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What is the Kagoo Score? Our unique tumble dryers rating which considers: 21,000 expert & user reviews • 1,900 product comparisons • 10 industry awards • Score breakdown
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#1

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Samsung DV45K6500EV

 

$849.00

10.2kg
Info
Vented
Info
(Unknown)
Info
Info
$930
Over 10 years
Nov 2016
#2

88

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Samsung DVE52M7750VA3

350 Reviews

$449.00

20kg
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Steam
Info
40dB
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Info
(Unknown)
May 2017
#3

84

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Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC

40 Reviews

$1,119.10

8kg
Info
Condenser
Info
65dB
Info
Info
$860
Over 10 years
Oct 2010
#4

81

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Bosch Serie 6 WTW85493GB

4 Reviews

$1,299.38

8kg
Info
Heat Pump
Info
64dB
Info
Info
$250
Over 10 years
Sep 2016
#5

81

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Samsung DV5000

 

$375.00

9kg
Info
Heat Pump
Info
65dB
Info
Info
$400
Over 10 years
May 2017
#6

80

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LG DLE1501W

 

$867.49

10.1kg
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Vented
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45dB
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Nov 2016
#7

80

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Whirlpool 3LWED4705FW

 

$899.95

15kg
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Vented
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70dB
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$310
Over 10 years
Jun 2020
#8

80

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Candy CSV9DF

50 Reviews

$300.56

9kg
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Vented
Info
67dB
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Sep 2016
#9

79

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LG DLE3170W

 

$891.99

10.2kg
Info
Vented
Info
45dB
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Feb 2015

79

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Bosch Serie 8 WTW875W0

 
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8kg
Info
Heat Pump
Info
62dB
Info
Info
$270
Over 10 years
Apr 2015
#10

79

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LG DLEY1701VE

 

$1,080.99

10.2kg
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Steam
Info
44dB
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Jan 2015
#11

79

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LG DLGX5001V

 

$1,263.99

10.2kg
Info
Steam
Info
(Unknown)
Info
Info
(Unknown)
Feb 2018
#12

77

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Samsung DV80K6010CW

2 Reviews

$845.71

8kg
Info
Heat Pump
Info
65dB
Info
Info
$620
Over 10 years
Aug 2016
#13

77

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Hoover DXHY10A2TKE

 

$654.94

10kg
Info
Heat Pump
Info
67dB
Info
Info
$570
Over 10 years
Nov 2016
#14

76

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Bosch Serie 6 WTG86402UC

22 Reviews

$1,422.40

8kg
Info
Condenser
Info
63dB
Info
Info
$860
Over 10 years
Jun 2020
#15

75

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LG DLGX9001W

 

$1,678.99

10.2kg
Info
Steam
Info
48dB
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Info
(Unknown)
Feb 2018
#16

63

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Asko T208HW

 

$1,119.95

8kg
Info
Heat Pump
Info
64dB
Info
Info
$360
Over 10 years
Oct 2017
#17

63

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Asko T884XLHPW

 

$1,095.06

11kg
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Heat Pump
Info
66dB
Info
Info
$430
Over 10 years
Sep 2016
#18

62

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Asko T208VW

 

$727.95

8kg
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Condenser
Info
65dB
Info
Info
$850
Over 10 years
Jan 2018

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What Are The Best Tumble Dryer Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every tumble dryer and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated tumble dryer brand is Bosch with an average rating of 87%.

Rank Brand Number of Tumble Dryers Price Range Average Rating
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Bosch Tumble Dryers 143 $1,032 - $1,422
87%
1,493 reviews
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Beko Tumble Dryers 91
86%
3,835 reviews
#3
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Candy Tumble Dryers 58 $299 - $299
84%
1,271 reviews
#4
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AEG Tumble Dryers 101
84%
525 reviews
#5
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Samsung Tumble Dryers 48 $375 - $849
83%
816 reviews
#6
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Siemens Tumble Dryers 99
81%
54 reviews
#7
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Miele Tumble Dryers 66
80%
280 reviews
#8
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Indesit Tumble Dryers 36
79%
1,744 reviews
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Hotpoint Tumble Dryers 47
79%
3,939 reviews
#10
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White Knight Tumble Dryers 29
77%
1,288 reviews
#11
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LG Tumble Dryers 29 $867 - $1,679
76%
504 reviews
#12
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Hoover Tumble Dryers 78 $651 - $651
74%
813 reviews
#13
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Zanussi Tumble Dryers 21
71%
736 reviews
#14
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Whirlpool Tumble Dryers 32 $900 - $900
64%
16 reviews
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Electrolux Tumble Dryers 26
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Gorenje Tumble Dryers 20

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LG
DLE3170W
$891.99
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Samsung
DVE52M7750
$449.00
$443 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Two years newer
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Bosch
WTG86401
$1,119.10
$95 cheaper to
run over five
years
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Samsung
DV45K6500EV
$849.00
$270 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
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years
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WTG86402
$1,422.40
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DV80K6010C
$845.71
$577 cheaper
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$1,422.40
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DLGX5001V
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$158 cheaper
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DLE1501W
$867.49
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$375.00
$492 cheaper
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DV45K6500EV
$849.00
Better Kagoo
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LG
DLE1501W
$867.49
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Hoover
DXHY10A2T
$650.25
$250 cheaper
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Whirlpool
3LWED4705FW
$899.95
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46% cheaper to
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Bosch
WTG86402
$1,422.40
$257 cheaper
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LG
DLGX9001W
$1,678.99
Better brand
24% quieter
noise level
2.2kg bigger
drum capacity
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LG
DLE1501W
$867.49
Better brand
VS
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Samsung
DVE52M7750
$449.00
$418 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
34% bigger
drum capacity
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Asko
T884XLHPW
$1,095.06
20 months newer
7% bigger drum
capacity
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LG
DLEY1701VE
$1,080.99
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
34% quieter
noise level
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Bosch
WTG86401
$1,119.10
Better Kagoo
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T208H.W
$1,119.95
Seven years
newer
$670 cheaper to
run over five
years
Higher energy
efficiency
rating
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Candy
CSV9
$300.56
$350 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
VS
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Hoover
DXHY10A2T
$650.25
Superior energy
efficiency
rating
10% bigger
drum capacity
One month newer
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LG
DLE1501W
$867.49
Better brand
36% quieter
noise level
VS
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Whirlpool
3LWED4705FW
$899.95
Better Kagoo
Score
Four years
newer
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capacity
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Bosch
WTG86401
$1,119.10
$145 cheaper
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DLGX5001V
$1,263.99
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2.2kg bigger
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DVE52M7750
$449.00
$279 cheaper
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T208V.W
$727.95
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DV5000
$375.00
$353 cheaper
Better Kagoo
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53% cheaper to
run over five
years
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Asko
T208V.W
$727.95
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LG
DLEY1701VE
$1,080.99
Better brand
26dB quieter
noise level
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Whirlpool
3LWED4705FW
$899.95
$181 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by six
years
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Samsung
DV80K6010C
$845.71
$444 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
VS
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Bosch
WTW85493
$1,290.07
Better brand
Cheaper to run
by £630 over
five years
User reviews
are a lot
better
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Asko
T884XLHPW
$1,095.06
$584 cheaper
0.8kg bigger
drum capacity
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LG
DLGX9001W
$1,678.99
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
Newer by 17
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DV45K6500EV
$849.00
$232 cheaper
Better Kagoo
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DLEY1701VE
$1,080.99
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is the difference between condenser and vented tumble dryers?
ACondenser tumble dryers work by pulling the water out of the clothes and storing it in a water trap, where it stays until emptied. Vented tumblers extract the water from the clothes as steam, and pass it through a vent in the back of the machine so it can be disposed of outside.
QWhat are the benefits of condenser vs. vented tumble dryers?
ACondenser tumble dryers are easier to set up, and don't require any special modifications to the room - however they do require the condenser unit to be regularly emptied to remain in peak condition. Vented tumble dryers can run without needing maintenance, but require a hole drilled in an outside wall to fit the vent.
QWhat is the average noise level of a tumble dryer?
ATumble dryers can be quite noisy, with an average noise level of around 65Db. This means they will be loud enough to be disruptive when in full spin cycle, and can be easily heard several rooms away.

Tumble Dryer Buying Guide

Tumble dryers take damp, clean clothes and rotate them in a heated drum, removing the moisture from the clothes to dry them quickly and effectively. There are two main types of dryers - condenser and vented. Here are the main advantages and differences between them:

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Condenser Tumble Dryers

These dryers work by taking the moisture from the damp clothes and storing it in a water trap, which must be emptied after every couple of cycles. These dryers have no need for hoses or vents to remove the moisture, and so are more suitable for smaller apartments, or places where setting up an outside vent would be troublesome. However the tradeoff is a need to empty the water trap frequently, otherwise you may find the dryer not working as effectively.

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Vented Tumble Dryers

These tumble dryers work by separating the moisture from the damp clothes, then venting the damp air outside via a hose. The venting means that there is no need to empty water traps after every cycle, making it simpler to use. However the dryer may require specialist installation, especially if the vent needs to be placed through an exterior wall.

Sensor Drying

Some more advanced models of tumble dryer will have a moisture sensor installed. This sensor detects the dampness of the clothes, and automatically adjusts the cycle to give just enough time for the clothes to be completely dried. This saves both time and money, since the dryer will automatically stop once the clothes are dry.

All our tumble dryers are graded on their energy efficiency. The higher the grade, the less energy will be used per cycle, and the cheaper the dryer will be to run. Look for a dryer graded at A++ or above for the best efficiency in daily use.

Capacity

The capacity of the drum in your tumble dryer will determine how many clothes you can fit in a single cycle. Drum capacity is measured in Kg, with a single Kg being equivalent to a single outfit. Bigger dryers have bigger capacities, which may be necessary for families - single people and couples may find it far cheaper and more energy efficient to buy a smaller dryer.

Programs

Most models of tumble dryer contain several different programs for clothing of different material, as well as different temperatures and spin levels for more delicate pieces of clothing. While not all of these programs may be necessary, more programs is generally a good sign of a higher-end and more capable tumble dryer.

Many dryers also contain an anti-crease setting - this causes the the drum to rotate unheated at the end of cycles, in order to minimise wrinkling on laundry. This setting is extremely helpful if you plan on leaving laundry tumbling while you go out, or overnight. If left unmoved, your cleaned laundry will develop unsightly creases, as the clothing is all jumbled up and folded at strange angles from the spin drying. However periodically rotating the drum causes the laundry to shift anew, stopping creases developing.

Tumble Dryer Retailers, Prices and Features

Tumbler Prices

The price range of laundry dryers is from $298 to $1,679 and in total we found prices for 19 laundry dryers. The average price of a new tumble dryer is $945 and the 80% of tumble dryers are priced between $449 and $1,291. The Candy CSV9DF is the cheapest tumbler at only $299, and LG DLGX9001W is the most expensive at $1,679.

Tumbler Brands - Price Range

Bosch tumble dryers start at $1,032 and their most expensive tumbler costs $1,422. The highest average tumbler price out of all brands is Bosch tumble dryers with an average price of $1,216.

LG laundry dryers range in price from $867 to $1,679, and the average price of LG laundry dryers is $1,157 which is the second highest average price of all tumbler brands.

Asko laundry dryers range in price from $728 to $1,120, and the third highest average tumble dryer price out of all brands is Asko laundry dryers with an average price of $981.

Tumble Dryer Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 31 expert reviews and 18,848 user reviews for laundry dryers and used this data to determine the average rating for each brand of tumbler. Bosch is the top rated tumbler brand with an average rating of 87%. Beko is the second best brand with 86% and Candy is the third best brand with 84%.

Biggest Tumbler Retailers

We found 5 current offers for laundry dryers from eBay making it the biggest tumble dryer retailer.

When Are Most New Laundry Dryers Released?

The most common period for new tumble dryers to be released in is between November and January. For the latest tumble dryer technology you may be best waiting until November 2020. Also the price of the current laundry dryers may drop off just before the latest models are released in November. 19 new tumble dryers were released in January 2019 making it the biggest month that year for new tumbler releases. April was the biggest month in 2018 for new tumble dryers, with 46 new tumble dryers released that month. The biggest month in 2017 for new tumbler releases was November, with 58 new laundry dryers released that month.

How Fast Do Tumbler Prices Drop After Release?

In the first 6 months after release, laundry dryers drop in price by 6% on average.

That means a saving of $59 on a typical $945 new tumble dryer if you wait 6 months before buying.

Drum Capacities

The drum volume denotes the capacity of the dryer, measures in kilograms.

Comparing all tumble dryers, the drum capacities range from 2.5kg to 20kg. The drum capacities of most tumble dryers range from 7.5kg to 8.5kg. The tumble dryer with the biggest drum capacity is the Samsung DVE52M7750VA3, which is a 20kg capacity tumbler and is priced at $449.00. The Bosch WTG86402UC, which is on sale for $1,422.40, has the smallest drum capacity and is an 8kg capacity tumble dryer.

A larger drum capacity means more clothes can be dried at once.

Drying Systems

The drying system shows the technology used by the tumbler to dry clothes. Different systems have both positives and negatives.

The most popular drying system amongst new laundry dryers is heat pump. We found 466 laundry dryers that are heat pump laundry dryers. We found 428 tumble dryers that are condenser tumble dryers, making condenser the second most common drying system amongst new tumble dryers.

Noise Levels

'Noise Level' denotes how much noise the dryer makes when it's running, measures in decibels (dB).

The noise levels of laundry dryers range from 40dB to 82dB. The noise levels of the majority of tumble dryers range from 65dB to 67dB. The Whirlpool 3LWED4705FW, which is priced at $899.95, has the loudest noise level and is a 70dB noise level tumble dryer. The Samsung DVE52M7750VA3, which currently retails for $449.00, has the quietest noise level and is a 40dB noise level tumbler.

Less noise makes for a nicer atmosphere while your washing is drying, and means the machine is less likely to disturb and annoy people.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Laundry Dryers?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying tumble dryers. For each retailer it shows the total number of tumble dryers where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying laundry dryers. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was eBay. 4 of their tumbler prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of Laundry Dryers for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for laundry dryers by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of tumbler prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's tumbler prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers.

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