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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Tumble Dryer?

Matthew
Updated 08 June 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.

The average price of a new Hotpoint tumble dryer is $541.

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. 7 best tumble dryer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 7th best tumble dryer brand out there.

#1
South Korea
95%
95%
816 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
94%
94%
504 reviews
#3
Germany
78%
78%
1,503 reviews
#4
Germany
65%
65%
54 reviews
#5
Asko
65%
65%
0 reviews
#6
Italy
65%
65%
1,271 reviews
#7
United States
64%
64%
3,393 reviews
#8
United States
63%
63%
813 reviews
#9
United States
63%
63%
16 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 $541, 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, Final Cool Tumble and Baby Cycle 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 $126 (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
$685
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,699
Price Distribution of All Tumble Dryers
No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
$541
$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
2,402
4 stars
676
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 90% respectively across all Tumble Dryer brands.

Purchasers of Hotpoint tumble dryers frequently mentioned that the product had well executed 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
dinside.no/data logo
86%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
60%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
78%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
100%
1 review
Average
81%
4 reviews
98%
3 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

Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
Well built
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
the fluff filter is not robust
ao.com

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, Final Cool Tumble and Baby Cycle.

Hotpoint Reverse Action

Hotpoint tumble dryers that feature reverse action include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB ($0).

Hotpoint Final Cool Tumble

Hotpoint tumble dryers that feature Final Cool Tumble include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB ($0).

Hotpoint Baby Cycle

Hotpoint tumble dryers that have a Baby Cycle include the Hotpoint NTM1182XB ($0).

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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

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