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Home Washer Dryers Should You Buy a Hoover Washer Dryer?

Should You Buy a Hoover Washer Dryer?

Matthew
Updated 01 February 2020
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should you buy a Hoover Washer Dryer?

Hoover is well known for its vacuum cleaners, washing machines, steam cleaners and tumble dryers.

If you are wondering how Hoover washer dryers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,100 washer dryers by objectively and impartially analysing over 6,500 user and expert reviews and 4 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Hoover are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular washer dryers. Their washer dryers start at $472 for the WDXOC585C which has a wash noise level of 60dB, a washing capacity of 8kg and a drying capacity of 5kg and go up to $477 for the HBWD8514D which has a wash noise level of 48dB, a washing capacity of 8kg and a drying capacity of 5kg. The average price of a new Hoover washer dryer is $475.

Hoover are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular washer dryers.

Is Hoover the Best Washer Dryer Brand?

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

Hoover is ranked the No. 2 best washer dryer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hoover is the 2nd best washer dryer brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
67 reviews
#2
United States
86%
86%
365 reviews
#3
Pyle
69%
69%
2 reviews
#4
Germany
69%
69%
132 reviews
#5
Turkey
66%
66%
448 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All washer dryer Brands
Hoover Washer Dryers

At an average purchase price of $475, Hoover washer dryers tend to be more expensive than most other washer dryer brands. Hoover also have better reviews than the typical washer dryer brand, with the average rating of a Hoover washer dryer being 87%.

The average review score for a Hoover washer dryer is 87%.

There's a smaller selection of Hoover washer dryers available compared to other washer dryer brands, with only 2 Hoover washer dryers currently on the market in the US. Whilst Hoover have a number of interesting features including fuzzy logic, Set & Forget Sensor Drying and reverse action, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hoover washer dryer is $230 (based on a person typically doing 5 washes per week), which makes them less efficient than most other washer dryer brands.

No. Of Washer Dryers
Average Price
$463
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,499
Price Distribution of All Washer Dryers
No. Of Washer Dryers
Average Price
$475
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,999
Price Distribution of Hoover Washer Dryers

What Do the Hoover Washer Dryer Reviews Say?

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

Hoover logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
218
4 stars
106
3 stars
11
2 stars
10
1 star
18
Hoover has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its washer dryers than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Hoover washer dryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 75% and 88% respectively across all Washer Dryer brands.

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

Average Review Score LG Samsung Bosch Beko Whirlpool Hoover
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
1 review
80%
1 review
67%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
100%
1 review
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
benchmark.pl logo
90%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
60%
1 review
gadgetsmagazine.com.ph logo
80%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
76%
1 review
Average
88%
4 reviews
77%
2 reviews
90%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
67%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Hoover Washer Dryers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Hoover washer dryers. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular washer dryer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Number of Awards LG Samsung Bosch Beko Whirlpool Hoover
Which? logo
1
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Hoover Washer Dryers?

We checked over 6,500 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hoover washer dryers. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 80% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hoover washer dryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

80% of reviewers think Hoover washer dryers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

now have extra holes on the inside of my built in doors
ao.com
a well made cleaner
Argos.co.uk
This machine is a bit like buying a good reliable British car only to find the manufacturer has limited its speed to 70mph
johnlewis.com
Nice sturdy machine
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Very poorly built machine
johnlewis.com
then started leaking DIRTY water over the carpet from the back
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Hoover Washer Dryers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Hoover washer dryers that set them apart from the competition. These include fuzzy logic, Set & Forget Sensor Drying and reverse action.

Hoover Fuzzy Logic

Hoover washer dryers that feature fuzzy logic include the Hoover HBWD8514D ($0).

Hoover Set & Forget Sensor Drying

Hoover washer dryers that feature Set & Forget Sensor Drying include the Hoover HBWD8514D ($0).

Hoover Reverse Action

Hoover washer dryers that feature reverse action include the Hoover HBWD8514D ($0).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Hoover Washer Dryer?
Is Hoover the Best Washer Dryer Brand?
What Do the Hoover Washer Dryer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Hoover Washer Dryers Received?
How Reliable Are Hoover Washer Dryers?
Features to Look Out For On Hoover Washer Dryers
Hoover Fuzzy Logic
Hoover Set & Forget Sensor Drying
Hoover Reverse Action

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