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Should You Buy a Candy Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 21 February 2020
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should you buy a Candy Washing Machine?

Candy is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its fridge freezers, tumble dryers and dishwashers.

If you are thinking about buying a Candy washing machine then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of washing machine brands is compiled by analysing over 40,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,400 washing machines.

Candy are recognised for their good selection of high quality and highly recommended washing machines and start at $348 for the GVSC1410T3 which has a noise level of 60dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 10kg and go up to $433 for the CBWM816D which has a noise level of 79dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,600 RPM and a drum capacity of 8kg. The average price of a new Candy washing machine is $406.

Candy are recognised for their good selection of high quality and highly recommended washing machines.

Is Candy the Best Washing Machine Brand?

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

Candy is ranked the No. 5 best washing machine brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Candy is the 5th best washing machine brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
1,210 reviews
#2
Germany
95%
95%
126 reviews
#3
United States
90%
90%
109 reviews
#4
South Korea
88%
88%
5,667 reviews
#5
Italy
87%
87%
1,996 reviews
#6
United States
86%
86%
1,775 reviews
#7
Germany
85%
85%
3,113 reviews
#8
AEG
Germany
66%
66%
551 reviews
#9
China
65%
65%
203 reviews
#10
Sweden
63%
63%
3 reviews
#11
Magic Chef
58%
58%
0 reviews
#12
Maytag
United States
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Candy washing machines compare to the other washing machine brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All washing machine Brands
Candy Washing Machines

At an average purchase price of $406, Candy washing machines tend to be cheaper than most other washing machine brands. Candy also have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Candy washing machine being 87%.

The average review score for a Candy washing machine is 87%.

Candy have a number of great features including smart washing machine and Hygiene Program which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Candy washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 5 Candy washing machines currently on the market in the US. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Candy washing machine is $90 (based on a person typically doing 5 washes per week), which makes them less efficient than most other washing machine brands.

No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$592
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,999
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$406
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,999
Price Distribution of Candy Washing Machines

What Do the Candy Washing Machine Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Candy washing machine to work out the average distribution of reviews for Candy and then compared this to the other washing machine brands.

Candy logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
1,506
4 stars
371
3 stars
64
2 stars
24
1 star
29
Candy has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its washing machines than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 94% of user reviews for Candy washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 94% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

Purchasers of Candy washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.

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

Average Review Score Samsung LG Bosch Whirlpool Miele Candy
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
90%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
67%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
92%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
1 review
70%
1 review
dday.it logo
82%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
100%
1 review
pcforalla.idg.se logo
100%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
84%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
chipchick.com logo
Average
80%
29 reviews
78%
11 reviews
93%
10 reviews
81%
5 reviews
87%
4 reviews
80%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Candy Washing Machines Received?

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

Compare all award winning washing machines

Number of Awards Samsung LG Bosch Whirlpool Miele Candy
Which? logo
9
6
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
Trusted Reviews logo
3
2
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
chipchick.com logo
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
Total
23
2
8
1
1

How Reliable Are Candy Washing Machines?

We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Candy washing machines. over 40 of these reviews mention reliability of which 74% were positive. Therefore the majority of Candy washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

74% of reviewers think Candy washing machines are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Its relatively quiet with a good selection of built in programs (the 59 minute daily wash suits our life style
Argos.co.uk
feels like it is well put together
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

All in all a poorly designed peice of engineering
ao.com
Had to buy quick as mine had broken
Argos.co.uk
Flimsy build quality
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Candy Washing Machines

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Candy washing machines that set them apart from the competition. These include smart washing machine and Hygiene Program.

Candy Smart Washing Machine

Candy washing machines that feature smart washing machine include the Candy CVS1492D3B ($371) and the Candy GVSC1410T3 ($0).

Candy Hygiene Program

Candy washing machines that feature Hygiene Program include the Candy CBWM914 ($0).

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