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Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC
WTG86401UC

Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC
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Reviews
40 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
66
Age
8 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£1,400 Over 10 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
Reviews indicate that this tumble dryer is very quiet, good in terms of power usage and easy to use. It's a classic and fully featured 8kg capacity condenser tumble dryer, with moderate running costs.
8KG
CAPACITY
65DB
NOISE LEVEL
40 MIN
CYCLE TIME
PILLOW
DRYING
PROGRAM
FILTER
CLEANING
INDICATOR
600MM
WIDE
FRONT-LOADING
LOADING
CONDEN-
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$1174
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Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC Price History

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC number 4 across all tumble dryers.

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75
Kagoo Score
90
Reviews
85
Features
66
Age
66
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

reviews indicate that it has good user reviews with 80% of buyers recommending this tumbler to others.
This tumble dryer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer laundry dryers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Bosch tumble dryer has running costs of £1,400 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 840+ laundry dryers that we have calculated running costs for.
The Serie 6 WTG86401UC has some great features:
Shorter than average cycle time
Has a moisture sensor
Has a child lock
Has an Anti-Crease function
Tailor each load and prevent fabric damage with autodry sensors
Reduced vibrations and quiet noise levels with the clever antivibration design

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each tumble dryer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the tumble dryer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec tumble dryers come to market, the older tumble dryers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

90
Reviews

Average Review Score

4 stars (40 reviews)

53%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
21 Reviews
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10 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC?

Noise Level
6
0
Drying Quality
2
0
Environmental Considerations
2
0
Ease of Use
3
0
Size and Weight
1
0
Robustness
1
0
Price
1
0
Design
1
0
One Person Thought it Had a Good Price
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One Person Thought it Was Reliable
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One Person Thought This Tumble Dryer Was a Good Size
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One Person Thought it Was Nicely Designed
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Some Owners Thought it Was Easy to Use

Two people thought that the Bosch WTG86401UC was easy to use.

  • Easy to use. Very Quiet. Easy to clean filter. Recommend...
    Italianlady - Bestbuy.com 1 Apr 2018
  • Good quality and easy to use. This machine is very quiet which is nice for a front load...
    Dumplin - Bestbuy.com 22 Dec 2017
  • Three People Thought it Had Good Environmental Credentials

    Three people thought that the Bosch WTG86401UC was good in terms of power usage.

  • Excellent technology and very durable and energy efficient...
    Stannogram - Bestbuy.com 7 Apr 2016
  • I bought this because it was energy efficient. It may be too energy efficient. Its difficult to get to work for semi-clothes or wrinkle release...
    Snow - Bestbuy.com 26 Feb 2017
  • I bought this because it was energy efficient. It may be too energy efficient. Its difficult to get to work for semi-clothes or wrinkle release...
    Snow - Bestbuy.com 26 Feb 2017
  • Six People Thought This Tumble Dryer Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Six people thought that the Bosch WTG86401UC was really quiet.

  • ... 240V outlet is needed!) So far so good with this washer's results. It is very quiet and efficient. The matching dryer, while ventless still dries VERY ...
    Nippon - Bestbuy.com 2 Oct 2016
  • Easy to use. Very Quiet. Easy to clean filter. Recommend...
    Italianlady - Bestbuy.com 1 Apr 2018
  • Very quiet, efficient dryer and a terrific match with the accompanying Washer. Very pleased with the purchase and likely to do it again soon (for another ...
    BKResident - Bestbuy.com 25 Jun 2018
  • Good quality and easy to use. This machine is very quiet which is nice for a front load...
    Dumplin - Bestbuy.com 22 Dec 2017
  • Some People Thought it Has Good Drying Quality

    Two people thought that the Bosch WTG86401UC dried clothes well.

  • ... clothes come out slightly damp but quickly dry once exposed to the air outside the dryer (it's designed to work this way). If you need a compact unit and/or ...
    Cja021 - Bestbuy.com 9 Sep 2018
  • ... once I was familiar with it I liked it more and more. Dries clothes beautifully without over heating them. Nice quiet machine. I love Bosch products, this ...
    Raindrop - Bestbuy.com 7 Sep 2016
  • How Good Are Bosch Laundry Dryers?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Shorter than average cycle time
    Has a moisture sensor
    Has a child lock
    Has an Anti-Crease function
    Has a reversible doors
    ok drum capacity
    ok noise level
    Drying class rating of only B
    Smaller than average drum volume
    Has an adjustable drying level

    What the Reviews Say

    Some owners thought it was easy to use
    Six people thought this tumble dryer was OK when it came to noise level
    Some people thought it has good drying quality
    ok Drum Capacity
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    The drum capacity of the WTG86401 of 8kg is ok compared to most other laundry dryers. It is in the biggest 73% of all tumble dryers when sorted by this feature.

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    ok Noise Level
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    The Bosch WTG86401's noise level of 65dB is ok compared to most other laundry dryers. It is in the loudest 43% of all tumble dryers when ordered by this feature.

    What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit
    Drying Class Rating of Only B

    This tumbler has a drying class of B, which is typical of many tumble dryers.

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    Shorter Than Average Cycle Time
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    The cycle time of the WTG86401 of only 40 min is very short compared to most other tumble dryers. It is shorter than 98% of all laundry dryers when ordered by this feature. The shortest cycle time of tumble dryers is 10 min, the longest is 370 min, and the average cycle time is 160 min.

    What does "cycle time" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Moisture Sensor
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    The WTG86401 has a moisture sensor, which is unusual. 55% of tumble dryers do not have a moisture sensor.

    What is a moisture sensor? Less Edit
    Has a Child Lock
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    The WTG86401 has a child lock, unlike 53% of tumble dryers which do not have a child lock.

    What is a child lock? Less Edit
    Has an Anti-Crease Function
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    The WTG86401 has an Anti-Crease function, as do 58% of tumble dryers.

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    Has a Reversible Doors
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    The WTG86401 has a reversible doors. 78% of laundry dryers do not have a reversible doors.

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    Smaller Than Average Drum Volume

    The WTG86401's drum volume of only 112L is smaller than 84% of all laundry dryers when ranked by this feature. Tumble dryers have drum volumes of between 58L and 210L, and the average drum volume is 120L.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "drum volume" mean? Less Edit
    Has an Adjustable Drying Level

    The WTG86401 has an adjustable drying level. 85% of tumble dryers also have an adjustable drying level.

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    Age

    Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC Release Date

    October 2010

    Newer Tumble Dryers Worth Considering

    72

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    $1,080.99
    53 months newer
    Four years newer
    A lot quieter noise level

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    $1,231.99
    90 months newer
    Newer by seven years
    2.2kg bigger drum capacity

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    90 months newer
    $160 Cheaper
    Newer by eight years

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    Newer by six years
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    58 months newer
    25 min shorter cycle time
    Better Kagoo Score

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    54 months newer
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    Newer by four years
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    90 months newer
    Better Kagoo Score
    Seven years newer

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    $1,795.10
    77 months newer
    Newer by six years
    Bigger drum capacity
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    81 months newer
    $720 Cheaper
    Better Kagoo Score

    When Are Most New Bosch Laundry Dryers Released?

    The most common period for new Bosch tumble dryers to be released in is between March and April.

    That means that most of the latest Bosch tumbler technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. 17 new Bosch laundry dryers were released in April 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch tumble dryer releases. In March 2017, 10 new Bosch tumble dryers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch tumble dryer releases. July was the biggest month in 2016 for new Bosch tumble dryers, with 20 new Bosch tumble dryers released that month.

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    How Fast Do Bosch Tumble Dryer Prices Drop After Release?

    Most tumble dryers drop in price by 6% in the first 6 months after release, however Bosch laundry dryers tend to depreciate faster.

    In the first 6 months after release, Bosch tumble dryers drop in price by 8% on average. That means a saving of $81 on a typical $1,064 new Bosch tumble dryer if you wait 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC Running Costs

    The WTG86401 has an average running cost of £1,400 over 10 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run tumble dryers.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $1,173
    Electricity cost when on standby $1
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    Water cost when switched on $0
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    $1,174
    Total running cost over 10 years
    Running costs for this tumble dryer have been estimated based on other similar tumble dryers. If you know how much electricity and water the Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UCuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
    Europen European Energy Rating
    6.5T
    Running this tumble dryer over 10 years will generate 6.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    168
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 168 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

    Energy Price Inflation

    Calculate your own running costs for other products using our running cost calculator.

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought it had good environmental credentials

    How Can I Save Money on My Energy Costs?

    There's lots of simple ways to reduce your electricity costs at home. Read our comprehensive guide "How to Save Electricity at Home: 101 Powerful Tips".
    4 Stars

    53%

    53%

    53% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Drying System
    Noise Level
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Package Depth
    Package Width
    Drying Programs
    Synthetics Drying Program
    Towel Drying Program
    Cotton Drying Program
    Blouse/shirt Drying Program
    Jeans/denim Drying Program
    Pillow Drying Program
    Blanket Drying Program
    Delicate/silk Drying Program
    Quick Drying Program
    Shoes Drying Program
    Timed Drying Program
    Sport Drying Program
    Mix Drying Program
    Wool Drying Program
    Auto Drying Program
    Iron Dry Setting
    Extra Dry Program
    Performance
    Adjustable Drying Level
    Cycle Time
    Drying Class
    Moisture Sensor
    Drying Program
    Anti-Crease Function
    Drying Level
    Anti-Crease Cycle
    Drying Programs
    Design
    Built-in Display
    Drum Volume
    Loading Type
    Reversible Doors
    Certification
    Cable Length
    Drum Material
    Display Type
    Control Type
    Door Hinge
    Colour
    Case Design
    Cord Length
    Ergonomics
    Child Lock
    Drum Interior Light
    Delayed Start Timer
    Filter Cleaning Indicator
    Adjustable Feet
    Buzzer
    Remaining Time Indication
    Maximum Delay Start
    Drying
    Energy Consumption (Washing & Drying)
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption
    Heat Source
    Power Consumption (Off)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    Current Rating
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Connected Load
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Weight & Dimensions
    Installation Compartment Height
    Weight
    Depth With Door Open
    Height
    Installation Compartment Depth
    Depth
    Width
    Installation Compartment Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    bosch wtg86401gb, bosch wat28401uc, bosch wtz20410uc, bosch wat28402uc, bosch wat28400uc, bosch wtg86401uc

    Barcodes

     00418635643750,  00419899485209,  00505230936483,  00629437475924,  00825225916864,  04242005051632

    Bosch Serie 6 WTG86401UC - Other Tumble Dryers Worth Considering

    $ 1,080.99
    Four years newer
    A lot quieter noise level
    32% bigger drum volume

    $ 1,231.99
    Newer by seven years
    2.2kg bigger drum capacity
    $113 More Expensive

    $ 959.00
    $160 Cheaper
    Newer by eight years
    Better brand

    (22 reviews)
    $ 1,299.10
    25 min shorter cycle time
    Better Kagoo Score
    Five years newer
    $180 More Expensive

    $ 760.10
    $359 Cheaper
    Newer by four years
    97.5L bigger drum volume

    (237 reviews)
    $ 1,615.10
    Better Kagoo Score
    Seven years newer
    One more award
    $496 More Expensive

    $ 1,795.10
    Newer by six years
    Bigger drum capacity
    $676 More Expensive
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