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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 08 May 2020
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should you buy a Hotpoint Washing Machine?

Hotpoint is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its cookers, tumble dryers and washer dryers. The company behind Hotpoint also manufacturers Whirlpool Washing Machines.

If you are thinking about buying a Hotpoint 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.

The average price of a new Hotpoint washing machine is $453.

Is Hotpoint the Best Washing Machine Brand?

So are Hotpoint 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.

Hotpoint is ranked the No. 9 best washing machine brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 9th best washing machine brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
1,210 reviews
#2
Germany
90%
90%
3,046 reviews
#3
United States
89%
89%
109 reviews
#4
United States
87%
87%
1,775 reviews
#5
South Korea
86%
86%
5,691 reviews
#6
Germany
81%
81%
126 reviews
#7
Italy
75%
75%
1,990 reviews
#8
AEG
Germany
66%
66%
551 reviews
#9
United States
65%
65%
6,436 reviews
#10
China
65%
65%
203 reviews
#11
Sweden
63%
63%
3 reviews
#12
Magic Chef
56%
56%
0 reviews
#13
Maytag
United States
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Hotpoint 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
Hotpoint Washing Machines

At an average purchase price of $453, Hotpoint washing machines tend to be cheaper than most other washing machine brands. Hotpoint also have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Hotpoint washing machine being 83%.

The average review score for a Hotpoint washing machine is 83%.

Hotpoint have a number of great features including Refresh Cycle which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Hotpoint washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 1 Hotpoint washing machine currently on the market in the US. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hotpoint washing machine is $92 (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
$594
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,799
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$453
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,299
Price Distribution of Hotpoint Washing Machines

What Do the Hotpoint Washing Machine Reviews Say?

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

Hotpoint logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
4,583
4 stars
1,392
3 stars
215
2 stars
93
1 star
147
Hotpoint has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its washing machines than most other brands.

Over 80% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Hotpoint washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 94% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

Purchasers of Hotpoint washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, reasonably priced and had well executed technical features.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Hotpoint 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 Hotpoint
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
85%
2 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
90%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
67%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
40%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
92%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
68%
1 review
84%
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
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
chipchick.com logo
Average
78%
32 reviews
78%
11 reviews
93%
11 reviews
81%
5 reviews
87%
4 reviews
68%
4 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Washing Machines Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Hotpoint washing machine. The table below compares the number of awards received by Hotpoint to other popular washing machine brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Hotpoint has won 1 award for its washing machines.

Compare all award winning washing machines

Number of Awards Samsung LG Bosch Whirlpool Miele Hotpoint
Which? logo
9
6
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
1
Trusted Reviews logo
3
2
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
chipchick.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
25
2
8
1
1
1

How Reliable Are Hotpoint Washing Machines?

We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hotpoint washing machines. over 2,000 of these reviews mention reliability of which 96% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hotpoint washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

96% of reviewers think Hotpoint washing machines are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
it feels like a solid well made machine
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
The unit ordered was a newer model of the same machine that broke after 7 years excellent service
ao.com
a bit doubtful as to the durability of the in-door container as it already has some stress lines on the bottom that look as though they will crack over time
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Hotpoint Washing Machines

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

Hotpoint Refresh Cycle

Hotpoint washing machines that feature Refresh Cycle include the Hotpoint NM11946GCA ($567).

Hotpoint Final Care

Hotpoint washing machines that feature Final Care include the Hotpoint NM11946GCA ($567).

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