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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Hob?

Matthew
Updated 25 February 2020
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Hotpoint is well known for its washing machines, cookers, tumble dryers 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 4,100 user and expert reviews and 8 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,900 hobs.

Hotpoint are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular and high quality hobs. Their hobs start at $162 for the PCN 642 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a gas hob and a built-in hob and go up to $295 for the CIA 640 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 $224.

Hotpoint are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular and high quality 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. 14 best hob brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 14th best hob brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
671 reviews
#2
AEG
Germany
90%
90%
350 reviews
#3
Germany
88%
88%
487 reviews
#4
United States
84%
84%
49 reviews
#5
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
84%
84%
256 reviews
#6
Cookology
83%
83%
136 reviews
#7
Italy
79%
79%
88 reviews
#8
South Korea
79%
79%
176 reviews
#9
CDA
United Kingdom
76%
76%
31 reviews
#10
Germany
75%
75%
0 reviews
#11
Brentwood
74%
74%
1 review
#12
Germany
73%
73%
14 reviews
#13
Slovenia
72%
72%
6 reviews
#14
United States
71%
71%
262 reviews
#15
Italy
71%
71%
115 reviews
#16
Constructa
66%
66%
0 reviews
#17
66%
66%
1 review
#18
Turkey
65%
65%
313 reviews
#19
Blomberg
65%
65%
1 review
#20
United States
65%
65%
56 reviews
#21
Italy
65%
65%
41 reviews
#22
SIA
63%
63%
7 reviews
#23
Sweden
63%
63%
2 reviews
#24
Cuisinart
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
Klarstein
58%
58%
0 reviews
#26
Tefal
France
56%
56%
0 reviews
#27
Orbegozo
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Panasonic
Japan
53%
53%
0 reviews
#29
Cooke & Lewis
53%
53%
0 reviews
#30
Bauknecht
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#31
JATA
53%
53%
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 $224, 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 80%.

The average review score for a Hotpoint hob is 80%.

There's a smaller selection of Hotpoint hobs available compared to other hob brands, with only 2 Hotpoint hobs currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$469
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,799
Price Distribution of All Hobs
No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$224
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,049
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
188
4 stars
49
3 stars
14
2 stars
1
1 star
9

Over 100% of expert reviews and 91% of user reviews for Hotpoint hobs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 90% respectively across all Hob brands.

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 Bosch Whirlpool Beko Hisense Hotpoint
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
Average
86%
4 reviews
93%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
90%
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 received by the most popular hob brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

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

How Reliable Are Hotpoint Hobs?

We checked over 4,100 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hotpoint hobs. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 58% were positive. Therefore the majority of Hotpoint hob owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

58% 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

it has become badly scratched and
johnlewis.com
well built
ao.com
not only that it has built in timers
Tesco.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 Mid-Range Hotpoint Hob?

Hotpoint CIA640C

$280.73
Crampton and Moore
Hotpoint CIA640C
Buy Now
Hotpoint CIA640C
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
7,200W
POWER
BUILT-
IN
4
POWER LEVELS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at $280.73 is the Hotpoint CIA640C, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
Induction
Built-in display
Residual heat indicator
Pan detection system
Child lock

A good value for money and fully featured induction 4 burner / cooking zone hob.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the CIA640C in the US is $280.73 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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