Best 10 Kg Washing Machines (UK 2017)

A 10 kg washing machine is the way to go when looking for an appliance that can meet the demands of a growing or large family. The larger drum means that you can get all your washing done in one load, even with a family of 5 or more.

We’ve researched the best 10kg washing machines available in the UK in 2017. Here are our top 5.

Candy Grand’O Vita GV101410T3W

Candy Grand'O Vita GV1410T3W

One of the cheapest 10 kg washing machines in this list, the Candy Grand’O Vita is both easy to use and great value for money, especially for families. Available in white, this model weighs your washing using the KG mode therefore ensuring the right temperature and quantity of water are used to achieve the best wash possible.

Features and specifications

  • Capacity: 10kg
  • Maximum spin speed: 1400 rpm
  • Annual energy consumption: 271 kWh
  • Energy rating: A+++

Pros

  • Automatically adjusts settings to the load being washed
  • 14 minute quick wash
  • Wool programme
  • Energy efficient (A+++)

Cons

  • A bit noisy
  • Detergent drawer isn’t very big

Verdict

The best thing about the Candy Grand’O Vita is that it offers great value for money. At an inexpensive price this model consistently delivers an efficient system that is easy to use and can survive a large family.

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Hotpoint WMFUG1063P Smart

Hotpoint WMFUG1063P

The Hotpoint WMFUG1063P Smart washing machine offers a large choice of 16 wash programs including functions such as extra rinse and easy iron, making it a very versatile machine.

The large load capacity and the ability to change the temperature accordingly mean that this machine is perfect for a large family.

Features and specifications

  • Capacity: 10kg
  • Maximum spin speed:1600 rpm
  • Annual energy consumption: 235 kWh
  • Energy rating: A+++

Pros

  • 1-year manufacturer guarantee
  • Energy Efficient (A+++ rating)
  • 16 Wash programs
  • Little to no noise

Cons

  • Shortest time is 30 minutes
  • The compartment for powder washing detergent gets clogged as a result of the machine being economical with water usage

Verdict

Given how versatile it is, the Hotpoint WMFUG1063P offers good value for money, but for the average family the price might be a little high. The neutral white colour of this appliance means it should blend in well with most kitchens’ colour schemes.

This machine is easy to use and runs quietly. However, some people dislike how the time for washes is often quite long, and even the quick spin setting can exceed 30 minutes.

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Hoover One Touch DXOC410C3

Hoover One Touch DXOC410C3

The Hoover One Touch DXOC410C3 boasts 15 different programmes including a wool programme that will take care of jumpers and scarves, ideal for the winter months.

This machine has something called ‘KG mode’ which weighs each load and then tailors the wash settings appropriately. The incorporation of One Touch technology allows you to operate the machine remotely through the use of the Hoover smartphone app which gives you daily usage reports, keeping you in the know.

Features and specifications

  • Capacity: 10kg
  • Maximum spin speed: 1400 rpm
  • Annual energy consumption: 239 kWh
  • Energy rating: A+++

Pros

  • 1-year manufacturer’s guarantee
  • Automatically adjusts wash settings to take care of clothes
  • KG mode, which weighs the load
  • Available in black chrome or white chrome

Cons

  • Loud spin
  • Detergent draw is small
  • 1400 rpm spin only applies to cottons, programmes can’t be overridden

Verdict

The Hoover One Touch model not only looks good, it also works well. The incorporation of features such as KG mode and One Touch technology means that washing is easier.

This is one of the cheapest models on this list, and unsurprisingly it has a few flaws. It can make a lot of noise when washing, which is something to consider before buying this product.

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Zanussi Lindo300 ZWF01483WR

Zanussi Lindo300 ZWF01483WR

The large drum on this product makes the Zanussi Lindo300 a good fit for large families. With the use of innovative Aquafall technology this machine will ensure an even wash so that your clothes come out cleaner than ever.

Features and specifications

  • Capacity: 10kg
  • Maximum spin speed: 1400 rpm
  • Annual energy consumption: 232 kWh
  • Energy rating: A+++

Pros

  • Super quiet model
  • Aquafall technology sprays water and detergent directly on to clothes, evenly washing the load quickly
  • 30 minute quick time wash
  • Inverter Motor means that the machine is quieter, energy efficient and lasts longer

Cons

  • Touch-sensitive controls can be too sensitive
  • The machine is very sensitive and needs to be on a perfectly level floor, otherwise the spin can be disrupted.
  • The eco wash can take up to 4 hours

Verdict

Zanussi have a history of creating affordable and practical products, and the Zanussi Lindo300 ZWF01483WR more than lives up to the company’s reputation. With regards to the price, this Zanussi model provides excellent value for money.

Though the 1400 rpm spin is limited to one programme, you can reduce the cycle length by pressing the ‘quick’ button. The fact that this machine remains incredibly quiet even after a few months of use is a huge benefit.

>>> Read reviews and buy on AO.com <<<

 

Samsung WW10H9600EW

Samsung WW10H9600EW

The sophisticated and stylish appearance of the Samsung WW10H9600EW means it’s more than just an energy-efficient and practical appliance; it’s a design statement too! Furthermore, the bright light inside the drum ensures that you can always find that missing sock.

Another good thing about this washing machine is that you can control it from a smartphone app so you can operate it from anywhere in your home.

Features and specifications

  • Capacity: 10kg
  • Maximum spin speed: 1600 rpm
  • Annual energy consumption: 119 kWh
  • Energy rating: A+++

Pros

  • User interface learns the user’s washing preferences
  • Very quiet
  • Quick wash time of 15-60 minutes for less than 2kg
  • Energy efficient
  • 5 year guarantee

Cons

  • Quite expensive
  • Auto wash cannot be adjusted from 40 degrees to 30 degrees
  • Machine is quite heavy

Verdict

Regarding price this machine is the most expensive on this list (at the time of writing). However it more than makes up for this with the 5-year guarantee and state-of-the-art technology that actually learns the user’s washing preferences, identifying which programmes are the most common and saving them as favourites.

Furthermore, the large door and quick time wash of 15 minutes means that it is the most practical choice for people with a busy lifestyle who need to get the most washing done in the least of amount of time.

>>> Read reviews and buy on Currys.co.uk <<<

 

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