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Deal of the week: save money on a Miele tumble dryer

Save £70.99 on this Miele T8402C tumble dryer
Cheap tumble dryers

Reduced to £649 from £719.99, this Miele T8402C tumble dryer has nearly £71 off at the Co-operative.

The freestanding Miele T8402C condenser tumble dryer has both manual and automatic sensor-dry programs, as well as an adjustable two-hour anti-crease function which claims to keep your clothes in top condition. 

Our experts tested the Miele T8402C tumble dryer in our labs to see how its claims stood up to our intensive testing. 

How we test tumble dryers

Tumble dryers are expensive, so make sure you invest in a model that will be effective at drying your clothes, easy to use and – to save you money on running costs – energy efficient.

In our tests, we look at drying speed, evenness of drying, ease of use, noise and running costs, using four loads of washing in each machine on two different settings. 

A bad tumble dryer takes around 30 minutes to dry 1kg of washing, that’s typically around two and a half hours for a full load. But many Best Buys take twenty minutes or less per kg – that’s just over an hour and a half for a full load.

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Energy efficient tumble dryers

Saving time on tumble drying also means saving money. We measure the energy usage of each machine in our tests. The best machines use about a third less energy than the worst – which means that if you use it every other day, you’ll save around £75 a year.

Visit our tool on energy costs to see how much it will cost you per year to run each tumble dryer.

Deal of the week

Spotted this Miele T8402C tumble dryer for less elsewhere? Let us know – email with the details and we’ll update this page. All prices correct at 10am on Friday 20th July 2012.

Visit the Co-operative website to buy this Miele T8402C tumble dryer.

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