 reviews
#25
Stoves
United Kingdom
70%
70%
20 reviews
#26
70%
70%
5 reviews
#27
Belling
United Kingdom
70%
70%
70 reviews
#28
Panasonic
Japan
69%
69%
5 reviews
#29
John Lewis
69%
69%
228 reviews
#30
New World
United Kingdom
67%
67%
0 reviews
#31
Ebac
64%
64%
0 reviews
#32
CDA
United Kingdom
63%
63%
0 reviews
#33
Sweden
63%
63%
3 reviews
#34
Galanz
62%
62%
0 reviews
#35
Essentials
United Kingdom
62%
62%
364 reviews
#36
Zenith
62%
62%
0 reviews
#37
Electra
62%
62%
77 reviews
#38
Slovenia
61%
61%
6 reviews
#39
Baumatic
60%
60%
0 reviews
#40
SanGiorgio
60%
60%
0 reviews
#41
Maytag
United States
60%
60%
0 reviews
#42
Magic Chef
58%
58%
83 reviews
#43
Swan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
De Dietrich
France
56%
56%
0 reviews
#45
Comfee
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
Edesa
55%
55%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Bush washing machines compare to the other washing machine brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All washing machine Brands
Bush Washing Machines

Bush have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Bush washing machine being 73%. Bush also have a number of great features including Refresh Cycle which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Bush washing machine is 73%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bush washing machine is £102 (based on a person typically doing 5 washes per week), which makes them more efficient than most other washing machine brands.

There's a smaller selection of Bush washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 6 Bush washing machines currently on the market in the UK. Bush washing machines also tend to be cheaper than most other washing machine brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
£403
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,299
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
£223
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,299
Price Distribution of Bush Washing Machines

What Do the Bush Washing Machine Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Bush washing machine to work out the average distribution of reviews for Bush and then compared this to the other washing machine brands.

5 stars
874
4 stars
225
3 stars
30
2 stars
6
1 star
19
Bush has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its washing machines than most other brands.

Over 95% of user reviews for Bush washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 93% across all washing machine brands.

Purchasers of Bush washing machines frequently mentioned that the product has useful technical features.

How Many Industry Awards Have Bush Washing Machines Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Bush washing machines. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular washing machine brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning washing machines

Number of Awards Samsung LG Bosch Hotpoint Whirlpool
Which? logo
8
6
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
1
Trusted Reviews logo
3
2
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
chipchick.com logo
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
23
2
8
1
1

How Reliable Are Bush Washing Machines?

We checked over 42,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bush washing machines. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 57% were positive. Therefore the majority of Bush washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

57% of reviewers think Bush washing machines are reliable.

So, most people think that Bush washing machines are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Bush washing machines that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

well made
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

broke down after 7months
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Bush Washing Machines

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bush washing machines that set them apart from the competition. These include Refresh Cycle.

Bush Refresh Cycle

Bush washing machines that feature Refresh Cycle include the Bush WMNSINT812W (£300).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bush Washing Machine?

Bush WMNB912EB

£219.99
Argos
Bush WMNB912EB
Buy Now
Bush WMNB912EB
9kg
CAPACITY
1,200 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
58dB
NOISE LEVEL
243kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£1174
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £219.99 is the Bush WMNB912EB, which has a Kagoo Score of 85.

Features We Love:
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Child lock
Load balancing system

A fully featured and classic 9kg capacity washing machine, with ok running costs and a good price. It has a child lock, a load balancing system and an adjustable temperature and features adjustable spin speed. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has excellent features, it's very easy to use but really noisy.

97
Reviews
85 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
80
Value for Money
Very Good
75
Age
3 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£1,200 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Bush WMNB912EB has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 85 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the WMNB912EB in the UK is £219.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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£219.99
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£219.99
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£264.99
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What is the Best Budget Choice Bush Washing Machine?

Bush WMDF612W

£179.99
Argos
Bush WMDF612W
Buy Now
Bush WMDF612W
5kg
CAPACITY
1,200 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
58dB
NOISE LEVEL
171kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£889
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £179.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 77 the Bush WMDF612W makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Child lock
Load balancing system
Delayed start timer

A good value for money and very economical to run 5kg capacity washing machine, good for individuals or couples.

73
Features
Good Features
78
Value for Money
Very Good
75
Age
3 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£890 Over 10 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the WMDF612W in the UK is £179.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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£179.99
Standard delivery: £6.95
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£224.99
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bush Washing Machine?
Is Bush the Best Washing Machine Brand?
What Do the Bush Washing Machine Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bush Washing Machines Received?
How Reliable Are Bush Washing Machines?
Features to Look Out For On Bush Washing Machines
Bush Refresh Cycle
What is the Best Mid-Range Bush Washing Machine?
What is the Best Budget Choice Bush Washing Machine?

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