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Should You Buy an AEG Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 30 January 2020
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should you buy an AEG Washing Machine?

AEG is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its ovens, tumble dryers and hobs.

If you are wondering how AEG 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 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

The average price of a new AEG washing machine is $1,163.

Is AEG the Best Washing Machine Brand?

So are AEG 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.

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

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

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
1,210 reviews
#2
Germany
95%
95%
126 reviews
#3
Germany
92%
92%
3,045 reviews
#4
South Korea
89%
89%
5,674 reviews
#5
United States
88%
88%
109 reviews
#6
United States
85%
85%
1,775 reviews
#7
Italy
83%
83%
1,991 reviews
#8
United States
74%
74%
6,441 reviews
#9
AEG
Germany
66%
66%
550 reviews
#10
China
65%
65%
203 reviews
#11
Sweden
63%
63%
3 reviews
#12
Magic Chef
61%
61%
0 reviews
#13
Maytag
United States
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how AEG 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
AEG Washing Machines

At an average purchase price of $1,163, AEG washing machines tend to be more expensive than most other washing machine brands. AEG also have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a AEG washing machine being 86%.

The average review score for a AEG washing machine is 86%.

AEG have a number of great features including ProSense Technology which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of AEG washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 1 AEG washing machine currently on the market in the US. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of AEG washing machine is $84 (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
$550
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,999
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$1,163
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,449
Price Distribution of AEG Washing Machines

What Do the AEG Washing Machine Reviews Say?

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

AEG logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
395
4 stars
119
3 stars
12
2 stars
11
1 star
10
AEG 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 AEG washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 94% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

Purchasers of AEG washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had well designed technical features and was thoughtfully designed. Their washing machines have also won a total of 2 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to AEG 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 AEG
Which? logo
100%
8 reviews
100%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
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
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
100%
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
chipchick.com logo
Average
80%
28 reviews
78%
11 reviews
93%
9 reviews
81%
5 reviews
87%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have AEG Washing Machines Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for AEG washing machines. The table below compares the number of awards received by AEG to other popular washing machine brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

AEG has won 2 awards for its washing machines.

Compare all award winning washing machines

Number of Awards Samsung LG Bosch Whirlpool Miele AEG
Which? logo
8
5
1
2
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
22
2
7
1
1
2

How Reliable Are AEG Washing Machines?

We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of AEG washing machines. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 100% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of AEG washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think AEG washing machines are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

It seems nicely engineered
johnlewis.com
seems very well built
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On AEG Washing Machines

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

AEG ProSense Technology

AEG washing machines that feature ProSense Technology include the AEG L9FEC966R ($1,171).

AEG KOMix Technology

AEG washing machines that feature KOMix Technology include the AEG L9FEC966R ($1,171).

What is the Best High End AEG Washing Machine?

AEG L9FEC966R

$1,171.42
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AEG L9FEC966R
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AEG L9FEC966R
9kg
CAPACITY
1,600 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
47dB
NOISE LEVEL
76kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
$379
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end AEG washing machine then the AEG L9FEC966R takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 77, but is a bit more expensive at $1,171.42.

Features We Love:
ProSense Technology
KOMix Technology
SoftWater Technology
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Fast maximum spin speed (1,600 RPM)

A stunningly quiet and staggeringly economical to run 9kg capacity washing machine, with a very good spec and maximum spin speed. It has a child lock, a remaining time indication and an adjustable temperature and features adjustable spin speed.

91
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Value for Money
Good
95
Running Costs
$390 Over 10 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that AEG L9FEC966R has exceptional expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the L9FEC966R in the US is $1,171.42 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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