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Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1

Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1
93
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
81
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Running Costs
$470 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and fully featured 6kg capacity washing machine, good for individuals or couples. 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
$471
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++
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79

With outstanding reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1 number 53 in small washing machines and number 546 across all washing machines.

79

79
Kagoo Score
93
Brand Rating
82
Features
93
Running Costs

79

79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

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 2,300+ washing machines that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Fast maximum spin speed
Quieter than average noise level
Faster than average cycle time
Has a child lock

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.

82
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 a delayed start timer
Has an AquaStop function
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 WAN280A1's drum capacity of only 6kg is in the smallest 12% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature. Across all the washing machines the drum capacities range from 1kg to 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.9kg.

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Fast Maximum Spin Speed
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The maximum spin speed of the Bosch WAN280A1 of 1,400 RPM is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is faster than 65% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. The maximum spin speeds of washing machines range from 100 RPM to 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 WAN280A1's noise level of only 53dB is quieter than 68% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature. Across all the washing machines the noise levels range from 39dB to 99dB, and the average noise level is 59dB.

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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 commonly found washing class on washing machines.

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Faster Than Average Cycle Time
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The cycle times of washing machines range from 12 min to 600 min, and the average cycle time is 210 min. The cycle time of the WAN280A1 of only 200 min is faster than 66% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Child Lock
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The WAN280A1 has a child lock. 61% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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Has a Foam Control System
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The Bosch 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 Bosch WAN280A1 has a load balancing system, which is unusual. 66% of washing machines do not have a load balancing system.

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Has a Delayed Start Timer
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The WAN280A1 has a delayed start timer, as do 81% of washing machines.

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Has an AquaStop Function
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The WAN280A1 has an AquaStop function. 80% of washing machines do not have an AquaStop function.

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Has a Rinse Hold

The Bosch WAN280A1 has a rinse hold, unlike 86% of washing machines which 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 the most commonly found spin-drying class on washing machines.

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93
Running Costs

Bosch Serie 4 WAN280A1 Running Costs

The WAN280A1 is one of the cheaper to run washing machines that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the WAN280A1 will cost $470 over 10 years to run.

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Electricity cost when switched on $286
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Water cost when switched on $182
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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 93.4%.

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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