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Should You Buy a Candy Tumble Dryer?

Matthew
Updated 08 March 2020
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should you buy a Candy Tumble Dryer?

Candy is one of the most popular tumble dryer brands as well as being well known for its fridge freezers, washing machines and dishwashers.

We've collated all the key information on Candy tumble dryers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 20,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 tumble dryers to impartially compare each tumble dryer brand.

The average price of a new Candy tumble dryer is $296.

Is Candy the Best Tumble Dryer Brand?

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

Candy is ranked the No. 5 best tumble dryer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Candy is the 5th best tumble dryer brand out there.

#1
South Korea
95%
95%
739 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
91%
91%
504 reviews
#3
Germany
84%
84%
1,503 reviews
#4
Germany
76%
76%
54 reviews
#5
Italy
65%
65%
1,122 reviews
#6
United States
64%
64%
3,391 reviews
#7
United States
63%
63%
16 reviews
#8
Asko
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Candy tumble dryers compare to the other tumble dryer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All tumble dryer Brands
Candy Tumble Dryers

At an average purchase price of $296, Candy tumble dryers tend to be cheaper than most other tumble dryer brands. Candy also have better reviews than the typical tumble dryer brand, with the average rating of a Candy tumble dryer being 84%.

The average review score for a Candy tumble dryer is 84%.

Candy have a number of great features including reverse action which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Candy tumble dryer is $110 (based on a person typically doing 5 tumble dries per week), which makes them more efficient than most other tumble dryer brands.

There's a smaller selection of Candy tumble dryers available compared to other tumble dryer brands, with only 1 Candy tumble dryer currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
$783
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,499
Price Distribution of All Tumble Dryers
No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
$296
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,099
Price Distribution of Candy Tumble Dryers

What Do the Candy Tumble Dryer Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
822
4 stars
228
3 stars
33
2 stars
15
1 star
23
Candy has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its tumble dryers than most other brands.

Over 94% of user reviews for Candy tumble dryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% across all tumble dryer brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Candy Tumble Dryers Received?

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

Candy has won 1 award for its tumble dryers.
Number of Awards AEG Samsung Blomberg Whirlpool Hotpoint Candy
Which? logo
1
3
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
whatnext.pl logo
1
Total
1
1
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Candy Tumble Dryers?

We checked over 20,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Candy tumble dryers. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 82% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Candy tumble dryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

82% of reviewers think Candy tumble dryers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Have bought this for two different places as its reliable
ao.com
Broke down in less than a week kept saying water trap was full even though I emptied it
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

It doesn't match this otherwise well put together white thing
ao.com
poorly built with alot of plastic pieces
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Candy Tumble Dryers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Candy tumble dryers that set them apart from the competition. These include reverse action.

Candy Reverse Action

Candy tumble dryers that feature reverse action include the Candy CSV9DF ($284).

What is the Best Budget Choice Candy Tumble Dryer?

Candy CSV9DF

$283.95
Crampton and Moore
Candy CSV9DF
Buy Now
Candy CSV9DF
9kg
CAPACITY
67dB
NOISE LEVEL
157 Min
CYCLE TIME
900mm
WIDE
C

At only $283.95 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Candy CSV9DF makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Reverse action
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Moisture sensor
Anti-Crease function
16 drying programs

A classic and fully featured 9kg capacity vented tumbler, with an affordable price. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has outstanding features, it's very easy to use but really noisy.

93
Reviews
50 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Candy CSV9DF has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this tumbler to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the CSV9DF in the US is $283.95 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Candy Tumble Dryer?
Is Candy the Best Tumble Dryer Brand?
What Do the Candy Tumble Dryer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Candy Tumble Dryers Received?
How Reliable Are Candy Tumble Dryers?
Features to Look Out For On Candy Tumble Dryers
Candy Reverse Action
What is the Best Budget Choice Candy Tumble Dryer?

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