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Siemens WS12T440
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Siemens WS12T440
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
83
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$440 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and astoundingly economical to run 6.5kg capacity washing machine, great for individuals or couples. It has a child lock, a load balancing system and a foam control system and features self-cleaning.
Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (52dB)
Child lock
Features self-cleaning
Foam control system
Load balancing system
6.5kg
CAPACITY
1,200 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
52dB
NOISE LEVEL
330 Min
CYCLE TIME
119kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
$435
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++
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With very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Siemens WS12T440 number 307 in small washing machines and number 439 across all washing machines.

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80
Kagoo Score
86
Brand Rating
83
Features
96
Running Costs

80

80
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

Siemens is an excellent washing machine brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better washing machines are available.
This washing machine has running costs of $440 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 11% of all 2,400+ washing machines that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a child lock
Features self-cleaning
Has a foam control system

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washing machine by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the washing machine is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec washing machines come to market, the older washing machines will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

83
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Quieter than average noise level
Has a child lock
Features self-cleaning
Has a foam control system
Has a load balancing system
Has a delayed start timer
Has an AquaStop function
Has a door open alarm
Smaller than average drum capacity
Slower than average maximum spin speed
Washing class rating of only G
Slow cycle time
Spin-drying class rating of only B
Smaller than average drum volume
Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity

The WS12T440's drum capacity of only 6.5kg is smaller than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is smaller than 85% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. Across all the washing machines the drum capacities range from 1kg to 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.9kg.

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Slower Than Average Maximum Spin Speed

The slowest maximum spin speed of washing machines is 100 RPM, the fastest is 2,800 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,300 RPM. The WS12T440's maximum spin speed of only 1,200 RPM is slower than 70% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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The noise levels of washing machines range from 39dB to 99dB, and the average noise level is 58dB. The WS12T440's noise level of only 52dB is quieter than 68% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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Washing Class Rating of Only G

The WS12T440 has a washing class of G which is worse than the A washing class found on most washing machines.

a washing class of A is the best washing class across comparable types of washing machine.

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Slow Cycle Time

The cycle time of the Siemens WS12T440 of 330 min is slower than 98% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature. The average cycle time of all washing machines is 210 min, with the fastest being 12 min and the slowest being 600 min.

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Has a Child Lock
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The Siemens WS12T440 has a child lock. 63% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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Features Self-Cleaning
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The WS12T440 features self-cleaning, which is unusual. 83% of washing machines do not feature self-cleaning.

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Has a Foam Control System
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The WS12T440 has a foam control system, which is unusual. 74% of washing machines do not have a foam control system.

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Has a Load Balancing System
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The Siemens WS12T440 has a load balancing system, unlike 66% of washing machines which do not have a load balancing system.

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Has a Delayed Start Timer
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The WS12T440 has a delayed start timer. 82% of washing machines also have a delayed start timer.

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Has an AquaStop Function
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The WS12T440 has an AquaStop function, which is unusual. 80% of washing machines do not have an AquaStop function.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The WS12T440 has a door open alarm, unlike 98% of washing machines which do not have a door open alarm.

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Spin-Drying Class Rating of Only B

This washing machine has an spin-drying class of B, which is the most commonly found spin-drying class on washing machines.

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Smaller Than Average Drum Volume

The average drum volume of all washing machines is 58L, with the smallest being 7L and the biggest being 150L. The Siemens WS12T440's drum volume of only 46L is smaller than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the smallest 18% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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Running Costs

Siemens WS12T440 Running Costs

The WS12T440 is one of the more economic to run washing machines that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the WS12T440 will cost $440 over 10 years to run.

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Total running cost over 10 years
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Europen European Energy Rating
1.4T
Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
36
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 36 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
390
Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 105,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 390 baths.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Siemens WS12T440

QWhat is the drum capacity of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a drum capacity of 6.5 kilograms.
QWhat is the noise level of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a noise level of 52 decibels.
QWhat is the maximum spin speed of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a maximum spin speed of 1,200 revolution per minute.
QDoes the Siemens WS12T440 have a load balancing system?
AYes, the Siemens WS12T440 has a load balancing system.
QWhat is the washing class of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a G washing class.
QWhat is the cycle time of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a cycle time of 330 minutes.
QDoes the Siemens WS12T440 have a foam control system?
AYes, the Siemens WS12T440 has a foam control system.
QDoes the Siemens WS12T440 have a delayed start timer?
AYes, the Siemens WS12T440 has a delayed start timer.
QWhat available colours does the Siemens WS12T440 have?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a white colour.
QWhat is the loading type of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a front loading type.
QDoes the Siemens WS12T440 have a built-in display?
AYes, the Siemens WS12T440 has a built-in display.
QWhat is the case design of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a freestanding case design.
QDoes the Siemens WS12T440 have a direct drive?
ANo, the Siemens WS12T440 does not have a direct drive.
QDoes the Siemens WS12T440 have a child lock?
AYes, the Siemens WS12T440 has a child lock.
QDoes the Siemens WS12T440 feature self-cleaning?
AYes, the Siemens WS12T440 features self-cleaning.
QDoes the Siemens WS12T440 have a remaining time indication?
AYes, the Siemens WS12T440 has a remaining time indication.
QWhat is the annual energy consumption (washing) of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has an annual energy consumption (washing) of 119 kilowatt hours.
QWhat is the energy efficiency class of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has an A+++ energy efficiency class.
QWhat is the width of the Siemens WS12T440?
AThe Siemens WS12T440 has a width of 600 millimeters.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Siemens WS12T440. However we have checked the rating of all Siemens washing machines and the average score is 66.4%.

Siemens WS12T440 Specification

Key Features
Drum Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Spin Speed
Performance
Load Balancing System
Washing Class
Cycle Time
Noise Level (Wash)
Foam Control System
AquaStop Function
Spin-Drying Class
Delayed Start Timer
Spin Noise Level
Washing Programs
Residual Moisture
Washing Programs
Hand/wool Washing Program
Black Washing Program
Allergie Washing Program
Half-Load Function
Jeans Washing Program
Delicate/silk Washing Program
Design
Drum Volume
Colour
Loading Type
Built-in Display
Case Design
Display
Door Hinge
Control Type
Display Type
Door Opening Angle
Direct Drive
Drum Material
Ergonomics
Child Lock
Self-Cleaning
Remaining Time Indication
Door Open Alarm
Buzzer
Power
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Consumption Per Cycle
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
Power Consumption (Off)
Connected Load
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Door Opening Diameter

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

4242003682418 ws12t440, siemens 4242003682418, siemens ws12t440by, siemens 1200rp

Barcodes

 04242003680933,  04242003682418

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