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Should You Buy a Hoover Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 30 May 2020
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should you buy a Hoover Washing Machine?

Hoover is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its vacuum cleaners, steam cleaners and tumble dryers.

If you are wondering how Hoover washing machines compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 5,400 washing machines by objectively and impartially analysing over 40,000 user and expert reviews and 90+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Hoover are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and high quality washing machines. Their washing machines start at $405 for the DXOC67C3 which has a noise level of 79dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,600 RPM and a drum capacity of 7kg and go up to $506 for the HBWM84TAHC which has a noise level of 75dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 8kg. The average price of a new Hoover washing machine is $436.

Hoover are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and high quality washing machines.

Is Hoover the Best Washing Machine Brand?

So are Hoover 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.

Hoover is ranked the No. 3 best washing machine brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hoover is the 3rd best washing machine brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
1,213 reviews
#2
Germany
88%
88%
126 reviews
#3
United States
87%
87%
1,775 reviews
#4
Germany
87%
87%
2,749 reviews
#5
United States
86%
86%
109 reviews
#6
Italy
85%
85%
1,993 reviews
#7
South Korea
76%
76%
5,687 reviews
#8
United States
75%
75%
6,457 reviews
#9
AEG
Germany
66%
66%
550 reviews
#10
China
65%
65%
203 reviews
#11
Sweden
63%
63%
3 reviews
#12
Magic Chef
56%
56%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Hoover 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
Hoover Washing Machines

There's a wide selection of Hoover washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with 5 Hoover washing machines currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $436, Hoover washing machines also tend to be cheaper than most other washing machine brands.

The average review score for a Hoover washing machine is 85%.

Hoover have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Hoover washing machine being 85%. Hoover have a number of great features including Hygiene Program which sets them apart from the competition.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hoover washing machine is $97 (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
$618
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $2,299
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$436
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,299
Price Distribution of Hoover Washing Machines

What Do the Hoover Washing Machine Reviews Say?

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

Hoover logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
1,217
4 stars
387
3 stars
72
2 stars
42
1 star
55
Hoover has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its washing machines than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for Hoover washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 94% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

Purchasers of Hoover washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, reasonably priced and has useful technical features.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Hoover 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 Hotpoint Hoover
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
6 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
90%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
67%
3 reviews
40%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
92%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
1 review
70%
1 review
dday.it logo
82%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
66%
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
toptenreviews.com logo
40%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
chipchick.com logo
Average
80%
29 reviews
73%
12 reviews
93%
11 reviews
81%
5 reviews
68%
4 reviews
73%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hoover Washing Machines Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Hoover 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 Hotpoint Hoover
Which? logo
9
6
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
1
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 Hoover Washing Machines?

We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hoover washing machines. over 100 of these reviews mention reliability of which 81% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hoover washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

81% of reviewers think Hoover washing machines are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
Extremely quiet with a good built quality
ao.com
are looking for something more reliable even if this costs more
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

Drum materials does not look robust
johnlewis.com
Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
the top of the machine doesn't seem robust
ao.com
is not built to last
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Hoover Washing Machines

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

Hoover Hygiene Program

Hoover washing machines that feature Hygiene Program include the Hoover HBWM814SAC ($430).

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