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Bosch WAK28227

Bosch WAK28227
93
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
83
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Value for Money
Good
81
Running Costs
$570 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run 7kg capacity washing machine, very good for individuals or couples. It has a child lock, a load balancing system and a foam control system and features self-cleaning.
Features We Love:
Faster than average cycle time (195 min)
Has a child lock
Features self-cleaning
Has a load balancing system
Has a foam control system
7kg
CAPACITY
1,361 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
58dB
NOISE LEVEL
195 Min
CYCLE TIME
174kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
$572
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Bosch WAK28227 number 34 across all washing machines and number 343 in small washing machines.

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80
Kagoo Score
93
Brand Rating
83
Features
71
Value for Money
82
Running Costs

80

80
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

Bosch is an excellent washing machine brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better washing machines are available.
This washing machine has running costs of $570 over 10 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,300+ washing machines that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Faster than average cycle time
Has a child lock
Features self-cleaning
Has a load balancing system

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washing machine 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 washing machine is recommended.

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

83
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Faster than average cycle time
Has a child lock
Features self-cleaning
Has a load balancing system
Has a foam control system
Has an AquaStop function
Has a delayed start timer
ok maximum spin speed
ok noise level
Washing class rating of A
Smaller than average drum capacity
Spin-drying class rating of only B
Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity

The Bosch WAK28227's drum capacity of only 7kg is in the smallest 21% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. The drum capacities of washing machines range from 1kg to 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.9kg.

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The maximum spin speed of the Bosch WAK28227 of 1,360 RPM is ok compared to most other washing machines. It is faster than 63% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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The noise level of the WAK28227 of 58dB is ok compared to most other washing machines. It is in the loudest 61% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Washing Class Rating of A
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This washing machine has a washing class of A, which is the most frequently found washing class on washing machines.

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Faster Than Average Cycle Time
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Across all the washing machines the cycle times range from 12 min to 600 min, and the average cycle time is 210 min. The WAK28227's cycle time of only 195 min is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 32% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Child Lock
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The WAK28227 has a child lock, as do 61% of washing machines.

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Features Self-Cleaning
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The Bosch WAK28227 features self-cleaning, unlike 84% of washing machines which do not feature self-cleaning.

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Has a Load Balancing System
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The WAK28227 has a load balancing system. 66% of washing machines do not have a load balancing system.

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Has a Foam Control System
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The Bosch WAK28227 has a foam control system, unlike 74% of washing machines which do not have a foam control system.

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Has an AquaStop Function
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The Bosch WAK28227 has an AquaStop function. 80% of washing machines do not have an AquaStop function.

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Has a Delayed Start Timer
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The WAK28227 has a delayed start timer. 81% of washing machines also have a delayed start timer.

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Spin-Drying Class Rating of Only B

This washing machine has an spin-drying class of B, which is the most frequently found spin-drying class on washing machines.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A washing machine with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Bosch WAK28227, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This washing machine is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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High End Good Value for Money
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Bosch WAK28227
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has mediocre features and at $660.30 it is in the most expensive 30% of washing machines.

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Value for Money of Similar Washing Machines

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Running Costs

Bosch WAK28227 Running Costs

The WAK28227 is pretty average compared to the other 2,300+ washing machines that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the WAK28227 will cost $570 over 10 years to run.

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Electricity cost when switched on $364
Electricity cost when on standby $3
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Water cost when switched on $205
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$572
Total running cost over 10 years
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Europen European Energy Rating
2.0T
Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
53
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 53 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
429
Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 116,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 429 baths.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Bosch WAK28227. However we have checked the rating of all Bosch washing machines and the average score is 93.4%.

Bosch WAK28227 Specification

Key Features
Drum Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Spin Speed
Performance
Load Balancing System
Washing Class
Cycle Time
Noise Level (Wash)
Foam Control System
AquaStop Function
Spin-Drying Class
Delayed Start Timer
Spin Noise Level
Maximum Delay Start
Residual Moisture
Washing Programs
Quick Washing Program
Hand/wool Washing Program
Allergie Washing Program
Sport Washing Program
Mix Washing Program
Easy Care Washing Program
Delicate/silk Washing Program
Blouse/shirt Washing Program
Design
Colour
Loading Type
Built-in Display
Case Design
Door Hinge
Door Colour
Certification
Door Opening Angle
Cable Length
Cord Length
Ergonomics
Child Lock
Overflow Protection
Self-Cleaning
Buzzer
Power
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Consumption Per Cycle
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
Power Consumption (Off)
Connected Load
Current Rating
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Current
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Depth (With Door Open)
Door Opening Diameter

Product Identifiers

Barcodes

 04242002942469

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