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Should You Buy a Miele Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 10 September 2020
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should you buy a Miele Washing Machine?

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

If you are thinking about buying a Miele 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 Miele washing machine is $2,458.

Is Miele the Best Washing Machine Brand?

So are Miele 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.

Miele is ranked the No. 10 best washing machine brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Miele is the 10th best washing machine brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
1,376 reviews
#2
United States
93%
93%
105 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
2,803 reviews
#4
South Korea
89%
89%
5,675 reviews
#5
United States
87%
87%
1,779 reviews
#6
Germany
85%
85%
126 reviews
#7
Italy
81%
81%
1,990 reviews
#8
United States
75%
75%
6,435 reviews
#9
AEG
Germany
66%
66%
553 reviews
#10
Germany
66%
66%
557 reviews
#11
China
65%
65%
203 reviews
#12
Sweden
63%
63%
3 reviews
#13
Magic Chef
56%
56%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Miele 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
Miele Washing Machines

At an average purchase price of $2,458, Miele washing machines tend to be more expensive than most other washing machine brands. Miele also have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Miele washing machine being 81%.

The average review score for a Miele washing machine is 81%.

There's a smaller selection of Miele washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 1 Miele washing machine currently on the market in the US. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Miele washing machine is $87 (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
$607
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $1,999
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Price Distribution of Miele Washing Machines

What Do the Miele Washing Machine Reviews Say?

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

Miele logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
428
4 stars
76
3 stars
11
2 stars
15
1 star
22
Miele 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 91% of user reviews for Miele washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 94% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

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

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Miele 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
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
90%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
92%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
2 reviews
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
toptenreviews.com logo
40%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
chipchick.com logo
Average
79%
31 reviews
73%
12 reviews
93%
11 reviews
83%
4 reviews
87%
4 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Miele Washing Machines Received?

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

Miele has won 1 award for its washing machines.

Compare all award winning washing machines

Number of Awards Samsung LG Bosch Whirlpool Miele
Which? logo
9
6
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
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
Total
24
2
8
1
1

How Reliable Are Miele Washing Machines?

We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Miele washing machines. over 150 of these reviews mention reliability of which 94% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Miele washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

94% of reviewers think Miele washing machines are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
More A well built machine
johnlewis.com
The 20 year Miele testing suggest good reliability
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

unfortunately after 2 weeks the lid have been broken off the salad compartment on the bottom
ao.com
Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
Not only are they built to last
johnlewis.com
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