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Should You Buy a Whirlpool Hob?

Matthew
Updated 23 May 2021
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should you buy a Whirlpool Hob?

Whirlpool is well known for its washing machines, dishwashers, microwaves and fridge freezers. The company behind Whirlpool also manufacturers Indesit, Bauknecht, Hotpoint-Ariston and Hotpoint Hobs.

If you are wondering how Whirlpool hobs compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,900 hobs by objectively and impartially analysing over 6,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Whirlpool are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular hobs. Their hobs start at $407 for the GMW6422 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a gas hob and an integrated hob and go up to $410 for the AKT8090LX which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a ceramic hob and an integrated hob. The average price of a new Whirlpool hob is $408.

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

Is Whirlpool the Best Hob Brand?

So are Whirlpool 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.

Whirlpool is ranked the No. 10 best hob brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 10th best hob brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
943 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
696 reviews
#3
AEG
Germany
89%
89%
367 reviews
#4
Germany
81%
81%
38 reviews
#5
Brentwood
79%
79%
1 review
#6
South Korea
78%
78%
194 reviews
#7
CDA
United Kingdom
78%
78%
43 reviews
#8
Cookology
76%
76%
242 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
75%
75%
351 reviews
#10
United States
75%
75%
42 reviews
#11
Constructa
72%
72%
0 reviews
#12
Slovenia
67%
67%
7 reviews
#13
Turkey
65%
65%
322 reviews
#14
Tefal
France
64%
64%
50 reviews
#15
Blomberg
63%
63%
1 review
#16
Germany
62%
62%
0 reviews
#17
Cuisinart
58%
58%
0 reviews
#18
Avanti
58%
58%
0 reviews
#19
Sweden
58%
58%
3 reviews
#20
Medion
53%
53%
0 reviews
#21
Klarstein
52%
52%
0 reviews
#22
Zanker
51%
51%
0 reviews
#23
Gaggenau
51%
51%
1 review

Let's look at how Whirlpool 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
Whirlpool Hobs

At an average purchase price of $408, Whirlpool hobs tend to be more expensive than most other hob brands. Whirlpool also have better reviews than the typical hob brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool hob being 82%.

The average review score for a Whirlpool hob is 82%.

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

No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$319
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $2,399
Price Distribution of All Hobs
No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$408
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $2,799
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Hobs

What Do the Whirlpool Hob Reviews Say?

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

Whirlpool logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
29
4 stars
6
3 stars
4
2 stars
0
1 star
1
Whirlpool has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its hobs than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Whirlpool hobs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 93% and 90% respectively across all Hob brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Whirlpool 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 De Dietrich Bosch Whirlpool Sauter
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
Average
86%
4 reviews
60%
4 reviews
93%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Hobs Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Whirlpool hob. The table below compares the number of awards received by Whirlpool to other popular hob brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Whirlpool has won 1 award for its hobs.
Number of Awards Neff De Dietrich Bosch Whirlpool Sauter
Which? logo
2
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
2
1

How Reliable Are Whirlpool Hobs?

We checked over 6,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Whirlpool hobs. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Whirlpool hob owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think Whirlpool hobs are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
ao.com
The thing I like the best is built in child lock - I have kids at home
Tesco.com
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