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Should You Buy a Hoover Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 19 December 2020
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should you buy a Hoover Washing Machine?

Hoover is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its vacuum cleaners, steam cleaners and fridge freezers.

We've collated all the key information on Hoover washing machines in this handy guide. We've analysed over 42,000 user and expert reviews and 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,400 washing machines to impartially compare each washing machine brand.

Hoover are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular washing machines. Their washing machines start at £145 for the DXOA69C3 which has a noise level of 60dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,600 RPM and a drum capacity of 9kg and go up to £1,093 for the DWOT 413AHC3/1-S which has a noise level of 52dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 13kg. The average price of a new Hoover washing machine is £339.

Hoover are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular washing machines.

Is Hoover the Best Washing Machine Brand?

So are Hoover 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.

Hoover is ranked the No. 1 best washing machine brand.

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

#1
United States
95%
95%
1,855 reviews
#2
Turkey
90%
90%
4,535 reviews
#3
United States
90%
90%
6,657 reviews
#4
Germany
89%
89%
2,830 reviews
#5
South Korea
89%
89%
5,678 reviews
#6
Italy
87%
87%
2,282 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
86%
86%
556 reviews
#8
United States
85%
85%
116 reviews
#9
Germany
85%
85%
660 reviews
#10
Germany
84%
84%
123 reviews
#11
Italy
84%
84%
3,859 reviews
#12
LG
South Korea
83%
83%
1,376 reviews
#13
China
80%
80%
202 reviews
#14
Italy
79%
79%
412 reviews
#15
79%
79%
2 reviews
#16
Italy
79%
79%
44 reviews
#17
China
79%
79%
313 reviews
#18
Germany
79%
79%
71 reviews
#19
United Kingdom
78%
78%
1,227 reviews
#20
Grundig
Germany
75%
75%
98 reviews
#21
United Kingdom
74%
74%
1,154 reviews
#22
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
74%
74%
14 reviews
#23
73%
73%
5 reviews
#24
Poland
72%
72%
90 reviews
#25
Belling
United Kingdom
72%
72%
70 reviews
#26
Japan
71%
71%
111 reviews
#27
Electra
70%
70%
77 reviews
#28
Magic Chef
69%
69%
83 reviews
#29
Sweden
68%
68%
3 reviews
#30
Slovenia
67%
67%
6 reviews
#31
John Lewis
67%
67%
228 reviews
#32
New World
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#33
Stoves
United Kingdom
65%
65%
20 reviews
#34
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
0 reviews
#35
Ebac
63%
63%
0 reviews
#36
Kenwood
United Kingdom
63%
63%
1,061 reviews
#37
Galanz
61%
61%
0 reviews
#38
Essentials
United Kingdom
61%
61%
364 reviews
#39
Zenith
61%
61%
0 reviews
#40
Maytag
United States
58%
58%
0 reviews
#41
Iberna
56%
56%
0 reviews
#42
Baumatic
55%
55%
0 reviews
#43
Edesa
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
De Dietrich
France
54%
54%
0 reviews
#45
SanGiorgio
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Hoover 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
Hoover Washing Machines

There's a wide selection of Hoover washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with over 120 Hoover washing machines currently on the market in the UK. Hoover also have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Hoover washing machine being 87%.

The average review score for a Hoover washing machine is 87%.

Hoover have a number of great features including Hygiene Program, smart washing machine and All-in-one Cycle which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hoover washing machine is £96 (based on a person typically doing 5 washes per week), which makes them more efficient than most other washing machine brands.

Hoover washing machines 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 £2,499
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
£339
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,499
Price Distribution of Hoover Washing Machines

What Do the Hoover Washing Machine Reviews Say?

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

Hoover logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
0
4 stars
3
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Hoover logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,273
4 stars
402
3 stars
76
2 stars
45
1 star
56
Hoover has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its washing machines than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for Hoover washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 93% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

Purchasers of Hoover washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had a good price and good technical features.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Hoover washing machines by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other washing machine brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung LG Bosch Hotpoint Miele Hoover
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
90%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
40%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
92%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
1 review
70%
1 review
dday.it logo
82%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
66%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
100%
1 review
pcforalla.idg.se logo
100%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
84%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
40%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
chipchick.com logo
Average
79%
30 reviews
73%
12 reviews
93%
11 reviews
67%
5 reviews
87%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hoover Washing Machines Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Hoover 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 Miele Hoover
Which? logo
9
6
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
1
Trusted Reviews logo
3
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
chipchick.com logo
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
Total
23
2
8
1
1

How Reliable Are Hoover Washing Machines?

We checked over 42,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hoover washing machines. over 350 of these reviews mention reliability of which 87% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hoover washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

87% of reviewers think Hoover washing machines are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Drum materials does not look robust
johnlewis.com
Mediocre Build Quality
currys.co.uk
the top of the machine doesn't seem robust
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Hoover Washing Machines

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Hoover washing machines that set them apart from the competition. These include Hygiene Program, smart washing machine and All-in-one Cycle.

Hoover Hygiene Program

Hoover washing machines that feature Hygiene Program include the Hoover HWD610AMBCB1 (£419), the Hoover HBWM814DC (£315) and the Hoover HWD69AMBCR1 (£449).

Hoover Smart Washing Machine

Hoover washing machines that feature smart washing machine include the Hoover H3W49TE (£260), the Hoover HWDB69AMBC (£375) and the Hoover DWOAD610AHC8 (£379).

Hoover All-in-One Cycle

Hoover washing machines that feature All-in-one Cycle include the Hoover HWD610AMBCB1 (£419), the Hoover HWD69AMBCR1 (£449) and the Hoover DWOAD610AHC8 (£379).

Hoover Sports Shoes Cycle

Hoover washing machines that feature Sports Shoes Cycle include the Hoover HWD610AMBCB1 (£419), the Hoover HBWM814DC (£315) and the Hoover HWD69AMBCR1 (£449).

What is the Best Mid-Range Hoover Washing Machine?

Hoover HBWM916TAHC

£379.00
Hughes
Hoover HBWM916TAHC
Buy Now
Hoover HBWM916TAHC
9kg
CAPACITY
1,600 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
48dB
NOISE LEVEL
131kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£818
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

A great mid range choice, priced at £379 is the Hoover HBWM916TAHC, which has a Kagoo Score of 87.

Features We Love:
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Fast maximum spin speed (1,600 RPM)
Quieter than average noise level (48dB)
Supports Wi-Fi
Delayed start timer

A breathtakingly quiet and high-quality 9kg capacity washing machine, great for small families. It has a remaining time indication, a delayed start timer and a maximum spin speed of 1,600 RPM and supports Wi-Fi.

94
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
1 Year Old
88
Running Costs
£820 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the HBWM916TAHC in the UK is £379.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Same Day Delivery AvailableClick and Collect
£379.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
Recycle Your Old Washing Machine for Free
£399.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Official Outlet Same Day Delivery AvailableClick and Collect
£439.00
FREE Standard delivery
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What is the Best High End Hoover Washing Machine?

Hoover HWD610AMBCB1

£419.00
AO
Hoover HWD610AMBCB1
Buy Now
Hoover HWD610AMBCB1
10kg
CAPACITY
1,600 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
51dB
NOISE LEVEL
143kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£917
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Hoover washing machine then the Hoover HWD610AMBCB1 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 85, but is a bit more expensive at £419.

Features We Love:
Autocare function
Big drum capacity (10kg)
Fast maximum spin speed (1,600 RPM)
Quieter than average noise level (51dB)
Child lock

A fully featured and drum capacity average noise level washing machine, with a reasonable price and low running costs. It has a child lock, a dosage assistant and an adjustable temperature and supports Wi-Fi.

95
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
77
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Age
20 Months Old
78
Running Costs
£920 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the HWD610AMBCB1 in the UK is £419.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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Receive It Tomorrow1 Year Warranty
£419.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
Official Outlet Receive It Tomorrow
£419.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
- Show less prices from AO
Receive It TomorrowInstallation Service Available
£419.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
Installation Service AvailableDisconnect and Remove Your Old Washing Machine for £14.99
£419.00
Standard delivery: £19.99
Go to Store
£549.99
Go to Store
5 Prices from 4 Stores | £419.00 - £549.99
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What is the Best Budget Choice Hoover Washing Machine?

Hoover H3W49TE

£259.98
PC World Business
Hoover H3W49TE
Buy Now
Hoover H3W49TE
9kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
79dB
NOISE LEVEL
44 Min
CYCLE TIME
218kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£1042
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

At only £259.98 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Hoover H3W49TE makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Faster than average cycle time (44 min)
Child lock
Delayed start timer
Sensor program selection

A very popular but 2 year old 9kg capacity washing machine, very good for small families. It has a child lock, a remaining time indication and an adjustable temperature and features adjustable spin speed.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
82
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
1 Year Old
70
Running Costs
£1,000 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the H3W49TE in the UK is £259.98 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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Installation Service Available
£259.98
Go to Store
Receive It TomorrowWe Won’t Be Beaten On Price
£259.99
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
Official Outlet Receive It TomorrowWe Won’t Be Beaten On Price
£259.99
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
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Out of stock
£269.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
£279.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
JC Campbell
£279.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Same Day Delivery AvailableClick and Collect
Out of stock
£289.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
7 Prices from 6 Stores | £259.98 - £279.99
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Hoover Washing Machine?
Is Hoover the Best Washing Machine Brand?
What Do the Hoover Washing Machine Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Hoover Washing Machines Received?
How Reliable Are Hoover Washing Machines?
Features to Look Out For On Hoover Washing Machines
Hoover Hygiene Program
Hoover Smart Washing Machine
Hoover All-in-One Cycle
Hoover Sports Shoes Cycle
What is the Best Mid-Range Hoover Washing Machine?
What is the Best High End Hoover Washing Machine?
What is the Best Budget Choice Hoover Washing Machine?

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