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Hotpoint FTCL871GP review

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£320.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Heat pump
  • Freestanding
  • Medium
Reviewed

The Hotpoint FTCL871GP heat-pump condenser dryer reuses heat from the drum to continue to dry the clothes inside. This makes it a very energy-efficient way to dry your washing. But does this model dry evenly and quickly? To answer these questions we sent it away to the Which? test lab. Read on for our review and full results for this Hotpoint heat-pump tumble dryer.

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We have tested 149 tumble dryers and found that there are 18 Don't Buys and 31 Best Buys.
Range of Tumble dryer scores
  1. 39%
    Lowest score
  2. 63%
    Average score
  3. 79%
    Highest score
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