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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Hob?

Updated 28 July 2019 by Matthew
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Hotpoint is well known for it's washing machines, tumble dryers, cookers and washer dryers. The company behind Hotpoint also manufacturers Whirlpool Hobs.

If you are thinking about buying a Hotpoint hob then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of hob brands is compiled by analysing over 4,200 user and expert reviews and 6 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,800 hobs.

Hotpoint are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular hobs. Their hobs start at $153 for the PCN 642 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a gas hob and a built-in hob and go up to $328 for the CIS640B which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is an induction hob and a built-in hob. The average price of a new Hotpoint hob is $328.

Hotpoint are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular hobs.

Is Hotpoint the Best Hob Brand?

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

Hotpoint is ranked the No. 16 best hob brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 16th best hob brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
671 reviews
#2
AEG
Germany
92%
92%
350 reviews
#3
Germany
89%
89%
486 reviews
#4
Cookology
82%
82%
136 reviews
#5
United States
81%
81%
49 reviews
#6
Italy
81%
81%
88 reviews
#7
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
81%
81%
256 reviews
#8
Italy
79%
79%
115 reviews
#9
South Korea
77%
77%
176 reviews
#10
CDA
United Kingdom
74%
74%
31 reviews
#11
Germany
74%
74%
0 reviews
#12
Brentwood
70%
70%
1 review
#13
Turkey
69%
69%
313 reviews
#14
Slovenia
69%
69%
6 reviews
#15
Sweden
67%
67%
2 reviews
#16
United States
65%
65%
356 reviews
#17
Italy
65%
65%
39 reviews
#18
64%
64%
91 reviews
#19
United Kingdom
64%
64%
223 reviews
#20
Blomberg
64%
64%
1 review
#21
United States
64%
64%
56 reviews
#22
Klarstein
63%
63%
0 reviews
#23
Cuisinart
63%
63%
0 reviews
#24
Germany
63%
63%
53 reviews
#25
SIA
62%
62%
7 reviews
#26
62%
62%
0 reviews
#27
Sharp
Japan
59%
59%
1 review
#28
Swan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#29
Zanker
58%
58%
0 reviews
#30
Ariete
55%
55%
0 reviews
#31
Unold
55%
55%
0 reviews
#32
Simfer
55%
55%
0 reviews
#33
Tefal
France
54%
54%
0 reviews
#34
JATA
54%
54%
0 reviews
#35
Essentials
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#36
Panasonic
Japan
53%
53%
0 reviews
#37
Cooke & Lewis
52%
52%
0 reviews
#38
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
52%
52%
0 reviews
#39
52%
52%
0 reviews
#40
Bauknecht
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#41
Asko
52%
52%
0 reviews
#42
Campingaz
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Hotpoint hobs compare to the other hob brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All hob Brands
Hotpoint Hobs

At an average purchase price of $328, Hotpoint hobs tend to be cheaper than most other hob brands. Hotpoint also have better reviews than the typical hob brand, with the average rating of a Hotpoint hob being 81%.

The average review score for a Hotpoint hob is 81%.

There's a smaller selection of Hotpoint hobs available compared to other hob brands, with only 1 Hotpoint hob currently on the market in the United States.

No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$534
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $2,199
Price Distribution of All Hobs
No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$328
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,999
Price Distribution of Hotpoint Hobs

What Do the Hotpoint Hob Reviews Say?

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

Hotpoint logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
267
4 stars
60
3 stars
15
2 stars
1
1 star
12

Over 100% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for Hotpoint hobs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 90% respectively across all Hob brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Hotpoint hobs by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other hob brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Neff Whirlpool Bosch Hisense Stoves Hotpoint
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
Average
86%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
93%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
100%
1 review
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Hobs Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Hotpoint hobs. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular hob brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Number of Awards Neff Whirlpool Bosch Hisense Stoves Hotpoint
Which? logo
2
1
1
Total
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Hotpoint Hobs?

We checked over 4,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hotpoint hobs. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the majority of Hotpoint hob owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% of reviewers think Hotpoint hobs are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

The controls are sturdy
ao.com
not only that it has built in timers
Tesco.com
it has become badly scratched and
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

the controls were not as reliable
amazon.co.uk
The self coloured seal not only makes it easier to keep clean
ao.com

What is the Best Budget Choice Hotpoint Hob?

Hotpoint PCN 642

$152.85
Hotpoint Official Store
Hotpoint PCN 642
Buy Now
Hotpoint PCN 642
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
BUILT-
IN

At only $152.85 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Hotpoint PCN 642 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Has a residual heat indicator
Has a wok burner
Has an electronic ignition
Has a flame failure device

An excellently reviewed and good value for money gas 4 burner / cooking zone hob, with a very good spec.

96
Reviews
31 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Hotpoint PCN 642 has superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this hob to others.

The cheapest price that we found for the PCN 642 in the United States is $152.85 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Hotpoint Hob?
Is Hotpoint the Best Hob Brand?
What Do the Hotpoint Hob Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Hobs Received?
How Reliable Are Hotpoint Hobs?
What is the Best Budget Choice Hotpoint Hob?

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