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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Matthew
Updated 12 February 2020
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should you buy a Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Hotpoint is one of the most popular tumble dryer brands as well as being well known for its washing machines, cookers and washer dryers. The company behind Hotpoint also manufacturers Whirlpool Tumble Dryers.

If you are wondering how Hotpoint tumble dryers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,900 tumble dryers by objectively and impartially analysing over 20,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Hotpoint are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and good quality tumble dryers. Their tumble dryers start at $514 for the AQC9BF7E which has a noise level of 69dB, a drum capacity of 9kg and is a vented tumble dryer and go up to $553 for the NTM1182XB which has a noise level of 65dB, a drum capacity of 8kg and is a heat pump tumble dryer. The average price of a new Hotpoint tumble dryer is $554.

Hotpoint are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and good quality tumble dryers.

Is Hotpoint the Best Tumble Dryer Brand?

So are Hotpoint 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.

Hotpoint is ranked the No. 6 best tumble dryer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 6th 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 Hotpoint 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
Hotpoint Tumble Dryers

At an average purchase price of $554, Hotpoint tumble dryers tend to be cheaper than most other tumble dryer brands. Hotpoint also have better reviews than the typical tumble dryer brand, with the average rating of a Hotpoint tumble dryer being 79%.

The average review score for a Hotpoint tumble dryer is 79%.

Hotpoint have a number of great features including reverse action and Final Cool Tumble which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Hotpoint tumble dryers available compared to other tumble dryer brands, with only 1 Hotpoint tumble dryer currently on the market in the US. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hotpoint tumble dryer is $127 (based on a person typically doing 5 tumble dries per week), which makes them less efficient than most other tumble dryer brands.

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
$554
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,099
Price Distribution of Hotpoint Tumble Dryers

What Do the Hotpoint Tumble Dryer Reviews Say?

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

Hotpoint logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
2,401
4 stars
675
3 stars
122
2 stars
70
1 star
120

Over 100% of expert reviews and 91% of user reviews for Hotpoint tumble dryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 91% respectively across all Tumble Dryer brands.

Purchasers of Hotpoint tumble dryers frequently mentioned that the product had well designed technical features, was easy to use and dried clothes efficiently.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Hotpoint tumble dryers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other tumble dryer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score AEG Samsung Blomberg Whirlpool Hotpoint
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
78%
1 review
90%
1 review
dinside.no/data logo
86%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
60%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
100%
1 review
Average
81%
4 reviews
95%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
95%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Tumble Dryers Received?

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

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

How Reliable Are Hotpoint Tumble Dryers?

We checked over 20,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hotpoint tumble dryers. over 510 of these reviews mention reliability of which 91% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hotpoint tumble dryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

91% of reviewers think Hotpoint tumble dryers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
All was good except for some damage
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Hotpoint Tumble Dryers

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

Hotpoint Reverse Action

Hotpoint tumble dryers that feature reverse action include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB ($528) and the Hotpoint AQC9BF7E1 ($491).

Hotpoint Final Cool Tumble

Hotpoint tumble dryers that feature Final Cool Tumble include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB ($528) and the Hotpoint AQC9BF7E1 ($491).

Hotpoint Baby Cycle

Hotpoint tumble dryers that have a Baby Cycle include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB ($528).

What is the Best High End Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Hotpoint NTM1182XB

$527.91
Crampton and Moore
Hotpoint NTM1182XB
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Hotpoint NTM1182XB
8kg
CAPACITY
65dB
NOISE LEVEL
194 Min
CYCLE TIME
595mm
WIDE
$461
OVER 10 YEARS
A

If you're looking for a high end Hotpoint tumble dryer then the Hotpoint NTM1182XB takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 75, but is a bit more expensive at $527.91.

Features We Love:
Reverse action
Quieter than average noise level (65dB)
Moisture sensor
Child lock
Built-in condensate drainage

A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 8kg capacity heat pump tumbler, with a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this tumbler has good features and a big capacity.

88
Reviews
1 Review
80
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$460 Over 10 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Hotpoint NTM1182XB has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%.

New Hotpoint Active Care NTM1182XB/UK A++ 8KG Heat Pump Tumble Dryer review
New Hotpoint Active Care NTM1182XB/UK A++ 8KG Heat Pump Tumble Dryer review

The cheapest price that we could find for the NTM1182XB in the US is $527.91 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?
Is Hotpoint the Best Tumble Dryer Brand?
What Do the Hotpoint Tumble Dryer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Tumble Dryers Received?
How Reliable Are Hotpoint Tumble Dryers?
Features to Look Out For On Hotpoint Tumble Dryers
Hotpoint Reverse Action
Hotpoint Final Cool Tumble
Hotpoint Baby Cycle
What is the Best High End Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

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