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Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1
WAN280A1

Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1
93
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
73
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$470 Over 10 Years
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and good spec 6kg capacity washing machine. It has a child lock, a load balancing system and a foam control system and features adjustable spin speed.
Features We Love:
Fast maximum spin speed (1,400 RPM)
Quieter than average noise level (53dB)
Faster than average cycle time (200 min)
Has a child lock
Has a foam control system
6KG
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
53DB
NOISE LEVEL
200 MIN
CYCLE TIME
137KWH
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
BUILT-
IN
DISPLA-
FRONT
LOADING
QUICK
WASHING
PROGRAM
$471
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++
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Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1 Price History

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With outstanding reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1 number 28 across all washing machines and number 53 in small washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
93
Brand Rating
73
Features
0
Value for Money
89
Running Costs

70

70
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 70?

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 $470 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 17% of all 2,100+ washing machines that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Fast maximum spin speed
Smaller than average drum capacity
Spin-drying class rating of only B

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.

73
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

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

The Bosch WAN280A1's drum capacity of only 6kg is very small compared to most other washing machines. It is smaller than 92% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. The smallest drum capacity of washing machines is 1.5kg, the biggest is 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg.

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Fast Maximum Spin Speed
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The WAN280A1's maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is faster than 75% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. The slowest maximum spin speed of washing machines is 100 RPM, the fastest is 2,800 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,300 RPM.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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The average noise level of all washing machines is 59dB, with the quietest being 39dB and the loudest being 86dB. The noise level of the Bosch WAN280A1 of only 53dB is in the quietest 32% of all washing machines when ranked 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 Bosch WAN280A1's cycle time of only 200 min is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 35% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Child Lock
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The Bosch WAN280A1 has a child lock. 59% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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Has a Foam Control System
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The WAN280A1 has a foam control system, unlike 74% of washing machines which do not have a foam control system.

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Has a Load Balancing System
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The WAN280A1 has a load balancing system. 68% of washing machines do not have a load balancing system.

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Has an AquaStop Function
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The Bosch WAN280A1 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 WAN280A1 has a delayed start timer. 80% of washing machines also have a delayed start timer.

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Has a Rinse Hold

The Bosch WAN280A1 has a rinse hold. 86% of washing machines do not have a rinse hold.

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Spin-Drying Class Rating of Only B

This washing machine has an spin-drying class of B, which is typical of many 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 Serie 4 WAN280A1, and ranked it:

High-End
This washing machine has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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Running Costs

Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1 Running Costs

The WAN280A1 has an average 10 year running cost of $470 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 17% of all 2,100+ washing machines that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on $286
Electricity cost when on standby $3
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Total running cost over 10 years
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1.6T
Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
42
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 42 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
381
Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 103,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 381 baths.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1. However we have checked the rating of all Bosch washing machines and the average score is 93.2%.

Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1 Specification

Key Features
Drum Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Spin Speed
Performance
Load Balancing System
Washing Class
Cycle Time
Noise Level (Wash)
Adjustable Spin Speed
Rinse Hold
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
Mix Washing Program
Delicate/silk Washing Program
Design
Colour
Loading Type
Built-in Display
Case Design
Door Hinge
Door Colour
Control Type
Certification
Door Opening Angle
Cable Length
Cord Length
Ergonomics
Child Lock
Power
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Consumption Per Cycle
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
Power Consumption (Off)
Connected Load
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Door Opening Diameter

Product Identifiers

Barcodes

 04242002972732

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