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Should You Buy a Hoover Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 14 February 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 tumble dryers.

We've collated all the key information on Hoover washing machines in this handy guide. We've analysed over 40,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ 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 £180 for the DXOC67C3 which has a noise level of 79dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,600 RPM and a drum capacity of 7kg and go up to £1,048 for the AWMPD 410LH8/1-S which has a noise level of 78dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 10kg. The average price of a new Hoover washing machine is £330.

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%
1,775 reviews
#2
United States
93%
93%
6,449 reviews
#3
Germany
93%
93%
3,113 reviews
#4
Turkey
92%
92%
4,535 reviews
#5
South Korea
91%
91%
5,667 reviews
#6
AEG
Germany
91%
91%
551 reviews
#7
Germany
90%
90%
126 reviews
#8
Germany
89%
89%
571 reviews
#9
Italy
88%
88%
1,996 reviews
#10
LG
South Korea
88%
88%
1,210 reviews
#11
Italy
86%
86%
3,114 reviews
#12
Italy
83%
83%
411 reviews
#13
United States
83%
83%
109 reviews
#14
Italy
82%
82%
44 reviews
#15
Blomberg
81%
81%
2 reviews
#16
China
80%
80%
203 reviews
#17
China
80%
80%
216 reviews
#18
Logik
United Kingdom
79%
79%
1,227 reviews
#19
United Kingdom
79%
79%
1,069 reviews
#20
Slovenia
79%
79%
5 reviews
#21
John Lewis
79%
79%
228 reviews
#22
Montpellier
77%
77%
5 reviews
#23
Japan
77%
77%
111 reviews
#24
Poland
76%
76%
90 reviews
#25
Grundig
Germany
76%
76%
41 reviews
#26
Neff
Germany
76%
76%
71 reviews
#27
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
74%
74%
14 reviews
#28
Kenwood
United Kingdom
74%
74%
1,064 reviews
#29
Sweden
73%
73%
3 reviews
#30
Electra
73%
73%
77 reviews
#31
Belling
United Kingdom
71%
71%
70 reviews
#32
Stoves
United Kingdom
69%
69%
20 reviews
#33
Galanz
66%
66%
0 reviews
#34
Ebac
65%
65%
0 reviews
#35
CDA
United Kingdom
63%
63%
0 reviews
#36
Essentials
United Kingdom
62%
62%
364 reviews
#37
Baumatic
60%
60%
0 reviews
#38
Daewoo
South Korea
60%
60%
17 reviews
#39
Maytag
United States
59%
59%
0 reviews
#40
Germany
59%
59%
0 reviews
#41
Iberna
58%
58%
0 reviews
#42
SanGiorgio
57%
57%
0 reviews
#43
Exquisit
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
Comfee
56%
56%
0 reviews
#45
Statesman
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
De Dietrich
France
55%
55%
0 reviews
#47
Nordmende
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 80 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 86%.

The average review score for a Hoover washing machine is 86%.

Hoover have a number of great features including smart washing machine, Mobile App Support and hoover wizard app compatible 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
£437
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £6,049
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
£330
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £6,049
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
2
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Hoover logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,217
4 stars
387
3 stars
72
2 stars
42
1 star
55
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 88% and 93% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

Purchasers of Hoover washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, reasonably priced and had nice 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 Whirlpool Miele Hoover
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
90%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
67%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
92%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
1 review
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
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
chipchick.com logo
Average
80%
29 reviews
78%
11 reviews
93%
10 reviews
81%
5 reviews
87%
4 reviews
73%
2 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 Whirlpool Miele Hoover
Which? logo
9
6
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
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
Total
23
2
8
1
1

How Reliable Are Hoover Washing Machines?

We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hoover washing machines. over 90 of these reviews mention reliability of which 84% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hoover washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

84% 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

Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
seems robust lots of convienient programmes
ao.com
then I had a reliable local repair man out as it had run out of warranty
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Drum materials does not look robust
johnlewis.com
Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
the top of the machine doesn't seem robust
ao.com
is not built to last
Argos.co.uk

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 smart washing machine, Mobile App Support and hoover wizard app compatible.

Hoover Smart Washing Machine

Hoover washing machines that feature smart washing machine include the Hoover AWMPD69LHO7 (£365), the Hoover AWMPD69LH7R (£360) and the Hoover DWOAD610AHC880 (£399).

Hoover Mobile App Support

Hoover washing machines that feature Mobile App Support include the Hoover AWMPD610LH8 (£429), the Hoover AWMPD69LHO7 (£365) and the Hoover DXOA68C3 (£239).

Hoover Wizard App Compatible

Hoover washing machines that feature hoover wizard app compatible include the Hoover AWMPD610LH8 (£429), the Hoover AWMPD69LHO7 (£365) and the Hoover DXOA68C3 (£239).

Hoover All-in-One Cycle

Hoover washing machines that feature All-in-one Cycle include the Hoover AWMPD610LH8 (£429), the Hoover AWMPD69LHO7 (£365) and the Hoover AWMPD69LH7R (£360).

What is the Best Mid-Range Hoover Washing Machine?

Hoover DXOA68C3

£239.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Hoover DXOA68C3
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Hoover DXOA68C3
8kg
CAPACITY
1,600 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
61dB
NOISE LEVEL
196kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£951
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

A great mid range choice, priced at £239 is the Hoover DXOA68C3, which has a Kagoo Score of 86.

Features We Love:
Hoover wizard app compatible
One touch technology
Fast maximum spin speed (1,600 RPM)
Child lock
Delayed start timer

A fully featured and classic 8kg capacity washing machine, with a good price and maximum spin speed. It has a child lock, an adjustable temperature and a delayed start timer and features adjustable spin speed. Our review analysis indicates that this washing machine has a efficient spin-cycle and it's very easy to use, and quiet.

97
Reviews
477 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Age
3 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£950 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Hoover DXOA68C3 has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 477 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the DXOA68C3 in the UK is £239.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Hoover Washing Machine?

Hoover AWMPD69LHO7

£364.99
John Lewis
Hoover AWMPD69LHO7
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Hoover AWMPD69LHO7
9kg
CAPACITY
1,600 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
51dB
NOISE LEVEL
131kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£818
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Hoover washing machine then the Hoover AWMPD69LHO7 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 86, but is a bit more expensive at £364.99.

Features We Love:
Hoover wizard app compatible
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Fast maximum spin speed (1,600 RPM)
Quieter than average noise level (51dB)
Child lock

A classic and maximum spin speed 9kg capacity washing machine, with a reasonable price and very low running costs. It has a child lock, a remaining time indication and a dosage assistant and supports Wi-Fi. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has outstanding features but it's noisy.

95
Reviews
8 Reviews
93
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£820 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Hoover AWMPD69LHO7 has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this washing machine to others.

Hoover AXI AWMPD69LHO7 Wifi Connected 9Kg Washing Machine Review | HENRY REVIEWS & AO.COM
Hoover AXI AWMPD69LHO7 Wifi Connected 9Kg Washing Machine Review | HENRY REVIEWS & AO.COM

The cheapest price that we could find for the AWMPD69LHO7 in the UK is £364.99 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Hoover Washing Machine?

Hoover AWMPD610LH8

£428.97
Power Direct
Hoover AWMPD610LH8
Buy Now
Hoover AWMPD610LH8
10kg
CAPACITY
1,600 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
51dB
NOISE LEVEL
119kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£855
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

At only £428.97 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the Hoover AWMPD610LH8 makes a great budget choice.

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

Owners report that this washing machine has very good features, wifi capacity and it's very quiet. It's a classic and drum capacity average noise level washing machine, with a good price and maximum spin speed. It has a child lock, a remaining time indication and a dosage assistant and supports Wi-Fi.

96
Reviews
43 Reviews
95
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
76
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£860 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Hoover AWMPD610LH8 has superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this washing machine to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the AWMPD610LH8 in the UK is £428.97 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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£529.95
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Find the best Hoover washing machine for you by checking our complete list of over 812 washing machines
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 Smart Washing Machine
Hoover Mobile App Support
Hoover Wizard App Compatible
Hoover All-in-One 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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