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Bosch Maxx WAK28160GB Energy Review

58/100
What is the ekoScore?

It's a score out of 100 comparing the efficiency of this product against 8 kg models.

With a score of 58 this product's energy efficiency rating is good.

Bosch Maxx WAK28160GB

Lifetime Energy Costs of 8 Kg Washing Machines Over 7 Years
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£205
£566
(7 years)
£357
What is the product ekoMeter?

It shows you where this product is in the range of energy costs. See how much you can save by clicking in the range to compare the energy costs and total cost of ownership of this product with others.

This product

Cost to Run

£357
£356
£43
£42
£3.58
£2.58
12p
11p

Cost of Ownership

Last known price: £399
Lifetime energy cost: £357 (90% of price)
Total cost of ownership over 7 years: £756

A note on average usage

In order to calculate energy costs for washing machines we assume an average use of approximately 5.5 times a week. Remember that these costs are only indicative and will vary according to your actual usage. More

Energy costs for washing machines are based on a full load using the standard 60°C cotton program. We use 60°C as the reference because this is the only consistent information provided by manufacturers. Most people wash at 40°C and the difference varies a lot, between 5% and 40% less, but on average the cost should be around 20% lower. And of course if you wash at 30°C the cost will be lower still.

Load Capacity (kg) 8
Yearly Operational Power Consumption
(A) Power consumption 0.96 kWh (per cycle)
(B) Usage 284 cycles per year
(C) Electricity cost per kWh 15.75p
(D) Yearly power consumption 272.64 kWh
(E) Cost per cycle 15.12p
 
Yearly cost calculation (A * B * C) / 100 = £42.94
 
Energy Cost Over 7 Years
Average annual increase in electricity cost over the last 6 years: 5.69%
 
Energy cost in year 1 (@ 15.75p): £42.94
Energy cost in year 2 (@ 16.65p): £45.39
Energy cost in year 3 (@ 17.60p): £47.98
Energy cost in year 4 (@ 18.60p): £50.71
Energy cost in year 5 (@ 19.66p): £53.60
Energy cost in year 6 (@ 20.78p): £56.65
Energy cost in year 7 (@ 21.96p): £59.87
 
Total energy cost over 7 years: £357.16

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What is the ekoCost?

It's the estimated cost to run this product. Using energy costs is a meaningful way to measure energy effiency, allowing you to understand at a glance how a product compares to others, and reveals the hidden cost of owning a product.

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It's a score out of 100 comparing the efficiency of this product against 8 kg models.

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It's the estimated cost to run this product. Using energy costs is a meaningful way to measure energy effiency, allowing you to understand at a glance how a product compares to others, and reveals the hidden cost of owning a product.

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